Science & Technology

Mars mission »InSight« terminated due to dusty solar panels

22/12/2022 - 14:23

U.S. space agency NASA on Wednesday (Dec. 20) declared the mission of the »InSight« geophysical station, which landed on Mars in 2018,... read more

Architecture Award Building-Integrated Solar Technology 2022 presented

21/12/2022 - 17:43

With the »Architecture Award for Building-Integrated Solar Technology 2022«, Germany’s Solar Energy Promotion Association of Bavaria (... read more

Unofficial range record for »Sunswift 7«

20/12/2022 - 18:55

The solar-powered electric car »Sunswift 7« developed by a team of students at the University of New South Wales in Australia has set an... read more

HZB achieves new world record for silicon perovskite tandem cell

20/12/2022 - 18:51

A world efficiency record of 32.5 percent has been achieved at Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB) for a tandem solar cell with a bottom cell... read more

SolarDuck to build Japan’s first offshore PV demonstration project

20/12/2022 - 17:47

Dutch offshore PV specialist SolarDuck B.V., together with cooperation partners, is building a demonstrator for the use of offshore... read more

EMPA achieves improved efficiencies for bifacial CIGS cells

20/12/2022 - 17:30

A team at Swiss research institute EMPA (Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research) has developed a process that can... read more

MIT research team develops »paper-thin solar cells«

16/12/2022 - 16:21

A team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has developed a process to bond ultra-thin solar cells to a robust fiber... read more

Consortium of Meyer Burger and four research institutes for perovskite technology.

15/12/2022 - 15:55

Swiss cell and module manufacturer Meyer Burger Technology Ltd says it has signed »multi-year cooperation agreements« with four research... read more

E.ON concludes agreement for use of 450 megahertz radio network

06/12/2022 - 15:40

German Energy group E.ON has become the first company to sign a framework agreement for the nationwide use of services provided by... read more

»Repowering« the ISS's solar electricity supply

06/12/2022 - 14:56

During a spacewalk on Dec. 2, International Space Station (ISS) crew members Josh Cassada and Frank Rubio mounted a roll-out solar array... read more