Science & Technology

Research team achieves record value for perovskite triple-junction cells

23/09/2023 - 13:05

A research team at the Freiburg, Germany-based Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE has produced a laboratory solar cell... read more

Fraunhofer ISI presents roadmap on alternative battery technologies

15/09/2023 - 11:37

»Are there alternatives to the lithium-ion battery?« A roadmap prepared by the German Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation... read more

Iridium-based selective emitter for thermophotovoltaics

14/09/2023 - 14:14

A research group at the Helmholtz Center Hereon, headquartered in Geesthacht near Hamburg, Germany, has joined forces with the Technical... read more

»Energy Storage Inspection« first tests two independently purchased systems – with poor results

13/09/2023 - 14:20

As part of their »Perform« research project, the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and the Solar Storage Systems Research Group of... read more

VDE certifies balcony power plants

08/09/2023 - 13:25

The German VDE Association for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies now offers certification for plug-in solar power... read more

Research project on the integration of e-car charging stations in DC networks

05/09/2023 - 15:13

The German Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA is working with other partners from industry and... read more

DNV calls for minimum standards for maintenance protocols

05/09/2023 - 15:02

Norwegian quality assurance and risk management company DNV has launched a project to get the solar industry to jointly agree on minimum... read more

New structures at ISC Konstanz

01/09/2023 - 17:51

Germany’s International Solar Energy Research Center Konstanz (ISC Konstanz e.V.) has restructured its board and established new... read more

Project consortium tests Scania hybrid truck with 13 kW solar generator

01/09/2023 - 17:40

A semitrailer truck from Swedish manufacturer Scania with combustion engine/electric motor hybrid drive and a solar generator integrated... read more

Research project on »battery storage sharing« enters field test phase

31/08/2023 - 14:47

With the entry into the »field phase« in a residential neighborhood in Bielefeld, Germany, the practical tests within the framework of... read more