Science & Technology

HZB optimizes processes for Perovskit CIGS tandem cell

04/02/2019 - 11:21

A research team at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie GmbH (Helmholtz Center for Materials and Energy, HZB) has... read more

Jinko Solar’s n-type Topcon monocrystalline silicon solar cell reaches efficiency of 24.2 percent

29/01/2019 - 17:54

Jinko Solar Holding Co. announced a record high efficiency of 24.2 percent was achieve by its large-area n-type Topcon monocrystalline... read more

Module quality has improved in recent years, PI Berlin

22/01/2019 - 19:33

Module quality has improved and scale has played an important role, but quality still remains variable among both large and small... read more

US energy department announces battery recycling prize and battery recycling R&D center

17/01/2019 - 19:27

The US Department of Energy (DoE) announced the launch of a »Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize« and the establishment of an associated... read more

Longi Solar sets new bifacial mono-PERC solar cell world record at 24.06 percent

17/01/2019 - 17:57

Chinese solar manufacturer Longi Green Technology Co., Ltd. (Longi Solar) has achieved a new monocrystalline silicon PERC world record... read more

ISE developed adhesive process for shingle cell technology

09/01/2019 - 16:19

The German Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE in Freiburg has developed a special adhesive process to interconnect... read more

DNV GL transfers ownership of solar reliability test lab to PVEL management team

07/01/2019 - 22:08

The management of Norwegian DNV GL and California-based PV Evolution Labs (PVEL) have jointly decided that PVEL will become a separate... read more

ISE achieved efficiency record of 22.3 percent for silicon-based multi-junction solar cell

07/01/2019 - 21:31

Scientists at German Fraunhofer ISE in cooperation with partners have achieved a new efficiency record of 22.3 percent for a multi-... read more

Oxford PV perovskite solar cell achieves 28 percent efficiency

20/12/2018 - 20:26

UK solar technology company Oxford Photovoltaics Ltd. announced a new world record for its perovskite based solar cell. The company’s 1... read more

First Solar Series 6 completes test protocol at CSA Group’s PV Test Lab

18/12/2018 - 21:09

First Solar’s Series 6 thin film PV module technology has met completion criteria in the newly published CSA/ANSI C450 (»PV Module... read more