Science & Technology

Sundrive Solar is backed by AUD 8 million in funding

04/11/2020 - 10:29

Australian Sundrive Solar has attracted AUD 8 million (USD 5.7 million) in funding, according to the government-owned Australian... read more

»AgriVoltaics 2020« will be held online

09/10/2020 - 10:16

The conference »AgriVoltaics 2020«, originally planned in Perpignan, France, as the »1st world congress on agrovoltaic systems«, i.e. on... read more

ISE makes progress in »electroplating« for solar cell contacting

06/10/2020 - 14:26

It is an old dream of the solar industry: to replace the expensive silver in the contact fingers with copper. When nickel and copper are... read more

LG launches large module »Mono X Plus« with up to 450 Watt

03/10/2020 - 16:18

LG Electronics is expanding its »Mono X Plus« series to include modules with outputs of 365 to 370 watts (type »S1W« with 120 half cells... read more

Maxeon files »shingled modules« patent lawsuit against Canadian Solar

29/09/2020 - 14:44

The cell and module manufacturer Maxeon Solar Inc. with headquarters in Singapore has filed a patent lawsuit against the Chinese-... read more

JA Solar receives certification for new large module series »Deep Blue 3.0«

27/09/2020 - 12:18

Chinese module manufacturer JA Solar Technology Co. Ltd. has received IEC 61215 and IEC 61730 certificates for its new DeepBlue 3.0... read more

New 440-watt half-cell module from Sharp

23/09/2020 - 10:18

The Japanese electronics group Sharp has expanded its portfolio of half-cell modules. The new module type NU-JD440 NU-JD440 has 144... read more

PPVX increased by 63.8 percent in 2019

22/01/2020 - 09:40

The PHOTON Photovoltaic Stock Index PPVX was quoted at 1,484 points on 31 December, thus closing the year 2019 with a gain of 63.8... read more

Scientists create thin films made from barium zirconium sulfide which could lower solar energy costs

22/01/2020 - 09:40

Scientists at University at Buffalo, New York, have created thin films made from barium zirconium sulfide (BaZrS3) and confirmed »that... read more

Research on technologies for roll-to-roll production of organic photovoltaics

20/12/2019 - 10:02

German Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT in Aachen and partners are developing technologies for the roll-to-roll production... read more