Science & Technology

Flexible solar can have significant grid benefits, study

25/10/2018 - 15:04

A new study conducted by Energy and Environmental Economics, Inc. (E3) and sponsored by First Solar, Inc. shows »that operating solar... read more

DOE announces $46 million for solar generation resiliency research

18/10/2018 - 17:47

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $46 million in research funding to advance holistic solutions that provide grid... read more

Scientists develop material with silicon-like characteristics

17/10/2018 - 16:46

Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research (MPI-P) in Mainz (Germany), together with scientists from Dresden, Leipzig,... read more

HZB researchers are used to boost the efficiency of silicon solar cells

04/10/2018 - 17:48

Scientists at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin incorporate layers of organic molecules into the solar cell to boost the theoretical limit... read more

Hanergy introduces facade integrated »HanWall« module for skyscrapers

03/10/2018 - 19:46

Chinese thin-film producer Hanergy Thin Film Power Group introduced its BIPV product »HanWall« at launch events in seven locations (... read more

EU funding for research to cost reduction of GaAs semiconductors

03/10/2018 - 19:46

The European Union has awarded an »ERC Starting Grant«, an award for young researchers at the beginning of their independent careers, to... read more

Module validation by app for the Australian market

02/10/2018 - 18:54

The Australian Clean Energy Regulator (CER) has announced a »Solar Panel Validation Initiative« following a one-year trial phase.... read more

36th EU PVSEC will take place from 9 to 13 September 2019 in Marseille, France

30/09/2018 - 21:23

On Friday, the 35th European Photovoltaic Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC) ended in Brussels, Belgium. Next year’s event will take... read more

Imec’s screen printed large-area nPERT solar cells surpass 23 percent efficiency

27/09/2018 - 18:30

Belgian research institute Imec announced that its latest generation of large-area monofacial screen-printed rear-emitter nPERT cells... read more

Oxford PV and Oxford University target to develop perovskite solar cell with 37 percent efficiency

27/09/2018 - 16:58

UK solar technology company Oxford Photovoltaics Ltd. announced a five year research project with the University of Oxford to develop a... read more