Science & Technology

First Solar announces 21% efficiency for its CdTe solar cells, reports slight revenue growth

07/08/2014 - 01:00

US thin-film module manufacturer First Solar Inc. has set a new world record for the conversion efficiency of a thin-film CdTe solar... read more

REC unveils new module designed with half-cut cells

04/08/2014 - 01:00

Norwegian solar producer REC has unveiled a new solar module with half-cut cells. REC explains that the new module concept, in which the... read more

AkzoNobel and SERIS to cooperate on solar cell manufacturing research

31/07/2014 - 01:00

Netherlands-based R&D company AkzoNobel announced it will partner with the Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS) at... read more

Ideal Power to supply Sharp with battery converters for its SmartStorage technology

31/07/2014 - 01:00

US inverter and battery converter producer Ideal Power Inc. has signed a multi-year purchase agreement with Japanese electronics... read more

Shin-Etsu unveils new technology for monocrystalline cell manufacturing

28/07/2014 - 01:00

Japanese chemical company Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd. has launched a new technology for the production of monocrystalline silicon solar... read more

Magnolia Solar to use nanotechnology in solar cell production

24/07/2014 - 01:00

US thin-film solar cell developer Magnolia Solar Corp. announced it will integrate nanotechnology into its CIGS and III-V solar cell... read more

Meyer Burger provides Choshu Industry Corp. with cell tester

10/07/2014 - 01:00

Swiss equipment manufacturer Meyer Burger Technology AG announced it has provided Japanese solar producer Choshu Industry Corporation (... read more

AMPT launches new string optimizer

10/07/2014 - 01:00

US Power conversion technology developer AmptLLC has launced a new string optimizer. The device is a DC power converter with multiple... read more

Heraeus relocates its solar R&D activities in the US

10/07/2014 - 01:00

German precious metals and technology group Heraeus announced that it will relocate its R&D activities related to its solar business... read more

China Sunergy cooperates with 48th Research Institute of China Electronics Technology Group Corporation on solar research

08/07/2014 - 01:00

Chinese solar cell and module manufacturer China Sunergy Co. Ltd. (CSUN) announced that its R&D subsidiary China Sunergy (Nanjing)... read more