Science & Technology

EMPA achieves new efficiency record of 20.8 percent for flexible thin-film solar cells

04/07/2019 - 17:27

Scientists at Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research (EMPA) achieved an efficiency record of 20.8 percent for... read more

Longi announces new technology for module encapsulation

11/06/2019 - 21:08

Chinese solar group Longi Green Energy Technology Co. Ltd. (Longi Solar) has developed a new technology for module encapsulation called... read more

Photovoltaic is the cheapest form of electricity generation in large parts of the world, study

10/06/2019 - 10:14

Cost reductions and the rapid expansion of production capacities make photovoltaics one of the most attractive technologies for a global... read more

Lechwerke to install OPV on a grain silo

02/06/2019 - 10:45

German regional energy supplier Lechwerke AG (LEW) is installing an organic photovoltaic (OPV) film from Heliatek in Dresden, Germany,... read more

Heraeus Photovoltaics expands China and Singapore R&D capabilities

02/06/2019 - 10:44

Heraeus Photovoltaics, supplier of metallization solutions to the PV industry, announced an expansion of its China and Singapore R&D... read more

NREL is looking for applications for $3 million solar prize

30/05/2019 - 09:59

The second round of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) American-Made Solar Prize, a $3 million competition designed to revitalize U.S.... read more

Canadian Solar announced 22.28 percent multi-crystalline cell conversion efficiency

30/05/2019 - 09:50

Canadian Solar Inc. announced that the company has set a world record of 22.28 percent conversion efficiency for its p-type multi-... read more

Trina Solar announced efficiency record of 24.58 percent for mono-crystalline silicon i-TOPCon cell

30/05/2019 - 09:50

Chinese Trina Solar Co. Ltd. announced that its State Key Laboratory (SKL) of PV Science and Technology (PVST) of China has set a new... read more

Fraunhofer ISE joined EPKI

20/05/2019 - 16:38

German Fraunhofer ISE joined the European Perovskite Initiative for the Development of Perovskites based Solar Technology (EPKI). The... read more

»European photovoltaic production can be restarted«, ISE

19/05/2019 - 20:04

On behalf of the German Engineering Federation (VDMA), the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE has carried out a study... read more