Science & Technology

Consortium of research institutions reached module efficiency of 41.4 percent with CPV

22/11/2018 - 20:06

In the EU-funded project CPVMatch, a consortium of research institutions and companies headed by German research institute Fraunhofer... read more

US energy department awarded DNV GL for bifacial PV research project

19/11/2018 - 21:07

Norwegian DNV GL, a quality assurance and risk management company in the oil and gas, energy and maritime industries, was selected to... read more

First flight of Aurora’s UAV »Odysseus« is scheduled for spring 2019

14/11/2018 - 20:27

Aurora Flight Sciences Corp. unveiled its new solar-powered autonomous aircraft »Odysseus«, an ultra-long endurance, high-altitude... read more

Jolywood unveils new transparent mesh backsheet to reduce LCOE of bifacial systems

13/11/2018 - 14:17

The Chinese module manufacturer Jolywood (Suzhou) Sunwatt Co. Ltd. has released its new transparent mesh backsheet, which was developed... read more

HZB achieved 25.5 percent efficiency record in perovskite-silicon tandem solar cells

12/11/2018 - 20:27

German researchers at Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie (HZB) increased the efficiency of perovskite-silicon tandem... read more

DOE will support new projects to advance solar technologies with $53 million

25/10/2018 - 16:26

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced selections for up to $53 million in new projects to advance early-stage solar technologies... read more

Novel cell connector increases power by 1.9 W

25/10/2018 - 15:35

German Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE and German precious metals and technology group Heraeus are researching and... read more

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