Science & Technology

PlanetSolar to start 2014 campaign

20.03.2014

Swiss company PlanetSolar SA announced that the 2014 campaing of its solar-powered catamaran MS Tûranor PlanetSolar will focus on the... read more

First Solar records 17.0% efficiency for a CdTe solar module

20.03.2014

US thin-film module manufacturer First Solar Inc. set a new world record for a thin-film CdTe solar module at 17.0%. The new efficiency... read more

M+W Group and Siemens to jointly develop large-size lithium-ion batteries

20.03.2014

Germany-based engineering and construction company M+W Group and Siemens Industry Automation Division will jointly develop production... read more

Electrovaya and Canadian Solar cooperate on micro-grid project

18.03.2014

Canadian energy storage system provider Electrovaya Inc. will supply a 200 kWh storage system based on its Lithium Ion SuperPolymer®2.0... read more

DAW SE and Belectric OPV to cooperate on BIPV research

18.03.2014

German construction paint and insulation system manufacturer DAW SE (Deutsche Amphibolin-Werke) and BIPV module producer Belectric OPV... read more

DVN GL acquires PV Evolution Labs

18.03.2014

Norway-based provider of expert advisory services to the maritime, oil and gas, and energy industries has agreed to acquire US provider... read more

Canadian Solar opens microgrid testing center in Ontario

17.03.2014

Chinese-Canadian solar company Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI) has officially opened its Canadian Solar Microgrid Testing Centre in Guelph,... read more

GT launches new metallization and interconnect technology for solar modules

17.03.2014

US polysilicon production equipment supplier GT Advanced Technologies Inc. has introduced a new cell metallization and interconnect... read more

Younicos cooperates with Italian grid operator to stabilise Sardinian island grid

17.03.2014

German storage specialist and integrator Younicos AG will provide Italian grid operator Terna with a 1MW/1MWh high-power battery that... read more

Imec announces 8.4% efficiency for fullerene-free organic solar cells

13.03.2014

Belgian nanoelectronics research institute Imec announced it has developed a fullerene-free organic photovoltaic (OPV) multilayer stack... read more