Science & Technology

ZSW and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology start thin-film PV technology partnership

07/05/2014 - 01:00

Germany’s Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) and the King Abdullah University of Science and... read more

Hawaiian Electric to install up to 200 MW of large-scale energy storage capacity on Oahu

07/05/2014 - 01:00

To meet its goal of adding more renewable generation to the Oahu grid, local energy company Hawaiian Electric (HECO) is seeking... read more

Chinese solar producer tests Natcore's black silicon wafers on commercial production line

07/05/2014 - 01:00

US solar technology company Natcore Technology Inc. announced that a large unnamed Chinese solar cell manufacturer has tested Natcore's... read more

MIT researchers win prize for increasing output of shaded solar cells

01/05/2014 - 01:00

A group of MIT researchers has been awarded a prize at the seventh annual MIT Clean Energy Prize (CEP) competition for developing an... read more

Semprius announces four-junction, four-terminal stacked solar cell with 43.9% efficiency

30/04/2014 - 01:00

US CPV module manufacturer Semprius Inc. announced it has achieved 43.9% conversion efficiency for a four-junction, four-terminal... read more

Soitec and Exosun start CPV technology partnership

30/04/2014 - 01:00

French solar tracker manufacturer Exosun SAS and French semiconductor materials manufacturer and CPV technology provider Soitec SA... read more

EU-funded research project aims to produce solar kerosene

29/04/2014 - 01:00

A research project funded by the EU is attempting to develop a jet fuel based on simulated sunlight. The project, named Solar-Jet, is... read more

German energy provider Wemag to install 5 MW storage system

16/04/2014 - 01:00

Wemag AG, an energy supplier operating across Germany with headquarters in Schwerin, northern Germany, will complete the installation of... read more

Correction: Panasonic's new efficiency record was confirmed by a third entity

15/04/2014 - 01:00

In the PHOTON Newsletter published on Apr. 11, 2014, it was wrongly reported that the new Panasonic’s conversion efficiency of 25.6% for... read more

Danfoss expand its FLX inverter series

14/04/2014 - 01:00

Danish inverter producer Danfoss Solar Inverters has expanded its FLX inverter line with five new inverters with the power size ranging... read more