Science & Technology

Stanford researchers create model to combine PV with crop production for biofuels

11/04/2014 - 01:00

A research team from Stanford University has recently created a new computer model that aims to combine the crop production for biofuels... read more

Dow Corning obtains patents for its PV encapsulant films

09/04/2014 - 01:00

US silicon-based technology company Dow Corning Corp. has secured the patents for its PV encapsulant films in the US and EU. The company... read more

Trina Solar launches new monocrystalline module

09/04/2014 - 01:00

Chinese solar manufacturer and project developer Trina Solar Ltd. has announced the launch of the Honey Ultra monocrystalline module.... read more

ABB to partner with Solar Impulse

08/04/2014 - 01:00

Swiss-Swedish power and automation technologies group ABB has formed a technology partnership with the solar-powered airplane Solar... read more

NEC commissions large-scale renewable energy storage system in Italy

03/04/2014 - 01:00

Japanese provider of integration of IT and network technologies NEC Corporation has commissioned a large-scale renewable energy storage... read more

Solar Frontier announces 20.9% efficiency for CIS solar cell

03/04/2014 - 01:00

Japanese copper-indium-diselenide (CIS) thin-film module producer Solar Frontier K.K., a subsidiary of Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K.,... read more

German universities present comprehensive online-guide for renewable energy courses

02/04/2014 - 01:00

The German Federal Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) and the foundation Nagelschneider-Stiftung have... read more

Heliatek announces 7% efficiency for a transparent solar cell


German manufacturer of high-end solar films Heliatek GmbH announced it has reached a 7% efficiency for an organic transparent solar cell... read more

Panasonic launches off-grid PV power package for areas without electricity


Japan-based electronics manufacturer Panasonic Corp. has launched the Power Supply Container, a stand-alone photovoltaic power package... read more

MIT researchers to use bacteria to improve solar cells


Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have used bacterial cells to produce biofilms that can incorporate... read more