Science & Technology

Trina Solar achieves efficiency of 20.16 percent for industrially-produced multi-crystalline silicon PERC cells

15/07/2018 - 10:37

Chinese Trina Solar Limited has achieved an average efficiency of 20.16 percent for its industrially-produced P-type multi-crystalline... read more

UL launches solar inspection certificate service for small PV power plants

09/07/2018 - 17:35

Underwriters Laboratories LLC (UL) offers a new PV power plant certificate: a solar plant verification and inspection service for... read more

Soltec opens bifacial tracker evaluation center

06/07/2018 - 11:19

Soltec, manufacturer and supplier of horizontal single-axis solar trackers and related services in large ground-mount PV projects, is... read more

KIT and TenneT try out superconductor technology at 380 kV level

29/06/2018 - 11:24

The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and the German network operator TenneT are jointly conducting a feasibility study on the use... read more

Three new perovskite solar cell concepts with efficiencies of 25 percent or more

17/06/2018 - 20:24

At the WCPEC-7 (World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion) in Waikoloa (Hawaii), which ended last Friday, three perovskite-... read more

PHOTON Module Test Workshop at Intersolar Europe and EU PVSEC

13/06/2018 - 18:25

At the workshop »The PHOTON Module Test - Results and Outlook« at this year's Intersolar Europe in Munich on 21 June 2018 (1.30 pm to 4... read more

Manz launches redesigned »Speedpicker«

06/06/2018 - 17:08

German PV equipment manufacturer Manz AG launched its redesigned automation solution for handling crystalline silicon wafers in the... read more

Nines PV secured €3 million in new funding

04/06/2018 - 12:41

Irish equipment manufacturing and process development company for the PV industry Nines Photovoltaics has secured €3 million ($3.5... read more

ESA: Solar cells with an efficiency of 30 percent will power »Neosat« telecom satellites

31/05/2018 - 15:03

The European Space Agency (ESA) has designed a ultra-thin solar cell that would be used in solar-powered space exploration. According to... read more

Imec realize bifacial n-PERT cells with average 21.9 percent front-side efficiency

30/05/2018 - 12:39

Belgian research institute Imec, in partnership with Energy Ville, announced that it has realized highly efficient n-PERT (Passivated... read more