Science & Technology

MIT researchers use heat to improve efficiency of silicon-based PV cells


Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a new approach to harvesting solar energy that could... read more

CSUN signs R&D agreement with University of New South Wales


Chinese cell and module manufacturer China Sunergy Co. Ltd. (CSUN) has signed an R&D cooperation agreement with Austrialian... read more

CECEP announces 18.32% efficiency for solar cell using Applied Materials' technology


CECEP Solar Energy Technology Co. Ltd., a Chinese state-owned company specializing in the research, production and installation of... read more

Innovationsallianz announces 306 W Perc-Module


Innovationsallianz Photovoltaik, an R&D initiative controlled by Germany's Federal Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation and... read more

Toshiba to test transportable lithium-ion battery technology in Spain


Japanese engineering and electronics conglomerate Toshiba Corp. and Spanish natural gas company Gas Natural Fenosa plan to carry out... read more

Ford introduces solar-powered hybrid car that uses CPV tech


US automaker Ford Motor Company has introduced the C-MAX Solar Energi Concept, a hybrid car that relies on the sun to recharge its... read more