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Solar-Tectic LLC receives patent for III-V thin-film tandem high-performance solar cell and LED technology

The entire patented process for the Solar-Tectic LLC III-V tandem cell can be environmentally friendly since non-toxic metals can be used to deposit the crystalline thin-film materials for both the bottom layer in the tandem configuration as well as in the top, III-V, layer.   Solar-Tectichas announced that a patent application for a method of […]

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LG Unveils Its Highest Power Residential Solar Module With Enhanced Performance

The LG NeON R is LG’s highest power module for residential installation, with a power output up to 365W. LG Electronics has introduced its most powerful and energy efficient solar module technology at Solar Power International 2017 in the form of the LG NeON R. The new residential module, available in the US this month, […]

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Insect Eyes Inspire New Solar Cell Design by Stanford Researchers

Packing tiny solar cells together, like micro-lenses in the compound eye of an insect, could pave the way to a new generation of advanced photovoltaics based on a promising material called perovskite. A new solar cell inspired by the compound eyes of insects could help scientists overcome a major roadblock to the development of solar […]

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RENA Technologies, AIKO Solar cooperates in the field of p-type PERC technology and advanced metallization

RENA supports AIKO’s transfer to passivated emitter and rear cell (PERC) technology on mono- and multicrystalline silicon and the two companies have agreed to cooperate in the field of plated front side electrodes to replace costly printed silver pastes. Germany based RENA Technologies GmbH and China based AIKO Solar Energy has partnered in the field […]

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Trina Solar Hits New Efficiency Record of 24.13% for IBC Mono-crystalline Silicon Solar Cell

The record-breaking n-type mono-crystalline silicon solar cell form Trina Solar was fabricated on a large-sized phosphorous-doped Cz Silicon substrate with a low-cost industrial IBC process, featuring conventional tube doping technologies and fully screen-printed metallization. Trina Solar has announced that its State Key Laboratory (SKL) of PV Science and Technology (PVST) has set a new record […]

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GCL-SI Invests in Vietnam for 600MW Solar Cell Production

In the deal, GCL-SI will provide solar cell production equipment, whereas Vina offers plant, supporting facilities along with an experienced management team. GCL System Integration has recently announced its investment in Vina Cell Technology for 600MW solar cell production capacity. Vina Cell Technology Co., Ltd. is a Vietnam-based solar cell manufacturer. With this move GCL-SI […]

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Scientists At MTU Develops Brand-New Way To Synthesize Sodium-Embedded Carbon Nanowalls

A little sodium goes a long way. At least that’s the case in carbon-based energy technology. Specifically, embedding sodium in carbon materials can tremendously improve electrodes. Scientists at Michigan Technological University invented a method to take a material out of theory and make it into a real electrode. They ran tests on the sodium-embedded carbon […]

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India’s 87% solar cell imports from China in Apr-Sept: Piyush Goyal

India imported solar and photovoltaic cells worth about USD 826 million from China in the first six months of the current fiscal, which is over 87 per cent of the country’s total such imports. India’s total imports of these cells were worth USD 948.88 million, including USD 825.98 million from China, constituting 87.05 per cent, […]

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Solar Cells Made With Tin Could Make Solar Power Cheaper And More Widespread

A research team from University of Warwick lead by Dr. Ross Hatton and Professor Richard Walton explained how solar cells could be produced which are more adaptable and simpler to produce than their current counterparts. Researchers note that solar cells made with tin could lead to a more widespread use of solar power, with potential […]

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