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What Solar Panels Do at Night?

Sun is the prime source wherein solar panels efficiently convert sunlight into electricity. But why can’t solar panels gleefully generate electricity at night. Righto! The designing and technology of solar panels have been developed to work with sun. Few experts argue that Moonlight can be used to power PV cells at cost of 345:1. That […]

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Glass with Switchable Opacity Could Improve Solar Cells and LEDs

Switchable glass available today is quite expensive because it uses transparent conducting layers to apply a voltage across the entire glass. Using nanoscale grass-like structures, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania have created glass that lets through a large amount of light while appearing hazy. This is the first time that glass has been […]

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Petitioners Attended the Anti-Dumping Petition Hearing by DGAD

An anti-dumping duty may be described as a protectionist tariff imposed by the domestic government. All the petitioners of the anti-dumping duty matter on solar cells and modules were present at the hearing by the Directorate General of Anti- Dumping and Allied Duties (DGAD) on December 12, 2017. The Indian Solar Manufacturers Association (ISMA) as […]

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Trina to Invest $500 Million in Indian Solar Industry

The company has purchased a land near Visakhapatnam to set up a manufacturing plant to produce solar cells and module of capacity of more than 1GW in 2015.   The world’s largest solar panel developer, Trina Solar is vying to pump in $500 million of investments in India if the profits are in favor. The […]

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3D-Micromac Delivers Laser Contact Opening Systems for PERC Solar Cells Production at Hanwha SolarOne

A critical step in the manufacturing process of PERC solar cells is laser contact opening (LCO), where laser ablation is used to perforate a thin passivation layer onto the rear side of the solar cell. 3D-Micromac AG, a leading supplier of laser micromachining and roll-to-roll laser systems for the photovoltaic, medical device and electronics markets, […]

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Improving Solar Cells by Watching Atoms Move in Hybrid Perovskite Crystals

Hybrid perovskites are promising materials for making next-generation solar cells because they are inexpensive to manufacture and are considerably efficient at converting light to electricity. A team of researchers led by the University of California San Diego has for the first time observed nanoscale changes deep inside hybrid perovskite crystals that could offer new insights […]

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Singulus Technology Launches Generis PVD Product

The concluded contract includes the delivery of the new GENERIS PVD coating machines by SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES. The SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES AG (SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES) continues to be successful in marketing production equipment for the manufacturing of heterojunction (HJT) high-performance solar cells. A few days ago, a delivery contract for a production line of the SILEX II type […]

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NREL Develops Switchable Solar Window

Demonstration device dynamically responds to sunlight by transforming from transparent to tinted while converting sunlight into electricity. Thermochromic windows capable of converting sunlight into electricity at a high efficiency have been developed by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Relying on such advanced materials as perovskites and single-walled carbon […]

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Glass Microparticles Enhance Solar Cells Efficiency

When it comes to manufacturing solar cells, it is crucial to find ways to diminish light reflection from cells and avoid transparent electrode overheating, which prevents solar cells from working properly. Scientists from ITMO University suggested a new solar cell coating that combines features of an electrode and those of a light-trapping structure. The coating […]

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