Solar Energy International News

Perovskite photovoltaic cells hit new world efficiency record

Engineers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia, have smashed the world efficiency record for perovskite photovoltaic (PV) cells. The 12.1% efficiency rating was for a 16 cm2 perovskite solar cell, the largest single perovskite photovoltaic cell certified with the highest energy conversion efficiency, and was independently confirmed by the international […]

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Vishay Intertechnology to Showcase Its Latest Grid and Ribwound Resistors at POWER-GEN International 2016

Vishay Intertechnology has announced that it will be exhibiting its latest grid and ribwound resistors for oil and gas, industrial, and renewable energy power systems at POWER-GEN International 2016. The world’s largest power generation event is taking place on Dec. 13-15 at the Orange County Convention Center, in Orlando, Florida. Vishay will showcase Vishay Milwaukee […]

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Oxford PV Signs JDA With a Global Manufacturer Of Solar Cells And Modules

Oxford Photovoltaics has announced the signing of a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with a global manufacturer of solar cells and modules. Under the agreement both the companies will work together to further develop Oxford PV’s perovskite-based solar technology – taking it from lab scale to manufacturing-ready status. Oxford PV touts that it holds the world’s […]

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Will surpass $10 billion investment commitment for India in solar and Internet-led businesses: Softbank

Positive on India’s prospects, Japan’s SoftBank today pledged that it will “surpass” the stated commitment of investing $ 10 billion in the country as it ramps up investments in solar power generation and Internet-led businesses. “We have already invested $ 2 billion in last few years, and we will surpass my commitment of investing $10 […]

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Just Energy, Sungevity partners to grow solar footprint in Leading US solar markets

Sungevity and Just Energy Group has partnered to accelerating solar adoption in several of the leading U.S. solar markets. Just Energy will leverage Sungevity’s industry-leading platform to sell Sungevity Energy Systems to customers in California, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York, four of the top ten solar markets in the nation according to the Solar Energy […]

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Marathon Capital Announces the Successful Closing of Empower Energies’ DG Solar Fund

Marathon Capital is pleased to announce the successful closing of the Empower Energies, Inc. (“Empower” or the “Company”) Distributed Generation Fund (“DG Fund”) for commercial and industrial (“C&I”) photovoltaic solar projects originated and developed by Empower and its co-development partners. Marathon Capital served as the exclusive financial advisor and evaluated a variety of tailored, structuring […]

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Russian Billionaire Businesswoman Expands Investment Into Renewable Energy

Australia based Inteco Beteiligungs GmbH, owned by Russian billionaire businesswoman and philanthropist Yelena Baturina, continues the expansion of a project to generate, use and market renewable energy in Europe. In October, Inteco completed the acquisition of a solar park near the city of Farsala in Greece. According to industry experts energy produced by the solar park in […]

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