photovoltaics

Axpo Acquires Urbasolar With Plans to Become European Leader in PV Segment

Swiss energy utility Axpo and independent French solar PV specialist Urbasolar have announced the signing of an acquisition contract of 100% of the latter’s securities by Axpo. This agreement aims to consolidate and stimulate the growth of the French PV specialist, which now becomes the photovoltaic operator within the group with the ambition to become […]

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Solaria’s New Innovation! PowerXT 430Wp Module for Commercial Properties

The company’s new patented modules maximize system power and performance through delivering high power and highly aesthetically-pleasing PV panels. Solar module technologies provider Solaria Corporation has introduced its latest innovation in its industry-leading efficiency roadmap, the SolariaPowerXT 430Wp, optimized for commercial applications. Further, this new module is now available through the company and its leading […]

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Fraunhofer ISE Develops Printed In-Situ Perovskite Solar Cells to Save Resources

With a record efficiency of 12.6 percent, the researchers have now reached an important milestone in the field of printed photovoltaics. Besides silicon-based photovoltaics, which presently dominate the market, there are other materials, such as perovskite, that also show great potential. Scientists are testing the proof of concept of these new types of solar cells. […]

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IBC SOLAR Commissions 27 MW Solar Plant in Odisha

With the newly connected PV plant, IBC SOLAR is supporting Odisha to increase its share of solar power by around 30 percent. Germany based photovoltaics (PV) specialist IBC SOLAR has completed a 27 MW (DC) solar plant near Kesinga in Kalahandi district of Odisha state. With the newly connected PV plant, IBC SOLAR is supporting […]

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Photovoltaics and Ethylene Oxide Production to consume Six Hundred Million Ounces of Silver Through 2020

Two of the everyday industrial uses for silver are in photovoltaic cells (the main constituents of solar panels) and as a catalyst for the production of ethylene oxide (an important precursor in the production of plastics and chemicals).  These two uses of silver will together account for 120 Moz per year of consumption on average […]

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Zhu Gongshan, Chairman of GCL elected as President of Global Solar Council’s new committee

Zhu Gongshan, Chairman of Golden Concord Holdings Limited (GCL) has been elected as President of new committee of Global Solar Council (GSC). GSC is the world’s largest cooperation platform in the photovoltaic (PV) industry. Zhu Gongshan will lead the Council from December 2017 to December 2019. Zhu said that GSC will play a positive role in promoting the PV industry’s development around the globe, by improving policy, technology, and investment […]

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