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Solar Panels’ Efficiency Drop: UK Researchers Solve Key Flaw

The new research shows the first observation of a previously unknown material defect which limits silicon solar cell efficiency. Prof Tony Peaker, who co-ordinated the research in the University of Manchester, now published in the Journal of Applied Physics said: “Because of the environmental and financial impact solar panelefficiency degradation’ has been the topic […]

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Insolight in the Spotlight With claims of 29% Efficiency for solar Panels

Insolight claims that its panels, thanks to a patented optical system that concentrates sunlight on a kind of miniature photovoltaic cell normally used in satellites, deliver high efficiencies at a lower cost. The Lausanne, Switzerland based Insolight’s latest claims, which follow testing by an independent lab, should be a reason to think for naysayers who […]

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SunPower to Supply 29.9MW of High Efficiency Solar Panels for Tenergie Solar Projects in France

The SunPower panels are being installed on 157 rooftop projects totaling 26.8 megawatts and two ground-mount projects totaling 3.1 megawatts. Tenergie expects to commission all of the projects before the end of next year. SunPower, a majority-owned subsidiary of Total SA, and Tenergie, an independent renewable power producer have announced that SunPower is supplying 29.9 […]

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Panasonic Celebrates 20th Anniversary of High-Efficiency Solar Panel HIT Mass Production

Key Messages: Celebrating 20 years of large-scale production of the innovative solar panel HIT Low-temperature co-efficiency allows for high-efficiency even in intense heat 2017 has been a great year for Panasonic Eco Solutions North America thus far, as the company is now celebrating the 20th anniversary of the HIT mass production that revolutionized the solar […]

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SunPower sets a new solar power panel efficiency record of 24.1 percent

SunPower has set a new solar power panel efficiency record of 24.1 percent, surpassing the previous world record for the highest efficiency of a solar panel using silicon cells. Early this year SunPower achieved 22.8 percent efficiency for its X-Series solar panel. “With greater efficiency, we can fit more watts on the roof with the outstanding […]

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Programme Officer (Solar Energy)

Duties and Responsibilities: The Renewable Energy (solar) Programme Officer will support the ISA through the collection, analysis, and presentation of data on renewable energy(solar) needs and opportunities specifically in relation to solar energy. The Programme Officer will report either to the Director, Programme or the Director of Technology and Innovation and be responsible for the […]

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Will Larger Solar Module Sizes Work For Everyone?

As Panel Sizes Grow, Time For A Reality Check For C&I Buyers & Residential homeowners looking for Rooftop Solar. The second half of 2020 marked a new shift in the solar module segment, with many manufacturers announcing the launch of bigger, better & higher output modules. Some have called these the next level of technology […]

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Solar Cleaning Start-up Solavio Labs Gets Funding from Canadian Province

Solavio Labs, an Indian clean tech start-up innovating in the solar panel cleaning technology space has announced the completion of funding from Canadian Province – New Brunswick for Rs 40,60,000 taking their total fund raised to Rs 2 crores. This marks Solavio Labs as the only Indian start-up in the clean tech space to receive […]

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New Technology from PNU Makes Foldable Solar Cells a Practical Reality

With the recent development of foldable mobile phone screens, research on foldable electronics has never been so intensive. One particularly useful application of foldable technology is in solar panels. Current solar cells are restricted to rigid, flat panels, which are difficult to store in large numbers and integrate into everyday appliances, including phones, windows, vehicles, […]

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