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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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Goldi Solar Completes 24+ MW Solar Module Supply for Solarization of LS Mills Limited

Goldi Solar, India’s most quality conscious solar brand has completed a 24+ MW supply order of solar modules to LS Mills, a leading textile company based in Theni, Tamil Nadu. The modules are for a project based in Aviyoor, Virudhunagar District of Tamil Nadu commissioned in March 2021. Goldi Solar’s 71690 high efficiency solar panels […]

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Toledo Uni Scientists Make 6.4% Efficient Antimony Selenide Solar Cell

In a paper entitled ‘Influence of Post-selenization Temperature on the Performance of Substrate-Type Sb2Se3 Solar Cells’, published in the peer-reviewed journal ACS Publications (whose parent organisation is American Chemical Society), scientists working at the University of Toledo in the United States have developed a 6.43%-efficient solar cell using antimony selenide (Sb2Se3) films with favourable crystalline properties. […]

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26% increase in Solar Power Generation in the U.S. in 2020

Solar power generation in the US has seen a massive increase in the last twenty years. According to data presented by Trading.Platforms.com, solar power generation in the US increased by 26% year on year in 2020, producing just under 91,000 Million Kilowatt Hours of solar thermal and photovoltaic (PV) power. The data shows that in the […]

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ReNew Power to use Robotic Cleaning Solutions From Airtouch Solar

Airtouch Solar will supply its water-free robotic cleaning systems for three of ReNew Power’s new solar plants in Rajasthan, India. Israel-based clean solutions providers for solar systems Airtouch Solar (Airtouch) has announced that it has signed contracts for the supply of its water-free robotic cleaning systems for application on three of ReNew Power’s new solar […]

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