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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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Solar Cells With 30-year Lifetimes for Power-generating Windows

A new transparency-friendly solar cell design could marry high efficiencies with 30-year estimated lifetimes, research led by the University of Michigan, U.S., has shown. It may pave the way for windows that also provide solar power. “Solar energy is about the cheapest form of energy that mankind has ever produced since the industrial revolution,” said […]

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Energy Engineer – Solar

Redaptive is looking for a self-motivated, passionate, and collaborative Energy Engineer – Solar to work closely with our growing team based in the US & India. The Energy Engineer – Solar will collaborate with the Commercial Product, Engineering Solutions, Data Analytics, and Business Development teams. Redaptive is an energy management and technology company introducing the […]

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Tesla’s Li-ion Battery Inaugrated at World’s Largest Solar Farm

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has inaugurated a pilot project for energy storage at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park using Tesla’s lithium-ion battery solution. The project has a power capacity of 1.21 MW and an energy capacity of 8.61 MWh with a life span of up to 10 years. “The energy […]

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Phelan Energy Unveils New Floating Solar Panel Tech

Phelan Energy Group (PEG) unveiled a new floating solar panel at the SolarPlaza, Floating Solar conference, in Amsterdam, Netherlands, yesterday. This new concept design and efficiency will make its power output price competitive, or lower than land based solar systems, said Chairman Paschal Phelan. Floating PV has been hailed for its huge potential in the next […]

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