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Origami's steel solar panel frame surpasses aluminium in independent screening
A solar PV module frame made from recycled roll-formed steel has outperformed conventional aluminium frames in screening by an independent third party.
Aug 10, 2022 // Manufacturing News, testing, aluminium, testing labs, module frame, origami solar, steel frame
US govt launches USD-675m critical products research programme
The US Department of Energy (DOE) on Tuesday provided a Request for Info (RFI) in connection with a USD-675-million (EUR 659.6 m) programme for the research, advancement, presentation and also commercialisation of critical products used in clean energy technologies.
Aug 10, 2022 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, USA, North America
Inflation Reduction Act passes US Senate, enact House of Representatives anticipated this week
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), that includes US$ 369 billion in energy security and climate modification programmes over the next ten years, passed in the senate on Sunday, leading the way for its motion to the House of Representatives and also succeeding signing by President Joe Biden.
Aug 8, 2022 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, USA, ITC, North America, investment tax credit, solar manufacturing, Inflation Reduction Act, investment tax credits, production tax credit
Top Lithium Producing Countries With The Largest Reserves
Aug 8, 2022 // Manufacturing News, Storage
New Material Pushes Sodium-Ion Batteries To Phase Out Costly Lithium
It's utilized in the battery cathode to supply record-high energy storage space capacity, eliminating among the bottlenecks of the arising sodium-ion modern technology. According to the scientists, once again research into efficient materials for sodium-ion batteries is conducted, they may well supersede lithium-ion ones.
Aug 5, 2022 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Storage, Lithium-ion batteries, battery technology, sodium ion, battery cathode, Semyon Shraer, Skoltech and Lomonosov Moscow State University, sodium ion batteries, Stanislav Fedotov
Volvo Group Expedites Work To Set Up Battery Manufacturing Plant In Sweden
A substantial site localization research has actually been done, which suggests that the Skaraborg area in Sweden is an optimal location for the plant. The Volvo Group plans to progressively raise capacity as well as reach large-scale series production by 2030.
Aug 5, 2022 // Manufacturing News, Storage, electric vehicle, Electric Mobility, clean mobility, high-performing batteries, Martin Lundstedt, Skaraborg region, Volvo factory in Sweden, Volvo Group, Volvo production plant for battery cells
Ultra-thin silicon nanoparticle solar cell with 11% efficiency
Iranian scientists have demonstrated a multi-layer silicon nanoparticle (SNP) solar cell based upon nanoparticles that are densely stacked inside a dielectric medium. They considered different SNP frameworks as well as arrangements to customize these particles as a p-- n junction cell.
Aug 4, 2022 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Asia, solar cell, Iran, efficiency
Hanwha Solutions to up United States solar investment if Inflation Reduction Act passes-- reports
Hanwha Solutions is supposedly thinking about increasing its financial investment right into United States solar production if the freshly agreed upon Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is passed.
Aug 4, 2022 // Manufacturing News, USA, pv modules, North America, Hanwha Q Cells, hanwha solutions corporation, module capacity, hanwha solutions, hanwha q cells korea, Inflation Reduction Act
Daqo's Q2 profits treble Y-o-Y, lower polysilicon production costs result in record quarterly profits
Primarily driven by a 28% decrease in its polysilicon production cost, Daqo New Energy recorded its best manufacturing volume and also profits in Q2 2022.
Aug 4, 2022 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, financial results, Daqo New Energy, xinjiang daqo, polysilicon production
Top 10 Lithium-Ion Battery Manufacturers
Aug 4, 2022 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Market Research, LG CHEM, Panasonic, lithium-ion battery, CATL, Samsung SDI, battery manufacturers, Lithium-Ion Battery Manufacturers, Lithium-Ion Manufacturers, A123 Systems, Piedmont Lithium
New Tigo tool will certainly help identify powerline communications issues in design phase
Tigo has actually unveiled the Solar PLC Signal Integrity Tool and increased training product to encourage solar installers and EPCs to offer high-quality solar remedies for C&I solar system owners.
Aug 3, 2022 // Technology, Manufacturing News, JD Dillon, Tigo
Meyer Burger cuts production targets for 2022, 2023
The Swiss solar module producer Meyer Burger Technology AG (SWX: MBTN) has decreased its production prepare for this year as well as beside reflect a delayed ramp-up of the production capacity and also supply chain restrictions.
Aug 2, 2022 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, meyer burger
US market shipped US$ 10bn of modules in 2021, average price per watt value continues to fall
The US market shipped US$ 9.8 billion of modules in 2021, with the average buck per watt value continuing to fall, according to the country's Energy Information Agency (EIA).
Aug 2, 2022 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, USA, North America, modules, EIA, module prices, energy information agency, module value
Germany's Manz abandons CIGS thin-film solar technology
Manz AG (ETR: M5Z) has actually made a decision to discontinue the more development of the copper indium gallium selenium (CIGS) thin-film solar technology after terminating negotiations with a Chinese customer on the completion of a large solar project.
Aug 1, 2022 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Germany, Europe, CIGS, Manz
Perovskite cells' reverse bias potential threatens modern technology's commercial viability, say scientists
Perovskite solar cells are at risk to serious reverse bias obstacles beyond those of traditional silicon cells, which might stand for more obstacles to the modern technology's commercialisation, according to new research.
Aug 1, 2022 // Technology, Manufacturing News, solar cells, Sydney, perovskite, modules, research, unsw, perovskite cells, reverse bias