Thin-film modern technologies can noticeably decrease carbon intensity of PV, NREL researchers say
Thin-film modern technologies such as cadmium telluride (CdTe) and perovskites can markedly minimize the carbon intensity of PV compared with silicon alternatives, according to scientists at the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
Jul 5, 2022 // Technology, Manufacturing News, NREL, perovskite, thin-film, carbon, CdTe, decarbonsiation
Missing out on piece in solar panel puzzle discovered, might result in much more effective technology
Silicon-based solar modules control the current market. However, they are pricey and also have a high carbon impact.
Aug 25, 2021 // Technology, Manufacturing News, UK, Europe, solar panel, CdTe, Loughborough University, solar efficiency, Pooja Goddardand, Roger Smith, Peter Hatton, Michael Watts
CdTe breakthrough might lead to more reliable solar cells, UK scientists say
New insight into exactly how chlorine improves the efficiency of cadmium telluride (CdTe) cells could result in also higher performances, according to a group of researchers at Loughborough University in the UK.
Aug 24, 2021 // Technology, Manufacturing News, UK, Europe, CdTe, cadtel, cell efficiency, module efficiency
Researchers show low-temperature and also reliable ex situ group V doping of polycrystalline solar cells
In recent times, designers have created a selection of solar modern technologies using various types of products. These include solar cells based on cadmium telluride (CdTe), a steady crystalline semiconducting substance consisted of cadmium and tellurium.
Jul 14, 2021 // Technology, solar cells, university of toledo, CdTe, Deng-Bing Li, University of Alabama
LPKF struck by thin film solar consumers postponing orders
Thin-film laser systems equipment provider LPKF Laser & Electronics struggled with hold-ups in obtaining brand-new expected orders from 2 long-stand consumers last year.
Mar 25, 2021 // Manufacturing News, USA, Malaysia, China, Europe, Asia, CIGS thin film, North America, CdTe, lpkf laser
Solar panels move off the roofing system on to exterior wall surfaces with Solstex
Using the power of the sun through brand-new solar panel exterior for LEED credit rating and also net no buildings
Sep 25, 2020 // Technology, UK, Europe, solar panel, CdTe, Solstex, Hugh Lowry
Toledo Solar gets DOE grant to research study lighter, steel-backed solar modules
As if being the only thin-film cadmium telluride solar panel maker in the household market had not been enough of a niche, Toledo Solar is currently seeking to establish something never done prior to: modules with glass-enameled steel backs.
Aug 13, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, USA, PV module, North America, Ohio, CdTe, Toledo Solar
New CdTe panel producer
U.S.-based Toledo Solar is attempting to differentiate itself from First Solar's cadmium telluride supremacy by running in the business and also domestic sections, which have actually long been unkind to the innovation.
May 15, 2020 // Manufacturing News, USA, First Solar, North America, CdTe, Toledo Solar, Aaron Bates, Michael Heben, Markus Beck
Researchers advance solar material production
A Washington State University team has developed a more efficient, safer, and cost-effective way to produce cadmium telluride (CdTe) material for solar cells or other applications, a discovery that could advance the solar industry and make it more competitive.
Jan 27, 2020 // Technology, USA, solar cells, North America, CdTe, Washington State University, Santosh Swain
EDP buys 50% stake in 278MW of First Solar projects in the US
Energias de Portugal (EDP), through its subsidiary EDP Renewables North America LLC, has acquired a 50% stake in a 278MW US solar portfolio that was developed by First Solar.
Oct 30, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, EDP, First Solar, North America, CdTe