Advanced Power backs 8-GW renewables pipe with CIB debt
Switzerland-based power manufacturer Advanced Power has gotten USD 60 million (EUR 60.8 m) in the red funding to speed up the growth of its 8-GW pipeline of renewable resource projects in the US.
Oct 25, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, Europe, Switzerland, North America, Advanced Power
Switzerland approves solar obligation for new structures
Switzerland has actually introduced a plan of measures that make the installation of photovoltaic panels on some new buildings mandatory and relieve the building and construction of large-scale photovoltaic (PV) plants in the Alps.
Oct 4, 2022 // Policy, Europe, Switzerland
Four-terminal flexible perovskite-CIGS tandem mini-module with 18.4% effectiveness
Swiss scientists have actually developed a 4T tandem perovskite/CIGS mini-panel with a geometric fill factor of over 93%. It combines a 10.8%- reliable small perovskite module and a 15.1%- efficient CIGS device.
Jul 26, 2022 // Technology, Europe, solar cell, perovskite, Switzerland, efficiency
BIPV facade for new exhibition space in Switzerland
Switzerland-based Novartis has actually deployed a 36 kW building-integrated PV facade on its new exhibition center in Basel. The system features 10,680 organic PV modules from France's Asca.
May 16, 2022 // BIPV, Technology, Manufacturing News, Residential, Europe, Switzerland, Novartis
JinkoSolar indications maiden ESS framework for Europe with Memodo
JinkoSolar has signed its very first European power storage solution (ESS) framework agreement with German solar as well as power storage dealer Memodo.
May 13, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Germany, Europe, JinkoSolar, Switzerland, Austria, distributed generation, energy storage solution, memodo
Titanium oxide nanoparticle-based perovskite PV cell with 24.05% effectiveness
A brand-new perovskite PV cell based on titanium dioxide nanoparticles exhibits low effectiveness losses when scaled up from cell to module.
May 3, 2022 // Technology, Germany, China, Europe, Asia, perovskite, Switzerland, efficiency, solar sell, Mohammad Khaja Nazeeruddin
EPFL achieves 29.2% efficiency for tandem solar cell with fully textured silicon
Researchers in Switzerland made substantial progress with a method to perovskite-silicon tandem cell layout that they state might become integrated right into existing silicon PV production. They have announced the success of a 29.2% cell efficiency-- not far from the total record for tandem cells, and confirmed by Germany's Fraunhofer ISE.
May 2, 2022 // Technology, Europe, solar cell, Switzerland, efficiency, EPFL, Christophe Baliff
Swiss power player swoops on 263MW EU solar
MET Groupis acquiring six projects in Italy and also Spain increasing its portfolio to 714MW
Apr 28, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Spain, Italy, Europe, Switzerland, MET Group, Christian Hurlimann
Pure strong state batteries from Switzerland
Swiss Clean Battery is readied to begin commercial production of its pure strong state batteries in Switzerland. The batteries are based upon a safeguarded electrolyte made of a strong ion conductor, which aids to preserve inner resistance and capacity. The dealt with ion conductor is developed in the battery cell itself, comparable to a multi-component adhesive.
Apr 8, 2022 // Storage, Europe, Switzerland, Thomas Lützenrath, Swiss Clean Battery
Solar-- 10 Predictions for 2022
Feb 14, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, USA, Germany, China, Australia, Europe, Asia, Switzerland, Oceania, Africa, South Africa, North America
Alpiq intends to develop Switzerland's biggest solar plant in the Alps
Energie Electrique du Simplon (EES), a subsidiary of Swiss electricity producer Alpiq, is planning to build an 18-MW solar park in the Swiss Alps to make use of strong solar radiation at high elevations throughout the year.
Feb 9, 2022 // Plants, Europe, Switzerland, PV Power Plant, Alps, Alpiq
Varo Energy prepares 7.7 MW solar park to power Swiss refinery
Oil refiner and also vendor Varo Energy Group as well as renewable resource company Groupe E are planning to develop a 7.7-MW solar park to power Switzerland's only operating refinery in the west of the Alpine nation.
Jan 17, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Europe, Switzerland, Solar Park, Dev Sanyal, Varo Energy
New materials for extremely high-efficiency perovskite solar cells
A team of chemists from Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Lithuania synthesized materials that were utilized for building a record-breaking perovskite solar module, with an efficiency of 21.4 percent. This was attained with the passivation of the active solar cell layer, which boosts the efficiency of the cell as well as substantially boosts its stability.
Jan 12, 2022 // Technology, Manufacturing News, solar cells, Europe, perovskite, Switzerland, Lithuania, efficiency, EPFL, Kaunas University of Technology, KTU, Kasparas Rakštys, Lausanne Federal Institute of Technology
3D chemistry increases perovskite efficiency to 23.9%.
A global cooperation led by EPFL chemical designers has actually gotten rid of a trouble in the manufacturing of perovskites that decreases their performance as solar panels. The strategy produced perovskite solar panels with an effectiveness of 23.9 percent and functional security longer than 1000 hours.
Nov 12, 2021 // Technology, Europe, perovskite, Switzerland, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, efficiency
Axpo & IWB Build the Largest Solar Plant in Swiss Alps
In a statement released yesterday, it was disclosed that over the next four months, Axpo, Switzerland's biggest renewable energy manufacturer, as well as IWB, a Basel-based power carrier, will certainly develop the biggest Alpine solar plant in Switzerland at the Muttsee dam.
Jun 3, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Axpo, Europe, Switzerland, solar plant, IWB, the Alps