EPFL-led group makes use of additives to improve the stability and also efficiency of perovskite solar cells
A team of scientists, led by Professor Michael Grätzel at EPFL and also Xiong Li at the Michael Grätzel Center for Mesoscopic Solar Cells in Wuhan (China), have actually developed a technique that deals with stability issues of perovskite solar cells (PSCs) as well as raises their effectiveness.
Jan 23, 2023 // Technology, China, Asia, EPFL, perovskite solar cells, Michael Grätzel, Xiong Li, Michael Grätzel Center for Mesoscopic Solar Cells
BayWa r.e. continues Asia-Pacific expansion and has launched a new solar system distribution business in the Philippines
German project developer for renewable energies BayWa r.e. Renewable Energy GmbH has launched a new solar systems distribution business in Makati City, the Philippines.
Nov 21, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, Germany, Europe, Asia, Philippines, BayWa r.e. Renewable Energy, Daniel Gäfke
Algerian 150 MW solar tender secures final price of $0.069/kWh – and only a third of the capacity
The Algerian Electricity and Gas Regulation Commission has concluded a tender launched in June. The one solar project selected will sell power at DZD8.28/kWh. The authority reportedly only published ceiling prices for energy bids on the day the exercise was completed.
Oct 30, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Tariffs, tender, Africa, Algeria, Malek Drif, CREG, Al-Muchkat’s Drif
'A step in the wrong direction': United States utility-scale solar deployment fell 53% in Q2
US utility-scale solar installments in Q2 2022 were down 53% year-on-year as policy headwinds and trade concerns affected growth and raised the stockpile of postponed projects, a new report has actually disclosed.
Jul 28, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Markets & Finance News, Policy, California, USA, PPA, Texas, Invenergy, North America, Indiana, deployment statistics, American Clean Power Association, AD/CVD
Fraunhofer ISE comes with the building of an up and down integrated 5 GW photovoltaic factory in Andalusia
German Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE is supporting the newly established company "Greenland Gigafactory" in its prep work to build a highly automated manufacturing facility for photovoltaic or pv products with a capacity of 5 GW in Spain.
Apr 21, 2021 // Manufacturing News, Spain, Germany, Europe, Andalusia, Fraunhofer Institute, Jochen Rentsch, pv factory
The sunlight that powers solar panels additionally damages them ... yet 'gallium doping' is providing a service
The procedure of making gallium-doped photovoltaic panels was under a patent till last year. It's just since this approach has started to pick up vapor.
Aug 2, 2021 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Australia, Solar Panels, solar cells, Oceania, PV panel, University of New South Wales’s School of Photovoltaics and Renewable Energy Engineering, gallium
Calculating the coming aluminum demand for solar panels as well as just how to alleviate its greenhouse influence
A team of researchers at the University of New South Wales has actually discovered that because of enhanced needs for photovoltaic panels in the coming years there will certainly be a corresponding boost in the requirement for aluminum to sustain them.
Jan 24, 2022 // Technology, solar panel, University of New South Wales, Timothy Laing, University of Brighton
'Climate Wednesday': Just how President Biden means to stimulate yet further renewables development in the US
Having considered the other day "Climate Wednesday", US President Joe Biden signed a raft of Executive Orders developed to ratchet up the US' initiatives to fight climate modification and increase the development of its residential renewables sector.
Jan 29, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, USA, Donald Trump, North America, Abigail Ross Hopper, Joe Biden, president biden
EPFL group makes use of unique modulators to improve the effectiveness and also stability of perovskite solar cells
A team of scientists at EPFL have actually developed a method that improves both power conversion performance as well as stability of solar cells based upon pure iodide as well as mixed-halide perovskites.
Jan 3, 2023 // Technology, solar cell, perovskite, efficiency, EPFL, Michael Grätzel, Ursula Rothlisberger
A strategy to boost the effectiveness of solar cells based upon thin-film bifacial Cu( In, Ga) Se2.
To tackle international warming, designers have actually been trying to create increasingly innovative technologies that can generate as well as keep electric energy more sustainably. One of the most renowned among these technologies are solar cells, gadgets based on photovoltaic or pv products that can convert solar radiation into electricity.
Dec 23, 2022 // Technology, solar cell, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, National Tsing Hua University, University of Cantabria, Shih-Chi Yang
Dutch golf club to branch out with 147 MW solar park yet will grid blockage shelter the strategies?
PV project developer Solarfield is intending to construct a plant under the SDE+ renewables rewards program. Building is intended to begin in 2021. The solar park will certainly remain in the district of Flevoland, among the locations where grid blockage is threatening the implementation of big range solar.
Feb 24, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Europe, Netherlands, Solarfields
Today's Commerce choice on antidumping photovoltaic panel tariffs might make or damage the U.S. solar industry
" We're either mosting likely to be laying off numerous staff members or employing hundreds of staff members."
Sep 28, 2021 // Tariffs, USA, North America, Abigail Ross Hopper, George Hershman, Troy Ochoa
JA Solar forecasting for 2022 module shipments up to 40GW in the middle of n-type cell expansion
JA Solar is forecasting to ship as high as 40GW of modules this year as it anticipates its n-type cell capacity expansion to deliver next year.
Jul 19, 2022 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, JA Solar, Asia, Southeast Asia, n-type
All modification at the top of Europe's renewables majors as Vattenfall, Ørsted unveil brand-new CEOs
Both Vattenfall and also Ørsted, two of Europe's largest renewables business, will certainly begin following year with brand-new bosses after the announcement of brand-new chief executives this week.
Sep 11, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Europe, Vattenfall, Orsted, grundfos, Anna Borg, Thomas Thune Andersen
UNITED STATES to include every year 20 GW of large-scale solar ability over the next five years
The U.S. ended 2020 with record wind and also solar additions, defeating previous highs in all sectors, according to BloombergNEF's (BNEF) latest "1H 2021 U.S. Renewable Energy Market Outlook".
Apr 12, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, USA, BNEF, North America, Tara Narayanan, Tom Rowlands Rees