The U.S. will tax the Chinese photovoltaic products

The U.S. Department of Commerce decided Tuesday to impose a payment of countervailing duty (CVD) for crystalline silicon solar cells imported from China. The decision came after complaints by American...

Rise of organic photovoltaics

Solar cells, today dominated by silicon, are expensive, so more and more researchers are interested in the possibility of manufacturing solar cells from other materials, plastic or organic. These new ...

New technology for cheaper PV

HyperSolar has developed a flexible solar panel that uses photonic technology to separate and light lead to areas of greatest interest, increasing the efficiency of solar panels. Use of this movie, in...

Eyes of insects help improve solar energy

Eyes of moths, allowing these insects see well in the dark, have an anti-reflective coating that makes them a less reflective surfaces of nature. This feature has been imitated by a team of Japanese s...

MIT developed ultra-thin PV cell prototype

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has managed to develop a ultra-thin photovoltaic solar cell prototype  that could revolutionize solar energy generation. The Massachusetts Institute of...

Dii launches its own conference in Barcelona

“The production of electricity from renewable energy in the deserts of North Africa and the Middle East”will be the theme of the first annual conference of the Dii industry initiative that...

Silicon thin film at 0.50 euros per Wp

Oerlikon Solar on Wednesday launched the new production line “ThinFab” for module manufacturing silicon thin film, which will carry the cost of production broke all records of 0.50 euro pe...