Touwsrivier: 44 MW solar power plant is on track

Soitec, a specialist in the generation and production of semiconductor materials for the electronics and energy industries, announced Monday that the Ministry of Energy of South Africa had finally app...

Revolutionary solar cells act like lasers

Solar cells based on silicon as those installed on our roofs operate with an efficiency of about 20% to convert sunlight into electrical energy; It took over 20 years to achieve this rate of return. A...

7.8 megawatt photovoltaic plant in Israel

German subsidiary of ET Solar Energy announced last week the completion of the design and commissioning of a photovoltaic plant of 7.8 megawatts (MWp) in Israel for EDF Energies Nouvelles. Mishmar Han...

The first solar power plant in eastern Turkey

Gobekli de Sanliurfa, a city located in the eastern part of Turkey, hosted a 240 kWp photovoltaic project realized by the Asunim. The system belongs to ODAS Energy, a publicly traded company in Istanb...

Soitec sells solar project 7 MWp in California

Soitec Solar Development announced that it sold the solar power project ‘Desert Green Solar Farm’ with Invenergy Solar Development, whose power is 7 MWp and whose construction is imminent....

Cheetah program: towards multi-junction solar cells

Industrial Soitec announced it was informed that the European Commission had given the green light for funding the Cheetah program (Guepard), where it comes to developing a new generation of solar cel...

Satellites: solar panels that double as antenna

The EPFL researchers managed to merge antennas and solar cells in a mixed device that promises unprecedented efficiency, this is the first step towards the development of more compact and lighter sate...

Solar energy: two for the price of one

While a high level of energy is observed in the ultraviolet and visible spectrum of light, the greater part of the solar energy is in the infrared. There are, however, another side to the recovery in ...