Concentrating solar radiation with HCPVT

Scientists announced a collaborative project to develop a cost-effective photovoltaic system capable of concentrating solar radiation 2000 times before converting into useful energy (electricity and h...

Recyclable solar cells designed from wood

The solar cell works like a plant leaf, catching the sunlight before converting them into energy. So like, it can now be partially designed from wood. Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technolog...

Sham 1: The largest concentrating solar power plant

With a capacity of 100 megawatts, the largest concentrating solar thermal power plant in the world began its activity said Sunday (03.24) representatives of Masdar and its partners Total and Abengoa S...

Suntech filed for bankruptcy

Chinese manufacturer Suntech, the world leader in photovoltaic solar panels, filed for bankruptcy on 03.20. The information has not been confirmed officially yet. However, it was learned Monaday (03.2...

Prototype hybrid inverter by Fronius

On the occasion of Intersolar in Munich to be held from 19 to 21 June, Fronius will present a inverter prototype hybrid capable of storing energy in batteries it produces. The hybrid inverter is activ...

Ultrathin solar cells record efficiency of 10.7%

Using 100 times less material than conventional technologies, active photovoltaic material of only two micrometers, the Institute of Microengineering EPFL obtained an efficiency of 10.7% for a solar c...

PV prices continue to fall until 2025

A survey of experts in the field shows that 2025 solar energy will become much cheaper while improving significantly, however, this trend can be sustained in the long term without a financial commitme...