IREC Calls for Comments on Standard for Clean Energy Certificate Programs

IREC has identified a need to differentiate between certification and certificate programs

Trina Solar and ANU Jointly Develop High Efficiency Solar Cell

Trina Solar  a global leader in photovoltaic modules, solutions and services, announced today that researchers from Trina Solar and the Australian National University have jointly developed a new high-efficiency solar cell.   The laboratory scale Interdigitated Back Contact cell was developed at the Australian National University Centre for Sustainable Energy Systems under a research and development contract with Trina Solar through a collaboration contract with the Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore. After two years of research, funded by Trina Solar, the ANU has developed, with contribution from Australian consulting firm PV Lighthouse, an IBC silicon solar cell, which was independently tested by the Fraunhofer CalLab in Germany to be able to deliver an efficiency of 24.4%, putting it among the most efficient solar cells to date.   Trina Solar is now developing a commercial version of the IBC solar cell as well as an IBC PV module. The commercial cell has already reached an efficiency greater than 22% for a 125mm by 125mm IBC solar cell, and 238W for an IBC PV module (based on 72 cells), which was independently tested by the National Center of Supervision and Inspection on Solar Photovoltaic Products Quality of China. Though it is currently in laboratory scale, the new solar cell will soon be ready for industrialized mass production.

BioConversion Solutions' New Biomass to Biogas System Provides Industry-Leading Profits

The Advanced Fluidized Co-Digestion and Co-Generation (AFC2) anaerobic process from BioConversion Solutions (BCS) provides up to 90 percent conversion of organic feedstock solids with no residual sludge. The AFC2 profitable and scalable biomass conversion process is designed for the agribusiness, food processing, commercial co-digestion, and waste management industries.

David MacKay to crowd-source pathway to 2050 emissions targets at IET lecture

Interactive presentation invites members of the audience to propose the changes they'd like to see delivered by energy policy, with the impacts revealed using DECC's 2050 energy calculator

Robert Holz joins GEM Energy solar team in Baldwinsville, NY

Robert Holz, of Baldwinsville, NY, has accepted the position of account executive-solar for GEM Inc.'s GEM Energy Division in Baldwinsville, NY.

Generating energy from waste

EU targets on waste mean the waste treatment sector is seeing sustained growth as nations look to enhance their infrastructure. Sustainability Live's David Copeland highlights how innovative British companies are driving progress in the waste-to-Energy (WtE) market, ahead of Energy Recovery 2014.

Building an energy efficient business

Energy efficiency is an overriding concern for organisations of all sizes and across every sector. Ahead of NEMEX 2014, Sustainability Live's David Copeland examines the factors driving demand for energy management and looks at some of the British companies driving technology innovation and energy e

Halogen Free Saf-D-Grid® DC Power Connector Available from Anderson Power Products®

The Saf-D-Grid® Ultra Short Receptacle is now being manufactured in a halogen free, high temperature housing material to meet equipment manufactures' desire to offer eco-friendly devices.

Morgan Advanced Materials Offers Carbon Brushes for Wind Turbines

Morgan Advanced Materials Electrical Carbon business announces that its range of carbon brushes are ideal for wind turbine applications, with new designs and materials that are resulting in longer brush life and increased generator uptime.

Morgan Advanced Materials offers quality slip rings that ensure superior wind turbine life and performance

Morgan Advanced Materials Electrical Carbon business announces that its quality engineered slip rings, can reduce down time and improve the life of equipment whilst reducing maintenance time and costs.

A More Competitive Energiewende Would Increase German Jobs and Economic Competitiveness with Limited Impact to Emissions Levels, IHS Study Finds

Reengineering the Energiewende—supported by shale gas—would maintain Germany's path to a low carbon future while generating 1 million more jobs, €138 billion in additional GDP and €847 more disposable income per person per year by 2040

CASE Calls on SolarWorld to Explain Investment from Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec)

OutBack Power Unveils GridZero Energy Balancing, Advanced Battery Charging to Maximize Solar Power Investments

Future-perfect technology in new Radian inverters helps installers meet evolving needs of solar power customers

Student-Built Solar, Wind-Powered Vehicles Deliver Imagination, Innovation to Northrop Grumman Engineering Competition.

National Engineers Week event exposes students to rigor, rewards of STEM careers

SunPower Corporation Supplies Fuji Furukawa with 494 Kilowatts of its High Efficiency Solar Panels

First Costco Store to Install a Rooftop Solar System in Japan

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