SILFAB SPA AND ISC KONSTANZ PROUDLY ANNOUNCE THE SUCCESSFUL ACHIEVEMENT OF 21% HIGH-EFFICIENCY BACK-CONTACT SOLAR CELL
As a result of the R&D partnership on Interdigitated Back-Contact Cells (IBC) between Silfab SpA (Italy) and ISC Konstanz (Germany), a 21% energy conversion efficiency has been achieved on monocrystalline silicon large area solar cells using a low cost industrial process, with a potential to exceed 24%.
SENER, nominated for the European Business Awards for the Environment thanks to the Gemasolar project
In renewable energy, SENER is a leader in the global market for solar thermal energy
Focus on Photovoltaic Materials Supply & Technology Collaboration
Cyclone Power Technologies Signs Two-Time NHRA Champion, Nelson Hoyos, to Lead its Land Speed Record Team
Hoyos will serve as Director of Development for the company's LSR car and performance division, known as TeamSteamUSA
Quality leader Fronius will be presenting its latest technology milestone at Intersolar 2012. The Fronius Agilo 100.0 central inverter will be firmly in the limelight between June 13th and 15th.
PROINSO is growing globally, and it has announced the opening of two new branches in Australia (Brisbane) and India (Mumbai). So currently, with these two new branches, PROINSO has a total 12 around the world, which confirms its interest in emerging solar PV markets.
Global PV cell production grew to an impressive 37.2 GW in 2011, according to a market survey by PHOTON International - The Solar Power Magazine, for a 36-percent increase over the 27.4 GW produced in 2010. But the annual survey also reveals a dramatic reduction in year-on-year growth. Compared to a record 120-percent jump in 2010, the 2011 cell output was the PV industry's lowest growth rate since a 34-percent increase in 2003. The survey also shows a continuation of Asian dominance, with six Chinese manufacturers in the top 10 - with Suntech Power in first place for the second year in a row - and two from Taiwan. For the first time since PHOTON International began surveying solar cell producers, the top 10 did not include any solar cell producers from Europe or Japan. "The days of solar cell production in western countries are numbered," says Michael Schmela, editor-in-chief of PHOTON International. "Like other commodities, solar cell production will continue its rapid shift to low-labor-cost countries in Asia, especially China." In 2008, only 33 percent of solar cells were made in China, a share that grew to an impressive over 57 percent in 2011. Full Press Release:
Photon International Market Survey Reveals Chinese Companies dominate top 10
PV Insider is pleased to announce the launch of PV Project Development Summit India 2012, taking place at the The Leela Kempinski Hotel & Residences, Gurgaon, Delhi on July 30-31.
Quality leader Fronius has been involved in solar electronics for 20 years. The experience accumulated during this period means new milestones are being set all the time.
Solar News: Salamon Group, Inc. (OTCQB:SLMU) to Partner With DayStar Technologies (NASDAQ:DSTI) Over
LAS VEGAS, NV - March 23, 2012 (Investorideas.com renewable energy newswire) Salamon Group, Inc. (OTCQB: SLMU) ("Salamon" or the "Company") announces that Sunlogics Power, its wholly owned subsidiary, will partner with Daystar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:DSTI) for the previously announced acquisition
GE Energy Announces a Cost-Effective, Flexible, Advanced Smart Metering Solution for IEC Markets, Laying the Foundation for Global Grid Modernization
GE's SGM1100 Builds on 100 Years of Metering Experience to Help IEC Markets Increase Energy Efficiency, Improve Power Reliability and Better Manage Energy Costs
SCHOTT PERFORMTM MONO PV module manufactured in Albuquerque, NM
Project Also Seeks to Develop Better Tools to Test Truth of Seafood Labels
CanWEA Pleased with the Ontario Government's Commitment to Accelerate the Procurement of New Wind Energy Projects under the Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) Program
Regular Review of Wind Energy Pricing Important to Ensure Industry Diversity
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