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EMCORE to Supply Multi-Junction Coverglass Interconnected Cells for Lockheed Martin's Satellite Program

EMCORE to Supply Multi-Junction Coverglass Interconnected Cells for Lockheed Martin's Satellite Program

EMCORE Corporation, a leading provider of compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems for the fiber optics and space solar power markets, announced today that it has entered into a new, long-term supply agreement with Lockheed Martin Space Systems to design and manufacture high-efficiency, multi-junction Coverglass Interconnected Cells (CICs) for Lockheed Martin's satellite program requirements. [More]
Fuji Electric Honours Yingli Green Energy Among Best Suppliers for 2014

Fuji Electric Honours Yingli Green Energy Among Best Suppliers for 2014

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited, the largest vertically integrated photovoltaic module manufacturer in the world, known as "Yingli Solar," today announced that it was recognized by Fuji Electric Co., Ltd. (Fuji Electric) as one of its best suppliers of 2014. [More]
Shin-Etsu Chemical Establishes Mass Production Process for Advanced Mono Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells

Shin-Etsu Chemical Establishes Mass Production Process for Advanced Mono Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells

Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. has established a mass production process for 156 x 156mm advanced mono crystalline silicon solar cells that have a conversion efficiency of 21%. [More]
U.S. Government’s Determination to Impose Anti-Dumping Duties on Crystalline Silicon Solar Panels Receives Commendation

U.S. Government’s Determination to Impose Anti-Dumping Duties on Crystalline Silicon Solar Panels Receives Commendation

SolarWorld today commended the U.S. Department of Commerce’s determination to impose preliminary anti-dumping import duties averaging about 42 percent on crystalline silicon solar panels made by the state-controlled Chinese solar industry from solar cells fabricated in third countries using Chinese inputs and about 36 percent on solar cells made in Taiwan. [More]
Suniva to Open Second US Manufacturing Facility in Michigan

Suniva to Open Second US Manufacturing Facility in Michigan

Suniva, Inc., a metro-Atlanta based manufacturer of high-efficiency crystalline silicon solar cells and modules, announces today that it is opening a second U.S. manufacturing facility, to be located in Saginaw Township, Michigan. [More]
Crystal Solar’s Novel Epitaxial Deposition System Receives R&D 100 Award

Crystal Solar’s Novel Epitaxial Deposition System Receives R&D 100 Award

Crystal Solar, a leader in driving innovative technologies for the next generation of solar photovoltaic products, announced that it received the prestigious R&D 100 Award for its revolutionary Epitaxial Deposition System used to create kerfless, monocrystalline wafers for solar photovoltaic (PV) applications. [More]
Global Solar PV Backsheet Market Forecast to Grow at 15% CAGR

Global Solar PV Backsheet Market Forecast to Grow at 15% CAGR

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Solar PV Backsheet Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. [More]
Intersolar North America: SolarWorld to Showcase Technological Advances in Solar Panels and Systems

Intersolar North America: SolarWorld to Showcase Technological Advances in Solar Panels and Systems

SolarWorld will present an across-the-board lineup of technological advances affecting all key products of solar-system solutions during the solar-industry trade show Intersolar North America in San Francisco this week. Advances range from the company’s Sunmodule XL – a high-power 72-cell mono-crystalline solar panel – to innovations in 60-cell panels, mounting systems and inverters. [More]
Researchers Embed Solar Modules in a Thin Layer of Glass

Researchers Embed Solar Modules in a Thin Layer of Glass

This approach is already being employed in electronic devices to some extent today: organic photovoltaics (OPVs) are embedded in film. These OPVs are a promising alternative to silicon-based solar cells. [More]
Natcore, Denzo Begin Planning for JV to Produce Solar Cells and Solar Panels in Australia

Natcore, Denzo Begin Planning for JV to Produce Solar Cells and Solar Panels in Australia

Having signed a Memorandum of Understanding in September 2013, Natcore Technology Inc. and the Australian group Denzo Pty Limited have begun planning for Natcore Australia, a joint venture that would produce solar cells and solar panels in Australia, with Australia as the headquarters for this activity. [More]