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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]
InterSolar North America: ZBB Energy to Present Technologies Integrated with Solar PV

InterSolar North America: ZBB Energy to Present Technologies Integrated with Solar PV

ZBB Energy Corporation, a leading developer of intelligent, renewable energy power platforms and hybrid vehicle control systems, today announced that the Company will present at InterSolar North America 2014, to be held July 7 -10, 2014 at the Moscone Center in downtown San Francisco. [More]
Intersolar North America 2014: Taiwan Pavilion to Feature Solar Solutions

Intersolar North America 2014: Taiwan Pavilion to Feature Solar Solutions

The Green Trade Project Office under Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs today launched a second exhibition event for its 2014 Green Light campaign, bringing a delegation of exhibitors to participate in the Intersolar North America tradeshow scheduled to be held on July 08-10 in San Francisco. [More]
Magnesium Chloride Replaces Cadmium Chloride for Efficient and Cost-Effective Solar Cells

Magnesium Chloride Replaces Cadmium Chloride for Efficient and Cost-Effective Solar Cells

The chemical used to make tofu and bath salts could also replace a highly toxic and expensive substance used to make solar cells, a University study published in the journal Nature has revealed. [More]
JA Solar Launches Mass Production of PERCIUM Solar Cells

JA Solar Launches Mass Production of PERCIUM Solar Cells

JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. ("JA Solar" or the "Company"), one of the world's largest manufacturers of high-performance solar power products, launched mass production of its PERCIUM solar cell on June 20th. The PERCIUM solar cell, the first P-TYPE solar cell in industry that surpasses a conversion efficiency of 20%, has reached an average conversion efficiency of 20.4%. [More]