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The best radiative cooling tech for PV arrays

Researchers at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China have conducted a review of the possible combinations between radiative cooling (RC) techniques and solar...

New electrolyte boosts lithium-air batteries

It’s a common story in the world of battery research – new materials and designs that promise much higher performance face challenges and limitations...

Role of distributed solar at issue in California’s net metering update

Now that California gets over 22% of its electricity from solar, the state is again revising its compensation scheme for newly installed distributed solar. Key...

Solar 101: How to find … and evaluate … a solar contractor for your rooftop project

The first articles of our Solar 101 series, (“Is my roof ready for solar?”) and (“Attaching your solar system to your roof”) examined how...

Israeli firm produces solar technology in India for project in UAE

The Israeli embassy on Thursday said a partnership has been initiated by the International Federation of Indo-Israel Chambers of Commerce (IFIICC) through which an...

Researchers Develop Efficient and Non-Toxic Tin Monosulfide Solar Cell

A team of researchers at the Tohoku University, Japan, have claimed that they have created an efficient tin monosulfide (SnS) solar cell that can...

Fraunhofer ISE Sets 26% Efficiency Record for Both-Sides-Contacted Solar Cells

Researchers at Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE) have reportedly obtained a record conversion efficiency of 26% for both-sides-contacted silicon solar cells. Led...

SEIA Devises Tool to Increase Solar Supply Chain Transparency

U.S.-based Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has come up with a tool to increase supply chain transparency. The mechanism is likely to help ensure...

Fraunhofer ISE Sets 26% Efficiency Record for Both-Sides-Contacted Solar Cells

Researchers at Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE) have reportedly obtained a record conversion efficiency of 26% for both-sides-contacted silicon solar cells. Led...

Vortex generators and glass texturing for solar module cooling

A decrease of 10 degrees Celsius in operating temperature could double the lifespan of solar panels and boost their performance every day. Researchers at...

New solar consortium says it will push CdTe thin-film efficiency to 30%

Various university, research and commercial solar companies involved with cadmium telluride (CdTe) thin-film solar panel manufacturing have formed the U.S. Manufacturing of Advanced Cadmium...

Fraunhofer ISE achieves 35.9% efficiency for III-V triple-junction solar cell based on silicon

Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE claims to have achieved a 35.9% conversion efficiency rate for a III-V monolithic triple-junction solar cell...

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GAF Energy will bring manufacturing of its low-profile solar roofing system to California

Roof-integrated solar product provider GAF Energy has leased a 112,000-sq.-ft facility in San Jose, California, that will serve as an R&D center and eventually manufacturing facility....

Standard Solar, Pivot Energy develop 4-MW Colorado solar project portfolio

Community solar developer Pivot Energy and Standard Solar have developed three new community solar projects in Colorado. Two projects are located in Garfield County...

IREC announces new online renewable energy training program for building, safety officials

The Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) announced the launch of a three-year, $2.1 million project, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of...

SnapNrack’s rail-less solar roof mount first to receive Miami-Dade product approval

SnapNrack has earned Miami-Dade County’s Notice of Acceptance (NOA) of integrated flashing technology with its SpeedSeal solar rooftop attachments and the RL Universal Roof...