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Mechatron Solar receives patent for gearless technology used in dual-axis trackers

Mechatron Solar has been approved for a U.S. patent for its dual-axis tracker design that uses a gearless technology with a double brake design...

Stanford-UAE collaboration tightens solar module forecasting performance

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has claimed to have reduced the error margin in its short-term solar module output forecasting to less than...

New tech may bring heterojunction solar cells based on p-type wafers closer to mass production

A group of scientists from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia and Russian heterojunction solar module producer Hevel Solar has developed...

Sandia researchers develop new grid-scale energy storage battery

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Sandia National Laboratories have designed a new class of molten sodium batteries for grid-scale energy storage. Molten sodium...

SMA adds advanced string monitoring and other features to Sunny Tripower CORE1 inverter

SMA America has released an update to the Sunny Tripower CORE1. The update not only includes multiple innovative offerings — such as an intelligent...

German start-up offers 5.2 kWh AC battery that works without inverter

German start-up Sax Power GmbH is offering a residential AC battery it says works entirely without an inverter and has 50% more capacity and...

Want a better battery? Hold your breath

Although lithium-ion batteries are already powering various devices that we rely on every day and their presence in vehicles and on electricity grids is...

Solar module cooling techniques for the desert

A group of scientists from the Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, in Saudi Arabia, has assessed the performance of several cooling techniques in solar...

AEROCOMPACT releases sliding solar mount for standing seam rooftops

Solar racking system manufacturer AEROCOMPACT has added three sliding seam clamps to its COMPACTMETAL product range to enable roofers and installers to mount framed...

Jinko reaches 23.53% module efficiency with TOPCon, high-efficiency module

JinkoSolar announced that it has reached 23.53% efficiency with its high-efficiency solar module. The previous record (set by JinkoSolar in January 2021) was 23.01%. The...

New floating structure for offshore PV, from Malta

Scientists at Malta's Institute for Sustainable Energy have developed floating structures for offshore solar plants that are claimed to be robust enough to withstand...

Fraunhofer ISE Sets 68.9% Efficiency Record for Photovoltaic Cell Under Laser Light

At the 48th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, researchers from Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy System (ISE) demonstrated how they have obtained a record...

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Integration methodologies for solar-assisted heat pumps

A group of scientists from Italy’s Politecnico di Milano has analyzed the existing integration methodologies to combine a photovoltaic-thermal (PVT) unit with a vapor...

Jakson unveils 21% efficient mono PERC solar modules

Jakson Group has launched the Helia series of high-output PV modules using half-cut mono PERC solar cells. The modules are India’s first to reach...

Germany installed 2.75 GW of PV in first half of 2021

Germany saw the addition of 428.5 MW of new PV capacity in June, according to the latest figures from the Federal Network Agency –...

RFP alert: Con Edison and Orange & Rockland are looking for battery energy storage capacity

Con Edison of New York and its affiliate Orange & Rockland issued a joint request for proposals for developers to place large battery storage...