星期四, 四月 9, 2020
Tags TECHNOLOGY AND R&D

Tag: TECHNOLOGY AND R&D

Waves, wind & floating PV

The Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) is studying the impact of wind and waves on the performance of floating solar systems at a special...

Fraunhofer ISE tests vehicle-integrated PV in commercial trucks

The transport sector’s energy transition is stalling. Electric cars are still in short supply and biofuels are also controversial. Heavy goods traffic alone accounts...

Solar car tarp to recharge EV batteries

French thin-film PV manufacturer Armor has deployed a thin-film solar car cover on a Gazelle Tech electric vehicle made of composite materials. The cover consists...

How much money can you make with PV-assisted EV charging stations?

A group of scientists from Istanbul Technical University, the Turkish-German University, and France’s University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne has developed an economic model to evaluate...

General Electric works on grid-forming inverter controls

GE Research, the R&D arm of U.S. conglomerate General Electric, recently secured $4.2 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy...

No such thing as ‘next-generation’ modules

Next time you hear about the launch of a new “next-generation” solar module, take the news with a measure of caution, because the product...

Solar pump moved by fuzzy logicResearchers in the United Arab Emirates have proposed a PV-powered irrigation system that runs on a fuzzy logic-based algorithm,...

Researchers from the American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates have proposed an irrigation system featuring a standalone PV system, a single...

TOPCon technology hits 23.5% in mass production

Jolywood this week announced that it has pushed the efficiency of its mass-produced silicon solar cells to 23.5%. The cells rely on n-type tunnel oxide...

Preventing PID at 1500 volts

Scientists at Germany’s Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemburg (ZSW) this week introduced new testing protocols designed to give PV investors and project developers...

A mechanical technique for PV module recycling

Italian PV module recycling consortium La Mia Energia says the Photo Voltaic Panel Mobile Recycling Device (PV-MoReDe) it has developed can almost completely recover...

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Swinerton breaks ground on 215-MW California solar portfolio

Longroad Energy, a renewable energy developer, owner and operator, announced the financial close and start of construction by Swinerton on Little Bear Solar, comprising four separate...

SunLogix acquires Virginia warehouse to store equipment for delayed solar projects

SunLogix, a provider of logistics services exclusively to the solar energy industry, announced it has acquired 500,000 square feet of warehousing space in Danville,...

Spain is Europe’s cheapest market for corporate solar PPAs

Spain is the best solar market for corporate power purchase agreements in Europe, according to BloombergNEF, with the lowest prices for PV projects coming...

Survey: Covid-19 to cause 50% decline in rooftop solar segment

With a run rate of over 200 MW per month, the Australian small scale rooftop market segment was soaring to record heights in the first three...