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LONGi breaks three more world records for solar cell efficiency

LONGi has consolidated its leading role in R&D innovation in the global PV industry by setting new cell efficiency records for N- and P-type TOPcon and HJT. The company announced in April its record of 25.09% for N-Type TOPCon solar cell efficiency and, one month later, testing at the Institute for Solar Energy Research (ISFH) […]

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Jakson Announces the Launch of 590 Wp Modules, the Highest by Any Indian Manufacturer

Introducing The Ultra-Modern, power packed Helia Series by Jakson 1st Made in India PV Modules to have an efficiency of over 21% – The best in its class, manufactured at Jaksons fully automated, state of the art module manufacturing plant. Jakson Group, one of India’s Top 10 Solar Companies, has announced the launch of “The […]

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Monolithic perovskite/silicon tandem solar cell with >29% efficiency

Monolithic perovskite/silicon tandem solar cell with >29% efficiency by enhanced hole extraction Efficiency from hole-selective contacts Perovskite/silicon tandem solar cells must stabilize a perovskite material with a wide bandgap and also maintain efficient charge carrier transport. Al-Ashouri et al. stabilized a perovskite with a 1.68–electron volt bandgap with a self-assembled monolayer that acted as an efficient hole-selective […]

RE capacity addition’s topmost obstacles in the Indian market – EQ Mag Pro

Integrated Hydrogen Separation Module Provides Long-Term Boosts in Efficiency

Integrated Hydrogen Sensor/Separation Module Provides Long-Term Boosts in Efficiency and Revenue in Solar Power Plants NREL and Acciona Solar Power Develop Technology To Reverse Costly Effects of Hydrogen Buildup in Concentrating Solar Power Receiver Fields Since the mid-’80s, concentrating solar power (CSP) plants have generated clean energy to power our homes, schools, offices, and communities. […]

Captive Power Generation Market in India to Reach 31.05 Gigawatts Globally by 2026 at 6.63% CAGR- Technavio – EQ Mag Pro

Biden’s First 100 Days: What Would They Look Like for Clean Energy?

Joe Biden has pledged unprecedented action on climate change and clean energy. What might he actually get done? Any candidate running for president has a priority list, both public and internal, laying out what their administration hopes to accomplish in its first days and months. For his part, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has laid […]

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Fledgling Solar Technology Promising Output Gains Raises $2.5M

SunDensity, a solar photonics startup, says its technology boosts module output by 20 percent. SunDensity, a solar startup promising 20 percent power output gains* due to specially coated glass, raised $2.5 million in initial financing to begin commercializing its product. If commercially successful, the technology could measurably increase the output of solar panels, reducing the […]

Up to $45 million to extend operations of the Australian Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics – EQ Mag Pro

New CIGS/perovskite tandem solar cell reaches 24.16% efficiency and awarded a new branch on the NREL chart

  Researchers from Helmhotlz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB), collaborating with teams from University of Cambridge, Eindhoven University of Technology, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Salerno University and others, have developed a monolithic “two-terminal” tandem cell made of CIGS and perovskite that achieved a certified efficiency of 24.16%, with a thickness of well below 5 micrometers – which would allow […]

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Tandem PV Secures a Rare Fund Raise for Perovskite Solar

A Silicon Valley startup wants to pair newfangled materials with silicon cells to create a higher-efficiency module. Silicon Valley-based Tandem PV closed a $2.4 million seed round in February to commercialize an exotic new solar technology. The startup is developing perovskite solar materials, which it will layer on top of conventional silicon cells to make […]

Up to $45 million to extend operations of the Australian Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics – EQ Mag Pro

Trump Administration Cuts Clean Energy Programs Again in 2020 Budget Request

The proposal zeroes out the DOE loan program and ARPA-E budget. An official said funding will focus on “basic science” and clean energy technologies “that make sense to us.” The Trump administration’s budget for fiscal year 2020 again proposes eliminating programs that fund renewable energy, including the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy and the Department of […]

Biden teams with East Coast governors to boost offshore wind – EQ Mag Pro

California’s Rooftop Solar Mandate Wins Final Approval

The California Building Standards Commission has signed off on the residential solar mandate — a first of its kind for the nation. It’s official. All new homes in California must incorporate solar power starting in 2020. The California Energy Commission (CEC) passed the measure in May as an update to the state’s 2019 Title 24, […]

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