Monthly Archives: June 2019

Semiconductor nanowires for flexible photovoltaics

Capturing and manipulating light at nanoscale is a key factor to build high efficiency solar cells. Researchers in the 3D Photovoltaics group have recently presented a promising new design. Their simulations show that vertically stacked nanowires on top of ultrathin silicon films reduce the total amount of material needed by 90% while increasing the efficiency of the solar cell. These

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Silfab Solar Modules to Secure “Top Performer” Rating for PVEL 2019 Scorecard

Silfab Solar, North America’s leading PV manufacturer, earned a “top performer” rating under the rigorous PV Evolution Labs testing, the company announced today. The rating applies to Silfab’s SLA and SLG series modules, which provide maximum power density and long-term reliability backed by one of the most trusted warranty programs in the industry. Silfab, which has been perfecting PV module

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Standard Solar to Move into Vermont Solar Market with Purchase of 3.2 MW Solar Project

Standard Solar, Inc., a leading solar energy company, today announced its entrance into the Vermont solar market with the purchase of a 3.2 megawatt solar project in Wallingford. The project, developed by Wallingford Solar LLC, is approximately 17 acres of a 49.6-acre parcel that once served as a gravel pit and hot-mix asphalt plant. Positive Energy NY LLC, a renewable

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Ingeteam to supply 2 GW of PV inverters in the first half of 2019

Ingeteam has supplied 2 GW of solar PV inverters for solar power plants throughout the world during the first half of 2019. This means that the company’s technology will be capable of supplying renewable energy to more than 400,000 homes once commissioned. In total, the  company has reached a cumulative power of 14.5 GW throughout the world, which could satisfy the energy

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