Monthly Archives: December 2019

Flexible thinking on silicon solar cells for wearable electronics or flexible robot skin

Flexible thinking on silicon solar cells from KAUST Video on Vimeo. Combining silicon with a highly elastic polymer backing produces solar cells that have record-breaking stretchability and high efficiency. © 2019 KAUST Crystalline silicon solar panels could be just as effective when incorporated into stretchy wearable electronics or flexible robot skin as they are when used as rigid rooftop panels.

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In breakthrough method of creating solar material, scientists prove the impossible really isn’t

Scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) achieved a technological breakthrough for solar cells previously thought impossible. The scientists successfully integrated an aluminum source into their hydride vapor phase epitaxy (HVPE) reactor, then demonstrated the growth of the semiconductors aluminum indium phosphide (AlInP) and aluminum gallium indium phosphide (AlGaInP) for the first time by this technique. “There’s a decent

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SHARP to Establish SHARP NSN ENERGY SOLUTION JSC in Vietnam for the Construction of Solar Power Plants

SHARP ENERGY SOLUTIONS CORPORATION (SESJ)*1 signed an agreement with Vietnamese company NSN CONSTRUCTION AND ENGINEERING JSC (hereinafter “NSN”) on establishing a joint venture company for the construction of solar power plants. In March 2020, SESJ will acquire 60% of the shares outstanding of NSN ENERGY SOLUTION JSC, a renewable energy-related construction company that NSN and others established in March 2019. The

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JinkoSolar to Supply its High Efficiency Modules to AES Colombia and Ecopetrol for the Construction of the 21 MWp PV Project, Castilla Solar, in Colombia

 JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE: JKS), one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world, supplied its modules to Ecopetrol and AES Colombia for the construction of the Castilla Solar Park in El Meta, Colombia. Ecopetrol and AES Colombia put into operation the largest solar energy self-generation park of the country, located

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CERTISOLIS to certify the low carbon footprint of LONGi modules for tenders in France

Montpellier, France, December 10, 2019. LONGi Solar, the world’s leading solar technology company has received CERTISOLIS’ low carbon footprint certification for its latest generation of high-efficiency mono-crystalline modules. This is validation that LONGi’s PV solar products are qualified for France’s CRE projects and paves the way for LONGi to offer its customers high quality solar products that drives lower LCOE

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AVANCIS and Smit Thermal Solutions team up with European research institutes HZB, CNRS and Solliance for higher efficiencies in CIGS

Thin-film photovoltaic CIGS technology has seen considerable growth of manufacturing capacity in recent years. The environmental impact, especially the CO2 footprint of CIGS thin-film panels shows great advantages compared to other solar technologies. CIGS panels show good performance in diffuse light conditions and at high temperatures, and are tolerant to partial shading. Additionally, the aesthetic qualities and the possibility of

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Sungrow to Hit a 100 GW Inverter Shipment Milestone

Sungrow, the global leading inverter solution supplier for renewables, today officially announced that it reached a 100 GW shipment milestone at a press conference, demonstrating Sungrow’s commitment in sustainable development and efforts in supporting global decarbonizing economies as the first company ever to hit this particular record. The last 1 MW of the 100 GW was shipped to a 200 MW

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