Crystalline Silicon News

  • NREL and CSEM Jointly Set New Efficiency Record with Dual-Junction Solar Cell

    Scientists at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and at the Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology (CSEM) have jointly set a new world record for converting non-concentrated (1-sun) sunlight into electricity using a dual-junction III-V/Si solar cell. The newly certified record conversion efficiency of 29.8 percent was set using a top cell made of gallium ...

  • New K&S Inspection Process for Identification Of Technical Problems at Thin Film PV Systems

    Thin-film PV modules differ technically from crystalline silicon modules. Such modules are for a different spectral sensitivities, ie they can handle light of different wavelengths differently well, on the other hand they have different stability properties. During the construction or during plant operation with thin-film PV modules are technical particularities of the installation, system ...

  • NREL Research Earns Two Prestigious R&D 100 Awards

    A growth system that can produce thin solar cells quickly and at low cost, and an ultra-efficient supercomputer platform – both developed or advanced by the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and its partners – have been named among this year’s most significant innovations by R&D Magazine. “We at NREL are gratified that our innovative ...

  • The Global Solar Encapsulation Market to 1,357.2 Million by 2018

    Growing demand of solar PVs and other applications with increasing investment in modernization of infrastructure will drive the global solar encapsulation market to 1,357.2 million by 2018, with a CAGR of 10.2% from 2013 to 2018. Asia, with its thriving economies and rapidly expanding manufacturing bases, is expected to experience highest revenue growth during the next five years. The ...


  • Desert Regions on the Horizon: REC Enters the Middle East

    REC, the largest European supplier of solar panels globally, plans to make an impact at this year's Intersolar in Munich in hall A1, booth 380, by displaying for the very first time a bi-facial solar panel concept well suited for desert conditions, and announcing the opening of a new office in Dubai, ...

  • Intersolar Europe 2013: Trina Solar Presents New High-Efficiency Products and Focus on Extended Service Proposition

    Trina Solar Limited (NYSE:TSL) ("Trina Solar" or "the Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic modules, solutions, and services, will be presenting its product and service portfolio at Intersolar Europe 2013 (Hall A1, stand 280) - including its latest development in PV modules, Honey M, which comes with the option of an integrated Trinasmart performance optimiser. In addition, the company will ...


    By Trina Solar Limited (TSL)

  • JinkoSolar Introduces New Series of Highly Efficient Modules at SNEC

    JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a leading global PV solar power product manufacturer, today unveiled its new series 'Eagle II' solar modules at the 7th SNEC International Photovoltaic Power Generation Conference & Exhibition in Shanghai. Like its predecessor, the 'Eagle II' series represents another new standard for high performance and ...

  • Crystalline Solar Photovoltaics PV Panel Systems Market Forecasts to 2017

    WinterGreen Research announces that it has a new study on Crystalline Solar Panel Market Shares and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2011-2017. The 2011 study has 651 pages, 220 tables and figures. Crystalline is the largest of three solar energy technology markets. Crystalline is evolving a significant market presence and is expected to continue to be used in very northern or very southern climates where ...


  • New at the Intersolar Europe: High performance solar module from Soleos Solar

    Photovoltaic specialist Soleos Solar is launching a new solar module in June. The polycrystalline Soleos 250P module is manufactured in Europe. It has a rated output of 250 watts and a module efficiency of 14.94 per cent. It thus produces more output and has a greater degree of efficiency than its predecessors. This new module will be shown for the first time at the Soleos Solar exhibition stand ...


    By Krampitz Communications

  • Global Polysilicon Market Report: 2013 Edition New Market Research Report Available At Researchmoz

    Silicon is one of the most significant inorganic materials. Polysilicon or polycrystalline silicon comprises of numerous silicon crystals. Being one of the purest elements in the world, the purity of polysilicon can be as high as 99.9999999+%. Depending upon the purity levels, three types of polysilicon are manufactured viz. Electronic-grade Silicon (9N), Medium-grade Silicon (6-7N), and Upgraded ...


  • ReneSola Wins 1.8 MW New Mexico Solar Project

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ReneSola Ltd ("ReneSola" or the "Company") (NYSE: SOL), a leading global manufacturer of solar photovoltaic ("PV") modules and wafers, today announced it has been contracted to provide 7,200 of its 250-watt high-efficiency polycrystalline solar PV modules for a ...


    By ReneSola Ltd.

  • Latest Study: Encapsulation and Flexible Substrates for Thin-Film Photovoltaics

    The high sensitivity to air and water vapor of thin-film PV (TFPV) is a factor that increasingly retards the market for this technology. TFPV got its big chance during the silicon shortage era, during which conventional crystalline silicon was held back by lack of availability of its main raw material. To Buy The Copy Of This Report Visit: ...


  • Trina Solar Announces Slimline Module Frames

    CHANGZHOU, China, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE:TSL) ("Trina Solar" or "the Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic modules, solutions, and services, today announced a new frame design across its full range of 72-cell monocrystalline and 60-cell polycrystalline modules. The frame thickness has been reduced from 40mm to 35mm, with products ...


    By Trina Solar Limited (TSL)

  • New Market Analysis: Global Photovoltaic Solar Panel Market

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report"Photovoltaic Solar Panel Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2010 to 2016 " to its huge collection of research reports. Photovoltaic Solar Panel Market All Points are ...


  • ReneSola Officially Announces Japanese Subsidiary

    ReneSola Ltd ("ReneSola" or the "Company") (NYSE: SOL), a leading global manufacturer of solar photovoltaic ("PV") modules and wafers, today announced the Company established a Japanese subsidiary, ReneSola Japan Ltd., in October 2012 to drive sales and business development in Japan. In addition, the Company ...


    By ReneSola Ltd.

  • Research and Markets: Analysis of LDK Solar

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w8pwk9/analysis_of_ldk) has announced the addition of the "Analysis of LDK Solar" company profile to their offering. LDK Solar is a Chinese solar wafer manufacturing ...


  • LDK Solar Announces Arbitration Ruling

     LDK Solar Co., Ltd. ("LDK Solar") (NYSE: LDK), a leading vertically integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic products, today announced that the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) stated that the wafer equipment supply contract entered into in July 2008 between LDK Solar and JYT Corporation of Beijing(JYT) is valid and effective through the duration and at ...

  • Suniva’s Chief Marketing Officer Participates in U.S.-Japan Renewable Energy Roundtable

    Bryan Ashley, chief marketing officer of Suniva, Inc., a U.S. manufacturer of high-efficiency monocrystalline silicon solar cells and modules, was invited to participate in the recent U.S.-Japan Renewable Energy Policy Business Roundtable in Tokyo. Ashley, who was recently reappointed by the U.S. Commerce Secretary to the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee, was one of 15 ...


    By Suniva, Inc.

  • Suntech and SunSystem Announce 25MW Sales Agreement in Romania

    Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), one of the world's largest producers of solar panels, and SunSystem S.p.A., a leading Italian solar engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company, have signed a contract for Suntech to supply 25 megawatts (MW) of polycrystalline solar panels. The Suntech solar panels will power two new photovoltaic projects under construction in Romania that ...

  • SunPower Signs Joint Venture Agreement in China

     SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR), a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems, today announced that it  signed a definitive agreement to form a joint venture with partners Tianjin Zhonghuan Semiconductor (TZS), Inner Mongolia Power Group (IMP) and Hohhot Jinqiao City Development Company (HJCD) for the manufacturing and deployment of ...


    By SunPower Corporation

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