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  • Solar panel silicon recovery methods tested

    A three-step chemical process could successfully recover high-purity silicon from recycled photovoltaic (PV) solar panels, new tests show. The scientists behind the research say that recycling not only helps the PV industry meet regulatory requirements, but also reduces pressure on demand for raw materials. Since 2014, the WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Directive1 has required ...

  • Dutch to test solar panels on bicycle path

    A project dubbed "SolaRoad" gets underway in the Netherlands this week, testing roadways as a potential canvas to collect solar energy. Fittingly for the cycle-crazy Dutch, the first SolaRoad is a bike path not far from Amsterdam. The path is built of massive, Lego-like modules of solar panels embedded in concrete, each with heavy-duty glass on top protecting them from wear. An additional rough ...


    By Associated Press

  • Are printable solar panels the future of solar power?

    "Despite places like Australia being bathed in sun, the cost of traditional silicon-based solar cells hasn't inspired people to buy, buy, buy," said Johnny Lieu at Mashable​. But new superthin, printable solar panels could bring the price of rooftop solar power down dramatically. Researchers at the University of Newcastle in Australia are testing solar cells that use electronic inks ...


    By Klean Industries Inc

  • Masdar City Testing TVP Solar`s High-Vacuum Flat Solar Thermal Panels for Air-Conditioning

    Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. Masdar City and TVP Solar have announced the completion of installation of a field of TVP Solar's MT-Power high-vacuum flat ...


    By MASDAR

  • BioSolar Backed Solar Panels Debut at GovGreen Conference

    BioSolar, Inc. (OTCBB: BSRC), developer of a breakthrough technology to produce bio-based materials from renewable plant sources that reduce the cost of photovoltaic (PV) solar modules, today reported that the company will present BioBacksheet integrated PV panels at the GovGreen Conference held in Washington DC later this week. The panels were produced by four ...


    By BioSolar, Inc.

  • Abu Dhabi bets on anti-dust solar panels

    Abu Dhabi is teaming up with a global electronics company to develop better coatings for solar panels to make them cheaper and easier to keep clean in desert conditions. The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region stands to benefit from concentrated solar power (CSP) — a technology that uses ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • IKEA Starts Selling Solar Panels For Homes

    Swedish flat-pack furniture giant IKEA will start selling residential solar panels at its stores in Britain, the first step in its plan to bring renewable energy to the mainstream market worldwide. The company started selling solar panels made by China's Hanergy in its store in Southampton on Monday. It will sell them in the rest of Britain in ...


    By Associated Press

  • New solar panel technology stylish and sustainable

    The new cell technology combines nanoparticles and organic dyes that can be produced in any number of colors and designs. The key component of the new modules is an organic dye which in combination with nanoparticles converts sunlight into electricity. Due to the small size of the nanoparticles, the modules are semi-transparent. This aspect makes them well suited for façade integration. The new ...

  • ReneSola Receives ´Desert-Proof´ Accreditation for Solar Panels

    DUBAI, UAE, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ReneSola (NYSE: SOL), a leading global manufacturer of solar photovoltaic ("PV") modules and wafers, has announced that following its participation at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) in Abu Dhabi earlier this year, a range of its PV modules have ...


    By ReneSola Ltd.

  • CAL-BAY INTERNATIONAL Testing New Multi-Tier Design Solar Panels for Clean Energy Production

    Cal-Bay International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CBYI) today announced the company is testing a newly designed multi-tier solar panel system for the production of clean energy. Company President Kevin Denniston commented that traditional Solar Energy panels work very well for the production of energy. The biggest drawback is the amount of ...


  • New Tests Reveal that BioSolar’s BioBacksheet Improves Solar Panel Efficiency and Power Output

    High Thermal Conductivity of BioBacksheet Allows Solar Panels to Operate at a Lower Temperature and Increases Power Output SANTA CLARITA, Calif. - BioSolar, Inc. (OTCBB: BSRC), developer of a breakthrough technology to produce bio-based materials from renewable plant sources that reduce the cost of photovoltaic (PV) solar modules, reports that rigorous testing by an independent authority reveals ...


    By BioSolar, Inc.

  • Anwell's Thin Film Solar Panels Beats Industry Average Conversion Efficiency

    Singapore, Feb 19, 2010 - (ACN Newswire) - Anwell Technologies Limited ("Anwell" or the "Group"), a global supplier of advanced manufacturing equipment and process technologies for optical disc, OLED and solar industries, is pleased to announce that its thin film solar panels have been certified to have a conversion efficiency of 8.58% by the Quality Supervision & Testing Center of Chemical & ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • BioSolar’s BioBacksheet Selected by Solar PV Panel Manufacturers Targeting Government Sales

    BioSolar, Inc. (OTCBB: BSRC), developer of a breakthrough technology to produce bio-based materials from renewable plant sources that reduce the cost of photovoltaic (PV) solar modules, reported that the company is collaborating with multiple PV panel manufacturers to introduce PV panels incorporating BioBacksheet at the upcoming GovGreen Conference. The GovGreen ...


    By BioSolar, Inc.

  • REC Solar Panels Receive PID Certification from SERIS

      REC, the largest European supplier of solar panels, announces an enhanced certification for potential-induced degradation (PID) resistance. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130211/594514 ) The PID-resistance test, certified by the Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS), subjected the solar ...


    By REC Solar

  • Honeywell Launches Third-generation Film to Protect Solar Panels

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has introduced its third-generation laminate film designed to protect solar power panels from harsh environments while helping them maintain power output over their 25-year lifespans. The product, PowerShield® 3W, is a cost-effective backsheet for photovoltaic panels that helps protect the electrical circuits in solar panel modules, ...


    By Honeywell

  • Chromasun Announces SRCC Certification of Its MCT Solar Thermal Panel

    Industrial rooftop solar solutions company Chromasun announced today that the Solar Ratings & Certification Corporation ("SRCC") has officially rated the Chromasun MCT panel as the highest temperature solar collector ever tested. "Chromasun MCT panel testing was carried out at a record 179°C (354°F). SRCC certification now makes the MCT eligible for a range of solar thermal rebates, including ...


  • Honeywell Introduces New `Cool` Film That Helps Solar Panels Beat The Heat

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has introduced a new black laminate film designed to help make black solar panels cooler and more efficient. All-black solar panels are increasingly being used on homes because they blend with rooftops more easily. PowerShield® Cool Black is a backsheet that helps reduce solar panel operating temperature by using an innovative and proprietary ...


    By Honeywell

  • Zoo goes solar in big green test

    Visitors to the Cincinnati Zoo are marveling at the sight: Nearly four acres of solar panels over a vast span of concrete parking lot. Billed as one of the largest public urban solar displays in the country, the $11 million solar canopy will do more than help control the zoo's $700,000 annual electric bill when it's turned on by the middle of ...


    By RBI Solar

  • Suntech Solar Modules Shine in Desert Simulation Test

    WUXI, China, Dec. 18, 2012/PRNewswire/ -- Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), one of the world's largest producers of solar panels, today announced that its solar modules have passed the Blowing Sand Test based on DIN EN 60068-2-68 LC2 by SGS, the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. The SGS test result confirms that Suntech's solar modules are ...

  • What You Need to Know About Buying Solar Panels

    Solar panels offer a fantastic way to decrease your carbon footprint, but they also help you to make savings on your utility bills in the long term. Solar photovoltaic (or Solar PV) panels are a fantastic to first step to alleviating stress placed on the national grid. Solar PV panels are ...


    By Centrica

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