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Watch: India PV edge 2020 Pitch Session 1 and 2-Wafer/Cell/Module/Equipment

Harbouring on the perfect timing to bring together various market players and catalyze cutting-edge PV manufacturing in India, NITI Aayog, Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE), and Invest India together organized a global symposium ‘India PV Edge 2020’ on October 6, 2020. It was one of its kind platform for global cutting-edge technology providers, […]

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Govt working on plan to triple domestic solar manufacturing capacity

The central government has proposed a major push to domestic manufacturing of renewable energy equipment in the country that would completely eliminate the need for imports, particularly from countries such as China. As part of the plan, an accelerated manufacturing plan is being operationalised that is incentivising setting up of solar cell manufacturing capacity of […]

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This Environment-Friendly Inexpensive Compound Shows Promise for Solar Cell Use

 A widespread transition to solar energy will depend heavily on reliable, safe, and affordable technology like batteries for energy storage and solar cells for energy conversion. At Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, researchers are focused heavily on both parts of that equation. In research published today in Advanced Functional Materials, a team of engineers, material scientists, and physicists […]

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Physicists develops an approach to increase performance of solar energy

Experimental condensed matter physicists in the Department of Physics at the University of Oklahoma have developed an approach to circumvent a major loss process that currently limits the efficiency of commercial solar cells. Solar cells convert the sun’s energy into electricity and are the main component of solar panels and many types of electrical devices […]

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NREL Six-Junction Solar Cell now holds two World Records for Efficiency

Scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have fabricated a solar cell with an efficiency of nearly 50%. The six-junction solar cell now holds the world record for the highest solar conversion efficiency at 47.1%, which was measured under concentrated illumination. A variation of the same cell also set the efficiency record under one-sun […]

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These Solar Cells Works Perfectly At Night

Researchers have developed special kind of Solar Cells that works at night. These specially designed solar cells could generate up to 50 watts of power per square meter under ideal conditions at night, about a quarter of what a conventional Solar Panel can generate in daytime Prof. Jeremy Munday at the University Of California (UC) […]

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India, China to develop new tech for manufacturing solar cells

India and China have agreed on cooperation in R&D for developing new technology for manufacturing solar cell from alternate material and improvement of efficiency of solar cells, Niti Aayog said on Monday. Both sides have also agreed on cooperation in the field of e-mobility and energy storage. This among issues was discussed during the sixth […]

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Scientists develops simple, inexpensive frame that can boost solar cell efficiency

Scientists have designed a metal frame that increases the amount of sunlight captured by a solar cell, enhancing its energy production by almost one-third. The simple, inexpensive and ingenious method could increase solar energy captured for people in developing countries, as well as remote regions that are off the grid, researchers said. “In Uganda, between […]

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LONGi Solar sets new bifacial PERC solar cell efficiency record at 24.06 percent

LONGi Solar’s latest breakthrough bifacial PERC solar cells tested by CPVT achieved a conversion efficiency of 24.06%. CPVT tested monocrystalline silicon PERC cell in standard wafer dimension (156.75×156.75mm2) (M2) provided by LONGi Solar. The sample cells were measured under standard test conditions for current-voltage characteristics as a function of load. “LONGi Solar has made great strides […]

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Panasonic and SolarEdge Introduce Optimized High-performance Smart Module

Panasonic Eco Solutions of North America and SolarEdge introduced the HIT S Series Module, a new premium smart module for the U.S. residential market optimized by SolarEdge. This module represents the integration of industry-leading solar technology from Panasonic and SolarEdge to simplify and accelerate solar module installation, and deliver more power to homeowners. Expanding Panasonic’s […]

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