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Thin-film firm, Dyesol has reported increased annual losses primarily on the back of reduced revenue and higher developments costs associated with its major shift to develop solid state perovskite-based solar cells.
SunEdison said that its high pressure fluidized bed reactor (HP-FBR) technology being ramped at its new joint venture facility in Korea will provide source polysilicon to enable 400 watt peak PV panel performance at a cost of US$0.40 per watt peak by 2016.
Leading inverter manufacturer, SMA Solar Technology has moved to offer PV operators and owners free access to its online monitoring platform with its latest range of Sunny Boy Inverters.
PV module inspection systems specialist, Pi4 said it received multiple orders for electroluminescence (EL) testers from customers in Mexico, India, France and South Africa.
Major tier 1 PV manufacturer Trina Solar is issuing convertible noted to the tune of US$100 million that will mature in October 2019.
US-based PV module manufacturing start-up, SolarTech Universal LLC has selected Meyer Burger’s ‘SmartWire’ Connection Technology (SWCT) for its first production facility in Riviera Beach, Florida.
SunEdison has confirmed that it has started the ball rolling on a new yield co dedicated to emerging markets.
Solar energy could be the largest single source of electricity in the world by 2050, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA).
Sharp Corporation’s next-generation solar cell technology that enters volume production is expected to be based on its long-term development of both c-Si and a-Si thin-film cells with efficiencies touted to be over 25%.
Having just officially opened its first facility, N-type (bifacial) monocrystalline solar cell and module producer, Mission Solar was said to have achieved average cell efficiencies of 19.7%, according to one of its key technology supplier’s, RENA.
Taiwan-based PV module manufacturer, WINAICO said its ‘WST’ series multicrystalline modules had past TÜV Rheinland’s toughest PID (Potential Induced Degradation) test with minimal degradation.
Business and technology association, the International Photovoltaic Equipment Association (IPVEA), has been renamed SOLARUNITED, as part of a wider rebranding and repurposing exercise.
Two initiatives to boost renewable energy deployment in African and developing small island nations have been unveiled at the UN Climate Summit currently underway in New York this week.
Japanese module manufacturer Kyocera has joined the industrial partner programme of Belgian nanoelectronics research institute imec.
Trade body the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA) has thrown its weight behind efforts to liberalise the global trade in solar products.