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March 17, 2022
Last month, PV Tech and ‘Solar Module Super League’ member JinkoSolar co-hosted a webinar which explored the benefits of TOPCon PV modules in relation to utility-scale solar LCOE. Here, JinkoSolar’s Roberto Murgioni TÜV NORD’s Shawee Wei answer some of our attendee’s most popular questions.
February 21, 2022
Researchers in Saudi Arabia have reported the “the first ever” successful damp-heat test of perovskite solar cells, which they claim has moved the technology closer towards commercial viability after it withstood 1,000 hours of harsh conditions and maintained a 95% efficiency.  
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September 3, 2021
PV Tech spoke to experts in the artificial intelligence-solar space to explore how it was being used in the industry and the potential benefits it could bring to the sector
June 8, 2021
Solar asset underperformance continues to worsen, with projects “chronically underperforming” P99 estimates and modules degrading faster than previously anticipated, risk management firm kWh Analytics has found.
April 16, 2019
Fraunhofer ISE will validate and refine DuPont's accelerated testing methods with a view to improving on the current IEC protocols.
April 13, 2018
Standard & Poor's (S&P) has lauded the early performance of the solar assets it rates, ultimately concluding that operational risk in solar is “more benign” than other renewable technologies.
October 10, 2017
SPONSORED: Falling system prices have been a key driver of PV's recent growth and competitiveness, but upfront costs are only one part of the equation for long-term profitability within the solar power industry. Maximising any given system’s cumulative power output over its lifetime is critical to lowering the levelised cost of electricity (LCOE) and maximising investment returns.
December 23, 2015
Advances in module encapsulent technology are needed to complement ongoing progress in improving cell performance, writes Fraunhofer CSE's Liz Fuller.

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