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April 20, 2021
A new PV manufacturing start-up, Greenland, is collaborating with Fraunhofer ISE and Bosch Rexroth on a 5GW highly automated and integrated manufacturing facility in Spain.
April 16, 2021
The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy (ISE) has claimed a new record conversion efficiency for a both-sides contacted silicon solar cell of 26%.
February 4, 2021
Fraunhofer ISE spin-off NexWafe has raised €10 million in a new Series B round of funding as the company moves to another pilot production phase.
January 26, 2021
A research project has produced a silicon carbide inverter capable of enabling large-scale solar systems to connect directly to medium-voltage grids without the need of a transformer.
August 3, 2020
The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE has received €740,000 (US$866,429) in financing to explore land use conflicts between solar farms and agricultural land.
May 5, 2020
The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems has implemented new analytic models into the software SmartCalc.CTM which simulates the losses and gains in power output due to cell-to-module (CTM) integration.
March 23, 2020
Fraunhofer ISE expects to maintain much of their R&D activities despite COVID-19 restrictions as many engineers are said to working from home.
February 4, 2020
Berlin could help defuse land conflicts if it ‘privileges’ floating plants on opencast mine water bodies via dedicated tenders, says review by Fraunhofer ISE.
September 6, 2019
Fraunhofer ISE in collaboration with industrial partners have developed a fine-line metallisation process to create contact fingers with a width of 19µm and a height of 18µm in a single printing step that is almost invisible to the naked eye.
September 5, 2019
PV Tech quizzes HIPERION’s promoters over potential strengths but also cost challenges of Insolight’s planar optical micro-tracking process, tested outdoors and supported with €10.6m EU grant.

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