r&d

October 14, 2021
JinkoSolar has laid claim to a new n-type monocrystalline silicon solar cell conversion efficiency record, taking that efficiency rating to 25.4%.
June 15, 2021
PV Tech’s Carrie Xiao provides an extensive overview of the solar modules on display at this year’s SNEC PV Power Expo in Shanghai, comparing all of the major product launches, exhibitions and technologies that took centre stage.
June 14, 2021
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has launched another Solar Prize funding round, making US$5 million available and including funds for software concepts for the first time.
May 10, 2021
Finlay Colville, head of research at PV Tech Research, details how n-type cell manufacturing will dominate PV industry spending from 2024, and what the rest of the decade holds in store.
January 11, 2021
One of the largest merchant solar cell producers in the world, Aiko Solar has now established a base in Europe, with the intention of accessing the best of the R&D activities the region can provide. PV Tech speaks to Dr Christian Peter, managing director at Solarlab Aiko Lab Europe, to determine the direction of that European facility.
November 17, 2020
Solar perovskite start-up Evolar has sourced investment from Norwegian renewables investor Magnora as it targets rapid commercialisation of the technology.
November 2, 2020
Speaking exclusively to PV Tech, Jolywood president Lin Jianwei discusses the company’s progress over the past 12 years, how it has progressed its n-type TopCON technology to mass manufacturing, and what the future holds.
October 30, 2020
Leading solar manufacturer JinkoSolar has said it is now “actively preparing” to list its Jiangxi subsidiary on China’s STAR market after it raised around US$458 million through an equity financing round.
October 27, 2020
Japan is to accelerate research and development of next generation solar technologies as part of a bid to establish a net zero economy by 2050.
October 26, 2020
Meyer Burger and CSEM have extended their long-standing solar cell and module R&D partnership for a further three years.

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