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Natcore Technology’s new solar cell design shows huge efficiency jump in 11 months

Natcore Technology’s new solar cell design shows huge efficiency jump in 11 months

March 30, 2016 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

Natcore Technology Inc. has achieved commercial-level efficiencies for its laser-processed solar cells. This refinement of Natcore’s all-back-contact silicon cell structure, which utilizes low-cost aluminum instead of high-cost silver, has progressed rapidly. Less than 11 months ago, early proof-of-concept cells were delivering 4 percent efficiencies. Today, the cells have already reached efficienciesRead More

PV in schools: Education sector is one of solar’s best opportunities

PV in schools: Education sector is one of solar’s best opportunities

March 29, 2016 at 9:00 am 3 comments

Organizations in every industry are impacted by societal demands for environmental responsibility, and the education sector is no exception. Across the country, colleges, universities and K-12 schools are rising to the challenge. In fact, according to “The Solar Foundation’s 2014 report, Brighter Future: a Study on Solar in U.S. Schools,”Read More

SunPower launches new all-inclusive residential PV system in U.S. — Equinox

SunPower launches new all-inclusive residential PV system in U.S. — Equinox

March 21, 2016 at 4:38 pm 2 comments

SunPower introduced its Equinox system in the United States — a residential solar solution where every major component was designed and engineered by SunPower to work together. Similar to its Helix commercial concept, SunPower believes the total configuration achieves greater overall efficiency and system results. Key SunPower Equinox elements: High-efficiency SunPower solar panels, including theRead More

ET Solar modules selected for 84-MW projects in North Carolina

ET Solar modules selected for 84-MW projects in North Carolina

March 15, 2016 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, has selected ET Solar as its module provider for 14 solar power projects in North Carolina, with a combined capacity of 84.4 MW. As a Tier 1 solar panel manufacturer, ET Solar has been chosen to supply ET-P672 310/315Wp Modules for the 14 ground-mounted PVRead More

Inside Tabuchi’s storage plus inverter system

Inside Tabuchi’s storage plus inverter system

December 29, 2015 at 12:00 pm 2 comments

You’ve likely not heard of Tabuchi, but you may have already installed one of its inverters. That’s because the Japanese electronics manufacturer has been producing inverters for a number of companies for close to 20 years — enough to be the No. 5 inverter manufacturer in the world. Anyway, ifRead More

How new solar module technology lifts efficiency, limits price

How new solar module technology lifts efficiency, limits price

November 16, 2015 at 10:00 am 8 comments

A whirlwind of new technology improvements are appearing in solar modules made by the world’s leading manufacturers, with common goals of improving performance and efficiency, while holding costs down to the bare bone. Many of these advances were touted during the recent SPI show in Anaheim, where manufacturers vied forRead More

Pristine Sun hires former Deutsche Bank director as new CFO

Pristine Sun hires former Deutsche Bank director as new CFO

November 6, 2015 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

Pristine Sun, an independent power producer, a full service EPC, and a leading developer of small utility-scale solar PV power plants, announced that the company has hired Doran Hole to serve as its new chief financial officer. Hole comes to Pristine Sun from Deutsche Bank, a leading global investment bankRead More

Details on 11 new MOSAIC solar technologies that will receive government funding

Details on 11 new MOSAIC solar technologies that will receive government funding

August 24, 2015 at 4:08 pm 1 comment

As part of a wide-ranging clean energy initiative by the administration, President Obama and Energy Secretary Moniz announced at the Clean Energy Summit $24 million in innovation funding for 11 new solar technologies, as part of ARPA-E’s newest program Micro-scale Optimized Solar-cell Arrays with Integrated Concentration (MOSAIC). These MOSAIC projectsRead More

Hertz to Install Solar Arrays at Four U.S. Airports

Hertz to Install Solar Arrays at Four U.S. Airports

October 29, 2014 at 4:42 pm Comments are Disabled

Hertz, the world’s largest airport car rental brand, and Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company (Panasonic) announce the completion of two solar power installations at Hertz Rent-a-Car facilities at Denver International and St. Louis International Airports. Additionally, solar installations are underway at Hertz’s Newark Liberty International Airport, to be completed later thisRead More

Pristine Sun Installing ReneSola Modules in 6.8-MW California Project

Pristine Sun Installing ReneSola Modules in 6.8-MW California Project

December 9, 2013 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

ReneSola Ltd., a leading brand and technology provider of solar photovoltaic products, today announced it will deliver 6.8 MW of its high efficiency Virtus II 72-cell 300-W polycrystalline photovoltaic (PV) modules to one of California’s leading project developers, Pristine Sun. “Our partnership with Pristine Sun in this multi-array project isRead More