2017-08-03

LONGi Solar's 60-cell Hi-MO1 Module Reaches 325.6W Record

Recently LONGi Solar received a test report from TUV Rheinland that its latest 60 cell Hi-MO1 module achieved a power output of 325.6W under standard testing conditions (STC) with the conversion efficiency reaching 19.91%. This is an.. more
2017-05-03

Natcore Surpasses 20% Efficiency with Laser-Based Solar Cell Structure

Scientists at Natcore Technology have achieved an efficiency of 20.7% in their latest demonstration solar cell. Their result has received independent confirmation at the NanoPower Research Lab of the Rochester Institute of Technology. Nat.. more
2017-03-02

Higher yield of solar wafers and enhanced solar cell efficiency with new HeraGlaze© coating by Heraeus

Heraeus Photovoltaics, the worldwide leading supplier of metallization solutions to the PV industry, introduced HeraGlaze, a high-purity SiO2 diffusion barrier coating for enhanced crucible performance in wafer production. It is the first pro.. more
2016-11-10

Efficiency of Multi-junction Silicon Solar Cell Exceeds 30%: Fraunhofer ISE

Silicon-based solar cells dominates today’s solar energy industry, while this technology has difficulty in bringing the conversion efficiency beyond 23% for commercialized solar cells in mass production. In order to break the efficiency limit,.. more
2015-09-20

EnergyTrend: PERC shows its worth

PERC deployment: The solar industry remains sweet on passivated emitter rear cell (PERC) technology, which continues to enjoy increasing production volumes thanks to its excellent cost-performance ratio, writes Corrine Lin, PV analyst at EnergyTrend. Diminishing .. more
2015-09-04

Intevac Receives MATRIX PVD System Order from Top Tier Solar Cell Manufacturer

Intevac, Inc., a major supplier of thin-film deposition equipment to the vacuum coating industry, announced on September 3rd the order of an INTEVAC MATRIX™ thin-film processing system, by a Tier 1 solar cell manufacturer, for high-efficiency photovoltaic (.. more
2015-07-13

Suntech Solar Cell Efficiency Reaches a New High

Wuxi Suntech, a subsidiary of Shunfeng International Clean Energy, Ltd., has achieved a new round of efficiency breakthroughs for its silicon solar cells. The Hypro modules that use these solar cells, together with Sunways inverters, will contribute significantly to the.. more

 

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MARKET STATUS

Mono-Si Prices in December Have Become Stable; Multi-Si Orders to Continue until January: Price Trend

This week, the focus of the market was on the change of the mono-si supply chain. Due to the rapid decline of mono-si price, the demand of.. more...

RESEARCH

The New Phase of Top Runner Program Favors Companies Already Dominant in Application Bases and N-Type Solutions in Technology Bases

China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) has recently released the official list of proposed projects under the Top Runne.. more...

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