Author Archives: et_editor

India Develops the World's First Iron-ion Battery

published 2019 年 08 月 26 日 15:02 | editor | category News
A research team from India's IIT (Institute of Technology) Madras has officially developed the world's first iron-ion battery, which promises a low-cost stable alternative to the existing mainstream lithium-ion battery. ...  more

Developer Demands Lowering of Local-Contents Requirement for Off-Shore Wind Farm Projects in Taiwan

published 2019 年 08 月 26 日 11:25 | editor | category News
MHI Vestas, a Danish wind-turbine manufacturer, has entered into a formal agreement with the Taiwanese government to supply its wind turbine platform units and technologies to Taiwan for the development of its future wind farm projects. However, the company has also demanded that the government relax its local-contents requirement, which requires the company to transfer some of its patented technologies to Taiwan. ...  more

Real world field testing of new power-enhanced ribbons for photovoltaic modules demonstrates outstanding gain of 2.1 percent in energy yield

published 2019 年 08 月 23 日 13:26 | editor | category News
HANAU, Germany and SHANGHAI, China, August 22, 2019- Heraeus Photovoltaics, a leading technology solution provider for the renewable energy industry, today announced that an outdoor field test of its Selectively Coated Ribbons (SCR™), the industry’s first “plug and play” power-enhancing ribbons for PV interconnection, has overachieved compared to previous tests conducted at standard testing conditions (STC). ...  more

Danish Wind Turbine Tvindkraft in Operation for Over 40 Years

published 2019 年 08 月 21 日 18:30 | editor | category News
As the pioneer for wind power worldwide, Denmark currently houses the world’s first wind turbine Tvindkraft, which has been in operation for 41 years and counting. Its lifespan is a lot higher than the standard lifespan of wind turbines, which is usually around 25 years. ...  more

NREL Develops New Technology That Will Slash PV Cell Costs

published 2019 年 08 月 19 日 9:30 | editor | category News
  The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) of the U.S. has recently developed an improved process of epitaxy which can potentially increase the production speeds of GaAs by 20 times. This may help to cut the costs of III-V PV cells to US$0.2-0.8/watt. ...  more

Price Trend: Cells bottom out with hopes for an increasing demand

published 2019 年 08 月 15 日 16:29 | editor | category Price Trend
There was no unexpected development in the overall market this week. The market is still on a “wait-and-see” approach. There may be some changes in prices between different stages of the entire industry chain. It will not, however, affect the subsequent trend of the market price. Looking ahead, it is difficult to see a growing demand and purchase orders in both domestic and overseas markets. As the autumn is approaching and some projects, which are under time pressure, are launched, the dark times should be coming to an end. The moment for the market to rebound is already on the horizon. ...  more