Category Archives: Solar

The Race for PV Conversion Efficiency

published: 2011-06-01 9:59 | editor | category: Knowledge
Research labs and solar manufacturers are all vying for the next generation of high efficiency PV solar devices There is a race on for the “Holy Grail” of solar energy: Making PVs more efficient. Towards this goa...  more

Progress for Infrared-Absorbing PVs

published: 2011-05-31 10:16 | editor | category: Knowledge
PV researchers are eyeing the infrared spectrum of solar power’s potential since more than a third of the solar energy on Earth arrives in the form of infrared light. PV efficiency is a significant problem for today&rsqu...  more

Financing Solar Projects in the U.S.

published: 2011-05-26 13:36 | editor | category: Knowledge
As the cost of fossil fuel continues it upward climb, and global warming concerns showing no sign of losing steam, individuals, private firms, and public agencies have intensified the interest and demand for renewable energy pro...  more

5 Common Misconceptions about Solar Energy

published: 2011-05-24 17:43 | editor | category: Knowledge
Nowadays, many people are faced with overwhelming and yet incorrect information on the internet. Here are 5 common misconceptions about solar energy. Misconception 1: Solar Energy is only Viable in Warm Regions The average te...  more

Chinese Subsidy for Solar Industry

published: 2011-05-19 17:01 | editor | category: Knowledge
Subsidies in Europe and America are to encourage the use of solar energy in spite of the maker. Some western companies complain that Chinese subsidy policy is just there to help domestic manufacturers. According to an anonymou...  more

British Goverment’s Subsidy Cut

published: 2011-04-29 11:10 | editor | category: Knowledge
Since British government announced subsidy cut for on-grid solar projects, domestic industry leaders have expressed their negative sentiment toward such legislative decision. Many urged the government to reevaluate the fairness ...  more

Changing Prospects for Solar Energy Industry

published: 2011-04-22 17:29 | editor | category: Knowledge
Recently, the market price quotations in the solar industry, affected by the uncertainty of the European subsidy policy, have been trending down, which in turn hurts manufacturers’ financial performances. Many used to beli...  more

Australia Proposed to Cut Solar Subsidy

published: 2011-03-30 16:31 | editor | category: Knowledge
According to Australian government, there might be possible reevaluation of the subsidy due to increasing burden. Governor of Queensland, Anna Bligh urged Julia Gillard to reevaluate the capital investment in rooftop solar ins...  more