Category Archives: Solar

New Paper-Thin Solar Cell Can Be Folded and Unfolded 500 Times

published: 2022-12-30 9:30 | editor | category: News
Differentiating from traditional solar panels, thin and flexible thin-film solar panels are capable in additional application possibilities, and can be applied on various irregular and curved surfaces. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has now developed a solar cell that is even thinner than a hair, which can be used from ePaper to lightweight wearables. ...  more

Comprehensive Drop in Industry Chain Prices as Panic Spreads in Market

published: 2022-12-29 17:51 | editor | category: Price Trend
Polysilicon Polysilicon prices had dropped significantly this week, where mono-Si compound feedings and mono-Si dense materials were respectively concluded at RMB 198/kg and RMB 195/kg under an approximate reduction of nearly 24% compared to that of last week, where mainstream concluded prices have now rapidly fallen below RMB 200/kg. ...  more

Efficiency Rate of JinkoSolar’s 182mm TOPCon Cells Reaches New High of 26.4%

published: 2022-12-27 9:30 | editor | category: News
JinkoSolar (Jinko) announced in early December that it has achieved another significant breakthrough in the development of large-sized N-type cells. With China’s National Institute of Metrology as the authoritative third-party certifier, Jinko has been proven to have attained a new high in the conversion efficiency rate for N-type TOPCon cells that are 182mm or larger in size. In laboratory testing, Jinko’s 182mm TOPCon cells have now reached the maximum rate of 26.4%. ...  more

Green Gravity Accelerates Development in Gravity Storage on 85K Units of Abandoned Mines in Australia

published: 2022-12-16 9:30 | editor | category: News
There has been new progress in gravity storage for Australia. Startup Green Gravity, having partnered up with abandoned mines, now signed with engineering company GHD, and is likely to provide a prolonged period of energy storage for the power grid through moving heavy objects vertically that would capture and release gravitational kinetic energy. ...  more