Category Archives: Solar

Nano Material MXene Can Boost the Efficiency of Peroskite PV Cell by 25%

published: 2019-10-18 0:30 | editor | category: News
A team of Russian and Italian researchers have successfully developed a new type of Perovskite PV cell which utilizes a special nano material known as MXene to increase its performance. According to the researchers, the use of MXene can boost the efficiency of the PV cells for electric charge conversion by as much as 20%. ...  more

Floating Solar on the Rise in Renewable Energy

published: 2019-10-17 0:00 | editor | category: News
The floating photovoltaics, according to the World Bank’s report, has come a very long way. The first floating solar energy was built in Japan in 2007. Soon countries like France, Italy, South Korea, Spain, and the U.S. all followed suit and tested with their own installations of smaller scales, which are mainly for research and demonstration. ...  more

Swiss Firm Develops Energy Kites to Harvest Strong Winds at an Altitude of 500 Meters for Power Generation

published: 2019-10-16 15:25 | editor | category: News
A radical concept developed by a Swiss firm has upended the popular understanding that capturing wind energy for electricity generation requires tall wind turbines with huge blades erected on land or at sea. TwingTec, a spin-off from the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa), has developed an airborne wind energy (AWE) system that works similar to flying a kite. ...  more

100% Taiwanese Manufacture and Service: PrimeVOLT Launches Multiple PV Inverters

published: 2019-10-16 13:49 | editor | category: Interviews
In order to achieve an accumulated capacity goal of 20GW by 2025, Taiwan’s government is actively promoting photovoltaic installation to further development. PrimeVOLT, a subsidiary company of Asian Power Devices Incorporated, has been an avid supporter of such cause. PrimeVOLT took advantage of its local service network as well as qualified products that are entirely made and designed in Taiwan. At the 2019 Energy Taiwan trade show, multiple portfolios of brand new PV inverters were launched, providing all new solutions to solve existing challenges. The show booth was seen having an unprecedented turnout of visitors. ...  more