Tag Archives: Thin Film

Printable PVs Make it Possible to Churn out Solar Cells

published 2011 年 07 月 04 日 11:52 | editor | category Knowledge
One problem with traditional solar cells is making them. Because current solar cells are based on silicon, they are costly and can even be environmentally unfriendly to manufacture since they require several complicated and ener...  more

Concentrated Photovoltaic: Positioning for Explosive Growth

published 2011 年 06 月 27 日 9:02 | editor | category Knowledge
The turning point for the Concentrated Photovoltaic (CPV) segment of the solar industry occurred in 2008. That year, multiple companies installed one MW, or more, of CPV systems for a total 6 to 6.5 MW. In 2009, some CPV firms m...  more

Bringing Frontier Science to the Solar Energy Industry

published 2011 年 06 月 22 日 10:55 | editor | category Knowledge
Solar energy is one of the cleanest and most abundant sources of energy. In a single sixty minute time period, our earth takes in enough solar energy from the sun to power our way of life for one year. These are just two of the ...  more

Will NGD™ Make Thin Film Cost Competitive with Coal?

published 2011 年 06 月 09 日 11:17 | editor | category Knowledge
For hundred of years, the developed world has relied on coal to help meet its energy needs. Enerdata, an independent Information and consulting company, which specializes in the energy industry, reports that coal-fired plants ge...  more

The Race for PV Conversion Efficiency

published 2011 年 06 月 01 日 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