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Case for Solar Cells Brightens

March 31, 2008, Leave your thoughts

Researchers at a Dutch university have devised a method of ‘substantially improving’ the production of relatively inexpensive dye-sensitised solar cells. Long touted as a cheap alternative to high-cost silicon solar cells, dye-sensitised cells imitate the natural conversion of sunlight into […]

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Growth boost to Mitsubishi PV production

March 31, 2008, Leave your thoughts

Mitsubishi Electric Corp. is planning to invest $70 million in a major expansion of capacity to make photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules, to meet what it says is huge growing demand worldwide. Mitsubishi (Tokyo) will boost production at two plants […]

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KYOCERA photovoltaic modules: KC175GT KC200GT

March 23, 2008, Leave your thoughts

High Efficiency Polycrystalline Modules Kyocera’s advanced cell processing technology and automated production facilities produce a highly efficient multicrystal photovoltaic module. The conversion efficiency of the Kyocera solar cell is over 16%. These cells are encapsulated between a tempered glass cover […]

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Sunpower Photovoltaic Modules SPR-210-WHT

March 23, 2008, 1 Comment

The SunPower 210 Solar Panel provides industry leading efficiency and performance. Utilizing 72 next generation SunPower all-back contact solar cells and an optimized panel design, the SunPower 210 delivers an unprecedented total panel conversion efficiency of 16.9%. The 210 panel’s […]

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Solar PV

March 18, 2008, Leave your thoughts

World solar photovoltaic (PV) market installations reached a record high of 2,826 megawatts (MW) in 2007, representing growth of 62% over the previous year, says the annual PV market report issued today by Solarbuzz LLC, a San Francisco-based solar energy […]

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Case for Solar Cells

March 18, 2008, Leave your thoughts

It takes power to make power —even with a solar grand plan. From the mining of quartz sand to the coating with ethylene-vinyl acetate, manufacturing a photovoltaic (PV) solar cell requires energy—most often derived from the burning of fossil fuels. But […]

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Robust Dye solar cells

March 17, 2008, Leave your thoughts

Cheap and easy-to-make dye-sensitized solar cells are still in the early stages of commercial production. Meanwhile, their inventor, Michael Gratzel, is working on more advanced versions of them. In a paper published in the online edition of Angewandte Chemie, Gratzel, […]

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The Future of Solar

March 15, 2008, Leave your thoughts

Konarka Technologies has announced that it successfully conducted the first-ever demonstration of solar cells manufactured by highly efficient inkjet printing. The company discusses and analyzes the performance of highly efficient inkjet printed organic bulk heterojunction solar cells in a paper […]