Slash Solar Prices 60%? Not With The U.S. Plan

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2021 03:37:18 +0000

Pro-tip: if the expenditure units starts with m instead of b, it’s not serious. Billions move the needle. Millions just keep the lights on in a few pet projects.

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New Perovskite LED Emits A Spin-Polarized Glow

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2021 06:41:03 +0000

The inclusion of a special new perovskite layer has enabled scientists to create a “spin-polarized LED” without needing a magnetic field or extremely low temperatures, potentially clearing the path to a raft of novel technologies. Details of the research conducted at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the University of Utah appear in the […]

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Indian Cell Manufacturer Plans New 1-Gigawatt Cell & Module Line

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2021 19:20:12 +0000

Efforts by the Indian government to promote domestic solar cell and module manufacturing are now getting a response from companies. Premier Energies has announced plans to set up a new solar cell and module manufacturing line with 1 gigawatt of annual production capacity. The company will invest Rs 4.8 billion ($68 million) into the new […]

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$4 Billion US Oil Company Banks On Perovskite Solar Cell Of The Future

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Sun, 07 Feb 2021 19:05:13 +0000

Something must be afoot when a leading US oil and gas stakeholder spends years perfecting the perovskite solar cell of the future.

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New Solar Arrays To Power NASA’s International Space Station Research

Credit to Author: NASA| Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2021 04:50:07 +0000

As the International Space Station orbits Earth, its four pairs of solar arrays soak up the sun’s energy to provide electrical power for the numerous research and science investigations conducted every day, as well as the continued operations of the orbiting platform

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JinkoSolar Begins Construction On 20 Gigawatt Solar Cell Factory

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 24 Jan 2021 04:57:43 +0000

JinkoSolar, one of the largest solar module producers in the world, is ramping up its solar cell production tremendously. It is building a 20 gigawatt solar cell factory that is expected to be fully operational by the end of

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Quantum Wells Enable Record-Efficiency Two-Junction Solar Cell

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 02:37:26 +0000

With a Sandwich of 80 Ultrathin Quantum Well Layers, New Solar Cell Unlocks World Record and a Path to Further Improvements

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US Funding Available for “High-Risk, Innovative Solar Research & Technology Development Projects with Potential for Commercialization”

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 31 Dec 2020 01:55:29 +0000

Are you involved in “high-risk, innovative solar research and technology development projects with potential for commercialization?” If so, Uncle Sam wants you!

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American-Made Solar Prize, Round 3

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Mon, 07 Dec 2020 23:06:56 +0000

The American-Made Solar Prize is a $3 million competition designed to revitalize solar manufacturing in the United States. Teams will be selected from a diverse applicant pool of entrepreneurial students, professors, small-business owners, company staffers, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Laboratories, and anyone else based in the United States with a potentially marketable solar technology solution

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