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2014-05-05 20:21:19

- Highest efficiency ever achieved on an industrial screen-printed PERC silicon solar cell HANAU, Germany, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Institute for Solar Energy Research Hamelin (ISFH) increases the conversion efficiency of industrial p-type silicon solar cells with screen-printed metal contacts from today's typical 17.5% to 19.5% to a record value of 21.2%, using leading-edge front-side metallization pastes supplied by the Photovoltaics Business Unit of Heraeus Precious...

Solar Cell Without The Lead
2014-05-05 08:41:24

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Using readily available equipment, researchers at from Northwestern University have developed a new type of solar cell based on tin instead of lead perovskite, according to a new report in Nature Photonics. "This is a breakthrough in taking the lead out of a very promising type of solar cell, called a perovskite," said study author Mercouri G. Kanatzidis, an inorganic chemist at Northwestern. "Tin is a very viable material, and we have...

2014-05-05 08:23:18

"This indicates that Natcore's black silicon is commercially viable": Provini RED BANK, N.J., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the world's largest photovoltaic manufacturers has been the first to process Natcore Technology's black silicon wafers into working solar cells in an actual production line rather than in a laboratory setting. The wafers were given a black silicon etch by scientists of Natcore Technology Inc. (TSX-V: NXT; NTCXF.PK) using the company's proprietary...

2014-05-02 08:22:43

SHANGHAI, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that it signed contracts to supply 100 MW of PV modules for two PV projects in Chile. Both projects are located in Chile's Atacama Desert region, which has one of the highest irradiation levels in the world. The Lalackama PV plant, the first of the two projects, will consist of 60 MW and will include...

2014-05-01 16:38:18

ST. PETERS, Mo., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) invites investors to listen to a broadcast of the Company's conference call to discuss first quarter 2014 financial results. The live webcast will take place on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time at www.sunedison.com. Participating in the call will be Ahmad Chatila, Chief Executive Officer, and Brian Wuebbels, Chief Financial Officer. A replay of the call will be available until 11:59 p.m....

2014-05-01 12:25:40

PG&E Earns #1 Spot in Solar Industry Report for the Sixth Year in a Row SAN FRANCISCO, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has been recognized by the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) as a national leader in solar power. PG&E is included in SEPA's seventh annual "Utility Solar Rankings" report, which measures a utility's newly installed solar power connected between January 1 and December 31, 2013. For the sixth consecutive year,...

2014-04-30 08:25:39

TEMPE, Ariz., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASYS), a global supplier of production and automation systems and related supplies for the manufacture of solar cells, semiconductors, and sapphire and silicon wafers, today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss the Company's financial results for the second quarter ended March 31, 2014 on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 5:00 pm ET. Executive Chairman J.S. Whang; President and CEO, Fokko...

2014-04-30 08:23:50

SHANGHAI, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the solar PV industry has announced that it will supply 38.7 MW of PV Modules to EDP Renovaveis, a leading Independent Power Producer (IPP) in the global renewable energy sector, for two solar parks in San Bernadino County, California. JinkoSolar will provide approximately 120,000 high-efficiency solar panels for the construction of both the Lone...

2014-04-30 04:21:53

SHANGHAI, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanwha SolarOne Co., Ltd. ("Hanwha SolarOne" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: HSOL), a vertically integrated manufacturer of silicon ingots, wafers and photovoltaic ("PV") cells and modules in China, today announced that it will release its unaudited financial results for the first quarter 2014 before the market opens on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. On the same day, management will host a conference call to discuss the results at 8:00 AM Eastern Time...

2014-04-29 16:35:33

DALLAS, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new market research report "Printed Electronics Market by Material (Substrates & Inks), Technology (Screen, Gravure, Inkjet & Flexography), Application (Displays, Sensors, OLEDs & PVs), and Geography- Analysis and Forecast to 2013 - 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, the Printed Electronics Market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 33.8% from 2014 to 2020 and it is estimated to reach $40.2 Billion by 2020....


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