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2013-11-13 04:22:04

SHANGHAI, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE:JKS), a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that it has become one of the first Chinese solar PV companies to have obtained JIS Q 8901 Certification from TUV Rheinland. The JIS Q 8901 Certification was established in February 2012 to create an assurance system (including design, production and performance warranty) for solar PV modules with the aim of...

2013-11-12 12:20:02

Lays an important foundation to become a leading one-stop player in the solar energy marketHong Kong, Nov 12, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Shunfeng Photovoltaic International Limited ("Shunfeng" or the "Group"; SEHK :1165) is pleased to announce that Wuxi Suntech Administrator has informed Jiangsu Shunfeng Photovoltaic Technology Co., Ltd. ("Jiangsu Shunfeng"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Group, the Wuxi Suntech restructuring plan is approved on 12 November 2013. The...

2013-11-11 08:22:36

CHANGZHOU, China, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic modules, solutions and services, today announced that the Company's State Key Laboratory of PV Science and Technology has received accreditation from China's Ministry of Science and Technology. The laboratory, covering 15,000 square metres and located within the Changzhou Trina PV Industrial Park, will be a national platform for driving...

Wireless Device Turns 'Lost' Energy Into Electric Power
2013-11-07 14:28:49

Duke University Metamaterial cells designed by Duke engineers provide electric power as efficiently as solar panels Using inexpensive materials configured and tuned to capture microwave signals, researchers at Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering have designed a power-harvesting device with efficiency similar to that of modern solar panels. The device wirelessly converts the microwave signal to direct current voltage capable of recharging a cell phone battery or other...

2013-11-06 10:49:59

Playing pop and rock music improves the performance of solar cells, according to new research from scientists at Queen Mary University of London and Imperial College London. The high frequencies and pitch found in pop and rock music cause vibrations that enhanced energy generation in solar cells containing a cluster of 'nanorods', leading to a 40 per cent increase in efficiency of the solar cells. The study has implications for improving energy generation from sunlight, particularly for...

Recipe For High-efficiency Solar Cells
2013-11-06 09:44:43

Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA) For many years scientists and engineers have been trying to provide low-cost solar energy by developing a cheap solar cell that is both highly efficient and at the same time simple to build, enabling it to be mass produced. Now, the team led by Empa researcher Ayodhya N. Tiwari has made a major leap forward: the researchers are presenting a new manufacturing technique for CIGS solar cells, in which tiny quantities of...

2013-11-06 08:22:39

BAODING, China, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") manufacturer, known as "Yingli Solar", today announced that it plans to release its unaudited financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2013, before the U.S. market opens on Tuesday, November 12, 2013. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2012/04/01/20120401160439160364.jpg ) The...

2013-11-06 08:21:55

ST. PETERS, Mo., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Third Quarter 2013 Highlights: -- GAAP revenue of $611.5 million and GAAP EPS of $(0.47) -- Non-GAAP revenue of $672.0 million and non-GAAP EPS of $(0.00) -- Solar Energy recognized non-GAAP revenue related to 75 MW of solar energy systems, interconnected 55 MW and ended the quarter with 558 MW under construction -- Solar project pipeline grew to 3.1 GW and backlog grew to 1.1 GW -- Semiconductor...

2013-11-04 04:21:18

NANJING, China, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- China Sunergy Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: CSUN) ("China Sunergy" or "the Company"), a specialized solar cell and module manufacturer, today announced that its Head of Research and Vice President, Dr. Aihua Wang, has received the 2013 ACAA/IELTS Australia China Alumni Awards for Research and Innovation. The award honors outstanding alumni of Australian universities and colleges, who have made significant contributions in their chosen field and are...

2013-11-01 16:21:23

SHANGHAI, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that it plans to release its unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2013 before the open of U.S. markets on Monday, November 18, 2013. JinkoSolar's management will host an earnings conference call on Monday, November 18, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Standard Time (9:00 p.m....