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2013-07-03 20:20:18

Residential solar "plug-and-play" systems, module durability among major projects showcased BOSTON, July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at next week's Intersolar North America conference and trade show, taking place from July 8(th) to July 11(th) at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California. In addition to promoting its R&D services, the Center will be showcasing...

2012-12-17 12:21:40

BOSTON, Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) has been selected to receive project funding from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) SunShot Initiative, a collaborative national effort to make solar energy cost-competitive with other forms of energy by the end of the decade. CSE's 5-year, $11.7M research project focuses on the development of "plug and play" solar photovoltaic (PV) systems that can be purchased, installed, and connected by...

2011-10-27 15:04:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Clean Technology and Sustainable Industries Organization (CTSI) today announced its third annual Utility Technology Challenge, a technology-matching program that bridges the gap between the laboratory and the marketplace for early stage clean tech ventures. This year, CTSI adds a new partner, Fraunhofer TechBridge; together, the organizations aim to create an award pool of $50,000 specifically allocated to pilot projects for Challenge...

2011-07-14 08:00:00

BRISTOL, Pa., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fraunhofer CSE, part of one of the world's largest research and development organizations, has joined DUNMORE Corporation's FastCert(TM) Qualification Program to help solar module manufacturers make their products more reliable and produce them more efficiently. Fraunhofer USA's Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) will consult with DUNMORE's FastCert customers on reducing the cost of producing solar modules by maximizing performance and...

2011-05-17 05:50:00

BOSTON, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) today announced that it will develop a sustainable energy research and building innovation center at 5 Channel Center in Boston's Innovation District. The 50,000-square-foot applied research facility and building technology showcase will serve as a unique factory of innovation in support of established and start-up companies that are developing and demonstrating the next generation of energy...

2011-04-07 12:00:00

Manufacturers Now Have Faster, More Cost-Effective Testing Options With Single Laboratory Able to Certify for Countries Worldwide ALBUQUERQUE, NM, April 7 /PRNewswire/ - To speed entry for solar panel manufacturers into the North American and international markets, a new laboratory opened today in Albuquerque, New Mexico, that offers worldwide certification services from one location. CFV Solar Test Laboratory, a photovoltaic (PV) certification test company, is jointly owned by CSA...

2009-11-02 15:04:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ --Nth Power, LLC, the veteran cleantech venture capital firm, and the Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) released a detailed report on the massive market opportunities for innovation within the US building construction industry. The detailed report gives a comprehensive description of the market dynamics creating the opportunities and explains the contrarian view that the current residential and commercial market meltdowns are a...

2009-10-13 13:56:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- This afternoon, Fraunhofer USA, Inc.'s Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) officially opened its first laboratory, a PV module innovation facility at a high-profile ribbon-cutting ceremony headlined by German Ambassador Klaus Scharioth and Massachusetts Energy Secretary Bowles. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091013/DE91693LOGO ) The new PV module laboratory enables research, development, testing and evaluation of new...