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JinkoSolar adds name to ARENA project intended to reduce solar cell conversion losses

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 13, 2018

A research project to identify solar cell conversion losses and provide commercial solutions, which was initiated in December 2017 by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), has...

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3D printing enables new solar power receivers to better absorb sunlight

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 31, 2017

Engineers at Sandia National Laboratories have designed new fractal-like, concentrating solar power receivers that are up to 20 per cent more effective at absorbing sunlight than current...

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India launches probe against China, Taiwan solar cell imports

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 25, 2017

The commerce ministry has initiated an anti-dumping investigation against the import of solar cells from China, Taiwan and Malaysia. Solar cells are the basic ingredient used in the...

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US expected to put emergency tariffs on solar imports

By : sustainabilityo..., May 31, 2017

The United States has notified the other 163 members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) that it is considering putting emergency "safeguard" tariffs on imported solar cells, according to a...

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PLANT PV launches ‘Silver-on-Aluminum’ paste with a 1% power output gain for c-Si solar cells

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 19, 2017

PLANT PV, has introduced its first major product to enable significant improvements in conventional solar cell power output. PLANT PV’s new ‘Silver-on-Aluminum’ paste is designed for easy...

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'Soon, Print Solar Cells At The Cost Of A Newspaper'

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 20, 2017

Printing solar cells may soon be as easy and inexpensive as printing a newspaper, thanks to researchers who have cleared a critical manufacturing hurdle in the development of a new class of...

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Food additive key to environmentally friendly, efficient, plastic solar cells

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 3, 2016

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have created an efficient, semi-printed plastic solar cell without the use of environmentally hazardous...

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A new technique opens up advanced solar cells

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 6, 2016

In a photovoltaic cell, light generates opposite charges in the active layer. The charges must then be separated as quickly as possible to keep them from recombining. Positive charges are driven...

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Semi-transparent Solar Cells with Thermal Mirror Capability developed

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 4, 2016

Modern architects prefer to build exteriors designed with glass mainly from artistic or cost perspectives. Scientists, however, go one step further and see opportunities from its potential...

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Solar cell prices to fall as China produces more than demand

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 19, 2016

China is poised is to do solar photo-voltaic cell manufacturing what it did to steel, aluminium and coal. Produce so much that it leads to oversupply and prices crash.

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