photovoltaic module performance News

  • Gray Modules: New Dimension in Organic Photovoltaics for Buildings

    Merck, a leading science and technology company, announced that semi-transparent gray-colored organic photovoltaic (OPV) modules are now available on the market. The new materials, which were successfully developed together with Belectric OPV, were recently presented to the public at the Adaptive Architectures and ...


    By Merck

  • Siemens HCPV Module Partner Semprius Achieves World Record for Photovoltaic Module Efficiency

    The solar company Semprius, in which Siemens has invested as a strategic partner in June 2011, achieved a world record for photovoltaic module efficiency of 33.9 percent. This result was externally certified after measurement under standard test conditions at the Instituto de Energia Solar (IES) ...


    By Siemens Energy, Inc.

  • Photovoltaic Generator Market in India

    Dropping solar power tariff rate is spurring the Indian photovoltaic generator market.   The report begins with an introduction into the energy scenario in India. Installed capacity, demand supply gap of power prevailing in India and hence the need for renewable sources of energy is showcased.  It gives a clear overview of the components of a solar PV plant and the production chain of ...


  • First Photovoltaic Glazing in Switzerland

    A facade of 300 m2, composed of dyed solar cells, is being built on the Swiss Tech Convention Center. This first architectural integration of photovoltaic is a new realization of the partnership between Romande Energy and the University to develop a large-scale solar farm and conduct research and development programs. Translucent and colored solar panels, from ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • New at the Intersolar Europe: High performance solar module from Soleos Solar

    Photovoltaic specialist Soleos Solar is launching a new solar module in June. The polycrystalline Soleos 250P module is manufactured in Europe. It has a rated output of 250 watts and a module efficiency of 14.94 per cent. It thus produces more output and has a greater degree of efficiency than its predecessors. This new module will be shown for the first time at the Soleos Solar exhibition stand ...


    By Krampitz Communications

  • Building Integrated Photovoltaics

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Building Integrated Photovoltaics ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Global Markets and Technologies for Photovoltaic Systems

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Markets and Technologies for Photovoltaic Systems ...


    By ReportLinker

  • India Photovoltaic Generator Market 2012

    The report begins with an introduction into the energy scenario in India. Installed capacity, demand supply gap of power prevailing in India and hence the need for renewable sources of energy is showcased.  It gives a clear overview of the components of a solar PV plant and the production chain of PV technology. The market overview section provides an insight into the photovoltaic market ...


  • PV Evolution Labs Introduces New Soiling Measurement System for Solar Photovoltaic Modules

    North America’s premier PV module testing lab, PV Evolution Labs (PVEL), today introduced a new Soiling Station program for measurement of power and energy loss due to module soiling in the field. ...


    By PV Evolution Labs

  • Opportunities in the Organic Photovoltaics Market - 2012

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Opportunities in the Organic Photovoltaics Market – 2012 ...


    By ReportLinker

  • TÜV Rheinland at the Intersolar: growing quality requirements for module manufacturers and at photovoltaic power plants

    Experts from the leading test service provider in the solar industry at the Intersolar Europe 2012, Hall A5, Stand 253 of the Neue Messe München, 13 to 15 June 2012 / Defining quality anew: Solar industry transformation continues / One-stop testing for manufacturers: global access in module testing and certification Module price decline and overcapacity, changed subsidy policies and investor ...


    By Krampitz Communications

  • SMA increases its technological edge in the photovoltaic market with the acquisition of OKE`s Module Inverter Technology

    SMA Solar Technology AG announces today the acquisition of the module inverters (micro-inverters) technology platform from the Dutch company OKE-Services. In the coming years, SMA will continue to develop this technology and launch its own module inverter product range. In order to expand its product portfolio in the lower range power classes and to meet all customer requirements in the future, ...


    By SMA America, LLC

  • Photovoltaic Module Standard Proposed by ASTM To Focus on Issues of Durability and Functional Service Life

    Standards relating to the performance of photovoltaic (PV) modules have historically focused on initial qualification testing and not issues of durability and functional service life. Subcommittee E44.09 on Photovoltaic Electric Power Conversion is now working on a proposed new standard that will cover these long-term issues: ASTM WK25362, Practice for Photovoltaic Module Reliability Assessment. ...


    By ASTM International

  • Smart Coatings and Photovoltaics 2012 By MarketResearchReports.biz

    This report is part of NanoMarkets’ ongoing coverage of materials and markets in photovoltaics (PV). In this report, NanoMarkets examines the emerging opportunities for selling “smart” coatings into the solar panel industry. In this report we examine the potential for self-cleaning, self-healing, electrochromic and thermochromic coatings in the PV applications over the next ...


  • Smart Coatings and Photovoltaics 2012:MarketResearchReports.biz

    This report is part of NanoMarkets’ ongoing coverage of materials and markets in photovoltaics (PV). In this report, NanoMarkets examines the emerging opportunities for selling “smart” coatings into the solar panel industry. In this report we examine the potential for self-cleaning, self-healing, electrochromic and thermochromic coatings in the PV applications over the next ...


  • Quality standard of the network of excellence DERlab for outdoor tests allows reliable benchmarking of photovoltaic modules

    At a workshop of the conference of the International Solar Energy Society in Kassel, Germany, leading research institutes from Europe and the USA adopted a new draft for an outdoor test standard for photovoltaic modules yesterday. Using this standard, the project partners of the Network of Excellence DERlab (Distributed Energy Resources Laboratory) internationally unify long-term measurements of ...


    By DERlab

  • Yingli Green Energy Achieves Outstanding Performance in PHOTON Module Yield Test 2012

    BAODING, China, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), a leading solar energy company and one of the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") manufacturers, which markets its products under the brand "Yingli Solar," today announced that the Company ranked third among ...

  • New Solar Photovoltaic Plant in Fort Irwin

    Last week, Soitec announced it has signed a contract with the U.S. Department of Defense as part of its certification program technologies conducive to environmental protection ESTCP (U.S. Department of Defense’s Environmental Security Technology Certification Program). The contract is for a 1 MW solar project at Fort Irwin, California. The U.S. Department of Defense conducts tests at ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • First Solar Achieves 5GW Photovoltaic Production Milestone

    First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) today announced cumulative production has reached 5 gigawatts (GW), or 66 million solar modules, capable of generating enough clean electricity to power approximately 2.5 million homes. The company began commercial production in 2002 and has since grown to become one of the world’s largest solar module manufacturers, with ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

  • NREL Raises Rooftop Photovoltaic Technical Potential Estimate

    Analysts at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have used detailed light detection and ranging (LiDAR) data for 128 cities nationwide, along with improved data analysis methods and simulation tools, to update its estimate of total U.S. technical potential for rooftop photovoltaic (PV) systems. The analysis reveals a technical potential of 1,118 gigawatts (GW) of ...

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