small-scale photovoltaic News

  • Hydropower and Photovoltaic in the Spotlight

    RENEXPO Austria Salzburg prospectively combines two trade fairs: RENEXPO HYDRO, the largest small hydro trade fair within the German-speaking area and RENEXPO PV, that consequently is further expanding its position as largest photovoltaic (PV) trade fair in Austria. “The new concept is based on the fact that over the last years both hydropower and photovoltaic have emerged as determining ...


    By Energy-Server - REECO GmbH

  • 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

  • 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

  • NREL seeks proposals for photovoltaic technology incubator program

    The U. S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is seeking project proposals as part of recently announced DOE funding to accelerate commercialization of solar energy technologies. The Photovoltaic (PV) Technology Incubator project fosters collaboration between U.S. small businesses and NREL and other DOE laboratories and facilities. Funding is intended to focus ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • NREL seeks proposals for photovoltaic technology incubator program

    The U. S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is seeking project proposals as part of recently announced DOE funding to accelerate commercialization of solar energy technologies. The Photovoltaic (PV) Technology Incubator project fosters collaboration between U.S. small businesses and NREL and other DOE laboratories and facilities. Funding is intended to ...

  • 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 ...

  • ReportsnReports – Thin Film Photovoltaics and Batteries 2011-2021

    Thin Film Photovoltaics and Batteries 2011-2021  ReportsnReports.com adds ID Techex Market Research Report “Thin Film Photovoltaics and Batteries 2011-2021’’ to its store. This comprehensive report gives a thorough analysis of printed and  ...


  • Materials Market for Photovoltaic Systems in Central and Eastern Europe

    Photovoltaics (PV), has advanced to become the most environmentally-friendly form of power generation as it produces electrical power by converting solar radiation into direct current electricity. Although the PV market in the Central and Eastern Europe is still rather small, it is growing rapidly proving its vast potential to become a considerable part of renewable energy sources market. Market ...


  • 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.

  • HORIBA Participates in France Photovoltaic Research Institute

    Solar R&D Center Institut Photovoltaïque d'lle de France (IPVF) and French Government Sign Financing Agreement. The IPVF and the French National Research Agency (ANR) have signed a six year, €18.5 million financing agreement that allows the institute to start operating and endorses the content of its scientific programs. The IPVF is an initiative of Total, French electric ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Organic Photovoltaics Technologies, Players and Forecasts 2012-2022

    IDTechEx estimate that the organic photovoltaics (OPV) market today is $4.6 million and forecast that it will rise to $ 630 million in 2022. In this report, we develop technology roadmaps or guidelines, which forecast improvements in module efficiency, lifetime and costs over the next decade. They provide a practical insight into how the technology is likely to evolve. We also assess the merits ...


  • Central and Eastern Europe Materials Market for Photovoltaic Systems

    Photovoltaics (PV), has advanced to become the most environmentally-friendly form of power generation as it produces electrical power by converting solar radiation into direct current electricity. Although the PV market in the Central and Eastern Europe is still rather small, it is growing rapidly proving its vast potential to become a considerable part of renewable energy sources market. Market ...


  • Asia Pacific Is the Next Photovoltaics (PV) Industry Epicentre

    MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Global Solar Photovoltaic Market Outlook to 2015 - Asia Pacific the Next Epicentre in PV Industry," to their collection of Energy market reports. For more information, visit ...


  • Light at the end of the tunnel for the solar photovoltaic industry

    While the photovoltaic solar market has been one of fastest growing in the renewable energy sector, a new research study considers the current status and prospects as the economic recession grips the sector. Even if demand for solar modules continues to grow, the rapid expansion plans of many cell and module manufacturers could create periods where supply exceeds demand. In this scenario, ...


    By Research Analysts Ltd

  • How to use Photovoltaics for shaping performative landscapes

    The parallel event “Photovoltaics, Forms, Landscapes” will take place on Tuesday, 6 September 2011, at the CCH Congress Centre Hamburg in the framework of the 26th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition organised by WIP - Renewable Energies. The parallel event will highlight the interaction of photovoltaic systems with buildings and landscapes, by showing how ...

  • Tough climate persists for the solar photovoltaic industry

    Despite talk of the global economy emerging from recessionary times, many companies in the green energy sector continue to face a tough climate.  Indeed, a 40% cut in the global price of silicon wafers resulted in UK-based PV Crystalox Solar reporting earnings for the first six months of 2010 of €12.4m compared to €35.2m in the comparable period of 2009. Iain Dorrity, CEO of ...


    By Research Analysts Ltd

  • Nanotechnology cuts costs and improves efficiency of photovoltaic cells

    Researchers have summarised the most effective ways that nanostructures can improve the efficiency and lower costs of photovoltaic (PV) solar cells in a recent analysis. Sculpting ultra-thin solar cell surfaces at the nano-scale has been found to effectively boost their efficiency. Making solar cells ultra-thin reduces their material costs, but often at the expense of their efficiency. These ...

  • 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

  • Donauer Solartechnik completes photovoltaic plants in South Africa

    Directly following Intersolar Europe 2012, Donauer Solartechnik will commission a photovoltaic plant on the roof of the University of the Witwatersrand in the South African city of Johannesburg. The plant will deliver an annual yield of around 2,800 kilowatt hours and is a part of a project to provide environmentally friendly electricity for two educational institutions on location. In ...


  • BELECTRIC setting new standards with organic photovoltaics

    BELECTRIC, the global market leader (2010 & 2011) in the development and construction of ground-mounted solar power plants and roof-mounted photovoltaic systems, has taken over Konarka Technologies GmbH. The group was the leading manufacturer of “Power Plastic,” a thin, film-like organic photovoltaic material with a low weight and a wide range of uses. The German subsidiary of the ...


    By Krampitz Communications

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