Apr 292019
 
Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd., one of the largest solar cell and module manufacturers, announced that the Company has launched its new solar module product, the Q.PEAK DUO-G6, in a range of high-quality solar markets globally. The Q.PEAK DUO-G6 is the new iteration of the popular and award-winning Q.PEAK DUO solar modules series. This latest version of Q CELLS’s half-cell monocrystalline solar module range is manufactured with larger wafers, which boast dimensions of 161.70 mm (as opposed to...
Apr 262019
 
Scientists from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Solargiga Energy in China have discovered that caffeine can help make a promising alternative to traditional solar cells more efficient at converting light to electricity. Their research, published April 25 in the journal Joule, may enable this cost-effective renewable energy technology to compete on the market with silicon solar cells. The idea began as a joke over morning coffee. "One day, as we were discussing...
Apr 252019
 
Duke Energy announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell a minority interest in a portion of its commercial renewable energy portfolio owned and operated by its affiliate, Duke Energy Renewables, to the John Hancock Infrastructure Fund and John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A) (collectively, John Hancock), a division of Manulife Financial Corporation. The total enterprise value of this portion of Duke Energy's commercial renewable energy portfolio is...
Apr 252019
 
More than 450 suppliers of energy storage technology and energy storage systems will be represented at Europe’s largest and most international exhibition for batteries and energy storage systems and the parallel exhibitions held under the umbrella of The smarter E Europe. With over 50,000 visitors, ees Europe also offers a comprehensive accompanying program – from the ees Europe Conference and a range of forums to free, expert-led exhibition tours on a variety of...
Apr 242019
 
REC Group is going to release a new solar panel at Intersolar Europe 2019. With industry-beating power reaching 380 watt-peak (Wp), REC is creating the world's most powerful 60-cell solar panel for rooftop customers worldwide who seek the best. Based on a new revolutionary cell technology and proprietary panel design, REC's unique high-tech innovation, is already acknowledged by a granted design patent. The new 60-cell flagship panel is set for large-scale production at REC's...
Apr 242019
 
The new power controller AC-THOR 9s can control both electrical room heating and water heaters up to 9 kilowatts of power linearly. It controls three-phase heating elements or up to three electrical heat sources and can even supply several heating circuits and regulate them independently of each other. Because it communicates with inverters, battery systems and smart home controls, the intelligent power controller always knows exactly how much excess solar power is available. In...
Apr 242019
 
Strong worldwide interest in renewable energy technologies and significant investments in research and development are factors influencing the solar energy markets, according to a report by BCC Research. The market expects to see a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.9% through 2023, when it could be worth $286.3 billion, according to the report "Solar Energy Markets: A BCC Research Outlook." Major players in the market include