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MIT: Explaining The Plummeting Cost Of Solar Power

MIT researchers uncover the factors that have caused photovoltaic module costs to drop by 99%.The dramatic drop in the cost of solar photovoltaic modules,...
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Fraunhofer ISE Claims New Solar PV Cell Efficiency Record

The Germany-based Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE) is claiming a new world record for solar photovoltaic module efficiency, 41.4%.According to ISE, the...
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DOE-Funded Research To Test Viability Of Bifacial PV Modules

Through federal funding, DNV GL, a global quality assurance and risk management company, aims to accelerate the commercial deployment of bifacial PV modules.DNV GL...
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Stanford Engineers Creating Rooftop Device To Generate Solar, Cool Buildings

Researchers at Stanford University are developing a rooftop device designed to generate solar energy and cool off buildings at the same time.According to Stanford,...
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Caterpillar Offers SunPower Solar Panels

Caterpillar Inc. has announced that SunPower now provides high-efficiency SunPower Performance Series (P-Series) solar panels under the construction giant's Cat brand.Offered as part of...
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Sunpreme Partners With Honeywell For C&I Solar Solutions

Honeywell, a Fortune 100 software-industrial company, has announced a strategic alliance with Sunpreme Inc.The partners will deliver "edge-to-cloud" solutions for the renewable energy market. The...
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Panasonic Expands Solar Module Portfolio

Panasonic Eco Solutions of North America, a division of Panasonic Corp. of North America, has unveiled new high-efficiency HIT series solar modules.The expanded Panasonic...
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New 200 W Laser Suited For Solar Panel Surface Preparation

Laserax, a Quebec-based laser system manufacturer, has introduced a 200 W laser that is ideal for material processing applications and cleaning applications, including for...
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SunPower Announces Solar Tariff Exemption

SunPower has announced a tariff exemption for its interdigitated back contact (IBC) solar cells and modules.According to the company, the Office of the U.S. Trade...

Hanwha Q CELLS Appoints Kim New CEO, Chairman

South Korea-based solar module manufacturer Hanwha Q CELLS Co. Ltd. has named Hee Cheul Kim its new CEO and chairman of the board of...
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Tariffs Have Clearly ‘Dampened’ U.S. Solar Market, According To Q2 Results

Though the U.S. solar market has experienced a tumultuous few quarters since the government began considering tariffs on imported solar modules and cells last year,...
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Panasonic, SolarEdge Introduce HIT S Series Module

Panasonic Eco Solutions of North America and SolarEdge Technologies Inc. have introduced the HIT S Series module for the U.S. residential solar market.Expanding Panasonic’s...