Solar News

Guanidinium stabilizes perovskite solar cells at 19 percent efficiency

8 December, 2017
Science Daily
Incorporating guanidinium into perovskite solar cells stabilizes their efficiency at 19 percent for 1,000 hours under full-sunlight testing conditions, report scientists.

Transformation to wind and solar achievable with low indirect GHG emissions

8 December, 2017
Science Daily
Different low carbon technologies from wind or solar energy to fossil carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) differ greatly when it comes to indirect GHG emissions in their life cycle. The new study finds that wind and solar energy belong to the more favorable when it comes to life-cycle emissions and ...

Solar eclipse: Using adaptive optics to understand eye damage

7 December, 2017
Science Daily
In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers are using adaptive optics (AO) to analyze retinal eye damage from the August solar eclipse on a cellular level. The research could help doctors develop a deeper understanding of this rare condition, called solar retinopathy, which has no currently accepted t ...

Solar power advances possible with new 'double-glazing' device

7 December, 2017
Science Daily
A new 'double-glazing' solar power device -- which is unlike any existing solar panel and opens up fresh opportunities to develop more advanced photovoltaics -- has been invented.

Campus in San Salvador goes green with solar energy

8 December, 2017
Solar News
Kaco new energy announced today it supplied 784 kilowatts of inverter power for the Universidad Francisco Gavidia, a University in San Salvador, El Salvador.

Optimising Europe's solar plants: Definitive guidance to support further solar growth

8 December, 2017
Solar News
SolarPower Europe has launched its 2.0 Operation & Maintenance (O&M) Best Practices Guidelines at the O&M and Asset Management Conference.

Alpine shelter equipped with energy storage system

7 December, 2017
Solar News
Qinous, the Berlin-based manufacturer of turnkey energy storage systems, together with Solare Energie and Bridge Executive Consulting, has equipped the Hochleckenhaus in the Höllengebirge with an energy storage system, a PV plant, and an associated off-grid and energy management system for the Austrian ...