Solar electricity News for June 2015
First Solar, Inc. has set another world record for cadmium-telluride (CdTe) photovoltaic (PV) module conversion efficiency, achieving 18.6 percent aperture efficiency for an advanced full size module. This record module is more efficient than the best multi-crystalline module recorded.
26 June, 2015
The application period for the European Solar Prize 2015 runs until the end of June. The prize is given to make pioneers and leaders the focus of public attention, and to give fresh impetus to a renewable energy-based and decentralised energy transition.
08 June, 2015
The OXIS Solar Centre for Autonomous Research (OSCAR) in the UK has unveiled its Project Helios, a demonstration centre for OXIS Energy’s lithium-sulfur (Li-S) battery-based solar energy storage technology. The system is being developed in collaboration with solar energy specialist PROINSO, in advance of initial commercial launch early in 2016.
03 June, 2015