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Solar-powered delivery van with 400 km range

Swedish start-up Clean Motion hopes to commercialize an electric delivery van that is also powered by IBC solar modules placed on its roof.

Skyrocketing energy, carbon prices already make green hydrogen competitive

Gas and electricity prices are putting the global economy under pressure while also opening huge opportunities for solar, renewables, and green hydrogen.

Solaria unveils 430 W pure black residential solar panel

The module has a power conversion efficiency of 20.40%, a size of 1,076×1,957x35mm, and a weight of 21.3kg.

Hot solar panels? Water and a wipe may help

Scientists in Russia have developed an active cooling technique that spreads water on both sides of the solar module and uses a cotton wick mesh to absorb and spread it.


Toshiba claims 15.1% power conversion efficiency for perovskite solar module

The result is claimed by the company to be the highest efficiency yet reported for any large, polymer film-based perovskite PV module.

JA Solar, JinkoSolar, Longi agree on 182mm module standardization

The three Chinese panel manufacturers found an agreement on module size and mounting hole spacing.

Flexible solar panels for vehicle-integrated applications

The frameless panel is based on 22% efficient solar cells and is designed for high, one-sided heat load.

JinkoSolar unveils details of its TopCon 620 W bifacial solar panel

The Tiger Neo panel has a power conversion efficiency of up to 22.1% and a temperature coefficient is -0.30% per Celsius degree.


Trina Solar improves efficiency of 210 mm PERC solar module

The panel achieved a power conversion efficiency of 23.5%.

Partners turn to blockchain to expand solar module recycling

The technology is being developed in Japan and should be able to inspect solar modules to provide data on traceability and components used.


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