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Green roofs can boost solar panel efficiency, study finds

The improvements are believed to stem from lower temperatures on the green roof.

Startup invents breakthrough non-toxic battery electrolyte that’s cheaper ‘by factor of 100’

It’s a breakthrough so simple that the Australian patent office needed convincing it counted as an invention.

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A breakthrough for p-type heterojunction cell performance?

Researchers developed a silicon heterojunction solar cell based on p-type gallium-doped wafers that they said has an efficiency of 22.6% and improved stability.

Energy storage aggregation unlocks benefits for homeowners, grid operators, and installers

Companies like Sunrun are implementing grid services using smart batteries to unlock benefits for the residential end-user and the grid at large. Recent research from New Zealand suggests these benefits could be dramatic.

Electric vehicle battery materials factory to open in Tennessee

Novonix plans to retrofit a Chattanooga, Tennessee General Electric plant to produce 8,000 tons of anode materials annually for electric vehicle batteries and energy storage systems.

Solaredge records pandemic progress despite tough final quarter

Full-year revenues nudged up despite tough comparisons with the end of 2019 for the final quarter of last year. The inverter maker expects to log revenues of $385-405 million in the current three-month window.

Database lists 616,818 global sites for sustainable pumped hydro

Australian researchers said that oOff-river” pumped-hydro is not only able to overcome the typical topographical issues of conventional pumped-hydro but also is cheaper.

Finding the ideal size for a quantum dot

New research describes an algorithm that can calculate the ideal characteristics for a quantum dot to maximize cell efficiency.

Relectrify gets the most out of second-life battery systems

After more than a year of testing, Relectrify has released interim results of a pilot that combines repurposed batteries from Nissan Leaf vehicles with proprietary inverter technology to create a battery system that has exceeded expectations.

New ‘slide-in’ solar canopy tech from Australia

Australian design and manufacturing company PVDymanics has unveiled a solar canopy technology which can be used with both framed and frameless solar modules. The company believes its system can revolutionize the micro-grid market.

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