Image - Helsinki Builds Solar Power by Leasing Panels to Consumers

Helsinki Builds Solar Power by Leasing Panels to Consumers

Finland's largest solar power plant to date, located in Kivikko, Helsinki, opened in mid-April, increasing the country's solar power production by 10 percent. The plant owner and operator, Helsinki energy company Helen, finances the investment and operation by leasing the plant's solar photovoltaic panels to the company's electricity customers. Within two weeks of the Kivikko plant commissioning, more than half of the plant's solar panels had ...

Solar - Apr 28, 2016


Image - SolarWindow Process Breakthrough Generates Electricity for Next Generation Skyscraper Glass

SolarWindow Process Breakthrough Generates Electricity for Next Generation Skyscraper Glass

SolarWindow today announced that performance tests of its transparent electricity-generating coatings for glass and flexible plastics have produced favorable outcomes for glass-to-glass lamination processes. The test results are especially promising for expanding the application of SolarWindow(tm) coatings beyond standard window glass to include high-performance laminated glass - a fast growing segment of the commercial and architectural glass ma...

Solar - Apr 26, 2016


Image - Trina Solar Announces New Efficiency Record of 23.5% for Large-Area Interdigitated Back Contact Silicon Solar Cell

Trina Solar Announces New Efficiency Record of 23.5% for Large-Area Interdigitated Back Contact Sili...

Trina Solar Limited, a global leader in photovoltaic (PV) modules, solutions and services, today announced that its State Key Laboratory of PV Science and Technology of China has set a new world record of 23.5% for a high-efficiency silicon solar cell with an Interdigitated Back Contact (IBC) structure on a large-area 156x156 mm2 n-type mono-crystalline silicon (c-Si) wafer. This new record has been independently confirmed by the Japan Electrical...

Solar - Apr 26, 2016




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