28 Feb

CdTe Solar Cell Efficiency Record Announced by First Solar

The Daily Fusion

First Solar, Inc. announced it has set a world record for cadmium-telluride (CdTe) photovoltaic (PV) …

05 Aug

In Focus: California Solar Credits


California’s solar rollover-credit program is creating quite a buzz across California. More commonly know as …

27 Jun

Two-Junction Solar Cell Efficiency Sets NREL Record

The Daily Fusion

The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Lab has announced a world record of 31.1% conversion …

30 May

PlanetSolar Breaks It’s Own Speed Record


When the Turanor PlanetSolar boat docked on May 18 in Marigot, St. Martin, it broke …

22 May

New CPV Efficiency Record for Amonix


Amonix, which makes concentrating photovoltaic (CPV) systems, has once again broke a world record for …

27 Mar

Alta Devices Hits 30.8% PV Cell Efficiency


Alta Devices reached 30.8 percent solar cell conversion efficiency earlier this month. The company developed …

27 Feb

CdTe PV Efficiency Record Goes Back to First Solar

Greentech Media

Last month we reported on how General Electric quietly stole the cadmium telluride (CdTe) solar …

22 Jan

GE Research Achieves CdTe PV Efficiency Record

Greentech Media

Rather quietly, GE Research has bested First Solar for the cadmium telluride PV cell efficiency …

06 Dec

Sharp Hits 37.7% Solar Cell Efficiency


Sharp Corporation has set the world record for solar cell conversion efficiency – 37.7 percent …

01 Nov

Amonix Achieves Solar Module Record at 33.5% Efficiency


Over one-third efficient at converting sunlight into electricity—in real-world conditions—that’s what Amonix Inc. achieved earlier …

28 May

MiaSolé Sets Flexible CIGS Efficiency Record

Greentech Media

We’ve been keeping a tally of recent record-setting solar cell and module achievements. We’re now …

16 Apr

Breakthrough Rivals Speed of Natural Photosynthesis


Artificial photosynthesis has always remained us of the ‘Holy Grail’ of sustainability oriented research, especially …