Kyocera announced today that its main 210-watt solar module (comprised of 54 multicrystalline silicon photovoltaic cells; mass-produced since 2008) is the first in the world to have passed the major sub-tests of..
Panasonic EVERLEDS Lithium-ion Solar Street Light can be used for approximately 15 hours during the night
Panasonic and Sanyo today announced the launch of the EVERLEDS Lithium-ion Solar Street Light, a solar street light with a refined design combining solar cells and lithium-ion batteries. The EVERLEDS Lithium-ion Solar..
STMicroelectronics intelligent device reclaims lost solar energy with Intelligent Hotspot Prevention
STMicroelectronics today announced an innovation for solar panels aimed at allowing more of the energy from each cell to reach the power grid. The innovation replaces the simple bypass diode with an..
Tokai Challenger- solar race car equipped with Sharp solar cells wins the South African Solar Challenge 2010
The Tokai Challenger, a solar race car equipped with Sharp solar cells, has won the South African Solar Challenge 2010. The race event lasted for eleven days from September 22 to October..
Toshiba Mega Solar Power Generation System to generate sufficient electricity for approximately 500 households in Japan
Toshiba has won a major contract to develop a mega solar photovoltaic power generation system for Tohoku Electric Power, under which Toshiba’s systems will be installed in the Hachinohe Solar Power Station..
AU Optronics has completed the carbon footprint verification on EcoDuo PM220P00, a multi-crystalline PV module, according to the international carbon footprint standard PAS2050. EcoDuo PM220P00 is the world’s first PV module to..
Kyocera to start full-scale production of high efficiency multicrystalline solar cells at Yasu solar cell plant
Kyocera will begin full-scale production at its new Yasu solar cell manufacturing facility in Yasu City, Shiga Prefecture, Japan. The new Yasu Plant employs an enhanced manufacturing line, and will produce solar..
Honda Soltec Begins Sales of two new residential-use solar cell modules with maximum output of 130W and 120W
Honda Soltec., Honda’s wholly-owned solar cell subsidiary, today began sales of two new residential-use solar cell modules with maximum output of 130W and 120W respectively, as well as a power conditioner with..