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Alternative Energy / Solar Energy

Why Are China’s Solar Panels So Cheap?

Feb 13, 2024 at 08:01 | ZeroHedge

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, The US wants to break into the solar panel business. Doing so, if its possible at all, means costs of the…

AI to Transform Solar Cell Production

Feb 06, 2024 at 09:43 | Brian Westenhaus

Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) researchers and of two Helmholtz platforms – Helmholtz Imaging at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and Helmholtz AI -have succeeded in…

Floating Solar Farms: Southeast Asia's Answer to Land Scarcity

Jan 23, 2024 at 07:54 | Ryan Opsal

Solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity additions are poised to be a central pillar of Southeast Asia’s energy future, with floating installations primed to play a critical role. Mirroring the…

Caltech's Space Solar Power Project Achieves Major Milestone

Jan 19, 2024 at 08:59 | Brian Westenhaus

One year ago Caltech’s Space Solar Power Demonstrator (SSPD-1) launched into space to demonstrate and test three technological innovations that are among those necessary to…

California Solar Industry Faces Cash Crunch Amid Policy Change

Jan 19, 2024 at 08:45 | ZeroHedge

The solar industry in California is facing significant headwinds following the implementation of a new policy in April, which reduced incentives that had encouraged homeowners to install solar…

Space-Based Solar Farms Could Power the Planet from Orbit

Jan 18, 2024 at 07:37 | Haley Zaremba

The variability of renewable energy is one of the key hurdles standing between us and a net-zero future. Unlike baseload fossil fuels, which can be easily manipulated to produce enough…

Wells Fargo: U.S. Residential Solar Sector To Outperform in 2024

Jan 10, 2024 at 12:39 | Alex Kimani

Last year proved to be a banner year for the U.S. solar sector, with installed capacity rocketing 55% Y/Y to a record 33 GW, driven by robust growth by…

Germany Leads the Way in Solar Energy Across Europe

Jan 06, 2024 at 12:20 | ZeroHedge

According to assessments by the International Renewable Energy Agency in 2022, Germany had an installed photovoltaic capacity of around 67 gigawatts, making it the European country with the greatest solar energy potential.…

Next-Gen Solar Cells: Smaller, Cheaper, More Efficient

Dec 28, 2023 at 06:45 | Brian Westenhaus

University of Ottawa engineers, together with national and international partners, have achieved a world first by manufacturing the first back-contact micrometric photovoltaic cells. The cells,…

Solar Stocks Jump After Fed Keeps Interest Rates Flat

Dec 14, 2023 at 14:22 | Alex Kimani

The clean energy sector has gone wild with solar stocks enjoying a massive rally after the U.S. Federal Reserve announced that it will keep short-term interest rates unchanged and…

Chinese Scientists Present Solar Powered Water Harvesting Technology

Dec 12, 2023 at 09:40 | Brian Westenhaus

Researchers from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China developed a promising new solar-powered atmospheric water harvesting technology that could help provide enough drinking water for people to survive in those difficult,…

U.S. Solar Sector Poised For Slowdown In 2024 After A Frenetic 2023

Dec 08, 2023 at 12:27 | Alex Kimani

The U.S. solar sector enjoyed a banner year in 2023, with installed capacity increasing 55% Y/Y to a record 33 GW, mainly driven by robust growth by residential solar and…

BP Buys Up Full Control Of Solar Power Developer Lightsource BP

Nov 30, 2023 at 09:13 | City A.M

BP has bought up full control of solar power developer Lightsource BP in a move demonstrating the former’s ambitions outside of fossil fuels. The oil major announced today that it…

Saving The Energy Lost In Organic Solar Cells

Nov 28, 2023 at 09:41 | Brian Westenhaus

A Technical University of Munich (TUM) research group has shown that certain organic dyes can help build virtual highways for energy in organic solar cells.

China Set To Remain Dominant Power On Solar Market

Nov 09, 2023 at 10:58 | Irina Slav

China, the largest producer of solar technology and the largest user of that technology, will continue to dominate the industry over the next three years. This is according to 

Europe’s Renewables Landscape Transforms With Rooftop Solar Adoption

Nov 01, 2023 at 08:48 | Rystad Energy

Europe's solar installation levels are exceeding expectations, with the amount installed in October 2023 already matching the total installed in all of last year. Rystad Energy modeling forecasts…

Perovskite Solar Cell Breakthrough Boosts Performance At High Temperatures

Oct 27, 2023 at 09:12 | Brian Westenhaus

A University of Hong Kong (CityU) team has engineered a unique type of self-assembled monolayer, or SAM for short, and anchored it on a nickel oxide surface…

Why Solar Stocks Are Plunging Right Now

Oct 22, 2023 at 10:29 | Alex Kimani

Shares of Israel-based solar inverter manufacturer, SolarEdge Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:SEDG) have cratered more than 30% in Friday’s intraday session a day after the company issued weak guidance for its upcoming third…

Solar Power Stocks Crash After Demand Warning Across Europe

Oct 20, 2023 at 11:31 | ZeroHedge

The renewable energy meltdown continues as solar power company stocks tumbled on Friday morning after solar equipment maker SolarEdge Technologies warned of sliding European demand.  "During the…

China's Solar Boom: Capacity Set To Hit 1 TW By 2026

Sep 12, 2023 at 07:59 | Rystad Energy

China’s solar sector is set to break records in the coming years . When installed capacity crosses the 500 gigawatts (GW) mark by the end of 2023, it…

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