Posts tagged: ROI

News Roundup – 05.03.2013

New Record for Thin-Film Solar PV Efficiency First Solar, Inc. has set a new world record for cadmium-telluride (CdTe) photovoltaic (PV) solar cell conversion efficiency, achieving 18.7 percent cell efficiency in tests confirmed by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The cell was constructed at the Company’s Perrysburg, Ohio factory and […]

Next Generation Solar Cells Use Microbeads To Capture Energy From The Sun

In five to seven years, solar cells will have become much cheaper and only one-twentieth as thick as current solar cells. The trick is to deceive the sunlight with microbeads. MAGIC: Professor Aasmund Sudbø and Head of Research Erik Marstein have used all kinds of wonderful tricks with light to reduce the thickness of solar […]

6th International Concentrated Solar Thermal Power – 13-14 November 2012, Seville, Spain

Seize and secure lucrative new opportunities that will guarantee a win in the race for CSP competitiveness CSP Today Sevilla is the premier International Concentrated Solar Thermal Power meeting place in Europe, where you will identify and take advantage of the best opportunities to secure a sustainable future for your business. With over 700 top […]

The Energy Return On Photovoltaics Investment

The flourishing of most modern societies has largely been made possible through the exploitation of vast reserves of fossil energy; furthermore, as societies evolve, they often come to rely more and more heavily on electricity as a ubiquitous and versatile energy carrier. Conventional oil and gas reserves are being depleted at an increasingly fast rate, […]

MECASOLAR’s PV Projects in Greece With 52% Increase During The Last Six Months

The Greek market prefers single- and dual-axis trackers from MECASOLAR. The firm will deliver a total 351 units to 56 PV solar projects this fiscal year. From its establishment in Thessaloniki back in 2009 to 2011, MECASOLAR supplied solar trackers to 107 projects, totalling 163 with the deals clinched in the first half of 2012. […]

Reducing Total Costs of PV Plant Construction Using VERSOLSOLAR Services

In recent years, the price of PV modules and the relevant electrics has dropped about 50%. In addition, the cost continues to decline. Although this presents a good prospect for the large-scale construction of PV plants, the price declining space of the PV module is limited. The mounting system, which has been given little interest […]

ACPV Modules By Talesun Solar

New ACPV Modules Can Save At Least 30% of Labor Cost for Residential and Commercial Solar Systems Talesun Solar USA, Ltd, the US subsidiary of Zhongli Talesun Solar, a globally positioned, premium producer of solar modules and systems, today launched its ACPV module products at Intersolar North America. Talesun ACPV modules will be available for […]