On 11 September, 2012, Trina Solar Ltd. (TSL) revealed plans to shape its business by separating photovoltaic module and system units.
All thanks to ‘London Hydro’ and its offer of developing solar projects in the city, the residents of London hope to see the solar panels finally installed. If the council committee accepts the offer, London will be taking one more step to harness solar energy – one of the readily-available energies.
Schanti Partners, a US based agency in New York, is interested in investing INR 580 crore for setting up a solar energy project in Kaimur district of Bihar.
There have been new developments in the solar industry. Scientists have now developed a transparent solar cell. This transparent solar cell will enable buildings to produce electricity while at the same time allowing people to look through windows of their homes . This latest development was reported in the journal, ACS Nano.
A new kind of all-carbon solar cell made from buckyballs (also known as C60) has been discovered by Michael Strano, a MIT researcher.
Germany, has seen the golden era for the rise of the solar industry. Sadly the industry now stands at the threshold of a rapid demise by the fierce competition by Chinese exports. How the industry fares this obstacle is yet to be seen.
Solar products are in a great demand today. Due to their energy efficiency, more and more people from all over the world now choose them as an alternative to beat the shortage of electricity.
Sales of PV Cells and Modules Decreased in the US and Increased in Germany: Hanwha SolarOne
Researchers at the USC (University of Southern California) have developed liquid solar cells that can be printed onto any surface.