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Ubiquitous Energy’s Truly Transparent Solar Technology Demonstrated Globally in BMW Brand Stores

Ubiquitous Energy, Inc., leader in transparent solar technology, is pleased to announce that its ClearView PowerTM technology is being demonstrated in BMW Brand Stores around the world this summer as part of BMW’s “i Exhibition.” The ClearView Power transparent photovoltaic coating is being displayed on 6-inch glass panels produced in Ubiquitous Energy’s Silicon Valley pilot […]

Short introduction to BIPV by Ertex Solartechnik GmbH

The video introduces BIPV (Building Integrated Photovoltaics) presented by ertex solar – photovoltaics with 60 years of glass construction experience. ertex solar manufactures and markets solar modules for building integration ertex solar delivers standard modules, complete ready systems and customized solutions. ertex solar integrates photovoltaics in the building facade in an aesthetical, economical and technical fashion. […]

Solar PVT (Hybrid Solar Thermal / PV panels) by Dual Sun, Jerome Mouterde, Founder & CEO

In our Product Showcase, Jerome Mouterde, CEO at Dual Sun presents their Solar PVT (Hybrid Solar Thermal / PV panels). The DualSun solar panel is an advanced hybrid solar (PV-T) technology that produces simultaneously electricity (photovoltaic) and hot water (solar thermal). The patented and award-winning technology offers a competitive and powerful energy solution that will […]

“Light & Life: Bringing Solar to Schools and their Students Worldwide” with message of Dr Jane Goodall

We are proud to announce SolarPV.TV involvement in “Light & Life: Bringing Solar to Schools and their Students Worldwide” Humanitarian Pilot Project together with Million Solar Stars and SolarFUTURE.today Awarness Campaign under patronage of Professor Alan Heeger, Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry 2000 & Professor Muhammad Yunus,  Nobel Peace Prize Laureate 2006 . Within this Pilot Project we will bring Solar Installation […]

Airbus Defence and Space Enters Solar Cell Production Contract with MicroLink Devices for Next Generation Zephyr HAPS

MicroLink Devices is proud to announce that Airbus Defence and Space has issued a production contract for MicroLink’s epitaxial liftoff (ELO)-based multijunction solar sheets for use on the new Zephyr S platform. The Zephyr platform is a new class of unmanned air vehicle that operates as a high altitude pseudo-satellite (HAPS) enabling affordable, persistent, local satellite-like […]

New Era of Enernet: Energy is the new new internet

If you’re not paying attention to what’s going on in energy, you should. We’ve seen this movie before. Spoiler alert: There’s massive economic opportunity ahead. How massive? Imagine standing in 1992, knowing that Google, Akamai, Netflix, Facebook, Amazon, eBay, BuzzFeed and Uber lay ahead. This time it’s the “enernet,” not the internet, that will transform […]

New World Record: 34.5%, a milestone in solar cell efficiency by UNSW engineers

Australian engineers have edged closer to the theoretical limits of sunlight-to-electricity conversion by photovoltaic cells with a device that sets a new world efficiency record.   A new solar cell configuration developed by engineers at the University of New South Wales has pushed sunlight-to-electricity conversion efficiency to 34.5% – establishing a new world record for […]

ORC-PLUS: Innovative CSP & Storage Projects in Morocco & Enerray’s vision for Africa and the MENA region – Michele Scandellari, CEO at Enerray

Today in our Exclusive Coverage of WFES 2017 for SolarPV.TV & WFES TV in partnership with MESIA, we speak to Michele Scandellari, CEO at Enerray. In our talk with Michele we focused on their innovative CSP & Storage Projects in Morocco (shortly described below) as well as on the company strategy in Africa & the MENA […]

Innovation is already there in Kenya, we just luck capital access & technical expertise – Lilian Motongori, Kenyan Youth Senator and Women Empowerment Advocate

During the 5th Anniversary Annual Conference of RES4MED held recently in Rome, we had an opportunity to have an exclusive talk to Lilian Motongori, Kenyan Youth Senator and Women Empowerment Advocate. Lilian, an extremely motivated and positive young entrepreneur, speaks about her various projects in she is involved starting from the Kenyan Youth Senate, though off-grid electrification projects, to […]

Iconic Route 66 Set to Be America’s First Solar Roadway

Since it was first established in 1926, Route 66—the 2,451-mile stretch of highway that extends from northeast Illinois to southwest California—has been woven into American folklore. Yesterday, Missouri’s highway department announced that its portion of the iconic roadway will soon feature the nation’s first solar road panels for public use. The fact that both Route […]

Coveme EBFoil

Backcontact is a winning solution and, integrated with the latest generation photovoltaic modules (MWT, EWT and IBC), represents the beginning of a new technological era in the photovoltaics industry. This technology significantly reduces production costs through high-efficiency cells and land innovative module production process. The automation of the production process reduces near to zero the […]

Hackathon winners shine light on solar tech

They came. They saw. They solared. The first ever CSIRO Solar Hackathon attracted 16 teams who created cutting-edge solar technology in less than 12 hours! Competing for a prize pool of $10,000, the results are changing the way we look at renewable energy and innovation. Some of the solutions include incentivising smarter energy use through […]

SolPad™: The Future of Sustainable Personalized Energy Has Arrived

SunCulture Solar Inc. announces the launch of SolPad™, a new series of disruptive energy products designed to be the most advanced integrated-home or offgrid solar energy products in the world. The SolPad’s integrated solar panel combines multiple patented technologies into a single beautiful device, including breakthrough battery storage, an innovative inverter system and intelligent software […]

France starts building first solar-paved road

France’s environment minister Ségolène Royal yesterday launched construction of the country’s first road paved with photovoltaic panels, claiming the 1-km stretch could light a town of 5,000 people. The experimental road will be laid at Tourouvre-au-Perche, in the Orne region of northwestern France. Specially designed rugged panels developed by French road construction group Colas will […]

Solar PV has huge scope for improvement – Nigel Taylor, Project Leader Photovoltaics, European Commission, DG JRC, IET

In our Exclusive interview in partnership with EU PVSEC 2016, within Solar & Cleantech Policy Decision-Makers Exclusive Interviews Series, we speak to Nigel Taylor, Technical Programme Chair of the EU PVSEC Scientific Committee. Nigel Taylor, currently leads the photovoltaics R&D project in the Renewable Energy Unit of the Institute for Energy and Transport. He represents […]

Solar Innovation: Perovskite solar cells from UNSW hit new world 12.1% cell efficiency record

They’re flexible, cheap to produce and simple to make — which is why perovskites are the hottest new material in solar cell design. And now, engineers at Australia’s University of New South Wales in Sydney have smashed the trendy new compound’s world efficiency record. Speaking at the Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference in Canberra on Friday […]

Intersolar Europe 2017: New Technologies and Efficiency Concepts in PV Production Technologies

The investment trend in the photovoltaics industry (PV industry) is carrying through into 2017: Numerous PV manufacturers are set to build new production facilities or retrofit existing capacity this year. Innovative technologies are increasing the efficiency of solar cells, and at the same time, reducing manufacturing costs. Intersolar Europe, the world’s leading exhibition for the […]

Solar in 360°: Amazing Solar Impulse shots – from take-off to landing

Watch a real-world panorama 360 video over the Pacific Ocean with Solar Impulse. Be taken into the future of clean technology through a multidimensional experience. VIDEO courtesy SOLAR IMPULSE More videos about Solar Impulse 2: GoPro: Solar Impulse 2 Airplane Exclusive Shots https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XA5cP… The Construction of Si2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNMBP… First Flight Si2 Best-Of : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yUpyu… Links about Solar Impulse: http://www.facebook.com/solarimpulse […]

Latest look: Apple is covering its $5 billion ‘spaceship’ campus with solar panels

New videos by drone pilot Matthew Roberts and journalist Duncan Sinfield shows Apple’s $5 billion campus project in Cupertino, California, starting to really take shape. The clip shows that much of the exterior glass has been attached to the building, and that the company has installed a huge number of solar panels on its roof. Apple is expecting to […]

Intersolar Award 2016 Winners Announced !

INTERSOLAR AWARD WINNERS – PHOTOVOLTAICS LG Electronics Deutschland GmbH – Solar Module LG NeON 2 BiFacial LG Electronics is a consumer electronics manufacturer and has committed to expanding its operations in the PV-industry. Their Solar Module LG NeON 2 BiFacial is a high-efficiency bifacial module that can provide a significant increase in energy yields. The […]

SolarPV.TV Exclusive: Amazing PV progress – Marko Topic, EU PVSEC 2016 Conference General Chairman

In our Exclusive interview in partnership with EU PVSEC 2016, we speak to the Conference General Chairman, Marko Topic. Prof. Marko Topič, Head of Laboratory of Photovoltaics and Optoelectronics of the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia, is appointed as EU PVSEC 2016 Conference General Chairman following nomination and voting process by the EU PVSEC ISAC […]

Alta Devices Achieves 31.6% Solar Energy Efficiency Record

With its most recent solar efficiency record of 31.6%, Alta Devices continues to achieve solar efficiencies that are substantially higher than all other commercially available solar technologies. This breakthrough, combined with its unique thinness and flexibility, redefines how solar technology can be used. In particular, Alta’s solar technology is of great interest in the UAV […]