Daily Archives: January 30, 2018

NREL finds new chemical layers to boost perovskite solar cell efficiency

By Kelly Pickerel Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) created an environmentally stable, high-efficiency perovskite solar cell, bringing the emerging technology a step closer to commercial deployment. Steve Harvey, Jeffrey Christians, Tracy Schloemer, Bertrand Tremolet de Villers, and Joseph Luther are co-authors of “Tailored Interfaces of Unencapsulated Perovskite Solar…

LOC Renewables signs on to deliver offshore wind cabling expertise in Taiwan

By Michelle Froese LOC Renewables, through its specialist naval architectural design and engineering team, Longitude Engineering, has been contracted to undertake a month-long feasibility study on behalf of premier Taiwanese subsea cable installer, Woen Jinn Harbor Engineering. The agreement will see the Longitude team assess a cable lay barge for Woen Jinn and advise on…

SolarBOS releases new line of AC combiners

By Kelly Pickerel SolarBOS has released a broader line of AC combiners to compliment all string inverter applications. SolarBOS AC Combiners are easily customizable for wide range of projects. Custom output busses allow direct and convenient connection to a transformer. Other options include integrated input or output disconnects, auxiliary breakers, integrated SCADA monitoring components, convenience…

Offshore Wind Is Taking Off in America

By [email protected] The U.S. offshore market is finally beginning to materialize, according to MAKE Consulting’s latest Global Offshore Wind Power Market report. MAKE analysts forecast a compound annual growth rate of more than 50 percent for the market to 2026, mainly by state-level procurement in the absence of major federal policy incentives. Massachusetts, New York…

Alibaba & Foxconn Leading $347 Million EV Startup Funding Round

By James Ayre In yet another example of the way that the electric vehicle market in China seems to be exploding in a way that others aren’t, Alibaba and Foxconn have led the recent, 2.2 billion yuan (~$347 million) funding round for the startup manufacturer Xiaopeng Motors Read Full Article Here For more great articles:…

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