Fraunhofer ISE successfully created Front to Back Solar Cell, promising 26.0% efficiency

Researchers at Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems have demonstrated a p-type back junction front/back‐contacted crystalline silicon solar cell with a power conversion efficiency of 26.0% and a fill factor of 84.3%. Presented in the study Design rules for high-efficiency both-sides-contacted silicon solar cells with balanced charge carrier transport and recombination losses, recently published […]

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Bharti Airtel Commissions 14 MWp Solar Plant in Uttar Pradesh

Bharti Airtel has commissioned 14 MWp captive solar power plant in uttar pradesh to meet energy requirements of its data centres. The facility in Tilhar is the first of the two solar plants being set up by Airtel in partnership with AMP Energy. “As a responsible corporate, green energy is a top agenda for Airtel. […]

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ALEC Energy to Develop 10.4 MWp Solar Projects in Middle East

“Alec Energy, a leading provider of turnkey solutions for both rooftop and ground mounted solar PV plants, has announced the successful signing of eight new solar project contracts during the first quarter, yielding an aggregated capacity of 10.4MWp. Eight new solar projects include thermal energy storage, innovative car parks and tailor rooftop solutions across the […]

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Enerwhere signs Long-term PPA to supply Power to Mines in UAE

Enerwhere and Al Barrak Crushers signed a long-term agreement which will see Enerwhere finance, operate and maintain a solar-hybrid microgrid with a capacity of 4.1 MVA to power Al Barrak’s quarry in Fujairah. The collaboration with Enerwhere will allow Al Barrak to reduce their carbon footprint by over 30% by using solar power instead of […]

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Northern Reliability and Community Development Enterprises selects iSun for PV Installation of one of America’s Largest Solar Plus Storage Microgrid Projects

Under the agreement, iSun will provide Engineering Procurement and Construction services for the 16MW ground mount solar energy infrastructure. “The selection of iSun as the provider of the solar portion of this project is testament to the Company’s established position as a high-quality EPC partner in the solar energy market and iSun’s innovative solar products […]

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All the BP Service stations in Australia are being powered by 100% Clean Energy – Coming from Lighthouse BP Solar Farm

Lightsource bp today announced that through a PPA with Snowy Hydro, its West Wyalong solar farm will supply renewable energy to 88 of bp’s service stations across New South Wales, Australia. Snowy Hydro will purchase two-thirds of the 238,000MWh generated annually from the solar farm through a 15-year PPA. Under this arrangement Snowy-Hydro will in […]

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