A PV system installed at Palau’s airport, reinforced to make sure it doesn’t blow away in a typhoon, should help cut the island nation’s diesel dependence.
Changes in policies, prices, subsidies and targets are causing the global market for solar panels to shift from Europe to Asia–particularly China and India.
Arizona Western College in Yuma has commissioned its landmark 5-megawatt solar power system that uses five different PV technologies.
A researcher in Pittsburgh says Kelvin probe force microscopy could be the key to unlocking greater efficiency in low-cost organic solar cells.
IMS Research sees global PV installations growing 24 percent this year, to 24 GW, as the United States and Asia make up for stagnation in the European market.
Concept designer Phil Pauley conjures a utility-scale power producer that takes advantage of both wave energy and photovoltaics.
Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a technique to build more efficient solar cells by growing tiny semiconductors on the cells’ surface.