New Laser Technique to Reduce Amount of Silver in Solar Modules

New Laser Technique to Reduce Amount of Silver in Solar Modules

Scientists at the Fraunhofer Institute of Solar Energy (ISE) have developed a new laser technique to reduce the amount of silver used in the production of solar panels and achieve ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Dependence on Silver Could Hamper Terawatt Scale Solar Module Production Report

Dependence on Silver Could Hamper Terawatt Scale Solar Module Production: Report

Researchers from the School of Photovoltaic Renewable Energy and Engineering (SPREE), University of New South Wales, estimate that the annual photovoltaic (PV) module production rate must increase from ~135 GW ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Silver Demand by the Global Solar PV Market Surges to 3,142 Tons

Silver Demand by the Global Solar PV Market Surges to 3,142 Tons

As the solar photovoltaic (PV) market continues to expand, with 18 countries achieving 1 GW installation capacity in 2020, silver’s offtake by the PV industry reached 101 million ounces (Moz) ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Solar Module Prices to Remain High Until Second Half of 2021: Chinese Manufacturers

Solar Module Prices to Remain High Until Second Half of 2021: Chinese Manufacturers

Two leading Chinese manufacturers have said that the spiraling prices of raw materials like glass, polysilicon, and silver since the second half of 2020 have led to a sharp increase ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar and EV Sectors to Prop Up Silver Demand as Prices Roll Off Eight -Year High Hit in February (1)

Solar and EV Sectors to Prop Up Silver Demand as Prices Roll Off Eight-Year High Hit in February

The solar photovoltaic and electric vehicle sectors have been a steady source of silver demand over the past decade. The demand is expected to continue in the coming years as ...
This New Dispensing Technology Promises Higher Electricity Yield from Silicon Solar Cells

This New Dispensing Technology Promises Higher Electricity Yield from Silicon Solar Cells

HighLine Technology GmbH, a spin-off of Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy System ISE, claimed that it has developed a new dispensing technology, which enhances the electricity yield of silicon solar ...
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This Startup Aims to Reduce Solar Cell Cost by Replacing Silver with Copper

This Startup Aims to Reduce Solar Cell Cost by Replacing Silver with Copper

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) announced a $3 million funding to Australian startup SunDrive to advance the commercial development of its low cost, a high-efficiency solar manufacturing process in ...
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These Organic Solar Cells Can Be Used on Windows to Generate Energy

These Organic Solar Cells Can Be Used on Windows to Generate Energy

A research team from the University of Michigan said they set a new efficiency record for color-neutral, transparent solar cells. Instead of following the conventional silicon-based design, the team attained ...
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