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Brazil Doubles Its Solar PV Target To 7 GW By 2024

Brazil Doubles Its Solar PV Target To 7 GW By 2024 Published on September 29th, 2015 | by Anand Upadhyay 5 comments In December 2014, the Brazil’s Ministry of Mines and Energy announced a goal to deploy 3.5 GW of solar PV by 2023.  Now, the Ministry has moved forward to almost double the previous […]

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Stanford Engineers Develop Solar Cell Cooling Coating To Boost Efficiency

Stanford Engineers Develop Solar Cell Cooling Coating To Boost Efficiency Published on September 30th, 2015 | by William Steel 15 comments A report published by Stanford details the development of a novel cooling technology that its engineers claim can improve solar panel performance. The outcome represents a solution to a long-standing problem in the field […]

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PERC Solar Cells Could Achieve 24% Conversion Efficiency Using Current Technologies

PERC Solar Cells Could Achieve 24% Conversion Efficiency Using Current Technologies Published on September 30th, 2015 | by James Ayre 1 comment Monocrystalline solar cells utilizing a PERC (Passivated Emitter and Rear Cell) design could achieve conversion efficiencies as high as 24% via the use of technologies already on the market, according to the Institute […]

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