April 15, 2010

Solland Solar announces consortium for the development of Emitter Wrap Through (EWT) Solar Cells

Led by Solland Solar, a Dutch consortium further comprising Sunergy, Levitech and ECN, started a joint three-year project to develop high-efficiency back-contact solar cells based on the so-called emitter wrap through (EWT) cell concept. The ‘Newton’ (New EWT Of the Netherlands) project is funded...[more]

March 23, 2010

Large-scale production announced of high-efficiency solar cells developed by Yingli, Amtech and ECN

Yingli Green Energy Holding, one of the world’s leading vertically integrated photovoltaic product manufacturers, announced a 300MW manufacturing capacity expansion for n-type monocrystalline silicon cells and modules in China. The new production lines will be designed to produce next generation...[more]

February 22, 2010

Research project Silicon-Light aims at better and cheaper solar cells on foil

Lead by the Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN), a consortium of seven European partners and one Chinese university collaborate in a new solar cell research project with the name Silicon-Light. This project has started on January 1 of 2010 and will last for three years. The aim of this...[more]

January 20, 2010

HIFLEX for new low-cost scalable Organic Photovoltaics applications

On 1 January 2010 the European research project "HIFLEX" was launched. Over the next three years a European consortium comprising five research institutes and two industrial companies aims to jointly develop a technology for highly flexible Organic Photovoltaics (OPV) modules, which will allow the...[more]

December 15, 2009

ECN and REC repossess world record in solar energy

ECN (Energy research Centre of the Netherlands) has made the world’s first multi-crystalline silicon solar panel with 17.0 percent efficiency. This will be reported in the January 2010 issue of the journal “Progress in Photovoltaics” and represents a 1.5% improvement over the previous 15–year old...[more]

December 10, 2009

ECN unit Solar Energy wins innovation prize

The unit Solar Energy of the Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) has won the European Innovation Prize. This announcement was made in Brussels last Wednesday evening, 9 December.[more]

November 30, 2009

Unit Solar Energy innovative in Europe

The ECN unit Solar Energy has every reason to celebrate: the unit has been nominated for a European innovation prize, the winner of which will be announced on December 9.[more]

June 4, 2009

Yingli Green Energy, Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands and Amtech Systems announce research collaboration to develop next generation high efficiency solar cells

Patented method for improved solar cell efficiency expected to lower solar energy costs BAODING, China; TEMPE, Arizona, PETTEN, The Netherlands – June 4, 2009 – Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) (“Yingli Green Energy”), one of the world’s leading vertically integrated...[more]

April 17, 2009

ECN achieves world-record efficiency for innovative solar module

Module Conversion Efficiency Independently Verified by TÜV Researchers of the Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) have achieved a premium conversion efficiency of 16.4% (aperture area) on a full-size solar module, a new world-record efficiency for photovoltaic modules with...[more]

July 3, 2008

Joined forces on organic photovoltaics

Petten/Eindhoven - ECN and Holst Centre, an open-innovation initiative by TNO (The Netherlands) and IMEC (Belgium), signed an agreement to offer a joint research program on Roll-to-Roll organic photovoltaics (OPV) to the industry. The aim of the program is to transfer lab-scale processes to...[more]

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