Researchers at the UK’s Exeter University have created solar cell-embedded glass bricks, which in addition to generating electricity let in natural light and provide thermal insulation.
The researchers used micro- and nanometer length structures to develop anti-reflective coatings to reduce reflectivity in optical devices such as solar cells, glasses and cameras.
Growth in the booming Indian solar market, heavily reliant on Chinese modules, could slow as strong Q3 demand for panels in China and the U.S. push up prices and impact Indian firms’ financial modelling.
Based on new data from China’s National Energy Administration (NEA), Asia Europe Clean Energy Associates (AECEA) has raised its forecast for PV installations in China for 2017. AECEA now expects to see 40-45 GW installed in China before the year end.
Since 2014, the Middle East region due to climate reasons, social and other aspects of the urgent need to develop other new energy...