Nearly two years after acquiring TetraSun, First Solar has kicked off commercial module production based on the company’s high-efficiency technology at a 100MW line in Malaysia, marking the thin-film giant's entry into silicon-based PV manufacturing.
19 January 2015 04:00 GMT
The coming unveiling by turbine maker Enercon of a 4.2MW "bread and butter" design is on-message with the industry's movement toward upscaled onshore machines, but also points to another game-changing trend – modular blades.
12 January 2015 03:45 GMT
Siemens, Dong Energy and London Array – the world's biggest operating offshore wind farm – are all heading for a UK court showdown with German turbine-maker Enercon over alleged patent infringement of 'Storm Control' technology developed by the latter's founder, Aloys Wobben, Recharge has learned.
09 January 2015 01:18 GMT
A PV cell has achieved a 45.7% conversion efficiency at the US Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), among the highest efficiencies ever recorded, while working at the equivalent of 234 suns’ concentration.
16 December 2014 07:45 GMT
Power is flowing from a trio of Gamesa G128-5.0 wind turbines at the Salo project in southeast Finland, marking delivery of the first batch of the Spanish OEM's 5MW machines ordered under a 2012 framework deal with developer TuuliWatti.
09 December 2014 12:54 GMT
A study mapping Nasa satellite images against data collected over the past 15 years from meteorological masts off Britain has cast new light on how developers can get the clearest picture on wind projects’ potential by cross-hatching information from both sources.
04 December 2014 10:25 GMT
03 December 2014 03:57 GMT
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