Hanwha Q CELLS Achieves New World Record in Multicrystalline Solar Module Efficiency

Photovoltaic cells manufacturer Hanwha Q CELLS announced today that it has achieved a world-record-breaking multicrystalline solar module efficiency. The independent Fraunhofer ISE CalLab confirmed the record module efficiency rating of 19.5% in relation to the aperture area and a power output of 301 watts. The efficiency record has been published in the widely referenced Efficiency Tables of the renowned scientific journal “Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications” in June 2016.

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Solaris Expands Online Store Offering Complete Solar Panel Kits with Electrical Diagrams

Solaris, a U.S. based solar distributor and dealer of residential and commercial solar products, announced today that it has added pre-configured solar Panel Kits with Electrical Diagrams to its already expansive portfolio of Solar Energy Products to bring additional value to DIY Homeowners and Professional Installers.

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BMW to launch pilot solar-powered EV charging stations in South Africa

BMW South Africa announced that will launch a pilot project to test the use of solar power technology for electric vehicle charging stations.

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Energy Storage Revolution: Tesla solar-powered battery system to power your home

Tesla introduces Tesla Energy, a suite of batteries for homes, businesses, and utilities fostering a clean energy ecosystem and helping wean the world off fossil fuels.

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Peugeot selects Gemasolar plant in Spain as backdrop to advertise new Hybrid car

The 19.9 MW Gemasolar thermoelectric solar plant near Seville in southern Spain’s Andalucia province,  owned by  Torresol Energy and developed by SENER  has been chosen as the backdrop for the  ad campaign of the car manufacturer Peugeot, advertising its new 308 R Hybrid which will make its debut at the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show.

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