We speak to Brooks W. Herring, Vice President Corporate Executive Officer for Tokyo-based Showa Shell Sekiyu and Vice President of Solar Frontier, on record CIS efficiencies, new alliances, benefits of sizable mass production and retaining trust in the market place.
PV Insider’s Ritesh Gupta takes a look at the latest concentrator cell architectures and learns from Daniel Friedman, Principal Scientist CPV Group Manager at National Renewable Energy Laboratory how the CPV sector is progressing in the lab and if the sector is any closer to 50% cell efficiencies.
Perovskites are shaking up the solar research world. These lead or tin-based organometal trihalides hold the promise for huge commercial gains over current solar technology. But how to move such promising materials to market?
South Africa is widely recognised as the most attractive emerging PV market in the world. With a South African “solar PV gold rush” already underway, We investigate the boom in PV investment and development in Africa’s second-largest economy.
The first 750MW from Phase II of India’s National Solar Mission (NSM) have recently been allocated to developers using the Viability Gap Funding (VGF) mechanism for the first time, resulting in key developers questioning the sustainability of the VGF mechanism.