Monthly Archives: August 2018

State-of-the-art solar panel recycling plant

The German engineering company Geltz Umwelt-Technologie has successfully developed an advanced recycling plant for obsolete or ageing solar panels. © Fabian Geltz As sales of solar power increase, there is a looming problem that is quite often overlooked: disposing waste from outdated or destroyed solar panels. A surge in solar panel disposal is expected to take place in the early

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Zapping a new approach to solar cells

A simple and fast microwave experiment with the common chemical element phosphorus at Flinders University has opened the prospect of more affordable and effective super-thin solar cells. In a world in need of cheaper, sustainable energy solutions, Flinders University nanotechnology researchers made flakes of phosphorene only a few atoms thick. Phosphorene is a 2D form of phosphorus, which could not

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Global Solar Energy Announces New PowerFLEX+ Solar Panels

 Global Solar Energy is pleased to announce the release of its new generation of PowerFLEX®+ CIGS (Copper Indium Gallium DiSelenide) flexible thin film modules which offer higher efficiency, up to 15%, easy installation, and are available in power outputs of 100 to 315 Watts.  Our new PowerFLEX®+ modules produce up to 1% higher energy yield than polycrystalline silicon systems, especially

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