Edge sealants can provide high levels of moisture protection beyond current design methods in c-Si panels, helping to reduce moisture-related power degradation and achieve more power output over a longer lifetime
The consortium reportedly provides a framework for cooperation and coordination among federal agencies having a stake in developing advanced battery technology and establishing a domestic supply of lithium batteries.
September 21, 2020
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Department of Commerce (DOC), Department of Defense (DoD), and Department of State recently launched the Federal Consortium for Advanced Batteries (FCAB) to accelerate the development of a robust, secure, domestic industrial base for advanced batteries.
The DOE aims to advance research and development of solar technologies that reduce the cost of solar, increase the competitiveness of American manufacturing and businesses, and improve the reliability of the grid.
February 19, 2020
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced up to $125.5 million in new funding to advance solar technology research.
This year’s topics cover key agency priorities such as critical materials, energy storage, grid integration, water security, cybersecurity, and the circular economy.
January 3, 2020
The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program recently issued a Funding Opportunity Announcement for approximately $40 million in Phase I innovation projects for the 2020 fiscal year.
Crevo-Hengxin is a family-owned manufacturer of a broad range of silicone products used for solar energy, facades, fenestration, insulated glass, interior finishing, and other sealing and bonding applications.
September 10, 2019
Sika recently announced that it has agreed to acquire Crevo-Hengxin, a Chinese manufacturer of silicone sealants and adhesives used in both industry and construction applications.
Eligible projects will examine the performance of PV modules and develop accelerated tests to better understand how solar modules change over time and achieve improved lifetime performance of the modules.