Platio Solar

Platio Solar, a Hungarian business, unveiled a highly handy new solar module that can be used for flooring or outdoor places at a recent industry exhibition in Germany. Given past negative experiences with solar ground installations, particularly solar highways, it’s understandable that people are apprehensive, but this new design isContinue Reading

Earth Magnetic Field

Researchers at the Multimedia University of Kenya have claimed the Earth’s magnetic field affects solar panel performance in the same manner fields from power lines, transformers and other electrical equipment can. The Kenyan group analyzed the performance of a multicrystalline solar panel influenced by a static magnetic field they calculatedContinue Reading


Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has invited bids from manufacturers able to supply 12 million Polycrystalline silicon solar cells with a minimum 4.62 W output and at least 18.8% efficiency. The state-owned engineer and manufacturer stipulated the cells should measure 156.75×156.75±0.25mm or 157×157±0.25mm with a minimum thickness of 200 microns.Continue Reading