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SEP
03
2021

All-Class Albedometers

Whatever your need, goal, or application

by Dmytro Podolskyy, Business Development Manager, EKO EU

Bi-facial PV installations are no longer an expensive add-on, an aspirational target, …

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AUG
26
2021

A Brief History of Bifacial Photovoltaics

To Space, Back Again, And Beyond

by Will Beutell, Application Engineer, EKO USA

While the first solar cell created in 1954 used an 'N-Type' (negatively charged) silicon wafer, PV crystalline silicon modules using 'P-Type' (positively charged) cells soon dominated. 'P-Type' cells were almost exclusively researched and used during the space race. With so much money spent on space-related solar technology and one-upmanship, 'P-Type' cells improved quickly. It wasn't long before these advances trickled down to commercial and residential applications. Since then, over many years, 'P-Type' cells have come to lead the market, yielding more power, with lower manufacturing costs, than the original 'N-Type'. However, common 'P-Type' modules generally lack rear-side passivation, limiting their potential performance.

More recently, 'Passively Emitted Rear-side Contact' (PERC) module research, in tandem with progress in 'N-Type' cell development, sparked a surge of interest in bifacial photovoltaics (BPV). In 2016, manufacturing processes for both PERC and 'N-Type' cells finally became economical, opening the doors for BPV technology to be produced and deployed in earnest.

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JUL
13
2021

EKO EMPOWER | Future Online Education Programme

NEWS:

The EKO EMPOWER | Future Online Education Programme is a joint project with the Kogakuin University Solar Team, one of the solar car teams sponsored by …

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JUN
10
2021

Keytec Win at SNEC

EKO China Distributor' Keytec' Awarded 'Top 10 Highlight' Status at SNEC International Conference & Exhibition

by  Caris Chan, Market Director, EKO China

Beijing Keytec Technology Co., …

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JUN
03
2021

New MS-711 Application

Aerosol and Precipitable water vapor retrievals with the MS-711 Spectroradiometer

by  Dr. Mario Po, Research Scientist, EKO EU

The continuous measurement of the direct normal, diffuse …

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APR
26
2021

Japan Science & Technology Award Presented to EKO Instruments for Development of MS-80 Pyranometer

PRESS RELEASE:

The award was presented by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Mr Koichi Hagiuda, at a ceremony in Tokyo on 14/04/2021. …

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JUN
27
2021

The Fifth National Academic Forum on Quantitative Remote Sensing

武汉东湖国际会议中心
Wuhan - China
27 - 29 June 2021
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JUN
03
2021

SNEC PV Power Expo 2021

上海新国际博览中心
Shanghai - China
03 - 05 June 2021
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MAY
20
2021

China High-Tech Expo on Meteorological Modernisation 2021

深圳会展中心8号馆
Shenzhen - China
20 - 22 May 2021
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NOV
02
2020

Solar Asset Management Europe

europe.solar-asset.management
Virtual - Online Event
02 - 26 November 2020
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JUN
17
2020

Intersolar EUROPE

Messe München exhibition center
Munich - Germany
17 - 19 June 2020
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JUN
11
2020

ASEAN SUSTAINABLE ENERGY WEEK

BITEC
Bangkok - Thailand
11 - 13 June 2020
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