PV News

  • Sandia photovoltaics degradation study receives nationwide airtime
    Sandia National Laboratories researcher Marios Theristis recently spoke to Yale Climate Connections regarding the release of his team’s five-year degradation study of 834 fielded photovoltaic (PV) modules, representing 13 module types from seven manufacturers in three climates. The researchers’ objective was to quantify degradation rates of recent, widely used PV technologies and release results publicly… View Article
  • Rocks may hold key to storing intermittent renewable energy, expanding its use
    Sandia National Laboratories is collaborating with New Mexico-based CSolPower LLC to develop an affordable method of storing energy from renewable sources. The primary goal of the partnership is to transition to zero-carbon solar and wind energy for generating electricity. “You need to have energy storage and dispatchable power when renewable energy is unavailable or when… View Article
  • Join us at Resilience Week 2023!
    This November, Sandia researchers will join partners and other national laboratories at Resilience Week 2023. Join us for conversations focused on energy equity and community resilience—among other topics at this year’s event. Session Highlights Join renewable energy program manager Abraham Ellis for the moderated panel, “Community Benefits Plans and Metrics: Energy Improvements in Rural and… View Article
  • Upcoming webinar to address energy equity and community resilience
    Sandia National Laboratories and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory have decades of experience in providing decision and deployment support to communities seeking an equitable, resilient, and sustainable energy transition. Register to join us on Wednesday, October 11 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. MT for the “Road to Resilience Week: Resilient and Equitable Communities” for an… View Article
  • Internship prepares Native students for careers in tribal energy
    Three interns who participated in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy-sponsored student internship program shared their experiences in a recent post published to DOE’s website. The program is administered by Sandia — Sandra Begay, a member of the Navajo Nation, has been implementing the program on behalf of the DOE’s tribal energy… View Article