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February 5, 2019 - February 6, 2019
Solar Power Northeast. SEIA, Smart Electric Power Alliance. Westin Boston Waterfront, Boston, MA.
Fraunhofer CSE presents its research at Booth 1.
Shukla, N., Watts, A., Honeker, C., Hill, M., Kosny, J. (2018).
Thermal impact of adhesive-mounted rooftop PV on underlying roof shingles. In: Solar Energy. 174: Elsevier Ltd., pp. 957-966.
Adhesive mounting of residential rooftop photovoltaics (PV) is an alternative to traditional rack mounting that reduces...
Hoepfner, C. (2018).
Few energy technologies capture the public's imagination like solar power. The ever-present sun is so powerful, it has...
Pickerel, K., solarpowerworldonline.com, June 1, 2018
Attaching solar PV panels to roofs with high-performance adhesives instead of complex racking systems can not only......
Fraunhofer CSE, cleantechnotes.org, February 15, 2018
Last month, Fraunhofer CSE was honored to host Massachusetts State House Representatives Jon Hecht (29th Middlesex......
Hoepfner, C. - March 23, 2017
Photovoltaics - the Path to Ubiquity. Meeting of the ASM Boston Chapter, ASM Boston Chapter. Hyatt Regency Hotel, Cambridge, MA.
Shukla, N., Watts, A., Honeker, C., Kosny, J. (2016).
Hygrothermal Impact of Adhesive-applied Rooftop PV. ASTM C16 Special Technical Paper (STP) 1599. In: Symposium on Advances in Hygrothermal Performance of Building Envelopes: Materials, Systems and Simulations. Orlando: ASTM.
Nilsen, G., Energy.gov, July 29, 2016
Flying cars, house-cleaning robots, and 3D-printed food may have seemed like part of the distant future when 'The......
Roselund, C., PV-magazine.com, June 21, 2016
The Fraunhofer USA Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) has demonstrated two installations of its Plug and Play solar......
Ayre, J., Cleantechnica.com, June 21, 2016
Two new, commercial-ready plug-and-play home solar photovoltaic systems were recently demonstrated by the Fraunhofer......
Williams, A., cleantechnotes.org, June 17, 2016
The Fraunhofer USA Center for Sustainable Energy Systems CSE successfully demonstrated two installations of Plug and......
Fraunhofer USA, prnewswire.com, June 16, 2016
The Fraunhofer USA Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) successfully demonstrated two installations of Plug and......
Parnell, J., PV-Tech.org, June 16, 2016
The Fraunhofer USA Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) has demonstrated two plug and play solar systems at its......
Honeker, C., Fuller, E., Booth, D., Flaherty, B., Mao, E. (2016).
Reducing Installed Costs of Residential Solar by the Use of Adhesive Mounted Lightweight Solar Modules. In: Proceedings of the 43rd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference Portland: IEEE, pp. 3135-3140.
Kromer, M., Hoepfner, C., Ashmore, J. (2016).
Reducing the Cost of Residential-Scale PV Through 'Plug & Play PV' Systems and Standardized Electronic Workflows. In: 2016 IEEE 43rd Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC). Portland: IEEE, pp. 3481-3486.
Honeker, C., Singh, R., Watts, A., Shukla, N., Fallahi, A. (2016).
Residential Solar Systems as an Appliance - Plug and Play PV. In: Technical Proceedings of the TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo. 2.
Chapter 9: Materials for Green Building.
Hoepfner, C. - April 25, 2016
Kromer, M., Hoepfner, C., Ashmore, J. (2016).
Williams, A., cleantechnotes.org, November 4, 2015
Fraunhofer CSE's Center Director, Dr. Christian Hoepfner, joined other panelists, including Richard Morgenstar, former......
Breunig, L., cleantechnotes.org, November 3, 2015
On October 22nd, Fraunhofer CSE welcomed representatives of inspection services from various towns, utilities, and......
Breunig, L., cleantechnotes.org, July 28, 2015
From July 16-18, Fraunhofer CSE participated in Intersolar North America 2015 in San Francisco, CA. Drawing over 18,000......
July 13, 2015 - July 16, 2015
Intersolar North America. Solar Promotion GmbH, FMMI. Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA.
Logelin, J., Energy.Gov, April 29, 2015
The Energy Department's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) ranks the five most popular EERE......
Energy.Gov, March 16, 2015
Consumers may soon have the option of purchasing a do-it-yourself rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) system at their local......
Kromer, M., Hoepfner, C., Ashmore, J. (2015).
Making Plug & Play PV Systems a Reality: A framework for driving down the cost of residential solar installations in the United States. In: White Paper sponsored by DOE. .
Breunig, L., cleantechnotes.org, December 19, 2014
From CSE's Grand Opening to its new partners and clients, it's been an exciting 12 months and are looking forward to......
Abreu, J., Lehman, K., Terpstra, N., Roth, K. (2014).
Plug&Play™ PV system is a cutting-edge technology that relies on lighter, adhesive solar modules, and a streamlined...
Breunig, L., cleantechnotes.org, November 20, 2014
On November 19, 2014, Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems CSE successfully installed and commissioned......
PV Solar Report, July 15, 2014
Solar costs continue to decline, but little progress has been made to reduce soft costs. Dr. Christian Hoepfner......
Renewable Energy World, June 19, 2014
In December 2012, the Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) was awarded US $11.7 million over a......
Kelly-Detwiler, P., Forbes, August 7, 2013
Imagine going into your Home Depot HD -0.41%, Lowes, local hardware store, or ordering online to pick out your solar......
Sachs, M., cleantechnotes.org, May 6, 2013
Yesterday marked the official kickoff of our five-year, $11.7M research effort into "plug-and-play" solar systems for......
Hall, M., PV Magazine, December 18, 2012
The Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has secured the cash over a......
McCarthy, M., Boston Business Journal, December 18, 2012
Installing solar panels for residential use has been somewhat of a costly, but rewarding endeavor. Cambridge-based......
Solar Novus Today, December 17, 2012
Solar Novus Today examines Fraunhofer's recent DOE grant win and project goals....
Chandler, N., Smart Energy Portal, December 17, 2012
The Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems has been selected to receive project funding from the U.S.......
Fraunhofer USA, cse.fraunhofer.org, December 12, 2012
The Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) today announced that it had been selected to receive project......
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