25% Efficiency Record Shattered: Perovskite Solar Cells
Breakthrough research at Northwestern Univ. yields record-breaking efficiency for perovskite solar cells. New dual-molecule solution solves electron losses from surface defects & interfaces, achieving 25.1% efficiency. Research builds on prior Nature paper.
Nov 20, 2023 // Technology, NREL, solar cell, perovskite, National Renewable Energy Lab, efficiency, Northwestern University
III-V Solar Boost: NREL's 27% Efficiency Breakthrough
Revolutionary record-breaking efficiency of 27% achieved in GaAs heterojunction solar cell by scientists at NREL. Combining computational and experimental methods to optimize doping and bandgap reduced the effects of defects. This breakthrough is applicable to multiple materials and levels of defect concentrations.
Oct 27, 2023 // Technology, NREL, solar cell, efficiency
Exploring U.S. Solar PV Prices: NREL 2023 Benchmarks
Discover how the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) influenced the US photovoltaic market in the past year, including significant cost reductions for residential systems and benchmarking of Community Solar. Get the new bottom-up PV and storage cost model from NREL and the Department of Energy.
Oct 26, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, USA, NREL, North America
Test Combination Unveils Best Conditions For Perovskite Solar Cell Reliability
This article explores a combination of factors that yields the best predictive correlation with outdoor aging tests. Learn how this information can be used to assess device stability in the laboratory.
Sep 14, 2023 // Technology, NREL, solar cell, perovskite
Combined Stressors Key to Testing Perovskite Solar Cells
Research from NREL shows combining stress tests accurately predicts performance of perovskite solar cells. Findings demonstrate tests including thermal cycling & stressors can predict 6 month outdoor performance. High temp & illumination most critical for accelerating performance degradation. Research a step towards commercialization of perovskite technology.
Sep 13, 2023 // Technology, NREL, solar cell, perovskite
Bifacial Perovskite: Revolutionizing Renewable Energy
Discover how innovative bifacial perovskite solar cells could revolutionize the renewable energy landscape, delivering higher efficiency at reduced costs with potential for 10-20% more power generation than monofacial modules. Research funded by the US DOE.
Jul 18, 2023 // Technology, USA, NREL, solar cell, perovskite, North America
Maxeon Solar achieves record efficiency of 24.7%, various other improvements
Maxeon Solar Technologies Ltd (NASDAQ: MAXN) on Thursday revealed a world-record module aperture efficiency dimension for its Maxeon 7 panel as well as a number of efficiency improvements to IBC products.
Jun 2, 2023 // Technology, Manufacturing News, NREL, efficiency, Maxeon Solar
One-step solution-coating method to advance perovskite solar cell production as well as commercialization
Perovskite solar cells (PSCs) are taken into consideration an appealing candidate for next-generation photovoltaic innovation with high effectiveness and low manufacturing cost, potentially changing the renewable energy industry. However, the existing layer-by-layer production process presents challenges that have actually hindered the commercialization of this technology.
Apr 21, 2023 // Technology, NREL, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, solar cell, perovskite, City University of Hong Kong
Scientists simplify the procedure of producing perovskite solar cells by coating several layers at the same time
Scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), City University of Hong Kong, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), University of Kentucky, University of Colorado, University of Toledo as well as Brown University have actually created a concept that simplifies the process of manufacturing perovskite solar cells, which can increase their path towards commercialization.
Mar 24, 2023 // Technology, Manufacturing News, NREL, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, solar cell, perovskite, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, EPFL, City University of Hong Kong, University of Kentucky, University of Colorado, University of Toledo and Brown University
New method addresses problem with perovskite solar cells
A new technique to manufacturing perovskite solar cells has actually addressed previous problems as well as yielded devices with high effectiveness and superb stability, scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) report in the new issue of the journal Science.
Dec 26, 2022 // Technology, NREL, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, solar cells, perovskite, efficiency, Kai Zhu
NREL Confirms Spike In Solar and Storage Costs In US
In a year when rates have risen as a result of greater demand, disruptions in China, as well as broader inflation, the findings are no surprise
Dec 2, 2022 // Market Research, NREL, us, Vignesh Ramasamy, MMP, MSP
Photovoltaic or pv windows unlock goal of increased energy effectiveness for skyscrapers
Skyscrapers dominate city sky lines, however these massive glass-walled structures can be made a lot more power efficient via the addition of thermally effective solar (PV) windows, according to an evaluation by scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
Nov 24, 2022 // Technology, NREL, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Lance Wheeler
Popular NREL cell efficiency chart shines in new interactive version
There is a new means to explore the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL's) famous chart highlighting the efficiency of solar cells.
Nov 22, 2022 // Technology, NREL, solar cell, efficiency
New breakthrough pushes perovskite cell to greater stability, efficiency
Scientists at the United State Department of Energy's (DOE's) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have actually made a technical breakthrough and also created a perovskite solar cell with the twin advantages of being both highly reliable and highly stable.
Sep 7, 2022 // Technology, NREL, solar cell, perovskite, efficiency
'Dual globe record' for perovskite tandem solar cells asserted by EPFL, CSEM
Researchers at EPFL's Photovoltaics and also Thin Film Electronics Laboratory as well as CSEM's Sustainable Energy Centre have actually declared two world records by attaining an effectiveness of over 30% for perovskite-on-silicon-tandem solar cells.
Jul 8, 2022 // Technology, Manufacturing News, NREL, solar cell, perovskite, CSEM, perovskite cells, EPFL
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