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
Thin-film modern technologies can noticeably decrease carbon intensity of PV, NREL researchers say
Thin-film modern technologies such as cadmium telluride (CdTe) and perovskites can markedly minimize the carbon intensity of PV compared with silicon alternatives, according to scientists at the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
Jul 5, 2022 // Technology, Manufacturing News, NREL, perovskite, thin-film, carbon, CdTe, decarbonsiation
Mexico concurs deals with US companies for greater than 1.8 GW of solar and also wind
Mexico has protected commitments from 17 US firms that will certainly result in the development of 1,854 MW of solar and also wind, according to the office of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
Jun 21, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, NREL, Latin america, Mexico, North America, policy, transmission, Puerto Peñasco
NREL perovskite experiment discloses improved stability, scientists declare 30%+ performance is feasible
Researchers at the US Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have found that a tin-lead perovskite cell can get rid of issues with stability and also boost efficiency, with their most current experiment generating a 25.5% conversion performance.
Jun 16, 2022 // Technology, USA, NREL, perovskite, North America, doe, perovskite cells
United States solar remains besieged by underperformance issues as capex costs increasing
Utility-scale solar in the US remains plagued by underperformance issues as capex expenses have actually increased for the "first time in decades".
Jun 15, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, USA, NREL, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, BloombergNEF, North America, pvel, kWh Analytics, lss usa, module degradation, p50 estimates
Researchers produce highest efficiency 1-sun solar cell
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) produced a solar cell with a record 39.5% performance under 1-sun global illumination. This is the highest possible effectiveness solar cell of any type, measured using typical 1-sun conditions.
May 23, 2022 // Technology, USA, NREL, solar cell, North America, Myles Steiner
Scientists progress renewable hydrogen manufacturing approach utilizing perovskite materials
Perovskite products may hold the potential to play an important duty in a procedure to create hydrogen in a renewable manner, according to an analysis from researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
May 11, 2022 // Technology, Solar to Fuel, NREL, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, hydrogen, perovskite
United States DOE announces 20 finalists for its American-Made Solar Prize, cash prizes as well as assistance supplied
The United States Department of Energy (DOE) has revealed the 20 finalists moving forward in its American-Made Solar Prize Round 5, which will certainly see 10 hardware-focused and also 10 software-focused teams relocate via to the following round and also get cash prizes.
Apr 29, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, USA, NREL, North America, Hardware, doe, software, america-made solar prize
Scientists choose exactly how to prove out perovskite panels for space power
Perovskites, which have revealed enormous potential as a new semiconductor for solar cells, are gaining interest as well as a prospective next-generation technology to likewise power spacefaring objectives.
Apr 19, 2022 // Technology, NREL, solar cells, perovskites, Ahmad Kirmani
NREL's storage projections for 2050
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL) last report on the future of storage provides "key learnings" from a series of six extensive research studies.
Apr 19, 2022 // Storage, Market Research, USA, NREL, North America, lithium-ion battery
Research reveals factors limiting the voltage of polycrystalline CdSeTe solar cells
So far, solar cells based on polycrystalline cadmium selenide telluride (CdSeTe) have actually shown some crucial constraints, despite their low construction costs as well as useful qualities. Most notably, these solar cells display higher voltage losses than other mature photovoltaic or pv innovations (crystalline silicon, for example) as well as this considerably hinders their efficiency and also performance.
Mar 30, 2022 // Technology, NREL, Arizona State University, Colorado State University, CSU, CdSeTe solar cells, ASU, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Arthur Onno
UL, NREL reveal DERs cybersecurity report, call for industry standards to protect against threats
Safety as well as certification company UL and the United States Division of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have actually released a report into the cybersecurity people interconnected grid side devices and inverter-based resources that requires safety criteria to be developed to counter potential threats.
Mar 9, 2022 // Grids, USA, NREL, North America, ders, cybersecurity, standards, Kenneth Boyce
United States Researchers Pursue 5 cents/ kWh Energy Cost Goal with New CSP System
The Department of Energy has granted $2 million to NREL to develop a prototype CSP system that can harness energy potentials of molten salts. This is the very first time that the federal government is leveraging the energy storing power of molten salts; besides proceeding research on particles.
Feb 17, 2022 // Technology, NREL, Renewable Energy, Concentrated solar power, department of energy, csp, molten salts, salt particles