New pathway to improve polycrystalline thin-film solar cell performance
Puzzling out and also checking new ways to enhance the performance of cadmium telluride (CdTe) polycrystalline thin-film photovoltaic products is a common day in the life of National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) research study researchers Matthew Reese and also Craig Perkins.
Jun 10, 2021 // Technology, USA, NREL, solar cell, North America, thin-film solar cell, efficiency, Matthew Reese, Craig Perkins
UL Collaborates With DoE's NREL To Commercialize SolarAPP+ Software
US based global safety accreditation company UL has actually introduced signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United States Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) for creating as well as marketing the Solar Automated Permit Processing Plus (SolarAPP+) software.
May 6, 2021 // Software, USA, NREL, North America, doe, International, UL, solar licensing, SolarAPP+ Software
Scientists report brand-new synapse-like phototransistor
Scientists at the UNITED STATE Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) established an advancement in energy-efficient phototransistors. Such gadgets might eventually help computer systems procedure visual info extra like the human mind and also be utilized as sensors crazes like self-driving cars.
May 5, 2021 // Technology, USA, NREL, North America, Joseph Luther, metal-halide perovskites, Jeffrey Blackburn
NREL as well as Accela launch property solar permittting system
Software program company Accela is signing up with pressures with the US Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) on a new platform offering faster permitting for household solar as well as battery energy storage projects.
Apr 30, 2021 // Residential, Markets & Finance News, Software, Policy, NREL, solar-plus-storage, doe, accela, Tom Nieto
Frauhover ISE achieves 35.9% performance for a monolithic tandem cell
The Freiburg, Germany-based Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE has achieved a new performance globe record with a monolithic tandem cell made of III-V semiconductors (aspects from the third and 5th major teams of the table of elements) and silicon.
Apr 27, 2021 // Technology, NREL, solar cell, efficiency, Frauhover ISE
New Consortium US-MAC intends to Raise CdTe PV Performance to 30%.
A timely reaction to the worldwide need for clean energy has actually originated from universities as well as research centres like Colorado State University (CSU), the Wright Center for Photovoltaics at the University of Toledo, as well as the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), in addition to US-based industrial solar business working with Cadmium Telluride (CdTe) thin-film solar panel production, which have joined pressures to develop the UNITED STATE Production of Advanced Cadmium Telluride (US-MAC) photovoltaics consortium.
Apr 27, 2021 // Technology, USA, NREL, North America, efficiency, Martin Keller, CdTe PV, Colorado State University, CSU, Jim Sites
What it takes to recognize a circular economy for solar photovoltaic or pv system materials
Quickly enhancing solar photovoltaic (PV) installations has actually brought about ecological and also supply chains problems. The United States relies upon imports of basic materials for solar module production and imports of PV cells as well as modules to meet residential need. As PV need rises, so will the requirement to extract useful materials-- an inspiration for domestic reuse and recycling.
Apr 5, 2021 // Technology, USA, NREL, North America, PV system, Taylor Curtis
Researchers examining solar try resolving a dusty problem
The layer of dust and also pollen that settles on the windshield of your vehicle is easily gotten rid of with a turn of the bar that activates wipers and also water. Removing that layer from a solar panel-- especially one inconveniently situated from any source of dampness-- calls for significantly even more work.
Apr 5, 2021 // Technology, NREL, PV panel, Michael Deceglie, Matthew Muller, Toth, a Ph.D.
SolarWindow Sets new Record by Increasing its Power Conversion Performance
SolarWindow Technologies, a programmer of clear fluid finishes and also procedures for creating electrical power on glass and also plastics, has announced that it has greater than doubled its previous certified efficiency, also achieving the highest independently-certified power conversion effectiveness of previous natural solar tools produced at the US Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado with a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA).
Mar 31, 2021 // Technology, NREL, efficiency, International, organic photovoltaic devices, Power Conversion Efficiency, SolarWindow, James Whitaker, Bertrand J. Tremolet de Villers
New perovskite LED gives off a spin-polarized radiance
The addition of an unique brand-new perovskite layer has actually allowed researchers to create a "spin-polarized LED" without requiring a magnetic field or extremely reduced temperatures, potentially clearing the path to a boating of novel innovations.
Mar 17, 2021 // Technology, USA, NREL, Washington, perovskite, North America, Joseph Luther, Matthew Beard
New Style Strategy Presses Organic Photovoltaics Past 18% Performance
Holistic Strategy Enhances Digital Structure as well as Morphology, Opening a New Route to Higher-Efficiency Organic Photovoltaic Instruments
Feb 19, 2021 // Technology, NREL, solar cell, efficiency, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Bryon Larson
Documenting a Decade of Price Declines for PV Solutions
NREL Marks Ongoing Price Reductions for Installed Photovoltaic Equipments, While Likewise Developing Benchmark of PV-Plus-Storage Equipments
Feb 19, 2021 // Market Research, NREL
NREL Software Automates Residential Solar Permitting, Changing Meticulous Process for Local Governments
NREL Immediate Permitting Software Greeted as Success by Early-Adopting Cities and Counties
Feb 19, 2021 // Software, NREL, SolarAPP, Jeff Cook, Geoff Simmons
Early adopters approve of NREL instant solar permitting software application SolarAPP
In late 2020, NREL launched a no-cost, no-touch software application system for cities as well as areas across the country to improve roof solar permits, called SolarAPP (Solar Automated Permit Processing). SolarAPP automates what can be a time-consuming and tedious review process for city governments, which typically postpones solar advancement on the grid.
Feb 18, 2021 // Software, USA, NREL, North America, SolarAPP, Jeff Cook, Scott Clark, Geoff Simmons, Carla Blackwell
After Four Years of Photovoltaic Research Study, NREL Is Just Getting Going
When the Solar Energy Research Institute was first visualized, the United States was only months out of the oil stoppage situation of 1973-- 74. The brand-new research study institute was a reaction to this crisis as well as part of a national initiative to find new, more reliable sources of energy.
Jan 25, 2021 // Market Research, USA, NREL, North America