Texas perovskite business gets to 18% performance with its ink-based solar cell procedure
Hunt Perovskite Technologies (HPT), a Dallas, Texas-based perovskite product developer, got to a turning point in the advancement of a highly-durable perovskite modern technology for the manufacture of inexpensive published solar batteries.
Feb 12, 2020 // Technology, USA, NREL, Texas, perovskite, North America, Hunter Hunt, Hunt Energy, Michael D. Irwin, Joe Berry
Declining Renewable Costs Drive Focus on Energy Storage
Declining costs in available technologies have propelled interest in energy storage forward like never before. The price of lithium-ion batteries has fallen by about 80% over the past five years, enabling the integration of storage into solar power systems.
Jan 8, 2020 // Storage, Market Research, USA, storage, NREL, Hawaii, North America
Impossible breakthrough method of creating solar material at NREL
Scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) achieved a technological breakthrough for solar cells previously thought impossible.
Dec 19, 2019 // Technology, NREL, solar cell, Kevin Schulte
US research laboratory rewires solar cell raising efficiency to 27.3%, sees path to greater than 32 percent
NREL has released a paper showing an experimental solar cell, using a unique method for wiring two different solar cells to a single, that raised the cell's efficiency by 4 percent. As well the document provides a respectable review of different technologies being developed.
Dec 11, 2019 // Technology, USA, NREL, solar cell, North America
Best Practices Guide for Photovoltaic System Operations and Maintenance
A best-practices report on photovoltaic (PV) operations and maintenance (O&M) released by NREL and the PV O&M Working Group provides valuable insights on improving the performance of PV systems, extending their lifespan, and saving costs.
Oct 23, 2019 // Market Research, NREL
Dynapower introduces new financing program for energy storage systems
Energy storage system manufacturer Dynapower has announced its involvement with a new energy storage financing program. Partnering with Lease Corporation of America, Dynapower will offer financing to system integrators and energy storage system buyers.
Jul 26, 2019 // Storage, storage, NREL, ENERGY STORAGE, Lease Corporation of America, Dynapower, LCA, Palombini
THE SUN BLANKETS the Earth with enough photons every hour to meet the entire world’s energy needs for a year. The question is how to efficiently convert them into electricity.
Jul 11, 2019 // BIPV, Marc Baldo, Shockley-Queisser, NREL
It's time for energy freedom in Alabama
Alabama is ranked 13th in the nation as having the greatest solar potential, yet only 0.26% of its energy comes from solar, leaving the state far behind others when it comes to total installed solar capacity.
Jul 4, 2019 // Plants, USA, NREL, Alabama, Solar Energy Industries Association, SEIA, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, North America