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Concentrate on the downsides: A brand-new course to extremely effective tandem cells
Researchers in the U.S. and also South Korea have actually recognized what could be a brand-new course to high-efficiency perovskite-silicon tandem solar cells. With design adversely billed bits in the passivation layer, the team made a tandem cell with 26.7% performance. With more tweaks to the silicon layer they anticipate to be able to exceed 30%.
Mar 31, 2020 // Technology, USA, NREL, South Korea, Asia, solar cell, North America, perovskite-silicon, Kai Zhu
Jinko signs up with Covid-19 battle
The module titan today introduced it will certainly give away a million things of individual safety devices to the Asian as well as european nations presently fighting the spread of the unique coronavirus.
Mar 30, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Spain, Portugal, France, Germany, Italy, South Korea, China, United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, Switzerland, Netherlands, Belgium, Turkey, Austria, Norway, covid-19
New research study provides anemic as well as elastic solar cells, utilizing Si microwire compounds
As solar cells end up being a lot more clear, you might currently include clear panels of solar cells on home windows of structures and also digital tools to produce electrical energy. Moreover, in including versatility to this, its item variety will certainly be also increased to guarantee the future mobile applications for wearable tools.
Mar 10, 2020 // Technology, South Korea, solar cells, Asia, UNIST, Kyoung Jin Choi, Sung Bum Kang
Attaining 21.2% performance in a perovskite cell thanks to artificial additive
South Korean researchers have actually created 2 perovskite solar cells based upon a polymer made with pepper mint oil as well as walnut fragrance preservative, specifically. The brand-new dopant‐free opening transportation polymer is stated to allow longer resilience of the tools as well as to stop lead-leakage.
Mar 3, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, South Korea, solar cells, Asia, perovskite, efficiency
Quantum dot crossbreed HTJ cell with 12.82% effectiveness
South Korean scientists have actually established a crossbreed tandem solar battery based upon quantum dots as well as natural mass heterojunction (BHJ) photoactive products. If they proceed to decrease power losses in the quantum dot cell and also improve near-infrared absorption, they declare that the cell might get to an effectiveness price of around 15%.
Feb 28, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, South Korea, Asia, solar cell, efficiency, UNIST, BHJ
Hanwha departures solar-grade polysilicon organisation
South Korean solar-grade polysilicon manufacturer, Hanwha Solutions is to leave business by the end of 2020, adhering to OCI's choice to shutter polysilicon plants in the nation.
Feb 21, 2020 // Manufacturing News, South Korea, China, polysilicon, c-si manufacturing, wacker chemie, Asia, Hanwha, oci chemical
Coronavirus can set you back Chinese battery manufacturers 26 GWh of outcome
Since of the break out, WoodMac experts claim the quantity of brand-new battery production capability included in the country this year might drop by as much as 10%. With Tesla's Shanghai gigafactory influenced by the prolonged new-year-holiday closure, the expert warned of possible supply scarcities for Australia as well as the U.S. as well as U.K.
Feb 12, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Storage, USA, LG CHEM, TESLA, South Korea, China, United Kingdom, Australia, Europe, Asia, woodmac, Oceania, North America
Solar Array Allows Karcher To Go Clean On Energy
Q Cells, A South Korea Company has already supplied about 299.77 kWp to the United Kingdom’s headquarters. The company installed a solar system consisting of 967 modules in 7 days. The modules were supplied to Solar Perfect because it lacked adequate storage spaces.
Dec 24, 2019 // Manufacturing News, Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, UK, Q CELLS, South Korea, Europe, Asia, Karcher
Solar energy: the 8 ideas that will make panels more efficient and cheaper
A new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency released this week explains how the sun looks set to shine on solar energy systems over the coming decades, with a wealth of advancements and dropping prices that could boost adoption.
Nov 27, 2019 // Technology, Rooftop PV, Thermal, Floating PV, TESLA, South Korea, Europe, Asia, IRENA, PERC, Norway, perovskites, International Renewable Energy Agency, Thin-film cells, Tandem cells, SINTEF
Seoul launches 1 GW rooftop solar plan
The South Korean capital has unveiled a plan to deploy rooftop PV on a million homes and all public buildings. The new initiative is designed to bring the city’s cumulative installed solar capacity to around 1 GW by the end of 2022.
Nov 19, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Residential, Rooftop PV, South Korea, Asia, rooftop PV, Seoul
The major floating PV plant in Saemangeum (South Korea) stands up for its rights
The Ministry of National Defense of South Korea assures that a major floating PV generator that is planned to be located in the Saemangeum tidal flat will give no impact on military flight and landing operations of United States military forces based nearby.
Nov 4, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, South Korea, floating PV, Asia, Choi Hyun-soo
New efficiency record for flexible CZTS
Scientists at South Korea’s Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology have set a new efficiency record of 11.4% for a cell based on a copper zinc tin sulfide thin film applied to a flexible substrate.
Sep 24, 2019 // Technology, South Korea, Asia, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology, flexible CZTS, Kee-Jeong Yang, thin-film solar cell, Jin-Kyu Kang
Silicon and perovskites should stick together, say Korean scientists
Researchers from the Ulsan Institute of Science and Technology have demonstrated a new method of fabricating perovskite-on-silicon tandem devices, using a transparent conductive adhesive to combine the two cells. The scientists have developed devices with demonstrated efficiencies of 19.4%, and propose strategies to bring that above 24% using existing technology.
Sep 13, 2019 // Technology, South Korea, Asia, silicon, Ulsan Institute of Science and Technology, Young Choi
Mondragon Assembly licences ‘continuous stringing’ IP to Korean equipment supplier
Specialist automation and PV module assembly solutions provider, Mondragon Assembly has struck a deal with Korean equipment supplier, STiN for its ‘continuous stringing’ intellectual property (IP).
Sep 4, 2019 // Manufacturing News, South Korea, c-si manufacturing, Asia, solar cell, mondragon
Australia National University hits new perovskite efficiency record
Scientists at the institution have achieved 21.6% efficiency with a perovskite cell measuring 1cm². The landmark has been verified as a new world record for perovskites at this size.
Sep 3, 2019 // Technology, USA, South Korea, Australia, Asia, Oceania, Australia National University, North America, Ulsan National Institute of Science, U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Thomas White