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Revolutionary Bifacial Solar Cells with Carbon Nanotubes
Revolutionary bifacial perovskite solar cells with carbon nanotube electrodes offer high performance and cost efficiency, maximizing energy generation from all angles of sunlight.
Mar 19, 2024 // Technology, solar cell, perovskite, Chinese Academy of Sciences, University of Surrey, University of Cambridge, Zhengzhou University, Xidian University
Revolutionary Roll-to-Roll Perovskite Solar Cells Break Efficiency Records
Revolutionary roll-to-roll printed solar cells achieve record efficiency, paving the way for mass production and machine learning integration. Join CSIRO in commercializing this game-changing technology.
Mar 13, 2024 // Technology, solar cell, perovskite, efficiency, CSIRO, University of Cambridge
Revolutionary Method Re-Manufactures Perovskite Solar Cells
Revolutionary method re-manufactures perovskite solar cells with 88% efficiency. Reduce environmental impact by reusing and recycling components, cutting CO2 emissions by up to 53%.
Mar 7, 2024 // Technology, Manufacturing News, solar cell, perovskite, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, EPFL, University of Cambridge, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Solaronix
Clean Water & Energy: Solar-Powered Breakthrough
Revolutionary solar-powered device inspired by photosynthesis, designed by University of Cambridge researchers, can simultaneously produce clean water and hydrogen fuel from contaminated sources. The device is an ideal solution for resource-limited, off-grid areas and can help address global energy and water crises.
Nov 15, 2023 // Technology, University of Cambridge
"Sunlight to Fuel" From Air, Plastic Waste
This revolutionary technology by the University of Cambridge helps convert carbon dioxide, plastic waste, and industrial exhaust into sustainable fuels and valuable chemicals. Reduce emissions and eliminate reliance on oil and gas with the carbon dioxide utilization for a zero-carbon future.
Jun 21, 2023 // Technology, University of Cambridge, CO2, Erwin Reisner
New findings lead the way for stable organic solar cells that may enable cheap as well as renewable electrical energy generation
Because of the current improvements in the efficiency with which solar cells made from organic (carbon-based) semiconductors can transform sunlight right into electricity, improving the long-term security of these photovoltaic or pv devices is ending up being a progressively vital subject. Real-world applications of the innovation demand that the efficiency of the photovoltaic or pv device be preserved for several years.
Apr 20, 2023 // Technology, organic solar cell, efficiency, University of Cambridge
Perovskite absorbers enable solar-powered system that converts plastic as well as greenhouse gases into sustainable fuels
Researchers from the University of Cambridge have actually developed a system that can change plastic waste and also greenhouse gases into sustainable fuels and various other valuable products-- utilizing power from the Sun. The team mentions that this is the first time that a system that can convert two waste streams into 2 chemical products at the same time has actually been achieved in a solar-powered reactor.
Jan 11, 2023 // Technology, perovskite, University of Cambridge, Erwin Reisner, Subhajit Bhattacharjee, Motiar Rahaman
Ultrathin solar cells assure enhanced satellite performance
The majority of space satellites are powered by photovoltaic cells that convert sunlight to electrical energy. Direct exposure to particular types of radiation present in orbit can harm the devices, degrading their performance and restricting their lifetime.
Nov 9, 2022 // Technology, solar cells, University of Cambridge, Armin Barthel
Secret to treating 'Achilles' heel' of perovskite alternatives to silicon solar panels revealed
A group of researchers from the UK and Japan has actually located that the tiny issues which limit the efficiency of perovskites-- more affordable alternative materials for solar cells-- are also in charge of architectural modifications in the material that result in degradation.
May 25, 2022 // Technology, UK, solar cells, Europe, perovskite, Sam Stranks, University of Cambridge, Tiarnan Doherty, silicon solar panels
MIT, Standford scientists use machine learning for pervoskite solar cell development
Perovskites are a team of layered crystalline compounds defined by the configuration of the atoms in their crystal lattice. There are hundreds of such possible compounds as well as various methods of making them.
Apr 26, 2022 // Technology, solar cell, MIT, Sam Stranks, University of Cambridge, Standford, pervoskite
Templating strategy stabilises 'perfect' material for alternative solar cells
Scientists have actually created an approach to maintain an appealing material known as perovskite for inexpensive solar cells, without jeopardizing its near-perfect performance.
Dec 27, 2021 // Technology, Manufacturing News, solar cells, perovskite, University of Cambridge, Tiarnan Doherty, Satyawan Nagane
Scientists from UK & Japan Unravel Perovskite's High Effectiveness Enigma
Its heterogeneity of chemical aspects triggers problems in perovskite that reduce the photovoltaic or pv performance of solar cells made from it. Despite this, perovskite products still show effectiveness levels equivalent to their silicon choices.
Nov 23, 2021 // Technology, Japan, Asia, perovskite, Sam Stranks, University of Cambridge, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Cavendish Laboratory, Diamond Light Source synchrotron facility, Kyle Frohna
Researchers determine as well as clear efficiency hurdle for organic solar cells
Scientists have identified an essential device responsible for the reduced effectiveness of organic solar cells and revealed a way that this hurdle might be conquered.
Sep 30, 2021 // Technology, UK, Europe, efficiency, University of Cambridge, organic solar cells, Alexander Gillett
New roadmap to much better carrying out solar energy cells
Perovskite solar cells are in numerous ways currently as effective as traditional crystalline silicon-based solar cells; perovskite has actually the added benefit of being a lot more affordable than its silicon equivalent. Perovskites are also being presented in numerous gadgets such as light-emitting diodes, lasers, memory gadgets and much more.
Sep 28, 2021 // Technology, Canada, solar cells, perovskite, North America, Sam Stranks, University of Surrey, University of Cambridge, Wei Zhang, University of Toronto
New Study Accelerates Development of Organic Solar Cells
A lot of today's solar cells are made from silicon and are heavy, inflexible, and expensive to create. By comparison, organic solar cells hold the assurance of being light-weight, flexible, and also inexpensive to make.
Aug 16, 2021 // Technology, Canada, New Zealand, China, Europe, Asia, silicon, Oceania, Belgium, North America, University of Cambridge, organic solar cells, Alexander Sneyd