New Solar Cells Tested in Space Show Promising Results
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have developed photovoltaic nanowires using three materials to improve the efficiency of solar energy. These tandem solar cells are now being tested on satellites.
Feb 1, 2023 // Technology, Sweden, Europe, solar cell, efficiency, Lund University
Stability of perovskite solar cells reaches next milestone
Perovskite semiconductors promise highly efficient and affordable solar cells. Nonetheless, the semi-organic product is very sensitive to temperature differences, which can swiftly cause fatigue damages in typical outdoor usage. Adding a dipolar polymer compound to the precursor perovskite solution assists to neutralize this.
Jan 30, 2023 // Technology, efficiency, HZB, perovskite solar cell, Antonio Abate
Scientists estimate lifetime as well as efficiency required for PSCs to end up being affordable for domestic use
A global study group that included teams from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, University of Fribourg, the University of the Basque Country and also the University of New South Wales has actually assessed the levels of efficiency and stability that perovskite solar cells (PSCs) need to attain in order to end up being an economically viable technology to compete with crystalline silicon cells in the rooftop segment.
Jan 26, 2023 // Technology, efficiency, perovskite solar cells, University of New South Wales, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, University of Fribourg, University of the Basque Country
Engineers improve solar cell effectiveness, stability
Purdue University scientists have actually produced new, multifunctional ligands that improve the fee transfer, power conversion capability and also long-lasting stability of perovskite solar cells.
Jan 19, 2023 // Technology, solar cell, perovskite, efficiency, Purdue University, Letian Dou
Renshine Solar introduces 29.0% performance for all-perovskite tandem solar cell
Chinese perovskite solar technology company Renshine Solar (Suzhou) has actually announced 29.0% steady-state power conversion efficiency of all-perovskite tandem solar cell created in-house. The company currently expects to surpass 30% in 2023.
Jan 5, 2023 // Technology, China, Asia, solar cell, perovskite, efficiency, Japan Electrical Safety and Environment Technology Laboratories, JET, Tan Hairen, Renshine Chairman
EPFL group makes use of unique modulators to improve the effectiveness and also stability of perovskite solar cells
A team of scientists at EPFL have actually developed a method that improves both power conversion performance as well as stability of solar cells based upon pure iodide as well as mixed-halide perovskites.
Jan 3, 2023 // Technology, solar cell, perovskite, efficiency, EPFL, Michael Grätzel, Ursula Rothlisberger
New method addresses problem with perovskite solar cells
A new technique to manufacturing perovskite solar cells has actually addressed previous problems as well as yielded devices with high effectiveness and superb stability, scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) report in the new issue of the journal Science.
Dec 26, 2022 // Technology, NREL, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, solar cells, perovskite, efficiency, Kai Zhu
Tandem solar cell achieves 32.5% effectiveness
The existing globe record of tandem solar cells containing a silicon bottom cell as well as a perovskite top cell has once again been broken at HZB. The new tandem solar cell converts 32.5% of the case solar radiation right into electric power.
Dec 20, 2022 // Technology, Germany, Europe, solar cell, efficiency, HZB, Steve Albrecht
Collecting solar energy from both sides: New process boosts performance of bifacial CIGS thin film solar cell
The suggestion is as uncomplicated as it is basic: If I can collect both direct sunlight along with its reflection through the rear end of my solar cell, this need to enhance the yield of energy the cell creates.
Dec 15, 2022 // Technology, solar cell, efficiency, Ayodhya N. Tiwari
Alkoxy replacement on asymmetric conjugated molecule enables high-efficiency ternary organic solar cells
A study team led by Prof. Ge Ziyi at the Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering (NIMTE) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has actually established an alkoxy-substituted asymmetric conjugated molecule as well as doped it right into the PM6: BTP-eC9-based binary organic solar cells (OSCs) as a 3rd component, leading to high-efficiency ternary OSCs with a power conversion performance (PCE) of over 18.1%.
Dec 9, 2022 // Technology, efficiency, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CAS, organic solar cells, Ge Ziyi, Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering, NIMTE
Economical eco-friendly manufacture of high efficiency chalcopyrite solar cells
Clean, lasting energy options are essential to fulfill the ever-increasing energy demands of the human population. High efficiency solar cells are promising candidates to reduce carbon emissions as well as achieve carbon neutrality.
Dec 9, 2022 // Technology, Asia, Korea, solar cell, efficiency, Incheon National University, JunHo Kim, Global Energy Research Center for Carbon Neutrality
Scientist analyze exactly how molybdenum ditelluride might enhance service provider generation in perovskite solar cells
Scientists from South Korea's Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) have discovered that molybdenum ditelluride could enhance carrier generation in perovskite solar cells.
Dec 7, 2022 // Technology, South Korea, Asia, efficiency, perovskite solar cells, Sungkyunkwan University, SKKU
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
Researchers develop perovskite-CIGS with 21.1% efficiency
Researchers from the Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Study Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) have actually accomplished 21.1 percent efficiency with tandem perovskite - CIGS solar cells. These thin-film-based modules are very efficient, light and flexible as well as can open doors to lots of new usage cases for which standard rigid modules are not suitable.
Nov 21, 2022 // Technology, solar cell, ZSW, efficiency, Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg, Jan-Philipp Becker, perovskite-CIGS
LONGi hits 26.81% effectiveness for HJT solar cells
Chinese solar panel producer LONGi introduced it has actually gotten to a performance of 26.81% for its HJT silicon solar cells on full-size silicon wafers with mass production. The record was validated by the Institute for Solar Power Research in Hamelin (ISFH).
Nov 21, 2022 // Manufacturing News, LONGi, efficiency, HJT solar cells