Perovskite/CIGS Tandem Cell Reaches 38.39% Efficiency
Unlock potential of tandem photovoltaic cell: Researchers design & simulate all-inorganic lead-free CIGS & perovskite cells for 38.39% efficiency.
Oct 4, 2023 // Technology, solar cell, perovskite, efficiency, CIGS, Southeast University, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh
Silicon Soars to Record 36.1% Efficiency
Discover the record-breaking efficiency of Fraunhofer ISE's silicon-based multijunction solar cell: 36.1%! Their breakthrough nanocoating design and silicon TOPCon layer stack are perfect for limited-space applications like solar-powered cars, products & drones.
Sep 27, 2023 // Technology, Fraunhofer ISE, efficiency, silicon solar cell
17.48% Efficiency: Printable Mesoscopic PV Cells
Researchers from East China University of Science and Technology have developed a new manufacturing process for printable mesoscopic carbon perovskite solar cells (p-MPSCs): replacing metals & vapor deposition with carbon & screen printing for cost-effective production & high efficiency.
Sep 18, 2023 // Technology, China, Asia, efficiency, East China University of Science and Technology, perovskite solar cell
Boosting Solar Efficiency: Link Silicon & Perovskite
Researchers from Princeton University and KAUST have linked silicon and perovskite solar cells to boost efficiency and stability. Partial shading had no effect on the tandem solar module, making it an effective renewable energy resource.
Sep 7, 2023 // Technology, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, solar cell, perovskite, efficiency, KAUST, Princeton University
Bio-Inspired Solar Devices: Stability & Efficiency Boosted
Penn State scientists have found a cost-effective way to harness nature's wisdom to make more efficient, stable solar cells using perovskite material and synthesized biomolecules. Create larger devices without sacrificing efficiency or sunlight-to-electricity conversion.
Aug 17, 2023 // Technology, solar cell, perovskite, efficiency, Penn State
Indoor Solar Perovskites Power Future
Harness the power of the sun with innovative perovskite solar cells that offer clean, renewable energy for indoor applications.
Aug 16, 2023 // Technology, Italy, Europe, Asia, solar cell, perovskite, Iran, efficiency, Centre for Hybrid and Organic Solar Energy, CHOSE, Department of Electronic Engineering at Tor Vergata University of Rome, Department of Textile Engineering at the University of Guilan, GreatCell Solar Italia, Institute of Crystallography, IC-CNR, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences and Technologies at the University of Salento, Institute of Nanotechnology, CNR NANOTEC
First Solar: Quantum Dot Efficiency for Solar
Discover the world's first solar energy breakthrough with quantum dot efficiency – from First Solar. Learn more now!
Aug 16, 2023 // Technology, Manufacturing News, First Solar, efficiency, ubiqd, quantum dot
Eco-Friendly Hydrogen: OHP Photoanode Boosts Water Splitting
A research team has developed a highly efficient OHP-based photoanode for the production of hydrogen through photoelectrochemical water splitting. The team found that the addition of GTMACl to the OHP photoanode suppresses internal and external losses for an unprecedented efficiency.
Aug 14, 2023 // Technology, hydrogen, efficiency, GIST, Gwangju Institute Of Science And Technology, KRICT, lawrence berkeley national laboratory, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology
Optimizing Perovskite Solar Cells: Improved Efficiency & Lifetime
Perovskite solar cell technology takes a step forward with improved upper and lower interfaces, resulting in a conversion efficiency of 24.3%, long-term stability and efficiency of up to 22.6% in mini-modules.
Aug 7, 2023 // Technology, Europe, solar cell, perovskite, Belgium, efficiency, University of Hasselt at Energyville
Boost Solar Cell Lifetime with Metal Halide Perovskite
Researchers at imec and the University of Hasselt have developed a metal halide perovskite process to boost the lifetime of solar cells, achieving a conversion efficiency of 24.3% and a short-circuit density of 24.5 mA/cm2. After 1,000 and 1,850 hours, the cells retain 97% and 88% of performance, respectively. This process offers commercialization potential for perovskite solar cell technology.
Aug 4, 2023 // Technology, solar cell, efficiency, University of Hasselt
RoboMapper Revolutionizes Semiconductor Research
Discover how N.C. State and Brookhaven National Labs have developed RoboMapper: a robot technology that automates materials research, leading to improved solar cell efficiency, reduced costs, and energy savings. Validated results show promising performance for converting light into electricity.
Aug 4, 2023 // Technology, solar cell, efficiency, Brookhaven National Labs, RoboMapper
Organic Solar Cells Set New World Record
Research team at Fraunhofer ISE has developed a layer to boost the efficiency of organic solar cells. This could be a major step towards making renewable energy more accessible and cost effective.
Jul 19, 2023 // Technology, Germany, Europe, Fraunhofer ISE, organic solar cell, efficiency
Sun Repairs Space Solar Cells
Discover how researchers from the University of Sydney achieved 100% efficiency in perovskite solar cells after being damaged by proton radiation in low Earth orbit. Learn about their innovative combination of hole transport material and dopant, plus the discovery of fluorine diffusion being the cause of cell degradation.
Jul 19, 2023 // Technology, efficiency, perovskite solar cell, University of Sydney
Boost Perovskite Efficiency: Reduce Defects
Researchers propose strategy to reduce defects and improve performance of inverted perovskite solar cells. The team achieved an efficiency of 25.1% and maintained 97.4% and 98.2% of their initial power conversion after 1,800 and 1,000 hours. Adaptable for improved efficiency and stability of other perovskite materials.
Jul 17, 2023 // Technology, solar cell, perovskite, efficiency
Harnessing Sun's Power: The Record-Breaking Tandem Solar Cell
Experience the world's top tandem solar cells with record efficiency values of up to 33.7%. Expert teams from the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB) and other research institutes are now making these technologies available in principle and potentially low cost.
Jul 11, 2023 // Technology, solar cell, efficiency, HZB, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin