Thin-film photovoltaic technology combines effectiveness and versatility
Piling solar cells boosts their efficiency. Dealing with partners in the PERCISTAND project, scientists at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have produced perovskite/CIS tandem solar cells with an efficiency of nearly 25%-- the highest value achieved so far with this technology.
Jun 27, 2022 // Technology, KIT, efficiency, solr cell
A new perovksite solar cell effectively generates greater than 23% efficiency
A perovskite solar cell (PSC) with an one-of-a-kind passivation method based upon the application of guanidinium (Gua) and also octylammonium (Oa) spacer cations has actually gotten in the solar scene; thanks to a team of scientists from Flinders University, the University of New South Wales, and Australian National University.
Jun 15, 2022 // Technology, solar cell, perovskite, efficiency, University of New South Wales, ustralian National University, Flinders University
Chemist pursues response to why appealing solar cell product rapidly degrades
A Florida State University researcher is untangling the complexities of a product that researchers worldwide are attempting to manipulate to construct better solar cells.
Jun 15, 2022 // Technology, solar cell, efficiency, Florida State University, Lea Nienhaus
A technique to attain amorphous silicon solar cells with over 25% efficiency
Recently, designers worldwide have actually been creating various new technologies to generate and store energy more sustainably. These technologies consist of solar or photovoltaic cells, electrical tools that can convert the light from the sun right into electrical energy.
Jun 8, 2022 // Technology, solar cells, efficiency, KAUST, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CAS, Wenzhu Liu, amorphous silicon solar cells
Novel solar cell architecture executes well under real-world restrictions
Solar power is a clean as well as renewable resource of energy. Solar cells typically include a semiconductor material that soaks up sunlight and generates electricity.
Jun 2, 2022 // Technology, solar cell, efficiency, multijunction solar cell, University of Colorado Boulder
Hanersun introduces 580 W TOPCon solar module with 22.38% efficiency
Hanersun claims that its new TOPCon solar modules are suitable for residential as well as commercial roofs, as well as small-scale, ground-mounted PV plants. They have a temperature coefficient of 0.31%.
May 25, 2022 // Manufacturing News, solar module, efficiency, Hanersun
Heterojunction solar cell with 25.18% effectiveness, 85.42% fill factor
Scientists in China have actually fabricated a heterojunction solar cell with a 244.63 cm2 Czochralski n-c-Si wafer. They used light soaking to improve the dark conductance of the hydrogenated amorphous silicon films.
May 23, 2022 // Technology, China, Asia, heterojunction solar cell, efficiency, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CAS, Wenzhu Liu
A new conducting polymer complex to create stable and fully printable organic solar cells
In the last few years, engineers worldwide have been trying to establish even more lasting technologies to create electrical energy. Among one of the most promising amongst these solutions are organic solar cells.
May 23, 2022 // Technology, efficiency, organic solar cells, i-MEET, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Institute of Materials for Electronics and Energy Technolog, Yinhua Zhou
In the direction of more effective, non-toxic, and flexible thin-film solar cells
Climate change, among the major global worries today, has actually made it clear that fossil fuels are harmful to our atmosphere and are not a sustainable source of power. It is important to adopt clean sources of power, and also solar cells are a prominent prospect on this front.
May 13, 2022 // Technology, Japan, solar cells, Asia, efficiency, Ritsumeikan University, flexible thin-film solar cells, Jakapan Chantana, Takashi Minemoto
Large-area semitransparent perovskite PV module with 9.5% effectiveness
Singaporean scientists have created a semitransparent perovskite solar panels for applications such as building-integrated PV, vehicle-integrated solar, as well as clever glasses.
May 6, 2022 // Technology, Asia, perovskite, PV module, Singapore, efficiency, Nanyang Technological University, Monika Rai
Titanium oxide nanoparticle-based perovskite PV cell with 24.05% effectiveness
A brand-new perovskite PV cell based on titanium dioxide nanoparticles exhibits low effectiveness losses when scaled up from cell to module.
May 3, 2022 // Technology, Germany, China, Europe, Asia, perovskite, Switzerland, efficiency, solar sell, Mohammad Khaja Nazeeruddin
Alkaline polysulfide-air redox flow battery with 40% performance
UK researchers have actually developed a stable alkaline-based hybrid polysulfide-air redox flow battery that reduces "crossover" issues via a brand-new dual-membrane-structured flow cell.
May 3, 2022 // Technology, Storage, UK, Europe, efficiency, redox flow battery, Alkaline
EPFL achieves 29.2% efficiency for tandem solar cell with fully textured silicon
Researchers in Switzerland made substantial progress with a method to perovskite-silicon tandem cell layout that they state might become integrated right into existing silicon PV production. They have announced the success of a 29.2% cell efficiency-- not far from the total record for tandem cells, and confirmed by Germany's Fraunhofer ISE.
May 2, 2022 // Technology, Europe, solar cell, Switzerland, efficiency, EPFL, Christophe Baliff
Breaking performance records with tandem solar cells
Oxford PV layers perovskite over silicon to capture a wider wavelength range
Apr 27, 2022 // Technology, solar cells, oxford pv, efficiency, Chris Case
Jinko TOPCon solar cell reaches 25.7% effectiveness
JinkoSolar announced it has actually reached a solar conversion efficiency of 25.7% for its huge 182-mm n-type monocrystalline TOPCon solar cell. This result has been individually verified by the National Institute of Metrology, China.
Apr 27, 2022 // Manufacturing News, solar cell, efficiency, Jin Hao, Jinko TOPCon