solar cells

Toyota & EneCoat: Carbon-Neutral Automotive PSCs
EneCoat and Toyota Motor Corporation join forces to develop and commercialize highly efficient automotive perovskite solar cells to contribute to achieving carbon neutrality. Their joint venture seeks to advance renewable energy, self-sufficiency, and power generation efficiency.
Jun 30, 2023 // Technology, solar cells, perovskite, Toyota Motor, EneCoat
Low-Cost Perovskite Solar Cells: Nickel-Doped Graphite Solution
Explore the potential of cost-effective perovskite solar cells. Researchers from multiple institutions have developed an alternative to using costly metals with a nickel-doped graphite layer and a bismuth-indium alloy layer, enabling a simple painting process for low-cost fabrication. With the potential to reduce manufacturing costs by up to 1000x, solar energy may become more accessible.
Jun 27, 2023 // Technology, solar cells, perovskite, graphite
33.5% Conversion Efficiency: LONGi Solar Cells
LONGi achieves world-leading conversion efficiency of 33.5%, leading the charge in photovoltaic industry growth and development. Discover how the company is pushing the boundaries of what’s possible.
Jun 16, 2023 // Technology, Manufacturing News, solar cells, LONGi, efficiency
Scientist design titanium dioxide sponge to prevent lead leak in perovskite solar cells
Scientists from CNR-IMM, CNR-IPCB, CNR-NANOTEC, Università Degli Studi di Messina and also the University of Basel have revealed that lead leak can be prevented by using a transparent titanium dioxide (TiO2) sponge in a semitransparent solar cell. The gadget has demonstrated similar effectiveness to semi-transparent perovskite tools as well as has an average visible transmittance (AVT) of 31.4%.
Jun 8, 2023 // Technology, solar cells, solar cell, perovskite, CNR-IMM, CNR-IPCB, CNR-NANOTEC, Università Degli Studi di Messina, University of Basel
Scientists report new methods to enhance stability and also efficiency of perovskite solar cells
Researchers from Purdue University, University of California and also the University of Kentucky have actually created a new perovskite interlayer that supposedly exhibits both superior thermal and also moisture stability in ambient conditions.
Jun 8, 2023 // Technology, solar cells, perovskite, efficiency
Fraunhofer ISE releases 2 new projects to support the scale-up of perovskite-silicon tandem solar cells
Perovskite-silicon tandem solar cells guarantee efficiencies of over 30 percent, as well as it appears that new globe efficiency worths are gotten to in an increasing rate.
Jun 7, 2023 // Technology, solar cells, Fraunhofer ISE, perovskite
Proposed style can double the performance of light-weight solar cells for space-based applications
When it involves providing energy for space exploration and settlements, commonly offered solar cells made of silicon or gallium arsenide are still too hefty to be probably delivered by rocket.
Jun 7, 2023 // Technology, solar cells
Researchers create flexible monocrystalline silicon solar cells
A big group of technologists associated with numerous institutions in China, collaborating with two coworkers from Germany and also an additional two from Saudi Arabia, has located a way to create flexible monocrystalline silicon solar cells.
May 26, 2023 // Technology, Saudi Arabia, Germany, China, solar cells, Europe, Asia, silicon
Scientist layout novel HTMs for perovskite quantum dot solar cells
Scientist fromKorea's Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Ajou University, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST) and Kookmin University have actually made new polymeric hole transport products that constitute a crucial component in perovskite quantum dot solar cells, leading to considerable increase in their effectiveness.
May 22, 2023 // Technology, solar cells, Asia, Korea, perovskite, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology, DGIST, POSTECH, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Ajou University, Kookmin University
Qcells to spend USD 100m as part of race for perovskite tandem cells
Solar products maker Qcells, a subsidiary of Seoul-based Hanwha Solutions Corp with German roots, today revealed a USD-100-million (EUR 91.9 m) financial investment in a pilot line targeted at speeding up the commercialisation of perovskite-based tandem cells.
May 18, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, solar cells, perovskite, Qcells
Kaneka establishes perovskite/heterojunction crystalline silicon tandem solar cells with 29.2% effectiveness
Japan-based chemicals business, Kaneka, has actually reported the design of a two-terminal (2T) perovskite-crystalline tandem solar cell making use of a 145 μm thick commercial Czochralski (CZ) silicon wafer.
May 15, 2023 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Japan, solar cells, Asia, perovskite, Kaneka, efficiency
Swiss Solar Producer Meyer Burger Ready To Establish Presence in Australian Market
Meyer Burger will offer its product portfolio "Made in Germany, made in Switzerland" at the country's largest solar trade show, the Smart Energy Conference as well as Exhibition from May 3 to 5 in Sydney. BayWa r.e. will be Meyer Burger's first distributor in Australia.
May 1, 2023 // Manufacturing News, solar cells, meyer burger, solar modules, solar energy systems, Solar Valley
Researchers recognize 13.8% certified effectiveness of kesterite solar cells
A research study team led by Prof. Meng Qingbo from the Institute of Physics (IOP) of the Chinese Academy of Science (CAS) as well as Prof. Xin Hao from Nanjing University of Posts as well as Telecommunications has actually reported 13.8% accredited effectiveness of emerging kesterite solar cells. The research study was released in Nature Power on April 13.
Apr 18, 2023 // Technology, solar cells, efficiency, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Meng Qingbo
Gentle method allows for eco-friendly recycling of solar cells
By utilizing a new method, rare-earth elements can be successfully recouped from thin-film solar cells. This is revealed by new research study from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. The method is additionally extra environmentally friendly than previous methods of recycling and also leads the way for more versatile and extremely effective solar cells.
Apr 14, 2023 // Technology, Sweden, solar cells, Europe, Chalmers University of Technology
HJT Module of Huasun Himalaya Claims to Develop Efficiency Record
Himalaya G12-132 modules are asserted to be at the very least 6%to 8% greater than other kinds of large-size modules. The HJT module was just recently licensed by testing organization TÜV SÜD.
Mar 22, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Solar Energy, solar cells, Risen Energy, TÜV SÜD, solar module, HJT modules, module efficiency, Huasun, Huasun Himalaya