South Korea

South Korean Researchers Revolutionize Lithium-Ion Battery Efficiency
Researchers at Chung-Ang University in South Korea have discovered that high-concentration electrolytes can improve the efficiency of lithium-ion batteries, making electric vehicles more practical and eco-friendly.
Feb 6, 2024 // Technology, Storage, South Korea, Asia, lithium-ion battery, efficiency, Chung-Ang University
23% Efficient 'n-i-p' Hybrid Solar Cells
The new monolithic tandem solar cell developed by Chonnam National University achieved 23% efficiency and a 2.1V open-circuit voltage. Fusing all-inorganic halide perovskites and other materials, it promises to revolutionize artificial photosynthesis and agri-voltaic applications.
Dec 18, 2023 // Technology, South Korea, Asia, solar cell, perovskite, efficiency, Chonnam National Universite
23% Efficiency: Open-Air Perovskite Tandem Solar Cells
Chonnam National University researchers have developed a hot air deposition technique for processing tandem solar cells that is simpler, more efficient and requires no humidity-controlled environment. The team achieved a 23.07% efficiency rating, 65°C & 85°C thermal stability, and a 21.82% efficiency for a practical 1 cm2 cell size. Further development on track for a 29.1% practical efficiency.
Dec 4, 2023 // Technology, South Korea, Asia, solar cell, perovskite, efficiency, Chonnam National University
South Korean Solar Giant Leaps into U.S. Production
Discover the significance of South Korean company Qcell's historic solar investment in Dalton, Georgia and the resulting economic impact on the U.S. solar industry, including incentives from the federal government and potential competition from overseas imports.
Oct 19, 2023 // Manufacturing News, USA, South Korea, Asia, North America, Qcell
Unveiling 21.5% Efficiency of All-Inorganic Perovskite Cells
Researchers at Chonnam University in South Korea have developed a new type of solar cell with 21.59% power conversion efficiency. Anti-solvent free hot-air method was used to fabricate the prototype, leading to 18.43% efficiency when scaled up. This could pave the way for widespread use of perovskite solar cell modules.
Aug 17, 2023 // Technology, South Korea, Asia, perovskite cell, Efficienc, Chonnam University
Photovoltaic panel effectiveness to increase 50% with "miracle" cells
" Miracle" tandem cells are stated to enhance solar panel effectiveness by 50% with the globe's initial commercialisation of perovskite solar cells
May 23, 2023 // Technology, South Korea, Asia, perovskite solar cell
Researchers establish binary blended hole transport layer for far better perovskite solar cells
Researchers from China's Chongqing University, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) as well as JA Solar Holdings Co., along with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) as well as Germany's CTF Solar as well as have actually made a perovskite solar cell based upon a binary blended hole transport layer (HTL) that apparently supplies much better efficiency than HTLs that depend on commonly used hygroscopic dopants.
May 4, 2023 // Technology, Germany, South Korea, China, Europe, Asia, UNIST, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CAS, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, perovskite solar cell, Chongqing University, JA Solar Holdings Co, CTF Solar
South Korea Plans to Quadruple Solar Power From Factory Rooftops
South Korea is intending an enormous growth of solar panels mounted on commercial roofs as well as parking lots as it looks for to conquer land restrictions slowing its clean energy transition.
Apr 12, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, South Korea, Asia
Oman awards 500-MW solar project to S Korea's KOWEPO
Korea Western Power Co. (KOWEPO) has won a contract to develop the 500-MW Manah I solar energy plant in north Oman and prepares to damage the ground on the project in the second fifty percent of 2023.
Mar 22, 2023 // Plants, South Korea, Asia, Oman, Solar Project, KOWEPO
Researchers use alkylammonium chlorides to regulate development of perovskite layers as well as achieve 26.08% effectiveness PSC
Scientists at South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), Chonnam National University and also Pohang University of Science and also Technology (POSTECH) have actually created a special perovskite solar cell that utilizes alkylammonium chloride (RACI) to regulate the development of defects in the perovskite layer.
Mar 2, 2023 // Technology, South Korea, Asia, solar cell, perovskite, efficiency, UNIST, POSTECH, Chonnam National University, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Pohang University of Science and Technology
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
Glennmont, SK D&D to set up South Korea solar player
Agreement complies with MoU from June this year as well as is targeting co-investment in 80MW of projects
Nov 29, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, South Korea, Asia, Glennmont, sk d&d
Qcells signs up with European group in new project to promote perovskite-silicon tandem cell commercialization
South Korea-based Qcells and also a European research study group (led by Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB)) have actually jointly established a pilot manufacturing line for silicon-perovskite tandem cells in Thalheim, Germany. The project intends to speed up the innovation's mass production as well as market infiltration. The project started on 1 November.
Nov 25, 2022 // Technology, South Korea, Asia, solar cell, HZB, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, Bernd Stannowski, perovskite-silicon tandem cell
Samsung sets objective to obtain 100% clean power by 2050
Samsung Electronics is shifting far from fossil fuels and aiming to totally power its international operations with clean electrical power by 2050, a difficult goal that professionals claim could be hampered by South Korea's small climate adjustment commitments.
Sep 16, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, South Korea, Asia, samsung
DNV companions with South Korean companies to check out floating solar opportunities
Quality assurance business DNV is teaming up with South Korean floating PV (FPV) component suppliers to check out business opportunities in the worldwide floating solar market.
Jul 22, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Floating PV, South Korea, Asia, Floating solar, Scotra, dnv, POSCO, solarpark