Solar Technology & PV R&D News

Urban use ultralight flexible CIGS slim movie solar cells
The Korea Institute of Energy Research's photovoltaic Reseach Department has actually done well in establishing a flexible and also light-weight, high-efficiency CIGS thin-film solar cells on polymer substratum and also illuminating the devices of external antacid consolidation in CIGS solar cells utilizing sophisticated nanoscale evaluations.
Feb 28, 2020 // Technology, solar cells, Asia, Korea, flexible, CIGS, Jaeho Yoon
Quantum dot crossbreed HTJ cell with 12.82% effectiveness
South Korean scientists have actually established a crossbreed tandem solar battery based upon quantum dots as well as natural mass heterojunction (BHJ) photoactive products. If they proceed to decrease power losses in the quantum dot cell and also improve near-infrared absorption, they declare that the cell might get to an effectiveness price of around 15%.
Feb 28, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, South Korea, Asia, solar cell, efficiency, UNIST, BHJ
Incorporating tension as well as temperature level sensing units in crystalline silicon cells
Fraunhofer ISE scientists have actually incorporated stress and anxiety as well as temperature level sensing units within a PV module. They assert that the gadgets cover an extremely marginal part of the cells, which their communication with the cell as well as the module itself is rather minimal. The sensing units can be produced as part of a normal cell production procedure.
Feb 28, 2020 // Technology, Germany, Europe, Fraunhofer ISE, silicon cells
Juwi uses brand-new layer to procedures as well as upkeep profile
The developer of the product, German expert Pellucere, claims its advancement can elevate PV power return 3.5-4.2%.
Feb 27, 2020 // Technology, Germany, Europe, juwi, Pellucere, Jörg Grinsch
Perovskite solar cells constructed from pepper mint oil and also walnut scent artificial additive, stopping lead leak
POSTECH study group included Prof. Taiho Park as well as Junwoo Lee, a pupil in joint MS-PhD program created Alkoxy-PTEG, opening transportation polymers that could be liquified in pepper mint oil, by using ethylene glycol side chains when they generated high effectiveness perovskite solar cells. Additionally, they verified that this polymer caught dripping lead in the aged perovskite solar cells.
Feb 27, 2020 // Technology, solar cells, Asia, Korea, perovskite, POSTECH, Taiho Park, Junwoo Lee
Tape-record power performance with thin-film solar cells accomplished
Researchers from Hasselt University, imec, VITO, EnergyVille as well as global companions within the PERCISTAND consortium have actually ended up being the very first to attain a power performance of 25 percent with a thin-film solar battery. This implies that this paper solar battery creates as much power as a standard silicon solar battery.
Feb 27, 2020 // Technology, Europe, efficiency, thin-film solar cells, VITO, Bart Vermang
Code-based modeling for PV of the future
A British-Nigerian group of scientists asserts to have actually established a code-based method for solar modeling as well as simulation which might assist in far better choices in PV technology research study. The version can apparently be put on the research study of solar thermodynamics, cell product features, PV system style as well as power surveillance capacity.
Feb 26, 2020 // Technology, UK, Europe, PV modeling, MATLAB
Self-healing polymeric finish for natural PV
When subjected to ultraviolet light, a brand-new polymer created by Indian scientists can repair its very own fractures. The one-of-a-kind capability makes it an optimal prospect as a clever finishing for photovoltaic solar gadgets to avoid problems as well as raise efficiencies.
Feb 25, 2020 // Technology, India, Asia, organic PV, INST, DST, ultraviolet
Exactly how do solar cells function undersea?
Although cells shed a lot of their power return when immersed, they might not be ineffective. Scientists in India claim immersed cells could be utilized in checking sensing units as well as for various other business as well as protection applications. An amorphous silicon cell from Panasonic was checked in their research.
Feb 25, 2020 // Technology, India, solar cells, Asia
What's food preparation in Eni's PV laboratory?
Scientists at the Italian oil team are attempting to boost natural photovoltaics as well as bright solar concentrators as well as a brand-new supercomputer with innovative formulas will certainly help them with the solar power problem.
Feb 25, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Italy, solar cells, Europe, Eni, efficiency, organic
A multi-level inverter for solar water pumps
Researchers in India have actually evaluated a brand-new inverter geography with a single-phase, induction-motor water pump. The seven-level inverter, with 5 power semiconductor changes, is claimed to be specifically effective at lowering changing losses thanks to a pulse size inflection method.
Feb 24, 2020 // Technology, Inverters, India, Asia, water pumps
A graphite-doped tandem perovskite cell with 26.3% performance
Italian scientists have actually included graphene to the titanium dioxide electron careful layer utilized in a perovskite cell to raise chemical security. The two-terminal cell was made by piling 2 sub-cells which were produced and also enhanced independently.
Feb 24, 2020 // Technology, Italy, Europe, perovskite cell, efficiency, graphite, Mario Tucci
Moisture-resistant perovskite cell with 22.02% performance
Researchers in China have actually made use of a fluorine-containing Lewis acid therapy to create a perovskite cell that is stated to maintain in between 63% and also 80% of its first performance after 14 days under 75% as well as 85% family member moisture.
Feb 24, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, China, Asia, perovskite, efficiency
Future point of views on solid-state storage
Solid-state batteries are watched by lots of as one of the most encouraging innovation to prosper lithium-ion in numerous power storage space applications. Yet there are still lots of obstacles to large use this sort of battery. A global group of researchers has actually examined current progression with the innovation, as well as took a look at the type and also chemistry that business solid-state batteries may take.
Feb 24, 2020 // Technology, Storage, USA, China, Asia, North America, solid-state storage
Stopping lead leak in perovskite cells
A U.S. study team has actually made use of a lead-absorbing product to layer the front as well as back of a perovskite solar battery pile. When the cells were harmed, the scientists assert the movies caught 96% of lead leak.
Feb 20, 2020 // Technology, USA, North America, perovskite cells