Solar Technology & PV R&D News

Researchers improve efficiency of low-cost solar cells
With worldwide energy-related co2 discharges getting to an all-time high in 2021, the demand for clean power is more important than ever. One such alternative to nonrenewable fuel sources is solar power.
Sep 28, 2022 // Technology, solar cells, efficiency, Chao Chen, Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics, WNLO
4 terminal perovskite-silicon PV tandem devices hit 30% efficiency
TNO, TU Eindhoven, imec as well as TU Delft, partners in Solliance, joined forces to further push the conversion effectiveness of tandem solar cells to past the limits these days's commercial solar (PV) modules.
Sep 28, 2022 // Technology, Europe, solar cell, Netherlands, Belgium, efficiency, TNO, Imec, Mehrdad Najafi, TU Eindhoven, TU Delft, Yifeng Zhao
Just how different shade problems influence performance of solar cells linked in series
Large obstacles, like clouds and also structures, can block sunlight from getting to solar cells, but smaller resources, such as dirt and also leaves, can likewise create similar problems. Understanding exactly how the loss of inbound radiation affects power output is necessary for maximizing photovoltaic modern technology, which converts light into electrical power and is an essential factor to the green energy change.
Sep 28, 2022 // Technology, American Institute of Physics, soalr cell, Huaqing Xie, Shanghai Polytechnic University, Shanghai Solar Energy Research Center Co. Ltd, Shanghai Engineering Research Center of Advanced Thermal Functional Materials
Goldi Solar Announces Entry into HJT Technology, 2025 Roadmap
Based on Goldi, it is the very first Indian producer to announce a 710 Wp module based upon the most recent HJT technology The brand wants to infuse over INR 5,000 crores as a part of its business expansion plans Plannedcell making facility in Gujarat, by 2023; succeeding scale-up capacity to 5 GW To raise module production from 2.5 GW to 6 GW Ramping up of labor force to 5,500+ across functions The new energy organization expansion will be directed right into auxiliary manufacturing, including aluminium framework, junction box, backsheet, etc.
Sep 26, 2022 // Technology, Manufacturing News, EPC, C&I, IPP, India, Asia, Captain Ishver Dholakiya, Goldi Solar, heterojunction technology, NSDC
Decoupling design of formamidinium-- cesium perovskites for reliable photovoltaics
Metal halide perovskites (ABX3) have actually become encouraging candidates for various optoelectronic applications because of their exceptional optoelectronic buildings as well as low-cost fabrication. Currently, the light-absorbing layer of the highest-efficiency single-junction perovskite solar cells (PSCs) is almost all based on FAPbI3 perovskite, achieving power conversion effectiveness (PCE) that is comparable to commercial crystalline silicon cells.
Sep 26, 2022 // Technology, China, solar cells, Asia, perovskite, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Yixin Zhao
Microsoft, Partners Launch Solar and Wind Energy Atlas-- GRW
It will be a first-of-its-kind living atlas intended to map and also gauge all utility-scale solar as well as wind installations on Earth. Microsoft is offering the AI as well as platform modern technology, Planet Labs is contributing the underlying satellite images, and The Nature Conservancy is superimposing the subject-matter experience to analyze the output.
Sep 26, 2022 // Technology, Plants, Microsoft, The Nature Conservancy, GRW, Jennifer Morris, Juan Lavista Ferres, Planet Labs PBC, United Nations Climate Change Conference
Solvent study solves solar cell resilience puzzle
Rice University designers say they have actually solved a long-standing conundrum in making stable, reliable photovoltaic panels out of halide perovskites.
Sep 23, 2022 // Technology, solar cell, Rice University, Aditya Mohite
Longi Produces New World Record For P-Type Solar Cell Performance
The cell performance is 0.65% greater than that of 25.47% launched earlier this year. The LONGi R&D group has actually enhanced the crystal drawing process in response to boosted need for efficiency signs for p-HJT wafers, such as resistivity as well as lifespan.
Sep 22, 2022 // Technology, solar cell, LONGi, solar module, cell efficiency, monocrystalline wafers, p-type silicon heterojunction
Researchers develop a cobalt-free cathode for lithium-ion batteries
Researchers at the University of California, Irvine as well as four nationwide laboratories have developed a way to make lithium-ion battery cathodes without making use of cobalt, a mineral plagued by price volatility and also geopolitical problems.
Sep 22, 2022 // Technology, Storage, USA, North America, University of California, Huolin Xin
Roof solar cells can be a boon for water conservation too
Electricity-generating roof solar cells not just minimize planet-warming carbon emissions, they likewise save a substantial amount of water, say a pair of Duke University researchers that have done the math.
Sep 22, 2022 // Technology, USA, North America, Duke University, Roof solar cells, Avner Vengosh, Erika Weinthal
Organic Solar Cell Innovation Improves Performance And Stability
Scientists at the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology have actually made a development utilizing water treatment for morphology control in organic solar cells. Morphology control is basically about making and putting really tiny particles in their functioning position. The exploration has actually improved the performance and stability of large-area organic solar cells.
Sep 21, 2022 // Technology, organic solar cell, Gwangju Institute Of Science And Technology, Dong-Yu Kim
LONGi accomplishes new world record for p-type solar cell efficiency
LONGi has introduced a new world record conversion effectiveness of 26.12% for its p-type silicon heterojunction (HJT) cell.
Sep 21, 2022 // Technology, Germany, Europe, solar cell, Institute for Solar Energy Research, LONGi, isfh, efficiency
Mortenson contracts with GPS-enabled pile driver to redirect workforce to various other tasks
The solar division at Mortenson has actually introduced a collaboration with Orteco, an Italian-based OEM, to create robotic equipment to advance the building and construction of solar power installations. The new GPS-enabled pile circulation system can run autonomously to exactly position piles across utility-scale solar sites during building.
Sep 20, 2022 // Technology, Mortenson, Trent Mostaert, Orteco, Eric Grenz
Carbon nanotubes increase effectiveness in "nanobionic" bacterial solar cells
Designers at EPFL have actually discovered a way to insert carbon nanotubes right into photosynthetic bacteria, which significantly improves their electric output. They also pass these nanotubes down to their offspring when they split, through what the group calls "inherited nanobionics."
Sep 19, 2022 // Technology, solar cells, EPFL, Ardemis Boghossian
Research team carries out research study of perovskite photovoltaic or pv modules
A research team has actually conducted a review of recent developments in perovskite solar modules.
Sep 19, 2022 // Technology, pv modules, perovskite, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hangzhou Dianzi University, University of Sialkot, Changzhou University, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Liang Chu