Italian, German & Colombian Researchers Report 22.6% Efficiency For Flexible Perovskite Solar Cells For Indoor Use
Wednesday, 13 May 2020
International journal Cell Reports Physical Science has published a research work that claims to have achieved 22.6% of power conversion efficiency for flexible and foldable solar PV cells designed for indoor environments.
KAUST Researchers Use Tungsten Disulfide To Report 17% Efficiency Level For Organic Solar Cells; Team Targeting Higher Conversion With Further Research
Monday, 23 Dec 2019
Researchers at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia reported a power conversion efficiency of 17% for organic solar PV (OPV) cells after they used a hole-transporting layer made from flakes of a 2D material, .
MiaSole & Solliance Claim 23% Power Conversion Efficiency For Perovskite & Flexible CIGS Tandem Cell Through Process Improvement In Bottom CIGS Cell
Monday, 16 Sep 2019
In January 2019, US based flexible solar cell company MiaSole Hi-Tech and European Solliance Solar Research reported 21.5% power conversion efficiency for a perovskite and flexible CIGS tandem cell (see 21.5% Efficiency For Flexible Tandem Cell).
Fraunhofer ISE Achieves 34.1% Efficiency Level For Monolithic Triple-Junction & 24.3% Efficiency For III-V Semiconductor Layers Silicon Solar Cells
Friday, 30 Aug 2019
Fraunhofer ISE has achieved a new record efficiency level for silicon based solar cells, reaching 34.1% for a monolithic triple-junction solar cells.
US Government’s NREL Independently Confirms 20.56% Solar Cell Efficiency For MiaSolé’s Thin-Film Device Deposited On Stainless Steel Foil
Tuesday, 23 Jul 2019
Hanergy Group’s MiaSolé has reported a 20.56% efficiency for a CIGS thin-film cell on stainless steel which has been confirmed by US NREL.
Chinese Academy Of Sciences Confirms 24.38% Cell Record For JinkoSolar’s Cheetah Cells And 24.58% For N-Type Cells; TUV Rheinland Measures 469.3 W Power Rating For 72 Mono Module
Thursday, 06 Jun 2019
Chinese PV manufacturer JinkoSolar achieved a 24.38% maximum conversion efficiency for its cheetah size cells, the company declared.
Germany’s ISFH CalTec Confirms Trina Solar’s 24.58% Conversion Efficiency For N-Type Mono-Crystalline i-TOPCon Bifacial Solar Cell (Front Side); Fraunhofer ISE Certifies Canadian Solar’s 22.28% Efficiency For P-Type Multi-Crystalline P5 cell
Wednesday, 29 May 2019
Two solar PV products manufacturing giants from China have separately announced high efficiency records for their solar cells.
Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin Reports 21.6% Power Conversion Efficiency For Pure Perovskite & CIGSe Thin-Film Tandem Solar Cells; Shares Plans To Offer Independent Advisory Services For BIPV Technology
Wednesday, 06 Feb 2019
Using pure perovskite and CIGSe thin-film solar cells to create a tandem solar cell, a team of scientists at the Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin (HZB) has achieved a power conversion efficiency of 21.6%.
Hanergy Thin Film’s 24.23% Silicon Heterojunction Technology Champion Cell Sheet Termed ‘China’s Most Efficient’ By Japan’s JET
Friday, 01 Feb 2019
Hanergy says its SHJ technology can be used for several kinds of solar installations including BIPV. It has now reported conversion efficiency of 24.23% for a heterojunction cell.
Solliance & MiaSole Hi-Tech Report 21.5% Power Conversion Efficiency Using Perovskite Solar Cell On Top & Flexible CIGS Cell On Bottom
Friday, 01 Feb 2019
The team of Solliance and MiaSole achieved a 21.5% power conversion efficiency by bringing together perovskite and CIGS cell technologies. Pictured is a perovskite top cell with sample of a flexible Miasole CIGS cell.
JinkoSolar Achieves 24.2% Record High Efficiency For N-type TOPCon Monocrystalline Silicon Solar Cell Using Its HOT Cell Design
Wednesday, 30 Jan 2019
JinkoSolar has achieved a 24.2% record high efficiency for its n-type TOPCon monocrystalline silicon solar cell.
Japanese CIS Thin-Film Solar Module Manufacturer Solar Frontier Achieves 23.35% Thin-Film Cell Efficiency; Results Verified By Country’s AIST
Wednesday, 23 Jan 2019
Solar Frontier says its world record conversion efficiency of 23.35% for CIS thin-film cells was independently verified by Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology in November 2018.
CPVT Confirms LONGi Produced First Bifacial Monocrystalline Silicon PERC Solar Cell Exceeding 24% On Commercial Wafer Size
Friday, 18 Jan 2019
LONGi Solar has achieved 24.06% conversion efficiency for its bifacial monocrystalline silicon Passivated Emitter Rear Cell (PERC) using commercial wafer (M2) dimensions.
Arizona State University & University Of Nebraska-Lincoln Achieve 25.4% Power Conversion Efficiency For Perovskite-Silicon Tandem Solar Cell By Adding Chemicals To Perovskite Percursor Solution
Monday, 31 Dec 2018
A team of researchers from the Arizona State University’s (ASU) Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln announced it achieved a 25.4% efficiency for a tandem solar cell stack of perovskite and silicon.
Oxford PV Achieves 28% Power Conversion Efficiency For Perovskite-Silicon Tandem Solar Cell & Gets Certification From NREL
Sunday, 23 Dec 2018
Oxford PV has achieved 28% power conversion efficiency for its perovskite solar cells, beating its previous record of 27.3% efficiency for a perovskite-silicon solar cell announced in June 2018 (see Oxford PV Reports 27.3% Perovskite Cell Efficiency).
29.1% Power Conversion Efficiency By Hanergy’s Alta Devices For Single Junction Solar Cell Secures Fraunhofer ISE CalLab Certification; NASA Selects Company’s Technology At International Space Station For Possible On-Orbit Exposure Impact
Sunday, 16 Dec 2018
Alta Devices has achieved 29.1% power conversion efficiency for its single junction GaAs solar cell technology, which has caught the attention of US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
4-Terminal Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Photovoltaic Cell Of Belgian Research Institute Imec Achieves 27.1% Power Conversion Efficiency; Claims It Can Go Beyond 30% With Further Research
Wednesday, 25 Jul 2018
Belgium based research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics, energy and digital technology, Imec has announced a power conversion efficiency of 27.1% for its 4-terminal perovskite/silicon tandem PV cell.
Saturday, 16 Jun 2018
With all leading cell manufacturers now very active in PERC, in recent months it almost seems that we have reached a ‘mass production phase’ of new PERC records.
JinkoSolar Uses Selective Emitter Technology and Novel Passivation To Design P-type Monocrystalline Cell That Reaches Record Efficiency Of 23.95%
Monday, 14 May 2018
The world’s largest module supplier, JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. from China, said it has achieved a world record efficiency of 23.95% for p-type monocrystalline cells.
MicroLink Devices Achieves 37.75% Power Conversion Efficiency For 3-Junction Epitaxial Thin-Film Solar Cell On GaAs Substrate
Monday, 23 Apr 2018
US based technology company MicroLink Devices says it has achieved a 37.75% power conversion efficiency for a three-junction epitaxial lift-off (ELO) thin-film solar cell.
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