Tuesday, 11 Oct 2022
Chinese solar cell equipment producer Jiangsu Leadmicro Nano-Technology Co Ltd has reported a ‘breakthrough’ with an average mass production efficiency of 25% for its GW level TOPCon production line that uses atomic layer deposition (ALD) Enabled Photovoltaics (AEP) technology.
LONGi Claims ‘Record’ Efficiency For P-HJT Cell; Announces Plan To Explore Outer Space For Clean Energy Exploration
Tuesday, 20 Sep 2022
Chinese integrated solar PV producer LONGi Green Energy Technology has reported achieving the highest ‘record’ for p-type silicon solar cell efficiency with 26.12% for its silicon heterojunction (p-HJT) cell made out of the company’s own gallium-doped p-type silicon wafers.
Friday, 02 Sep 2022
The US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and team of researchers from University of Toledo, the University of Colorado–Boulder, and the University of California–San Diego have reported a ‘record’ 24% certified stabilized efficiency .
First Time A Very Large N-Type TOPCon Cell Based PV Module Was Measured Above 24% Aperture Efficiency Level According To Trina Solar
Friday, 26 Aug 2022
Chinese solar PV company Trina Solar has reported achieving 24.24% ‘record’ aperture module efficiency for its Vertex module with 210 mm x 210 mm high-efficiency n-type i-TOPCon solar cells, on an area of 2.807 m².
Tuesday, 02 Aug 2022
Researchers from Australia’s University of New South Wales (UNSW) explore challenges for perovskite solar cells under reverse-bias conditions, and propose strategies to address them in new study published in scientific journal Joule.
French Research Institute CEA-INES Report New ‘Record’ Efficiency For Flexible Perovskite Solar Modules
Monday, 27 Jun 2022
Researchers from France’s National Solar Energy Institute (INES), under the French renewable energy technology research institute CEA, have claimed a maximum power conversion efficiency of 18.95% for encapsulated flexible perovskite solar modul.
Wednesday, 15 Jun 2022
A team of researchers from Germany’s Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have reported achieving 24.9% peak and 23.5% certified efficiency for a tandem solar cell comprising perovskite and copper indium diselenide (CIS) materials.
Tuesday, 19 Apr 2022
A group of researchers from the University of Wuppertal, Germany have announced 24% power conversion efficiency for perovskite and organic tandem solar cells, claiming it to be a new world record for this kind of tandem.
Friday, 01 Apr 2022
Chinese solar PV company LONGi Solar has announced achieving 25.40% power conversion efficiency for its indium-free heterojunction (HJT) solar cells validated in testing by Germany’s Institute for Solar Energy Research (ISFH) in Hamelin.
Tuesday, 29 Mar 2022
Vertically integrated solar PV company from China LONGi Solar has claimed to have achieved a ‘new world record’ power conversion efficiency of 25.47% for large size Gallium-doped P-type heterojunction (HJT) solar cell on M6 monocrystalline wafer size.
Friday, 18 Mar 2022
Chinese solar cell equipment maker Maxwell and Australian metallization technology company SunDrive have announced a full area conversion efficiency of 26.07% for a heterojunction (HJT) solar cell based on M6 wafer size, made using a mass manufacturing process and no silver.
Tuesday, 01 Mar 2022
Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE) has reported a peak cell efficiency of 24% for bifacial TOPCon solar cells plated with nickel/copper/silver contacts, in which silver consumption was reduced by over 90%.
Wednesday, 26 Jan 2022
A team of researchers led by Switzerland’s Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) claim to have achieved a ‘record’ power conversion efficiency of 25.7% for perovskite solar cells of 0.08 cm² by using a quantum dot layer, which also boosted operational stability.
Thursday, 23 Dec 2021
Toshiba Corporation of Japan claims to have achieved the world’s ‘highest level’ for a transparent cuprous oxide or Cu2O solar top cell, reporting it as 8.4% in the ‘lowest-impurity’ thin film.
Facing Technological Advancements & Larger Wafer Formats In PERC As Challenges, Industry Is TOPCon Ready With Up To 50 GW Production Expected Till 2022-End
Saturday, 18 Dec 2021
The 3rd and the final day of TaiyangNews High Efficiency Solar Technologies Conference on December 16, 2021 focused on TOPCon technology that’s considered as one of the possible contenders—apart from HJT—to take over the mantle from PERC sometime in the future.
Solar PV Industry Gearing Up For Microcrystalline Silicon Heterojunction Technology; Coordinated Effort From All Needed To Lower Costs
Thursday, 16 Dec 2021
Day 2 of TaiyangNews High Efficiency Solar Technologies Conference was dedicated toheterojunction (HJT) technology that has caught the fancy of cell and module makers due to less production steps it requires while producing higher output than Passiva.
Solar PV Leading Global Energy Market Transformation, Led By PERC Cell Technology; Need To Establish Supply Chain Beyond China
Wednesday, 15 Dec 2021
It took its own sweet time from the time of invention to enter mass production for Passivated Emitter and Rear Contact (PERC) but then it quickly took over the market and is now the world’s most widely used solar PV technology.
Monday, 22 Nov 2021
Researchers at Germany’s Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin (HZB) have exceeded their previous perovskite and silicon tandem solar cell efficiency of 29.15% to now report 29.80%, inching very close to breaching the 30% target they have set for themselves (s.
Wednesday, 17 Nov 2021
Using a 3D chemistry approach to better the manufacturing process of perovskite solar cells, a team of researchers led by Switzerland’s École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) has announced achieving a perovskite solar cell efficiency of 23.9%, on an active area of 26 cm².
Friday, 29 Oct 2021
LONGi Solar says it has set a new world record for heterojunction (HJT) solar cell power conversion efficiency with 26.30%, and that it is the world’s ‘highest’ efficiency for a front-back contact (FBC), meaning the cell has contacts on both sides and is not a back contact cell.
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