Thursday, 16 Jun 2022
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) under the US Department of Energy (DOE) has reported 25.5% efficiency for a tin-lead perovskite tandem solar cell, claiming that it retained 80% of its maximum efficiency after 1,500 hours of continuous operation.
Tuesday, 17 May 2022
Poland based perovskite solar technology start-up Saule Technologies along with its 20% stakeholder Columbus Energy have announced a strategic partnership with Google Cloud to explore distributed power generation and Internet of Things (IoT).
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.
Monday, 25 Oct 2021
South Korean researchers from Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) have claimed to have achieved the world’s ‘highest’ power conversion efficiency (PCE) of 25.8% for a perovskite solar cell.
Russia’s ITMO & Italy’s Tor Vergata University Researchers Tout 21.1% Efficiency For Halide Perovskite Solar Cell, Using Nanoparticle Paste
Tuesday, 21 Sep 2021
A paste made out of titanium dioxide and resonant silicon nanoparticles enabled researchers from Russia and Italy to achieve 21.1% power conversion efficiency for halide (MAPbl3) perovskite solar cells under a project supported by a grant from the Russian Science Foundation.
Chinese Solar Panel & Chemicals Maker Wonder Solar To Build Perovskite Solar Cell Production Facility With 10 GW Annual Capacity In Hubei Province: Media
Monday, 09 Aug 2021
Known and envied in the global solar market for its PV production lines with massive economies of scale, meaning double digit GW levels, China is full of companies that grab attention for their frequent announcement of more such GW level fabs for solar silicon wafers, cells and modules, as well as production equipment.
Germany’s Fraunhofer ISE Preparing To Spin-Off PV2plus As Spin-Off To Commercialize Copper Plating Technology For Silicon Solar Cells, Sans Rare Materials
Friday, 06 Aug 2021
German research institute Fraunhofer ISE is working on a technology to use copper plating to develop environment friendly high performance silicon solar cells without the use of rare materials as silver, which holds the potential to bring down total production cost for the industry.
Japanese Chemicals Company Green Science Alliance Invests In Kyoto University Spin-Off & Perovskite Solar Cell Start-Up EneCoat Technologies
Thursday, 01 Jul 2021
Kyoto University’s spin-off EneCoat Technologies Co., Ltd., developing a lead-free perovskite solar cell, has secured an unidentified amount of investment from Japanese chemicals producer Green Science Alliance Co., Ltd.
Solliance, TNO, Imec/EnergyVille & Eindhoven University Of Technology Achieve 18.6% Efficiency For Highly Near Infrared Transparent Perovskite Solar Cell, Leading To 28.7% Combined Efficiency For Perovskite-Silicon Tandem Cell
Thursday, 22 Apr 2021
European thin film solar PV research organization Solliance along with partners has claimed to have achieved 28.7% combined efficiency for a perovskite and crystalline silicon tandem solar cell, and 27% for a perovskite and CIGS tandem cell.
CEA-INES Report 18% Power Conversion Efficiency For Perovskite Solar Modules; Claim Technique Used Compatible With Integration On HJT Silicon Solar Cells For Tandem Architecture
Thursday, 25 Feb 2021
The team of the French National Solar Energy Institute (INES) at the country’s Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) have announced achieving 18% power conversion efficiency (PSC) of perovskite solar modules.
NREL Creates New Perovskite Material Called Apex Flex To Reach 23.1% Power Conversion Efficiency, Fit Enough For Vehicular Applications, At ‘200 Times Lower Cost’ Than Spaceship Grade Solar Cells
Tuesday, 06 Oct 2020
A team of researchers from the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) claim to have achieved a 23.1% all-perovskite tandem solar cell efficiency on glass that can be deployed for solar powered vehicles.
Professor Henry Snaith Of Oxford PV Awarded Prestigious Award, Becquerel Prize 2020 For Work On Perovskite Solar PV Cells
Tuesday, 08 Sep 2020
Oxford PV’s Co-Founder and CSO Professor Henry J. Snaith (in the picture) is the winner of Becquerel Prize 2020 and accepted the award virtually on day 1 of EU PVSEC 2020.
Versatility Of Solar PV Technology: Saule Technologies To Provide Perovskite Solar Cells For Animal Tracking Devices Under WWF Project To Save European Bison
Monday, 17 Aug 2020
In what goes on to prove the versatility of solar PV technology deployment across spectrums and surfaces, Saule Technologies of Poland will be using flexible perovskite solar cells to develop an animal tracking system that will run for over 10 years.
US Department Of Energy Invites Research Proposals To Advance Perovskite Solar Technologies; $20 Million Funding For Eligible Projects
Monday, 17 Aug 2020
The US Department of Energy is inviting applications as it plans to disburse $20 million funding to advance perovskite solar PV technologies.
Covered With Glass Blanket, Experimental Perovskite Solar Cells Pass Tough IEC Testing Standards For Heat & Humidity, Claim UNSW & University Of Sydney
Monday, 25 May 2020
The University of New South Wales (UNSW) and the University of Sydney in Australia claim to have produced a new generation of experimental solar cells using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GCMS) to pass testing standards for heat and humidity o.
Imec & Partners Announce 25% Power Conversion Efficiency For A 1cm² Thin-Film Solar Cell; Team Targeting 30% Efficiency Over Next 3 Years
Sunday, 01 Mar 2020
Percistand, a research consortium, has claimed 25% power conversion efficiency for a tandem thin-film solar cell over an area of 1cm² which the team believes is the first time these wafer thin cells have produced as much energy as traditional solar cells.
Joint Development Agreement Between Corning Incorporated & Energy Materials Corporation To Further Develop Roll-To-Roll Perovskite Solar Cell Printing On Glass Substrate
Monday, 24 Feb 2020
Two US technology companies are coming together to jointly develop low-cost, high-performance perovskite PV panels and products. The joint development agreement (JDA) was announced between Energy Materials Corporation (EMC) and Corning Incorporated.
Penn University Led Research Team Explores Higher Efficiency For Perovskite Solar Cells With Bacteriorhodopsin Protein Addition; Study Supports Biological Material Addition To Improve Perovskite Solar Cell Efficiency
Tuesday, 29 Oct 2019
Biological materials when added to perovskite solar cells can lead to higher efficiency, researchers led by Penn State University found out in experiments.
CSIRO Photovoltaics Performance Lab Verifies Australian National University Claim For 21.6% Efficiency For Perovskite Solar Cells Using Novel Nanostructured Material
Monday, 02 Sep 2019
The research team of Dr Jun Peng and Associate Professor Thomas While from the Australian National University (ANU) College of Engineering and Computer Science have announced a 21.6% power conversion efficiency for perovskite solar cells, claiming th.
International Research Team Led By Belgium’s KU Leuven cMACS Team Figures Out Way To Retain Blackness Of Perovskite Atoms To Help Boost Solar Cell Power Efficiency
Tuesday, 27 Aug 2019
Yellow coloured perovskites are no match for black perovskites in efficiently generating solar power, claim researchers led by Belgium’s KU Leuven University. But under room temperature black perovskites eventually turn the crystal into yellow.
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