Monday, 20 Jun 2022
Researchers with the Princeton University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science claim to have developed the world’s ‘1st’ perovskite solar cell with a ‘commercially viable lifetime’ of around 30 years when it can perform above industry standards.
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.
Thursday, 21 Apr 2022
California, US headquartered solar energy startup Tandem PV has raised $6 million for its Series A financing round with investors including an international solar manufacturer and a US utility company, to arrange funds for a pilot manufacturing fab in San Jose.
Tuesday, 01 Mar 2022
In what they term as the ‘1st’ time in the solar technology space, researchers from Hemholtz Zentrum Berlin (HZB) and the Institute for Solar Energy Research In Hamelin (ISFH) have put together a perovskite solar cell with a PERC/POLO silicon cel.
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.
Tuesday, 30 Nov 2021
Poland based perovskite solar cell technology company Saule Technologies has announced a new product offering in the form of a perovskite electronic shelf label (PESL), targeting the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) and retail industry segments.
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.
Toshiba Corporation Claims Highest Power Conversion Efficiency For Large, Polymer-Film Based Perovskite Solar Module; 15.1% Efficiency Was Achieved For 703 cm² Large-Area Perovskite Solar Module
Monday, 13 Sep 2021
Japanese electronics and engineering firm Toshiba Corporation has reported having achieved 15.1% power conversion efficiency for its 703 cm² large-area perovskite solar module calling it the highest for any large, polymer-film based perovskite PV module.
Saule Technologies Announces World’s ‘1st’ Commercial Installation Of Perovskite Solar Cells For PV Blinds Of Aluminum Producer Aliplast, Using Somfy’s Automation System
Tuesday, 24 Aug 2021
Perovskite solar cell technology company from Poland Saule Technologies has unveiled its 1st and the world’s ‘1st’ commercial installation of perovskite cells, in the form of photovoltaic (PV) blinds, sun breakers., it announced.
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.
Sustainable Perovskite Cell Production: EPFL Researchers Offer ‘Elegant & Efficient’ Solution To Prevent Lead From Perovskite Solar Cell From Seeping Into Soil & Water
Tuesday, 27 Jul 2021
The School of Basic Sciences at the Swiss Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) recommends transparent phosphate salt as a restrainer for lead from halide perovskite solar cells from getting absorbed by the soil when the solar panel stops working, breaks or gets wet.
KIT Scientists Made Perovskite Solar Mini-Modules Almost Without Any Loss Of Scaling, Reaching 18% Efficiency
Wednesday, 28 Apr 2021
Scaling up the surface area from cell to module level without sacrificing efficiency is a key challenge associated with the development of promising perovskites photovoltaics technology.
US Department Of Energy’s New Target For 2030: Cut Cost Of Solar Energy By 60%; Commits $128 Million To Encourage Deployments
Friday, 26 Mar 2021
After achieving $0.06 per kWh utility scale solar cost target in 2016, the US Department of Energy is now eyeing $0.02 per kWh goal to be achieved by 2030, up from current cost of $0.046 per kWh now.
GCL Optoelectronics Raises More Than RMB 100 Million To Build 100 MW Mass Production Line For Perovskite Solar Cell Modules
Wednesday, 10 Mar 2021
A subsidiary of China’s Golden Concord Holdings Limited (GCL), GCL Optoelectronics Technology Holdings Co., Ltd.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology Achieves 25.2% Perovskite Solar Cell Efficiency With ‘Precise Engineering’ Of Electron Transport Layer
Tuesday, 02 Mar 2021
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have reached 25.2% power conversion efficiency for perovskite solar cells which they claim ‘eclipses’ the efficiency of many existing solar panels.
Having Achieved 29.15% Efficiency For Perovskite & Silicon Tandem Solar Cell, HZB Researchers & Partners Confident Of Exceeding 30% Milestone
Wednesday, 16 Dec 2020
In January 2020, Germany’s Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin (HZB) researchers claimed a record efficiency level of 29.15% for a perovskite and silicon tandem solar cell hailed as the highest ever efficiency level achieved for these cells (see Perovskite Tandem Cell 29.15% Efficiency Record).
NREL Broadens Thermochromic Photovoltaic Research: Brings In Colorful Perovskites To Deal With Broader Range Of Temperatures; Sees its Potential To Lower Air Conditioning Use In Buildings & Vehicles
Friday, 23 Oct 2020
The US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) says it has achieved a breakthrough in developing a next-generation thermochromic window calling it thermochromic photovoltaic using metal halide perovskites to be used for windows that can lower the.
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.
Iowa State University Achieves 11.8% Conversion Efficiency For New Inorganic Perovskite Solar Cells By Eliminating Organic Components
Friday, 08 May 2020
Researchers from the Iowa State University have figured a power conversion efficiency level of 11.8% for new inorganic perovskite solar cells by stabilizing the cells at high temperatures.
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