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It’s Production Time For Canadian Solar’s TopCon Facility & More From J.S Machine, Gaoce, UtmoLight
Thursday, 13 Apr 2023
Canadian Solar’s TOPCon facility put into production; J.S.Machine achieves RMB 302 million net profit; Gaoce to build 50 GW PV wafer fab; Construction begins for UtmoLight’s 1 GW perovskite production line.
24.9% Perovskite-CIGS Tandem Solar Cell Efficiency
Midsummer & UCLA Develop 4-Terminal Perovskite-CIGS Tandem Solar Cell With 24.9% Efficiency
Monday, 20 Mar 2023
Swedish thin-film solar PV company Midsummer and researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have achieved 24.9% efficiency for a perovskite-copper, indium, gallium, selenium (CIGS) tandem solar cell using 4-terminal (4T) architecture.
China PV News Snippets
SCHMID At TaiyangNews Conference On 28 Feb & More From Guao technology, Trina, LONGi, TCL Zhonghuan
Monday, 20 Feb 2023
Dr Christian Buchner from SCHMID Group to take part at TaiyangNews Cell Production Equipment Conference; Trina produces first 210+N monocrystalline silicon rod in Qinghai; LONGi announces silicon wafer prices; Guao Technology to produce HJT and perov.
24.5% Tandem Solar Module Efficiency Record
China’s RenShine Solar Reports ‘World Record’ Steady-State Efficiency For Perovskite Tandem Cell Module
Friday, 28 Oct 2022
Chinese perovskite solar technology company Renshine Solar (Suzhou) has announced achieving steady-state efficiency of 24.50% for all-perovskite tandem cell module, calling it a world record.
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DAS Solar And Shangji Automation Partner For Silicon Materials & More From Autowell, Daqo, Shuangliang Eco-Energy
Wednesday, 19 Oct 2022
DAS Solar to buy silicon materials from Shangji Automation; Autowell and Jinko sign RMB 140 million deal; Daqo New Energy to sell 46,200 tons of silicon material; Shuangliang Eco-Energy to sell furnace equipment to LiHao; Yaoneng’s perovskite/c.
US Announces $56 Million Funding Opportunity For Solar
US Department of Energy Invites Proposals To Support CdTe & Perovskite Solar Technologies As Part Its PV R&D And Solar Manufacturing Incubator Projects
Friday, 15 Jul 2022
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced a $56 million funding opportunity for commercializing silicon free thin-film PV technology, perovskites and for projects that promote reuse and recycling of solar technologies, as the country seeks to develop local and clean energy supply chain.
ZSW Develops Ecofriendly Coating For Perovskites
German Research Institute Uses Non-Toxic Solvent For Perovskites To Produce 16.7% Efficient Solar Cell
Tuesday, 12 Jul 2022
Germany’s Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) has reported achieving 16.7% efficiency for a 0.24 cm2 perovskite solar cell coated with a single non-toxic solvent, dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) using a blade coating m.
World’s ‘1st Perovskite Cell With 30-Year Life’
Princeton University’s Perovskite Solar Cell With ‘Commercially Viable Lifetime’ Of 30 Years
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.
24.9% Efficiency For Perovskite Tandem Cell
KIT Achieves 24.9% Peak Efficiency For Perovskite & CIS Tandem Solar Cells
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.
Tandem PV Raises $6 Million For US Pilot Fab
International Solar Manufacturer & US Utility Among Investors For US Perovskite Solar Tech Startup
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.
PERC Based Tandem Solar Cell
HZB & ISFH Combine Perovskite & PERC Silicon Cell, With Potential For 29.5% PCE
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.
25.7% Perovskite Efficiency With Quantum Dots
EPFL Researchers Boost Perovskite Solar Cell Efficiency Using Quantum Dot Layer
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.
Saule Technologies Targets Retail Sector
Polish Solar Tech Firm Offers Electronic Shelf Label Powered By Perovskite
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.
29.80% Record Tandem Solar Cell Efficiency
HZB Reports 29.80% Efficiency For Perovskite Silicon Tandem Solar Cell
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.
23.9% Efficiency For Perovskite Solar Cells
EPFL Led Research Achieves 23.9% Efficiency For Perovskite Cell
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.
15.1% Efficiency For Polymer Film Based Perovskite
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’s Commercial Perovskite Cell Installation
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.
Fraunhofer ISE’s Copper Plated Perovskite Cell Spin-Off
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.
Phosphate Salt To Restrain Lead From Mixing With Soil
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.
Scaled up with Almost No Losses
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.
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