‘Record’ Tandem Cell Efficiency
Oxford PV Claims 28.6% Conversion Efficiency For Commercial-Sized Perovskite-Silicon Solar Cell
Thursday, 25 May 2023
The University of Oxford spin-off Oxford PV has announced a ‘record’ efficiency of 28.6% for commercial sized solar cell using perovskite-silicon configuration produced at its integrated production line in Brandenburg an der Havel, Germany.
US Direct Wafer & Perovskite Producers Merge: CubicPV
Eyes On High-Efficiency Tandem Solar Modules, Direct Wafer Producer 1366 Technologies & Printed Perovskite Manufacturer Hunt Perovskite Announce Merger To Emerge As CubicPV
Monday, 28 Jun 2021
US based direct wafer technology company 1366 Technologies, Inc. along with printed perovskite solar manufacturer Hunt Perovskite Technologies, LLC (HPT) have merged into a single entity called CubicPV.
26.5% Efficiency For Perovskite-CIGS Tandem Cell
Solliance Solar Research & MiaSole Achieve 26.5% Power Conversion Efficiency For Rigid Semi-Transparent Perovskite & CIGS Tandem Cell
Tuesday, 16 Feb 2021
Solliance, the European thin film solar PV research organization, along with US based MiaSole Hi-Tech Corp have announced reaching a power conversion efficiency of 26.5% for a tandem solar cell, using a rigid semi-transparent perovskite solar cell on.
18.04% Efficiency For Perovskite BHJ Tandem Solar Cell
Ulsan National Institute Of Science & Technology, South Korea Reports 18.04% Power Conversion Efficiency For Hybrid Tandem Solar Cell
Monday, 08 Feb 2021
The Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has reported 18.04% power conversion efficiency for a hybrid tandem device bringing together spectrally matched inorganic perovskite and organic bulk heterojunction (BHJ).
25% Efficiency For GaAsP/Si Tandem Solar Cell
University Of Illinois Urbana-Champaign & Arizona State University Report 25% Efficiency For GaAsP & Silicon Tandem Solar Cell; Nanjing Researchers Claim 24.2% Efficiency For All-Perovskite Tandem Cell
Thursday, 08 Oct 2020
A team of researchers from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Arizona State University have achieved a tandem solar cell efficiency of 25% using gallium arsenide phosphide (GaAsP) and silicon (Si) solar cells, calling it III-V/Si epitaxial tandem solar cell.
25.9% Efficiency For III-V/Si Tandem Solar Cell
Fraunhofer ISE Reports 25.9% Power Conversion Efficiency For III-V/Si Tandem Cell Grown Directly On Silicon, Beating Previous Efficiency Of 24.3% In Less Than A Year
Tuesday, 11 Aug 2020
Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE) has reported a new record efficiency of 25.9% for a III-V/Si tandem cell grown directly on silicon.
24.16% Efficiency Claim for CIGS-Perovskite Tandem Cell
Fraunhofer ISE CalLab Certifies 24.16% Perovskite CIGS Tandem Cell Power Conversion Efficiency Claim By Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin
Friday, 17 Apr 2020
Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin (HZB) of Germany has announced achieving power conversion efficiency level of 24.16% for a tandem cell comprising perovskite and CIGS technologies.
25.7% Tandem Solar Cell Efficiency Reported
University Of Toronto Engineering & KAUST Researchers Claim 25.7% Power Conversion Efficiency For Perovskite-Silicon Tandem Solar Cell; Fraunhofer ISE Certifies
Thursday, 12 Mar 2020
Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy (ISE) has certified a 25.7% perovskite and silicon tandem solar cell that was created by researchers from the University of Toronto Engineering and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).
25% Efficiency Claimed For Thin-Film Solar Cell
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.
Perovskite Tandem Cell 29.15% Efficiency Record
Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin Reports 29.15% Conversion Efficiency For Perovskite & Silicon Tandem Solar Cell Confirmed By Fraunhofer ISE
Friday, 31 Jan 2020
German researchers reported a record efficiency level of 29.15% for a perovskite and silicon tandem solar cell.
23% Efficiency For Flexible Perovskite CIGS Cell
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).
Capitano To Explore Over 30% Efficiency For Tandem Cells
KIT, ZSW Researchers With Industrial Partner NICE Solar Energy To Explore Perovskite & CIGS Tandem Solar Cell Efficiency Of Over 30% Under Capitano Project
Friday, 06 Sep 2019
Germany’s Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) has launched a new project called Capitano with project partners Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) and CIGS solar module maker NICE Solar Energy to develop .
30.2% Efficiency For Bifacial Tandem Solar Cell
Energy Research Centre Of Netherlands & Solliance Claim 30.2% ‘Equivalent’ Power Conversion Efficiency For Bifacial Tandem c-Si/Perovskite Cell; Now Aim For 35% Efficiency Within 3 To 5 Years
Tuesday, 05 Mar 2019
ECN says to achieve the ‘equivalent’ efficiency level of 30.2%, the bifacial tandem device used a 4-terminal configuration, having separate circuits for the top and bottom cells that allow for ‘dynamic finetuning and optimization of the energy yield’.
21.6% Efficiency For Perovskite-CIGSe Cell
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%.
21.5% Efficiency For Flexible Tandem 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.
Tandem Cells Without Interlayer
Australian National University & California Institute of Technology Achieve 24% Conversion Efficiency For Tandem Cells Using Silicon & Perovskite Without An Interlayer
Friday, 21 Dec 2018
A team of engineers from the Australian National University (ANU) and researchers from the California Institute of Technology have developed a way to create a tandem cell without the need to have an interlayer, which they claim simplifies the struct.
Making The Case For Tandem Cell Technology
Arizona State University Research Team Explores High-Efficiency Tandem PV Modules As Substitute For Traditional Silicon Based Module Technology
Monday, 13 Aug 2018
Silicon single junction solar module technology that’s used rampantly for production is ‘more than 90% of the way to its theoretical efficiency limit’.
27.1% Perovskite/Si Tandem Cell from IMEC
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.
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