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.
Thursday, 19 May 2022
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has announced 39.5% efficiency for a new solar cell it has created calling it the highest efficiency solar cell of any type, measured using standard-1 sun conditions.
US Department Of Energy Sensitizing Local Governments To Adopt SolarAPP+, An NREL Developed Tool To ‘Drastically’ Bring Down Permitting Process For Residential Solar Installations
Friday, 16 Jul 2021
To fast-track residential solar installation permits, the Department of Energy (DOE) of the US government has launched Solar Automated Permit Processing Plus (SolarAPP+) tool, which it believes will cut red tape and make solar power cheaper and easier for homeowners.
We Energies, Wisconsin Public Service & Madison Gas And Electric Eye 465 MW Solar Solar & Storage Project; GP Joule Starts Construction On 106 MW Solar Portfolio In Canada; NREL & Accela Launch SolarAPP+; West Virginia Legislature Passes Bill For Solar PPAs
Monday, 03 May 2021
465 MW solar and storage project in Wisconsin: WEC Energy Group entities, We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service (WPS), have sought approval from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin in the US to purchase a 465 MW solar and battery storage project in the state, comprising 300 MW solar and 165 MW battery storage capacity.
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.
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.
US Air Force Research Laboratory Backing NREL Efforts To Bring Down Manufacturing Costs Of III-V High Efficiency Solar Cells Using D-HVPE Technology; Kyma Technologies & Ceres Technologies Joins Hands Too
Monday, 13 Jul 2020
The US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) is investing in a National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) solar cell technique to help bringing down manufacturing costs of III-V high efficiency solar cells so these can be used for widespread install.
NREL Fabricates Six-Junction Solar Cell To Achieve 47.1% Efficiency Calling It ‘Highest’ Solar Conversion Efficiency Under Concentrated Illumination
Wednesday, 15 Apr 2020
The US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) claims to have fabricated a 47.1% efficiency level for a six-junction solar cell. This is the ‘highest’ solar conversion efficiency measured under concentrated illumination, it said.
Ongoing ‘Industry First Multiyear Study’ On Bifacial Solar Panel Power Generation Technology By NREL & Partners Sees 9% More Production Than Monofacial Counterparts
Monday, 09 Mar 2020
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) sees ‘significant boost’ in energy generation from bifacial solar panels, basis early results out of a 3-year study the US research center is conducting along with industry partners.
NREL & NIU Researchers Deal With Lead-Toxicity To Create Safety Belt For Perovskite Solar Cells Without Impacting Cell Performance
Sunday, 23 Feb 2020
It is no news that lead is a toxic material that officials around the world have been banning from homes and human lives, but it is still needed in case of a next generation solar cell as it forms part of the light absorbing layer in a perovskite solar cell.
MIT & NREL Researchers Claim Use Of Thinner Silicon Wafers For Solar Cells Can Deliver Significant Cost Reduction For Individual Panels; Wafer Thickness Can Come Down To 40 Or Even 15 Micrometer
Wednesday, 29 Jan 2020
The thinner the better, that’s the suggestion of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) for silicon cells that will eventually result in lower costs of solar panels.
Time For Solar To Move Beyond Wealthy Single Family Homes In United States; NREL Report Sees 320 GW Rooftop Solar Potential For Low-To-Moderate Income Households
Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018
The ‘Rooftop Solar Technical Potential for Low-to-Moderate Income Households in the United States’ report of NREL provides background on a segment that could be as large as 320 GW in the US.
US Department Of Energy’s SunShot Initiative Achieves $0.06/kWh Average Utility Scale Solar Price Target 3 Years Early
Thursday, 14 Sep 2017
While the SunShot Initiative has already achieved its 2020 utility-scale average solar price target of 6ct/kWh, residential and commercial are well on their way to achieve their targets as well, according to a report from NREL.
American, French & Swiss Researchers Achieve Record Conversion Efficiency Of 35.9% on Silicon Based Multi-Junction Solar Cells Breaking Their Previous Record
Tuesday, 29 Aug 2017
The Center for Electronics and Microtechnology (CSEM) and the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), both from Switzerland, together with the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have announced new record conversion efficiencie.
Indo-US Report States Indian Power System Has Inherent Flexibility To Accommodate Variability Of Targeted Renewable Capacities
Monday, 03 Jul 2017
A new grid integration study stated it has confirmed the technical and economic viability of integrating 175 GW of renewable energy into India's electricity grid by 2022.
Monday, 10 Oct 2016
The US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) for the first time discovered how to make perovskite solar cells out of quantum dots and achieved 10.77% conversion efficiency using this technology.
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