Researchers Reduce Performance Losses in TOPCon & SHJ Solar Cells

Researchers Reduce Performance Losses in TOPCon & SHJ Solar Cells

Researchers at Hebei University, China have developed an organic solution that can compensate for performance losses caused during the cutting and separation process while assembling the shingle solar panels. The ...
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Researchers Improve Perovskite Solar Cell's Resistance to Degradation

Researchers Improve Perovskite Solar Cell’s Resistance to Degradation

Researchers at the École Polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and Sungkyunkwan University in South Korea have identified the cause behind the degradation of perovskite solar cells and developed a technique ...
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Researchers Produce Hydrogen Fuel from Air Using Solar Power

Researchers Produce Hydrogen Fuel from Air Using Solar Power

Researchers at the École Polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have invented a solar-powered device that is capable of harvesting water from the air for conversion into hydrogen fuel. The research ...
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Chinese Firm Announces Development of 710 Wp Heterojunction Solar Module

Chinese Firm Announces Development of 710 Wp Heterojunction Solar Module

Solar module manufacturing technology has been evolving rapidly over the last few years, with Chinese companies at the forefront of the development. The race for better and more efficient modules ...
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Solar-Powered Reactor Recycles Plastic and Gases into Sustainable Fuels

Solar-Powered Reactor Recycles Plastic and Gases into Sustainable Fuels

Scientists at the University of Cambridge said they have developed a novel solar-powered reactor, which can convert plastics into commodity chemicals and greenhouse gases into sustainable fuels. The research was ...
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Photovoltaic Industry Needs to Cut Silver Consumption to Avoid Supply Risks

Photovoltaic Industry Needs to Cut Silver Consumption to Avoid Supply Risks

Researchers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, have found that the current rate of reduction in silver consumption is insufficient to avoid the rising demand from the ...
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Researchers Say Cooling Measures for Solar Farms Improve Efficiency by 2-3%

Researchers Say Cooling Measures for Solar Farms Improve Efficiency by 2-3%

Researchers from Portland State University, the University of Utah, and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) said they have identified a new method to improve efficiencies at solar projects through ...
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Researchers Find a Way to Commercialize Next-Generation Lithium Batteries

Researchers Find a Way to Commercialize Next-Generation Lithium Batteries

Researchers at the Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology (DGIST) said they have developed a new electrolyte technology through magnetic nanoparticles that can improve both the stability and lifespan ...
IIT Researchers Discover Enzyme that Breaks Down Biomass into Bioethanol Fuel

IIT Researchers Discover Enzyme that Breaks Down Biomass into Bioethanol Fuel

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Guwahati, in collaboration with the University of Lisbon, Portugal, have found a bacterial endoglucanase enzyme capable of breaking down biomatter into simple ...
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Scientists Claim 22.5% Efficiency in a Perovskite-Silicon Tandem Cell of Large Area

Scientists Claim 22.5% Efficiency in a Perovskite-Silicon Tandem Cell of Large Area

Researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute of Solar Energy Systems (ISE) collaborated with industry partners to achieve an efficiency of 22.55% in a perovskite-silicon tandem solar cell measuring over 100 square ...
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Swiss Researchers Say Raised Perovskite Cells' Stability at 24.9% Efficiency

Swiss Researchers Say Raised Perovskite Cells’ Stability at 24.9% Efficiency

A team of researchers from École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, have developed a method that improves both power conversion efficiency and stability of solar cells based on pure ...
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Researchers Use Lead Acetate to Make Perovskite Cells with 21% Efficiency

Researchers Use Lead Acetate to Make Perovskite Cells with 21% Efficiency

Researchers from Monash University, Australia, in collaboration with the Wuhan University of Technology in China, said they were able to use lead acetate as a precursor in making formamidinium-caesium perovskite ...
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IIT Researchers Say Organic Solar Cell Turns Steel Roof into a Power Source

IIT Researchers Say Organic Solar Cell Turns Steel Roof into a Power Source

Researchers at IIT Kanpur said they have developed organic solar cells consisting of a combination of an organic polymer and PCBM --- an organic semiconductor --- on steel substrates that can ...
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LONGi Says Achieved 26.8% Efficiency in Heterojunction Silicon Solar Cells

LONGi Says Achieved 26.8% Efficiency in Heterojunction Silicon Solar Cells

After a year and a half of extensive research in heterojunction (HJT) solar cells, China-based LONGi Green Energy Technology said it has achieved a record efficiency of 26.81% for its ...
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IIT Roorkee Experts Claim 17% Efficiency in Perovskite Solar Cells

IIT Roorkee Experts Claim 17% Efficiency in Perovskite Solar Cells

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee, said they have successfully developed a prototype of a low-cost, high-quality perovskite solar cell that achieved a stable power conversion efficiency ...
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Scientists Use Silver in Tandem Solar Cells to Achieve Record Efficiency

Scientists Use Silver in Tandem Solar Cells to Achieve Record Efficiency

Scientists at Empa, Swiss Laboratories for Material Science & Technology, said they have developed a low-temperature technique using silver to produce a bifacial perovskite-CIGS (copper indium gallium selenide) tandem solar ...
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Tandem Solar Cell Achieves World Record with 32.5% Conversion Efficiency

Tandem Solar Cell Achieves World Record with 32.5% Conversion Efficiency

Researchers at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB) said they have achieved 32.5% conversion efficiency in tandem solar cells, which is the highest ever for this technology and also a world record ...
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Researchers Claim Aqueous Redox Flow Battery a Viable Option for Renewable Storage

Researchers Claim Aqueous Redox Flow Battery a Viable Option for Renewable Storage

Researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) claimed to have built a stable kilowatt-scale aqueous redox flow battery (AOFB) with high-performance organic redox-active molecules for renewable storage. The battery ...
Researchers Claim Paper-Thin Solar Cell Can Turn Any Surface into Power Source

Researchers Claim Paper-Thin Solar Cell Can Turn Any Surface into Power Source

Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) claimed to have developed an ultralight fabric solar cell that can turn any surface into a power source. This research was funded, ...
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Researchers Claim Sodium-Sulfur Battery Four Times More Potent Than Lithium-Ion

Researchers Claim Sodium-Sulfur Battery Four Times More Potent than Lithium-Ion

Researchers at the University of Sydney claimed to have developed a new, low-cost sodium-sulfur battery with four times the energy capacity of lithium-ion batteries. The success of the technology could ...
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Read more at: IIT Madras Deploys Wave Energy Generator off Tamil Nadu Coast

IIT Madras Deploys Wave Energy Generator off Tamil Nadu Coast

Researchers at IIT Madras claimed to have developed an energy converter that can generate electricity from sea waves. Trials were completed successfully in the second week of November. The test ...
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Researchers Claim Photovoltaic Windows Can Cut Energy Use in Buildings by 40%

Researchers Claim Photovoltaic Windows Can Cut Energy Use in Buildings by 40%

A team of researchers from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the University of Wisconsin, Stout, have said glass-walled buildings can be made 40% more energy efficient through the ...
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Researchers Claim Water Treatment Raises Organic Solar Cell Efficiency

Researchers Claim Water Treatment Raises Organic Solar Cell Efficiency

A team of researchers from the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), South Korea has claimed that using a certain amount of deionized (DI) water prevents the aggregation of ...
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Researchers Claim 21% and Higher Efficiency in Perovskite-CIGS Tandem Cells

Researchers Claim 21% and Higher Efficiency in Perovskite-CIGS Tandem Cells

A team of researchers from the Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) in Stuttgart, Germany, has combined perovskite with copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS) to build a tandem ...
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Researchers Claim Perovskite Tandem Solar Cell Shows 27.4% Efficiency

Researchers Claim Perovskite Tandem Solar Cell Shows 27.4% Efficiency

A team of researchers from Northwestern University, the University of Toronto, and the University of Toledo claim to have developed an all-perovskite tandem solar cell with a conversion efficiency of ...
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