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 ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Rajasthan Invites Bids for 113 MW Solar Projects Under PM KUSUM

Solar PV Soiling Likely to Cut 4-5% of Energy Production Worldwide in 2023

The soiling of solar photovoltaic systems from dust and snow could lead to a loss of €4-7 ($4.3-7.6 billion) in 2023 which is equivalent to a 4-5% loss in energy ...
/ / Other, Solar
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 ...
/ / Solar, Technology
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 ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Panel Wants Dedicated Agencies in States to Enforce Efficient Energy Use

Panel Wants Dedicated Agencies in States to Enforce Efficient Energy Use

A parliamentary committee has asked the Ministry of Power (MoP) to ensure that all states set up standalone State Designated Agencies (SDA) to facilitate and enforce the efficient use of ...
/ / Energy Efficiency, Other
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 ...
/ / Solar, Technology
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 ...
/ / Solar, Technology
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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Jinko Solar Achieves Record Conversion Efficiency of 26.1% in N-type TOPCon Module

Jinko Solar Achieves Record Conversion Efficiency of 26.1% in N-type TOPCon Module

China-based solar cell and module manufacturer Jinko Solar announced achieving a record maximum solar conversion efficiency of 26.1% in its 182 mm N-type module, which is Jinko's latest TOPCon (tunnel ...
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Four-terminal Architecture Push Perovskite Cells' Performance to Over 30% Efficiency

Four-terminal Architecture Push Perovskite Cells’ Performance to Over 30% Efficiency

Recent efforts by TNO, TU Eindhoven, imec, and TU Delft, partners in Solliance, a solar research institute in the Netherlands, claim to have pushed the conversion efficiency of tandem solar ...
/ / Solar, Technology
LONGi Solar Records Revenue Surge of 44% YoY in 1H 2022

LONGi Solar Records Revenue Surge of 44% YoY in 1H 2022

China-based supplier of solar photovoltaic modules and solutions LONGi Solar posted a year-over-year (YoY) increase of 44% in net revenue at ¥50.4 billion (~$7.32 billion) during the first half (1H) ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
2D Cations in Tin-Lead Perovskite Solar Cells Increase Conversion Efficiency to 25.5%

2D Cations in Tin-Lead Perovskite Solar Cells Increase Conversion Efficiency to 25.5%

Scientists from the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) developed a new tin-lead perovskite tandem cell merging different layers of two chemical compounds achieving a power conversion efficiency (PCE) of ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Fraunhofer Researchers Claim Record Efficiency of 47.6% for a Four-Junction Solar Cell

Fraunhofer Researchers Claim Record Efficiency of 47.6% for a Four-Junction Solar Cell

Researchers from the Fraunhofer ISE’s Center for High-Efficiency Solar Cells claimed to have achieved a power conversion efficiency of 47.6% in a multijunction solar cell (III-V) using an anti-reflection coating ...
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Researchers Claim Higher Conversion Efficiencies in Perovskite-Based Solar Glass

Researchers Claim Higher Conversion Efficiencies in Perovskite-Based Solar Glass

Researchers from the ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science recently demonstrated power conversion efficiencies of 15.5% and 4.1% in solar glass, with varying prototype semiconductor solar cells made of ...
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Perovskites Pass the Heat Test to Offer a Viable Alternative to Silicon Solar Cells

Perovskites Pass the Heat Test to Offer a Viable Alternative to Silicon Solar Cells

Researchers at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) claimed to have achieved a significant milestone through the first-ever successful damp-heat test of perovskite solar cells. The damp-heat ...
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Researchers Claim 29.8% Conversion Efficiency in Perovskite Silicon Tandem Solar Cell

Researchers Claim 29.8% Conversion Efficiency in Perovskite Silicon Tandem Solar Cell

Researchers from Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB) have claimed to have set a new conversion efficiency record of 29.80% in a tandem solar cell made of perovskite and silicon. The result was ...
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Rajasthan Electronics Floats Tender for 10,000 Polycrystalline Solar Modules

Rajasthan Electronics Floats Tender for 10,000 Polycrystalline Solar Modules

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the Union and the Rajasthan governments, has invited bids to procure 5,000 polycrystalline solar modules of 330 W and 335 ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Researchers Find a Way to Prevent Electric Current Loss in Organic Solar Cells

Researchers Find a Way to Prevent Electric Current Loss in Organic Solar Cells

Researchers at the University of Cambridge claimed to have found a way to prevent the loss of electric current that declines the efficiency of organic solar cells. Organic solar cells are flexible, ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Nanoparticle Paste to Maximize Perovskite Solar Cells' Efficiency Developed

Nanoparticle Paste to Maximize Perovskite Solar Cells’ Efficiency Developed

Researchers at the ITMO University's School of Physics and Engineering have developed a paste of titanium dioxide and resonant silicon nanoparticles to maximize perovskite solar cells' efficiency. The paste increases the generation ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Researchers Develop Efficient and Non-Toxic Tin Monosulfide Solar Cell

Researchers Develop Efficient and Non-Toxic Tin Monosulfide Solar Cell

A team of researchers at the Tohoku University, Japan, have claimed that they have created an efficient tin monosulfide (SnS) solar cell that can help promote affordable and clean energy ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Researchers Develop Method To Enhance Efficiency of Perovskite Solar Cells

Researchers Develop Method to Enhance Efficiency of Perovskite Solar Cells

Researchers at the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea, have claimed that they have developed a new method to increase perovskite solar cells' efficiency by utilizing ions. The ...
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Chennai Researchers Claim a New Method to Improve Multicrystalline Silicon Ingots

Chennai Researchers Claim a New Method to Improve Multicrystalline Silicon Ingots

Researchers at the SSN College of Engineering, Chennai, have claimed that they have developed high-performance multicrystalline silicon ingots through the directional solidification (DS) method. The researchers explained that multicrystalline silicon ...
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Researchers Aim to Develop Solar Minimodules With a Conversion Efficiency of Over 15%

Researchers Aim to Develop Solar Minimodules With a Conversion Efficiency of Over 15%

A team of researchers at the University of Bristol, in collaboration with researchers from Northumbria University and Loughborough University, aim to develop solar minimodules with a conversion efficiency of over ...
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A Foldable Solar Cell With Conversion Efficiency of 15.2%

A Foldable Solar Cell With Conversion Efficiency of 15.2%

An international team of researchers at the Pusan National University, South Korea, have claimed that they have developed a foldable solar cell that could be integrated into everyday appliances. Existing ...
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New Perovskite Silicon Tandem Solar Cell with Record Efficiency of 29.15%

New Perovskite Silicon Tandem Solar Cell with Record Efficiency of 29.15%

A team of researchers from Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB) announced that they have set a new conversion efficiency record of 29.15% in a tandem solar cell made of perovskite and silicon ...
/ / Solar, Technology
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