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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Australia Funds Research to Commercialize Silicon-Perovskite Tandem Tech

Australia Funds Research to Commercialize Silicon-Perovskite Tandem Tech

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has awarded AU$2.78 million (~$1.9 million) in funding to the University of Sydney which has partnered with solar technology company SunDrive for research to ...
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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 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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Researchers Improve Stability of Thin Perovskite Films Using New Solvent

Researchers Improve Stability of Thin Perovskite Films Using New Solvent

Researchers claimed to have developed improved thin perovskite films with reduced defects and better stability under higher temperatures by introducing dimethylammonium chloride as a new crystallization agent after substituting the ...
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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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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 ...
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Reliance Acquires 20% Stake in Module Technology Firm Caelux for $12 Million

Reliance Acquires 20% Stake in Perovskite-based Solar Tech Firm Caelux for $12 Million

Reliance New Energy (RNEL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries, has acquired a 20% stake for $12 million in California-headquartered Caelux Corporation, a company developing perovskite-based solar technology to enhance ...
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Nanoparticles Increase Light Scattering, Boost Solar Cell Performance Research

Nanoparticles Increase Light Scattering, Boost Solar Cell Performance: Research

A team of scientists from Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) has found that nanoparticles boost the efficiency of solar cells not because of the up-conversion but due to enhanced light ...
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New Research Shows Perovskite Solar Panels can be Printed on Steel Atop Buildings

New Research Shows Perovskite Solar Panels can be Printed on Steel Atop Buildings

In a new three-year collaborative study between the Wales-based Swansea University and Tata Steel U.K., researchers found that perovskite solar panels can be printed on steel atop establishments using screen ...
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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 ...
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Researchers use Spacer Cations for Higher Conversion Efficiency in Perovskite Cells

Researchers use Spacer Cations for Higher Conversion Efficiency in Perovskite Cells

In a new study focused on increasing the power conversion efficiency (PCE) of perovskite solar cells (PSCs), materials scientists examined the non-radiative recombination sites in PSCs, which is one of ...
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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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Process Guided by Machine Learning to Boost Perovskite Solar Cells Production

Process Guided by Machine Learning to Boost Perovskite Solar Cells Production

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in collaboration with Stanford University, have developed a method called Rapid Spray Plasma Processing (RSPP), which is a process guided by machine ...
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Laser Ablation Helps Achieve Conversion Efficiency of 11.9% in a Mini Perovskite Panel

Laser Ablation Helps Achieve Conversion Efficiency of 11.9% in a Mini Perovskite Panel

A group of materials scientists from the University of Rome Tor Vergata in Rome, in collaboration with researchers in Germany, have reduced the cell-to-module losses in perovskite solar modules and ...
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Researchers Claim 23% Power Conversion Efficiency in New Inverted Perovskite Cell

Researchers Claim 23% Power Conversion Efficiency in New Inverted Perovskite Cell

Researchers from the University of Toronto's Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering studied the inverted perovskite solar cell structure at the Sargent Group lab in the quest to find an ...
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Engineers Develop Rapid Printing Method to Manufacture Perovskites Solar Cells

Engineers Develop Rapid Printing Method to Manufacture Perovskites Solar Cells

Engineers from Dartmouth Engineering in New Hampshire, in their recently published study, 'Eliminating the Perovskite Solar Cell Manufacturing Bottleneck via High-Speed Flexography,' claimed to have developed a rapid printing method ...
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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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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 ...
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Perovskite Solar Cells to Be Tested in Space

Perovskite Solar Cells to Be Tested in Space

To lower the cost of specialized photovoltaic (PV) panels used to generate electricity in space — like the ones used in Mars rovers and space probes — researchers at the ...
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Researchers Develop Device to Recover Waste Heat from Photovoltaic Units

Researchers Develop Device to Recover Waste Heat from Photovoltaic Units

Scientists from the University of Milano-Bicocca, University of Rome Tor Vergata, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology have fabricated a thermally-coupled electrically-separated hybrid thermoelectric, photovoltaic system (HTEPV)-based device based on a ...
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