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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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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Battery Tech Company Group14 Completes $614 Million Series C Funding Round

Battery Tech Company Group14 Completes $614 Million Series C Funding Round

Global manufacturer of advanced silicon battery technology Group14 Technologies said it has raised $214 million in additional financing and completed its $614 million series C funding round. The additional financing ...
BHEL Invites Bids for 1.25 Million DWS Multicrystalline Silicon Wafers

BHEL Invites Bids for 1.25 Million DWS Multicrystalline Silicon Wafers

Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has invited bids for the supply of 1.25 million 157 mm diamond wire-sawn (DWS) multicrystalline silicon wafers. The last date to submit the bids is December ...
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TOPCon Solar Cells Achieve 22.8% Efficiency With Plasma-Aided Atomic Layer Deposition

TOPCon Solar Cells Achieve 22.8% Efficiency With Plasma-Aided Atomic Layer Deposition

Researchers from China, Australia, and Singapore recently used a tube-type industrial plasma-assisted atomic layer deposition (PEALD) method and announced a maximum power conversion efficiency of 22.8% in a 613-Watt tunnel ...
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Researchers Develop PERC Solar Cells from Recycled Silicon

Researchers Develop PERC Solar Cells from Recycled Silicon

Researchers from the Fraunhofer Center for Silicon Photovoltaics (CSP) and the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE), in partnership with Reiling GmbH – a Germany-based recycling company of solar ...
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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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Tender Issued for 7.1 million Multicrystalline Silicon Solar Wafers

Tender Issued for 7.1 Million Multicrystalline Silicon Solar Wafers

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has invited bids for procuring 7.1 million 158.75 mm diamond wire saw (DWS) multicrystalline silicon solar wafers. The last date to submit bids is November ...
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REIL Invites Bids for 7,000 Monocrystalline, Mono PERC Solar Modules

Solar Module Prices Could Remain High Until Q1 2022

Solar module manufacturers believe that prices of Chinese modules are expected to stay high until the first quarter (Q1) of the calendar year (CY) 2022. Modules prices have gone up ...
/ / Modules, Solar
BHEL Invites Expression of Interest for Procuring Wafers for Manufacturing Solar Cells

BHEL Invites Expression of Interest for Procuring Wafers for Manufacturing Solar Cells

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has invited bids to enter into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with vendors for procuring silicon wafers for manufacturing solar cells to meet the annual ...
/ / 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, ...
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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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Pairing Metal Halide Perovskites with Silicon Solar Cell Could Enhance Cell’s Efficiency

Pairing Metal Halide Perovskites with Silicon Solar Cell Could Enhance Cell’s Efficiency

Researchers at Oxford PV, an Oxford University spin-off company, have asserted that combining metal halide perovskites with conventional silicon could overcome the 26% efficiency limit of solar cells made with only ...
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Rajasthan Electronics Releases Tender for 150,000 Multicrystalline Solar Cells

Rajasthan Electronics Releases Tender for 150,000 Multicrystalline Solar Cells

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the Indian government and Rajasthan, has invited bids for 150,000 units of 4.5W multicrystalline silicon solar cells. Bidders are not ...
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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Oxford PV’s New Record Efficiency of 29.52% for Perovskite Silicon Tandem Solar Cells

Oxford PV’s New Record Efficiency of 29.52% for Perovskite Silicon Tandem Solar Cells

Oxford PV, an Oxford University spin-off company, announced a new record efficiency of 29.52% for its perovskite silicon tandem solar cell. This record efficiency has been certified by the National ...
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Bids Invited for Supply of 300,000 Multicrystalline Solar Cells

Bids Invited for Supply of 300,000 Multicrystalline Solar Cells

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the central government and the Rajasthan government, has floated a tender for 300,000 multicrystalline silicon solar cells with a wattage ...
REIL Floats Tender for 200,000 Multicrystalline Solar Cells

REIL Floats Tender for 200,000 Multicrystalline Solar Cells

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the center and the Rajasthan government, has floated a tender for 200,000 multicrystalline silicon solar cells of 4.67W. Bidders are ...
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 ...
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REIL Invites Bids for 200,000 Multicrystalline Solar Cells Under DCR Category

REIL Invites Bids for 200,000 Multicrystalline Solar Cells Under DCR Category

The Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL) has invited bids for the supply of 200,000 multicrystalline solar cells of 4.50W and 4.60W capacity under the domestic content requirement (DCR) category ...
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Tender Issued for 5,000 Mono PERC Solar Cells, 200,000 Multicrystalline Silicon Cells

Tender Issued for 5,000 Mono PERC Solar Cells, 200,000 Multicrystalline Silicon Cells

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the center and the Rajasthan government, has invited bids for the supply of 5,000 monocrystalline passivated emitter and rear cell ...
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How Carbon Dioxide Gas Can Help Develop High-Performance Solar Cells

How Carbon Dioxide Gas Can Help Develop High-Performance Solar Cells

A group of researchers from the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia said they discovered a process for depositing silicon oxide on silicon wafers to ...
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These Transparent Solar Cells Can Generate Power Under Low-Light Conditions

These Transparent Solar Cells Can Generate Power Under Low-Light Conditions

Researchers at the Incheon National University claimed that they have designed a transparent solar cell that can generate power even under low-light conditions. The researchers explained that traditional solar cells, ...
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