Swiss Scientists Claim Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Can Achieve up to 30.2% Efficiency

Swiss Scientists Claim Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Can Achieve up to 30.2% Efficiency

The researchers at Switzerland's École Polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) claimed to have developed dye-sensitized solar cells (DSCs) with a power conversion efficiency of 15.2% in direct sunlight and up ...
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Increased N-Type Module Shipments Push Jinko Solar's Q3 2022 Revenue Up 128% YoY

Increased N-Type Module Shipments Push Jinko Solar’s Q3 2022 Revenue Up 128% YoY

Chinese cell and module manufacturer Jinko Solar’s revenue for the third quarter (Q3) of 2022 rose to RMB19.52 billion (~$2.74 billion), increasing by 127.8% year-over-year. The company recorded a revenue ...
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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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BHEL Floats Tender for Supply of 1 Million Mono PERC Solar Cells

BHEL Floats Tender for Supply of 1 Million Mono PERC Solar Cells

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has invited bids for the supply of 1.046 million monocrystalline passivated emitter and rear contact (PERC) solar cells. The solar cell should be five busbars ...
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Guidelines Issued for Tranche II of PLI Program for Solar Cells and Modules

Swiss Researchers Announce Record Efficiency of 22.2% for Flexible CIGS Solar Cells

Researchers at the Swiss Federal Laboratory for Material Science and Technology have claimed to have achieved an efficiency of 22.2% for CIGS (composite of copper, indium, gallium, and selenide) flexible ...
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Researcher Finds Novel Energy Harvesting System Can Enable Use of Solar Power 247

Researcher Finds Novel Energy Harvesting System That Can Enable Use of Solar Power 24/7

A researcher from the University of Houston has reported a novel type of solar energy harvesting system that could make way for using solar power 24/7. According to Bo Zhao, ...
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Daily Wrap-Up: India’s Pennar Wins NTPC’s EPC Tender for a 500 MW Solar Project

After Global Supply Chain Woes, Domestic Supply Deficit Hits Solar Developers in India

The government's move to cut dependence on China and promote local manufacturing of modules for solar installations has hindered developers as domestic supply is substantially short of demand. At the ...
Toshiba Announces Conversion Efficiency of 9.5% for Solar Cells Used in Charging EVs

Toshiba Announces Conversion Efficiency of 9.5% for Solar Cells Used in Charging EVs

Researchers at the Japan-based Toshiba Corporation announced a method of layering a transparent solar cell over a standard silicon cell to develop an efficient, low cost and a reliable tandem ...
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Websol, Amp Energy Form JV to Manufacture Solar Cells and Modules

Websol, Amp Energy Form JV to Manufacture Solar Cells and Modules

Kolkata-based solar cells and modules manufacturer Websol Energy and Amp Energy India have formed a joint venture to manufacture up to 1.2 GW of mono PERC solar cells and modules ...
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) ...
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BHEL Floats Tender for the Supply of 2.86 Million Mono PERC Cells

BHEL Floats Tender for the Supply of 2.86 Million Mono PERC Cells

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has floated a tender for supplying 2,860,000 monocrystalline passivated emitter and rear contact (PERC) solar cells. The last date to submit the bids is September ...
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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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CEL Issues Tender for Supply of 1.5 Million Multicrystalline Solar Cells

CEL Issues Tender for Supply of 1.5 Million Multicrystalline Solar Cells

Central Electronics Limited (CEL), a public sector enterprise under the Ministry of Science and Technology, has invited bids for the supply of 1.5 million multicrystalline solar cells of 4.68 W ...
Central Electronics Invites Bids for 1.5 Million Multicrystalline Solar Cells

Central Electronics Invites Bids for 1.5 Million Multicrystalline Solar Cells

Central Electronics Limited (CEL), a public sector enterprise under the Ministry of Science and Technology, has invited bids for the supply of 1.5 million multicrystalline solar cells of 4.63 W ...
US Forms $20 Million Consortium to Accelerate Research in Cadmium Telluride Solar Cells

US Forms $20 Million Consortium to Accelerate Research in Cadmium Telluride Solar Cells

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the launch of a Cadmium Telluride (CdTe) Accelerator Consortium, a $20 million initiative aiming to rapidly reduce the cost of the second most ...
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Researchers Claim Two World Records in Solar Cell Efficiency

Researchers Claim Two World Records in Solar Cell Efficiency

Researchers at EPFL’s Photovoltaics and Thin film electronics laboratory and CSEM’s Sustainable Energy Center claim to have set two world records by achieving an efficiency of over 30% for perovskite-on-silicon-tandem ...
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Bids Invited for the Supply of 1.845 Million Polycrystalline Solar Cells

Bids Invited for the Supply of 1.85 Million Polycrystalline Solar Cells

ITI Limited, a public sector undertaking under the Department of Telecommunication, has floated a tender for the supply of 1.845 million polycrystalline solar cells with a minimum wattage output of ...
Demand-Supply Gap of Solar Module BoS Components is Driving Domestic Module Prices Up

Demand-Supply Gap of Solar Module BoS Components is Driving Domestic Module Prices Up

At a time when the solar industry had started to gain momentum, with 2022 expected to be one of the best years in terms of installations, the increase in domestic ...
BHEL Invites Bids for the Supply of 10.27 Million Mono PERC Solar Cells

BHEL Invites Bids for the Supply of 10.27 Million Mono PERC Solar Cells

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has invited bids for the supply of 10.27 million monocrystalline passivated emitter and rear contact (PERC) solar cells with a wattage output of 5.38 W ...
Bids Invited for 3,500 Monocrystalline or Multicrystalline Solar Modules

Bids Invited for 3,500 Monocrystalline or Multicrystalline Solar Modules

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments (REIL) has invited bids to procure 3,500 solar modules with a 330 W output made from 72 monocrystalline or multicrystalline solar cells. The last date to ...
Waaree Energies Gets Legal Nod to Acquire Solar Cell Producer Indosolar

Waaree Energies Gets Legal Nod to Acquire Solar Cell Producer Indosolar

Waaree Energies, a solar module manufacturer, announced the approval from the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) to acquire solar cells manufacturer—Indosolar. The national body approved Waaree’s request for the acquisition ...
Solar Cell With 39.5% Efficiency in 1-Sun Illumination Developed Using Quantum Wells

Solar Cell With 39.5% Efficiency in 1-Sun Illumination Developed Using Quantum Wells

Scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in the U.S used gallium arsenide (GaAs) with quantum wells and invented a multijunction solar cell that exhibited a record efficiency of ...
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Amazon Invests $31 Million in Low-Light Solar Technology Firm Ambient Photonics

Amazon Invests $31 Million in Low-Light Solar Technology Firm Ambient Photonics

Ambient Photonics, a low-light solar photovoltaic cells manufacturer, raised $31 million in a Series A funding, led by Amazon via its Climate Pledge Fund and Ecosystem Integrity Fund. Tony Fadell’s ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Adani Green Approves 20 Million Share Sale to Green Energy Investment

Daily News Wrap-Up: Adani Green Approves 20 Million Share Sale to Green Energy Investment

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Adani Green Energy’s management team approved the allotment of 20 million equity shares worth ₹38.5 billion (~$497.08 ...
Tender Floated for 180,000 Monocrystalline or Multicrystalline Solar Cells

Tender Floated for 180,000 Monocrystalline or Multicrystalline Solar Cells

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments (REIL), a joint venture between the central and the Rajasthan governments, has invited bids to procure 180,000 monocrystalline or multicrystalline solar cells of 5.64 W capacity ...