Researchers Develop a Pouch Cell that Can Increase the Life of Lithium-Sulfur Battery

Researchers Develop a Pouch Cell that Can Increase the Life of Lithium-Sulfur Battery

Researchers at Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin have developed a pouch cell format with different electrolytes that can help increase the life of the lithium-sulfur battery. The pouch cell could record impedance, ...
New Catalyst to Extract Hydrogen from Hydrogen Storage Materials

New Catalyst to Extract Hydrogen from Hydrogen Storage Materials

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory and collaborators have developed a new catalyst to extract hydrogen from hydrogen storage materials easily. Scientists Long Qi and Wenyu Huang, who led the research, ...
/ / Energy Storage, Technology
Researchers Develop a Solid Electrolyte to Create Safer and Efficient Batteries

Researchers Develop a Solid Electrolyte to Create Safer and Efficient Batteries

Researchers at the University of Waterloo, Canada, who are members of the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research in the U.S. (JCESR), claimed that they had developed a new solid electrolyte ...
/ / Energy Storage, Technology
New Disorder-Engineering Technique to Develop High-Efficiency Ultrathin Solar Cells

New Disorder-Engineering Technique to Develop High-Efficiency Ultrathin Solar Cells

An international team of researchers from ICFO, Imperial College London, and University College London has claimed to have developed a new disorder-engineering technique for inorganic solar cells that achieved a record-breaking power conversion ...
/ / Solar, Technology
IIT Delhi Researchers Develop Portable Solar Tracking Towers

IIT Delhi Researchers Develop Portable Solar Tracking Towers

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology – Delhi (IITD) have developed portable solar photovoltaic (PV) tracking towers of 3 kW and 5 kW capacity. The towers are meant to save space ...
/ / Solar, Technology
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 ...
/ / Solar, Technology
US Department of Energy to Invest $2.91 Billion to Boost Advanced Batteries’ Production

US Department of Energy to Invest $2.91 Billion to Boost Advanced Batteries’ Production

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued two notices of intent to invest $2.91 billion to enhance the production of advanced batteries, critical to the fast-growing clean energy industries, including ...
New Process to Enhance Stability and Efficiency of Perovskite Solar Cells

New Process to Enhance Stability and Efficiency of Perovskite Solar Cells

Researchers at the International Advanced Research Center for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials, India, claimed that they have increased the efficiency and stability of Titanium dioxide (TiO2)-nanorods-based perovskite solar cells ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Tax and Duty Relief Top of the Budget 2022 Wishlist of Energy Storage Companies

Tax and Duty Relief Top of the Budget 2022 Wishlist of Energy Storage Companies

The Indian energy storage market did not gain much ground in 2021. However, energy storage developers believe 2022 will witness higher capacity additions. According to Mercom India Research, India has only 20 MW ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Solar Component Manufacturer RenewSys Adds New Encapsulant Line

Daily News Wrap-Up: Solar Component Manufacturer RenewSys Adds New Encapsulant Line

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Photovoltaic (PV) module and component (encapsulant and backsheet) manufacturer RenewSys India commissioned a new encapsulant line. The ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Industry Expects Energy Storage to Gain More Ground in 2022

Industry Expects Energy Storage to Gain More Ground in 2022

India's renewable energy capacity is growing exponentially, driven by the ambitious target of achieving 500 GW of non-fossil energy capacity by 2030. Energy storage is expected to play a critical ...
MNRE Approves ₹4.54 Billion for Three Programs to Facilitate Growth of Renewables

MNRE Approves ₹4.54 Billion for Three Programs to Facilitate Growth of Renewables

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has approved the allocation of ₹4.54 billion (~$59.92 million) for three programs to foster the growth of renewables in the country. Renewable ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Advanced Technology Adoption Vital to Cut O&M Cost, Increase Solar Project Efficiency

Advanced Technology Adoption Vital to Cut O&M Cost, Increase Solar Project Efficiency

Mercom India hosted a webinar on December 8, 2021, to understand the critical role operations and maintenance (O&M) companies play in optimizing the performance of solar assets while mitigating challenges ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
New Novel Electrode Material to Unlock Affordable Renewable Energy Storage MIT

New Novel Electrode Material to Unlock Affordable Renewable Energy Storage: MIT

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a novel electrode material that they believe can be integrated into a semi-solid battery to store renewable energy cost-effectively. The ...
/ / Energy Storage, Technology
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 ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Storage Solutions Provider Yotta Energy Raises $13 Million in Series A Funding

Storage Solutions Provider Yotta Energy Raises $13 Million in Series A Funding

Yotta Energy, a U.S.-based energy storage solution provider, has raised $13 million in a Series A funding round. The company has raised a funding of $20 million to date. WIND ...
NTPC Renewables Invites Expressions of Interest for Sourcing 15 GW of Solar Modules

NTPC Renewables Invites Expressions of Interest for Sourcing 15 GW of Solar Modules

NTPC Renewables, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NTPC Limited, has invited expressions of interest (EoI) to form strategic tie-ups for sourcing solar modules for a total capacity of 15 GW over ...
/ / 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 a Stable Catholyte for Aqueous Organic Redox Flow Batteries

Researchers Develop a Stable Catholyte for Aqueous Organic Redox Flow Batteries

Researchers at the University of Akron, United States, have asserted that they have developed the most stable catholyte (positive electrolyte) for aqueous organic redox flow batteries (AORFB) and demonstrated cells that ...
/ / Energy Storage, Technology
Using Covalent Organic Frameworks as Photocatalysts for Solar-to-Fuel Production

Using Covalent Organic Frameworks as Photocatalysts for Solar-to-Fuel Production

A multinational team of researchers have shown that covalent organic frameworks (COFs), a new class of light-absorbing compounds (photocatalysts), could be utilized as a potential solution for solar-to-fuel production. The ...
/ / Manufacturing, Solar
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 ...
/ / Solar, Technology
E-Mobility Company REE Automotive Secures $17 Million in Funding from the UK Government

E-Mobility Company REE Automotive Secures $17 Million in Funding from the UK Government

Israel-based e-mobility company REE Automotive announced that its REEcorner technology had secured $17 million in funding from the United Kingdom government as part of a $57 million investment coordinated through the Advanced ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Energy Storage Start-Up Indi Energy Raises Seed Funding from Mumbai Angels

Energy Storage Start-Up Indi Energy Raises Seed Funding from Mumbai Angels

Indi Energy, an Indian energy storage start-up, has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from Mumbai Angels Network, a start-up investment platform for early-stage venture investment. Indi Energy said it ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Fraunhofer ISE Sets 68.9% Efficiency Record for Photovoltaic Cell Under Laser Light

Fraunhofer ISE Sets 68.9% Efficiency Record for Photovoltaic Cell Under Laser Light

At the 48th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, researchers from Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy System (ISE) demonstrated how they have obtained a record conversion efficiency of 68.9% with a photovoltaic ...
/ / Solar, Technology