Fraunhofer ISE

Fraunhofer Sets New World Record for Multicrystalline Silicon Solar Cell with 21.9 Percent Efficiency

The record Multicrystalline Silicon solar cell consists of n-type high performance multicrystalline silicon, or HP mc-Si. Compared to p-type silicon, this material shows a higher tolerance to impurities, especially iron. Researchers at Fraunhofer ISE have produced a multicrystalline silicon solar cell with 21.9 percent efficiency, which successfully brings the world record back to Freiburg. Higher […]

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Indian companies win Solar for All contest for innovative community solar electrification solutions

The Canopus Foundation and the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, who collaboratively organized the 2nd Solar for All Contest for Innovative Community Solar Electrification Solutions 2016, on 19th October, had announced the winners. For the past nine months, Solar for All was running the Contest to find the best innovations in providing rural […]

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