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Perovskite photovoltaic cells hit new world efficiency record

Engineers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia, have smashed the world efficiency record for perovskite photovoltaic (PV) cells. The 12.1% efficiency rating was for a 16 cm2 perovskite solar cell, the largest single perovskite photovoltaic cell certified with the highest energy conversion efficiency, and was independently confirmed by the international […]

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Heraeus Photovoltaics, JinkoSolar partners to develop new generations of super PV cells

Heraeus will work with JinkoSolar’s new R&D efforts in efficient black silicon cells and n-type cells are expected to further increase the cell efficiency. Heraeus Photovoltaics has signed a comprehensive strategic partnership agreement with JinkoSolar to jointly develop new-generation Super PV Cells with higher efficiency and lower costs. Additionally, the agreement includes exploring energy markets […]

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Trina Solar Added One More PV Factory for Stronger N-Type Cells

Trina Solar New Energy Industrial Park project’s commencement ceremony was held in Xining. This New Energy Industrial Park project will effectively cover every stage of PV modules production, from polysilicon fabrication to modules made with 210 and N-type technology. 10 GW N-type modules are on the way, for higher customer value Trina claims that the […]

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Coming in 2023, Organic Solar Cells That Can Work Indoors Too

Organic Solar Cells. On The Periphery Till Now Less space, shrinking rooftops & increasing energy consumption are also driving innovations in the solar space. One such is the organic solar cell. It is an advanced & innovative form of thin-film solar cell. Plastic sheets are used instead of a backseat in Organic solar cells & […]

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Evonik Launches New Processing Aids For Improving Photovoltaic Wafer Cutting

German speciality chemicals firm Evonik has launched its new processing aids portfolio under the brand name TEGO® Surten E in China. The firm claims that new additives improve the performance and efficiency of photovoltaic (PV) wafer cutting, leading to better overall performance and production efficiency of solar modules. With many countries, including China, pledging their […]

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Indian Scientists Recover Pure Silicon from Obsolete Solar Cells

The disposal of used photovoltaic panels is increasing day by day around the world, necessitating the need for an efficient recycling method to decrease environmental pollution. The average life expectancy of solar panel is about 25-30 years. Today, worldwide, around 60 million tons of solar cells, which are in their end-of-life stage, have become wastes. […]

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World’s 1st Commercial Installation of Perovskite Solar Cells in Poland

Poland-based Saule Technologies, a perovskite solar tech company, has launched its first installation of photovoltaic blinds – sun breakers with perovskite solar cells. This world’s first commercial implementation of perovskite solar cell technology was a collaboration with Aliplast, said the company. Saule’s new product was first presented in October 2020. The profiles with solar modules, […]

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New Research Accelerates Development of Organic Solar Cells

A team of researchers is working to replace heavy and expensive silicon solar cells currently being used in the solar industry with light and low-cost organic solar cells – made from materials and elements found in plants and animals – which could help in the battle against climate change. Most of today’s solar cells are made from […]

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Kesterite Offers A Pathway To Greener Solar Cells

Kesterite is a natural mineral with many important material properties, including a band gap that can be used as a light absorber material for next generation thin-film solar cells. Unlike their perovskite-based competitor technologies, Kesterite solar cells are natural and non-toxic, making them them a truly eco-friendly alternative to the fully or partially inorganic materials, silicon and […]

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