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Arctech Solar Partners with IHS Markit for a Live Tracker Webinar on August 30

IHS Markit supply chain research manager, Cormac Gilligan, and Arctech Solar President, Guy Rong, will lead the webinar, providing expertise on solar trackers’ large market opportunity, insight into key markets for trackers in 2017, and providing real life examples of tracker installations. Arctech Solar has announced that it has partnered with IHS Markit, a global […]

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Imec Reports 23.9 Percent Conversion Efficiency on a 4cm2 Perovskite/ Silicon Solar Module

In 2016, Imec presented for the first time a semi-transparent perovskite module, developed in collaboration with Solliance, stacked on top of an interdigitated back-contact (IBC) crystalline silicon solar cell in a four-terminal tandem configuration, thereby achieving an overall power conversion efficiency of 20.2 percent on an aperture area of 4cm2 Imec has announced an improvement […]

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Solar-Tectic Receives Patent For Perovskite Thin Film Tandem Solar Cell From US Patent Office

There have been reports of perovskite/germanium tandem solar cells, remarkably there have been none on perovskite/crystalline germanium thin-film tandem solar cells.  Solar-Tectic has announced that its patent application for a germanium perovskite thin film tandem solar cell has been allowed by the US Patent and Trademark Office. Recently perovskite materials have gained much attention as […]

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Researchers at Australian University discovers new way to make perovskite solar cells

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have found a new way to fabricate high efficiency semi-transparent perovskite solar cells in a breakthrough that could lead to more efficient and cheaper solar electricity. Dr Tom White from the ANU Research School of Engineering stated that the new fabrication method significantly improves the performance of perovskite […]

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Indian scientist produces stable, high-efficient, all-inorganic perovskite nanocrystal solar cells

In a first, Pune based researcher Abhishek Swarnkar from Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) has successfully produced a stable, high-efficiency, all-inorganic perovskite nanocrystal solar cells. The new perovskite nanocrystal solar cells have an efficiency of more than 10 per cent to convert sunlight to electricity. Swarnkar carried out research […]

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Korean Researchers Develop High-Efficiency Perovskite Solar Cells

A team of researchers led by Taiho Park at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Korea, has found a new method to improve not only the efficiency, but stability and humidity tolerance of perovskite solar cells. The Korean researchers designed a hydrophobic conducting polymer that has high hole mobility without the need of additives, […]

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Perovskite Solar Cells reaches over 20% efficiency

Researches at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) are pushing the efficiency limits of perovskite solar cell by exploring the best way to grow these crystals. EPLF in a statement said researchers’ team headed by Michael Graetzel has found that, by briefly reducing the pressure while fabricating perovskite crystals, they were able to achieve the […]

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India At 75 And Beyond. Solar’s Starring Role

India’s Climate Pledges Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pledge at the COP26 Climate Summit at Glasgow, not only laid down the roadmap for India to scale up contribution of renewable energy in the overall energy blend, it also set the ball rolling for exploring a new industrial model. India, which is the third largest emitter of […]

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Scientists from UK & Japan Unravel Perovskite’s High Efficiency Enigma

In their breakthrough collaborative work, scientists from the Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, the Diamond Light Source synchrotron facility in Didcot, Oxfordshire, and the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology in Japan have offered explanations for why perovskite materials are seemingly so tolerant of defects in their structure. Their findings have been published in Nature […]

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