Flexible solar cell with conversion efficiency of 21.5%
Scientists have fabricated a flexible solar cell with a record breaking power conversion efficiency of 21.5%. The solar cell combines two thin-film solar cell technologies into a 4 terminal tandem solar cell stack: a top flexible semi-transparent perovskite solar cell with a bottom flexible copper indium gallium selenide cell.
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Thermal stable perovskite solar cell
The thermal stability was tested over a period of 3.000 hours. After this thermal stress test, the cell performance showed still 93% of the initial performance.
Imec beats silicon PV with 27.1 percent perovskite-silicon tandem
Imec announced a record result for its 4-terminal Perovskite/silicon tandem photovoltaic cell. With a power conversion efficiency of 27.1 percent, the new imec tandem cell beats the most efficient standalone silicon solar cell.
EU funded collaboration to make perovskite solar cells market reality
Aan ambitious 3-year European Union funded project, "ESPResSo" (Efficient Structures and Processes for Reliable Perovskite Solar Modules), that gathers known leaders in the field of perovskite PV technology to revolutionize
Europe's photovoltaics (PV) industry.
Non Toxic Flexible Solar Reaps Rewards
NREL, Solliance, EPFL and IDTechEx speak on the various new forms of flexible photovoltaics at the conference "Off Grid Energy Independence" at the large "IDTechEx Show!" Berlin April 11-12 where exhibitors and other conference streams cover manufacturing technologies for flexible solar and more.
Solliance www.solliance.eu External Link is a partnership of R&D organizations from the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany working in thin film photovoltaic solar energy. Solliance is creating the required synergy by consolidating and coordinating the activities of 250 researchers in industry, at research institutes and universities.
Imec and Solliance's perovskite PV modules achieve 12.4%
The module efficiency was measured under long-term maximum power point tracking, testifying to its exceptional stability.
Solliance sets world record for roll-to-roll perovskites of 12.6%
Solliance announces the demonstration of an industrially-applicable roll-to-roll process for the production of solar cells, achieving a record 12,6% conversion efficiency on cell level.
ADPV signs joint development contract with Solliance
Solliance is pleased to announce that ADPV Limited has signed a Joint development contract with Solliance concerning the development of two-step electroplated CIGS modules.
A new analysis system for solar cells and modules
Solar cells and modules are often characterized by 'current voltage' measurements, which are currently executed with multifunctional analysis equipment.
First semi-transparent perovskite modules
The first-ever semi-transparent perovskite PV-module, achieving power conversion efficiencies up to 12%.
First up-scaled Perovskite based PV module with 10% efficiency
Solliance demonstrates a record 10% aperture area power conversion efficiency for its up-scaled thin-film perovskite photovoltaic modules.
Marriage of two cheap photovoltaic technologies
Researchers have recently demonstrated world record performance for hybrid thin-film solar cells.
Roll to roll pilot production tool for flexible solar cells
Solliance has celebrated its fifth anniversary together with the final commissioning and launch of the roll-to-roll coating line for pilot production of flexible solar modules at the High tech Campus in Eindhoven.
Insight into the long-term stability of solar cells
A researcher has developed an experimental set-up in which the degradation of solar cells can be accelerated and the degradation monitored in real time. The experimental set-up has been well received in the photovoltaic world and is now being commercialised.
Steady progress on perovskite photovoltaic module
Imec makes steady progress on perovskite photovoltaic module reaching a record 11 percent conversion efficiency.