26 Mar 2020
Perovskite Solution Aging: Scientists Find Solution
Perovskite solar cells have developed quickly in the past decade. But like silicon solar cells, the efficiency of perovskite solar cells is highly dependent upon the quality of the perovskite layer, which is related to its crystallinity.
2 Mar 2020
Thin-Film Solar Cells Generate as Much Energy as Traditional Ones
Scientists have become the first to achieve an energy efficiency of 25 percent with a thin-film solar cell. This means that this wafer-thin solar cell generates as much energy as a traditional silicon solar cell.
5 Feb 2019
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.
9 Oct 2018
VDL provides contract manufacturing - from cars and electric buses to manufacturing machines for flexible electronics. This profile focuses on their work with flexible/printed electronics.
1 Oct 2018
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.
26 Jul 2018
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.
18 Apr 2018
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.
9 Apr 2018
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.
8 Mar 2018
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.
17 Apr 2017
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.
20 Mar 2017
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.
28 Oct 2016
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.
13 Oct 2016
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.
27 May 2016
First semi-transparent perovskite modules
The first-ever semi-transparent perovskite PV-module, achieving power conversion efficiencies up to 12%.
11 May 2016
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.
16 Feb 2016
Marriage of two cheap photovoltaic technologies
Researchers have recently demonstrated world record performance for hybrid thin-film solar cells.