26 Apr 2021
18.6% Efficiency Near Infrared Transparent Perovskite Solar Cell
Researchers have realized a 18.6% efficient highly near infrared transparent perovskite solar cell. When combined in a four terminal tandem configuration with an efficient Panasonic crystalline silicon (c-Si) cell or with a Miasolé flexible CIGS cell, delivers new record power conversion efficiencies of 28.7% and 27.0%, respectively.
24 Aug 2020
Greatcell Solar Materials
Greatcell Solar Materials supplies materials for photovoltaic application, including high purity precursors for perovskite solar cells and dye-sensitized solar cells.
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.