• AikoSolar refreshes n-type non-silver ABC solar ce - AikoSolar has continued the innovation on the n-type ABC solar cells and recently has brought the average mass production conversion efficiency to 25.5%, according to the statement by the company said...
  • Trina Storage to deploy over 1GWh BESS projects wi - Trina Storage, the vertically integrated battery energy storage system (BESS) solutions provider, has announced the signing of the Letter of Intention (LOI) with Power Electronics, the world storage l...
  • Sungrow signs a 600 MW distribution agreement with - Sungrow, the global leading inverter and energy storage system solution supplier for renewables, forged a 600 MW strategic distribution agreement for PV inverter and battery system solutions with the ...
  • JA Solar: Continuous Expansion to 10 Billion Level - On May 18, JA Solar Technology Co., Ltd.(002459.SZ), a leading manufacturer of high-performance photovoltaic products, announced that the company intends to invest in integrated solar cell and module ...
Exploring defects in a solid-state electrolyte

Scientists in the U.S. used sophisticated imaging techniques to observe previously unknown defects in the crystalline structure of a solid-state electrolyte. The scientists theorize that these defects...

May 13, 2021
Micro III-V solar cell with 33.8% efficiency

Developed by a French-Canadian research group, the triple-junction cell is based on indium gallium phosphide (InGaP), indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs) and germanium (Ge) and has an active area of only...

May 13, 2021
Cadmium telluride solar cells for space applications, BIPV, unmanned aircraft

U.K. researchers have developed a flexible thin-film cadmium telluride (CdTe) solar cell for use in ultra-thin glass for space applications....

May 12, 2021
LONGi sets record of 25.09% for N-Type TOPCon cell efficiency

Testing at the Institute for Solar Energy Research (ISFH) in Hamelin, Germany, has confirmed that the conversion efficiency of N-type monocrystalline bifacial TOPCon cells developed at LONGi’s Cell R&...

May 11, 2021
Perovskites stick together for better performance

Scientists in the U.S. demonstrated an additive that acts as a “molecular glue” within a perovskite solar cell. Treating the cells with this self-assembled monolayer material was shown to greatly impr...

May 11, 2021
Opportunities and Challenges for HJT Technology

As PERC has reached its maximum theoretical efficiency, the industry began to search for more efficient battery technologies, and HJT became one of the options....

May 10, 2021
New electrolyte boosts lithium-air batteries

Scientists in the UK reported a breakthrough in lithium-oxygen batteries, achieved by experimenting with different electrolyte compositions. Working with ionic liquids, they were able to tweak the ele...

May 10, 2021
Life after PERC

The pursuit of higher conversion efficiencies is an eternal theme in the PV industry. Among all the links in the chain, cell technology is the most fundamental and decisive element. As we look beyond ...

May 10, 2021
The best radiative cooling tech for PV arrays

Scientists in China have analyzed the radiative cooling techniques used in combination with solar energy systems such as PV arrays, solar thermal collectors, and concentrated PV installations. They id...

May 10, 2021
German Scientists Redesign Stack to Make Cheaper Redox Flow Batteries

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology UMSICHT, located in Germany, claim that thorough redesigning the stack, they have contrived a way to bring down ...

May 10, 2021