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New tech to apply perovskite thin-film layers to conventional solar panels

According to its creator, Swedish start-up Evolar, the new technology can be applied to existing production lines for crystalline silicon modules and increase a product’s efficiency by around 5%....

November 17, 2020
New green materials could power smart devices using ambient light

Researchers have developed environmentally friendly materials that could harvest enough energy from indoor light to power wireless smart devices....

November 16, 2020
Equipment auction sounds final note for Hanergy-owned Alta Devices

If you’re interested in some lightly used MOCVD and PVD thin-film solar cell production equipment, have we got a deal for you....

November 12, 2020
Open-source method to build flexible floating PV systems

A U.S.-Finnish research team has developed an after-market method to adapt commercially available flexible thin-film solar panels for applications in floating PV projects. The special panel design can...

November 10, 2020
New method to recover silicon from end-of-life modules

Compared to other techniques based on chemical reactors and organic solvents, the proposed method is said to be able to maintain a “good mechanical yield” in the recovered solar cells. According to it...

November 10, 2020
How temperature affects tandem solar cell performance

New outdoor tests conducted at German research center the Fraunhofer ISE have shown that an increase in temperature affects the performance of a tandem perovskite/silicon solar cell not only because o...

November 06, 2020
Shedding light on amorphous silicon

Scientists in Europe took a very close look at the thin amorphous silicon layers used in heterojunction and tandem solar cells, building a full picture of the material’s structure at the nanoscale. Th...

November 05, 2020
Best tech for intermediate-band solar cells

Researchers in Spain have analyzed the most important technologies for the development of intermediate-band solar cells (IBSC), a solar PV technology that was conceived to exceed the Shockley–Queisser...

November 04, 2020
Understanding perovskite degradation

Scientists in the US took a closer look at the mechanisms causing perovskites to degrade under light and raised temperatures. By testing perovskite cells with various additives and other recipe tweaks...

November 03, 2020
Omnidirectional anti-reflective coating from France

Founded in 2018, Edgehog Advanced Technologies has developed an omnidirectional anti-reflective glass for solar panels, which increases their production, especially at the start and end of the day....

November 03, 2020