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Scientists achieve record efficiency for ultra-thin solar panels

A team has successfully increased the levels of energy absorbed by wafer-thin photovoltaic panels by 25%. Their solar panels, just one micrometer thick, convert light into electricity more efficiently...

March 31, 2022
Tiny 'skyscrapers' help bacteria convert sunlight into electricity

Researchers have made tiny 'skyscrapers' for communities of bacteria, helping them to generate electricity from just sunlight and water....

March 09, 2022
'Workhorse' of photovoltaics in tandem with perovskite

So-called PERC cells are used in mass production of silicon solar cells, they are considered the workhorses of photovoltaics, dominating the market. Now two teams have shown that such standard silicon...

February 25, 2022
Fraunhofer develops solutions to make PERC cells from 100% recycled silicon

Researchers from a German consortium have developed a solution to recycle silicon in the discarded modules on an industrial scale and reuse them to produce new PERC solar cells....

February 08, 2022
Solar power: 'Wonder material' phosphorene nanoribbons live up to hype in first demonstration

Researchers have incorporated phosphorene nanoribbons into new types of solar cells, dramatically improving their efficiency....

December 22, 2021
Perovskite solar cell with ultra-long stability

Perovskites are the great hope for further increasing the efficiency of solar modules in the future. Until now, their short service life has been considered the biggest hurdle to their practical use, ...

December 20, 2021
Perovskite solar cells soar to new heights

Researchers have developed a novel method to fabricate lead halide perovskite solar cells with record efficiency....

December 06, 2021
Efficient organic solar cells processed from green solvents

A small guest molecule in the right place makes it possible to produce energy-efficient organic solar cells using eco-friendly solvents. A record efficiency over 17% is demonstrated. In addition, sola...

December 03, 2021
Making solar energy even more sustainable with light-powered technology

Scientists have identified a new process using coordination materials that can accelerate the use of low-cost, Earth-abundant materials with the potential to transform the energy sector by replacing s...

November 17, 2021
Solar energy with an' ironclad future'

Solar energy plays an important role in the fight against climate change as a substitute for fossil fuels. Dye-sensitized solar cells promise to be a low-cost supplement to the photovoltaic systems we...

November 17, 2021