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CEA-Ines achieves 19.2% efficiency for flexible perovskite solar cell

The cell was fabricated with a flexible substrate made of indium tin oxide (ITO) and polyethylene terephthalate (PET). The device was tested through a damp heat test and showed it can retain around 90...

May 26, 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
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
Fusion Fuel, Elecnor form solar-to-hydrogen team in Spain

Dublin-based electrolyser developer Fusion Fuel Green Plc (NASDAQ:HTOO) has joined forces with infrastructure group Elecnor SA (BME:ENO) to develop solar-to-hydrogen projects in Spain....

April 30, 2021
New Center for High Efficiency Solar Cells

With an infrastructure composed of 1000 square meters of laboratory space and state- of-the-art clean room equipment, the Center for High Efficiency Solar Cells of Fraunhofer ISE is equipped to addres...

April 29, 2021
Fraunhofer ISE achieves 35.9% efficiency for III-V triple-junction solar cell based on silicon

The cell, which looks externally like a device with a two-terminal architecture, was built with III-V semiconductor layers that were connected to the silicon sub-cell on the atomic level. The cell may...

April 25, 2021
Transparent nanolayers for more solar power

There is no cheaper way to generate electricity today than with the sun. Solar cells available on the market based on crystalline silicon make this possible with efficiencies of up to 23 percent. With...

April 19, 2021
Solar cell with transparent passivate contact achieves 23.99% efficiency

German scientists have built a solar cell with ultra-thin transparent layers that are claimed to be effective in preventing recombination events. The technology, which has the potential of achieving e...

April 19, 2021
German power provider tests vertical agrivoltaics

Lechwerke is testing two pilot systems close to existing solar parks. It also aims to build its first large-scale project....

April 19, 2021
Fraunhofer ISE develops front/back solar cell with 26.0% efficiency

The cell showed open-circuit voltage values of up to 732 mV. It was fabricated with a back junction (BJ) design with a full-area p-n-junction at the back surface....

April 15, 2021