• 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 ...
Chinese startup claims 20.5% efficiency for mini perovskite PV module

China’s UtmoLight has developed a new PV module with an area of just 63.98 cm2 and a 20.5% efficiency rate, as certified by Japan Electrical Safety & Environment Technology Laboratories....

April 08, 2021
Polyelectrolyte-based inverted perovskite solar cell with 20.29% efficiency

Taiwanese researchers have added bathocuproine (BCP) molecules to three different kinds of solvents used in perovskite cells and have ascertained how this combination increases the carrier mobility an...

March 26, 2021
Organic PV module with 12.36% efficiency

Chinese researchers have taken a quaternary approach to fabricate a module with an area of 19.34 cm2, a geometrical filling factor of 95.5%, and an efficiency of 12.36%....

March 18, 2021
An aluminum battery that can charge in a fraction of a second

Scientists in China and the United States investigated the inner workings of aluminum-ion batteries. With new insights into mechanisms at work within the battery during cycling, the group was able to ...

March 15, 2021
Tsinghua University Discusses How to Achieve “One Person One kW”

During his European visit, He Jijiang, Executive Deputy Director of the Research Center for Energy Transformation and Social Development, Tsinghua University, discovered that the concept of sustainabl...

February 24, 2021
GS-Solar’s Mass Produced HJT Cell Achieves Conversion Efficiency of 25.2%

GS-Solar has recently announced that the conversion efficiency of its mass-produced heterojunction (HJT) solar cell has reached 25.2%. This is currently the record for mass-produced HJT cells on the m...

February 09, 2021
Dual passivation tech for 20.14%-efficient perovskite solar cell

Europium ions have been used by Chinese researchers to passivate both the perovskite and electron transport layer (ETL) films of a MAPbI3 perovskite solar cell. As a result, the device’s efficiency wa...

February 02, 2021
A pinch of chili gives perovskites a kick

Scientists in China found that capsaicin, the natural compound responsible for a chili pepper’s spicy flavor, can also act as a ‘secret ingredient’ in perovskite solar cells, making them both more eff...

January 21, 2021
Team from Shanghai and Beijing update single-layer organic solar cells efficiency to 18.07%

The NREL of the United States updated the efficiency chart, showing that the latest efficiency of single perovskite silicon laminated solar cells is 29.5%, while the latest technology of OPV has reach...

January 18, 2021
JinkoSolar announces 23.01% efficiency for n-type monocrystalline panel

The PV module relies on Jinko’s TOPCon mono cell technology, for which a record efficiency of 24.9% was announced last week. TÜV Rheinland has confirmed the result....

January 13, 2021