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  • 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 ...
Lead halide perovskites -- a horse of a different color

Researchers have developed a novel spectroscopic technique for the study of charge carrier dynamics in lead halide perovskites....

June 11, 2021
Scientists in Germany Develop Cost-effective Solar Cell Deposition Method

Researchers led by the Technical University of Ilmenau in Germany claim that if silicon dioxide (SiO2) films are deposited at room temperature without complex vacuum systems, they can be a good, cost-...

June 10, 2021
Simplifying solar cell deposition

Scientists in Germany have developed a new process for deposition of silicon dioxide layers during cell production. Without the need for high pressure, flammable gases, or vacuum conditions, the proce...

June 09, 2021
Efficiency of tandem solar cell reach record 28.08%

Huanghe Hydropower Development and Xi'an University of Electronic Science and Technology made a major breakthrough in perovskite/Si tandem solar cell. The 4T cell, according to the test report of TÜV ...

June 09, 2021
Cadmium-free kesterite solar cell with 9.82% efficiency

Researchers in China have fabricated a cadmium-free heterojunction kesterite solar cell based on a zinc sulfide oxide Zn(O,S) buffer layer. They used a one-minute ammonium sulfide (NH4)2S treatment pr...

June 08, 2021
PV modules degrade less in Nordic climates

Norwegian researchers have used a year-on-year approach, considering the combined effect of temperature, humidity, and ultraviolet irradiation, to assess the degradation rate of polycrystalline module...

June 08, 2021
Using excess heat from PV modules for lithium-extraction process

Canada-based Enertopia filed provisional patents for technology that it said could boost PV system output by 10% or more and reduce panel heat stress....

May 28, 2021
Valoe announces IBC solar cell order for specialist applications

Czech specialist module manufacturer Fill Factory has signed up to take €500,000 worth of Valoe’s inter-digitated back contact cells under a one-year supply contract....

May 28, 2021
CdTe heterojunction solar cells based on antimony selenide back surface field layers

A Pakistani-Japanese research group is seeking to increase the efficiency of heterojunction cadmium-telluride solar cells by applying back surface field (BSF) layers made of antimony selenide. It clai...

May 28, 2021
Holograms increase solar energy yield

Researchers recently developed an innovative technique to capture the unused solar energy that illuminates a solar panel. They created special holograms that can be easily inserted into the solar pane...

May 26, 2021