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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 ...
From tandem cell to double absorber for 34.45% efficiency

Scientists in the United States theorize that a ‘double absorber’ cell comprising two active thin-film layers within one cell stack could achieve impressive efficiencies, whilst eliminating many of th...

September 18, 2020
Jinergy HJT technology cost reduction under orderly development

With the continuous development of the photovoltaic industry and the acceleration of the process of affordable grid connection, photovoltaic enterprises are facing the severe test of transformation an...

September 17, 2020
Tandem cells head outdoors

Scientists in Saudi Arabia headed outdoors to test the effects of the region’s high desert temperatures on the performance of small perovskite-silicon tandem cells in several different configurations....

September 17, 2020
Defect analysis promises kesterite solar cells with 18.47% efficiency

An international research group has found that the presence of a few lattice defects in a kesterite PV cell material can actually improve efficiency, rather than lowering it. The group believes that k...

September 15, 2020
Titanium oxide nanofluid-based cooling technique for PV panels

Indian and Malaysian scientists have developed a new cooling system featuring an assembled back-channel attached on the rear sides of solar panels, to channel flows of titanium oxide and water. They u...

September 11, 2020
Heating up the heterojunction-LID discussion

Scientists led by the University of New South Wales have looked into the long-term degradation of silicon-heterojunction. Their findings suggest that illumination at high temperatures could actually i...

September 11, 2020
CIGS cells for micro-concentrator PV devices

Scientists have developed a new micro CIGS cell by using an area-selective electro-deposition process as a material-saving technique. It has a conversion efficiency rate of 5.2% and a high open-circui...

September 10, 2020
Intense pulsed light processing for 23.0%-efficient silicon heterojunction solar cells

Scientists at Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE) have used intense pulsed light (IPL) processing for the development of a busbarless silicon heterojunction solar cell. The d...

September 10, 2020
Hydrogen to go

German company Wystrach has developed a 350-bar hydrogen refueling station for heavy duty vehicles which can be installed anywhere....

September 09, 2020
Modular systems to produce perovskite-silicon cells on six-inch wafers

Researchers in Germany are scaling up efforts to bring perovskite-silicon tandem solar cell technology into industrial scale production. The scientists say manufacturing cells of that kind is possible...

September 09, 2020