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Chemistry finding could make solar energy more efficient

2 days ago

Scientists for the first time have developed a single molecule that can absorb sunlight efficiently and also act…
DTU researchers develop sustainable tandem solar cell

December 23, 2019

For several years, DTU researchers have worked closely with Danish catalysis company Haldor Topsøe and others to combine…
Tweaks Behind the Rebirth of Nearly Discarded Organic Solar Technologies

December 20, 2019

A solar energy material that is remarkably durable and affordable is regrettably also unusable if it barely generates…
Engineers developing machine-learning tools to quickly, cheaply design better solar cells

December 16, 2019

Researchers are developing machine learning tools to help them flip the design script and accelerate technology development. They’re…
‘Messy’ production of perovskite material increases solar cell efficiency

November 11, 2019

Discovery means simpler and cheaper manufacturing methods are actually beneficial for the material’s use in next-generation solar cells…
Novel Solar Cells Arrive at International Space Station for Testing

November 8, 2019

Five different types of solar cells fabricated by research teams at the Georgia Institute of Technology have arrived…
Perovskite solar cells get an upgrade

November 8, 2019

Rice University scientists believe they’ve overcome a major hurdle keeping perovskite-based solar cells from achieving mainstream use. Through the strategic…
Promising discovery could lead to a better, cheaper solar cell

November 6, 2019

McGill University researchers have gained tantalizing new insights into the properties of perovskites, one of the world’s most…
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New technique lets researchers map strain in next-gen solar cells

November 5, 2019

People can be good at hiding strain, and we’re not alone. Solar cells have the same talent. For…
USU Researchers Unveil The Dynamic Nature of Single Fission

October 2, 2019

Chemists from the College of Science have unveiled the dynamic nature of single fission, a novel photophysical phenomenon…
Covering only 1% of the World‘s Cropland with Solar Panels could meet Humanity‘s Energy Needs

August 14, 2019

Sounds too good to be true? Not according to researchers from Oregon State University (OSU), who had conducted…
Greener, faster and cheaper way to make patterned metals for solar cells and electronics

August 14, 2019

An innovative way to pattern metals has been discovered by scientists in the Department of Chemistry at the…
Study finds success in combining two emerging technologies for next-generation solar power

August 14, 2019

Researchers at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering have combined two emerging technologies for…
A good first step toward nontoxic solar cells

July 26, 2019

Solar panel installations are on the rise in the U.S., with more than 2 million new installations in…
Experiments show dramatic increase in solar cell output

July 3, 2019

In any conventional silicon-based solar cell, there is an absolute limit on overall efficiency, based partly on the…
Researchers explore use of new materials to create more efficient solar cells

July 1, 2019

A team of Florida State University researchers is pioneering innovative ways for solar cells to absorb and use…
New lab completes teaching in solar cell systems

June 27, 2019

Three groups of students are working hard with hammers and glue to make the best solar panel for…
Tomorrow’s power grid should be intelligent

June 25, 2019

A new Danish-Indian project will enable the power grid to sense and compensate for loss of electricity and…
Discovery sheds light on next-generation solar cell technologies

June 12, 2019

Halide perovskite solar cells hold promise as the next generation of solar cell technologies, but while researchers have…
40 Years Worth of Research Identifies the Key Flaw in Solar Panel Efficiency

June 11, 2019

While solar panels have long been hailed as one of the cornerstone technologies for curbing the march of…
Smallest pixels ever created could light up colour-changing buildings

May 14, 2019

The smallest pixels yet created – a million times smaller than those in smartphones, made by trapping particles…
Solar-powered hydrogen fuels a step closer

May 10, 2019

Researchers have used a graphite coating that makes perovskite solar cells waterproof. A cheaper, cleaner and more sustainable…
Researchers chart path to cheaper flexible solar cells

February 18, 2019

There’s a lot to like about perovskite-based solar cells. They are simple and cheap to produce, offer flexibility…
Advanced drones chasing defective solar cells

December 28, 2018

Better maintenance, detailed knowledge and optimized operation. In short, this is what owners of large solar farms can…
Tandem solar cells must be efficient and sustainable

December 28, 2018

Major research collaboration to break the barrier for how much energy a sustainable tandem solar cell can produce.…
Giving Organic Photovoltaics New Properties

November 14, 2018

Organic solar cells that can be painted or printed on surfaces are increasingly efficient, and now show promise for…
Stretchy solar cells a step closer

November 9, 2018

Organic solar cells that can be painted or printed on surfaces are increasingly efficient, and now show promise for…
Solar Cell Does Double Duty for Renewable Energy

October 30, 2018

Researchers develop an artificial photosynthesis system that generates hydrogen fuel and electricity at the same time. In the…
Machine learning, and how it helps researchers make scientific discoveries much faster

September 11, 2018

Jillian Buriak and her team spent years developing cost-effective plastic solar cells that can be printed like newspapers.…
Boron Nitride Separation Process Could Facilitate Higher Efficiency Solar Cells

September 5, 2018

A team of semiconductor researchers based in France has used a boron nitride separation layer to grow indium…
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