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Scientists go deep to quantify perovskite properties

Scientists go deep to quantify perovskite properties

Jun 13, 2018 United States
Scientists have discovered electronic properties in quantum-scale devices that are likely to impact the growing field of low-cost perovskite based optoelectronics.
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Flexible solar cells: Will they someday power your devices?

Flexible solar cells: Will they someday power your devices?

Jun 8, 2018 Canada
Will you ever be able to charge your mobile device, car and even clothing with flexible solar cells? Researchers are studying whether the now-experimental technology could someday be mass-produced and commercialized, and some of the issues that have to be resolved, including the environmental impact.
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Roads Need More Electricity: They Will Make It Themselves

Roads Need More Electricity: They Will Make It Themselves

Jun 7, 2018 1 Worldwide
As more and more capabilities are added to roads instead of simply covering a country with extra roads, they are starting to make their own electricity, notably as solar road surface but then with added silent wind turbines, photovoltaic verges and barriers and more.
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Word record for single structure fully printed organic photovoltaic

Word record for single structure fully printed organic photovoltaic

Jun 5, 2018 Greece
OET R&D team reached a record in power conversion efficiency to 7.4% for a fully Roll-to-Roll printed polymer-based single junction Organic Photovoltaic cell. N
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Perovskite solar cell application in office buildings

Perovskite solar cell application in office buildings

May 4, 2018 Poland
The first developer worldwide to cover office buildings with semi-transparent perovskite solar cells on a commercial scale. This will revolutionize the approach towards energy self-sufficient buildings.
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Psst! A whispering gallery for light boosts solar cells

Psst! A whispering gallery for light boosts solar cells

Apr 23, 2018 United States
Trapping light with an optical version of a whispering gallery, researchers have developed a nanoscale coating for solar cells that enables them to absorb about 20 percent more sunlight than uncoated devices.
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EU funded collaboration to make perovskite solar cells market reality

EU funded collaboration to make perovskite solar cells market reality

Apr 18, 2018 Europe
Aan ambitious 3-year European Union funded project, "ESPResSo" (Efficient Structures and Processes for Reliable Perovskite Solar Modules), that gathers known leaders in the field of perovskite PV technology to revolutionize Europe's photovoltaics (PV) industry.
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High efficiency solar power conversion allowed by a novel composite

High efficiency solar power conversion allowed by a novel composite

Apr 16, 2018 Canada
A composite thin film developed at INRS improves significantly solar cells' power conversion efficiency.
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Double perovskites in environmentally friendly solar cells

Double perovskites in environmentally friendly solar cells

Apr 13, 2018 Sweden
A further step has been taken along the road to manufacturing solar cells from lead-free perovskites. High quality films based on double perovskites, which show promising photovoltaic properties, have been developed.
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IDTechEx TVWhat to expect at the IDTechEx Show! Europe 2018

What to expect at the IDTechEx Show! Europe 2018

Mar 26, 2018
Connecting Emerging Technologies With Global Brands 11 - 12 April 2018 | Estrel Convention Center, Berlin, Germany
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Potassium gives perovskite-based solar cells an efficiency boost

Potassium gives perovskite-based solar cells an efficiency boost

Mar 22, 2018 United Kingdom
A simple potassium solution could boost the efficiency of next-generation solar cells, by enabling them to convert more sunlight into electricity.