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New chemistry promises better lithium sulfur batteries

Scientists led by the University of Maryland in the United States have designed a new type of cathode for lithium-sulfur batteries, which they say...

European consortium bid to bring 25.4%-efficient heterojunction-IBC solar cell into mass production

The Nextbase project backed by the European Commission with €3.8 million, unites European companies and research institutes aiming to manufacture solar panels with heterojunction...

Colourful translucent solar panels by Marjan van Aubel will top Dutch pavilion at Dubai Expo

Marjan van Aubel has designed a set of stained glass-style solar panels that will form part of the Dutch pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. Made from polyethylene terephthalate, or PET, these...

New production equipment for large-area perovskite solar cells

The New Energy Center at National Taiwan University and Taiwanese PV production equipment provider E-Sun Precision Industrial Co. have developed new production equipment to...

Spherical monocrystalline solar cells with 18.93% efficiency

A group of scientists from Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), the University of Jeddah, and the University of California,...

Scientists in China give flexible perovskites a backbone

Scientists in China have reported the development of a flexible perovskite solar cell measuring 1.01cm² and achieving a stabilized efficiency of 19.87%. The cell...

Deploying rotating PV arrays on cooling towers

Researchers from Sweden’s Mälardalen University have come up with a new rotating PV array concept for vertical deployment on the cooling towers of thermal...

A long way to go for iron pyrite solar cells

Scientists led by researchers at Sweden’s Uppsala University are investigating the use of cheap, abundant iron-pyrite as a solar cell material. With a – non certified –...

CIGS solar cell with IBC structure and up to 19.7% efficiency

Scientists at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands have developed an interdigitated back contact (IBC), copper-indium-gallium-selenide (CIGS) solar cell with a sub-micron thickness of 673nm. The Delft researchers...

Startup with MIT roots develops lightweight solar panels

Joel Jean PhD ’17 spent two years working on The Future of Solar Energy, a report published by the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) in...

Semi-transparent mini BIPV panels for solar windows

Researchers from the Interdisciplinary Research Institute of Grenoble (IRIG), a branch of France’s Commissariat à l’énergie atomique (CEA) – in collaboration with the University Pablo de...

World’s first self-drifting solar boat

Engineers from Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) in Russia are developing a self-drifting boat powered by solar panels. The small craft is...

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Ikea invests more in solar by the day

In 2019, IKEA invested $2.8 billion in green energy, which contributed to the 1 million solar panels it was able to install on 370...

Bidding war continues as Infigen backs Iberdrola’s revised offer

The bidding war for Australia’s largest ASX-listed renewable energy generator has continued as rivals increased their respective offers. On Monday, Philippines-linked investment company UAC...

NTPC seeks to empanel vendors for bulk solar module procurement

NTPC seeks to empanel domestic and international manufacturers for bulk procurement of solar PV modules as it aims to revamp its renewable energy generation...

India sets new record low solar tariff of Rs 2.36/kWh

The recent 2 GW solar auction by Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) hit a historic low tariff of Rs 2.36 per kilowatt-hour (kWh)...