The Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST) in South Korea reported that the team led by Dr. Jin-Kyu Kang at DGIST’s Division of Energy achieved 11.4% for the photoelectric conversion efficiency of flexible CZTSSe thin-film solar cells, the highest in the world.
Ontario-based manufacturer of solar photovoltaic modules and provider of solar energy solutions Canadian Solar announced its technology team set a world record of 22.80% conversion efficiency for p-type large area multi-crystalline silicon solar cell.
Scientists from The Australian National University (ANU) have, for the first time, demonstrated the maximum potential of ultra-thin 2D materials to generate electricity using sunlight.
China-based manufacturer of solar monocrystalline silicon wafers, cells and modules, LONGi Solar, announced that the front side power of its 72-cell Bifacial half-cut module exceeded 450W, achieving the world’s highest power in this module type. This new record was tested and verified by renowned certification agency TÜV-SÜD.
Researchers from the TU/e have discovered that adding a small amount of fluoride to perovskite solar cells significantly increases their stability.