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Researchers unlock the potential of ultra-thin 2D materials to generate electricity using sunlight

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.

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LONGi 72 Bifacial Half Cell Module Achieves World Record with 450W Front-Side Power

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.

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Researchers discover that fluoride radically improves the stability of perovskite solar cells

Researchers from the TU/e have discovered that adding a small amount of fluoride to perovskite solar cells significantly increases their stability.

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Imec and Jolywood achieve a record of 23.2 percent with bifacial n-PERT solar cells

IMEC (Interuniversitair Micro-Electronica Centrum) VZW, a world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies headquartered in Belgium and partner EnergyVille, a collaboration of the Flemish research institutes KU Leuven, VITO, imec and UHasselt in the field of sustainable energy and intelligent energy systems, announced on April 8 at SiliconPV 2019 event that its n-PERT (Passivated Emitter and Rear Totally diffused) solar cells developed with leading Chinese manufacturer of n-type bifacial solar cells and modules Jolywood, have reached a certified front-side conversion efficiency of 23.2 percent.

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JinkoSolar sets new world record efficiency for monocrystalline PERC solar cells

Chinese solar manufacturer JinkoSolar announced last week that it has broken multiple solar technology world records. In an attempt independently verified by the Chinese Academy of Science Testing Laboratory, JinkoSolar broke the existing world record by achieving conversion efficiency of 22.78% on P-type monocrystalline PERC solar cells.

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