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SMA Introduces Integrated, Compact DC-to-AC System Solution for Utility-Scale PV Power Plants

Utility Power System Delivers Higher Energy Yields, Lower Capital and Operating Expenditures

This compact, DC-to-AC system solution for utility-scale PV consists of advanced engineered components, including the ne…

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Electrically conductive plastics promising for batteries, solar cells

An emerging class of electrically conductive plastics called radical polymers may bring low-cost, transparent solar cell…

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Hybrid materials could smash the solar efficiency ceiling

A new method for transferring energy from organic to inorganic semiconductors could boost the efficiency of widely used …

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Core-shell nanowire antennas boost absorption for solar cells

Researchers at the FOM Institute AMOLF have taken the first steps towards making a high performance solar cell by coatin…

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Charge transport jamming in solar cells

New insights into working mechanism indicate how novel perovskite solar cells can be further optimised

Conventional silicon solar cells could have an inexpensive competitor in the near future. Researchers from the Max Planc…

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Startup is using plasmonics to advance optical technologies, improve data-storage capabilities, solar thermophotovoltaic cell performance

Current solar cells have an efficiency of about 15 percent. In theory the efficiency might be improved to as high as 85 …

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Blades of Grass Inspire Advance in Organic Solar Cells

UMass Amherst scientists use graphene in new energy conversion architecture

Using a bio-mimicking analog of one of nature’s most efficient light-harvesting structures, blades of grass, an internat…

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Batteries Included: A Solar Cell that Stores its Own Power

World’s first “solar battery” runs on light and air

Key to the innovation is a mesh solar panel, which allows air to enter the battery, and a special process for transferri…

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Low cost highly efficient industrial solar cells

Researchers of the ipv developed laser processes for the production of back contacted solar cells without any masking. L…

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Scientists Shed Light on Organic Photovoltaic Characteristics

Photovoltaic devices, also known as solar cells, produce electrical power when exposed to light, and that technology has…

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How to make a “perfect” solar absorber

New system aims to harness the full spectrum of available solar radiation.

Now researchers at MIT say they have accomplished the development of a material that comes very close to the ideal for s…

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SMA Plant-Wide O&M and Central Inverters Selected for the Largest Solar Plant in Canada

Solar Leader to Power and Maintain 140 MW Kingston Solar Project

SMA Service will assume operational management of the Kingston Solar project upon commercial operation, and for the next…

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A More Efficient, Lightweight and Low-Cost Organic Solar Cell

In Science, UMass Amherst researchers tell how they broke the ‘electrode barrier’

For decades, polymer scientists and synthetic chemists working to improve the power conversion efficiency of organic sol…

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Hydrogen & Solar Power Boosted by New Ability to Shape Nanostructures

Findings promise wide-ranging advances from clean energy to new sensors

The UMD team created a fundamentally new synthesis strategy for hybrid nanostructures that they and other scientists say…

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UChicago-Argonne National Lab team improves solar-cell efficiency

Researchers identified a new polymer — a type of large molecule that forms plastics and other familiar materials — which…

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Using solar energy to turn raw materials into ingredients for every day life

Just about everything we touch in the course of a day - car, phone, computer, fridge, detergent - even medicines, rely o…

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UCLA researchers use liquid inks to create better solar cells

Solar cell film made from kesterite or perovskite absorbs energy more efficiently and is cheaper to manufacture

The basic function of solar cells is to harvest sunlight and turn it into electricity. Thus, it is critically important …

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Tube-type Silicon Nanostructure Capturing 100% of Sunlight Developed

Researchers have developed a tube-type nanostructure to dramatically increase the light absorption rate of silicon. Sili…

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Boosting Solar Cell Efficiency

U ENGINEERS DESIGN NEW OPTICAL ELEMENT TO SORT SUNLIGHT

University of Utah electrical engineers have designed a thin layer made of a transparent plastic or glass that sorts and…

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Solar energy that doesn’t block the view

A team of researchers at Michigan State University has developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over …

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