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SolarWindow to Broaden Market Reach with Expanded Product Line for Generating Electricity on Glass

Latest SolarWindow™ products to turn existing commercial glass on tall towers into electricity generating windows — no replacement required.

Engineers envision installing SolarWindow™ products on all four sides of tall towers, generating electricity using natur…

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Invisibility Cloak Might Enhance Efficiency of Solar Cells

Invisibility Cloak Principle: Material Hides Contact Fingers that Extract Current from Solar Cells and Cover the Active Surface – Measurements Confirm Cloaking Effect

Scientists of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology have now published an unconventional approach to increasing the efficien…

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Towards record thin-film silicon-based solar cells

The challenge for thin-film solar cells is that the absorber material is so thin that much light can be lost by passing …

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Inspired by art, lightweight solar cells track the sun

Solar cells capture up to 40 percent more energy when they can track the sun across the sky, but conventional, motorized…

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PolyU develops novel efficient and low-cost semitransparent perovskite solar cells with graphene electrodes

The Department of Applied Physics of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University has successfully developed efficient and low-c…

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UMD Researchers' New Nanoscale Solar Cells Could Revolutionize Solar Industry

New technology could revolutionize the solar industry by allowing for significantly more power generation from a single device by simply making it smaller

The Shockley-Queisser limit describes the maximum solar energy conversion efficiency achievable for a particular materia…

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Next Generation Perovskite Solar Cells with Improved Efficiency and Durability

Inverted perovskite hybrid structure without hysteresis getting ready for commercialization

The new inverted MAPbI3 planar perovskite hybrid solar cells have demonstrated superior device performance on par with t…

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Rice researchers demo solar water-splitting technology

Process uses light-harvesting nanoparticles, captures energy from ‘hot electrons’

The technology, which is described online in the American Chemical Society journal Nano Letters, relies on a configurati…

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Designing bespoke nanomaterials for energy applications

The researchers currently applying these nanomaterials within photovoltaic cells where their unique properties can be us…

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Building power by concentrating light

INDIA has become the latest country to adopt the world-leading renewable energy technology being developed in Australia.

South Australian company HeliostatSA has partnered with Indian company Global Wind Power Limited to develop a portfolio …

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Challenge to classic theory of 'organic' solar cells could improve efficiency

Because organic solar cells are flexible they could find new applications that are unsuitable for rigid silicon cells su…

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New research could improve solar cells

The efficiency of perovskite solar cells has seen a rapid increase in recent years. But the fundamental properties of th…

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With Polymer Blend, Researchers Develop More Efficient Solar Cells

Yale researchers have significantly increased the efficiency of a polymer solar cell by using a technique that mimics ho…

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Chemists find new way to do light-driven reactions in solar energy quest

Chemists have found a new, more efficient method to perform light-driven reactions, opening up another possible pathway …

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UT Arlington Research Institute teams with Dallas firm to build new solar optics system prototype

The goal of this new technology is to create cost-effective energy that may be used in the commercial market. For a cons…

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Reshaping the Solar Spectrum to Turn Light to Electricity

UC Riverside researchers find a way to use the infrared region of the sun’s spectrum to make solar cells more efficient

UC Riverside researchers find a way to use the infrared region of the sun’s spectrum to make solar cells more efficient

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Sticky tape the key to ultrathin solar cells

Scientists studying thin layers of phosphorus have found surprising properties that could open the door to ultrathin and…

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Nanowires give ‘solar fuel cell’ efficiency a tenfold boost

The electricity produced by a solar cell can be used to set off chemical reactions. If this generates a fuel, then one s…

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Rice finding could lead to cheap, efficient metal-based solar cells

Plasmonics study suggests how to maximize production of ‘hot electrons’

New research from Rice University could make it easier for engineers to harness the power of light-capturing nanomateria…

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NIST Shows Organic Solar Industry Something New Under the Sun

Hunting for the best material from which to build organic solar cells can be like seeking the proverbial haystack needle…

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