Monthly Archives: March 2020

Perovskite Solar Cells Made of Peppermint Oil and Walnut Aroma Food Additives, Preventing Lead Leakage

Solar energy that reaches the Earth is about 125 million gigawatt (Gw). When this solar energy generated for a year is converted into oil, it is 100 trillion ton which is ten thousand times more than the amount of oil energy the world uses in a year. So, it is no surprising when one of the coffee commercial ads said,

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New type of indoor solar cells for smart connected devices

In a future where most things in our everyday life are connected through the internet, devices and sensors will need to run without wires or batteries. In a new article in Chemical Science, researchers from Uppsala University present a new type of dye-sensitised solar cells that harvest light from indoor lamps. The Internet of Things, or IoT, refers to a

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Trina Solar to Announce 23.39% PERC Solar Cell made with standard fabrication equipment

Trina Solar Co., Ltd. today announced that its State Key Laboratory (SKL) of PV Science and Technology (PVST) has fabricated a PERC cell with 23.39% efficiency solely using standard manufacturing equipment. To their best of their knowledge, this is the highest efficiency confirmed by an ISO/IEC 17025 certified calibration laboratory for such an industrial cell. “Progress in PERC cell manufacturing

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LONGi to supply 65MW Hi-MO 4 modules to a solar project financed by a leading Japanese Bank

China solar giant LONGi has signed an order to supply 65MW high performance PV modules to a solar project financed by one of the world’s top commercial bank in Japan. According to the agreement, the solar project will adopt LONGi’s innovative Hi-MO 4 modules with the new M6 (166mm) wafers. The project will be located in Gunma Prefecture, Japan. LONGi

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Canadian Solar to Set a 23.81% Conversion Efficiency World Record for N-type Large Area Multi-Crystalline Silicon Solar Cell

Canadian Solar Inc. (“Canadian Solar” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced its technology team set a world record of 23.81% conversion efficiency for n-type large area multi-crystalline silicon solar cell. The record-setting N-type P5 cell conversion efficiency was recently tested and certified by Germany’s Institute für Solarenergieforschung GmbH (ISFH). This is the third time within a

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