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Scaled-up perovskite solar cells developed by NTU Singapore scientists achieve highest recorded power conversion

A team of researchers at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has created a perovskite solar mini module that has recorded the highest power conversion efficiency of any perovskite-based device larger than 10 cm2. Perovskites are new materials that have emerged as promising alternatives to silicon in solar cell applications. The material offers power conversion efficiencies similar to silicon solar cells

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Cooling mechanism to increase solar energy harvesting for self-powered outdoor sensors

Sensors placed in the environment spend long periods of time outdoors through all weather conditions, and they must continuously power themselves in order to collect data. Many, like photovoltaic cells, use the sun to produce electricity, but powering outdoor sensors at night is a challenge. An illustration of thermoelectric devices using a wavelength-selective emitter and a broadband emitter. The device

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Solarcentury to lead the field in a successful tender for sites in Chile

Solarcentury has been awarded the right to develop three utility-scale solar farms for a total of 1.04 GWp (963 MWac) by the Ministry of National Assets of Chile. In the tender, 11 sites owned by the State of Chile were consented for the development of renewable energy projects, attracting interest from key renewables companies from around the world; of the

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BayWa r.e. to sell largest Floating-PV Park outside China

The generator was built on an 18-hectare lake of a sandpit site at Zwolle. Now fully commissioned, it is the largest project of its kind outside of China and was constructed by BayWa r.e. and its Dutch subsidiary, GroenLeven. “The sale of Bomhofsplas, which was built in just seven weeks, represents another important step in the Netherlands’ energy transition. For

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JinkoSolar to Complete Supply Agreements Totaling 100MW with Blue Sun Group

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE:JKS), one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world, today announced  that they have confirmed orders totaling more than 100MW with specialist wholesale distributor Blue Sun Group, with the focus of the orders on JinkoSolar’s Cheetah Plus panels.  JinkoSolar Cheetah Plus is unique in the power class due to

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