Monthly Archives: March 2019

Layering titanium oxide’s different mineral forms for better solar cells

Schematic illustration the energy-level alignment between the device components with (a) FTO-AB and (b) FTO-BA as the ETLs. Credit: Kanazawa University Researchers have layered different mineral forms of titanium oxide on top of one another to improve perovskite-type solar cell efficiency by one-sixth. The titanium oxide layer was better able to transport electrons from the center of the cell to

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Siemens to acquire KACO new energy GmbH

Siemens has today announced plans to acquire the string inverter business of the KACO new energy GmbH, one of the leading manufacturers of energy-related power electronics, for an undisclosed sum. The project development and EPC activities are not part of the acquisition. The closing of the transaction is subject to regulatory approval and expected in the first half of 2019.

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