Monthly Archives: April 2021

Fraunhofer ISE to Set New World Record of 26 Percent Efficiency for Both-Sides-Contacted Solar Cell

A team of researchers led by Dr. Armin Richter of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE achieved a record conversion efficiency of 26.0 percent for both-sides contacted silicon solar cells. In the recently published Nature Energy article “Design Rules for High-Efficiency Both-Sides-Contacted Silicon Solar Cell with Balanced Charge Carrier Transport and Recombination Losses” Download [nature.com], Richter explains the structure

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Carbon dots from human hair to boost solar cells

QUT researchers have used carbon dots, created from human hair waste sourced from a Brisbane barbershop, to create a kind of “armour” to improve the performance of cutting-edge solar technology. In a study published in the Journal of Materials Chemistry A, the researchers led by Professor Hongxia Wang in collaboration with Associate Professor Prashant Sonar of QUT’s Centre for Materials Science showed

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Sungrow to Strengthen Position as Kazakhstan’s Number One Inverter Solution Provider with Another 100MW Added

Sungrow, the global leading inverter solution supplier for renewables, announced today that it will be supplying its inverters to Kazakhstan’s 100MW Balkhash solar power project, further strengthening its position as Kazakhstan’s number one inverters provider. The 100MW Balkhash project will be implemented by KAZ GREEN ENERGY LLC and built by local EPC TechnoGroupServices LLC in the Konyrat neighborhood of Balkhash

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