Monocrystalline silicon thin film for cost-cutting solar cells with 10-times faster growth rate fabricated
16 March, 2018
Researchers have successfully produced high-quality thin film monocrystalline silicon with a reduced crystal defect density down to the silicon wafer level at a growth rate that is more than 10 times higher than before. In principle, this method can improve the raw material yield to nearly 100%.
Research gets closer to producing revolutionary battery to power renewable energy industry
14 March, 2018
New research verges on development of a commercial hydrogen-bromine flow battery, an advanced industrial-scale battery design engineers have strived to develop since the 1960s.
Chemists use abundant, low-cost and non-toxic elements to synthesize semiconductors
14 March, 2018
Chemists have synthesized a new material for semiconductors. The chemists think the material will work well in solar cells, but without the toxicity, scarcity or costs of other semiconductors.
All power to the proton: Researchers make battery breakthrough
7 March, 2018
Researchers have demonstrated for the first time a working rechargeable 'proton battery' that could re-wire how we power our homes, vehicles and devices.
Solar power for UN refugee camp in Jordan
2 January, 2018
The largest solar plant ever built in a refugee camp went live in Jordan, providing clean and much-needed additional power to 80,000 Syrian refugees living in Jordan’s Za’atari camp.
31 May, 2017