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Ultra-thin transparent silver films for solar cells

12 November, 2018
Science Daily
A new fabrication process for transparent ultra-thin silver films has been developed. The material may help build highly efficient solar cells and light-emitting diodes. However, traditional chemical methods have not been able to produce ultra-thin and pure silver films.

New records in perovskite-silicon tandem solar cells through improved light management

12 November, 2018
Science Daily
Using microstructured layers, a team has been able to increase the efficiency of perovskite-silicon tandem solar cells, achieving 25.5 %, which is the highest published value to date. At the same time, computational simulations were utilized to investigate light conversion in various device designs with ...

Solar power: largest study to date discovers 25 percent power loss across UK

9 November, 2018
Science Daily
Regional 'hot spots' account for the power slump and these are more prevalent in the North of England than in the south.

Harvesting renewable energy from the sun and outer space at the same time

8 November, 2018
Science Daily
Scientists have demonstrated for the first time that heat from the sun and coldness from outer space can be collected simultaneously with a single device. Their research suggests that devices for harvesting solar and space energy will not compete for land space and can actually help each other function ...

Solar power for UN refugee camp in Jordan

2 January, 2018
Solar News
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.

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