Article - 15 Feb 2023
In 1983, Professor Martin Green drew his first diagram of the passivated emitter and rear cell (PERC). Since then, solar panel technology has been revolutionized. In this interview, Professor Martin...
Article - 26 Aug 2019
This article details the benefits that waterproof solar cells have.
Article - 21 Sep 2015
Professor Max Shtein from the University of Michigan speaks to AZoCleantech about a new design for sun tracking solar cells based on the Japanese art of kirigami.
Article - 19 Oct 2008
In recent years, we have already witnessed a reshuffle among the top 10 solar manufacturers - formerly high ranking European and Japanese producers have been replaced by Chinese manufacturers claiming...
Article - 24 Apr 2018
Solar technologies have been increasing in popularity for many years and have opened a new renewable energy source.
Article - 5 Apr 2017
As the quest to discover new and renewable sources of energy is becoming of increasing interest to researchers around the world, a system that integrates this graphene-based electrode could ensure the...
Article - 13 Jun 2016
Marrying two sub-cells, often of different materials, to improve cell efficiency in moving sunlight to energy is called a tandem cell.
Article - 15 Nov 2011
This research focuses on innovative, three-dimensional surface structures suitable for silicon solar cells having either multicrystalline or crystalline substrates. Their thickness is more than 25 µm...
Article - 21 Jul 2008
Today, cleantech is on the brink of mainstream adoption, with a ready market of consumers eager to reduce their impact on the environment. Australia has no shortage of clever researchers churning out...
Article - 30 Mar 2008
Photovoltaic cells, more commonly known as solar cells, are found in a variety of consumer and industrial applications such as calculators and satellites. Cells and devices that are photovoltaic...