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November 23, 2021
Researchers from the University of Cambridge have unlocked the mystery behind perovskite’s apparent tolerance of defects, with potentially huge implications for the future efficiency of solar PV modules
November 15, 2021
UK-based researchers have secured funding to develop and test a scalable anti-soiling coating for solar modules that could reduce the frequency of cleaning cycles while improving power output.
October 22, 2021
The US Department of Energy (DOE) is to fund projects aiming to extend the operational lifetime of solar PV projects to 50 years and support the development of advanced materials such as perovskites.
July 23, 2021
As solar continues to proliferate and spread into new markets, the technology is finding itself operating in tougher climates than ever before. PV Tech talks to research institute QEERI to learn more about the heightened risk of soiling in the desert, the growing prominence of abrasion and some surprising results from temperature coefficient testing.
July 2, 2021
A joint research project has been established to further develop floating PV power plants under real world conditions over a three-year period
October 20, 2020
While renewables were the largest source of generation in Europe for the sixth consecutive quarter, solar output in the continent shrunk during Q3, a new report from energy data analyst EnAppSys says.
September 16, 2020
The world will need to build five to six times as much solar and wind power per year as in 2019 if a carbon-zero economy is to be reached by the middle of the century, a study has said.
June 5, 2020
Researchers from Singapore institute find duo represents most LCOE-efficient combination across 93% of the world, with dual-axis trackers still too costly to become mainstream choice.
May 13, 2020
Footprint of sourcing aluminium, lithium and others will be ‘a fraction’ of fossil fuel emissions but sustainability must become compass, says report as world eyes renewably-powered COVID recovery.
March 30, 2020
PV Tech speaks to Ma Rui, Huawei’s director of smart PV for the Middle East and Africa, about the incorporation of artificial intelligence in solar PV, the firm’s growth in the MENA region and how competition in the sector can drive research and development.

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