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July 12, 2023

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Unused Renewable Energy an Option for Powering NFT Trade

Unused solar, wind, and hydroelectric power in the U.S. could support the exponential growth of transactions involving non-fungible tokens (NFTs), researchers have ...

有机电子:杜可持续性ring the Entire Lifecycle

Organic electronics can make a decisive contribution to decarbonization and, at the same time, help to cut the consumption of rare and valuable raw materials. To do so, it is not only necessary to further develop manufacturing processes, but also to devise technical solutions for recycling as early ...

Perovskite Solar Cells Set New Record for Power Conversion Efficiency

Perovskite solar cells have attained now attained the extremely high efficiency rate of 24.35% with an active area of 1 cm2. This ground-breaking achievement in maximizing power generation from next-generation renewable energy sources will be crucial to securing the world's energy ...

Clean, Sustainable Fuels Made 'from Thin Air' and Plastic Waste

Researchers have demonstrated how carbon dioxide can be captured from industrial processes -- or even directly from the air -- and transformed into clean, sustainable fuels using just the energy from the ...

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One-Step Solution-Coating Method to Advance Perovskite Solar Cell Manufacturing and Commercialization

Perovskite solar cells (PSCs) are considered a promising candidate for next-generation photovoltaic technology with high efficiency and low production cost, potentially revolutionizing the renewable ...

Next Decade Decisive for PV Growth on the Path to 2050

Global experts on solar power strongly urge a commitment to the continued growth of photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing and deployment to power the planet, arguing that lowballing projections for PV ...

Chemists Propose Ultrathin Material for Doubling Solar Cell Efficiency

Researchers are studying radical new ways to improve solar power and provide more options for the industry to explore. Chemists are proposing to make solar cells using not silicon, but an abundantly ...

Using Machine Learning to Find Reliable and Low-Cost Solar Cells

Hybrid perovskites are organic-inorganic molecules that have received a lot of attention over the past 10 years for their potential use in renewable energy. Some are comparable in efficiency to ...

A Solar Hydrogen System That Co-Generates Heat and Oxygen

Researchers have built a pilot-scale solar reactor that produces usable heat and oxygen, in addition to generating hydrogen with unprecedented efficiency for its ...

Microwaves Advance Solar-Cell Production and Recycling

New technology advances solar-cell production and recycling. New microwave technology will improve the manufacture of solar cells and make them easier to ...

Gentle Method Allows for Eco-Friendly Recycling of Solar Cells

By using a new method, precious metals can be efficiently recovered from thin-film solar cells. The method is also more environmentally friendly than previous methods of recycling and paves the way ...

Solar Cells Charging Forward

An environmentally friendlier solution to solar cell production with enhanced performance utilizes PEDOT:PSS/silicon heterojunction solar cells. This hybrid type is made of organic-inorganic ...

More Predictable Renewable Energy Could Lower Costs

Lower electricity costs for consumers and more reliable clean energy could be some of the benefits of a new study by researchers who have examined how predictable solar or wind energy generation is ...

Solar Industry Feeling the Heat Over Disposal of 80 Million Panels

Renewable energy experts have come up with an environmentally-friendly plan to dispose of solar panels at the end of their ...

“绿色”氢:光电化学水plitting May Become Competitive

Sunlight can be used to produce green hydrogen directly from water in photoelectrochemical (PEC) cells. So far, most systems based on this 'direct approach' have not been energetically ...


Perovskite Solar Cells from the Slot Die Coater -- A Step Towards Industrial Production

Solar cells made from metal halide perovskites achieve high efficiencies and their production from liquid inks requires only a small amount of energy. Scientists are investigating the production ...

Minimizing Electric Vehicles' Impact on the Grid

Some projections show that widespread adoption of electric vehicles might require costly new power plants to meet peak loads in the evening. A new study shows that placing EV charging stations ...

Corralling Ions Improves Viability of Next Generation Solar Cells

Researchers have discovered that channeling ions into defined pathways in perovskite materials improves the stability and operational performance of perovskite solar cells. The finding paves the way ...

Nanoparticles Self-Assemble to Harvest Solar Energy

Researchers design a solar harvester with enhanced energy conversion capabilities. The device employs a quasiperiodic nanoscale pattern, meaning most of it is an alternating and consistent pattern, ...

Perovskites, a 'Dirt Cheap' Alternative to Silicon, Just Got a Lot More Efficient

Researchers typically synthesize perovskites in a wet lab, and then apply the material as a film on a glass substrate and explore various applications. A team has instead proposes a novel, ...

Physicists Solve Durability Issue in Next-Generation Solar Cells

Physicists jumped a major hurdle standing in the way of the commercialization of solar cells created with halide perovskites as a lower-cost, higher-efficiency replacement for silicon when generating ...

Research Reveals Thermal Instability of Solar Cells but Offers a Bright Path Forward

Researchers reveal the thermal instability that happens within the cells' interface layers, but also offers a path forward towards reliability and efficiency for halide perovskite solar ...

Passive Radiative Cooling Can Now Be Controlled Electrically

Energy-efficient ways of cooling buildings and vehicles will be required in a changing climate. Researchers have now shown that electrical tuning of passive radiative cooling can be used to control ...

Thin, Lightweight Layer Provides Radiation Barrier for Perovskites in Space, Protection from Elements on Earth

An ultrathin protective coating proves sufficient to protect a perovskite solar cell from the harmful effects of space and harden it against environmental factors on Earth, according to newly ...

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