New technique boosts PCE of organic solar cells to 19.31%

09 June, 2023

Researchers have achieved a power-conversion efficiency (PCE) of 19.31% with organic solar cells, which could help enhance applications for these solar energy devices.

Soapstone, granite rocks used as energy storage materials

07 June, 2023

A team of scientists has uncovered the potential of soapstone and granite samples from Tanzania as suitable materials for storing solar heat.

Niobium-graphene batteries developed with 30-year lifecycles

25 May, 2023

Researchers have developed niobium-graphene batteries that could have applications in medical devices, electric vehicles, aerospace equipment and more.

Additive improves perovskite solar cell stability, efficiency

10 May, 2023

Researchers have developed a multifunctional and non-volatile additive that can improve the efficiency and stability of perovskite solar cells.

Enhancing the stability of lithium-air batteries

10 May, 2023

To increase the stability of lithium-air batteries, researchers have designed a membrane that separates the positive electrode from the negative electrode, thus allowing different electrolytes to be used on either side.

Tin oxide-based organic solar cell achieves 17% efficiency

05 May, 2023

Scientists have used atomic layer deposition to build an organic solar cell with a tin oxide electron transport layer, thereby improving electron mobility.

New approach to advance perovskite solar cell manufacturing

27 April, 2023

A team of researchers has developed a one-step solution-coating approach that simplifies the manufacturing process for perovskite solar cells.

A step closer to 'greener' recyclable batteries

26 April, 2023

A team of researchers has introduced an organic electrode material (OEM) for aqueous organic high-capacity batteries that can be easily and cheaply recycled.

Microwave tech advances solar cell production

20 April, 2023

Researchers have developed a new process, using microwave radiation, to improve the manufacture of solar cells and make them easier to recycle.

Neutrons reveal slow charge transport for solid-state Li-ion batteries

12 April, 2023

A new study has revealed that slow lithium-ion transport within a composite cathode is the reason behind delayed charging and discharging for solid-state lithium-ion batteries.

Creating silicon-based photovoltaics at room temperature

11 April, 2023

Researchers at Kyoto University have fabricated solar cells from silicon wafers under only ambient temperatures and pressure conditions.

Battery tech boosts EV driving range

05 April, 2023

A team of researchers have developed a layering-charged polymer-based stable high capacity anode material that could extend electric vehicle driving ranges.

Manufacturing solid-state batteries with isostatic pressing

04 April, 2023

Researchers have recommended that the solid-state battery manufacturing industry focus on isostatic pressing, which could make battery production easier and faster.

Introducing the oxygen-ion battery

29 March, 2023

Researchers from Austria have designed an oxygen-ion battery that is reportedly greener, longer-lasting and less flammable than the near-ubiquitous lithium-ion battery.

A new generation of safe, energy-efficient lithium batteries

21 March, 2023

A team of researchers from the University of Hong Kong has found a series of anionic network solid electrolytes that could be an integral part of a new lithium battery.

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