Breakthrough for silicon-perovskite tandem solar cell efficiency

23 August, 2023

New research has shown how interfaces between perovskite layers and silicon cells in tandem solar cells can be modified to improve performance and efficiency.

New tech boosts development of carbon-capturing batteries

23 August, 2023

Batteries that can capture harmful emissions could be right around the corner, thanks to a system that advances the development of catalysts for lithium-CO2 (Li-CO2) batteries.

Chloride ions from seawater could power green batteries

17 August, 2023

A study has explored the viability of using seawater green batteries to store renewable energy, with the development of a new chloride-ion based redox chemistry.

Aluminium foil boosts development of Li-ion batteries

11 August, 2023 by Catherine Barzler

Researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology have used aluminium foil to create batteries with higher energy density and greater stability.

New charging tech to turn e-cars into batteries on wheels

11 August, 2023

To ensure that two-way charging can be used on a broad scale, a team of researchers have launched a project that aims to develop semiconductor, device and system technologies for 800 V batteries.

Solar batteries: new material absorbs light, stores energy

09 August, 2023

Researchers have explored the design characteristics of a solar battery made from a material based on 2D carbon nitride, as it is non-toxic and easily synthesised.

Making batteries work without external pressure

09 August, 2023 by Daniel Kane, University of California San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering

A team of researchers has engineered a new material that could be used to create lithium batteries that work with zero external pressure.

Device generates hydrogen from sunlight

03 August, 2023

Researchers from Rice University in the US have designed a device that can use sunlight to generate hydrogen, with an efficiency of 20.8%.

Fast thin film devices boost energy storage, electronics

03 August, 2023

A team of researchers has found a new single-crystalline oxide thin film with fast changes in electrical properties via Li-ion intercalation through engineered ionic transport channels.

New robot boosts solar energy research

27 July, 2023 by NC State University

Researchers have developed a robot that can conduct experiments more efficiently and sustainably to develop a range of semiconductor materials.

Boosting high-temperature stability of perovskite solar cells

26 July, 2023

Researchers have found a way to improve the operational stability of perovskite solar cells at high temperatures.

Research finds key to lithium-nickel-oxide battery wear

26 July, 2023

Researchers have reportedly made a "significant breakthrough" in understanding the challenges associated with nickel-rich cathode materials in Li-ion batteries.

Dry manufacturing process enhances EV battery production

26 July, 2023

A team of researchers have developed a dry processing method that could extend the lifespan of EV batteries and enhance their performance.

Bifacial perovskite solar cells achieve 93% backside efficiency

20 July, 2023

Researchers have demonstrated the potential of bifacial perovskite solar cells, showcasing their ability to achieve higher power conversion efficiencies compared to traditional solar cells.

'Radical' new aqueous aluminium batteries

12 July, 2023

Scientists in Australia and China have taken steps to develop a safe and efficient non-toxic aqueous aluminium radical battery.

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