Solar Energy News

New process improves efficiency of low-cost solar cells 

Researchers have found a way to improve the efficiency of low-cost solar cells, aiding the global transition to clean energy.

Solar-powering EU energy resilience and climate stability

Dries Acke, Policy Director at SolarPower Europe, discusses the importance of innovations in solar power to meet the current environmental and societal challenges facing...

Improving energy output by understanding power loss in organic solar cells

Researchers from the Chemnitz University of Technology analyse performance-limiting mechanisms to reduce power loss in organic solar cells. Photovoltaics will play a key role in...

The World of Solar: Optimising the availability of solar power

Gerard Scheper, CEO of European Solar, discusses the development of his consultancy offshoot, The World of Solar, optimising the availability of solar power, and...

The European Commission: Upscaling European PV production

European Solar has investigated and emphasised the necessity of developing European PV production, to secure a global green energy transition. “The European Commission wants to scale up the yield capacity...

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Examining the potential of magnet rare earths at the Makuutu Rare Earth Project

Tim Harrison, Managing Director and CEO of Ionic Rare Earths Limited, discusses the Makuutu Rare Earth Project and its magnet rare earths potential. Ionic Rare...

Floating offshore wind energy opens up an ocean of possibilities

Dr Axelle Viré, Associate Professor at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), discusses the opportunities and challenges brought by floating offshore wind farms. Existing large-scale...

Building an environmentally responsible lithium supply chain for the UK

Cornish Lithium outlines the importance of establishing a secure and environmentally responsible supply of lithium for the UK as part of the transition to...

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Using nanoparticle technology to create next generation solar panels

Researchers have developed innovative nanoparticle technology that mimics plant pigment to create next generation solar panels. A team of engineers and biologists from the University...

Scientists map out energy flow to develop more efficient solar cells

To develop more efficient solar cells, a research team from Linköping University has mapped out how energy flows in organic solar cells. Why are more...

Why the renewable energy industry requires carbon and graphite

Dr Corina Hebestreit, Secretary General of the European Carbon and Graphite Association, discusses the role of carbon and graphite in the renewable energy industry. The...

DynElectro explores the use of Power-to-X technology in Denmark

DynElectro’s Anne Lyck Smitshuysen and Søren Højgaard Jensen are making significant progress towards the company’s goal of achieving export success with its Power-to-X technology. Founded...

Cleanly converting solar energy into storable hydrogen fuel

Research led by the University of Strathclyde suggests that solar energy can be accessed and converted into renewable and storable hydrogen fuel. Research conducted by...

Converting solar energy to electricity possible with novel method

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden have developed a technique that converts solar energy to electricity by utilising a thermoelectric generator. The team at...

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