#SOlar Cells

Solar Team Awarded Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering Excellence

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The winners of the 2023 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering have been announced This year's Prize for Engineering has been awarded to a group of scientists who developed a new type of solar technology called Passivated Emitter and Rear Cell (PERC). The 10th-anniversary award marks a significant milestone,...

Buckyballs boost prospect of transparent solar cell

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Engineers in the US have discovered a way to allow electrons to travel farther than was previously thought possible in the materials used to create organic solar cells. This new advance could allow organic solar cells to become much more useful than the inorganic alternative. Organic solar...