High Efficiency Solar Cells (Non-silicon based)

Solliance Used Roll-to-Roll Process to Fabricate Perovskite Solar Cell with 12.6 Conversion Efficiency

Solliance of Eindhoven, the Netherlands reported the achievement of 12.6 percent conversion efficiency for a Perovskite solar cell fabricated with a roll-to-roll process. The company worked with its partners VDL Enabling Technologies Group (VDL ETG), Smit Thermal Solutions, and Bosch-Rexroth to develop the roll-to-roll (R2R) process. Solliance and its partners …

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RTC Testing Finds Stion CIGS Modules More Efficient

After a multi-year performance comparison, Sandia National Labs found that Stion’s CIGS technology outperformed mono-crystalline silicon by as much as 6%.  The testing for the RTC Progam comparison was at three climatically distinct US DOE Regional Test Centers (RTCs) in New Mexico, Florida, and Vermont. The RTC Program aims to rigorously evaluate the performance …

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Virte Solar to Sell Building Integrated Solar Systems with MiaSolé Modules in Scandinavia Region

Virte Solar of Finland has agreed to represent California solar company MiaSolé in the Scandinavia market. Throughout the entire Scandinavia region including Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Denmark, Virte Solar will immediately begin shipping its advanced building-integrated solar roofing systems with copper indium gallium diselenide (CIGS) thin-film solar modules from MiaSolé. …

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