A New Electron Transport Layer for Perovskite Solar Cells

A team of Chinese scientists have developed an opal-like TiO2 electron transport layer for perovskite solar cells.

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Golden Anniversay Special: Solar Fuels Cluster, University of Toronto

After publishing 50 opinion pieces with us at MaterialsViews, Professor Ozin reflects on his three years work at the UofT solar fuel cluster, and looks to the future.

A Total Eclipse of the Sun: The Response of Photovoltaics in Germany

How the German electrical power grid withstood the the 2015 solar eclipse despite the disruption of energy production from solar power.

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Harvesting light in 3D: new design for silicon solar cell

Innovative 3D silicon solar cell design on both macroscale and nanoscale boosts efficiency while lowering cost.

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Improving the operational stability of polymer solar cell modules

Indoor and outdoor stability measurements are used to compare the lifetime of fully roll-to-roll organic solar cell modules.

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Unique large-scale battery system

Construction of the world’s first modular large-scale battery storage system begins in Aachen.

Solar energy that doesn’t block the view

MIT spin-off is producing highly transparent, efficient solar cells in its Silicon Valley pilot production facility.

Electrified World

Could we be living without fossil fuels in just 30 years time? Professor Geoff Ozin looks at the likelihood of such a Utopian vision of the future.

Simplified Fabrication Improves Stibnite Solar Cell Efficiency

Research into solar cell materials has shown that stibnite synthesis is fast and cheap, and can be easily scaled up, critical for industrial applications.

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Perovskite solar cells: more than just a fad?

Michael Grätzel et al. show excellent device stability for perovskite solar cells tested outdoors in the hot, humid climate of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

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