Tag: photovoltaics

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Using thermotropic liquid crystals to enhance the efficiency and stability of perovskite solar modules

February 12, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

Solar panels and photovoltaics (PVs) are becoming increasingly widespread, contributing to ongoing efforts aimed at decarbonizing electricity production. Solar cells based on perovskites, a class of minerals that can leverage parts of the solar spectrum, have recently achieved highly promising […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

When big solar is your next-door neighbor

March 2, 2023

Via: Renewable Energy World

It’s in my back yard–IIMBY. The acronym could apply to large-scale solar photovoltaic projects and their potential impact on local economic factors, including home sale prices. In general, the effects of IIMBY have not been widely studied. But new work […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels

NREL advances green hydrogen production method

May 6, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Perovskite materials may hold the potential to play an important role in a process to produce hydrogen in a renewable manner, according to analysis from scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The NREL team analyzed an emerging water-splitting […]