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CSIRO achieves record efficiency for next-gen roll-to-roll printed solar cells

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🏭 Vertical: Electrical Equipment

🏢 Organizations: CSIRO, University of Cambridge, Monash University, University of Sydney, University of New South Wales

Scientists from Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, have led an international team to a clean energy breakthrough by setting a new efficiency record for fully roll-to-roll printed solar cells. Printed onto thin plastic films, this lightweight and flexible solar technology will help meet the growing demand for renewable energy by expanding the boundaries of where solar cells can be used. The team demonstrated performances for solar cells of 15.5% efficiency on a small scale and 11% for a 50 cm2 module, which is a record for fully printed solar cells.

CSIRO is actively seeking industry partners to further develop and commercialise this technology.

Read more at CSIRO News