Energy & Green Tech

Stable solar cells from perovskite

Perovskite is a promising material. It captures the sun's rays and efficiently converts them into solar energy. It is also much cheaper than the current generation of silicon solar cells. But why are the Dutch rooftops not ...

Energy & Green Tech

Printing perovskite solar cells

To reach the target of carbon neutral, a transition from fossil energy to renewable energy generation is indispensable. Photovoltaic technology is considered as one of the most prominent sources of renewable energy. For decades, ...

Energy & Green Tech

Removing the lead hazard from perovskite solar cells

Although they offer a very promising solution for capturing solar energy, perovskite solar cells contain lead, which is toxic to the environment and a serious health hazard. EPFL scientists have now found a very elegant and ...

Energy & Green Tech

Crown ethers improve perovskite solar cell stability

EPFL scientists have used an unprecedented method with multimodal host-guest complexation to greatly improve the stability of perovskite solar cells while also reducing the release of lead into the environment.

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