New Energy Technologies and the National Renewable Energy Lab see hope for building-integrated OPV applications after fabricating a bigger module.
A researcher in Pittsburgh says Kelvin probe force microscopy could be the key to unlocking greater efficiency in low-cost organic solar cells.
Molecular Solar says its voltage breakthrough for organic photovoltaic cells could pave the way for new commercial uses in a wide range of consumer electronics.
University of Warwick researchers have developed a process that deposits an ultra-thin film of gold on glass and is potentially useful for organic solar cells.
Konarka says its Power Plastic organic-based photovoltaic solar cells have demonstrated a verified, record-breaking 8.3% efficiency, according to the NREL.
Rochester Institute of Technology researchers say that over an entire life cycle organic photovoltaics have a lower energy cost than silicon-based cells.