Lithium ion batteries are going to be deployed in massive volumes going forward globally. DNV GL tests those batteries to allow groups like 8Minute Energy to better model the technical, and thus financial, performance of those batteries. DNV GL’s most recent 2050 projections suggest 3 TWh of lithium ion globally, and 5.4 TWh of long…

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On December 21, 2020 OxFord PV announced that they set a new record for a perovskite-silicon tandem research solar cell at 29.52%. The perovskite cell was placed atop a monoPERC NType silicon solar cell. This efficiency percentage broke the very recently set record of 29.15% by Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, who had just announced their solar cell…

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The Clean Power Hour – a weekly clean energy headline review and commentary podcast run by Tim Montague, and yours truly – the CommercialSolarGuy – John Fitzgerald Weaver. First of course, here’s the podcast – Episode 30! Now, to the news! Elon Musk announces he’ll donate $100 million toward the best carbon capture technology. As…

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