Photovoltaics, including perovskite solar cells, are one of the fastest growing energy technologies. A recent paper from Dr Rhys Charles, Alexander Doolin, Prof Matthew Davies… Read More »Why Perovskite Solar Cells Must be Designed for a Circular Economy
Our carbon PV team recently visited Merida, Mexico to deliver a university workshop on screen-printed solar cells, meet with collaborators at Cinvestav and hold discussions… Read More »Screen-Printing Affordable Solar Cells with Students in Mexico
SPECIFIC researchers have established a low-cost and scalable carbon ink formulation capable of unlocking, for the first time, the potential for perovskite solar cells to… Read More »SPECIFIC Researchers Develop World’s First Completely Roll-to-roll Printable Perovskite Solar Cell
Last January, our PV team decided to put the first UK-made carbon perovkiste solar panels through their paces by testing their performance in the South… Read More »One Year Outdoor Testing the First UK-Made Carbon Perovskite Solar Panels
We have launched a new 3-year collaboration with Tata Steel UK to advance the development of solar roofing panels that can be printed onto the… Read More »Accelerating Active Building Technology – A New Collaboration with Tata Steel
A whole-system approach to materials is essential to reaching Net Zero. As part of EPSRC Net Zero week, we look at the work of three… Read More »Materials Innovation Webinars for Solar Energy & Net Zero Industry
SPECIFIC, along with Tata Steel in the UK, had a unique opportunity to showcase our perovskite photovoltaic technology at an exhibition marking Founder’s Day in… Read More »Printed Perovskite Solar Array Demonstrated in India for the First Time
Buildings account for around 40% of global carbon emissions. Solar cell technology integrated with the built environment offers an opportunity to make a significant difference… Read More »Emerging PV for a Low Carbon Built Environment Webinar Plus Q & A – What Did You Want to Know?
Perovskite Solar Cell Research for Aerospace Applications Webinar Plus Q & A – What Did You Want to Know?
In our second research webinar, we share our progress in the exciting novel area of solar cells for aerospace applications. Dr Wing Chung Tsoi, our… Read More »Perovskite Solar Cell Research for Aerospace Applications Webinar Plus Q & A – What Did You Want to Know?
SPECIFIC / SUNRISE PhD student Carys Worsley tells us about her first paper as lead author. Carys’ research replaced a psychoactive and toxic solvent currently… Read More »A Safer, Greener Way to Make Solar Cells