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Venturing outdoors

Metal halide perovskite solar cells have shown promising performance, but mainly on small-area devices and under laboratory conditions. Now, researchers have demonstrated the fabrication of large-area devices assembled and packaged into modules and reported on their operation outdoors.

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Fig. 1: The deployment and performance of the perovskite modules in a PV system.


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Efforts by L.T.S. and T.J.S. were supported by the US Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) under the Solar Energy Technologies Office Award Number 38050. The views expressed in the article do not necessarily represent the views of the DOE or the US Government.

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Silverman, T.J., Schelhas, L.T. Venturing outdoors. Nat Energy 7, 576–577 (2022).

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