Solar Power Breaks the World Record With “Miracle Material”

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  • Researchers have developed a solar cell that has passed the 30% efficiency barrier.
  • This has been achieved by combing silicon solar cells with perovskite.
  • “This type of solar cell features a highly transparent back contact that allows over 93% of the near-infrared light to reach the bottom device,” said Dr Mehrdad Najafi from the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research.

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