Oxford PV to advance commercialisation with HZB collaboration

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Oxford PV is collaborating with the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB) research centre to move perovskite solar cells closer to commercialisation.

Oxford PV has made considerable progress in transferring its advanced perovskite on silicon tandem solar cell technology from its UK laboratory to an industrial scale process at its site in Brandenburg an der Havel, Germany.

HZB’s  expertise in silicon heterojunctions solar cell technology, will support Oxford PV to further optimise its perovskite on silicon tandem solar cell technology, and demonstrate production scale up, to ensure ease of integration into large scale silicon solar cell and module production.

“Working with HZB to understand solar cell manufacturers’ silicon cells, will allow Oxford PV’s perovskite on silicon tandem formation to be fully optimised, to ensure the most efficient tandem solar cell, and the easy transfer of our technology into our commercial partner’s industrial processes,” said Chris Case, Chief Technology Officer at Oxford PV,

“Oxford PV is now in the final stage of commercialising its perovskite photovoltaic solution, which has the potential to enable efficiency gains that will transform the economics of silicon photovoltaic technology globally.”