The trio leading perovskite commercialization: Financing heats up, but hurdles cool the hype

The two leading companies attempting to take perovskites out of the lab and into the market announced new funding. Oxford Photovoltaics (see the April 30, 2014 LRSJ) raised $6.6 million from its Series B, while Dyesol (see the February 4, 2013 LRSJ) secured $353,000 of funding from the Australian...

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