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Oxford PV sets new efficiency record for perovskite-silicon tandem at 29.52%

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January 08, 2021
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Once again, Oxford PV has announced a new efficiency record for a perovskite-silicon solar tandem – outperforming HZB's previous mark (29.15% efficiency). In line with these achievements, both organizations are aiming to push the performance of perovskite-silicon tandems beyond 30% in the near future. Despite commercialization delays related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Oxford PV is in the process of ramping up the production of perovskite-silicon cells and is targeting commercialization in mid-2021. Clients should expect perovskite cells to gain significant traction this year; once commercialized, the most crucial factor that will define product economics will be module-level performance and durability in outdoor environments. 

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