Frontier Energy Solution is a Korea-based startup dedicated to bringing the Perovskite solar cell to everyday life and providing energy in every corner of the world. FES was found in July 2016 by Global Frontier Center for Multiscale Energy System and its core people.
GreatCell Solar, formerly known as Dyesol, was an Australia-headquartered renewable energy supplier and leader in Perovskite Solar Cell (PSC) technology. In 2018 the company went bankrupt.
GreatCell manufactured and supplied PSC materials and was dedicated to the successful commercialization of PSC photovoltaics. It is mainly focused on:
Microquanta Semiconductor, based in Hangzhou, China, was established in July 2015. The company works to commercialize perovskite-based solar cells.
The company owns a super-clean lab, in which it can reportedly produce 6x6 c㎡ scale perovskite solar cells. The reported conversion rate is 16%.
Oxford Photovoltaics Limited (Oxford PV) was founded in 2010 as a spin-out from the University of Oxford to commercialize a new technology for thin-film solar cells. It was amongst the first in the world to recognize the potential of perovskites to act as a low-cost, highly efficient solar cell absorber material to convert sunlight into electricity.
Oxford PV is developing and commercializing thin-film perovskite solar cells, which can be printed directly onto silicon solar cells, CIGS solar cells or glass. Pioneering work developing perovskite thin-film solar cells has delivered a route to boosting the efficiency of current commercial cells; using a high efficiency coating in a multi-junction or “tandem” cell architecture. In addition, printing perovskites directly onto glass has led to a semi-transparent coating ideal for BIPV applications and, once integrated into the glazing units of a building, the technology is capable of providing a significant percentage of the building’s electrical energy requirements directly from sunlight.
By employing well known and well understood printing processes, focused on inexpensive and abundant raw materials, Oxford PV has developed a highly cost effective technology.
A team of scientists (Anand Verma (co-founder, CEO), Dr. David Martineau (CTO), Dr. Toby Meyer (co-founder, CEO Solaronix), and Andreas Meyer (CTO Lumartix)) have developed a digital printing technology to fabricate efficient and stable perovskite solar cells with custom design capability.
The fabrication techniques they developed are said to be highly efficient and flexible, which could reduce the production cost considerably, even for customized items.
Saule Technologies is a Polish start-up that designed a low-temperature method for manufacturing flexible photovoltaic perovskite cells. The company is working on the development of a flexible and semi-transparent cell based on PET foil.
Saule's aim is to combine perovskite solar cells with other currently available products.
Solar-Tectic is a thin-film specialist with patented technology primary focused on developing highly textured, single crystal semiconductor films on glass or other low-cost substrates.
Tandem PV is a U.S-based company working on mechanically-stacked perovskite+silicon tandem solar panels. The Company started its way as Iris PV, which was later changed to Tandem PV.
Toshiba is a Japan-headquartered multinational conglomerate that manufactures and sells various products and services including information technology and communications equipment and systems, electronic components and materials, power systems, industrial and social infrastructure systems, consumer electronics, household appliances, medical equipment, office equipment, lighting an