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Perovskite and Organic Photovoltaics

NREL researchers are developing new approaches and advancing the research behind perovskite photovoltaics and organic photovoltaics.

Scientist holds several perovskite cells he has made in his lab, using a precursor solution that converts from a liquid base to an absorber in a device.

Perovskite Photovoltaics

We seek to make perovskite solar cells a viable technology by focusing on efficiency, stability, and scaling.


A perovskite solar cell.

Perovskite Patent Portfolio

Our patent portfolio spans eight technology areas critical to the advancement of perovskite solar cells.


Philip Parilla and Maikel van Hest in the PDIL in the S and TF at NREL.

Organic Photovoltaics

We advance the device performance and lifetime of organic solar cells.