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The European HERCULES project targets the development of the next generation of photovoltaics in Europe. Combining 16 partners during 3 years and coordinated by CEA, the project aims to develop high efficiency solar cells and modules to reach a reliable, sustainable and cost-competitive PV technology from the lab to factories.
In short, the project aimed to
CEA is a French government-funded technological research organisation in four main areas: low-carbon energies, defense and security, information technologies and health technologies. A prominent player in the European Research Area, it is involved in setting up collaborative projects with many partners around the world.