2017-02-24

Fraunhofer ISE Produces Multi-Si N-type Cells with 21.9% Efficiency

As mono-Si product prices continue to decline, multi-Si products have slowly lost the price advantage, leading to lower market share. The industry is eager to find solutions, which makes diamond-wire cutting with black silicon the new f.. more
2017-02-22

SunPower Uses N-Type IBC Technology to Boost Cell Efficiency to 25%

SunPower announced the financial results of 4Q16 and the latest technological development results. Fab 4 built by SunPower in Philippines successfully raised solar cell conversion efficiency to 25% through IBC cell technology, rea.. more
2017-01-25

China 13th Five-Year Plan Goal: 60GW DG Installation、23% Cell Conversion Efficiency

China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) officially released the full articles of the 13th Five-Year Plan, regulating the energy development roadmap and action plan from 2016 to 2020. For solar PV, the .. more
2016-12-20

Trina Solar Reveals New Efficiency Record of 22.61% for Mono-Si PERC Cell

Trina Solar announced on December 19th that its State Key Laboratory of PV Science and Technology of China (the "SKL PVST"), set a new world conversion efficiency record of 22.61% for a high-efficiency p-type mono-crystalline silicon (c-Si) solar c.. more
2015-12-09

Solar Frontier Achieves World Record Thin-Film Solar Cell Efficiency of 22.3%

Solar Frontier has set a new world record for thin-film solar cell efficiency. In joint research with the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) of Japan, Solar Frontier achieved 22.3% conversion efficienc.. more
2015-07-13

Suntech Solar Cell Efficiency Reaches a New High

Wuxi Suntech, a subsidiary of Shunfeng International Clean Energy, Ltd., has achieved a new round of efficiency breakthroughs for its silicon solar cells. The Hypro modules that use these solar cells, together with Sunways inverters, will contribute significantly to the.. more
2015-04-29

TSMC Breaks Record of CIGS PV Cell’s Efficiency

The world record of CIGS PV module efficiency has been improved up to 16.5%! TUV SUD confirmed that the latest commercial-seized (1.09m^2) GIGS champion C2 module made by TSMC Solar Ltd. has achieved 16.5% module total area eff.. more

 

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