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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Merger of Gintech, NSP and Solartech Will Contribute to Taiwan’s Solar Industry by Speeding Up Vertical Integration and Stimulating Investments

Taiwan’s three solar companies Gintech, Neo Solar Power (NSP) and Solartech signed an MOU on October 16 announcing their .. more...

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