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First Solar Breaks Solar Cell Efficiency Record For CdTe Solar Cells… Yet Again

A new world record conversion efficiency for cadmium-telluride (CdTe) solar photovoltaic cells was recently achieved by researchers at First Solar’s Research & Development Center in Perrysburg, Ohio. The new record of 21.5% efficiency was verified and certified at the Newport Corporation’s Technology and Applications Center PV Lab — and keeps the solar developer on track […]

February 8th

Panasonic HIT Solar Cell Sets World Efficiency Record

Panasonic has a long history of breaking solar efficiency records. The company recently announced that it has broken an efficiency record again. Its HIT solar cell has achieved a conversion efficiency of 25.6%, a new world record and “a major increase over the previous¬†world record for crystalline silicon-based solar cells,” as Panasonic notes. Notably, that […]

April 19th

Which Solar Panels Are Most Efficient?

Updated several times, last time being March 21, 2015, in order to update the efficiency records. Reposted from Cost of Solar: One of the most common things people ask when they start to consider going solar or start to plan their life-changing solar expedition is which are the most efficient solar panels. However, first of […]

July 18th