Record-Breaking Solar Cell Efficiencies, Part 1

What's Behind Record-Breaking Solar Cell Efficiencies, Part 1

By Jennifer Kho, Contributor   |   October 8, 2010   |
In this two-part series on solar cell efficiencies, we examine laboratory and commercial solar cell efficiencies of Crystalline Silicon, CIGs, Amorphous, Cadmium Telluride and Multijunction Concentrator cells

 

 

California, USA — In solar, it's hard to go a month without hearing news about conversion efficiencies. In September, for example, Oerlikon Solar and its partner, Corning, said they broke the world efficiency record for a lab-created tandem-junction amorphous-silicon cell. The cell, which was tested by the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory, delivered 11.9 percent stabilized efficiency.

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