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Suntech Breaks Solar Panel Efficiency Record – Again

Suntech Breaks Solar Panel Efficiency Record – Again
Energy Matters 24 SEPTEMBER, 2009

“…… The company announced yesterday it had again beaten all previous records for polycrystalline silicon module conversion efficiency. The new world record conversion efficiency (aperture area only) was measured at 16.53% by the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE in Germany.

As with the previous effort, this record breaking multi-crystalline silicon module is powered by Pluto PV cells.

According to Dr. Stuart Wenham , Suntech’s Chief Technology Officer, “This shows that it is possible to combine both first class R&D and low cost manufacturing into a commercially viable business model that will bring clean alternative energy to the world’s growing energy demands.”…….
Suntech’s Chairman and CEO, Dr. Zhengrong Shi , will present a paper on the technology required to produce the Pluto cells on a commercial scale at the European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference in Germany today.

Suntech Breaks Solar Panel Efficiency Record – Again : Renewable Energy News

September 24, 2009 - Posted by | 1, 2 WORLD, ENERGY |

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