Gallery: Sanyo Unveils World’s Most Efficient Solar Module HIT-N230

 

Electronics giant Sanyo recently announced the development of what they are claiming is the world’s most efficient solar module. Called the HIT-N230, the new module has an impressive energy conversion efficiency of 20.7% which is unprecedented in the market.

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  1. abatra July 22, 2010 at 10:13 am

    Great Achievement

  2. rdc.arch June 16, 2010 at 4:38 pm

    i think what you are missing is that the technology you are referencing is scientific research, not commercially available technology – until those productsare brought to market they essentially do not count – there have been other high-efficiency success stories that have failed to make it to market for one reason or another . . .
    until it is commercially available i cannot put it on a building, in a car, or anywhere else, making Sanyo\\\\\\\’s offering the most efficient available – unless i am missing something . . .

  3. bcandell June 15, 2010 at 2:56 pm

    I’m confused… 20.7 percent is the “world’s most efficient”?

    What about Spectrolab’s 40 percent efficient solar panel – http://www.physorg.com/news99904887.html

    Or Caltech’s new solar tech that converts 85 to 96 percent – http://www.futurepundit.com/archives/006951.html

    Am I missing something here?

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