Gallery: Amonix Achieves Highest-Ever Recorded Solar Power Efficiency w...

 

Solar panel manufacturer Amonix has announced that its concentrated photovoltaic technology has set a new efficiency record; their module achieved a conversion rate of 33.5%, which meets a long-standing Department of Energy goal for solar technologies to achieve an efficiency of “one third of the sun.” Moreover, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory has successfully tested the Amonix modules at an even higher efficiency rate of 34.2%, considered the “highest ever [efficiency] reached by a photovoltaic module under real-world conditions.”

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  1. Kari Norén June 1, 2015 at 5:41 pm

    That will translate to about 330W/m2, quite so impressive. At least 100X more effective than corn ethanol.

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