Hanergy Solar’s German-based subsidiary, Solibro has achieved a conversion efficiency of 20.5%, which have been verified by the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

In December, 2013 Solibro had reported a CIGS solar cell had achieved a conversion efficiency of 19.6%, then verified by Fraunhofer ISE.

Hanergy Solar is preparing to build and ramp production of Solibro’s technology in China as part of its drive to become a major integrated PV Energy Provider (PVEP). The plan also included technology from its US based subsidiary MiaSole.