efficiency record

December 13, 2018
Specialist gallium arsenide (GaAs) PV manufacturer Alta Devices, a subsidiary of Hanergy Group, has achieved another new solar cell conversion efficiency record of 29.1%, which was certified by Fraunhofer ISE CalLab.
February 28, 2018
‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member LONGi Solar, a subsidiary of LONGI Green Energy Technology, has hit 23.6% conversion efficiency with its P-type monocrystalline passivated emitter rear cell (PERC) solar cells - a new industry record.
December 20, 2017
PV manufacturer Solar Frontier has set a new thin-film cell efficiency record of 22.9%.
November 8, 2017
JinkoSolar has beaten its own monocrystalline passivated emitter rear cell (PERC) cell efficiency record notching up a conversion rate of 23.45%.
March 13, 2017
China-based thin-film PV firm Hangzhou Microquanta Semiconductor has claimed a new efficiency record for perovskite mini-modules of 15.24%, certified by Newport PV Lab in Montana, US.
May 18, 2016
Engineers at the University of New South Wales have developed a new solar cell configuration using mini modules embedded within a prism that has achieved a sunlight-to-electricity conversion efficiency of 34.5% - constituting a new world record.
May 4, 2016
CIGS thin-film module producer Avancis has reported a record conversion efficiency of 17.9% with a 30x30 cm² champion mini-module, certified by Fraunhofer ISE.
March 2, 2016
Panasonic claims to have set a new module efficiency record of 23.8%, a full percentage point higher than the previous record c-Si record.
December 8, 2015
Solar Frontier has broken a conversion efficiency record for CIS thin-film solar cells that has stood for over a year, achieving 22.3% efficiency on a 0.5cm² PV cell.

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