18 Nov '11, 5am

Guest Post: Twelve Good Reasons Why High Efficiency Matters in Photovoltaics

Guest Post: Twelve Good Reasons Why High Efficiency Matters in Photovoltaics

This can be accomplished by clever cell design and manufacturing technology innovation, which can increase cell efficiency without appreciably increasing cost. Cells and modules are the DNA of the PV value chain because higher efficiency reduces the use of semiconductor material and number of wafers, cells and modules required to build a given size system. There are 12 good reasons why higher efficiency cells, processed at little or no additional cost, reduce levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) for the customer and increase the profit margin which can be shared by cell/module manufacturers and system installers. These reasons are listed below in chronological order from reduced material cost to LCOE.

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