03 Jan '12, 1pm

Silicon Solar Cell Efficiency World Record Set, Says Solar3D

As the company projected back in September, its newly completed technology is super efficient. “Our recent tests involve a larger design that contains multiple micro 3D photovoltaic structures that will make up a complete Solar3D cell. The results have exceeded our expectations,” said Jim Nelson , President and CEO of Solar3D. “If the results of the simulations hold up in fabrication, as we expect, our cell’s performance will be the highest conversion efficiency achieved in silicon solar cells.”

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/01/03/silicon-solar-cell-ef...

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