08 Apr '11, 5pm

GE to Build Largest Solar Panel Factory in U.S.

The cadmium telluride panels are less efficient than conventional panels, with a record of 12.8 percent efficiency, while conventional panels fall between 16 and 20 percent efficient. But the benefit to the thin-film panels is that they are cheaper to produce, which has made them attractive to solar developers and GE has stated it plans on both increasing the efficiency of the panels and lowering their costs by 50 percent within the next few years.

Full article: http://www.ecogeek.org/solar-power/3474-ge-to-build-large...

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