17 Jun '11, 9pm

SunPower Solar Panels Set World Record

SunPower Solar Panels Set World Record

A new solar panel from SunPower has set a record for efficiency — meaning it generates more power — and one of the company’s officials agreed to an interview about it. Q: You are in Germany receiving an award from the Guinness Book of World Records for solar panel efficiency….are you anticipating that you will break your own record soon, and what is the next efficiency threshold that can be achieved? A: We’re thrilled to receive this recognition from Guinness World Records for the leading efficiencies we have achieved with our commercially available technology. SunPower has led the industry in high efficiency solar cells and panels for some time, and will continue to make incremental changes to our cell and panel technology to further enhance efficiencies where possible. Q: News of increased solar panel efficiency is published with some frequency, but the articles tend to ...

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