19 Jun '11, 10pm

Solar Panels from SunPower Achieve Guinness World Record

Solar Panels from SunPower Achieve Guinness World Record

I know, solar panel records are set almost everyday these days, it seems. One reason solar power costs have already dropped over 20% this year. But who doesn’t love a “new solar panel record set” story? SunPower, the most popular solar panel company in California , which is the clear solar leader in the U.S. , was recently awarded the Guinness Book of World Records Award for providing “the most efficient commercially available photovoltaic modules on the market.” The award was presented at the Intersolar conference in Germany. “We got the certification from them [i.e., Guinness] on Monday, and made the announcement at Intersolar on Wednesday evening at our E20 launch event,” said SunPower spokesperson Ingrid Ekstrom. The solar panels have an efficiency of 22.4% and are the first commercially-available PV modules to achieve an efficiency of over 20% (not that even 1% differ...

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