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10 Bonus Solar News Stories

June 29th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

There was plenty of positive solar energy news this month. Aside from the 63 solar stories we've published so far, below are 10 more stories that seem worth looking at even though we didn't take time to explore them in detail


First Solar Sets Thin Film CdTe Solar Cell Efficiency World Record

July 27th, 2011 | by Andrew

First Solar has set a new world record for converting the energy from sunlight into electricity. One of its latest cadmium-telluride photovoltaic cells, which are used in its thin film solar PV panels, achieved a 17.3% conversion efficiency in testing at the NREL in Colorado, blowing away the previous record of 16.7%, which was set back in 2001.



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