New Solar CPV Module Efficiency World Record Set — 36.7% Efficiency Achieved Thanks To Fraunhofer…

A new conversion efficiency world record for concentrator photovoltaic modules (CPV), of 36.7%, was recently set thanks to a research collaboration between the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE and the French CPV developer Soitec (along with the French research center CEA-Leti, and the Helmholtz Center in Berlin). The … [continued]

Global CPV Setting Up For Explosive Growth

The solar market has been dominated by traditional rooftop and utility-scale photovoltaic systems for years now, systems reliant solely upon solar panels to be situated in stationary positions to capture the most sunlight possible. However, according to information company IHS, the solar industry may soon see a new technological-player develop … [continued]