solar cells 31.6% efficient?

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solar cells 31.6% efficient?

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solar cells 31.6% effeciant?

Post by Richo » Mon, 02 Jan 2017, 16:17

Well yes and no - seems it depends of the TYPE of solar cell...
This is a list of the verified cells in each category:
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1 ... .2728/full


http://www.evgroup.com/en/about/news/20 ... nhoferISE/
Eggheads wrote:Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE together with the Austrian company EV Group (EVG) have successfully manufactured a silicon-based multi-junction solar cell with two contacts and an efficiency exceeding the theoretical limit of silicon solar cells.
From my understanding this is from lab results on a prototype 4cm2 die wafer form a couple of months ago.

I guess Alta had to step up and do one better...

How 'bout Alta staff.
2 founders, 7 management.
0 Engineers, 0 production crew, 0 physicists, 0 scientists...
Impressive.

Trina Solar claiming record of 21.25% for multi-crystalline cells.
http://2016.trinasolar.com/us/about-us/newinfo_978.html

UNSW claiming 34.5% for unfocused light.
http://newsroom.unsw.edu.au/news/scienc ... -engineers

I don't think you'll be putting Alta tech on your roof any time soon.
Although Alta Management may disagree Image
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