German manufacturer achieves 21.7% efficiency

German wafer, cell and module maker SolarWorld has announced it will bring its latest world-record breaking PERC cell to market in the fall.

SolarWorld_Frank_Asbeck_panel_SolarWorld_f69808c230The Munich-headquartered Fraunhofer Institute confirmed this morning (Friday)

SolarWorld’s high-efficiency passivated emitter and rear cell (PERC) technology has

broken its own mass-produced PERC record by achieving 21.7% efficiency.

SolarWorld CEO Frank Asbeck is
back in the limelight after his company
broke its own PERC efficiency record.

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