Suntech Claims New World Record in Silicon Panel Efficiency

By Ucilia Wang on August 19, 2009

Suntech Power said Wednesday it now holds the world record in producing the most efficient multicrystalline silicon panels, beating a record previously held by Sandia National Laboratories.

A panel sporting the company's newly developed Pluto cells was able to convert 15.6 percent of the sunlight that strike it into electricity, Suntech said.

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