Conversion efficiency record crushed by First Solar at 21.5%

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Last year, First Solar set a world record for conversion efficiency mark for cadmium telluride at 20.4 percent.  A year later and that figure has now been easily passed with a new record of 21.5 percent, and with that, First Solar anticipates to exceed 22 percent in 2015.   Continue reading… “Conversion efficiency record crushed by First Solar at 21.5%”

World’s Largest Photovoltaic Power Plant in China

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The 2,000-megawatt complex similar to this will be built
in Ordos City, Inner Mongolia, China by 2019

First Solar, a leading maker of solar panels, based in Tempe, AZ, has announcedthat it will build an enormous, 2,000 megawatt solar power plant in China, starting next year. Bloomberg reports that it will be the largest solar power plant in the world.

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