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Apr 29th, 2013
Amonix achieves world record for HCPV module efficiency in test at NREL
Amonix Inc., the designer and manufacturer of concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) solar power systems, announced that it has successfully converted more than 36% of direct sunlight into electricity.
A module showcasing Amonix’s latest-generation CPV technology has been in outdoor testing from late February to April of this year. During this period, the Amonix module demonstrated a peak operating efficiency of 36.2% measured on March 14, 2013 with a DNI of 876 W/m2, an ambient temperature of 16°C and instantaneous wind speed of 1 m/s, breaking the previous 34.2% peak efficiency set by Amonix in May 2012.
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