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Nov 5th, 2012
Amonix’s HCPV module with 34.2% record efficiency
Amonix Inc., the leading designer and manufacturer of concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) solar power systems, announced that they have successfully converted more than one third of direct sunlight into electricity.
In May of this year, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) confirmed an outdoor operating efficiency rating of 33.5% for an Amonix module, breaking the previous 30.3% record also held by Amonix. Over several days of on-sun testing conducted by NREL, the module efficiency peaked at 34.2%. This is the highest efficiency ever reported under real-world, operating conditions for a solar PV module.
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