Posts tagged: Cadmium telluride

Engineer Discovers Light can Stamp out Defects in Semiconductors for Better Solar Panels and LED Bulbs

University of Utah materials science and engineering associate professor Mike Scarpulla wants to shed light on semiconductors — literally. Scarpulla and senior scientist Kirstin Alberi of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado, have developed a theory that adding light during the manufacturing of semiconductors — the materials that make up the essential parts […]

Solar Power’s Relentless Push To Greater Efficiency

By Pete Danko First Solar is apparently inching toward manufacturing some silicon solar products, but that doesn’t mean the company’s bread and butter, cadmium-telluride (CdTe) cells, are taking a back seat. Not if this news is any indication: a new CdTe cell conversion record of 20.4 percent. This beats the old world record of 19.6 […]

Most Efficient Solar Panels — Which Ones?

One of the most common things people ask when they start to consider going solar or start to plan their life-changing solar expedition is which are the most efficient solar panels. However, first of all, that’s not even the right question for most people, and second of all, the literal answer to that question really […]

GE to build U.S.’ largest solar factory

GE to build U.S.’ largest solar factory, shake up market SAN FRANCISCO — In a move that could shake up the American solar industry, General Electric plans to announce on Thursday that it will build the nation’s largest photovoltaic panel factory, with the goal of becoming a major player in … Tweet

Energy-Efficient Improved Solar Panels

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