Conversion Efficiency

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JCN Network  Oct 14  Comment 
Teijin Limited announced that it has developed the world's first printable electronics material, named NanoGram Si paste, and related processing technologies, for the local back surface field (L-BSF) photovoltaic (PV) cell capable of high...
StreetInsider.com  Sep 26  Comment 
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JCN Network  Jul 3  Comment 
ULVAC-RIKO, Inc. has developed the evaluation system for thermoelectric modules which can generate power using waste heat or unutilized thermal energy and is going to sell it as "Thermoelectric Conversion Efficiency Evaluation System for Small...
StreetInsider.com  Mar 19  Comment 
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JCN Network  Apr 5  Comment 
Fujitsu Laboratories has developed a power supply unit for servers that features a 2.3 kW power output and achieves a world-leading conversion efficiency rate of 98.4%.
TechCrunch  Nov 7  Comment 
Solar energy has just made one step forward: Sharp announced that it has developed a solar cell boasting the world's highest conversion efficiency of 36.9%. This number is 1.1 points higher than for the company's last cell, which was unveiled in...
JCN Network  Nov 4  Comment 
Sharp Corporation has achieved the world's highest solar cell conversion efficiency of 36.9% using a triple-junction compound solar cell in which the solar cell has a stacked three-layer structure.
Reuters  Jun 17  Comment 
* To raise efficiency rate of monocrystalline cells to over 18.6 pct




 

This is the proportion of sunlight that the company's solar cells convert into energy (electricity).

This metric is useful to compare technologies between solar cell manufacturers and overall efficiency- higher conversion efficiencies mean that the solar cells can generate the same amount of electricity with lower sunlight.

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