Polycrystalline photovoltaic efficiency record for Schott Solar

On September 2, 2011 by SCHOTT Solar AG, announced the confirmation by the European Solar Test Facility, a record 18.2% efficiency solar technology, polycrystalline silicon. Also announced the signing of a voluntary agreement with the PV CYCLE for the collection and processing of P / B units at the end of life. “It is the result of a comprehensive research service on the part of the group SCHOTT», says head of development of SCHOTT, Claus Wangemann.

The company, which had the same record and in 2010, says it has intensified its research efforts at the wafer level, cells and panels, including work on the electrical properties of the wafer and the redesign of cells and panels.