Sulfurcell Achieves 12.6% Efficiency in Commercial CIGSe Thin-film Solar Modules
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Author: CompoundSemi News Staff
February 21, 2011... Sulfercell of Berlin, Germany, reports that TÜV Rheinland, the a product safety and quality certification company, confirmed that its CIGSe photovoltaic modules achieved 12.6% efficiency of the company’s full-scale second generation 94W thin-film photovoltaic (PV) module. The high efficiency module will begin shipping to customers in as early as Q3 of 2011.
The company says it is ramping-up its production capacity to 35 MW. Sulfurcell distinguishes itself by developing comprehensive solutions for the BIPV, solar construction and commercial rooftop sectors. Sulfercell also indicated that it is currently setting up a network of partner installers and integrators in North America.
“We are delighted Sulfurcell has achieved such momentum over the last year, with major supply agreements, financing, and now validation of our 12.6% efficiency CIGS modules,” said Dr. Nikolaus Meyer, CEO of Sulfurcell. “With our high-efficiency modules hitting the market in a matter of months, we imagine 2011 will be another year of continued success for Sulfurcell.”
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