European project CPVMatch drives solar module efficiency up to 41.4 per cent.
In the development of photovoltaic technologies, Concentrator Photovoltaics (CPV) has so far achieved the highest efficiency for the conversion of sunlight into electricity. The basis for this latest achievement depends on special multi-junction solar cells as well as the ideal interplay between the cell and the module optics.
Firm aiming to double production capacity at its Ulm, Germany, facility within the next 18 months.
No slowdown: Philips is continuing to expand VCSEL production
Philips Photonics says that the proliferation of applications for vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs) in 3D and proximity sensing means it has now passed the shipment milestone of one billion such devices.