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Kyocera Achieves New World Record in Solar Cell Efficiency

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Posted by SJC on October 16, 2006, 5:07 pm
October 16, 2006 - Kyocera announced today that it has achieved a new world
record of 18.5%
energy conversion efficiency for a 15cm x 15cm multicrystalline silicon solar
http://www.kyocerasolar.com/news/news_detail.cfm?key (0

Posted by ~~NoMad~~ on October 16, 2006, 6:46 pm

Darn, Now I need to sell my 17.7% panels and buy the new 18.5% panels!

There is no such thing as Too Much Power!


Posted by Solar Flare on October 18, 2006, 11:40 pm
 Why are we attacking the terrorists then?

Posted by Windsun on October 16, 2006, 8:33 pm
 While efficiency is always good, so far we have not seen any of all these
improvements bring prices down in the past 3 years or so. In fact, Kyocera
has raised prices on us about 6 times in the past 18 months.

But then, so have all other manufacturers - I think Sharp had about 15
increases, but we finally gave up on them.

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