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Submission + - Solar Panel Breaks "Third of a Sun" Efficiency Barrier (

Zothecula writes: Embattled photovoltaic solar power manufacturer Amonix announced on Tuesday that it has broken the solar module efficiency record, becoming the first manufacturer to convert more than a third of incoming light energy into electricity – a goal once branded "one third of a sun" in a Department of Energy initiative. The Amonix module clocked an efficiency rating of 33.5 percent.
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Solar Panel Breaks "Third of a Sun" Efficiency Barrier

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