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Ascent Solar Modules (ASTI) Achieve 10% Efficiency Benchmark

Ascent Solar just announced that its Copper, Indium, Gallium, Selenide (CIGS) monolithically integrated solar panel modules have achieved greater than 10% conversion efficiency. Ascent’s standard, 29 square centimeter modules were independently tested at the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), where they achieved conversion efficiencies as high as 10.4%.

In a press release, leaders from both Ascent and NREL offered commentary on the achievement:

Dr. Prem Nath, Sr. Vice President of … Read the rest