Soltecture CIGS PV modules reach 100W, 13.4% efficiency

Soltecture produced its first 100W copper/indium/gallium/selenide (CIGS) solar modules at the production line in Berlin Adelsdorf. The modules have 13.4% power conversion efficiency and will be sold as the Linion line.

December 7, 2011 – BUSINESS WIRE — Thin-film solar cell maker Soltecture produced its first 100W copper/indium/gallium/selenide (CIGS) solar modules at the production line in Berlin Adelsdorf. The modules have 13.4% power conversion efficiency and will be sold as the Linion line.

Soltecture is on track to hit 14% module efficiency, said Nikolaus Meyer, CEO and founder, by mid-2012 at the latest. Meyer notes that 16% efficiency is in sight with manufacturing process optimization. “The concrete projects needed to reach a 16% goal have already been tackled and drafted.”

The Adelsdorf location also has been officially ISO 9001 certified by DQS, and the modules are branded “Made in Germany” as well.

Soltecture is a leading manufacturer of CIS-based thin-film solar modules and a provider of comprehensive system solutions for solar construction. Further information is available at: www.soltecture.com.

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