Top CIGS PV modules by efficiency

Solar PV analysts at Solarplaza.com ranked copper/indium/gallium/selenide (CIGS) thin film photovoltaics modules by efficiency.

November 16, 2011 — Solar PV analysts at Solarplaza.com ranked copper/indium/gallium/selenide (CIGS) thin film photovoltaics modules by efficiency.

TSMC came out on top, with its TS-150 CIGS module hitting 13.8% power conversion efficiency. Miasole also struck above 13%. 6 companies, including Q-cells, Nanosolar, Solar Frontier, and others, had efficiency at or above 12%.

All of the top 10 modules boasted efficiencies over 11.4%, with efficiency not falling below 10% until the 20th ranked module, from Jenn Feng.

Visit Solarplaza.com for the full top-25 list of CIGS modules.

Also see: Inside TSMC Solar’s CIGS fab strategy

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