3D SOLAR CELLS, 2 new mfr to start in USA

I was looking at an article in Solar Power World and saw this interesting article. New 3D shaped silicon wafer. The 3D design in the same foot print of a 72 cell panel will produce 600 watts and will have a 33% efficiency. They will be manufactured here in the USA starting in late 2019.The second company will be manufacturing panels here in the USA



  • littleharbor2littleharbor2 Solar Expert Posts: 1,628 ✭✭✭✭
    Seems the encapsulation process would be tricky. Pull too much vacuum and you get crunched cells.  Maybe why they haven't got a prototype panel yet.
     I wish them much luck. The world needs  a new, revolutionary solar panel at a competitive price.

    2.1 Kw Suntech 175 mono, Classic 200, Trace SW 4024 ( 15 years old  but brand new out of sealed factory box Jan. 2015), Bogart Tri-metric, 540 ah @24 volt AGM battery bank. Plenty of Baja Sea of Cortez sunshine.

Sign In or Register to comment.