Solar Junction, Amonix Partner on Technology

Solar Junction, which in October set a record 44 percent efficiency for a multi-junction PV cell at a concentration of 942 suns, has signed a co-development agreement with Amonix, manufacturer of utility-scale CPV solar power systems. Amonix certified its own record conversion efficiency a year ago, operating a module at 33.5 percent. Both companies have facilities in San Jose, Calif.

Solar Junction develops a technology it calls the Adjustable Spectrum Lattice Matched (A-SLAM) cell, with a consistent crystal lattice throughout to optimize power at 1,000 to 1,300 suns. Amonix has been using acrylic Fresnel lenses to achieve concentrations of 500 suns in widely deployed operational systems.

Share on Facebook0Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedIn0Pin on Pinterest0Email this to someone
ASESDonate468

Have a Thought to Share?

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *