Sharp to roll out solar cells with a conversion efficiency of 20%

Sharp has developed a crystalline Si solar cell prototype with a cell conversion efficiency of 20%, aiming for mass production in 2010. The company claims its product will be the most efficient residential crystalline silicon solar cell available.

An unnamed American manufacturer has been contacted in order to procure enough polycrystalline Si when commercialization starts. Sharp has chosen solar energy has one of the main pillars in its future business strategy.

Via Tech-On