Solar City created some buzz last week, announcing that it had produced the world's most efficient rooftop solar panel, with a module efficiency exceeding 22%. The announcement was particularly notable on two counts. First, this is the...Show More Summary
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Solar panels seem like simple devices: light in and electricity out, right? If you don’t care about efficiency, it might be that simple, but generally you do care about efficiency. If you are, say, charging a battery, you’d like to get every watt out of the panel. Show More Summary
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On Friday, SolarCity said that it had built the world’s "most efficient rooftop solar panel." The new solar panel "generates more power per square foot and harvests more energy over a year than any other rooftop panel in production.” The San Mateo-based solar company also said that it would soon start [...]
Originally published on Solar Love. On October 2, SolarCity announced that it has developed the world’s most efficient solar panels. The new panels convert more than 22% of sunlight into electricity. SolarCity will begin producing the first of the new panels in small quantities this month at its 100 MW pilot facility. Show More Summary
As an important tax credit fades, it's imperative that companies like SolarCity make big moves to help solar survive.
A new solar panel technology from SolarCity is the most efficient rooftop solar ever released. Can it finally push solar to mass adoption?
NEW YORK -- Elon Musk is a busy man, and he knows it. At a Friday event announcing super-efficient rooftop solar panels, the SolarCity chairman, who also serves as chief executive of both Tesla Motors and SpaceX, conceded that he sometimes ponders what drives him to take on so much. "It certainly does end up being a lot. Show More Summary
Rooftop solar giant SolarCity announced Friday that it has built a high-efficiency panel that the company says will generate more power per square foot and harvest more energy than any other on the market. The San Mateo, Calif., company will begin producing the first modules in small quantities...
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Renewable energy firm SolarCity announced Friday that it had developed the world's most efficient solar panel, and the market cheered. The stock was up over 6% around 3 pm EST. The new rooftop solar panel generates more power per square...Show More Summary
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The solar-power giant says the new module will be the highest-volume solar panel manufactured in the U.S.