Calyxo GmbH reached 16.2% cell efficiency
Calyxo GmbH Bitterfeld / Wolfen – Thalheim reached 16.2% cell efficiency on its low cost cadmium-telluride (CdTe) technology. The testing body SGS Germany has officially confirmed the record numbers.
Calyxo GmbH confirms the tremendous performance potential of photovoltaic devices based on CdTe technology made by its proprietary low cost atmospheric deposition technology. "This result shows the efficiency potential of Calyxo's hot and fast deposition technology. Based on this achievement we are confident to reach 17%-18% cell efficiency and 14-15% top module efficiency later this year", said Michael Bauer, Calyxo's Chief Technology Officer.
Calyxo GmbH currently operates a 25 MWp production line with over 150 employees at the manufacturing plant that has been in commercial production since 2009 in Bitterfeld / Wolfen-Thalheim, also known as Solar Valley in Saxony-Anhalt. Calyxo GmbH is totally owned by the original technology provider Solar Fields, LLC, Toledo, Ohio, U.S.A.