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EU PVSEC: Oerlikon Solar launches 154 Wp thin-film solar PV module

Oerlikon Solar has launched a 154 Wp solar photovoltaic (PV) thin-film module with "a record efficiency" of 10.8% at EU PVSEC 2011 in Hamburg, Germany.

By Kari Williamson

The solar PV thin-film module will be ready for use on Oerlikon Solar's existing ThinFab lines by early 2013.

"We are committed to investing in research and development in order to further reduce production costs for solar modules, and to make photovoltaics an economically viable energy source," says Helmut Frankenberger, CEO of Oerlikon Solar.

"The new record indicates how advanced our thin film silicon technology is."

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