October 21, 2021

CHICAGO PIXELS

SEMICONDUCTOR RESEARCH CENTER

First Solar launches Series 6 CuRe PV modules

Cadmium telluride (CdTe) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) module maker First Solar Inc of Tempe, AZ, USA says that its newly developed Series 6 CuRe next-generation PV technology has a warranted degradation rate of 0.2% per year, which is claimed to be the lowest rate for any commercially available PV product (based on publicly available information). This degradation rate is up to 60% lower than conventional crystalline silicon (c-Si) products, and ensures that the module will retain at least 92% of its original performance at the end of its 30-year warranty…