First Solar announces world-record CdTe cell efficiency of 18.7%, beating GE's recent record

March 07, 2013 | Analyst Insight

Recently, we published GE had achieved the world-record thin-film cadmium-telluride (CdTe) solar photovoltaic (PV) conversion efficiency of 18.3% (see the January 24, 2013 LRSCJ), but this record did not last long....