LONGi claims 22.71% PERC efficiency world record

Group unit Longi Solar hailed the new record as its “most important technology R&D achievement” yet. The Chinese company said that it expects to surpass a conversion efficiency of 23.0% at some point in the “near future,” without elaborating.

At the recent All Energy Australia event, Longi told pv magazine that it is targeting between 70 – 80 MW of sales to the Australian market in 2018. The company, which has been a major driver of monocrystalline technology, said in 2018 it will be shipping mono PERC modules the market with a power output on 305 W, in a 60-cell configuration.