Suntech develops cheap and most efficient solar cells
Suntech Power, the Chinese solar power manufacturer developed a new process for manufacturing silicon wafers for solar cells that could slash the cost of solar power by 10 to 20 %.
It uses wafers made up of a single crystal of silicon. These are called “monocrystalline” wafers.
Topics: Chemistry • Crystals • Energy conversion • Energy harvesting • Natural sciences • Physical chemistry • Physical sciences • Semiconductor device fabrication • Silicon • Solar cell • Suntech Power • Wafer