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Green Energy Investments at Work: DOE-Funded US Solar Panel Manufacturer Breaks 1/3rd of Sun Barrier

Jesse McDougall

Embattled photovoltaic solar power manufacturer Amonix announced on Tuesday that it has broken the solar module efficiency record, becoming the first manufacturer to convert more than a third of incoming light energy into electricity – a goal once branded "one third of a sun" in a Department of Energy initiative. The Amonix module clocked an efficiency rating of 33.5 percent.

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  • graceadams830

    Congratulations Amonix on breaking the "one third of a sun" efficiency goal.

    • Jesse McDougall

      Amen! Let's hear it for political and (actual) capital.