Silevo Inc., photovoltaic solar module manufacturer, says it has achieved greater than 21% conversion efficiency for its proprietary Triex solar technology at its high-volume manufacturing facility. The company is transitioning from pilot manufacturing to commercial production.
Triex technology is a hybrid product that combines crystalline silicon N-type substrates, thin-film passivation layers and a tunneling oxide layer in a single solar module. Silevo produces two series of Triex modules: the R-Series, for distributed-generation applications, and the U-Series, for large-scale commercial applications. Both have achieved full International Electrotechnical Commission and Underwriters Laboratories certifications, the company adds.
Silevo is currently shipping commercially to its first customers and has a customer pipeline of more than 250 MW of agreements in Europe, the U.S. and China.