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Alta Devices Solar Panel Receives NREL Verification of 23.5% Efficiency

Santa Clara, CA – February 6, 2012 – Alta Devices’ most recent solar panel has been verified by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) at 23.5% efficiency. This is the highest solar panel efficiency yet achieved and demonstrates Alta’s progress toward its objective of developing solar photovoltaic (PV) solutions that are competitive, without subsidies, with fossil [...]

February 6, 2012|

New Science Demonstrated as Alta Devices Makes Rapid Solar Efficiency Advances

SEATTLE, WA – June 20, 2011 – When the scientists at Alta Devices began seeing their solar devices achieve efficiency results beyond what was previously thought possible, they realized that something scientifically important was going on. Their conclusion: a great solar cell also emits light and collecting that light increases cell performance. Previously, the efficiency of [...]

June 20, 2011|

Alta Raises Funding to Improve the Production Economics of High Efficiency Solar

Santa Clara, CA – March 9, 2011 — Alta Devices Inc. announced today it has raised funding to focus on improving the production economics of high efficiency solar PV (photovoltaic) applications. In addition to breakthroughs in advanced technology, the company is focused on manufacturing and form factor breakthroughs. “There are a number of advanced materials that [...]

March 9, 2011|