U.S. Department of Energy Photovoltaic Energy Program Overview FY 1999

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    This annual report details the FY 1999 achievements of the U.S. Department of Energy PV Program in the categories of Research and Development, Technology Development, and Systems Engineering and Applications. Highlights include development of a record-breaking concentrator solar cell that is 32.3% efficient; fabrication of a record CIGS (copper indium gallium diselenide) cell at 18.8% efficiency;sharing an R&D 100 award with Siemens Solar Industries and the California Energy Commission for development and deployment of commercial CIS thin-film modules; and support for the efforts of the PV Industry Roadmap Workshop.
    Original languageAmerican English
    Number of pages24
    StatePublished - 2000

    NREL Publication Number

    • NREL/BR-520-26923

    Other Report Number

    • DOE/GO-102000-0963


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