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Top 10 World's Most Efficient Solar PV Modules (Mono-Crystalline)

 

The table below shows the Top 10 of the current commercially available mono-crystalline silicon solar PV modules with the highest module efficiency.
This information has been collated from public sources such as product datasheets online.

 

 


  Manufacturer Module Efficiency Module Type
1. Sunpower 20.40% E20 / 333 SOLAR PANEL
2. AUO 19.50% PM318B00
3. Sanyo Electric 19.00% HIT-N240SE10
4. Jiawei 18.30% JW-S100
5. Crown Renewable Energy 18.30% Summit 100LM
6. Idea Solar 17.50%
IS-W234
7. Winaico 17.15% WSP-285M6
8. PVT Austria 16.88% PVT-2xxMAE-A255
9. JA Solar 16.84% JAM5(L)-72-215/SI
10. Zytech 16.84% ZT 215S

 


 

 

*This table was first published on June 27, 2011 and last updated on July 30, 2012

Please scroll down or click here for the Top 50 mc-Si PV Module Efficiency list. Companies that feel they should be included in these lists are invited to contact us and provide the public information source.

 

 


 

1. Sunpower SunPower E19

 

Module Efficiency: 20.40%
Module Type: E20 / 333 SOLAR PANEL
Cell Efficiency: 22.80%

Cell Type: Sunpower Maxeon Cell

 

Data Sheet

Sunpower Company Profile

 

 


 

2. AUO LG Solar

 

Module Efficiency: 19.50%

Module Type: PM318B00

Cell Efficiency: n.a.

Cell Type: n.a.

 

Data Sheet


 


 

3. Sanyo Electric Sanyo

 

Module Efficiency: 19.00%
Module Type: HIT-N240SE10
Cell Efficiency: 21.60%

Cell Type: HIT Cell Technology

 

Data Sheet

Sanyo Company Profile

 

 


 

4. Jiawei Jianwei

 

Module Efficiency: 18.30%

Module Type: JW-S100 

Cell Efficiency: 21.01%

Cell Type: n.a.

 

Data Sheet


 


 

5. Crown Renewable Energy    Crown Summit

 

Module Efficiency: 18.30%

Module Type: Summit 100LM

Cell Efficiency: n.a.

Cell Type: n.a.

 

Data Sheet

 

 


 

6. Idea Solar  Crown Summit

 

Module Efficiency: 17.50%

Module Type: IS-W234

Cell Efficiency: n.a.

Cell Type: Sunways


Data Sheet

 

 


 

7. Winaico

 Crown Summit

Module Efficiency: 17.15%

Module Type: WSP-285M6

Cell Efficiency: n.a.

Cell Type: n.a.

 

Data Sheet

 

 


 

8. PVT Austria Crown Summit

 

Module Efficiency: 16.88% 

Module Type: PVT-2xxMAE-A255

Cell Efficiency: n.a.

Cell Type: n.a.

 

Data Sheet

 

 


 

9. JA Solar JA Solar

 

Module Efficiency: 16.84%

Module Type: JAM5(L)-72-215/SI

Cell Efficiency: 19.10%

Cell Type: SECIUM Mono 6 "(R200) JAC M6S

 

Data Sheet

JA Solar Company Profile

 

 


 

10. Zytech   Crown Summit

 

Module Efficiency: 16.84%

Module Type: ZT 215S

Cell Efficiency: n.a.

Cell Type: n.a.

 

Data Sheet

 

 

 


 

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