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Top 10 World's Most Efficient Solar PV Mono-Crystalline Cells

 

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

 

 


  Manufacturer Cell Efficiency Cell Type
1. Sunpower
22.5% Maxeon Cell Technology
2. Sanyo Electric
20.2% HIT Solar Cell Structure
3. JA Solar
20.0% JAC M6SL Secium
4. Suntech
19.7% Pluto Cell
5. Suniva
19.4% ARTisun Select
6. Shinsung Solar Energy
19.4% SH-1940S3
7. E-Ton
19.3% Mono Cell 3BB
8. Motech
19.2% XS156B3-200R X-Cells
9. Neo Solar Power
19.2% Perfect 19
10. Solartech Energy 19.1% SR-156-3

 


 

 

*This table was first published on March 27, 2012.

Please scroll down or click here for the Top 30 mc-Si PV Cell 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

 

Cell Efficiency: 22.5%
Cell Type: Maxeon Cell Technology

Size: 130x130 mm

 

Data Sheet

 


 

2. Sanyo Electric SunPower E19


Cell Efficiency: 20.2%  

Cell Type: HIT Solar Cell Structure  

Size: 110x110 mm

 

Data Sheet

 


 

3. JA Solar SunPower E19

 

Cell Efficiency: 20.0% 

Cell Type: JAC M6SL Secium  

Size: 156x156 mm

 

Data Sheet

 


 

4. Suntech SunPower E19

 

Cell Efficiency: 19.7% 

Cell Type: Pluto Cell 

Size: 156x156 mm

 

Data Sheet

 


 

5. Suniva SunPower E19

 

Cell Efficiency: 19.4%  

Cell Type: ARTisun Select 

Size: 156x156 mm

 

Data Sheet

 


 

6. Shinsung Solar Energy SunPower E19

 

Cell Efficiency:19.4%

Cell Type: SH-1940S3 

Size: 156x156 mm

 

Data Sheet

 


 

7. SunPower E19 E-ton 

 

Cell Efficiency: 19.3%  

Cell Type: Mono Cell 3BB

Size: 156x156 mm


Data Sheet

 


 

8. Motech SunPower E19


Cell Efficiency: 19.2%  

Cell Type: XS156B3-200R X-Cells 

Size: 156x156 mm

 

Data Sheet

 


 

9. Neo Solar Power SunPower E19

 

Cell Efficiency: 19.2%  

Cell Type: Perfect 19 

Size: 156x156 mm


Data Sheet

 


 

10. Solartech Energy SunPower E19

 

Cell Efficiency: 19.1% 

Cell Type: SR-156-3 

Size: 156x156 mm

 

Data Sheet

 


 

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