Crystal Solar has developed a breakthrough monocrystalline Silicon wafer technology which fundamentally alters the cost-efficiency equation for photovoltaics. This R&D 100 award winning, Direct Gas to Wafer™ technology allows for high-efficiency solar panels at radically lower costs with:
- 50% less silicon usage compared to conventional silicon due to the kerfless nature
- Demonstrated cell efficincies of > 24%
- At least 10% increase in power at the module when compared to conventional mono silicon photovoltaic technology
- Less than 50% of the capital cost compared to conventional monocrystalline silicon wafer technology
The company has established a semi-automated pilot line to demonstrate the manufacturing-worthiness and scalability of this technology.
The company has premier strategic partnerships with global players in the solar, chemical and semiconductor spaces. In addition, it is the recipient of multi-million dollar research awards by the U.S. Department of Energy.