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World's best solar panels to be made in Buffalo

Posted: 6:24 AM, Oct 03, 2015
Updated: 2015-10-03 10:24:11Z

The world’s most efficient rooftop solar panel, with a module efficiency exceeding 22 percent, will be made right here in Buffalo.

The new SolarCity panel generates more power per square foot and harvests more energy over a year than any other rooftop panel in production, and will be the highest volume solar panel manufactured in the Western Hemisphere.

SolarCity expects to be producing between 9,000 - 10,000 solar panels each day with similar efficiency when the Buffalo facility reaches full capacity.

SolarCity’s panel also performs better than other modules in high temperatures, which allows it to produce even more energy on an annual basis than other solar panels of comparable size.

SolarCity initially expects to install the new, record-setting solar panel on rooftops and carports for homes, businesses, schools and other organizations, but it will also be excellent for utility-scale solar fields and other large-scale, ground level installations. 

 

 

 
 

 

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