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SunPower Making Cells in Volume With Record 24% Conversion Rate

March 27, 2012

SunPower Corp., a solar-panel company majority-owned by Total SA (FP), is producing in volume cells that convert 24 percent of the energy in sunlight into electricity, the industry’s highest conversion rate.

Panels made with the cells will be available later this year, San Jose, California-based SunPower said today in a statement.

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