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Amorphous silicon solar cell development launched.
The world's first commercial production of amorphous silicon solar cells.
Japan's first installation of an on-grid photovoltaic power generating system for residential use.
Photovoltaic power generating system for residential use marketed.
HIT solar cells*1 marketed.
SANYO Solar Ark, one of the world's largest photovoltaic power generating systems, completed at Gifu Plant.
200W photovoltaic module with the world's highest*2 conversion efficiency marketed.
Established the Nishikinohama plant as photovoltaic cell/module production base.
Started mass production of HIT photovoltaic modules at the factory in Hungary.
Cumulative production of HIT solar cells tops 100 million units.
Started Shiga Plant operation.
Started production of Solar ingot and wafer at SANYO Solar of Oregon L.L.C.
|*1||"HIT" is a trademark of Panasonic Group. The name "HIT" comes from "Heterojunction with intrinsic Thin-layer" which is an original technology of Panasonic Group.|
|*2||Highest in cell conversion efficiency of 19.7% and module efficiency of 17.0%. (as of April 1, 2003, at mass-production level)|