Improvements have been made to the second generation version. Oerlikon Solar says that manufacturing costs are reduced with the new system, slicing the thin film module cost to 0.35/Wp. A 10.8 percent stabilized efficiency is also on offer and 153 Wp module performance.
With the new second generation system, Oerlikon has also assured fastest-time-to-money with sellable TÜV certified modules after eleven months. With regards to the Micromorph technology, Oerlikon Solar has now achieved a stabilized efficiency of 12.5 percent. The fab is upgradable and there is a clean module design as there are no toxic elements.