China takes global lead in solar cell patent applications


According to news released on January 6, the latest data from the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) reveals that China currently leads the world in the number of patent applications for solar cells, with a total of 126,400 applications. This accomplishment underscores China's robust innovation capabilities in the field. It is reported that in recent years, China's photovoltaic industry has experienced rapid development, forming the most comprehensive global photovoltaic industry chain. Simultaneously, the industry has continuously achieved breakthroughs in technological innovation. According to data from the CNIPA, the annual growth rate of patent applications in China's photovoltaic industry has reached 23.1%, and the quality of patents is steadily improving. Chinese enterprises have already emerged as global leaders in the photovoltaic conversion efficiency of solar cells.