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Multi-Si to Challenge Mono-Si’s Market Share as Black Silicon Technology Matures

Ever since PERC technology is getting popular, mono-Si products continue to threaten the market share of multi-Si products. Therefore, multi-Si manufacturers start to pay close attention to black silicon technology, hoping to improve the lower cell conversion efficiency problem caused by diamond-wire cut wafers and find new market opportunities for large multi-Si capacities. Compared with […]

Silicon solar cell of ISFH yields 25% efficiency with passivating POLO contacts

The Lower Saxony Institute for Solar Energy Research Hamelin (ISFH), an affiliated institute of the “Leibniz Universität Hannover” in collaboration with the Institute of Electronic Materials and Devices (MBE) of the “Leibniz Universität Hannover” achieved a solar cell efficiency of 25 %. This result was confirmed by DAkkS-accredited independent calibration laboratory ISFH CalTeC and presented […]

M10 Industries AG’s Kubus passes 72-hour stress test on the first attempt

The first two high-performance tabber stringers made by M10 Industries AG, based in Freiburg im Breisgau, have successfully passed Indian module manufacturer Emmvee’s site acceptance test. These two tabber stringers will enable the Bangalore based photovoltaic company to increase its annual capacity by 340 megawatts. The Kubus MTS 5000 stringer, winner of the Intersolar Award […]

Dyesol Ltd (ASX:DYE) Awarded $2.5 Million Grant for Commercialising Perovskite Solar Cell Technology

Dyesol Limited is pleased to advise that it has been awarded a $2.5 million grant under the Cooperative Research Centre Projects (CRC-P) programme. The grant is administered by the Australian Department of Industry. The funding support is for an 18 month project titled, “Large Area Perovskite Photovoltaic Material Coating on Glass Substrate” and complements Dyesol’s Major […]

Daqo New Energy Announces Initial Production at Its New Phase 3A Polysilicon Facility in Xinjiang to Increase Polysilicon Capacity to 18,000 MT Per Annum

Daqo New Energy Corp., a leading manufacturer of high-purity polysilicon for the global solar PV industry, recently announced that it has commenced initial production at the Phase 3A polysilicon facility located on its Xinjiang polysilicon manufacturing site. All the construction and installation work related to Phase 3A was completed by the end of 2016. With […]