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Meyer Burger receives order for DW 288 Series 3 diamond wire cutting technology for about CHF 8 million from existing European customer

An existing PV customer located in Europe has awarded Meyer Burger a contract for about CHF 8 million for the delivery and installation of the newest generation DW 288 Series 3 diamond wire cutting saws. Delivery and commissioning of the equipment is scheduled to start as of the second quarter of 2017. Meyer Burger Technology Ltd […]

Meyer Burger awarded orders for MB PERC cell technology from two existing Asian customers for a total amount of about CHF 20 million

Meyer Burger awarded orders for industry-leading MB PERC upgrade cell technology from two existing Asian customers for a total amount of about CHF 20 million. Two existing PV customers located in Asia have awarded Meyer Burger contracts with a combined value of about CHF 20 million for the delivery and installation of the MAiA 2.1 technology […]

Imec and Besi Demonstrate Long-Term Reliability of Ni-Cu-Ag Plated Solar Modules

Today, the world-leading research and innovation hub in nano-electronics, energy and digital technology imec (partner in EnergyVille) and BE Semiconductor Industries N.V. (Besi), a leading manufacturer of assembly equipment for the semiconductor industry, announced that they have demonstrated long-term reliability in five full size 60-cells Nickel/Copper/Silver (Ni/Cu/Ag) plated solar cell modules, confirming the industrial value […]

Stability challenge in perovskite solar cell technology: New research reveals intrinsic instability issues of iodine-containing perovskite solar cells

Perovskites are a type of crystalline material that can be formed using a wide variety of different chemical combinations. Of the many different perovskites formulations that can be used in solar cells, the methylammonium lead iodide perovskite (MAPbI3) has been the most widely studied. Solar cells made of this material have been able to reach […]

Suniva Announces Expansion Completion at U.S. Manufacturing Headquarters

-Suniva, Inc., the leading American manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells and modules, recently announces the completion of its manufacturing expansion at its U.S. headquarters, located in metro-Atlanta, Georgia. The latest expansion increases the company’s Georgia-based manufacturing capacity to 450 MW. This next chapter in the company’s growth brings both an increase in solar cell efficiency […]

Successful rights issue of Meyer Burger Technology Ltd – 99.9% of subscription rights exercised

Meyer Burger Technology Ltd (SIX Swiss Exchange: MBTN) announces recently that 99.9% of the subscription rights have been exercised by the end of the rights exercise period on 15 December 2016, 12.00 noon CET. A total of 456,851,800 new registered shares had been offered. Existing shareholders were offered to subscribe for five new registered shares […]

SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES Receives Additional Agreed Prepayment for CIGS Project

The SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES AG (SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES) has received the next contractually agreed prepayment from the Chinese state-owned enterprise China National Building Materials (CNBM). Dr.-Ing. Stefan Rinck, CEO of the SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES AG, comments: “We are very pleased that the construction of the ordered machines for the first of the two CIGS factories is progressing timely. […]

Monocrystal introduces back-side silver paste for PERC

Monocrystal, a global leading supplier of PV metallization pastes and synthetic sapphire, today announced the launch of its new MY-555 cost-saving back-side silver metallization paste for Passivated Emitter Rear Contact (PERC) solar cells. MY-555 was specially developed to meet the demand for product with efficient balance of silver content and paste consumption. 55% silver content […]