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Solar Frontier Achieves World Record Thin-Film Solar Cell Efficiency of 22.9%

Tokyo – Solar Frontier K.K., the world’s largest provider of CIS solar energy solutions, has set a new world record for thin-film solar cell efficiency. In joint research with the National Research and Development Agency’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) of Japan, Solar Frontier achieved 22.9% conversion efficiency on a 1cm2 cell […]

Successful start of production of the largest CIGS solar module production site in China

AVANCIS supplies CIGS technology for thin-film factory. CNBM, China’s largest building materials group and parent company of German premium module manufacturer AVANCIS, has celebrated the production launch “First Module Out” at China’s most advanced CIGS PV plant. The start of the 300 MW factory is the first production unit of the largest CIGS solar factory […]

Amtech Announces Follow-On Order for Next Generation Solar ALD for PERC Cell Line

TEMPE, Ariz. — Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASYS), a global supplier of production equipment and related supplies for the solar, semiconductor, and LED markets, today announced its solar subsidiary, SoLayTec B.V., has received a follow-on order for three next generation solar Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) systems. The order is expected to ship and be installed […]

Mono-Si Prices in December Have Become Stable; Multi-Si Orders to Continue until January: Price Trend

This week, the focus of the market was on the change of the mono-si supply chain. Due to the rapid decline of mono-si price, the demand of this week has improved, and some PV cell manufacturers can finally stop inventory accumulation. Yet, because mono-si wafer’s supply was sufficient, its inventory has become full. Polysilicon Because […]

Field Proven solar PV materials are also proven to be cost effective!

Quality is a necessity, not an option for lifetime performance and returns for your PV systems   By Rahul Khatri, Technical Manager, DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions   MNRE has recently issued a new order seeking to improve the quality of components in the solar sector [Solar Photovoltaics, Systems, Devices, and Components Goods (Requirements for Compulsory Registration) […]