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According to the latest NPD Solarbuzz PV Equipment Quarterly report, solar PV module production is set to reach the 50GW milestone in 2014.
Holding its fourth annual global investor day on the opening day of Solar Power International 2013, Yingli Green Energy provided for the first time a window into its longer-term cell efficiency roadmap to 2020.
A new research note from Deutsche Bank analyst, Vishal Shah, remains bullish on the solar industry’s prospects for 2014, after meting with key industry players at Solar Power International.
Demand for monocrystalline solar cells demand is increasing as PV rooftop markets switch to self-consumption, according to EnergyTrend, a research division of TrendForce.
Beleaguered PV equipment supplier, centrotherm photovoltaics, has given a cryptic account of deterioration in revenue expectations over the next two years, having recently reviewed its order backlog.
At Solar Power International 2013, 3M Renewable Energy is debuting its latest backside busbar tape, ‘4706’ which allows manufacturers to eliminate silver-based backside busbars, enabling cost savings and protecting against the volatility of silver prices.
Eckhard Rau is to takeover as CFO of German equipment supplier RENA Group.
AVACO, a specialist manufacturer of sputtering (PVD) vacuum deposition equipment and atomic layer deposition (ALD) equipment, has announced the development of a new concept buffer layer deposition for photovoltaic cells.
Motech Industries will be showcasing a new ‘Sirius’ cell at Solar Power International.
After an extensive evaluation period, Hanwha Q CELLS has qualified for production purposes the use of ACT Aurora Control Technologies inline Decima CD metrology tool.
Lithuanian-based c-Si solar cell start-up, Baltic Solar Energy remains on track to start ramping its 67MW production line in the fourth quarter of 2013 with news that the facility will officially be opened in the Visoriai IT Park, Vilnius, Lithuania on October 15.
Taiwanese cell manufacturer Neo Solar Power (NSP) has recorded a 156.2% year-on-year revenue growth for September following its merger with DelSolar.
Professor Stuart Wenham of the University of New South Wales (UNSW) is leading a new PV cell processing initiative with many of the largest Asia-based cell manufacturers in a programme that is expected to improve silicon quality and cell performance.
Having continued to optimize its latest ‘Dual Print’ stencils and screens to provide fine-line front side silver contacts, DEK Solar, in conjunction with the Institute for Solar Energy Research Hamelin (ISFH) have reduced metallization silver cost to below US$0.01 per Wp, while achieving a 20.2% cell efficiency on a PERC solar cell.
Peter Fath has been appointed as the new managing director of the solar division of German equipment supplier RENA.