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Abu Dhabi-based renewable energy firm Masdar has commissioned a US$31.99 million, 15MW PV power plant in the Mauritania, no
The acquisition of Swiss silicon thin film equipment supplier Oerlikon Solar by Tokyo Electron has resulted in sales of approximately US$3.1 million in 2012 up from US$2.9 million in 2011.
Germany-based industrial laser specialist InnoLas Systems GmbH said that the company achieved revenue of €40 million (US$52.9 million) in 2012, which was 60% higher than the previous year.
A total of 15 PV projects equal to approximately 85MW are to be built by project developer, Strata Solar and module manufacturer Canadian Solar in 2013.
China-based silicon thin-film manufacturer, Trony Solar which had its shares halted on the Hong Kong stock exchange due to accounting anomalies last year, said in a stock market filing that its audit committee dealing with the accounting issues had resigned.
Sharp Corporation reported PV product sales of 55.9 billion yen for its FYQ3 2012, up 9.4% compared to the previous quarter.
Panasonic’s high-performance ‘HIT’ PV modules have shown no sign of being affected by potential induced degradation (PID) characteristics after testing took place at the Fraunhofer Center for Silicon-Photovoltaics (CSP).
A small JV company, established between Tokyo Electron (TEL) and Sharp Corporation in 2008 to develop plasma CVD systems for use in thin-film silicon solar photovoltaic cells has been dissolved by TEL.
The €250 million acquisition of silicon thin film equipment supplier, Oerlikon Solar by Tokyo Electron (TEL) has finally been concluded.
Following on from its introduction at Intersolar Europe, 4JET’s new laser scribing system designed for both CIGS and a-Si flexible thin-film solar cells will take centre stage at its booth during EU PVSEC. The new roll-to-roll monolithic integrated process is claimed to provide advantages over connecting individual small cell shingles to a module.