Air Products wins bulk and specialty gases contract with CHINT Solar



China based thin film start-up, CHINT Solar has selected Air Products to supply both bulk and specialty gases at its new thin-film photovoltaic (PV) facility in Binjiang District, Hangzhou, China. The contract includes the supply of hydrogen, nitrogen and argon, as well as specialty gases such as silane, nitrogen trifluoride (NF3) and dopant mixtures. CHINT Solar is planning to reach 210MW in thin film production in 2010 and 380MW production capacity in 2010 that includes crystalline silicon solar cells.

“Air Products is excited to be CHINT Solar’s gas supply partner, and we look forward to applying our expertise in thin-film photovoltaic applications to help them quickly reach their goal of 210MW in thin-film PV by 2010,” said Corning Painter, Air Products’ Vice President and General Manager, Global Electronics Division. “Grid parity is key for the PV industry. Air Products continues to lower our customers’ cost-per-watt through innovative technical, product and equipment solutions.”

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Air Products has claimed to have won more than 20 new contracts in Asia serving both the crystalline and thin-film PV markets in 2008.

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