Intended to bring to market new innovative products for the photovoltaics industry and market as well as speed-up their introduction, DuPont has opened the Meyrin Photovoltaic Application Laboratory at its European Technical Center in Geneva, Switzerland. The lab will operate as an open centre, enabling technological exchanges and research collaborations between DuPont and customers, industrial partners, institutes and academia.
DuPont said that the lab is designed to advance state-of-the-art solar module design and deliver cost-effective, high-performance solutions for the photovoltaic industry.
“Addressing energy needs is a global concern. The generation and storage of renewable energy will be the fastest growing sector in the energy market for the next 20 years,” said DuPont Chair and CEO, Ellen Kullman. “We can apply the power of our market-driven science to offer products and technologies that can transform the sun’s potential into clean energy, contributing to decreasing dependence on fossil fuels.”