Frank P. Averdung, Chief Executive Officer at Oxford PV commented, “Oxford PV’s move to commercial manufacturer is building momentum. We now have the orders placed for our first 125 MW perovskite-on-silicon solar cell manufacturing line.” Image: Oxford PV
Updated: Leading PV manufacturing equipment supplier Meyer Burger Technology has received a further CHF 18 million (US$18.2 million) from partner, Oxford PV for the purchase of key equipment for a 125MW integrated production line to fabricate high-efficiency perovskite HJT tandem solar cells.
Meyer Burger also noted that the strategic partnership with Oxford PV would lead to the volume production of perovskite heterojunction tandem solar cells with over 30% conversion efficiencies.
The equipment supplier had received the first order from Oxford PV, worth CHF 20 million, in August 2019. The production capacity at Oxford PV’s plant in Germany is set to be expanded to 250MW of nameplate capacity by the end of 2020.
Frank P. Averdung, Chief Executive Officer at Oxford PV commented, “Oxford PV’s move to commercial manufacturer is building momentum. We now have the orders placed for our first 125 MW perovskite-on-silicon solar cell manufacturing line.”
The strategic partnership was established after Meyer Burger took an 18.8% stake in Oxford PV with the option to double the investment by the end of 2020.
Mar 10 - Mar 12, 2021
Penang, Malaysia (also available virtually)
Understand fully the technical and logistical supply chains that determine the production and performance of solar modules, including all related factors impacting quality, reliability & bankability. This event will be run as a live event in Penang for delegates able to attend and will also welcome virtual delegates via streamed content and online networking.
Oct 27 - Oct 29, 2020
Going into its fifth year over 200 delegates from 150 companies and 20 countries representing the PV supply chain will gather (virtually, due to COVID-19) for 3 days to discuss the technology roadmaps for PV cell advancement in GW markets. The scope of the event has been expanded this year, to cover developments in wafer supply and thin-film investments and technologies alongside all the regular benefits to all stakeholders tracking PV technology and investment trends for the next 5 years.