cdte

August 24, 2021
New insight into how chlorine enhances the performance of cadmium telluride (CdTe) cells could result in even higher efficiencies, according to a team of researchers at Loughborough University in the UK.
March 25, 2021
Thin-film laser systems equipment supplier LPKF Laser & Electronics suffered from delays in receiving new expected orders from two long-stand customers last year.
PV Tech Premium
March 1, 2021
Mark Osborne provides a detailed analysis of First Solar’s technology and manufacturing strategy, examining its production transition issues to date and the company’s product efficiency roadmap.
August 23, 2019
The PV-Tech market research team can now reveal that the four solar PV module suppliers meeting AA-Rated bankability status.
November 8, 2018
PV Tech caught up with Lou Trippel, vice president of Product Management at US-based thin-film solar manufacturer and developer First Solar, to discuss how the company’s new Series 6 module has been received, sustainability gains from the transition and even the firm’s consideration of recycling capabilities beyond its thin-film remit.
December 20, 2017
Mumbai-based EPC firm Oriano Solar has completed two 20MW solar PV plants for First Solar in the state of Karnataka, in Gadag and Belagavi districts respectively.
December 11, 2015
Recently, First Solar provided updates to the market on 2016 company operations, but hidden within the details is potentially a more relevant metric relating to the competitive positioning of their CdTe panels with the main competition in the market today, p-type multi c-Si modules.
November 2, 2015
Leading CdTe thin-film producer and project developer First Solar expects to be operating all its production lines at full capacity in 2016.
October 8, 2015
Industry roadmaps hold that PV manufacturing is in need of major technology change. But with the leading silicon module manufacturers still favouring p-type multi c-Si, the best available evidence suggests otherwise, writes Finlay Colville.

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