direct wafer

March 6, 2019
As the PV-Tech team evaluated the topics best suited for this year’s PV CellTech event (12-13 March 2019, Penang, Malaysia), it was clear that wafering should be a key theme for inclusion at the conference.
February 26, 2019
US-based wafer producer 1366 Technologies and ‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member Hanwha Q CELLS are taking a major step forward in their long-standing R&D collaboration by establishing a volume production facility in Malaysia for 1366 Technologies ‘Direct Wafer’ technology.
August 23, 2017
US-based wafer producer 1366 Technologies and ‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member Hanwha Q CELLS have announced a new cells record of 20.3% using direct wafer technology.
June 29, 2017
US-Based wafer producer 1366 Technologies said that a small 500kW PV power plant in Hyōgo, Japan is the first commercial usage of its ‘Direct Wafer’ technology outside several test sites in the US, Germany and Japan.
March 8, 2017
US-Based wafer producer 1366 Technologies and ‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member Hanwha Q CELLS have jointly achieved cell conversion efficiencies of 19.9%, up from 19.6% announced in December, 2016.
December 21, 2016
US-Based wafer producer 1366 Technologies and ‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member Hanwha Q CELLS have jointly hit a new record of 19.6% efficiency for cells using the 'Direct wafer' process.
August 17, 2016
1366 Technologies has unveiled the first of a series of R&D achievements using its proprietary ‘Direct Wafer’ process to grow a three dimensional wafer or a thin wafer with a thick border, an advancement, deemed impossible with conventional ingot-based production technologies.
June 28, 2016
US-based ‘Direct Wafer’ producer, 1366 Technologies has secured a US$15 million equity investment and polysilicon supply deal from major polysilicon producer, Wacker Chemie.
May 5, 2016
US-Based ‘Direct Wafer’ producer, 1366 Technologies has secured US$10 million in funding from private equity firm, Hanwha Investment Corporation to support the building of its first major production facility at the at high-tech Science and Technology Advanced Manufacturing Park (STAMP) in Genesee County, New York.
April 12, 2016
US-Based ‘Direct Wafer’ producer, 1366 Technologies has secured a major supply deal with Hanwha Q CELLS, a ‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member that will enable the company to ramp its planned initial 250MW facility in Genesee County, New York state in 2017.

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