thin film

June 13, 2024
US solar technology company Swift Solar has secured US$27 million to develop its perovskite tandem solar cell manufacturing.
April 22, 2024
US cadmium telluride (CdTe) thin-film solar manufacturer First Solar has agreed to pursue further thin-film technology development with Germany’s Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW).
March 27, 2024
MNRE divides CdTe thin-film modules into three categories: utility or grid-scale power plants, rooftop and solar pumping, and solar lighting.
March 13, 2024
First Solar CEO Mark Widmar has said that the US solar manufacturing industry “remains in a precarious position, despite the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA)”.
January 22, 2024
US cadmium telluride (CdTe) thin film solar module manufacturer First Solar has acquired a new facility in Ohio to support its distribution operations.
November 2, 2023
US cadmium telluride (CdTe) thin-film module manufacturer First Solar has announced an agreement to supply utility-scale renewables developer Swift Current Energy with 500GW of thin film modules.
October 31, 2023
Scott Graybeal, CEO of Caelux, writes on the market opportunity for perovskite development in the US, along with its challenges for market implementation.
October 24, 2023
Thin-film manufacturer Ascent Solar has received positive feedback from the US Department of Energy (DOE) for its agrivoltaics technology, and the company will now apply for funding for the development of a proposed agrivoltaics system.
October 5, 2023
2023 is on track to be a “record year” for solar PV installations in the US; through August, 8.4GW of utility-scale solar was installed, 50% more than the equivalent point in 2022. In those deployments, some trends have emerged.
September 22, 2023
US thin-film cadmium telluride (CadTel) solar PV manufacturer First Solar has broken ground on a new, 3.5GW fully integrated manufacturing plant in Iberia Parish, Louisiana.

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