Amtech’s solar orders soar

Specialist PV manufacturing equipment supplier Amtech Systems has reported its best performing quarter since a record peak in 2011, driven by a bifacial N-type technology turnkey line contract from a new customer based in China.

Amtech’s new solar equipment orders top US$46 million

Specialist PV manufacturing equipment supplier Amtech Systems has reported its highest new order intake for solar segment equipment since 2011. New solar orders were US$46.9 million in its second fiscal quarter of 2017.

Yingli Green expects volume production of N-PERT IBC cells in 2018

China-based PV manufacturer Yingli Green Energy and industrial technology partners, Dutch research centre ECN and equipment manufacturer Tempress, a subsidiary of Amtech Systems have fabricated their first IBC (Interdigitated Back Contact) n-type solar cells on 6-inch monocrystalline wafers at the manufacturer's pilot line in China.