By Mark Osborne, Senior News Editor, Photovoltaics International
Over the past two years the PV industry has been in disarray as massive global overcapacity has sent prices tumbling. In this context, technological innovation to reduce the costs of base materials and products has become increasingly important. The latest edition of the International Technology Roadmap for PV published in March offers insights into the latest developments as manufacturers continue to seek ways of cutting costs. This paper explains some of the key dynamics identified in the roadmap.