Printed PV: Nanosolar unveils 640MW utilityscale panel fab, high-efficiency CIGS cell production


By Tom Cheyney

After staying relatively quiet for much of the past year, thin-film PV manufacturer Nanosolar came out with a full docket of announcements on 9/9/09: the completion of its major panel-assembly factory near Berlin; the start of serial rollto-roll production of its flexible copperindium-gallium-(di)selenide cells in the company’s San Jose facility; $4.1 billion in panel purchases from customers – including some of the world’s largest utility companies; NREL-verified cell efficiencies up to 16.4%; and new technical details of both its printed CIGS cell technology and utility-scale panels.

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The sixth edition of Photovoltaics International was published in November 2009 and includes a special BIPV focus. In addition, the Thin Film section offers a comparison of different ceramic Al-doped ZnO target materials by Fraunhofer IST, and Q-Cells unveils its production technology roadmap for boosting cell efficiences in Cell Processing.

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