Hanwha Q CELLS Reaches 19.1% Efficiency by 1366’s Direct Wafer

Hanwha Q CELLS and 1366 Technologies co-develop multi-si PV cells with conversion efficiency up to 19.1%. The result proves that Q CELLS’ Q.ANTUM Technology and 1366 Technologies’ Direct Wafer are able to upgrade the power performance of PV.. more

1366 Technologies’ Direct Wafer Leads to 19.1% Efficiency Multi-si PERC Cells

1366 Technologies announced a series of new performance records for its kerfless, drop-in 156mm multi-crystalline wafers, including a champion result of 19.1% on an industrial line. The result was independently verified by the Fraunhofer ISE. Customers using 1366’s p.. more

1366 Technologies to Build 3GW Wafer Manufacturing Facility in New York

1366 Technologies announced plans to build a commercial solar wafer manufacturing facility in Genesee County New York that will eventually scale to 3 GW, house 400 Direct Wafer™ furnaces, and produce more than 600 million silicon wafers per year. The initial phase.. more

Hanwah Q CELLS and 1366 Technologies Partner to Reduce Costs of PV Cells

1366 Technologies and Hanwha Q CELLS have entered into a long-term strategic partnership to jointly advance the efficiency and quality of solar cells while dramatically reducing their costs. The two companies will collaborate on the development of 1366's proprietary .. more

Direct Wafer: 1366 Technologies Changes the Face of Solar Cell Manufacturing

Wafer or silicone solar cells represent the building blocks of solar panels. Traditionally, solar cell manufacturing involves a four-step process -- ingot casting, blocking, squaring, and sawing. However, these production methods waste 50 percent of the silicone material. .. more

Accelerating Solar Energy’s Path to Grid Parity

Renewable energy offers the prospect of meeting the current power demands of society in an environmentally friendly way, harnessing abundant and clean energy resources in favor of finite and polluting energy sources. Of the numerous forms of renewable energy resources, one i.. more


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