Monocrystal, a global supplier of PV metallization pastes and synthetic sapphire, announced the launch of its new EFX-9X series aluminum metallization paste for Passivated Emitter Rear Contact (PERC) solar cells, specially designed for .. more
Volume production of PV cells based on PERC (passivated emitter rear cell) technology is expected to reach a new peak in 2017 on account of advances in equipment and manufacturing process. The latest PERC technology report from EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForc.. more
China-based solar manufacturer Wuxi Suntech successively released news about business progresses in one day. The company has increased conversion efficiency of its self-made multi-si PERC cells and has entered into a strategic agreement for pr.. more
Swiss equipment manufacturer Meyer Burger starts its business in 2017 with two MAiA 2.1 technology contracts with existing Asian customers for a total amount of about CHF 20 million (approximately US$19.6 million).
MAiA is one of the w.. more
Taiwan-based PV cell manufacturer, Gintech Energy, has signed a supply agreement with China Ecotek Corporation (CEC), a subsidiary of China Steel Corp. (CSC), on the very last working day of 2016, to provide 30MW of high-efficiency .. more
US-based wafer manufacturer, 1366 Technologies (1366), and Hanwha Q CELLS jointly announced a new achievement for multi-si PERC cells’ conversion efficiency. By using 1366’s Direct Wafer® on Q CELLS’ Q.AN.. more
EnergyTrend estimates that the total PV demand worldwide for 2016 will reach 69.5GW. The installation rush in China during the year’s first half and significant market growth in the U.S. and India have been driving this year’s demand.
The outlook o.. more