2016-12-13

MONOCRYSTAL Unveils Paste Solution for PERC Technology

Monocrystal, a supplier of PV metallization pastes and synthetic sapphire, announced the launch of its new MY-555 cost-saving back-side silver metallization paste for Passivated Emitter Rear Contact (PERC) solar cells. MY-555 was speci.. more
2016-12-08

SunPower Announces 2,500 Job Cut and 700MW Fab 2 Closure, a Consequence of PERC’s Threat?

The solar industry has been under a cloud because of uncertainty of policies and market demand. Many companies in many countries have announced to cut jobs or to close factories, including SunPower, a leading solar company in the U.S., which ann.. more
2016-11-03

Moving Forward with a Focus On R&D: Exclusive interview with Heraeus

As the solar industry develops, competition is intensifying. Industry insiders are focused on costs and conversion efficiency. Yet the key to success lies in deploying industry-leading technology that is both high quality and reasonably priced. Heraeus Photovoltaics Global.. more
2016-10-14

Hereaus’ Front-side Silver Paste for PERC will Increase 0.1% Cell Efficiency

Heraeus Photovoltaics, the global supplier of metallization solutions to the PV industry, made the debut of its PERC silver front-side paste, the Heraeus SOL9641A series, for the Taiwanese market at the PV Taiwan 2016 tradeshow. Taiwan is one of the world&rsqu.. more
2016-10-11

Amtech Announces New Order for Next-Gen PERC Equipment

Amtech Systems, a global supplier of production equipment and related supplies for the solar, semiconductor, and LED markets, announced its solar subsidiary, SoLayTec B.V., has received a follow-on order for three next generation solar ALD systems. The order is from.. more
2016-09-22

LERRI Solar Expands Mono-si Capacity to 5GW

LERRI Solar Technology, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Xi'an LONGi, announced that its Taizhou facility officially entered mass production phases on September 6, 2016. The new facility increases LERRI’s mono-si cell and mod.. more
2016-09-19

China’s Top Runner Program Improves Mono-si Products’ Market Share to 25%

China’s domestic PV market was booming in the first half 2016, and more than 20GW of power plant projects were connected to the country’s grid for the first and second quarter. During this period, different sections of the PV supply chain at times were unable .. more

 

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