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

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

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

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

aleo Starts 30MW PERC Cell Production, Initially

aleo Sunrise, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Germany-based solar manufacturer aleo that was acquired by Taiwan’s SAS, officially started production on “CELCO” PERC cells. SAS started renovation and restructuring aleo.. more

Meyer Burger Wins New Order from China

Semiconductor equipment expert Meyer Burger awarded a new MAiA 2.1 equipment order from an existing, tier-one Chinese customer. The order, which is worth around CHF 18 million, involves in equipment delivery and installation and commissioning of the MAiA 2.1 system .. more

Trina Solar’s Multi-si PERC Cells Reach 20.16% Efficiency, Multi-si DP Cells 18.7%

Chinese tier-one PV manufacturer Trina Solar announced new breakthroughs in increasing conversion efficiencies PV cells on mass production basis. The P-type industrially-produced multi-si PERC cells’ average efficiency reached 20.16%, while the commercially-pro.. more


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