Market Survey Backsheets & Encapsulation 2020

TaiyangNews 2nd Combined Market Survey on Backsheets And Encapsulation Shows Surprisingly Many Product Innovations In A Segment Crucial For Longevity Of Solar Modules
05:59 PM (Beijing Time) - 09. October 2020
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This TaiyangNews market survey covers both backsheets and encapsulants, the key materials to protect the electric circuit of a solar module from the elements and mechanical stress.


At their core, solar modules are essentially interconnected cell circuitry wrapped in layers of polymer. This 2nd TaiyangNews Market Survey on Backsheets and Encapsulation Materials essentially covers the most recent developments associated with the two different sets of polymers used in solar module manufacturing—backsheets and encapsulation materials.

This year, our survey comprises of a total of 13 companies and 87 products listed in tables. Categorized according to applications, 68 of these are backsheet models and 19 encapsulation products.

Backsheet / Encapsulant Producers:

  • Agfa-Gevaert NV, Belgium
  • Aluminium Féron GmbH & Co. KG, Germany
  • Bischof + Klein SE & Co. KG, Germany
  • Borealis, Austria
  • China Lucky Group Corporation, China
  • Coveme Spa, Italy
  • Cybrid Technologies Inc., China
  • Cybrid Technologies Inc., China
  • Hangzhou First PV Material Co., Ltd., China
  • Jiangsu Sveck New Material Co., Ltd
  • Jolywood (Suzhou) Sunwatt Co., Ltd., China
  • Royal DSM Group, The Netherlands
  • Shanghai HIUV New Materials Co., Ltd., China
  • ZTT Group, China

For this market survey, we have also talked to several companies that supply components used for the final backsheet products.

Backsheet Component Producers:

  • ArkemaA. France
  • Borealis, Austria
  • DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions, USA
  • DuPont Teijin Film (DTH), USA
  • Hangzhou Foremost Material Technology Co., Ltd. (Fumotech), China
  • ZTT Group, China

The survey also contains an interview with world leading EVA producer Hangzhou First.
The TaiyangNews  Market Survey on Backsheets and Encapsulation 2020 is for download free of charge  here.

Shravan Chunduri

Shravan Chunduri is Head of Technology at TaiyangNews.

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