ALD Equipment Suppliers Made Significant Advancements In The Deposition Of Aluminum Oxide For PV Applications To Enhance The Performance
Thursday, 07 Sep 2023
ALD systems were the first to facilitate aluminum oxide deposition for PV. The fundamentals of ALD can be found in our earlier PERC reports, e.g., PERC Solar Cell Technology 2017 Edition.
The Selection Of Deposition Systems For TOPCon Cell Production Depends On Several Factors such As throughput, Wafer Size And Desired Thickness Of Polysilicon Film
Tuesday, 05 Sep 2023
Passivation is a very crucial step in solar cell processing. The bulk of silicon wafers can neither be completely free from impurities, nor from crystal lattice disruptions on both surfaces.
TaiyangNews Market Survey on Solar Cell Production Equipment Lists Wide Range Of Diffusion Furnaces From Leading Suppliers
Thursday, 31 Aug 2023
The diffusion furnaces listed in TaiyangNews Cell Production Survey 2023– a total of 14 from 7 companies – are all based on low pressure diffusion.
The Latest On PERC & TOPCon Cell Texturing Techniques Using Alkaline and Acidic Solutions, Inline Processing And Dry Etching Innovations
Tuesday, 15 Aug 2023
In a previous article on solar cell processing, we discussed about surface preparation steps in PERC/TOPCon cell production (see Solar Cell Surface Preparation). We now look into the texturing process.
Friday, 04 Aug 2023
Canadian Solar’s groundbreaking ceremony in Hohhot; LONGi releases 1st Half 2023 interim results; Hongyuan rolls out 1st module from Phase I; INGENE SAGL receives 1 MW of modules from YuanTech; S.C New Energy’s new PECVD based microcrystalline P process.
With Topcon Becoming The New Standard, Reducing Reflection And Tool Configuration Are Hot Topics During Surface Preparation In Solar Cell Processing
Wednesday, 02 Aug 2023
Our previous article on solar cell processing equipment provides an overview of key process steps – surface preparation, emitter formation, passivation, metallization and testing (see The Main Solar Cell Production Equipment Updates).
Trina Begins Supply Of Vertex Modules For Hydro-Solar Power Plants & More From LONGi, Jinchen Solar, S.C. New Energy, Gaoce
Thursday, 27 Jul 2023
Trina begins supply of Vertex 580W modules to Xigu and Xieka hybrid hydro-solar power plants in Sichuan; No price changes for P-type wafers from LONGi; Jinchen Solar HJT cell efficiency clears third-party certification; S.C New Energy develops Text.
Comprehensive Overview Of Latest Developments And Equipment Specifications Related To PERC And TOPCon Cell Production
Tuesday, 25 Jul 2023
Just in about a year time since TaiyangNews published the market survey on PERC cell production equipment May 2022, the PV manufacturing sector experienced a swift and transformative evolution.
Leadmicro Chief Scientist Baochen Liao Talked To TaiyangNews About The Key Enablers for TOPCon Cell Production
Friday, 14 Jul 2023
Leadmicro offers production equipment solutions for mass production of TOPCon solar cells, while Tube-type PECVD attracts the center stage. Tube-type PECVD is currently one of the two main approaches used for applying the rear passivation stack in TOPCon processing.
Solar Cell Production Equipment Vendors Expand Offerings, Introducing Turnkey Solutions for HJT Solar Cell Production
Wednesday, 05 Jul 2023
In addition to selling HJT cell production equipment for individual process stations, a few equipment vendors are also offering turnkey solutions.
Wednesday, 14 Jun 2023
German laser micromachining and roll-to-roll laser systems supplier for various industries including photovoltaics, 3D-Micromac has completed the development of a new high-throughput system or cutting solar cells, microCELL MCS as part of the European Union’s (EU) funded project HighLite.
Monday, 12 Jun 2023
LED-based solar simulator for solar cells producer from Germany, Wavelabs Solar Metrology Systems GmbH is expanding its portfolio with 2 new products, including an ‘all-in-one’ solar module flasher for production lines and another for perovskite-.
Thursday, 08 Jun 2023
German solar PV equipment manufacturer Singulus Technologies has unveiled a new coating machine for the passivation of the cut edges of solar cells called Generis Passivated Edge Technology or PET, claiming it improves the cell efficiency by up to 1%.
IIT Mandi Team Proposes Aerosol-Assisted Chemical Vapour Deposition To Produce Metal Oxide Layers For Solar Cells
Tuesday, 28 Mar 2023
Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi have developed what they term as a low-cost process to produce ultrathin films of metal oxides from cheaper starting materials using aerosol-assisted chemical vapour deposition (AACVD) tec.
Video: Dr Sascha Esefelder Of Wavelabs Presented About LED IV Characterization For Solar Cells At TaiyangNews Conference
Tuesday, 28 Mar 2023
Wavelabs’ Product Development Director Dr Sascha Esefelder discussed high-throughput IV-classification of high efficiency silicon solar cells at the recent TaiyangNews Virtual Conference on Solar Cell Production Equipment & Processing Materials.
Video: GS-Solar Presented About Development of Micro-Crystalline HJT Cells Using Mass Production Equipment At TaiyangNews Conference
Friday, 24 Mar 2023
Jinyan Zhang, General Manager GS-Solar’s R&D Department, at the TaiyangNews Virtual Conference on Solar Cell Production Equipment & Processing Materials, said that 13.56 MHz is ‘perfect’ for large chamber PECVD equipment used for mass production of microcrystalline HJT cells.
Video: Dr. Dirk Habermann of H2GEMINI Presents About HJT Cell Technology Processing Solutions Designed in Europe At TaiyangNews Conference
Thursday, 23 Mar 2023
At the TaiyangNews Virtual Conference on Solar Cell Production Equipment & Processing Materials, Dr. Dirk Habermann, CTO & Founder of H2GEMINI, talked about HJT specific production solutions designed in Europe in the field.
Video: SCHMID Group’s Christian Buchner Presented Latest on Wet-Chemical Solutions for Solar Cell Manufacturing at TaiyangNews Conference
Tuesday, 21 Mar 2023
Dr Christian Buchner, Vice President Photovoltaics at SCHMID Group in his talk at the TaiyangNews Virtual Conference on Solar Cell Production Equipment & Processing Materials presented the latest on ‘Innovations in Wet-Chemical Solutions fo.
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The parliamentary group in German Parliament Bundestag, comprising both CDU and CSU parties, has proposed the latter to clear what is terms a ‘Sun Package’ through which ...regulatory & permitting can be simplified for faster expansion of #Solar in #Germany https://taiyangnews.info/markets/demand-for-sun-package-in-germany/
Japanese solar financier, developer and operator Shift Energy Japan has contracted solar software service provider @solargis to provide satellite based solar data & PV ...simulation services to evaluate feasible project pipeline in Japan and Southeast Asia https://taiyangnews.info/technology/solar-data-simulation-services-for-sej/
#India will achieve self-sufficiency for solar PV module demand by FY 2026 as nameplate module manufacturing capacity grows to 110 GW and it can cater to overseas markets as a ...'viable alternative' to China for quality & price: @ResearchJmk @ieefa_institute https://taiyangnews.info/business/india-could-compete-with-chinese-pv-in-next-3-years/
Pakistan Textile Industry Giant Partners with Huasun Energy for 20MW Solar Project Using High-Efficiency HJT Modules
Setting a new world record once again! DAS Solar announces the new cell efficiency up to 26.33% for TOPCon 4.0 technology!
DMEGC Solar’s Manufacturing Base in Lianyungang Commences Operation, Producing the First 5GW High-Efficiency Solar Module