Friday, 29 Apr 2022
American CdTe solar module manufacturer First Solar, Inc says decrease in module sales volume, ASP and lower project revenues in Japan pulled down its Q1/2022 revenues of $367 million 59% QoQ and 54% YoY, even as it booked 11.9 GW DC new capacity during the reporting quarter alone.
Friday, 11 Mar 2022
German production equipment supplier Manz AG has decided to book €21.6 million non-cash impairment for its solar business stating the uncertainty surrounding the completion of an order of its CIGS thin-film manufacturing equipment by China’s Shan.
Friday, 04 Mar 2022
A subsidiary of Japan’s SoftBank Group, SB Energy Global LLC has contracted US based CdTe thin-film solar module maker First Solar, Inc to supply 1.5 GW of its panels for the company’s 4 GW strong solar and storage project development pipeline in the US.
Tuesday, 01 Mar 2022
UK headquartered thin-film solar technology company Power Roll Limited has opened its pilot manufacturing facility on a former colliery site in UK’s County Durham, calling it the world’s 1st such facility to produce low-cost, lightweight and flexible solar film.
Tuesday, 15 Feb 2022
Israel headquartered thin film solar film supplier Apollo Power has bagged an order from e-commerce major Amazon for its technology to be deployed on the rooftop and at the sidewalk of the latter’s logistics center in France.
Friday, 08 Oct 2021
Renewable energy financier and operator Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) of Australia has picked up a 60% stake in the Netherlands based green energy technology firm High yield Energy Technologies (HyET) Group.
Power Roll Of UK Joins Hands With Thermax Group To Explore Lightweight Solar Film Market Potential Of India & Set Up Manufacturing Base
Wednesday, 21 Apr 2021
UK based lightweight flexible solar film developer Power Roll will be expanding its production capacity to India under an agreement with Pune based Thermax Group.
Delft University Of Technology Vouches For Up To 19.7% Power Conversion Efficiency For IBC CIGS Cells Using Absorber Layer With Low Defect Density
Tuesday, 16 Jun 2020
An optimal geometry and engineered bandgap grading can boost the power conversion efficiency of a new interdigitated back-contacted (IBC) structure up to 17%.
Midsummer Thin Film Solar Panels Integrated With Roof Tiles For Swedish Roof Manufacturer Benders; First Installation Achieved
Thursday, 16 Jan 2020
Under its business strategy of contract manufacturing for customized solar solutions, Midsummer has developed thin film solar panels integrated with roof tiles manufactured by Benders whose first installation was completed for a Swedish home (in the picture).
Switzerland’s Empa Reports 20.8% Conversion Efficiency For CIGS Solar Cells On Flexible Polymer Substrate Improving On Its Previous Mark With 3 Major Changes
Monday, 08 Jul 2019
Achieving a 20.8% record efficiency for a CIGS thin film cell on a flexible substrate show the potential of the technology.
10 kW Heliatek Organic, Carbon Molecules Solar Films Applied To Schneller Mühle Grain Silo To Generate 6,700 kWh Solar Power With Lechwerke; Heliatek Puts Up HeliaSol Films For Samsung Electronics In South Korea
Wednesday, 29 May 2019
It is exciting to see what PV technology is capable of doing. In the latest related development, thin solar foils from Germany based manufacturer Heliatek have been pasted on some 230 m2 area of a grain silo in Donauwörth, Germany.
Solliance & MiaSole Hi-Tech Report 21.5% Power Conversion Efficiency Using Perovskite Solar Cell On Top & Flexible CIGS Cell On Bottom
Friday, 01 Feb 2019
The team of Solliance and MiaSole achieved a 21.5% power conversion efficiency by bringing together perovskite and CIGS cell technologies. Pictured is a perovskite top cell with sample of a flexible Miasole CIGS cell.
Japanese CIS Thin-Film Solar Module Manufacturer Solar Frontier Achieves 23.35% Thin-Film Cell Efficiency; Results Verified By Country’s AIST
Wednesday, 23 Jan 2019
Solar Frontier says its world record conversion efficiency of 23.35% for CIS thin-film cells was independently verified by Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology in November 2018.
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Till the end of March 31, 2022, Italy’s cumulative installed solar PV capacity reached 22.96 GW with 185% annual growth in Q1/2022 numbers of 433 MW, says local renewables ... association Anie Rinnovabili @ANIE_Fed #solarpv #solarenergy #solarpower #Italy https://taiyangnews.info/markets/italy-installed-433-mw-new-solar-in-q1-2022/
German laser technology company for solar PV industry @3DMicromacAG will supply its microCELL MCS high-throughput laser cutting solution to EPC company Bottero SpA for installation... in @enelgreenpower's 3Sun Gigafactory in Italy with 3 GW capacity #solarpv https://taiyangnews.info/business/german-laser-cutting-solution-for-italys-egp/
Global alternative asset manager @Brookfield Asset Management raises $15 billion from institutional investors for its inaugural impact fund, Brookfield Global Transition Fund; ... Claims it to be the world’s largest private fund to facilitate net-zero economy https://taiyangnews.info/business/15-billion-for-brookfields-energy-transition-fund/
Solar panel & inverter supplier @OrnateSolar has commissioned claiming it to be the ‘largest’ building integrated rooftop PV system in India with 530 kW system size, for ... Pangaea Natural Stone in Rajasthan, using @Enphase inverters & @Canadian_Solar modules https://taiyangnews.info/technology/indias-largest-roof-integrated-solar-system/