Posts Tagged ‘efficiency’

Monday, July 25th, 2011

Innovalight specialty PV materials company gets acquired by DuPont after successful integration of its silicon-ink screen-printed selective emitter (SE) into mulitple customer crystalline-silicon production lines.

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

Applied Materials kills the turnkey SunFab thin-film a-Si/mc-Si PV line, after failing to keep up with CdTe and CIGS thin-film technologies in efficiency and cost, taking ~$400M loss.

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

CaliSolar is ramping production of upgraded metallurgical-grade silicon (UMG-Si) solar cells and has selected Eyelit’s manufacturing software suite to support its new fab next to its headquarters in Sunnyvale, California. CaliSolar is a private company claiming 15% conversion efficiency from cell made using 100% UMG-Si feedstock that undergoes purification at both the ingot and wafer […]