Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Services

Sunpreme wins $5 Million Award to Develop Advanced Copper Plating Manufacturing Technology for their Heterojunction Solar Cells from the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative

September 19, 2016

Sunpreme to develop the next-generation of high-performance, low-cost photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing technology LAS VEGAS - Sunpreme, a world-leader in high-efficiency PV cell and module manufacturing, announced today that they have received a $5M award from the U.S. Department of Energy, to develop an advanced manufacturing toolset and process technology for low-cost copper metallization of... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

LG Solar Showcases Award-Winning Cell Technology, New Modules At Solar Power International

September 15, 2016

LG Demonstrates Industry Leadership with Award-Winning Bi-Facial Cell Technology, Commercial Grade Modules LAS VEGAS - LG Electronics USA's innovative collection of solar modules and technologies on display at Solar Power International (SPI) this week is headlined by the brand new LG NeON™ R module with "Back Contact" cell technology. LG Solar is also unveiling the award-winning NeON™... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Monocrystalline Solar Modules come in 62- and 70-cell variants.

September 13, 2016

Leveraging PERC-based Q.ANTUM technology, Q.PEAK monocrystalline solar modules include 60- and 72-cell form factors with respective capacities reaching up to 305 Wp and 370 Wp. Model Q.PEAK BLK-G4.1 consists of 60-cell, all-black module that reaches up to 300 Wp output; white back sheet option reaching up to 305 Wp will also be available. Featuring 72 cells, Q.PEAK L-G4.2 features white back sheet, silver frame, and reaches up to 370 Wp output. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Optics & Photonics

Amtech Announces Next Generation Solar PECVD Order in July

August 9, 2016

PECVD Backlog Now Totals 1.4GW and Includes PECVD/ALD Package Solution for PERC Cells TEMPE, Ariz. - Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASYS), a global supplier of production equipment and related supplies for the solar, semiconductor, and LED markets, today announced its solar subsidiary, Tempress Systems, Inc., has received an order in July of approximately 400MW for its next generation solar... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Services

ASM Alternative Energy Contributes to Significant Fine Line, High Aspect Ratio Conductor Printing Result on PERC Solar Cells

August 8, 2016

Working alongside long-time partner, Institute for Solar Energy Research Hamelin (ISFH), ASM Alternative Energy (AE) has recently contributed to some of the industry’s most impressive solar cell printing results. Utilizing an ASM AE Eclipse metallization platform, VectorGuard™ Fine-Line Stencils, and precision metal squeegees in combination with ISFH’s proven PERC solar cell production... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Boviet Solar USA Displays Newest Commercial-Grade Solar Modules at Intersolar North America

July 12, 2016

U.S. Division of Vietnam's Largest Solar Module Manufacturer Seeking U.S. Distributors for Solar Modules and Cells SAN FRANCISCO, July 8, 2016 - Boviet Solar USA, the newest leader in commercial and utility-grade solar technology in North America, will be displaying its line of solar panels and solar cells at Intersolar North America, to be held at the Moscone Convention Center July... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Green & Clean

Canadian Solar to Showcase New Products at 2015 Solar Power International

September 21, 2015

GUELPH, Ontario,  - Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that the company will participate in the 2015 Solar Power International (SPI) exhibition to be held September 14-17, 2015 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. During this annual exhibition, Canadian Solar will... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Green & Clean

Hanwha Q CELLS Reveals Next Generation of Q.ANTUM Technology at Solar Power International 2015

September 15, 2015

- At booth 2505 in Hall B, Hanwha Q CELLS showcases the Q CELLS brand's range of products and solutions, from cells to modules to systems - Current Q.ANTUM technology and next generation prototypes take module efficiencies to up to 18.9% and power classes to up to 345 Wp - The latest Q.ANTUM module Q.PLUS-G4 has just won the "Solar Industry Award 2015" in the category "Module... Read More

HVAC, Optics & Photonics

China Sunergy Launches High Power Output Solar Modules and Receives Shanghai Enterprise Technology Center Award

December 30, 2014

NANJING, China -- China Sunergy Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: CSUN) ("China Sunergy" or "the Company"), a specialized solar cell and module manufacturer, today announced the launch of two new sets of high-output solar modules with rated power of over 270W assembled with multi-crystalline silicon ("multi-Si") cells and over 325W assembled with mono-crystalline silicon ("mono-Si") cells. The Company also... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Green & Clean

2-DTech and Dyesol Announce Cooperation to Develop Graphene Enhanced Photovoltaic Devices

December 12, 2014

Helping industry unlock graphene's potential, 2-DTech has been awarded a grant worth £98,000 from InnovateUK to carry out research relating to graphene being integrated into solid state dye-sensitised solar cells. As a result, the company is linking up with solar technology specialist Dyesol in order to undertake this new, high profile project. Currently the vast majority of photovoltaic... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Green & Clean

White Solar Modules can blend into building's appearance.

November 4, 2014

White solar modules combines solar cell technology, which converts IR solar light into electricity, and selective scattering filter, which scatters entire visible spectrum while transmitting IR light. Modules employing this technology have no visible cells or connections. Technology can be applied on top of existing module or integrated into new module during assembly on flat or curved surfaces. Consumer goods applications are also possible.
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Optics & Photonics, Green & Clean

Natcore Technology Makes First Laser-Processed All-Low-Temperature Solar Cell.

October 28, 2014

Newest innovation to marry black silicon and laser technologies. RED BANK, N.J. -- Incorporating its proprietary advances in laser-processing technology, scientists at Natcore Technology (TSX-V: NXT; NTCXF.PK) have created an all-low-temperature, laser-processed solar cell. Their latest device does not require temperatures above 350 degreesC for any process step. This development sets the... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Green & Clean

Solar Module features glass-on-glass cell encapsulation.

October 28, 2014

Diamond module (double module) utilizes heat-strengthened glass and is PID (Potential Induced Degradation) free with anti-PID cells and encapsulated material. With no metal module frame, grounding is not required. Design withstands humid, elevated temperature, sandstorm, and UV conditions and also exhibits resistance to salt corrosion. Rated for 1,500 V systems, module exhibits power degradation of 2.5% in first year and 0.5% each year afterwards. Output at 25th year is maintained at 85%. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

PV Cells and Modules incorporate 4-busbar technology.

September 22, 2014

Featuring modules with power output up to 260/265 W (60-cell), Violin series is built for dependability. Distance between busbars helps decrease degree of current lost in transmission. Design, which reduces resistance between cell arrays while promoting efficacy of module conversion and cells, also lowers risk of finger interruption with optimized screen printing.
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Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Optics & Photonics

Amtech to Exhibit at 8th Annual SNEC Solar Industry Exhibition & Conference in Shanghai, China May 20-22, 2014

May 21, 2014

TEMPE, Ariz. – Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASYS), a global supplier of production and automation systems and related supplies for the manufacture of solar cells, semiconductors, and sapphire and silicon wafers, today announced that the Company, along with its solar subsidiary, Tempress Systems, will exhibit at the 8(th) International Photovoltaic Power Generation Conference & Exhibition... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Thermal & Heating Equipment, Green & Clean

Solar Industry Showing Recovery with Rapid Increase in Firing Furnace Sales

May 16, 2014

Minneapolis, Minn., U.S.A. – As the solar industry begins recovering; manufacturers are again turning to Despatch Industries, a leading technology and equipment provider. The company has seen a rapid increase in firing furnace sales since the first of the year, including the new Safire with Dri-Tech Dryer. With these tools solar manufacturers are able to realize an increase in overall... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Green & Clean

Heliatek Reaches Efficiency Record with 40% Transparent Organic Solar Cells

March 28, 2014

DRESDEN, Germany - Ideal for generating energy from windows, facades and glass car roofs Heliatek GmbH, world-leading company in the production of organic solar film, has reached a new record in the efficiency of transparent solar cells. The latest development allows transparency levels up to 40% with an efficiency of over 7%. The company already holds the world record of 12% cell... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Optics & Photonics, Green & Clean

Amtech Announces $10M in Solar Orders from Solar Technology Leaders; Obtains Second PECVD Production Order

March 6, 2014

TEMPE, Ariz. – Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASYS), a global supplier of production and automation systems and related supplies for the manufacture of solar cells, semiconductors, and sapphire and silicon wafers, today announced it has received approximately $10 million in new solar orders, including orders for its diffusion and PECVD systems from respected solar technology leaders in Korea... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Green & Clean

MOTECH to Unveil New Generation, High Efficiency Monocrystalline Cell at Solar Power Industry Meeting and International Press Conference

October 25, 2013

New technology delivers peak efficiency over 20.5% for increased value NEWARK, Del. -- MOTECH today announced it will introduce a new generation Monocrystalline solar cell, called, 'Sirius,' as part of its participation at the Solar Power International (SPI) meeting and International Press Conference in Chicago, IL.  Sirius is a technological advance with an industry leading peak conversion... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Green & Clean

DEK Solar's Apollo Metallization Platform Wins Prestigious Solar Industry Award

October 8, 2013

DEK Solar continues to be recognized for its important contributions to the advancement of photovoltaic (PV) technology and this week collected its fourth Solar Industry Award.   DEK Solar's Apollo integrated cell manufacturing metallization platform won this year's Solar Industry Award in the PV Tool category, providing further validation of the system's ability to deliver increased... Read More