PVCellTech

Conference


14-15 March 2017

Penang, Malaysia

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Event Summary


Following the success of PV CellTech 2016, PV CellTech 2017 returns to Malaysia, with the top-20 cell producers’ CTOs and heads-of-R&D set to attend & present the roadmaps that will shape solar cell manufacturing in 2017 and beyond.

With solar cell capital expenditure having gone through a peak during 2015-2016, there is significant capacity now being installed across China and Southeast Asia: PV CellTech 2017 will explain what cell technologies are set to dominate production over the next 2 years.

Topics and speakers have been identified by the Technical Advisory Board, that includes the leading companies driving solar cell manufacturing in the PV industry today.

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Why attend?

Want to find out how your customers competitors are innovating? Want to know who’s driving the disruptive approaches to moving cell efficiencies to >20%? Responsible for fab design and location and need to know which suppliers are lowering costs? Need to know just how much mono has won market share over multi?

Find out how you should be innovating and pushing strategic and technological boundaries while increasing cell efficiencies with lower manufacturing costs.

Learn who is driving disruptive approaches to moving cell efficiencies to >20%?

Find out which cell manufacturers will be the winners within a low-cost module supply market with module selling prices falling below 40c/W in 2017.

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Sponsors & Partners

Technology Innovation Partner

Schmid

Schmid

The SCHMID Group encounters us daily. Either through smartphones, solar modules or modern energy storages. SCHMID masters processes which are needed in the most different industrial sectors and builds machines and automation systems perfectly tailored to the requirements. The company group with its headquarters in Freudenstadt (Germany) has 1200 employees worldwide. Manufacturing sites in Germany, China, Turkey and USA as well as sales and service locations worldwide ensure our local presence. SCHMID conducts basic research and brings the technologies into mass production. Thus the company founded in 1864 provides affordable technical progress. By always entering into new fields of application, four business units developed taking advantage of many synergistic effects: Electronics, Photovoltaics, Automation and Energy Systems. Company data: Headquarters: Freudenstadt (Germany) Staff members worldwide: 1200 Group members: 14 companies Production locations: in Germany, China, Turkey and USA with a total production surface of 71.000 m² Overall performance 2015: over 140 Mil. € Year of foundation: 1864 Certified: DIN EN ISO 9001

Schmid
Meyer Burger

Meyer Burger

Meyer Burger is at the forefront of the photovoltaic market and has established itself as an international premium brand by offering superior precision products and innovative technologies along the photovoltaic value chain including manufacturing processes for wafers, solar cells, solar modules and solar systems. The company’s comprehensive product portfolio is complemented by a worldwide service network with spare parts, consumables, process know-how, customer support, after-sales services, training and other services. The registered shares of Meyer Burger Technology Ltd are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (Ticker: MBTN)

Meyer Burger
INDEOtec SA

INDEOtec SA

Indeotec SA is a new, emerging manufacturer of highly innovative thin film deposition equipment. Founded in 2007 in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, the company recently started to fully commercialize its successful Octopus concept. The system has been developed with strong focus at the deposition of passivation layers of superior quality for heterojunction cell devices. The Octopus II system introduces a couple of new PECVD reactor elements for RF and VHF plasma deposition such as the Mirror reactor concept, which enables the top and bottom side thin film substrate deposition without the need of substrate flipping and vacuum breakage. The proprietary reactor design and a unique electrode arrangement allow a low plasma ignition and keep ion bombardments at extremely low levels.

INDEOtec SA
DuPont

DuPont

DuPont PV materials deliver proven performance, efficiency and lasting value. When Materials Matter™, you innovate continuously and field-test relentlessly to fulfill the need for new energy solutions. For over 40 years our innovations in PV materials have led the photovoltaics industry forward. Today our portfolio of solutions is more than just state-of-the-art—our emphasis on proven power and lasting value means they can also help you achieve higher lifetime returns on your investments. Whether you seek the leading-edge efficiency of our DuPont™ Solamet® metallization pastes, or the field-proven performance of our DuPont™ Tedlar® PVF films for your backsheets, our PV materials can help you meet the world’s growing demand for dependable renewable energy more effectively.

DuPont

Supporting Partner

MacDermid

MacDermid

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MacDermid
H.a.l.m. Elektronik

H.a.l.m. Elektronik

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H.a.l.m. Elektronik
ASM Alternative Energy

ASM Alternative Energy

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ASM Alternative Energy
Horiba

Horiba

The HORIBA Group of worldwide companies provides an extensive array of instruments and systems for applications ranging from automotive R&D, process and environmental monitoring, in-vitro medical diagnostics, semiconductor manufacturing and metrology, to a broad range of scientific R&D and QC measurements. Proven quality and trustworthy performance HORIBA Semiconductor offer a comprehensive range of fluid control and analytical solutions to improve yield, increase throughput and add value to the Semiconductor, Flat Panel Display (PD), Photovoltaic (PV) and related manufacturing and research establishments. Inspired by our unique motto, “JOY and FUN,” we focus on social responsibilities by building state-of-the-art products for scientific advancement; especially for protecting health, safety, and the environment.

Horiba

Partner

MIDA

MIDA

The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) is the government's principal promotion agency under the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) to oversee and drive investments into the manufacturing and services sectors in Malaysia. Starting operations in 1967, MIDA is the first point of contact for investors that want to take advantage of Malaysia’s vibrant economy, world-class infrastructure and business-friendly environment to set up their profit centre in Asia.

MIDA