SNEC 2017: InnoLas launches ILS-TTnx high-throughput laser platform with confirmed orders

PV laser technology equipment specialist InnoLas Solutions has secured new orders for its ILS-TTnx high-throughput laser platform that it being officially launched at SNEC 2017 in Shanghai, China.

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Tool Order: Aurora Solar secures new volume order from leading solar cell producer

Inline measurement equipment specialist Aurora Solar Technologies (AST) has secured a new order from the world’s largest solar cell producer, expanding the use of its Decima 3T and Veritas servers for high-efficiency solar cell production.

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Yingli Green expects volume production of N-PERT IBC cells in 2018

China-based PV manufacturer Yingli Green Energy and industrial technology partners, Dutch research centre ECN and equipment manufacturer Tempress, a subsidiary of Amtech Systems have fabricated their first IBC (Interdigitated Back Contact) n-type solar cells on 6-inch monocrystalline wafers at the manufacturer’s pilot line in China.

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Singulus confirms SILEX II system acceptance from Hevel Solar in Russia

Specialist PV manufacturing equipment supplier Singulus Technologies said it received a Final Acceptance Test (FAT) from Russia-based Hevel Solar for its SILEX II system, used for wet-chemical processing of heterojunction (HJ) solar cells.

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Meyer Burger bags another PERC cell upgrade order valued at US$15 million

Leading PV manufacturing equipment supplier Meyer Burger Technology has secured an order from an existing customer in Asia valued at around CHF 15 million (US$15.06 million).

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PV CellTech kicks off in Malaysia

The second annual PV CellTech conference kicked off in Penang, Malaysia on Tuesday.

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Intevac receives order for 12 ion implanters for 1GW N-type mono expansion

Specialist semiconductor and PV equipment supplier Intevac has secured its first significant PV production order for its ‘ENERGi’ ion implanter tool.

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Daqo shifting polysilicon production to meet demand for high-efficiency mono wafers

China-based polysilicon producer Daqo New Energy is responding to the need for higher specification polysilicon demand by increased adoption of high-efficiency mono wafers, notably being required for PERC (Passivated Emitter Rear Contact) solar cells.

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RENA Technologies wins large orders from Asia for mono c-Si wafer texturing

Specialist PV manufacturing equipment supplier RENA Technologies has secured several major orders from Asia-based PV cell manufacturers for its alkaline texturing and junction isolation tools in the first quarter of 2017.

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PV CellTech Talk: Dr Gunter Erfurt, COO at Meyer Burger

Leading PV manufacturing equipment and technology supplier Meyer Burger has recently announced a swathe of new orders that encompass diamond wire saw equipment, PERC upgrade technology and Heterojunction (HJT) cell technology.

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PV CellTech Talk: Dr. Daniel LeCloux R&D Director & CTO, DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions

DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions is a well-known supplier of specialty materials to the solar energy industry, especially with its ‘Solamet’ photovoltaic metallization pastes that improve cell efficiencies and the ‘Tedlar’ PVF film-based backsheet materials for modules.

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