Post Tagged with: "CIGS"

This lightweight CIGS photovoltaic cell, on flexible stainless steel, was made by Matthew Reese and his team at NREL. Photo by Dennis Schroeder / NREL

NREL argues for value of ‘watts per kilogram’ in emerging thin-film, flexible solar technology

November 15, 2018 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

Rigid silicon solar panels dominate the utility and residential markets, but opportunity exists for thin-film photovoltaic and emerging technologies notable for being lightweight and flexible, according to scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Thin films such as cadmium telluride (CdTe) and copper indium galliumRead More

Ascent Solar Technologies nets DOE funding for thin-film, CIGS solar cell development

Ascent Solar Technologies nets DOE funding for thin-film, CIGS solar cell development

August 31, 2018 at 9:38 am Comments are Disabled

Thin-film photovoltaic (PV) manufacturer Ascent Solar Technologies has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for two exclusive development projects. As part of the awards, worth up to $100,000 each, Ascent Solar is to work toward commercialization of sputtered Zn(O,S) buffers in flexible CIGS solar cells and alsoRead More

Solar-Tectic earns patent for CIGS thin-film tandem solar cell

Solar-Tectic earns patent for CIGS thin-film tandem solar cell

November 27, 2017 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

A patent application for Solar-Tectic LLC’s CIGS thin-film tandem solar cell has been allowed by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The patent is the first ever for a CIGS layer on crystalline silicon thin-film (CSiTF), and covers all inorganic materials, including germanium, for the bottom layer. More on CIGSRead More

Solar Frontier, Cypress Creek Renewables reach 150 MW supply agreement

Solar Frontier, Cypress Creek Renewables reach 150 MW supply agreement

April 1, 2016 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

Solar Frontier, the world’s largest CIS solar energy solutions provider, entered into a 150 MW module supply agreement with Cypress Creek Renewables (CCR), a leading solar company specializing in locally-based development strategies and ownership of clean energy solar projects with over 2.6 GW of solar farms deployed or in development.Read More

MiaSolé CIGS-based thin-film modules earn new certifications

MiaSolé CIGS-based thin-film modules earn new certifications

February 1, 2016 at 2:22 pm 2 comments

MiaSolé announced that its CIGS-based, thin-film FLEX-02 solar modules are IEC 61646, IEC 61730, UL 1703 certified and UL 790 Class A fire rated. The MiaSolé FLEX module is the highest efficiency flexible, lightweight thin-film solar module on the market today, with production efficiencies of 16 percent. The FLEX module provides highRead More

Hulk Energy Technology debuts powerful CIGS solar module in U.S.

Hulk Energy Technology debuts powerful CIGS solar module in U.S.

September 3, 2015 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

Hulk Energy Technology Co., Ltd. has made its powerful green CIGS solar module available in the U.S. The HULKet Cigs-3000 Series CIGS thin-film PV module achieved 324 W of total area power output on a mass production line confirmed by German Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE (Fraunhofer ISE).Read More