News tagged thin-film solar
Last update: Tuesday 7 May 2013 [61 news items]
First Solar reports 1Q13 net profits
May 7, 12:06
US-based thin-film solar firm First Solar reported first-quarter 2013 net sales of US$755 million, lower than the US$1.1 billion reported in the fourth quarter of 2012 but higher...
Commentary: HIT solar cells may thrive
Jul 12, 12:23
One type of high-efficiency mono-crystalline N-type solar cells is heterojunction with intrinsic thin layer (HIT). This type of solar cell has conversion efficiency exceeding 20%...
CIGS thin-film solar products get more attention
Feb 6, 14:37
The price drop of mainstream polysilicon solar modules has put thin-film solar module firms in turmoil. Some industry observers believe for solar firms to grow, they need to find...
Commentary: CIGS firms face tough competition
Aug 2, 15:48
Price competition among polysilicon solar cells have been causing the price for copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS) thin-film solar cells to decrease as well. As governments in...
A look at TSMC's and Hyundai's moves in CIGS
Oct 13, 12:02
In recent months, tech heavyweights Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) of Taiwan and South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries have gained entry to the copper indium gallium...
CMI to merge Chi Mei Energy
Oct 1, 01:35
Chimei Innolux (CMI) will merge with Chi Mei Energy effective on November 1. Chi Mei Energy, a maker of thin-film solar modules, was originally under Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO),...