Black Silicon Solar Cells Roll Off Production Line

Deemed a notable feat, Wuxi Suntech Power Co., Ltd. announces its self-developed high efficiency black silicon solar cells have been successfully put into mass production. The company started the development on black silicon solar cell processing technology in June 2017.

 

Suntech's R&D team has effectively fixed all the issues related to diamond wire sawing of multi-crystalline silicon wafers in mass production with self-developed metal assisted chemical etching. Through optimized nanostructured processing technology, an additional absolute efficiency gain up to 0.3% has been achieved comparing with additive direct texturing. It is expected that by the first quarter of 2018, the annual capacity of the black silicon solar cell will reach 500 MW.

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Sensors Midwest Hits Rosemont, IL October 16-17!

Sensors Midwest, the industry's largest event focusing on sensors, design, and IIoT in the Midwest region, is scheduled for October 16-17 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Co-located with STMA, the event draws over 1,000 engineers and engineering professionals that are looking for access to the latest sensor advancements and will provide an opportunity to connect with the area's greatest technology leaders and suppliers.

 

For further enlightenment, visit Wuxi Suntech Power Co., Ltd.