Solar and Concentrated PV

First Solar to Supply 140MW Project

First Solar, Inc. reported that the company was awarded a module supply contract to provide 140 megawatts (MW)DC of its cadmium telluride (CdTe) thin-film solar modules for the Sun Metals Solar Farm in North Queensland, Australia. Once constructed, it will be Australia’s largest solar project utilizing more than 1,167,000 First …

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Manz Receives Two CIGS Production Line Orders

Manz AG received two bulk orders for copper indium gallium diselenide CIGS thin-film solar module production lines. One for a CIGS production line with a capacity of 306 MW and another for a CIGS R&D line with 44 MW capacity. A newly established R&D joint venture placed the order for …

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Sunflare Solar Introduces Flexible CIGS Panels at CES 2017

At CES 2017, Sunflare Solar, a Los Angeles-based producer of thin-film copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS) solar cells, has unveiled flexible solar panels that can be stuck onto roofs and walls. According to the company, the new thin-film solar product is flexible, light, and affordable. “Sunflare has worked for six …

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Oxford PV Gets Further Investment of £8.1m

Oxford Photovoltaics Ltd (Oxford PV), a developer of Perovskite solar technology, announced a further equity investment of £8.1m. The investment adds to the £8.7m first close investment reported on the 18th of October 2016. Three new strategic investors, Legal & General Capital, Statoil ASA, and a technology-focused, innovative family fund …

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