Market launch for new emitter technology from Manz

The three customers will implement the Manz system in their pilot production in the coming months and then verify it in series production. In a press release, Manz calls the orders a "decisive step on the way from the new development to the commercialization of the innovative selective emitter process."

DuPont opens North America PV research facility

<b>The DuPont North American photovoltaic applications lab will support materials development for the photovoltaic energy market.</b><br><br><i>Photo: DuPont</i><br>

The lab’s research targets are to create new photovoltaic materials and engineering innovations. The lab will have access to a full-size module fabrication and state-of-the-art testing capabilities.

Global PV Market to Reach 14.6 GW in 2010 Forecasts IMS Research

Wellingborough, UK (8th July 2010) - 14.6 GW of new PV capacity will be added worldwide in 2010 according to latest forecasts from IMS Research. This 95% increase in installations will be driven by a number of countries, most notably Germany.