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CTF Solar measures internal record efficiency of 20.46 %

The CTF Solar R&D team in Dresden has measured a new internal record cell with an efficiency of 20.46 %. For the production of this solar cell only the standard processes were used, which are also available in the production lines, offered by CTF Solar. The cell has an area of 1 cm² and is on a commercial TCO float [...]

Generational change in CTF’s management team

Dr Michael Bauer became the new CEO of CTF Solar on 01/09/2020. He has assumed the position formerly held by Dr Michael Harr, the company’s co-founder and long-time CEO. Dr Harr remains managing director as the new CTO. Dr Bauer joined the company in March 2020 and served in the positions of managing director and CTO. The switch of positions [...]

Continuous Growth forces CTF Solar to move to a new Site in Dresden.

Dresden, Germany, 1 Aug. 2020 Since CTF Solar established its business site in Dresden in 2012 our company has grown continuously. Starting with just three researchers working in rooms of the Fraunhofer Institute für Organische Elektronik, Elektronenstrahl- und Plasmatechnik – FEP - and using their lab facilities the number of scientists and engineers at the Dresden site has grown to [...]

CTF Solar opens office in China

Chengdu, China, 18 Jan. 2019 CTF SOLAR has opened its own permanent representation in Chengdu, China. On 18 January 2019 the new office in Chengdu was officially opened by Dr. Michael Harr, CEO, who was accompanied by Prof. Peng Shou, President of CTF SOLAR’s parent company, CTIEC. Xinjian Yin, Prof. Peng and Dr. Michael Harr with guests, viewing the [...]

CTF Solar sells its Solar Park Portfolio to BlackRock Real Assets

CTF Solar GmbH sold three solar parks in Great Britain having in total a nominal power generating capacity of 13.5MW to BlackRock Real Assets. The £15 million transaction includes the three solar parks CTF Solar has erected in 2015 and 2016 in the United Kingdom - Wormit Farm in Fife, Scotland (5MW), Stanton under Bardon Farm in Leicestershire, England (3.6MW) [...]

Ground-breaking ceremony for further CdTe solar factories in China

On 8 December 2017, the ground-breaking ceremony for the second CdTe solar factory based on technology provided by CTF Solar GmbH took place in Taizhou, Jiangsu Province, Hailing  District in China. Two production lines with a total capacity of 200 MWP per year are planned for the 15-hectare site. The city of Taizhou, Hailing  District and CTF Solar's parent company China [...]