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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 [...]

CTF SOLAR at EU PVSEC 2017 in Amsterdam

From September 25th to 29th the 33rd EU PVSEC (European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition) took place in Amsterdam. This conference is the largest photovoltaics scientific conference in the world with 2516 participants from 65 countries and 1107 presentations. Topics cover concepts for new materials for solar cell applications up to PV economics and markets. Also thin film photovoltaics [...]

CTF SOLAR reports to the CdTe community on the status of the Chengdu project

The third “International Workshop on CdTe Materials and Solar Cell Application” took place on 29 August 2017 in Hohhot, the capital of the Chinese province of Inner Mongolia. This year the workshop, which attracted more than 100 delegates from the world of industry and science, was organized by the Chinese Academy of Sciences and hosted by Inner Mongolia University as [...]

First module manufactured at new CdTe Solar Factory in Chengdu, China

On 23 August 2017, exactly two years after the launch of a project to build a solar module factory for CTF Solar affiliate CNBM Optoelectronic Materials Corp. (COM) in Chengdu, China, the factory produced its first solar module. A 1,600mm x 1,200 mm module from Chengdu factory compared with a standard-sized module The factory was designed by developers [...]

Mr. Xinjian Yin and Dr. Ganhua Fu appointed as Authorised Signatories

With immediate effect, Mr. Xinjian Yin and Dr. Ganhua Fu have been appointed Authorised Signatories of CTF Solar, in order to support the company’s CEO, Dr. Michael Harr. Mr. Xinjian Yin Mr. Yin is Vice President of CNBM (Chengdu) Optoelectronic Materials (COE), the owner and operator of the CdTe solar module factory presently under construction in Chengdu, P.R. [...]

CSS Coating tool for Chengdu Solar module Factory has passed IAT successfully

After thorough testing the Close Spaced Sublimation (CSS) coating tool for the CdTe solar module factory presently under construction in Chengdu, P.R. China, passed successfully the Initial Acceptance Test (IAT) at the premises of Smit Thermal Solution B.V. in Son, close to Eindhoven, The Netherlands (www.smitthermalsolutions.com). The machine now can be shipped to China for installation in the module factory. [...]