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The unique service center for the entire PV value chain helps to close the gap between research and industry, making it a pivotal driver of innovation transfer.
After a fire badly damaged the facility last year, the PV-TEC technology platform was officially reopened on July 9,complete with brand new equipment. Sixteen months later, the leading PV technology platform for material manufacturers and suppliers operating in the PV industry is being reopened.
Since the fire, ongoing projects had been delayed, but could nevertheless be continued in other laboratories. Fitted out with new equipment, PV-TEC will now enter the next level of technical development in photovoltaics.
The objectives are creating higher solar cell efficiency, improving productivity in the field of process technology and — not least — helping with the restart of PV cell and module production in Europe, which is an aim of both the research community and industry.
PV-TEC will play a key role in this new beginning. We are delighted that we have managed to rebuild this important photovoltaics center in such a short space of time — we owe a debt of gratitude to everyone involved internally and externally, as they all went above and beyond the call of duty to help us achieve this.
Reflecting the solar cell manufacturing process chain, front-end and back-end technologies are located at different sites.
Front-end technology, which essentially consists of wafer characterization, wet chemical processes, the formation of the p-n junction and surface coating processes, is located on Hans-Bunte-Strasse in the north of Freiburg, while back-end technology, in other words, laser and printing processes for structuring and metallization as well as the characterization of solar cells, can be found at the newly refurbished site in the Solar Info Center on Emmy-Noether-Strasse.
Now, the objective is to further optimize the production process used for this cell, making it even more cost-efficient and sustainable.
New processes can be independently evaluated, and processes can be adapted and developed in a real-life solar cell manufacturing environment. PV-TEC will create the basis for digitalization concepts, such as process facilities compatible with Industrie 4.
Machine learning will enable the use of sensors and actuators, not only for analyzing process variations, but also for increasing productivity and lowering unit production costs, which ultimately means greater resource efficiency.
Fraunhofer ISE works with other institutes within the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft to research digitalization and other topics of the future.MnSEIA’s team participation in the Solar Energy Innovation Network will include financial, analytical, and facilitation support as it works to anticipate and address new challenges and opportunities stemming from solar energy and other distributed energy technologies in Minnesota.
In the PV industry, the two core technologies polysilicon production and PV module (solar cell) production are still lacking in technological R&D and innovation. For polysilicon technologies, China lags behind the US, Germany and other developed countries because of its short period of development.
in the solar PV industry in China and India, and considering the different role of technology transfer and indigenous innovation as well as the national innovation system in the development, diffusion, application and adaptation of green technol-.
The Pv StationQuality Optimization and Distributed Pv Industry Innovation, organized by the kl Exhibitions will take place from 19th March to the 20th March at the China Expo Complex, Hongqiao District, Shanghai in Shanghai, China. “The winning projects reflect an incredible growth period in the solar industry and are highly innovative solutions to unique challenges that push the boundaries of what is technically possible.
Nov 19, · Based on a discussion of deployment policies as a means for addressing pressing societal issues, the dissertation abstract describes four essays that provide a detailed account of the role that these policies play for technological learning in the solar photovoltaic (PV) industry.