Thursday, November 25, 2010

New DuPont Encapsulant and NSG Thin Glass Enable Fujipream to Build World's Thinnest Crystalline Silicon Solar Panel

Story content courtesy of DuPont PhotoVoltaic Solutions, US

DuPont Kabushiki Kaisha and Fujipream Corporation have successfully developed a new thin crystalline silicon (c-Si) glass-glass photovoltaic module that is 25 percent lighter in weight (excluding the frame) compared with traditional c-Si modules using standard solar grade front glass. The new Fujipream module incorporates new innovative material technology from DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions and NSG Group to provide the strength, rigidity, resistance to impact and weatherability required to meet international module standards. The result is the world's thinnest commercially available glass-glass c-Si photovoltaic module.

http://www.nsti.org/news/item.html?id=505

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