New DuPont™ Solamet® PV18A photovoltaic metallization paste not only improves the productivity of solar cells, it improves the profitability of solar cell manufacturers since less of the material is required to produce each cell.
“Solamet® PV18x expands productivity by offering more with less—more efficiency, with less material required,” said Peter Brenner, global photovoltaic marketing manager, DuPont Microcircuit Materials. “It is further widening the gap in performance with other competitive products in the market.”
This latest generation surpasses the performance of the Solamet® PV17x series, the current industry benchmark.
Over the last dozen years, Solamet® pastes have almost doubled the efficiency of solar cells.
DuPont is the leading supplier of materials to the solar industry (for example, silicon). By providing materials that improve the efficiency, lifetime and overall cost of solar energy, DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions is supporting the continued growth of solar and helping reduce global dependence on fossil fuels.
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