Thin Film Share to Plunge Further We in Greenworldinvestor have been saying for a long time that thin film PV solar is a losing investment. There have been numerous bankruptcies during the last major downturn in 2008; and this time has been even worse. Most of the thin film startups have gone belly up and [...]

My last article on GE-FSLR collaboration raised many readers’ doubts about why I think this agreement will not be very fruitful. Hence here goes another article to further emphasize on my stance. Cadmium Tellerium technology which has been made popular by First Solar (FSLR) is in imminent danger of being made obsolete by the huge [...]

FSLR acquires GE’s Thin Film technology First Solar is the world’s leading producers of solar panels with a solar panel technology that differs from almost all of its competitors. First Solar Solar Panels use Cadmium-Tellurium Thin Film Solar technology, while the majority of the Solar Industry uses Crystalline Silicon Technology. Despite stiff competition from the silicon technology and [...]

Hanergy buys Global Energy after Q-Cells and Miasole Hanergy the Chinese solar giant is all set to become the world’s leader in CIGs solar panel technology as it acquired a 3rd distressed CIGs startup Global Energy. Hanergy has been a little late to the solar energy game compared to the other Chinese solar panel makers [...]

Hanergy Solar Panels Hanergy is a China based solar company. It is the largest thin film company, with more than 8000 employees. Hanergy Holding Group Ltd. was established in 1994, with its head quarters in Beijing. It has branches in China, North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and other regions. Its business segments are hydropower, wind power, and [...]

Solar Wafers are traditionally manufactured by growing polysilicon crystals in specialized furnaces. These crystals are then sawed to make thin slices of purified polysilicon which is then acted upon by various chemical processes to convert them into solar cells. There have been a number of companies in the past that have tried to find an [...]