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The Future of Non-Silicon Thin-Film Technology - A Cost Perspective

  • ID: 680858
  • October 2008
  • 35 pages
  • GlobalData

The Future of Non-Silicon Thin-Film Technology - A Cost Perspective

Summary

Solar Photovoltaic (PV) has become the world’s fastest growing renewable energy source. The global solar PV installed capacity has increased from 1,762 MW in the year 2001 to 9,100 MW in 2007, growing at a CAGR of 31.4%. The tremendous growth observed in the Solar Photovoltaic sector has lured many companies to invest in this technology for power generation.

Scope

- Our viewpoints cover the latest events or important trends in the Alternative Energy industry and provide our in-depth analysis of issues and challenges. Viewpoints offer expert opinions and GlobalDatas views of various developments that have been taking place in the renewable energy sector across the world.

Reasons to buy

- Develop business strategies with the help of specific insights on the key events happening in the renewable energy industry.
- Gain a strong understanding of the renewable energy market and analyze the major trends in the global renewable energy industry today.
- Identify opportunities and challenges with the help of our analysis of the latest news and deals in the renewable energy industry.
- Increase future revenue and profitability with the help of information on latest operational, financial, and regulatory events taking place in the world of renewables.

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1.1 List of Figures 4
2 Viewpoint 5
2.1 Summary 5
3 The Future of Non-Silicon Thin-Film Technology - A Cost Perspective 6
3.1 Introduction 6
3.2 The Growth of Thin-Film technology 6
3.3 Non-Silicon Thin-Film Technology to Follow the Foot Steps of Crystalline Silicon Technology 8
3.4 Conclusion 10
4 Recent Developments 11
4.1 Sep 25, 2008: aleo solar Begins Construction On Turnkey Solar Farm In Germany 11
4.2 Sep 23, 2008: Spain To Ease Proposed Cut On Solar Subsidy Cap 11
4.3 Sep 17, 2008: Sputnik And Wurth Solergy Commence 3 MW Thin Film Project 12
4.4 Sep 15, 2008: Nanosolar To Build 10 MW Solar Farm In Germany 12
4.5 Sep 05, 2008: SBDL To Build Thin Film Solar Cell (PV) Plant In Florida 13
4.6 Aug 28, 2008: Day4 Announces Partnership With CLS To Finance PV Power Generation Projects In Europe 14
4.7 Aug 14, 2008: PG&E Signs Contract With Topaz Solar And High Plains For PV Solar Power 15
4.8 Aug 08, 2008: Evonik And SolarWorld Open New Solar Silicon Plant In Rheinfelden, Germany 16
4.9 Jul 29, 2008: Kunming In China Plans To Construct A City Run By Solar Energy 18
4.10 Jul 24, 2008: First Solar To Construct 10 MW Solar PV Power Plant For Sempra Generation 19
4.11 Jul 15, 2008: SMUD Unveils Solar Panel Array 20
4.12 Jul 12, 2008: First Solar Plans To Build PV Power Plant In California 21
4.13 Jul 04, 2008: Taihan Contracts With Sigma To Build 3 MW PV Plant 22
4.14 Jul 01, 2008: Investments In Renewable Energy Rise, Despite Financial Market Turmoil 22
4.15 Jun 19, 2008: Powercom To Construct Polysilicon Fab In Yilan, Taiwan 26
4.16 May 30, 2008: REC Solar Receives Contract From Livermore To Provide Solar Electricity 26
4.17 May 21, 2008: National Semiconductor To Enter Into Solar Energy Business 27
4.18 Mar 17, 2008: Sunovia And EPIR Complete Phase I Of Solar Cell Plant 28
4.19 May 13, 2008: Electrical Engineers Of University Of California Create Solar Cells Spiked With Nanowires 28
4.20 Nov 06, 2007: SCHOTT Solar Inaugurates Thin-Film Production Plant In Jena 31
5 Appendix 33
5.1 Methodology 33
5.2 Definitions 34
5.3 Contact Us 34
5.4 About Us 34
5.5 Disclaimer 34

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