SNEC - ADE Texturing solution among the Technology Highlights for 2017

NINES 's ADE process for diamond wire cut wafers described by jury as "effective, easy to implement" and "giving consistent efficiency improvement"


SNEC (2017) International Photovoltaic Power Generation Conference & Exhibition [SNEC PV POWER EXPO] was held in Shanghai, China, on April 19-21, 2017. SNEC has become the biggest international PV tradeshow with incomparable influence in China, in Asia and even in the world. As the most professional PV exhibition, SNEC showcases PV manufacturing facilities, materials, PV cells, PV application products & modules, and PV project and system, covering every section of the whole PV industry chain.


NINES PV was among the highlights feature, in the April edition of pv magazine. The list of the top 30 ranked entrants to the award  spans the breadth of solar manufacturing today. Award winners are officially recognized during the SNEC trade show, in Shanghai.Since its inauguration in 2015, pv magazine‘s Technology Highlights & Award has brought together leading experts from the solar industry in order to recognize and honor the year’s most innovative developments in technology.These innovations are a key driver behind solar’s continued growth across the entire world, and represent both the industry’s present and future.The feature’s third incarnation came at a time when diamond wire sawing had seemingly proved itself as an effective way to cut costs in wafer production, and manufacturers were well on the way to adopting mono PERC and even heterojunction production technology.

Incremental or step change: Technological improvement AWARD JURY along every stage of PV production - from raw materials to electrical output - is the force that drives solar PV into the mainstream of energy supply all over the world.
The third edition of pv magazine’s Technology Highlights counts down 30 products and innovations for PV ingot, wafer, cell and module manufacturing, all of which have made a valuable contribution to solar’s strength.
“Once again, the selection of technologies shortlisted in this feature encompass many of the key areas in which PV manufacturers, and their equipment and material partners, continue to push the industry further,” states
Professor Martin Green, of the University of New South Wales’ renowned Solar Research Group. “This year’s finalists represent some of the most promising technologies likely to make an impact in PV manufacturing either today or in
the near future.”

To gain further insight into where the industry is heading and to recognize the innovations with the biggest potential to bring prices down, increase efficiencies, and keep PV on an upward trajectory, pv magazine has assembled a jury of experts to produce a ranking and select winners based on entries gathered from around the world. From the dozens of entries received, six finalists were chosen to be further discussed in detail by the jury and to select the winners below as the technologies with the best potential to have a major impact on the manufacturing sector.
“Among the finalists this year we see technologies that could dramatically reduce costs and increase efficiencies,” continues Martin Green. “A solution to facilitate diamond wire sawing in multi-Si wafer could bring a new growth phase. A process that replaces costly silver with copper, while also increasing efficiency, is very encouraging, and it’s great to see testing platforms
that produce masses of highly accurate data in a fashion that can be easily handled.”


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