Manufacturing Improvements in Cz Silicon Module Production: Annual Subcontract Report, July 2005 -- October 2006

Research output: NRELSubcontract Report

Abstract

SolarWorld is improving Cz module cost/watt and manufacturing technology to produce 15%-efficient module at <$2/W; reduced cell thickness, higher-efficiency process development, improved reliability.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages35
StatePublished - 2007

Bibliographical note

Work performed by SolarWorld Industries, Camarillo, California

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/SR-520-42418

Keywords

  • back surface fields (BSF)
  • cell thickness
  • cost per watt
  • cost reduction
  • CZ Czochralski silicon
  • high efficiency
  • light-induced decay (LID)
  • manufacturing
  • module
  • PV
  • reliability
  • silicon
  • wafer thickness

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