Market-Driven Improvements in the Manufacturing of EFG Modules

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    Most of the subtasks scheduled for the first year of the current PVMaT Phase 4A2 subcontract at ASE Americas have been completed on schedule. Improvements have been made in EFG wafer technology, cell efficiency, and module manufacturing methods, which have reduced module costs by 7%. Further improvements will be developed during the coming year. Full implementation of the new technologies inmanufacturing, during the third and final year of the subcontract, is expected to reduce module production costs by 25%.
    Original languageAmerican English
    Number of pages8
    StatePublished - 1997
    EventNREL/SNL Photovoltaics Program Review: 14th Conference - Lakewood, Colorado
    Duration: 18 Nov 199622 Nov 1996


    ConferenceNREL/SNL Photovoltaics Program Review: 14th Conference
    CityLakewood, Colorado

    Bibliographical note

    Work performed by ASE Americas, Inc., Billerica, Massachusetts

    NREL Publication Number

    • NREL/CP-23751


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