First Solar, Inc. (Tempe, Arizona) announced a limited production run of the world’s first bifacial solar panel utilising an advanced thin film semiconductor. A fully functional pre-commercial Series 6 Plus Bifacial photovoltaic (PV) module made its industry debut at Intersolar Europe in Munich, Germany from 14 to 17 June 2023.
Heliatek (Dresden, Germany) has announced that it is joining the European Solar PV Industry Alliance (ESIA). The company’s revolutionary solar films are ultra-light, easy to install and have a Carbon Payback Time below 100 days. Invented and manufactured in Europe, they are striving for an independent and green future – in Europe and worldwide.
Epishine (Linköping, Sweden) and Nichicon announce their strategic partnership, with the core aim that the sustainable choice should be the simplest one. By combining their expertise, the two companies aim to offer customers integrated power solutions for self-powered devices.