ITRPV Photovoltaic Roadmap: Tenth issue published
13.03.2019 PV module prices fell by more than 30 percent in 2018. Reduced manufacturing costs as well as increased cell and module efficiencies support this.
Manufacturers of solar equipment record strong sales growth
12.12.2018 Revenues in the first three quarters 41 percent higher than in the previous year, record export rate of 91 percent, order intake declines in 3rd quarter - Politics in China
VDMA Photovoltaic Equipment: Order situation is weakening
17.10.2018 Industry expects sales growth of 4 percent this year. German technology suppliers score with superior production solutions.
Thin-film ensures growth
21.09.2018 Investments in thin-film technology contribute above average to success of the German equipment industry. Record export rate of 89 percent, Asian business broader positioned. New orders increased significantly in the second quarter.
New Edition of the technology roadmap for photovoltaics shows potential for cost reductions
04.09.2018 Update of the ITRPV will be released on September 4, 2018 in Shanghai. Information about the technology maturity is now implemented for selected parameters.
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Photonics is also a growth engine in the EU: in 2015, the European sector invested almost 10 billion euros in innovation. By 2020, 42,000 new jobs will be created.
New Market Study conducted by SPECTARIS, VDMA and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research / Focus on the core photonics segments production technology, medical technology and machine vision
Industry associations VDMA, SPECTARIS and ZVEI supported by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research present new report on current situation of German photonics industry.
In collaboration with the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), the industrial associations VDMA, Spectaris and ZVEI published a joint study on the photonics industry.