Travis Bradford, Prometheus Institute
Sorin Grama, Prometheus Institute
Eric Wesoff, Greentech Media
The Future of Thin Film Solar is the first of a series of joint projects of the Prometheus Institute and Greentech Media.
The Future of Thin Film Solar analyzes the technical merits of different thin-film solar technologies, their markets and applications, manufacturing costs and prices and the dynamics of a growing and exciting new industry. The report identifies more than 80 companies planning to provide thin film products and explores the manufacturing methods and product differentiators for various technological approaches, including Amorphous Silicon (a-Si), Cadmium Telluride (CdTe), Copper Indium (Gallium) di-Selenide (CIS/CIGS) and Emerging (Dye-sensitized, Organic or Nano-materials).
The report also includes market data about the major manufacturers by region and technology, as well as a discussion of the feedstock issues that could affect this growing industry segment. It projects thin-film production volumes, costs and market dynamics through 2015.
Packing the substantial insight of the authors into an easy-to-use format, this report is invaluable for anyone who is interested in understanding thin-film photovoltaic technology and industry dynamics.
For details, click http://www.prometheus.org/research/thinfilm2007