DuPont’s Thin Film Solar Bet for China and Beyond

Amorphous silicon solar technology once seemed promising enough to gobble up a large market share. But it seems to have fallen out of favor in the past year, particularly since Applied Materials announced a year ago that it would no longer sell equipment to make amorphous silicon solar panels. Not only have some of its customers struggled to scale up manufacturing, the customers of its rivals also have had trouble doing the same because of financial or technical difficulties.

1 comment for “DuPont’s Thin Film Solar Bet for China and Beyond

  1. July 8, 2011 at 11:38 am

    The cost problem is the main problem of solar energy.

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