1366 Technologies and Hanwha Q Cells Boost Direct Wafer® Champion Cell Efficiency to 20.3% and Cell Efficiency Average to 20.1%

Direct Wafer Products Exceed the Average of the Multi Reference Group While Enabling Ultra-Low Cost BEDFORD, Mass. and SEOUL, South Korea – August 23, 2017 – Silicon wafer manufacturer 1366 Technologies today announced a new performance record for 1366’s Direct Wafer® technology with the achievement of 20.3% cell efficiency, independently confirmed by Fraunhofer ISE CalLab.…

1366 Technologies and IHI Corporation Mark Completion of First Commercial Solar Installation to Feature Direct Wafer® Products

Bedford, MA and Tokyo – June 29, 2017 – Silicon wafer manufacturer 1366 Technologies today announced that Japan’s IHI Corporation, through its wholly-owned subsidiary IHI Plant Construction Co., Ltd (IPC), has completed the grid connection and begun commercial operation of a 500 kW solar installation featuring 1366’s high performance wafers. During its lifespan, the array…

1366 Technologies Supplies Direct Wafer® Products for First Commercial Solar Array

500 kW Installation for Japan’s IHI Corporation Will Feature More than 120,000 of 1366’s High-Performance Wafers Bedford, MA – March 8, 2017 – Silicon wafer manufacturer 1366 Technologies today announced that Japan’s IHI Corporation, through its wholly-owned subsidiary IHI Plant Construction Co., Ltd (IPC), has begun construction on a 500 kW solar installation that will…

1366 Technologies Achieves 19.9% Efficiency Using Direct Wafer® and Hanwha Q Cells Q.ANTUM Cell Technologies

Bedford, MA – March 8, 2017 – Silicon wafer manufacturer 1366 Technologies today announced a new performance record for its Direct Wafer® technology with the achievement of 19.9% cell efficiency through 1366’s ongoing technical partnership with Hanwha Q CELLS. The result, which was independently confirmed by the Fraunhofer ISE CalLab, clearly demonstrates the rapid efficiency…

1366 Technologies and Hanwha Q CELLS Achieve 19.6% Efficiency Using Direct Wafer® and Q.ANTUM Cell Technologies

Bedford, MA – December 21, 2016 – Silicon wafer manufacturer 1366 Technologies today announced that it has jointly achieved with Hanwha Q CELLS a new performance record of 19.6% cell efficiency for 1366’s Direct Wafer®  technology. The result was independently confirmed by the Fraunhofer ISE CalLab and clearly demonstrates the combined potential of the two inventions – 1366’s…

1366 Technologies Introduces 3D Wafer Feature

Company Demonstrates Unique Capabilities of the Direct Wafer® Process to Grow Thin Wafers with Thick Border Bedford, MA — August 16, 2016  1366 Technologies (1366) today unveiled the first of a series of R&D achievements that have the potential to change the way the solar industry thinks about wafer features. The company’s proprietary Direct Wafer® process…