1366 Technologies Direct Wafer® Product Achieves New Performance Records at Hanwha Q CELLS Customer Trials

Bedford, MA October 28, 2015  1366 Technologies today announced a series of new performance records for its kerfless, drop-in 156mm multi-crystalline wafers, including a champion result of 19.1% on an industrial line of Hanwha Q CELLS. The result was independently verified by the Fraunhofer ISE. Hanwha Q CELLS has achieved an average cell efficiency of 19.0% (max…

1366 Technologies to Construct New Direct Wafer® Manufacturing Facility in New York

BEDFORD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–1366 Technologies today announced plans to build a state-of-the-art, commercial solar wafer manufacturing facility in Genesee County New York, strategically located between Buffalo and Rochester, that will eventually scale to 3 GW, house 400 Direct Wafer® furnaces, and produce more than 600 million high-performance silicon wafers per year enough to power 360,000 American homes.…

1366 Technologies Adds Polaris Managing Partner Amir Nashat to Board of Directors

Bedford, MA July 14, 2015  Silicon wafer manufacturer 1366 Technologies today welcomed Polaris Partners’ Managing Partner, Amir Nashat to its Board of Directors. Dr. Nashat has guided and advised numerous high-growth organizations and his deep experience will prove valuable as 1366 Technologies continues on the path toward high-volume production. “Amir’s extensive experience advancing high-value companies will…

IHI Corporation to Deploy 1366 Technologies’ Direct Wafers® in New Solar Installations

Bedford, MA and TOKYO April 9, 2015 1366 Technologies today announced that IHI Corporation, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, IHI Plant Construction Co., Ltd, will use wafers made with the company’s Direct Wafer® technology in two new solar installations in Japan. The projects lay the foundation for a long-term partnership between the two companies, in which…