1366 Technologies

1366 Tech & Hunt Perovskite Tech Announce Merger to Form CubicPV

Massachusetts-headquartered silicon wafer maker 1366 Technologies, Inc. and Dallas-based solar technology company Hunt Perovskite Technologies, L.L.C (HPT) announced yesterday that they have merged their businesses to form a new company called CubicPV — a name that evokes the shared cubic crystal structure of both silicon and perovskite. The merger combines two disruptive technologies – 1366’s Direct […]

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Bill Gates-Backed US Firm to Pour $300 M in India’s Module Production

US-based 1366 Technologies has plans to invest $300 million to set up a 2 GW solar wafer and cell manufacturing facility in India under the government’s production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme. The firm produces silicon wafers by casting them in their ultimate shape directly in a mold, rather than the prevailing standard method in which wafers are […]

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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. Silicon wafer manufacturer 1366 Technologies has 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. The company achieved this repeated efficiency record in a joint effort […]

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

The result demonstrates the rapid efficiency gains that are possible with 1366 Technologie’s kerfless, drop-in 156 mm multicrystalline wafers and Hanwha Q CELLS Q.ANTUM passivated emitter rear contact (PERC) cell process 1366 Technologies has achieved a new performance record of 19.9% cell efficiency for its Direct Wafer technology through its ongoing technical partnership with Hanwha […]

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1366 Technologies Supplies Direct Wafer Products for First Commercial Solar Array of 500KW

500 kW solar installation will feature more than 120,000 wafers made with 1366 Technologies’ Direct Wafer process. 1366 Technologies has announced that Japan’s IHI Plant Construction Co., Ltd (IPC), has started construction on a 500 kW solar installation that will feature more than 120,000 wafers made with 1366’s Direct Wafer process. The array, located in the […]

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