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Posted: October 4, 2007
NanoMarkets Announces October 10th Date for Teleconference on Thin Film PV
(Nanowerk News) NanoMarkets, a leading industry analyst firm, will be hosting a teleconference presentation for its recently released report on thin film photovoltaics markets. The call will take place on Wednesday, October 10th at 10:00 AM EST. Persons interested in participating can register on the NanoMarkets website. There is no cost to attend.
About the Event: In its just-published report, NanoMarkets has analyzed and quantified the market opportunities for thin-film PV. In this teleconference NanoMarkets will share some of our key findings from the report including:
· How TF PV technology will impact costs, efficiencies, applications and the need for subsidies
· How manufacturing will change as TF PV penetrates the market
· Where NanoMarkets believes new applications will be enabled by TF PV. Building integrated systems and mobile power will be a particular focus of this discussion
· The NanoMarkets' view on whether organic photovoltaics can succeed
· Our assessment of how long will the boom last and the future of TF PV
· Partial forecasting of the market opportunities presented by TF-PV
This event will be of interest to anyone involved with or interested in the thin film photovoltaics market.
About the Report: In NanoMarkets recent report, "Thin-Film, Organic and Printable Photovoltaics Markets: 2007-2015" we provide an assessment of the TF PV space with a focus on technology, material, applications and industry players along with a market forecast. The materials platforms covered in this report include silicon, CIGS, polymers, small molecules, CdTe, and GaAs as well as various hybrid materials strategies. We also discuss emerging PV technology based on nanotechnology and so-called Third-generation Photovoltaics. Each of these technologies is reviewed in terms of their key performance characteristics (e.g., conversion efficiencies, costs per watt, etc.) and how these might improve in the future. We also look at the evolution of roll-to-roll and printing processes for TOP electronics-based PV and particular attention is given to the market implications of the ability to create PV on flexible substrates.
For all of the TOP electronics approaches to PV, we examine their commercial advantages and disadvantages and in which market segments they are likely to find a successful application. Market segments examined in detail include building integrated systems, mobile and wearable computing, central power generation, disposable electronics, portable and emergency power (including battery chargers), and military applications. The report also includes detailed eight-year forecasts of PV shipments broken out by technology type and application and discusses how far this new type of photovoltaics can eat into traditional photovoltaics markets. Assessments of all the leading firms active in the TOP PV space are also included.
NanoMarkets tracks and analyzes emerging market opportunities in electronics created by developments in advanced materials. The firm has published numerous reports related to organic, thin film and printable electronics materials and applications. NanoMarkets research database is the industry's most extensive source of information on TOP electronics. Visit the firm's website at www.nanomarkets.net for a full listing of coverage.