June 26, 2014 - SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES signed an agreement with Apollo Precision (Fujian) Limited, China, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hanergy Solar Group. The signed contract includes the supply of a production machine with the brand name TENUIS II for buffer layer deposition. "Top quality, high reliability and the long experience of SINGULUS' CIGS production equipment was the basis for this decision", explained Mr. Jianjun Liu, General Manager of Apollo Precision (Fujian) Limited, China.
Buffer layer deposition from SINGULUS presents a promising development on the way to the efficient wet-chemical coating of thin film solar modules made of CIGS on glass. The second generation of the TENUIS production line has a modular cluster build basis. Due to new and unique concepts in terms of dosing and temperature control, the developers at SINGULUS were successful in reducing the process time.
Dr. Stefan Rinck, CEO of SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES AG: "This contractual agreement with Hanergy, which is the world's No. 1 thin-film solar technology enterprise in terms of scale and technology, will serve as an excellent demonstration for our leading solar segment. Hanergy always believes that partnership with companies with top-quality technology is the key to excellent in today's demanding market environment. We are proud of our co-operation with Hanergy and have full confidence that our machines will fulfill the high standard of Hanergy's requirement in CIGS thin-film industry."