Singulus Technologies to supply production equipment for CdTe solar modules to CNBM

German PV equipment manufacturer Singulus Technologies AG has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Chinese state-owned China National Building Materials Corp (CNBM). The agreement is intended to expand the existing cooperation to include the development and supply of production equipment for cadmium telluride (CdTe) thin-film solar technology.
Part of the agreement is the installation of »production equipment for the main manufacturing steps for coating as well as thermal treatment of solar modules.« In addition to its CIGS projects, CNBM plans to establish further manufacturing sites with a production capacity of more than one gigawatt for the production of CdTe thin-film solar modules in different regions of China.
The announcement comes on the heels of Singulus' signing of an agreement with CNBM to develop the next generation of vacuum coating equipment for the production of CdTe thin-film solar modules.

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