DGIST sets a new record for the world’s highest power conversion efficiency(PCE)
작성자. External Relations Team
DGIST Research Center for Thin Film Solar Cell & SolarFLEX signed an MOU
for commercialization and joint research on flexible thin film solar cells
Succeeded in setting a new record for the world’s highest PCE for flexible CZTS solar cells
TheResearch Center for Thin Film Solar Cell, DGIST succeeded achieving the world’s highest PCE of 12.2% for flexible CZTS thin film solar cells.Moreover, the Center announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding(MOU) with SolarFLEX for the commercialization of the original technologies. The MOU is expected to facilitate the process of commercialization of the flexible solar cell technology.
Furthermore, the Research Center for Thin Film Solar Cell signed an MOU with SolarFLEX for the commercialization of these excellent original technologies with the aim of close cooperation for the commercialization of the flexible solar cell technology. The cooperation not only includes the collaboration for the commercialization of the thin film solar cell technology, but also the joint research related to the development of original technologies, such as tandem technology, for achieving further high efficiency of the solar cells.
Jin-Kyu Kang, the director of the DGIST Research Center for Thin Film Solar Cell, commented, “Through the MOU, the commercialization of flexible thin film solar cells made of general-purpose non-toxic materials will be materialized in the foreseeable future,” and further added, “These technologies derived by the joint research will practically facilitate the market release of the newly developed flexible CZTS solar modules that are cost-effective and easy to install.”
Solar FLEX Co., Ltd. is a company that manufactures 10 MW class flexible CIGS thin film solar cells and modules. Through the MOU, the PCE of flexible CIGS thin film solar cells will be improved even further, and with process technology developed through the integrated collaboration of low-cost CZTS solar cell technology and next-generation tandem technology, the flexible CIGS thin film solar cell modules that are inexpensive, lightweight, and suitable for application to the lightweight roof will become available, thus enabling commercialization tailored to the policy direction ofK-RE100 and the Green New Deal.