SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES Will Present Reliable Technology & Machines For PV Cells At Intersolar North America

SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES Will Present Reliable Technology & Machines For PV Cells                          At Intersolar North America  PR Newswire  KAHL AM MAIN, Germany, July 2, 2014  KAHL AM MAIN, Germany, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --    oCoating machine for rear side passivation of PERC for increased cell     efficiency   oNew PERC cells with higher efficiency levels announced   o100 % PID-free solar cells produced on SINGULUS' turnkey line   oProven CIGS production systems for all key processes  In the Solar segment SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES (SINGULUS) is a worldwide leading supplier for new production solutions for crystalline and thin-film solar cells, which with lower production costs increase the level of efficiency or achieve a higher level of efficiency.  For crystalline solar cells SINGULUS presents advanced production solutions for passivated rear silicon solar cells. The SINGULAR XP is specifically designed for the production capacity of a typical cell production line. In addition, SINGULUS' machine provides the advantage that the two layer systems required for the rear side passivation, aluminum oxide (AIOx) and silicon nitride (SiNx) can be applied without discontinuation of the vacuum. Due to its compact assembly the SINGULAR XP machine is ideally suited for the integration as an upgrade for existing cell production lines. Before coating the rear side it is smoothed with a wet-chemical glaze in a LINEA II glazing machine.  A new 21.2% world record efficiency for PERC was achieved earlier this year by the Institute for Solar Energy Research, Emmerthal, Germany, within the research project High Screen funded by the German Federal Ministry of the Environment in collaboration with several project partners.  The solar cells produced on the SINGULUS turn-key line in Lithuania are 100 % PID-free due to SINGULUS specifically designed coating technology.  SINGULUS cooperates with thin-film solar cell manufacturers worldwide and develops processes, which improve the efficiency and reduce production costs.  SINGULUS is market leader for the wet-chemical cleaning applying CIS and CdTe processes. New plant concepts expand the value-added chain of the company in the area of thin-film solar technology. SINGULUS offers modern production systems for CIS/CIGS & CdTe thin film solar panels.  With Sputtering & evaporation, the selenisation for an optimized CIGS absorber formation as well as wet processing solutions SINGULUS already covers two thirds of the required machines of a CIS/CIGS modules production with its range of machines.  Intersolar North America 2014, West Hall, Booth 7621  SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES AG, Hanauer Landstr. 103, D-63796 Kahl/Main, ISIN: DE0007238909, WKN: 723890  SOURCE SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES AG  Contact: Maren Schuster, Investor Relations, Tel.: + 49 (0) 160 9609 0279; Bernhard Krause, Corporate Communications, Tel.: + 49 (0) 1709202924