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Perovskite-Dye solar cells to be commercialized by Dyesol & Nesli DSC

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Australia’s Dyesol partners with Turkish company Nesli DSC to work towards commercialization of perovskite-dye solar cell PV technology.

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image12-270x69Australia solar technology developerDyesol is partnering with the Turkish company Nesli DSC to work towards the commercialization of perovskite-dye solar cell PV technology, according to recent reports.

As per the terms of the partnership, the two companies will cooperate in three separate phases of commercialization and development — the prototype creation phase, the staged manufacture phrase, and (presuming everything goes well) the mass manufacture phase.

If this partnership progresses according to plans, mass manufacture is expected to begin in 2018. The first phase is expected to begin this year, with the creation of a prototype facility in Turkey (with a $1.9 million contract for equipment supply).

Dyesol has reportedly already begun work on the project, with its subsidiary Dyesol-Timo doing most of the work so far. Once this first phase is completed the partnership between Dyesol and Nesli DSC will then transition to a 50/50 one aimed mostly at implementation.

The plan is that by 2016 the partnership will see a staged manufacturing or pilot line facility put into service — ideally producing more than 20,000 square meters of the product. This phase will allow for the testing of the product, accreditation, and the optimization of the manufacturing process.

If this phase is successfully completed, mass manufacturing will begin (as stated before, ideally by 2018) — which will see “multi-million” square meters of solar cells produced annually.

There will reportedly be a meeting later this month between Dyesol, Nesli DSC, and the Development Bank of Turkey, with the aim of it being to negotiate an implementation plan for commercialization — business planning, possible government assistance/incentives, etc.

“Dyesol has been working closely with Turkish parties for a number of years and it is gratifying to see our common interests captured in an agreement,” noted Dyesol’s Director Gordon Thompson. “Further, it is very encouraging to have Turkish government interest to help bear the financial risk of development and commercialization.”

Source: CleanTechnica. Reproduced with permission.

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  1. Terry J Wall 5 years ago

    This is the sort of thing that the 5 billion of taxpayer funds, currently spent subsidizing fossil energy, should have been diverted to. But that takes knowledge (not from Fox News Facts) and leadership..

    • john 5 years ago

      Terry I own stock in Dyesol and while they are at the bottom perhaps they may look up in time to come perhaps people should put the odd thousand into start-up’s ok not all will do well but one win and your away.

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