Issue Date: August 16, 2010
Hong Kong Gets DuPont Solar Modules
DuPont supplied the thin-film photovoltaic modules that were recently installed at Hongkong Electric’s Lamma Power Station. Manufactured by DuPont Apollo, a China-based DuPont subsidiary, the modules generate electricity using amorphous silicon, rather than traditional polycrystalline silicon. Because the modules consume less than 1% of the silicon that traditional solar cells do, DuPont says, energy payback times are short.
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