JA Solar Holdings Co. Ltd., a manufacturer of solar power products, has signed strategic agreements with Innovalight Inc. The company signed a three-year supply agreement for silicon nanoparticle ink from Innovalight for the production of JA Solar's recently announced SECIUM high-efficiency solar cells.
Pilot production of SECIUM cells began in May, with commercial volume production planned in the second half of this year.
JA Solar and Innovalight also plan to co-develop solar cells with conversion efficiencies exceeding 20%. Development will be performed at both Innovalight's headquarters in California and at JA Solar's research and development center in China.
SOURCE: JA Solar