Heraeus Photovoltaics announced a comprehensive cooperation agreement with Rietech Solar. Under the agreement, Rietech Solar will upgrade its manufacturing process to use HeraGlaze®, for mass production of it multi-crystalline wafers.
Additionally, Heraeus Photovoltaics will work with Rietech on advanced research and development programs to produce the next generation of wafers based on the HeraGlaze® technology.
Dr. Weiming Zhang, EVP and CTO of Heraeus Photovoltaics, said, "Rietech and Heraeus both share the belief that advancing the adoption of solar energy cannot occur in isolation, which is why we are committed to working together. HeraGlaze® can be a game-changer for Rietech's wafer manufacturing process and will help them consolidate their leadership in 'full-melt' process for manufacturing multi-crystalline wafers."