Nanosolar : Printing Photovoltaic Sheets

March 7th, 2005 | Filed under: Fabrication Tech, Nanotech, Products, Sustainability | 7 Comments »


Nanosolar Inc. claims to have broken several barriers to ubiquitous solar energy.  Their manufacturing process consists of printing nano-scaled solar-cell layers, bypassing the traditionally expensive vacuum methods yet meeting and in some cases, exceeding industry standards.  Major claims include a 3 week payback time and lightweight flexible panels.

7 Comments on “Nanosolar : Printing Photovoltaic Sheets”

  1. 1 @ Monkeysign said at 8:00 pm on March 23rd, 2005:

    Nanosolar and PV’s “Holy Grail”

    I am a little late commenting on this, but last month the ‘net was abuzz with word of dirt-cheap PV using nanotechnology from a company called Nanosolar. According to the article in The Hindu that broke the story, Nanosolar’s technology

  2. 2 Dr.Doss Lawrence said at 12:30 pm on August 27th, 2005:

    I want to errect one Nanosolar unit to produce elecricity in my village in India. To whom I have to contact

  3. 3 Olusegun ADEWOYE (Professor) said at 9:18 am on December 11th, 2005:

    iam a Professor of materials and I am smitten by this technology which i omnly learnt of in a CNC programme about one hour ago.
    How can i do the followings
    purchase and demonsrate this technology in Nigera ?
    purchase know-how to start a an sme based on this technology in Nigeria?
    What will be the typical financial out-lay to do a production unit of betwwen 2-5MW annual production plant in Nigeria ?

  4. 4 Chinemere Ogbonnaya,MNSE said at 4:13 am on December 13th, 2005:

    This is so good especially for us in africa.
    How can i be involved in the introduction of this in nigeria,what are the requirements?

  5. 5 Altus Koen said at 9:38 am on February 1st, 2006:

    I am from South Africa and work in the field of finding solutions to distribute water and would like to get involved with your product .

  6. 6 Abdulmalik Saidu said at 1:20 pm on March 1st, 2006:

    I am an Engireer with a great kin for reneweble power source technology, and an enterprenure. I will like to get involve with your great venture by net workinking with you in teams of merketing such product here in Nigeria and Africa as a whole.
    Please let me know how I can help.

  7. 7 Elsa Robbins said at 7:00 pm on March 17th, 2006:

    To all expressing interest in Nanosolar’s products, please visit their website, No products are for sale yet, but you can fill out a form to express your interest.

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