Dr Akira Terakawa, Manager R&D Project Leader, Solar Business Unit
Solar PV is a promised candidate as the energy source of off-grid electric applications. Panasonic has historically experienced various kinds of PIPVs (Products Integrated PVs), such as small solar powered applications, solar vehicles (car, ship, plain) will be introduced. We are also developing very high-efficiency, light-weight and flexible Si heterojunction solar cells using very thin c-Si wafers for electric mobilities, as.the next generation PV products.
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Panasonic Corporation is a worldwide leader in the development of diverse electronics technologies and solutions. Since its founding in 1918, the company has expanded globally and now operates 474 subsidiaries and 94 associated companies worldwide, recording consolidated net annual sales of 7.553 trillion yen. Committed to pursuing new value through innovation across divisional lines, the company uses its technologies to create a better life and a better world for its customers. Panasonic Electronic Materials Division provides high performance circuit board laminates, advanced films, molding compounds and semiconductor encapsulation materials to global electronics manufacturing customers.