Global and China Thin-film Solar Cell Industry Report, 2010
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In 2010, the output of thin-film solar cell worldwide expanded rapidly to 2767MW, up 62.8% against the 1700MW in 2009, and occupying 13.5% of the global solar cell output. During 2006-2010, the growth rate of thin-film solar cell output maintained a high level.  

Global Thin-film Solar Cell Output and Growth Rate, 2005-2010
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Source: ResearchInChina

Currently, thin-film solar cells mainly fall into amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film solar cell, CdTe thin-film solar cell, and CIGS thin-film solar cell. Despite the advantages like low price and good faint-light capability, thin-film solar cells have such disadvantages as low conversion efficiency and short service life; however, they will embrace a bright prospect as the shortcomings will fade away along with technology progress.

A-Si Thin-film Solar Cell
Owing to the relatively mature technology and comparatively low technical threshold of a-Si thin-film solar cell, a greater number of manufacturers represented by Energy Conversion Devices, Sharp, and Trony are engaged in the production. But on account of the low conversion efficiency, the sale was not hot in 2010 even though the selling price was very low.  

CdTe Thin-film Solar Cell
The dominating First Solar controls the most advanced technology of CdTe thin-film solar cell. Its output rested on 1400MW in 2010, making it the enterprise with the second largest solar cell output in the world, and its capacity will hit 2700MW in 2012. Till present, no thin-film solar cell enterprise can compete with First Solar.

CIGS Thin-film Solar Cell
With a high theoretical conversion efficiency and suitability for mass production, CIGS thin-film solar cell turns out to be the most promising thin-film solar cell. Nevertheless, it has not achieved mass production yet owing to the immature technology. The relatively big enterprises cover Germany’s Q-Cells with a capacity of merely 100MW or so; Chinese enterprises consist of Sunvim Group Co., Ltd, etc.

In addition, the report casts light on 8 major suppliers of thin-film solar cell devices, including Switzerland’s Oerlikon and Japan’s ULVAC.  

1. Overview of Thin-film Solar Cell  
1.1 Definition 
1.2 Classification
1.3 Technology Route of Solar Cell  

2. Global Thin-film Solar Cell Market  
2.1 Overview 
2.2 Supply 
2.3 Demand 
2.4 Global Solar Power Market by Country (Region) 
2.4.1 Germany 
2.4.2 Japan 
2.4.3 USA
2.4.4 Italy 
2.4.5 Taiwan 

3. China Thin-film Solar Cell Market  
3.1 Policy Environment of Chinese Solar Power Industry  
3.1.1 Renewable Energy Policy 
3.1.2 Solar PV Roof Plan
3.1.3 Golden Sun Policy
3.1.4 Solar PV Bidding Policy
3.1.5 Solar Power Import and Export Policy
3.1.6 Standard and Authentication of Solar Power Industry  
3.2 Supply and Demand 
3.2.1 Supply 
3.2.2 Demand 
3.3 Influencing Factors  

4. Overview of A-Si Thin-film Solar Cell Market 
4.1 Development 
4.2 Global Major Markets  
4.3 Major Enterprises 
4.3.1 Energy Conversion Devices
4.3.2 Sharp
4.3.3 Trony
4.3.4 Topray Solar
4.3.5 ZONEPV
4.3.6 Baoding Fengfan Solar Energy Co., Ltd 
4.3.7 Best Solar Co., Ltd.
4.3.8 Baoding TianWei SolarFilms Co., Ltd.
4.3.9 Polar Photovoltaics Co., Ltd.
4.3.10 ENN Solar Energy Co., Ltd.
4.3.11 Nantong Qiangsheng Photovoltaic Technology Co. Ltd.
4.3.12 Astronergy
4.3.13 Hanergy Holding Group Limited
4.4 Summary 

5. Overview of CIGS Thin-film Solar Cell Market 
5.1 Development 
5.2 Global Major Markets
5.3 Major Enterprises
5.3.1 Solar Frontier
5.3.2 Solyndra, Inc.
5.3.3 Würth Solar
5.3.4 Sunvim Group Co., Ltd 
5.3.5 Q-Cells
5.4 Summary 

6. Overview of CDTE Thin-film Solar Cell Market 
6.1 Development 
6.2 Global Major Markets 
6.3 Major Enterprises  
6.3.1 First Solar
6.3.2 Abound Solar
6.4 Summary 

7 Key Enterprises of Thin-film Solar Cell Devices   
7.1 Market Overview 
7.2 Oerlikon
7.2.1 Profile 
7.2.2 Operation 
7.2.3 Technology 
7.3 ULVAC
7.3.1 Profile 
7.3.2 Technology 
7.4 Centrotherm Photovoltaics
7.4.1 Profile 
7.4.2 Operation 
7.4.3 Technology 
7.5 Jusung Engineering
7.5.1 Profile 
7.5.2 Operation 
7.6 Roth & Rau AG
7.6.1 Profile 
7.6.2 Operation 
7.7 Nanowin Technology Co., Ltd.
7.7.1 Profile 
7.7.2 Technology 
7.8 Apollo Solar Energy Technology Holdings Limited (Apollo)
7.8.1 Profile 
7.8.2 Operation 
7.8.3 Technology 

Conversion Efficiency of Different Solar Cells  
Cost Comparison between Crystalline Silicon Solar Cell and Thin-film Solar Cell
Technical Approach Comparison of PV Cells  
3 Major Types of Thin-film Solar Cells
Global Thin-film Solar Cell Output, 2005-2010 
Thin-film Solar Cell Output by Region, 2009 
Output of 3 Major Types of Thin-film Solar Cells, 2009  
Market Share of Thin Film and Crystalline Silicon Cells, 2010 
Global Solar Cell Output, 2005-2010 
Global Top 10 Solar Cell Manufacturers, 2010 
Ranking of Leading Enterprises in Thin-film Solar Cell Industry, 2007 & 2009 
Global Solar Cell Installation Quantity, 2005-2010 
Global Demand for Thin-film Solar Cell, 2005-2010 
PV Solar Cell Installation Quantity in Germany, 2006-2010 
Solar Power New Policy in Germany, 2011 
PV Solar Cell Installation Quantity in Japan, 2006-2010 
Solar Power New Policy in Japan, 2011 
PV Solar Cell Installation Quantity in the USA, 2006-2010 
PV Solar Cell Installation Quantity in Italy, 2006-2010 
Major Manufacturers of Thin-film Solar Cell in Taiwan, 2011 
Major Policies of Chinese Solar Power Industry  
Relatively Big Manufacturers of Thin Film Cell in China 
PV Solar Installation Quantity in China, 2006-2010 
Demand for Thin-film Solar Cell in China, 2006-2010 
Influencing Factors of Thin-film Solar Power Industry  
Sketch Map of A-Si Solar Cell Structure 
Sketch Map of A-Si Thin-film Solar Cell Industrial Structure 
Output Proportion of Global A-Si Thin-film Solar Cell, 2009 
Global Manufacturers of A-Si Thin-film Solar Cell, 2010 
Operating Income of Energy Conversion Devices, FY2006-FY2010 
Branch Company Operating Income of Energy Conversion Devices, FY2008-FY2010 
Trony Operating Income by Sector, 2008-2010 
Trony Operating Income by Region, 2008-2010 
Trony Component Profit, 2008-2010 
Operating Income of Topray Solar, 2009-2010 
Operating Income of Topray Solar by Product, 2009-2010 
ZONEPV Assets, 2009 
Unit Capacity Investment Comparison of Thin Film Manufacturers 
Technical Approach of Best Solar Co., Ltd.
Net Income of Baoding TianWei SolarFilms Co., Ltd., 2009-2010 
Thin Film Cell Project of Hanergy Holding Group Limited 
Structure Sketch of CIGS Thin-film Solar Cell 
Preparation Technologies and Module Efficiencies of CIGS Thin-film Solar Cell
Process Flow of CIGS Thin-film Solar Cell Prepared from Vacuum Method  
Industry Chain of CIGS Thin-film Solar Cell Components  
Output Proportion of Global CIGS Thin Film Cell, 2010 
Global CIGS Thin Film Cell Manufacturers, 2010 
Solar Cell Capacity of Q-CELLS, 2008-2010 
Solar Cell Output of Q-CELLS, 2008-2010 
Sketch Map of CdTe Cell Structure  
Sketch Map of CdTe Thin-film Solar Cell Industrial Structure
Output Proportion of Global CdTe Thin-film Solar Cell, 2010 
Global CdTe Thin-film Solar Cell Manufacturers, 2010 
Operating Income of First Solar, 2010  
Quarterly Output, Cost and Other Data of First Solar, 2010 
Capacity of First Solar, 2005-2012E
Ranking of Global Top 10 Suppliers of Solar Power Devices, 2009-2010 
Global Market Share of Solar Power Devices by Region, 2006 vs. 2010 
Financial Data of Oerlikon Thin-film Solar Power Equipment, 2009-2010 
Oerlikon Thin-film Solar Cell Production Line 
Oerlikon Clients 
Complete-line Devices of ULVAC A-Si Thin-film Solar Cell 
Client Information of ULVAC Thin-film Solar Cell Production Line 
Total Order Amount of Centrotherm Photovoltaics, 2010 
Solar Power Device Order Shares of Centrotherm Photovoltaics, 2010 
Complete-set Production Line for CIGS Thin-film Solar Cell of Centrotherm Photovoltaics 
Financial Situation of Jusung Engineering, 2010 
Revenue from Thin-film Solar Power Devices of Jusung Engineering, 2010 
Operating Income of Roth & Rau, 2006-2010 
Process Flow of NANOWIN CIGS Devices 
Revenue from Thin-film Solar Cell Devices of NANOWIN, 2010 
Clients of A-Si Thin-film Solar Cell Production Line 

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