Q-Cells SE and Kaneka Corporation have signed a contract for the licensing of EP 1009037
November 24, 2011
The patent EP1009037 relates to a technology of spacer for a framing of solar cell modules whose spacer has specific thermal conductivity and resistivity, which is widely useful to protect thermal breakage of the solar cell modules.
The Q-Cells Group is one of the world’s leading photovoltaic companies. Its extensive product portfolio ranges from solar cells and modules up through complete photovoltaic systems. Q-Cells develops and manufactures its products at its Group headquarters in Bitterfeld-Wolfen, Germany, and markets these via a global distribution network. A second production facility is located in Malaysia. At Q-Cells, over 200 scientists and engineers are rapidly advancing solar technology towards the company’s principal aim: achieving rapid and lasting cost reductions in solar photovoltaics and making the technology steadily more competitive. The close cooperation among research, development, production and sales allows Q-Cells scale up innovations to mass production and market them professionally in the shortest timeframe possible, thereby assuming a top technological position in the photovoltaic industry. Q-Cells SE is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (QCE; ISIN DE0005558662) and on the German technology index TecDAX.