Global Solar claims to lead the pack in flexible CIGS PV
More than 35 companies claim to manufacture CIGS-based photovoltaics. But, only a few of them are actually producing product in meaningful commercial volumes.
Large firms like Würth Solar, Avancis (a Shell/St. Gobain joint venture), and Honda are working on CIGS and a number of VC-funded firms are trying to commercialize this technology.
But according to Tim Teich, the VP Sales/Marketing at Global Solar
, “Global Solar is in the lead. We are the only company with CIGS on flexible substrates in volume production.???
Spun out of ITN Energy in 1996, Global Solar has developed CIGS using multiple deposition methods...