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Nanotechnology Report

Nanotechnology and Photovoltaics

Market, Companies and Products

Nanotechnology and Photovoltaics
Category: Materials Published: Feb 2011 Pages: 61 View Contents
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Nanomaterials are leading to new opportunities for the production of cheaper and more efficient solar cells. Quantum dots, metal oxide nanopowders and carbon nanotubes are at the forefront of new photovoltaics applications. The world market for nanotechnology enabled photovoltaics was $68million in 2010, rising to $820million by 2017.

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Companies developing products in this sector include 1366 Technologies, Inc., 3G Solar, BP Solar International, Bloo Solar, HelioVolt Corporation, Konarka Technologies, Inc., Nano Solar and SunFlake A/S.

Report contents:

  • How carbon nanotubes, fullerenes and POSS, graphene, metal oxide nanopowders, nanowires and quantum dots are being applied to photovoltaics and by whom
  • Global market revenues to 2017, by nanomaterials
  • Market structure
  • Market drivers
  • 65 company profiles including products and sub sector markets

The world market for nanotechnology enabled photovoltaics was $68million in 2010, rising to $820million by 2017.