in News Departments > Products & Technology
print the content item

comments: 0

GT Advanced Technologies Inc. has introduced a new high-volume hydrochlorination solution capable of producing enough trichlorosilane (TCS) from a single hydrochlorination fluid bed reactor (FBR).

The solution is designed to support polysilicon facilities that are greater than 10,000 metric tons annually in capacity. According to GT, the product lowers the cost of ownership for plants by 20% over current TCS production offerings by eliminating the need for multiple hydrochlorination FBRs.

The hydrochlorination FBR offering also includes GT's new hydrochlorination heater, which delivers further cost savings by increasing conversion in the hydrochlorination FBR from 27% to 30%, GT adds.



SolarEnergyTradeShow_id1384

Surrette_id1409
Latest Top Stories

SolarCity Strikes An East-West Pose In Its New Commercial Mounting System

The first major new product release from SolarCity's Zep Solar business unit since last year's merger reveals new opportunities in the commercial solar space.


Central America's Heart Set On Solar With New Government Tenders

Big deals in El Salvador and Honduras point toward a surge in photovoltaic capacity in the region.


Con Edison To Meet Overload With Storage And Demand Management

Rather than dropping $1 billion on infrastructure to meet overload forecasts, the venerable electric utility is proposing a novel package of customer-side load management programs that could serve as a model for other energy providers.


U.S. And China Account For Over Half The World's PV Pipeline

While the usual suspects continue building photovoltaic projects at a breakneck pace, two new players are emerging with impressive capacity growth.


Buoyed By Business Deals, Solar Dominates New U.S. Cleantech Jobs

A hot solar sector helped double the number of new clean energy and transportation jobs in the second quarter of the year compared with the first.

Lufft_id1410
SilcoTek
S&C Electric_id1352
CanSolIndus_id1429
Future Energy_id1428
PVcobra_id1394
WIP_id1320