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 Investment to develop production technology and expand commercial activities for organic photovoltaics

18/11/2014 – CAMBRIDGE, UK – Eight19, the leading developer of low cost organic photovoltaics (OPV) technology that is capable of delivering flexible and light-weight solar panels in high volume, is pleased to announce it has received a further £1m of investment. The new equity...

Environmentally compatible production methods for organic solar cells from novel materials are in the focus of “MatHero”. The new project coordinated by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) aims at making organic photovoltaics competitive to their inorganic counterparts by enhancing the efficiency of organic solar cells, reducing their production costs and increasing their life-time. “Green” processes for materials synthesis and coating play a key role. “MatHero” is funded by...

May 2014 LOPEC 2014

Eight19 Presents and exhibits at LOPEC 2014. Dr. Michael Niggemann, Eight19 Chief Technical Officer, presented the latest state of progress at the company during his talk on "The Development of Organic Photovoltaic Modules for Energy Harvesting and Off-grid Applications" at the 6th exhibition and conference for the Printed Electronics Industry, in Munich, Germany, 26-28 May 2014....

11 March 2014

Eight19 has joined forces with leading companies and research institutes active in the field of organic photovoltaics to promote commercialisation of the technology.     Set up as a new working group of the Organic Electronics Association (OE-A), the mission of the Organic Electronic Energy Workgroup is to promote the exchange of information, to bundle the interests of all companies and institutes involved and to participate in standard-setting for this new...

April 13, 2013

Eight19 has featured in a BBC World News Horizons documentary that examines new sources of renewable energy.

in its third series, BBC Horizons continues its journey across the globe looking at the "cutting edge science and technology that will shake up our lives, our economies, our businesses and the world as we know it."

The...

September 21, 2012

Eight19's CTO, Michael Niggemann, will present at the 8th Plastic Electronics Conference & Exhibition 2012 - the leading international convention focused on organic Electronics.  Dr Niggemann will speak on the "Development and Up-scaling of Organic Photovoltaic Modules for Off-grid Applications"

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Azuri to drive further Indigo expansion in emerging markets

August 21 2012, Cambridge UK: Eight19 today announced the launch of Azuri Technologies Ltd to develop its internationally recognised Indigo 'pay-as-you-go' technology for off-grid markets. Eight19 will concentrate on development of its printed plastic solar technology and Azuri will focus on expanding the Indigo product family and market reach.

Eight19, which was established in...

May 15, 2012

The EU-funded Clean4Yield project will be officially launched on May 1. Coordinated by Holst Centre/TNO, the three-year project brings together commercial and research partners from Europe and Israel to tackle one of the most pressing issues in organic electronics – ensuring high enough yields for cost-effective manufacturing. To this end, the partners will develop new technologies for inspecting, cleaning and repairing moving foils...

May 9, 2012

Today's Daily Telegraph's "Careers in Energy" supplement features Eight19 as a leading example of the "application of science."

 

Real-­world data will accelerate product development

May 8 2012, Cambridge UK: Eight19, which launched its Indigo pay-as-you go personal solar electricity system for off-grid communities in Kenya in September 2011, has begun trials of fully printed plastic solar modules in Africa.  Based on Eight19’s Organic Photovoltaic (OPV) technology, the Indigo solar home systems have been deployed in South Sudan in order to evaluate the performance of the new...

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