Worldwide demand for semiconductors is falling in recent years, and experts predict that 2010 see the continuation of this trend. It is bad. The good news is that many smart companies begin to think green and change their approach to solar energy.
Some scholars even solar boom predicted for 2010 and beyond, podsycane a combination of rising oil prices, the decline in demand for semiconductors and almost unlimited possibilities for solar energy. To cash in the next boom, several companies began remediation strategies of Semiconductor. They have good reason for optimistic, because they have a History of creating profitable processes to cut and shape of silicon, which is the main component of the Sun in the standard modules.
Solar thermal technologies
Even the Venerable Intel skoczyły chip Maker in the car spinning in the company of solar technology called Spectra Watts in 2008. The new company will not only manufactures and provides solar cells market picture, but uses a significant capacity for innovation, Intel, Spectra Watts also was charged with improving the process which ultimately will reduce the cost of photovoltaics manufacturing.
Can not be before the days of the announcement, Intel announced good giant IBM for the industry that the Alliance with the Japanese semiconductor equipment manufacturer in Tokyo Ohka to start a combination of copper selenide, indium and gallium arsenide thin film cells. Although neither of the two companies will manufacture the cells, it is a plan to combine their considerable intellectual perhaps to develop green technology licensed to other companies within two years, this means that the technology should begin solar market framework by 2010.
The good news for the adjustment of the text of all consumers have the frenzy that the solar market is Booming, that the cost of the Sun to power begins to decrease considerably. It is not so good news is that, how long is the price per watt of the Sun, causing the potential benefits for small businesses, which probably cannot compete with these giants such as Intel and IBM.
In the present situation is far from that America is a world leader in solar thermal technology. It is indeed for many countries, including Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Portugal and even the United States of Greece administration. If the current trend continues, there is a possibility that the United States will assume a more prominent position in solar technology in the coming years.