Earlier I did a post about how the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering at the State University of New York at Albany would be a big partner in the new U.S. Photovoltaic Manufacturing Consortium. CNSE, according to the DOE, is supposed to work with the PVMC to “establish manufacturing development facilities that PV companies and researchers can use for product prototyping, demonstration and pilot‐scale manufacturing to evaluate and validate CIGS thin film and PV manufacturing technologies.”
I first wrote about CNSE nearly two years ago, and I am happy to see some of its dreams come to fruition.
The first video is an in-house production that gives some sense of its history, capabilities and history of working relationships with IBM and other companies:
This second video was produced just a few weeks ago by a regional news station (click on image) that discusses some of the workforce opportunities being developed at CNSE: