Linde promotes sustainability


The 24th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (PVSEC) gave Linde Gases the opportunity to promote sustainability, focusing on the benefits of using fluorine (F2) in place of nitrogen trifluoride (NF3); gasworld spoke exclusively to two Linde professionals who attended the event.

It’s just over a year since gasworld reported that Linde Gases had devised a solution to reduce environmental damage during the production of LCD’s and solar panels.

The company pioneered the idea of replacing NF3 (used as a cleaning gas in the PV manufacturing process) with pure F2, which has zero Global Warming Potential (GWP).

In June of this year, Malibu – a joint venture between energy company E.ON, and Schuco, a major worldwide provider of building envelope systems – launched the world’s first thin film solar module factory, using on-site generated F2 made with Linde’s patented technology.

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