Consultant; Photovoltaic Research and Consulting
Torsten Brammer has focused on photovoltaics since 1993. He graduated from the University of Karlsruhe (Germany) and the Australian National University, Canberra (Australia). After his degree, he joined a solar company in Ghana (West Africa). At the Research Center Jülich (Germany), he did his dissertation on thin film PV. In 2004, he joined Q-Cells SE, where he was responsible for the optimization of the crystalline silicon solar cell production process. In 2006, he became technical managing director of the Q-Cells spin-off Sontor GmbH, which was merged with Sunfilm AG in 2009. At Sontor and Sunfilm (now Schüco TF GmbH), he was responsible for R&D. Since 2011, he offers consulting services for technology, product design and business planning. Also since 2011, he offers consulting services in the area of metrology systems together with his associate Jörn Suthues.