PV Modules

Panasonic solar module posts world-leading output temperature coefficient

Panasonic solar module posts world-leading output temperature coefficient

June 22, 2017 at 11:55 am 0 comments

Panasonic Corp. says it has achieved the world’s leading output temperature coefficient for mass-produced silicon photovoltaic modules, at -0.258%/°C. This record-breaking innovation sets a new standard for the solar industry, improving on the previous temperature coefficient by 0.032 points at the mass production level, highlighting the positive temperature characteristics ofRead More

Solaria BIPV technology now available through CleanFund Commercial PACE financing

Solaria BIPV technology now available through CleanFund Commercial PACE financing

June 14, 2017 at 6:27 am 0 comments

Builiding Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) just got a little more affordable. CleanFund Commercial PACE Capital, formed a financing partnership with Solaria Corp. to offer long-term financing for its building skin technology. By providing commercial building owners access to Solaria’s customizable product line, along with the benefits and flexibility of C-PACE financing, thisRead More

Silicor Materials reports on its first p-type mono PERC production results

Silicor Materials reports on its first p-type mono PERC production results

June 5, 2017 at 1:50 pm 0 comments

Silicor Materials, Inc., says that, in its first ever attempt, the company has produced p-type mono PERC (Passivated Emitter Rear Cell) cells at approximately 20 percent efficiency, using 100 percent of its standard silicon feedstock. “We are extremely pleased with the results of this first attempt at mono cell production,”Read More

Sungage, Sunnova add Seraphim Solar USA modules to approved product lists

Sungage, Sunnova add Seraphim Solar USA modules to approved product lists

June 5, 2017 at 12:45 pm 0 comments

U.S.-based solar photovoltaic module manufacturer Seraphim Solar USA says its high-efficiency, American-made solar modules have been approved by major residential solar finance companies for their installer networks. Sungage Financial and Sunnova are among the finance firms that have added Seraphim USA to their approved vendor lists, citing the manufacturer’s bankability,Read More

CertainTeed launches new 60- and 72-cell solar modules

CertainTeed launches new 60- and 72-cell solar modules

May 31, 2017 at 8:12 am 0 comments

CertainTeed Solar is proud to announce its US Series 60 and 72-cell solar modules, with 60 cell power output reaching 305 W and 72 cell power output of up to 365 W. The US Series modules, which are American-made using both domestic and foreign components, are among the most efficientRead More

Startup Forward Labs says it has a solar roof to compete with (beat?) Tesla’s

Startup Forward Labs says it has a solar roof to compete with (beat?) Tesla’s

May 25, 2017 at 1:43 pm 0 comments

Forward Labs, a Palo Alto-based start-up, has begun taking pre-orders for the company’s new solar roofing system in the San Francisco Bay Area that immediately stands out for its differentiation from Tesla’s solar roof product details. For example, while the current color scheme of other solar roofs is black, theRead More

Sol Voltaics says nanowire breakthrough could boost PV module power by 50 percent

Sol Voltaics says nanowire breakthrough could boost PV module power by 50 percent

May 24, 2017 at 9:17 am 0 comments

Advanced photovoltaic materials company Sol Voltaics has taken a significant leap towards commercializing its highly anticipated, efficiency-boosting solar technology by completing the manufacture of PV nanowires using its proprietary Aerotaxy process. The breakthrough paves the way for Sol Voltaics to bring its SolFilm PV solutions to market delivering solar moduleRead More

Boviet Solar partners with SolarEdge on 60-cell smart solar module

Boviet Solar partners with SolarEdge on 60-cell smart solar module

May 23, 2017 at 12:02 pm 0 comments

Boviet Solar Technology Co., a global leader in the manufacture of high-quality photovoltaic technology, has finalized a partnership with SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. a global leader in PV inverters, power optimizers, and module-level monitoring services, to include SolarEdge solar power optimizers with Boviet’s 60-cell mono smart solar modules. As a result ofRead More

SolarWindow’s electricity-generating glass achieves processing breakthrough

SolarWindow’s electricity-generating glass achieves processing breakthrough

May 22, 2017 at 8:43 am 0 comments

SolarWindow Technologies announced today that its transparent electricity-generating glass has been successfully processed through the rigorous autoclave system for window glass lamination at a commercial window fabricator. Layered with SolarWindow electricity-generating liquid coatings, glass modules were subjected to the extremely high heat and pressure of autoclave equipment located at theRead More

JinkoSolar modules pass IEC 61345 test from TUV Rheinland

JinkoSolar modules pass IEC 61345 test from TUV Rheinland

May 22, 2017 at 8:32 am 0 comments

JinkoSolar Holding Co. sent word that its modules have passed intensive UV test in terms of IEC 61345 from TUV Rheinland. What is IEC 61345? Comparing with test procedure of UV Preconditioning test defined in IEC 61215, which is the major international standard of the industry, IEC 61345 intend toRead More

 
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