PV Modules

Panasonic bringing its larger solar panels to U.S. with extended warranty

Panasonic bringing its larger solar panels to U.S. with extended warranty

January 14, 2016 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Panasonic Eco Solutions Co. announced the company’s expansion of larger solar panels into North America‘s fast-growing residential solar market. Panasonic’s complete high-efficiency photovoltaic module HIT product range will be available beginning this month, including high efficiency 96 cell panels that meet the demand for the growing residential market. Panasonic willRead More

Ten K Solar completes big equity investment deal with Goldman Sachs

Ten K Solar completes big equity investment deal with Goldman Sachs

January 13, 2016 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

Ten K Solar, Inc., a company doing some innovative things in commercial rooftop solar, completed a $25 million equity investment led by Goldman Sachs & Co’s Alternative Energy Investing Group. The company will use the investment to support its rapidly expanding U.S. and international operations. Ten K just completed its third consecutiveRead More

Buy some solar panels, transfer switches, cables, etc., in online bankruptcy auction

Buy some solar panels, transfer switches, cables, etc., in online bankruptcy auction

January 12, 2016 at 2:02 pm 1 comment

A large quantity of brand new solar panels, transfer switches, wire, cable and related equipment and tools will be sold in an online auction as part of the Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings of U.S. Light Energy and its affiliated companies. “This inventory should appeal to those already in the solarRead More

MiaSole, Finland’s Virte Solar enter into agreement

MiaSole, Finland’s Virte Solar enter into agreement

January 12, 2016 at 9:43 am 1 comment

Virte Solar in Finland has entered into a representation agreement with MiaSolé. In 2016, Virte Solar will represent MiaSolé in the Scandinavia market. Virte Solar will immediately begin shipping advanced building-integrated solar roofing systems in the entire Scandinavia region including Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark. Virte Solar will provide servicesRead More

Trina Solar completes 3 distributed generation projects in China (27 MW)

Trina Solar completes 3 distributed generation projects in China (27 MW)

January 11, 2016 at 2:12 pm 1 comment

Trina Solar Limited successfully completed and connected three distributed generation projects totaling 27 MW to the grid in Suqian City, Jiangsu Province, China at the end of December 2015. Powered by approximately 110,000 Trina Solar “Honey” modules, the Projects are installed on the rooftops of three large manufacturing factories locatedRead More

Get to know NEC 2017 revisions: Updated PV labels, rapid system shutdown

Get to know NEC 2017 revisions: Updated PV labels, rapid system shutdown

January 11, 2016 at 12:28 pm 2 comments

Many changes are occurring with labeling requirements covered by Article 690 as we move toward the release of the NEC 2017 code revision. PV systems grow and evolve, and the required labeling must change with them to ensure safe and informative installations. Like any evolving process, input from many sourcesRead More

MegaCell touts 25% bifacial efficiency of solar cell

MegaCell touts 25% bifacial efficiency of solar cell

December 18, 2015 at 12:30 pm 2 comments

MegaCell is an innovative Italian-based photovoltaic bi-facial high-efficiency cell and module manufacturer, part of Mega Group, which was recently established by Franco Traverso. Traverso is considered a pioneer of the Italian photovoltaic cells technology, given his extended experience of more than 30 years in photovoltaic (PV) sector since 1981, whenRead More

New efficiency record for mono-crystalline silicon solar cell, says Trina

New efficiency record for mono-crystalline silicon solar cell, says Trina

December 16, 2015 at 4:04 pm 3 comments

Trina Solar Limited announced that its State Key Laboratory of PV Science and Technology of China has set a new record for industrial high-efficiency p-type mono-crystalline silicon (c-Si) solar cells. The record-breaking p-type mono-crystalline silicon solar cell was fabricated on a large-size industrial boron-doped Cz-Si substrate with an advanced HoneyRead More

LG, Enphase team up on panel, microinverter integration

LG, Enphase team up on panel, microinverter integration

December 4, 2015 at 12:30 pm Comments are Disabled

LG Electronics and Enphase Energy, have agreed to integrate Enphase’s microinverter technology into LG Electronics’ new generation of AC solar modules (ACM) for the global solar market. The LG high-performance backsheet-integrated ACM will incorporate Enphase’s next-generation S-series microinverter with LG’s high-efficiency NeON 2 photovoltaic panels. Initial shipments of the LG-EnphaseRead More

New PV systems that adapt to different climates — the goal of new Austrian project

New PV systems that adapt to different climates — the goal of new Austrian project

December 2, 2015 at 9:53 am 1 comment

We don’t venture into Austrian solar territory much, but a new project is coming together with the mild goal of revolutionizing the entire PV system. No big deal. Dubbed the Infinity project, its aim is to adapt the entire photovoltaic system, including the materials, components and processes involved, to theRead More

 
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