PV Modules

Andalay module compatible with SolarEdge power optimizers

Andalay module compatible with SolarEdge power optimizers

June 30, 2015 at 4:09 pm Comments are Disabled

Andalay Solar, Inc., a supplier of integrated solar power systems, announced that its Instant Connect Module is compatible with power optimizers supplied by SolarEdge Technologies, a large provider of PV inverters, power optimizers, and module-level monitoring services. The SolarEdge module add-on power optimizer can now be snapped onto the AndalayRead More

Solar3D secures two ag solar contracts worth $3 million

Solar3D secures two ag solar contracts worth $3 million

June 22, 2015 at 2:07 pm Comments are Disabled

Solar3D Inc., a provider of solar power solutions and the developer of a proprietary high efficiency solar cell, just secured a $2 million contract for the design and installation of an agricultural solar project for Payne Brothers Ranches in Woodland, Calif.; and an approximately $1 million contract to design and install a PV systemRead More

GlobalData: Hanergy’s troubles stem from thin-film module outlook

GlobalData: Hanergy’s troubles stem from thin-film module outlook

June 18, 2015 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

Chinese PV manufacturer Hanergy has been in the news lately for the wrong reasons, such as a dropping stock and recently canceled $585 million order (see this Financial Times article for many of the details). GlobalData analyst Amit Sharma says that these problems are largely because of an “overly optimistic approach regarding itsRead More

Rayton Solar raises $1 million for reduced-silicone, ‘laser beam’ solar tech

Rayton Solar raises $1 million for reduced-silicone, ‘laser beam’ solar tech

June 17, 2015 at 10:16 am 1 comment

U.S.-based Rayton Solar Inc is claiming that’s latest innovation (with currently $1 million in seed funding) will make solar energy cheaper than energy produced by fossil fuels. Rayton’s claim is based on the amount of silicon it is using. Rayton says it is using only four microns of silicon (an expensiveRead More

JinkoSolar inks agreements with two prominent U.S. residential solar companies

JinkoSolar inks agreements with two prominent U.S. residential solar companies

June 17, 2015 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

JinkoSolar Holding Co., which distributes its solar products and sells its solutions and services to a diversified international utility, commercial and residential customer base throughout the world, announced two separate U.S.-based agreements: 1) A memorandum of understanding with Andalay Solar, Inc., whereby JinkoSolar intends to license and manufacture solar modules using Andalay’s Instant ConnectRead More

MiaSolé intros new flexible thin-film PV module

MiaSolé intros new flexible thin-film PV module

June 16, 2015 at 11:44 am 2 comments

MiaSolé, producer of lightweight, flexible and powerful solar cells, has released its second generation FLEX Series Modules. The FLEX-02 Series module is a CIGS-based flexible thin-film PV module that provides high-power density for many types of roof applications. The panels are the highest efficiency, flexible, thin-film product on the market today,Read More

Minneapolis-based tenKsolar ships 1.69 MW rooftop system to China

Minneapolis-based tenKsolar ships 1.69 MW rooftop system to China

June 15, 2015 at 12:08 pm 2 comments

tenKsolar, a Minneapolis-based manufacturer of high energy density, low voltage PV systems, shipped 1.69 megawatts of tenKsolar DUO for SafeGreen Energy projects in Shanghai. The solar rooftop projects are designed and constructed by SafeGreen. SafeGreen chose to install the tenKsolar DUO system because of its performance in energy density and lowRead More

Canadian Solar offers new warranty on polycrystalline, diamond modules

Canadian Solar offers new warranty on polycrystalline, diamond modules

June 12, 2015 at 9:25 am Comments are Disabled

Canadian Solar Inc., one of the world’s largest solar power companies, is offering a new upgraded warranty on its polycrystalline PV modules by guaranteeing a lower first year power output degradation, less than 2.5%. This is in contrast to the industry standard of 3% degradation during the first year. All Canadian SolarRead More

CivicSolar, Sunpreme partner to offer Bi-facial PV modules

CivicSolar, Sunpreme partner to offer Bi-facial PV modules

June 9, 2015 at 4:06 pm Comments are Disabled

CivicSolar and Sunpreme Inc. have entered into a strategic partnership to offer Sunpreme’s Bi-facial Solar PV modules, a technically innovative product, to its 3,500 active customers nationwide. With offices in San Francisco and Boston, CivicSolar’s model offers a combination of solar industry experience and technical expertise. “Unlike traditional solar distributors, ourRead More

Suntech debuts new generation SuperPoly Module #IntersolarEurope

Suntech debuts new generation SuperPoly Module #IntersolarEurope

June 8, 2015 at 3:15 pm Comments are Disabled

Wuxi Suntech has introduced its new SuperPoly product line, which is an upgraded polycrystalline module that integrates an in-depth reflection technology and passivation process. This which enables the module to generate at least 2 power classes more (approximately 10W) than the average industry level module, reaching efficiency levels up to 16.7%. TheRead More

 
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