PV Modules

AET expands Rayport-B ECO ballast system for Prism Bifacial panels

AET expands Rayport-B ECO ballast system for Prism Bifacial panels

April 13, 2016 at 12:33 pm Comments are Disabled

Applied Energy Technologies (AET) has expanded its ECO line of products, introducing the Rayport-B ECO Prism Ballast System for Prism Solar Technologies Bifacial Solar Panels. Prism’s bifacial glass modules generate up to 25 percent more energy per watt than traditional modules in flat rooftop applications by utilizing the light reflectedRead More

ET Solar launches new monocrystalline module — EliTe Mono

ET Solar launches new monocrystalline module — EliTe Mono

April 5, 2016 at 4:33 pm Comments are Disabled

ET Solar announces the global launch of its new generation monocrystalline module – EliTe Mono. All ET Solar’s monocrystalline modules are certificated by VDE and ETL, and have passed the strict tests under the standards of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and Underwriters Laboratories (UL). Compared with traditional PV modules, ETRead More

Solar Frontier, Cypress Creek Renewables reach 150 MW supply agreement

Solar Frontier, Cypress Creek Renewables reach 150 MW supply agreement

April 1, 2016 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

Solar Frontier, the world’s largest CIS solar energy solutions provider, entered into a 150 MW module supply agreement with Cypress Creek Renewables (CCR), a leading solar company specializing in locally-based development strategies and ownership of clean energy solar projects with over 2.6 GW of solar farms deployed or in development.Read More

Natcore Technology’s new solar cell design shows huge efficiency jump in 11 months

Natcore Technology’s new solar cell design shows huge efficiency jump in 11 months

March 30, 2016 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

Natcore Technology Inc. has achieved commercial-level efficiencies for its laser-processed solar cells. This refinement of Natcore’s all-back-contact silicon cell structure, which utilizes low-cost aluminum instead of high-cost silver, has progressed rapidly. Less than 11 months ago, early proof-of-concept cells were delivering 4 percent efficiencies. Today, the cells have already reached efficienciesRead More

Canadian homebuilder makes Panasonic’s Residential Solar PV + Storage solution an upgrade option

Canadian homebuilder makes Panasonic’s Residential Solar PV + Storage solution an upgrade option

March 28, 2016 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

  LIV Communities became Canada’s first homebuilder to install a Panasonic Residential Solar PV + Energy Storage Solution in one of its show homes. LIV’s Casablanca: The Grand Collection in Brampton, Ontario, will offer the system as an upgrade to executive homes being built for homeowners looking to invest inRead More

Boviet Solar USA modules pass long-term reliability tests, exceeding IEC standards

Boviet Solar USA modules pass long-term reliability tests, exceeding IEC standards

March 21, 2016 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

Boviet Solar USA, a solely owned subsidiary of Powerway Group Co. and manufacturer with the largest, state-of-the-art solar cell and manufacturing facilities in Vietnam, is starting to focus more on the U.S. market and is going to be a module to watch. The company just announced that its modules passedRead More

Details on funding of new solar, grid technology awarded by Energy Department

Details on funding of new solar, grid technology awarded by Energy Department

March 18, 2016 at 1:03 pm 1 comment

The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will play key roles in a variety of projects recently funded by the Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). NREL’s innovative approaches have received five awards across three different ARPA-E programs for advancing transformational technologies to generate, store, and use energy moreRead More

JinkoSolar donates solar modules to Chinese Everest Expedition Team

JinkoSolar donates solar modules to Chinese Everest Expedition Team

March 16, 2016 at 2:32 pm 1 comment

This story is pretty cool, and we mean that both as slang and its more literal definition. JinkoSolar Holding Co. is donating solar modules to the 2016 Chinese Everest Expedition Team that will be installed at the Team’s South Base Camp. JinkoSolar’s modules will be used as one of theRead More

ET Solar modules selected for 84-MW projects in North Carolina

ET Solar modules selected for 84-MW projects in North Carolina

March 15, 2016 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, has selected ET Solar as its module provider for 14 solar power projects in North Carolina, with a combined capacity of 84.4 MW. As a Tier 1 solar panel manufacturer, ET Solar has been chosen to supply ET-P672 310/315Wp Modules for the 14 ground-mounted PVRead More

SnapNrack Series 100 and 200 receive updated UL listing

SnapNrack Series 100 and 200 receive updated UL listing

March 10, 2016 at 2:00 pm Comments are Disabled

  Certification is hugely important for all PV system components as the industry moves into the mainstream. SnapNrack’s 100 and 200 Systems received an updated UL 2703 listing that will further enhance the huge benefit that users of SnapNrack products have been receiving. All items in the SnapNrack price listRead More