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The LONGi-term play: Get familiar with this record-breaking Chinese manufacturer

The LONGi-term play: Get familiar with this record-breaking Chinese manufacturer

February 13, 2018 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

Even amid the tariff uncertainty, China-based LONGi Solar is ready to establish a bigger presence in the U.S. and intrigues us in the (ahem) long-term. Wholly owned by LONGi Group, there was speculation that in a punitive tariff scenario the company might consider establishing its own U.S. manufacturing line, butRead More

LONGi’s bifacial PERC solar cells hit world record ‘bifaciality’

LONGi’s bifacial PERC solar cells hit world record ‘bifaciality’

December 11, 2017 at 9:07 am Comments are Disabled

The National Center of Supervision and Inspection on Solar Photovoltaic Products Quality (CPVT) issued an independent test report showing that LONGi Solar’s bifacial PERC monocrystalline cells achieved a world record bifaciality of 82.15%. For comparison’s sake, the bifaciality of bifacial PERC cells in the market is about 75 percent. LONGiRead More

LONGi Green Energy mono PERC solar cell hits 22.71 percent efficiency

LONGi Green Energy mono PERC solar cell hits 22.71 percent efficiency

October 31, 2017 at 12:35 pm Comments are Disabled

The Fraunhofer ISE CalLab of Germany certified the photovoltaic conversion efficiency of 22.71 percent of LONGi Green Energy Technology Co.’s monocrystalline PERC cell, which is a new world record for this cell type. As the industry’s leading manufacturer of high efficient monocrystalline products, LONGi has always been committed to the improvement ofRead More

Updated: Sunrun to buy Vivint Solar for $3.2 billion, Wood Mackenzie puts in context

Updated: Sunrun to buy Vivint Solar for $3.2 billion, Wood Mackenzie puts in context

July 7, 2020 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

Update: Original news story is below, but here is some commentary from Wood Mackenzie on what the deal means for both companies and the solar industry in general: “Per Wood Mackenzie’s US PV Leaderboard, Sunrun and Vivint have been the #1 and #2 residential solar companies in the US forRead More

PV module trends: 180 GW of capacity will be online this year, wafer size keeps increasing

PV module trends: 180 GW of capacity will be online this year, wafer size keeps increasing

July 6, 2020 at 5:21 pm Comments are Disabled

Clean Energy Associates, a leading solar and storage supply technical advisory, released its first-quarter PV Supplier Market Intelligence Program Report for 2020. The report, available by subscription, is authored by CEA’s Technology and Quality team and includes insights gathered from 1-on-1 interviews with the technical leaders at many of theRead More

The role of inverters in the rise of virtual power plants

The role of inverters in the rise of virtual power plants

April 15, 2020 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

A virtual power plant (VPP) is a network of distributed energy sources aggregated into a single cloud-based point of control at the utility. When distributed energy generation sources are coupled with storage (like a group of solar homes), greater possibilities for cost reduction and revenue generation emerge. As part ofRead More

GlobalData: JinkoSolar leads the world in PV module shipments for second straight year

GlobalData: JinkoSolar leads the world in PV module shipments for second straight year

February 13, 2020 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

JinkoSolar has emerged as the leading company in terms of global solar photovoltaic (PV) module shipments in 2019. The company also secured top position in GlobalData’s 2018 ranking produced last year. JinkoSolar topped the 2019 ranking with 14.2 gigawatts (GW) of PV modules compared to the second ranked JA Solar’sRead More

DuPont debuts new silicone-based product line to protect solar system components

DuPont debuts new silicone-based product line to protect solar system components

June 3, 2019 at 11:43 am Comments are Disabled

At the 2019 SNEC solar conference in Shanghai, DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions announced the addition of a new brand to its flagship DuPont Tedlar and Solamet product lines: DuPont Fortasun solar silicones. Built on decades of experience from Dow Corning, the new silicone-based product line features sealants, adhesives, potting agents, encapsulants andRead More

The PV Module Index: Two solar module brands top the lists for reliability, performance, and quality

The PV Module Index: Two solar module brands top the lists for reliability, performance, and quality

June 3, 2019 at 9:51 am 1 comment

Solar industry success is only possible when solar installers, EPCs and developers procure reliable, high quality products, which is why we’re excited about this first annual PV Module Index from the Renewable Energy Test Center (RETC). The report is a comprehensive assessment of top-performing modules that are tested for reliability,Read More

Module Buyer’s Guide: 10 modules to know in 2019

Module Buyer’s Guide: 10 modules to know in 2019

February 25, 2019 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

For our 2019 Module Buyer’s Guide (included in the Jan/Feb issue of Solar Builder magazine) we rounded up profiles on the newest modules on the market and also surveyed solar module manufacturers on the trends they are seeing and some of the new technology to watch. The seven insights areRead More