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Trina Solar hits 25.04 percent efficiency for large-area IBC mono-crystalline silicon solar cell

Trina Solar hits 25.04 percent efficiency for large-area IBC mono-crystalline silicon solar cell

February 14, 2018 at 8:37 am Comments are Disabled

Trina Solar says its State Key Laboratory (SKL) of PV Science and Technology (PVST) has achieved 25.04% total-area efficiency for a large-area (243.18 cm2) n-type mono-crystalline silicon (c-Si) Interdigitated Back Contact (IBC) solar cell, with open-circuit voltage up to 715.6 mV. The result was independently certified by Japan Electric SafetyRead More

Solar trade case update: Overview of ITC remedies and reactions from solar executives

Solar trade case update: Overview of ITC remedies and reactions from solar executives

November 6, 2017 at 1:14 pm Comments are Disabled

The International Trade Commission made its remedy recommendations in the Suniva/SolarWorld Section 201 trade petition case known to the world last week, which included a mix of tariffs and quotas, but nothing near the levels the petitioners were seeking. Those recommendations will be sent to Donald Trump by Nov. 13,Read More

Details on Powerak — a commercial solar mounting system that doesn’t use ballast or attachments

Details on Powerak — a commercial solar mounting system that doesn’t use ballast or attachments

November 29, 2016 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

As warehouse model department stores, big box retailers and distribution facilities grow ever more popular, their large span, flat roofs have become prime candidates for solar power panels. But it’s not that easy – flat membrane roofs are a perfect location for solar panels, but don’t offer much in termsRead More

PV manufacturers investing $5 billion in capacity, tech upgrades

PV manufacturers investing $5 billion in capacity, tech upgrades

March 9, 2016 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

An obstacle in the way of massive solar growth around the world is having the capacity to meet the demand. The solar photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing sector is ready to meet this challenge as it looks to increase capital expenditure (capex) on new factories and technologies in 2016 by more than 60Read More

SunEdison to close, sell, refocus some facilities as part of new silicon production strategy

SunEdison to close, sell, refocus some facilities as part of new silicon production strategy

February 18, 2016 at 4:00 pm Comments are Disabled

SunEdison, Inc. is moving forward with a new strategy for its Solar Materials operations that is focused on asset-light proprietary silicon production technologies via partnerships and joint ventures. The goal here is to enhance profitability while preserving its high efficiency, cost effective solar panels supply for its downstream solar developmentRead 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

Mounting Companies Embrace Technology and Social Media

Mounting Companies Embrace Technology and Social Media

May 8, 2014 at 8:55 am Comments are Disabled

Solar Builder  wanted to offer our readers a look into those mounting companies separating themselves from the crowd. With more than 50 mounting-specific manufacturers in the industry, it can be easy to get lost in the shuffle. Embracing social media and designing for a mobile era only ensures a company’s longevity. CheckRead More

Putting Solar Products to the Test

Putting Solar Products to the Test

September 4, 2012 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

How can we be sure a panel will work the same in earthquaky California, humid Florida and snowy Colorado? By Debbie Sniderman The top solar installation states in the country — California, New Jersey, Colorado and Arizona — all have very different climates. Solar manufacturers consider forces like hurricane-strength winds,Read More