Solar PV Module Buyer’s Guide 2023

Solar module buyer's guide
Module pictured: Trina Solar

For the 2023 PV Module Buyer’s Guide, we sent a questionnaire to every major solar panel manufacturer. This Guide is a snapshot of their global and U.S. capacity, what’s new this year, and their top product lines. Click products to expand for more information.

The solar module market is more competitive than ever in terms of pricing and power rating. So, what else should residential and commercial solar installers and procurement teams consider when selecting solar modules?

 “With the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) expected to accelerate residential and C&I solar deployment, thanks to more certainty around the long-term extension of the Investment Tax Credit (ITC), demand for high-power and high-efficiency modules with long-term warranties will grow more competitive. Installers must ensure they have access to a dedicated module supply to avoid project delays, procurement problems, and customer dissatisfaction,” – Melissa Cavanagh, Marketing Manager, North America, Trina Solar.  

“The variety of solar modules available in the U.S. market, from both established and new players, is growing. Installers know that not all modules are created equal, and selecting a relatively unknown module company comes with risks in terms of warranty, reliability, performance and customer service. Established, bankable brands – whose modules go through rigorous third-party testing by labs like PVEL and RETC – offer peace of mind and a proven track record,” Elena Zhang, General Manager of DG North America for LONGi Solar.

“As the solar industry grows in importance, so does our responsibility to become more sustainable too. Consumers are far more cautious about the environmental footprint of the products they are buying and want to make more responsible choices. Installers must be aware of sustainable aspects of their modules’ portfolio, on top of technical features.” – Cary Hayes, President, REC Americas.

Other key trends to note when scrolling this year’s PV Module Buyer’s Guide:

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  • Global mfg capacity:  By the end of 2023, Trina’s cell capacity will be 75 GW, and module capacity will be 95GW, including 40GW of n-type cells.
  • Projected U.S. mfg capacity: Information to be announced
  • PVEL Top Performers

What’s new? Since its founding 25 years ago, accumulative shipments of Trina Solar’s modules totaled 140 GW, while 210mm module shipments exceeded 65GW by Q1 2023, ranking first globally. As the first mover of 210mm modules, Trina recently put 210mm n-type capacity into mass production, reinforcing the company’s competitiveness with next-generation n-type cell technology. Trina’s newly upgraded n-type i-TOPCon modules with Vertex 210R (rectangle cells) n-type 605W and Vertex 210 (square cells) n-type 695W modules, with up to 22.4% efficiency. The company’s newest facility has already begun production of 210mm monocrystalline ingot and will have 20GW of planned capacity once fully operational. Trina’s 6.5GW wafer facility in Vietnam marks the milestone of a completely restructured and independent supply chain.

Where to buy: Utility-scale and C&I Customers can contact the Trina Solar US sales team here. Residential Customers can find a distributor here.

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Perfect for which application(s): Utility and DG/Community Solar

Overview: The Vertex 210mm platform enables for ultra-high power, higher efficiency and higher reliability through increased MBB, non-destructive wafer cutting and high-density cell interconnections. Paired with lower Voc allowing for more modules per string and more power per string, this further reduces the LCOE through reduced eBOS, less labor and overall less racking needed to reach your production targets.

  • Dimensions in mm: 2384 x 1303 x 35
  • Weight in lbs:3
  • Rated power: 640-665 W
  • Cell type: Monocrystalline 210mm PERC
  • Module efficiency: 4%
  • Backside gain estimate: 10%
  • Pmax Temp Coefficient: -0.34%/°C
  • Warranty: 12 Yr. Workmanship / 30 Yr. Power
  • Lower voltage, more modules per string

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Perfect for which application(s): C&I, Utility and DC/Community

Overview: Improving on the Vertex 210mm platform, the Vertex N utilizes TOPCon technology to have higher production, better efficiency and lower degradation resulting in a 3% increased energy yield per watt compared to PERC. This N-type technology allows for 1% first year degradation, 0.4% annual power attenuation and 80% bifaciality which further reduce LCOE while improving ROI.

 

  • Panel size / thickness in mm: 2384 x 1134 x 30
  • Weight in lbs: 9
  • Rated power: 570-595W
  • Cell type: Monocrystalline 210Rmm TOPCon
  • Module efficiency: 8%
  • Backside gain estimate: 10%
  • Pmax Temp Coefficient: -0.30%/°C
  • Warranty: 12 Yr. Workmanship / 30 Yr. Power
  • Reduced module width to reduce tracker costs

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  • Global mfg capacity: Global capacity estimates at the end of 2022 were 150 GW (wafers), 60 GW (cells) and 85 GW (modules), with plans to expand capacity in all three segments significantly in the coming years.
  • U.S. capacity: Plant announced via Invenergy joint venture

What’s new? LONGi continues to be one of the world’s leading solar technology companies. The company has once again been ranked in the highest AAA category in the latest edition of the PV ModuleTech bankability ratings (Q1, 2023), marking its 13th consecutive AAA ranking and consolidating the company’s leading position among the world’s module manufacturers.

Where to buy: LONGi modules are available via the leading DG distributors in the US and Canada.  For direct sales inquiries, contact the sales team at us-info@longi.com.

Perfect for which application(s): Rooftop and other DG projects

The Hi-MO 5 54-cell bifacial module brings the advanced, field-proven technology optimized for the 72-cell bifacial module used in the utility space to the DG sector. Features such as the M10 (182 mm) gallium-doped wafer, integrated segmented ribbons, and 9-busbar half-cut bifacial cell combine to produce excellent performance. The glass-glass construction and extended warranty package ensure long-term reliability.

  • Dimensions: 1722 x 1134 x 30 mm
  • Weight: 49.5 lbs
  • Rated power: 395-415 W
  • Cell type: M10 wafer, 54-cell (split), bifacial
  • Module efficiency: 21.3%
  • Pmax temp. coefficient: 0.340%/degree Centigrade
  • Warranty: 25 years (materials and processing), 30 years (extra linear power output)

Perfect for which application(s): Utility and large-scale commercial ground-mount projects

The Hi-MO 5 72-cell bifacial module has been deployed on hundreds of utility solar plants worldwide, including gigawatts of sites in the US. Based on the M10 (182 mm) wafer size, this optimized large-format module incorporates dual-glass and frame packaging to ensure module strength. Smart module packaging solutions are used to achieve high reliability, low-cost transportation and logistics. Gallium-doped technology overcomes LID degradation and guarantees the long-term power generation of the module, while uniform smart soldering increases the power and efficiency of the module, improving the power load capacity. Additional power generation from the backside of the bifacial modules increases the overall energy yield. The Hi-MO 5 module family consistently rates among the top performers in independent testing by PVEL, RETC and other labs.

  • Dimensions: 2256 x 1133 x 35 mm
  • Weight: 71.06 lbs
  • Rated power: 530-550 W
  • Cell type: M10 wafer, 72-cell (split), bifacial
  • Module efficiency: 21.5%
  • Pmax temp. coefficient: 0.340%/degree Centigrade
  • Warranty: 12 years (materials and processing), 30 years (extra linear power output)

 


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What’s new? In the past year, Panasonic released two new lines of all-black compact EVERVOLT solar modules. Developed with performance, accessibility, flexibility and pleasing aesthetics in mind, the 400W/390W HK Black Series modules provide eco-conscious homeowners with a greater range of solar options at a more accessible price point. Additionally, Panasonic released the Panasonic 370W/360WPK Black Series modules, both of which are Panasonic’s first panels made with Passivated Emitter and Rear Contact (PERC) technology. The sleek all-black modules are made with 60 half-cut cells and PERC technology, have module efficiency of 20.3 percent and 19.7 percent, respectively, and guarantee power output of at least 86 percent in the 25th year after installation.

Where to buy: Installer | Panasonic North America – United States


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  • Global manufacturing capacity: 2.5 GW cell | 2.5 GW PV module capacity
  • U.S. manufacturing capacity: TBD

What’s new? Founded in 2013 in Vietnam, Boviet Solar is part of Boway Alloy and a global Tier 1 solar technology company that specializes in the manufacturing of Monocrystalline PERC cells, Gamma Series Monofacial and Vega Series Bifacial PV modules, as well as solar project development. The company works with IPPs, EPCs, project developers, solar installers, and contractors to deliver top-performing PV modules for utility-scale, commercial, industrial, and residential solar projects. Boviet Solar has maintained its position as a BloombergNEF Tier 1 solar module manufacturer and supplier since 2017. The company offers financial stability, technological know-how, manufacturing excellence and supply chain transparency. Boviet Solar’s PV Modules have been rated as top performers on the PVEL module reliability scorecard since 2019. Boviet Solar’s has offices in USA, Germany, and its global headquarters are in Vietnam.

Where to buy: visit here for further information.

Boviet Vega Series

The Vega Series Bifacial double glass and transparent backsheet PV modules are made from robust product components, under stringent quality control steps and high-tech manufacturing processes. PERC, half-cut, multi-busbar, and large cell design enables our PV modules to pack more power per module, capture more photons, produce more energy, and provide reliable, dependable system performance under different installation requirements, difficult weather, or environment conditions.

Vega Series Double Glass

  • Panel size / thickness in mm: 40 x 44.65 x 1.38 inch
  • Weight in lbs: 86 lb
  • Rated power: 525 W- 550W
  • Cell type: PERC Monocrystalline
  • Module efficiency: 21.3
  • Backside gain estimate:
    • 10%        Pmax(W)                             578        583        589        594        600        605
    •                Module Efficiency (%)        22.18     22.39     22.60     22.81     23.03     23.24
    • 20%        Pmax(W)                             630        636        642        648        654        660
    •               Module Efficiency (%)        24.20     24.43     24.66     24.89     25.12     25.35
  • Pmax Temp Coefficient: 35%/K
  • Warranty: 30 Years
  • Design: Silver frame and double glass

Vega Series Transparent Backsheet 

  • Panel size / thickness in mm: 40 x 44.65 x 1.38 inch
  • Weight in lbs: 94 lb
  • Rated power: 525 W- 550W
  • Cell type: PERC Monocrystalline
  • Module efficiency: 21.3
  • Pmax Temp Coefficient: -0.35%/K
  • Warranty: 30 Years
  • Design: Silver frame, glass front and transparent backsheet

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What’s new? Qcells is investing more than $2.5 billion to build a complete solar supply chain in the United States. The company’s commitment to the clean energy economy in America will create nearly 2,500 direct jobs in Georgia. The announcement marks the largest investment in the history of American solar and sets Qcells up as the only company in the U.S. to establish a fully-integrated, silicon-based solar supply chain from raw material to finished panel.

Where to buy: Through distribution or contact Qcells directly right here

Q.TRON

Q.TRON BLK M-G2+ is Qcells’ highly efficient N-type solar module based on Q.ANTUM NEO Technology. Within Q.ANTUM NEO solar cells (N-type), passivation layer and electrical interconnection functionality are integrated in the NEO Power Transmitter layer. This allows for a full area passivation and full area contact at the same time thus overcoming the PERC limitations. Thanks to its high efficiency up to 22.0 % and user-friendly mounting options available this module is an excellent solution for residential roof top projects.

  • Dimensions in mm: 1722x1134x30
  • Weight in lbs: 46.7
  • Rated power: up to 430W
  • Cell type: 6 × 18 monocrystalline Q.ANTUM NEO solar half cells
  • Module efficiency: up to 22.0%
  • Pmax Temp Coefficient: -0.30%/C
  • Warranty: 25y of product warranty, 25y/30y of performance warranty

Q.PEAK DUO XL-G11S.3_BFG

Perfect for: C&I and Utility
The high-performance module Q.PEAK DUO XL-G11S / BFG is an ideal solution for commercial and utility applications, benefiting from an extra bifacial energy yield gain of up to 20%. Thanks to its Q.ANTUM DUO bifacial technology and cutting-edge cell interconnection, this 1500 V UL/IEC solar module ensures superior yields with a power output up to 595W, while maintaining a very low LCOE.

 

  • Panel size / thickness in mm: 2462x1134x35
  • Weight in lbs:76.9
  • Rated power: up o 595W
  • Cell type: 6 × 26 monocrystalline Q.ANTUM solar half cells
  • Module efficiency: up to 21.3W
  • Backside gain estimate: up to 20%
  • Pmax Temp Coefficient: -0.34%/C
  • Warranty: 12-year product / 30-year performance warranty

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What’s new? JinkoSolar has deployed more than 130 GW in 160 countries globally, including 18 GW in the U.S.  EAGLE Modules come from facilities in Malaysia and Florida.  EAGLE Storage brings together the best energy storage technology for turnkey hardware and energy storage services.  Publicly vetted by trusted industry third party laboratories and top financial institutions, JinkoSolar has more than 300 employees based in San Francisco, CA and Jacksonville, FL offices to provide timely, local service.

Where to buy: ABC Supply Co., Greentech Renewables, Inter-Island Solar Supply, McNaughton & McKay, The PowerStore, R&R Solar Supply, Sonepar, Van Meter

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Perfect for: Residential or Commercial

The EAGLE Continental module includes JinkoSolar’s Diamond cells. These uniquely designed cells feature high-efficiency mono PERC technology and enable module power up to 400W. As with all of JinkoSolar’s modules, the EAGLE Continental is Fire Type 1 rated, engineered with a thick frame, 3.2mm front side glass, and thick backsheet for added durability. It is also certified for high snow and wind loads (45mm Hailstones at 29m/s).

  • Dimensions in mm: 2008×1002×40mm
  • Weight in lbs: 49.6 lbs
  • Rated power: 380-400 Watt
  • Cell type: Mono PERC
  • Module efficiency: 18.89 – 19.88%
  • Pmax Temp Coefficient: -0.35%/°C
  • Warranty: 25-year product and linear power warranty
  • Connector: Staubli MC4
  • Assembled in the U.S.A from foreign components

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The EAGLE G4 modules utilize high efficiency cells and our tiling ribbon (TR) technology, which eliminates horizontal cell gaps and increases power density. The all-black construction creates a high-power solution with premium aesthetics, making it ideal for residential applications.

  • Dimensions in mm: 1855x1029x35mm
  • Weight in lbs: 47.40lbs
  • Rated power: 380 – 400 Watt
  • Cell type: Mono PERC
  • Module efficiency: 19.91 – 20.96%
  • Pmax Temp Coefficient: -0.35%/°C
  • Warranty: 25-year product and linear power warranty
  • Connector: Staubli MC4

The EAGLE G4b modules utilize bifacial cells and our TR technology. By minimizing white space between cells, we enable module power up to 465W. In addition, the G4b features a Clear DuPont Tedlar backsheet, thicker front glass, and thick frame, resulting in a lighter weight module with superior durability and hail resistance up to 55mm.

  • Panel size / thickness in mm: 2205x1032x40mm
  • Weight in lbs: 42lbs
  • Rated power: 445-465 Watt
  • Cell type: Mono PERC
  • Module efficiency: 19.56-20.43%
  • Backside gain estimate: 70% Bifacial Factor
  • Pmax Temp Coefficient: -0.35%/°C
  • Warranty: 25-year linear power warranty

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What’s new? In March, 2023, Silfab Solar announced a second investment round by ARC Financial Corp. to help fund the next expansion of made in America technology to include 1 GW cell production and over 1 gigawatt of solar module production within an additional location in the USA.

Where to buy: Silfab Solar is primarily sold through national and regional certified distributors across North America such as Greentech Renewables, Krannich, Baywa r.e.  Platt, WTS and some select large volume national direct partners.

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Perfect for: Residential

The Silfab Elite 410 BG is one of the most beautiful, durable and powerful solar panel made exclusively in the USA.  Silfab’s proprietary X-pattern technology combines an integrated cell design with an innovative conductive backsheet to create a sleek elegant and reliable premium quality panel for those who want the best.

  • Dimensions in mm: 1864 mm x 1029 mm x 35 mm
  • Weight in lbs: 45.8±0.4 lbs
  • Rated power: 410
  • Cell type: 66 high-efficiency mono-PERC MWT c-Si cells 166 x 166 mm
  • Module efficiency: 21.4%
  • Pmax Temp Coefficient: -0.377 %/°C
  • Warranty: 25 Years Product, 30 Years Linear Performance
  • Advanced AR coated glass technology that allows more light to be captured

Silfab HM-Module 132 Half Cell 2022 Module

Perfect for: Commercial Applications
Silfab Commercial SIL 500 HM are designed to meet the needs of commercial projects where maximum power density and superior performance is essential. The half-cell technology is designed to improve the panel’s performance and durability. The durable silver frame is engineered to accommodate high wind and snow loads. It is also backed by one of the best commercial warranties in the business with 25 years for product and 30 years for performance.

  • Dimensions in mm: 2098 mm x 1133 mm x 35 mm
  • Weight in lbs: 57.8lbs ± 0.4lbs
  • Rated power: 500
  • Cell type: 132 Half cells - Si mono PERC 10 busbar - 182 mm x 91 mm
  • Module efficiency: 21%
  • Pmax Temp Coefficient: -0.36 %/°C
  • Warranty: 25 year product/ 30 Year performance
  • 2400 Pa rear load / 5400 Pa front load

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What’s new? REC continues to focus on advanced heterojunction technology (HJT). REC’s latest innovation and top performing product is the REC Alpha Pure-R: With up to 430 Wp of power in compact 20.77 ft2, the ‘REC Alpha Pure-R’ offers efficiency of 22.3%. The ‘REC Alpha Pure-R’ is one of the few modules with heterojunction cells in the large G12 format for the residential rooftop segment and lead-free according to RoHS. In addition to the G12 cells, the Alpha Pure-R module uses the four-part junction box, which takes the groundbreaking REC Twin Design a step further.

Where to buy: REC modules are available nationally in the US from major distributors including Greentech, Renewables, Wesco, and Sonepar companies. For a complete list of our US distribution partners, click here

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Perfect for: Rooftops

At 210 x 210 mm, the G12 wafers and cells in the REC Alpha Pure-R are larger, providing higher power output. By arranging the 80 half-cut HJT cells in a gapless design, it is possible to maximize the power-generating area of the module. Advanced cell interconnection technology improves current flow and eliminates invasive soldering processes, contributing to high efficiency and long-term performance. The four-section junction box divides the module into four strings, reducing the size of the sections that shut down when shaded. This allows the module to generate more energy even when partially shaded. The low temperature coefficient also causes the solar module to operate efficiently even on hotter days, generating more energy for homes. With the rapid growth of the solar industry, solar modules and their manufacturing need to become even more sustainable. High efficiency like for the Alpha Pure-R, high durability with guaranteed long-term performance, and no lead save resources and make recycling easier when the solar module reaches the end of life.

  • Dimensions in mm: 1 x 44.0 x 1.2 in (20.77 ft2)
  • Weight in lbs: 4 lbs
  • Rated power: up to 430 Wp
  • Cell type: 80 half-cut REC bifacial, heterojunction cells with lead-free, gapless technology
  • Module efficiency: 3%
  • Pmax Temp Coefficient: -0.24 %/°C
  • Warranty: REC ProTrust with up to 25 years Product, Performance, Labor warranty, subject to conditions, 98% power in year 1, 0.25% annual degradation, 92% power in year 25
  • Lead-free acc. to RoHS EU 863/2015

REC-Peak

Perfect for: Rooftops

The REC N-Peak 3 Black Series for the US rooftop market is the third generation of REC’s n-type TOPCon cell-based solar panels. The latest N-Peak with its improved power density, gives consumers higher savings on electricity bills and carbon emissions. REC N-Peak 3 Black comes with nominal power of 400 Wp, REC’s split cell and junction box technology and full black aesthetics. REC continues to build on its well-known Twin Panel Design and 30mm thin frame with support bars in the back for long-term durability, even with loads of up to 7000 Pa. Like all REC products, the N-Peak 3 Black is eligible for the extended REC ProTrust warranty, including up to 25 years product, performance and labor warranty for systems completed by REC Certified Solar Professional installers.

  • Dimensions in mm: 74.8 x 40.9 x 1.2 in (19.7 sq-ft)
  • Weight in lbs: 0 lbs
  • Rated power: up to 400 Wp
  • Cell type: 132 half-cut mono c-Si n-type cells
  • Module efficiency: 3%
  • Pmax Temp Coefficient: -0.34 %/°C
  • Warranty: REC ProTrust with up to 25 years Product, Performance, Labor warranty, subject to conditions, 98% power in year 1, 0.25% annual degradation, 92% power in year 25
  • 30mm thin frame with support bars in the back for a long-term durability, even with loads of up to 7000 Pa

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  • Global mfg capacity: By 2023YE, Heliene will have 750 MW of capacity in the U.S. and 300 MW of capacity in Canada. By 2024YE, 1.65 MWp of capacity in the U.S. and by 2025, Heliene will add 2 GW of cell capacity in the US.
  • PVEL Top Performers

What’s new? Heliene owns and operates the newest and second largest solar module manufacturing factory in the U.S., and has been producing solar modules in North America since 2010. A partnership with Canadian Premium Sands that will supply Heliene facilities with their solar glass for panel manufacturing.

Where to buy: Plant in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario or Mountain Iron, Minn., email: sales@heliene.com

Heliene 132HC

Perfect for: Commercial rooftops and ground mounts

Designed for commercial rooftop applications, the 132HC M10 Monofacial Module utilizes the latest M10 (182mm) size super high efficiency Monocrystalline PERC cells. Our half cut design further reduces cell to module (CTM) losses through reduced current and reduced operating temperatures. Heliene’s fully automated manufacturing facilities with state-of-the-art robotics and computer aided inspection systems ensure the highest level of product quality and consistency. All manufacturing locations are compliant with international quality standards and are ISO 9001 certified. By investing heavily in research and development, Heliene has been able to stay on the cutting edge of advances in module technology and manufacturing efficiency.

  • Dimensions in mm: 2094 x 1134 x 35 mm (82.44 x 44.65 x 1.38 inch)
  • Weight in lbs: 27 kg (59.5 lbs)
  • Rated power: Pmpp (W) 490 - 500 watts
  • Cell type: Monocrystalline PERC cells
  • Module efficiency: Eff (%) 20.6 - 21.1
  • Pmax Temp Coefficient: -0.34%/°C
  • Warranty: 15 Year Manufacturer’s Workmanship Warranty and 25 Year Linear Power Guarantee
  • 2% First year degradation & 0.5% Annual Power degradation

Perfect for: Single-axis trackers, fixed-tilt ground mounts, commercial rooftops

The C&I and Utility workhorse. Our 144HC M10 SL Bifacial Module is a category winner in our commercial portfolio. It utilizes a framed glass/backsheet construction with an M10 (182mm) size super high efficiency mono PERC cell. Half cut design further reduces cell to module (CTM) losses through reduced current and reduced operating temperatures. Heliene’s fully automated manufacturing facilities with state-of-the-art robotics and computer aided inspection systems ensure the highest level of product quality and consistency. All manufacturing locations are compliant with international quality standards and are ISO 9001 certified. By investing heavily in research and development, Heliene has been able to stay on the cutting edge of advances in module technology and manufacturing efficiency.

  • Dimensions in mm: 2279 x 1134 x 35 mm (89.72 x 44.65 x 1.38 inch)
  • Weight in lbs: 2 kg (64.3 lbs)
  • Rated power: Pmpp (W) 530 - 540
  • Cell type: Monocrystalline PERC cells
  • Module efficiency: Eff (%) 20.5 - 20.9
  • Pmax Temp Coefficient: 34%/°C
  • Warranty: 15 Year Product Warranty and 25 Year Linear Power Guarantee
  • Superior Hail Resistance: Thick 3.2mm Low-Iron Content, High-Transmission, PV Solar Glass with Anti-reflective coating

Heliene 156 HC

Perfect for: Single-axis trackers and fixed-tilt ground mounts

The Heliene’s 156HC M10 SL Bifacial Module uses the same technologies as our 144HC M10 but in a larger format. Designed to drive down your project GCR, BOS costs and labor costs, the 156HC M10 SL Bifacial Module is a preferred choice of many project developers. The product uses high-efficiency M10 (182mm) Monocrystalline PERC cells. Available with 0.3m cables for wiring in portrait, or 1.6m cables for leap-frog wiring or wiring in landscape. All manufacturing locations are compliant with international quality standards and are ISO 9001 certified. By investing heavily in research and development, Heliene has been able to stay on the cutting edge of advances in module technology and manufacturing efficiency.

  • Panel size / thickness in mm: 2464 x 1134 x 35 mm (97.01 x 44.65 x 1.38 inch)
  • Weight in lbs: 31 kg (68.34 lbs)
  • Rated power: Pmpp (W) 575 - 585
  • Cell type: Monocrystalline PERC cells
  • Module efficiency: Eff (%) 20.6 - 20.9
  • Bifaciality Factor: 70%
  • Pmax Temp Coefficient: -0.33%/°C
  • Warranty: 15 Year Manufacturer’s Workmanship Warranty and 25 Year Linear Power Guarantee
  • Improved Energy Harvest: Superior performance documented and verified by 3rd party PAN files

Heliene all black residential

Perfect for: High-aesthetic, residential rooftops

Heliene’s ALL BLACK residential module is the ideal solution for residential homeowners looking for a high-efficiency, high aesthetic module for flush-mount rooftop projects. Using the latest TOPCon cell technology, this product optimizes performance and offers more energy production over the course of its 25 year power warranty.  Also backed with a 25-year product workmanship warranty, our 108HC M10 TPC SL All Black module provides peace-of-mind to the homeowner and residential integrator, alike. This product utilizes the latest M10 size super high efficiency TOPCon N-type cells allowing for high energy yield and reduced degradation. By investing heavily in research and development, Heliene has been able to stay on the cutting edge of advances in module technology and manufacturing efficiency.

  • Panel size / thickness in mm: 1725 x 1134 x 35 mm (67.91 x 44.65 x 1.38 inch)
  • Weight in lbs: 21.5 kg (47.4 lbs)
  • Rated power: Pmpp (W) 420 - 440
  • Cell type: 108 Half-Cut, M10, 182mm, TOPCon N-type Cells
  • Module efficiency: Eff (%) 21.47 - 22.49
  • Pmax Temp Coefficient: -0.30%/°C
  • Warranty: 25 Year Manufacturer’s Workmanship Warranty and 25 Year Linear Power Guarantee
  • Low Degradation : 1% First year degradation & 0.4% Annual Power degradation

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What’s new? Last October, Mission Solar announced plans to expand capacity to reach 1 GW annually in 2024. These plans are underway, including the construction of a 200,000SF storage facility. Expansion of the Mission Solar facility began in Q4 2022. The increase in capacity is directly related to the company’s sourcing strategy. OCI Company Ltd., the module manufacturer’s parent company in Seoul, South Korea, will play a vital role providing polysilicon for Mission modules.

Where to buy: List of distributors here

Perfect for: Residential

Mission Solar's sleek black-on-black modules are well suited for utility, commercial and residential applications and rigorously tested to ensure unsurpassed quality while enduring hail, rainfall, high winds, and more. Mission manufactures in the United States. Every Mission Solar Energy solar module is certified and surpasses industry standard regulations and is backed by a 25-year frame-to-frame warranty.

  • Dimensions in mm: 1135x1723x35
  • Weight in lbs: 46.74
  • Rated power: 405
  • Cell type: P-Type Mono-crystalline silicon, 108 Half-cut PERC
  • Module efficiency: 20.7%
  • Pmax Temp Coefficient: -0.331%/°C
  • Warranty: 25-Year Frame-to-Frame Warranty
  • All Mission Solar products are made in Texas and are BAA and ARRA compliant.

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