Post Tagged with: "bifacial"

TerraSmart debuts a ground screw-based bifacial solar module racking solution

TerraSmart debuts a ground screw-based bifacial solar module racking solution

August 15, 2019 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

TerraSmart has unveiled GLIDE, its latest ground screw-based racking design for utility-scale solar projects. GLIDE is infused with bifacial module compatibility allowing complete exposure of the module to maximize potential backside power yield. Carrying forward TerraSmart’s ability to accommodate slope tolerances up to 36 percent, GLIDE was designed to improveRead More

Soltec is testing for all bifacial tracking variables at its new evaluation center in Livermore, Calif.

10 notes from Soltec’s Bifacial Tracker Evaluation Center report

August 5, 2019 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

Soltec has launched a second white paper to detail the year-long findings of its Bifacial Tracker Evaluation Center (BiTEC) results located in Livermore, Calif. You can access it for yourself here, but here are some of our takeaways. 1 The main objective of this project is for Soltec to measureRead More

Bifacial solar panels among several solar exclusions from the Trump tariffs just announced

Bifacial solar panels among several solar exclusions from the Trump tariffs just announced

June 13, 2019 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

The Solar Energy Industries Association reported some positive outcomes from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative in regard to tariff exclusions for some imported PV cells and modules (these were originally applied for in April 2018). These exclusions include: • Bifacial solar panels that absorb light and generate electricityRead More

JinkoSolar and DuPont combine forces on new bifacial solar module ‘Swan’

JinkoSolar and DuPont combine forces on new bifacial solar module ‘Swan’

March 5, 2019 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

At the 2019 International Photovoltaic Power Generation Expo in Tokyo, DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions, together with JinkoSolar Holding Co, debuted the new Jinko high-efficiency bifacial module “Swan” protected by clear DuPont Tedlar PVF film-based backsheet. The bifacial panel named Swan will be the latest addition to JinkoSolar’s Cheetah premium range. WithRead More

Sunpreme bifacial solar modules paired with Tigo’s optimizers in this carport, rooftop project

Sunpreme bifacial solar modules paired with Tigo’s optimizers in this carport, rooftop project

February 27, 2019 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

A shopping center located in the California Bay Area installed a carport and rooftop installations (totaling 750 kW) that paired Sunpreme‘s GxB380 SM Bifacial PV Panels with Tigo TS4-L (Long Strings) Optimizers, which came integrated with the modules. The DC-to-DC module integration with Tigo allows for longer PV string designs,Read More

Photovoltaic-aways: Solar module manufacturers share 7 insights on PV market trends in 2019

Photovoltaic-aways: Solar module manufacturers share 7 insights on PV market trends in 2019

February 25, 2019 at 10:00 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

Array Technologies already sees a 9 to 10 percent gain in bifacial tracking performance.

Array Technologies starts 30th year in solar promoting SmarTrack to optimize bifacial PV production

January 31, 2019 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

Along the many ups and downs of the solar coaster, Array Technologies trackers have stood the test of time as 2019 marks the company’s 30th anniversary. “When I started in the solar industry over 30 years ago, I dreamed about the growth and development that this industry would go through,”Read More

Sunpreme bifacial solar panels deployed at Sports Center project by JDS Power

Sunpreme bifacial solar panels deployed at Sports Center project by JDS Power

January 28, 2019 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

JDS Power, a Calif.-based developer/installer, and Sunpreme Inc., completed a commercial rooftop and carport solar system at Sports Center in Escondido, Calif. The 650-kW PV system deployed Sunpreme’s GxB320 SM panels with bifacial technology and integrated panel optimizer. “There was only one panel design capable of meeting the energy productionRead More

Details on LONGi Solar’s latest bifacial PERC solar module advances

Details on LONGi Solar’s latest bifacial PERC solar module advances

December 3, 2018 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

Since its founding 18 years ago, LONGi Solar has focused on the continuous development of mono technology, and its Hi-MO range of monocrystalline PERC modules is known for high power, low LID and high energy yield. Hi-MO3, the latest addition to the family launched in 2018, is a next generationRead More

Department of Energy awards funds to large-scale DNV GL study of bifacial solar module performance

Department of Energy awards funds to large-scale DNV GL study of bifacial solar module performance

November 19, 2018 at 9:07 am Comments are Disabled

Bifacial PV modules have the potential to increase energy output by 5-10 percent annually in many locations. To achieve commercial viability, the products need to demonstrate their bankability. Common testing models, have begun to incorporate bifacial models. However currently only little validation data for bifacial PV modules exists, which alsoRead More