Post Tagged with: "bifacial"

Solar Energy PV Modules in the middle of the Atacama Desert at a Solar PV Power Plant, Copiapo, Chile

Bifacial solar site enhancer Terra Pave Albedo is an American-Made Solar Prize finalist

May 28, 2020 at 11:05 am 0 comments

Terra Pave Albedo, made available via Beckett Solar Energy, (something we reported on here), was named a finalist in the AMERICAN-MADE SOLAR PRIZE competition from NREL, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Department of Energy. Each of the Finalist teams was awarded between $50,000 and $100,000 to be invested in further testing. Eco-EstatesRead More

Seraphim with a new 166 mm half-cut bifacial solar PV module

Seraphim with a new 166 mm half-cut bifacial solar PV module

April 22, 2020 at 1:38 pm 1 comment

Jiangsu Seraphim Solar System Co., Ltd. (Seraphim), a world-class solar product manufacturer in China, rolled out its new 166 mm half-cut cell module on April 22, redefining a new generation of photovoltaic (PV) modules combining 166 mm-size silicon wafers with multi-busbar (MBB) and half-cut cell technology. According to Seraphim, theRead More

Hand writes "Tariff Change" on blackboard

The United States Trade Representative is getting rid of the bifacial solar module tariff exclusion again

April 16, 2020 at 4:01 pm 2 comments

Feel like I’ve written this headline 100 times already. Anyway, the U.S. Trade Representative called for removing Section 201 tariff exclusions for bifacial solar modules, again. Not much more to say about it other than it should have been expected. Here’s the obligatory sad trombone response from Solar Energy Industries AssociationRead More

What’s the ultimate bifacial solar PV site and tracker system setup? Soltec makes its case

What’s the ultimate bifacial solar PV site and tracker system setup? Soltec makes its case

January 31, 2020 at 8:15 am Comments are Disabled

The bifacial solar PV era is dawning, and Soltec wants to understand the exact scenarios in which its tracker systems will maximize these assumed-yet-nebulous bifacial gains. The Spain-based tracker company made a splash at Intersolar North America two years ago when it unveiled its Bifacial Tracker Evaluation Center (BiTEC) inRead More

Atlas Renewable Energy places bifacial module order with Chint Solar, Astronergy

Atlas Renewable Energy places bifacial module order with Chint Solar, Astronergy

December 16, 2019 at 3:09 pm Comments are Disabled

CHINT Solar/Astronergy signed a new contract with Latam’s solar energy giant, Atlas Renewable Energy, to supply 122 MW of bifacial modules to one of their projects in Chile by 2020. The increasing energy demand in Latin America, mainly in highly industrialized countries such as Chile, the profitability that solar energyRead More

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