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Solar panel install prices continue to fall — but by how much?

Solar panel install prices continue to fall — but by how much?

February 13, 2017 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

While prices dropped 18.3 percent in 2016, IBISWorld expects the price of Solar Panel Installation to decrease at slower rate of 4.4 percent in 2017. “Despite surging demand, advancements in solar technology and installation and falling PV panel prices will continue to fuel price declines for installation services,” says IBISWorld business researchRead More

First solar module recycling program launched by JinkoSolar

First solar module recycling program launched by JinkoSolar

September 26, 2016 at 11:26 am 1 comment

JinkoSolar (U.S.) Inc., in partnership with the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and a coalition of other solar companies, is launching the nation’s first PV recycling program, which includes a network of cost-effective recyclers that can responsibly dispose of decommissioned PV modules. While JinkoSolar modules are expected to last at least 25Read More

Mission Solar Energy adds four new PV module lines to product offering

Mission Solar Energy adds four new PV module lines to product offering

September 22, 2016 at 1:30 pm Comments are Disabled

Seen at Solar Power International this year: Mission Solar Energy, a San Antonio-based manufacturer of utility-scale, commercial and residential high-efficiency solar modules, added four new module lines to its product offering. The Apollo, Mercury, Gemini and Gemini Elite modules utilize advanced technology to provide best-in-class efficiency, reliability, power and aesthetics. Apollo TheRead More

SPI Preview: High-efficiency, smart panels ready for wider installation

SPI Preview: High-efficiency, smart panels ready for wider installation

September 9, 2016 at 10:00 am 2 comments

High efficiency panels are trending up for a variety of project segments as the costs become more reasonable. The SPI show floor is going to be filled with examples. Panasonic (booth 2317, SL11) has a history of innovation and dependability in the solar industry, and the 25-year product warranty onRead More

SolarWorld’s 1,500-volt panel ready to ship in Q4

SolarWorld’s 1,500-volt panel ready to ship in Q4

July 19, 2016 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

SolarWorld, one of the largest crystalline-silicon solar manufacturers in the Americas, exhibited a new 72-cell XL product at Intersolar North America. This new 1,500-volt solar panel will be ready in time for this year’s fourth-quarter peak selling season. The 1,500-volt technology, compared with standard 1,000-volt solar panels, enables installers to increase lengths ofRead More

LG Electronics releases high efficiency NeON solar panels for commercial, utility markets

LG Electronics releases high efficiency NeON solar panels for commercial, utility markets

July 18, 2016 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

LG Electronics announced its upcoming push into the commercial and utility-scale space at Intersolar with the launch of its flagship NeON 2 in a 72-cell solar panel. Why might these be a good option for your next C&I project? LG’s N-Type double-sided cell structure allows the panels to produce more energyRead More

LG debuts 72-cell high-efficiency panel for U.S. commercial market at Intersolar

LG debuts 72-cell high-efficiency panel for U.S. commercial market at Intersolar

July 12, 2016 at 11:26 am 1 comment

LG Electronics USA told the press at Intersolar 2016 that starting this month, it will begin shipping its flagship NeON 2 72-cell solar panels, targeted specifically for commercial and utility scale installations. LG believed these new solar panels represent the industry’s most efficient and practical solution for commercial installations dueRead More

New lightweight PV panel system for flat commercial roofs debuts from Beamreach Solar

New lightweight PV panel system for flat commercial roofs debuts from Beamreach Solar

June 22, 2016 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

Beamreach Solar, formerly Solexel, just introduced Sprint — its new lightweight photovoltaic (PV) solar panel system for flat commercial roofs. Sprint’s light weight allows it to be installed on nearly all commercial roofs that cannot currently support heavy conventional solar panels which Beamreach says accounts for millions of commercial roofs aroundRead More

Sunpreme Bifacial PV panels now atop UC Berkeley’s Jacobs Hall

Sunpreme Bifacial PV panels now atop UC Berkeley’s Jacobs Hall

June 16, 2016 at 2:38 pm Comments are Disabled

Jacobs Hall is the brand new home for University of California, Berkeley’s Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation in the College of Engineering. The building was built to embody the values of the institute itself: “a place to explore, a place to connect and a place to learn design innovation byRead More

NREL tests: SunPower X-Series solar panels reach 22.8 percent efficiency

NREL tests: SunPower X-Series solar panels reach 22.8 percent efficiency

February 23, 2016 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently tested and verified that a SunPower X-Series solar panel reached 22.8 percent efficiency – a new world record. SunPower’s newest X-Series solar panel, the X22, offers efficiencies of more than 22 percent. The high efficiency solar panels generate more energy in the sameRead More