The order for copper metallization could be a big step for the technology, which seeks to replace silver paste for PV cells.
The company will move to a larger format with its Series 6. modules. The Series 6 will be 120 x 180 cm, with an expected output of over 400 watts.
Ciel & Terre USA has begun assembly of a 9 kW Hydrelio floating PV array on a pond at Kunde Winery, in Kenwood, California
SunPower closes a partnership with The Solar Program to offer homeowners in New York a possibility to purchase or lease solar panels directly from the manufacturer.
The German company's bifacial Bisun modules will be installed on the rooftops of the University of Richmond, alongside some standard modules to produce comparative performance data.
German utility giant will develop own storage system with Dresden-based Solarwatt GmbH based on MyReserve technology; first models to be rolled out in Germany over coming months.
This is First Solar’s 9th efficiency record since 2011, but CdTe is still 0.2% behind CIGS for record thin-film efficiencies.
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Elon Musk has confirmed Tesla will bring out a new version of its Powerwall home energy storage battery system this summer. While "step changes" can be expected, he declined to elaborate on the new product.
The first phase of the new plant will make multicrystalline silicon ingots and wafers, and the second phase n-type mono for MegaCell's bi-facial cells.
Sunpower has introduced a new PV module series based upon a novel interconnection technology, as well as warning of a fall in revenues and a loss in 2016 as it plows more projects into its yieldco.
This new world record for a multi c-Si cell beats Trina's previous record of 20.78%. Trina says that the processes used can be easily integrated into mass production.
The power electronics firm notes that cost reductions have out-paced the fall in selling prices. During the most recent quarter SolarEdge rolled out its HD Wave, which features a novel inverter architecture.
GTM Research predicts that integrated smart and AC modules will not only benefit from growth in the larger module-level power electronics market, but will gain a larger share of that market over the next five years.
Customer trials have yielded PERC PV cells with an average 19% efficiency on industrial lines. 1366 says its cast wafers can be produced at half the cost of conventional processes.
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