When Longi Solar said in November 2022 that its new Hi-MO 6 modules would feature a mixture of interdigitated back-contact (IBC) and tunnel-oxide, passivated contact (TOPCon) cells, it stunned the solar industry. However, IBC production has been under way in China for some time, reports Vincent Shaw.
Longi Solar executives at the launch of its Hi-MO 6 modules in November 2022. While many of Longi’s large-scale rivals are pursuing TOPCon, the company has sought to differentiate itself by producing high-efficiency back contact cells.
Photo: Longi Solar
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