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CityStatePopulationHours of SunshineCost of Living
MelbourneVictoria4,000,0001439High
BrisbaneQueensland3,000,0002000Moderate
SydneyNew South Wales4,000,0001300High
AdelaideSouth Australia2,000,0001367Moderate
CityStatePopulationHours of SunshineCost of Living

Bifacial boost (without the new product)

Total June Wh/Wp

Total July Wh/Wp

Total August Wh/Wp

Total September Wh/Wp

Total October Wh/Wp

Cumulative Wh/Wp

Average monthly yield

115.0

116.6

144.6

99.6

123.3

599.1

Average monthly bifacial yield

119.6

121.2

151.3

103.2

127.5

622.9

Average monthly monofacial yield

114.2

115.8

143.4

98.9

122.5

594.8

Average bifacial boost

4.8%

4.7%

5.5%

4.3%

4.3%

4.7%

Days of operation

27

27

31

30

31

146

Average daily yield

4.26

4.32

4.67

3.32

3.98

Average daily bifacial yield

4.43

4.49

4.88

3.44

4.11

Average daily monofacial yield

4.23

4.29

4.63

3.30

3.95

The chart below shows the meteo station data (irradiance and ambient temperature) for October 2018 (the temperature and irradiance data are missing on October 31, 2018 due to an equipment malfunction).

The total monthly energy yield data and ranking for all products for the months from June to October 2018 are given in the table ‘Energy yield ranking’ to the bottom right. The bifacial products are steadily holding on to the top two positions, with the two Longi mono PERC monofacial products following in the third and fourth positions, and the Phono Solar product stabilized in the fifth spot.

New blood

Another bifacial mono PERC module from Longi (LR6-60BP-300M) was installed in the test field on October 26. In order to be able to compare on an equal basis the October yield data with data from previous months, the six day data for the newly added Longi bifacial mono PERC product were excluded from the table.

The yield data for the newly added product will be included in this table as soon as a complete month of data has been collected.

However, the six days of production of the Longi bifacial product were impressive, so we decided to chart the daily average energy yield data from October 26 to October 31 (‘Average daily energy yield’).

The Longi product performed very well in this short period. However, more data will be collected in the following months to verify its high performance.

The chart  ‘Total Energy yield’ shows the cumulative energy yield for all products from June to October 2018. Again, the newly added Longi bifacial product has been excluded, so that the comparison is meaningful.

Energy yield ranking

Product #

Product

Type

Total June Wh/Wp

Total July Wh/Wp

Total August Wh/Wp

Total
September Wh/Wp

Total
October Wh/Wp

Grand total
Wh/Wp

Jun rank

Jul rank

Aug rank

Sep rank

Oct rank

Grand total rank

17

NSP D6L310L3A

Bifacial mono PERC

120.0

121.4

151.7

103.6

128.1

624.8

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Jolywood JW-D60N-305

Bifacial n-PERT

119.3

121.0

151.0

102.7

127.0

621.0

2

2

2

2

2

2

7

Longi LR6-60PE-310M 1

Mono PERC

116.9

119.0

148.7

100.6

125.4

610.5

4

4

3

4

3

3

16

Longi LR6-60PE-310M 2

Mono PERC

117.9

119.2

142.6

101.4

125.3

606.5

3

3

11

3

4

4

2

Phono MWT-60-280

Multi MWT

112.9

115.6

146.1

99.5

123.6

597.8

11

7

4

5

5

5

4

Perlight PLM-300M-60

Mono PERC

115.2

116.1

145.2

98.8

122.4

597.6

5

5

6

9

8

6

10

Recom RCM-275-6MB-4-BB21

Mono

113.8

115.3

145.4

99.5

123.3

597.3

8

8

5

6

6

7

3

Risen RSM60-6-270P

Multi

112.5

115.2

145.0

99.4

122.9

595.0

12

10

7

7

7

8

14

Sample 2

Mono PERC

114.1

115.2

144.8

96.8

121.7

592.7

7

9

8

13

9

9

9

Aiduo AD265-60P

Multi

113.5

115.1

143.7

97.5

120.8

590.6

10

11

9

11

11

10

8

Aiduo AD280-60S

Mono

114.2

115.7

139.4

98.8

121.5

589.5

6

6

12

10

10

11

12

NSP D6LM305E3A

Mono PERC

113.6

114.2

142.9

97.3

120.3

588.2

9

12

10

12

13

12

13

Sample 1

Mono

111.5

112.6

133.6

98.9

120.3

576.9

13

13

13

8

12

13

George Touloupas