Seven solar manufacturers, including tier-1 players, have signed up to a joint initiative aiming to establish a new standard size for silicon wafers at 182mm x 182mm. Conspicuously absent from the initiative is China’s Zhonghuan Semiconductor, which last year introduced a 210mm solar wafer, the largest seen in the industry so far.
Held in September, the seventh pv magazine Quality Roundtable made its debut in India at the Renewable Energy India Expo. The discussion raised a series of pertinent points relevant to India’s soaring solar market, particularly concerning the need to place quality ahead of cost.
Maximilian Germann, head of sales at German stringer experts M10 Industries, explains the benefits of uninterrupted cell production from a cost and quality perspective, and how Indian solar companies are beginning to put long-term opex ahead of short-term capex concerns.
The first two high performance tabber stringers made by the Freiburg based equipment manufacturer have successfully passed a 72 hour site acceptance test at Emmvee Solar’s production facility in Bangalore, India.
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