Solar Manufacturing News

France included 176 MW of solar in very first 3 months of the year
Quarterly brand-new enhancements were 15% less than in the October-to-December home window. The France Territoire Solaire thinktank stated the reduced quantities could be discussed by the preliminary effect of the coronavirus dilemma.
May 20, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Residential, Markets & Finance News, Inverters, France, Europe, covid-19, Antoine Huard, large scale solar, France Territoire Solaire
A pressure-assisted strategy to boost perovskite solar cell performance
Scientists in the United Kingdom insurance claim to have dramatically boosted the performance of a perovskite solar cell by using a variety of stress to the gadget. According to them, pressure-assisted procedures such as lamination, chilly welding and also rolling/roll-to-roll handling can be utilized to enhance interfacial surface area get in touches with in perovskite cells.
May 20, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, UK, Europe, solar cell, perovskite, efficiency, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
New approach forever cycle evaluation of PV innovations
Scientists in Australia have actually performed a 'cradle to grave' life process evaluation (LCA) to gauge the life process analysis of the 4 most extensively utilized PV modern technologies. The academics claim that cadmium telluride solar components have the most affordable life process effect, complied with by amorphous, multi and also monocrystalline silicon items.
May 19, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Australia, Oceania, Charles Darwin University
A PV antenna for solar energy beaming from area to Earth
Scientists from the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory have actually released very first orbital explore space-based solar energy. They have actually sent out right into room a 12-inch square floor tile photovoltaic module that is anticipated to evaluate the practicality of space-based solar energy systems transforming sunshine to microwaves outside the ambience.
May 19, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, USA, North America
Wafer manufacturing returns to Spain
Rivas-Vaciamadrid-based firm Aurinka is intending to begin wafer production in Puertollano, Castile-La Mancha, this year. The business claims its copyrighted low-carbon manufacturing procedure supplies reduced sufficient making prices to take on Asian opponents
May 19, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Spain, Europe, wafer, Aurinka, Benjamín Llaneza
BIPV solar modules with differing openness
German panel manufacturer Sonnenstromfabrik has actually established a glass-glass monocrystalline PV module in 3 variations supplying various degrees of openness. The firm claims the openness attribute makes the panels ideal for outdoor patios, pergolas, awnings, carports, swimming exteriors, halls and also swimming pools. Their power result differs from 160 W to 280 W, while their performance varies from 9.5% to 16.7%.
May 19, 2020 // BIPV, Technology, Manufacturing News, bipv, Germany, solar pv, Europe, Building-integrated photovoltaics, Sonnenstromfabrik
A brand-new principle for heat-recovery solar cells
Scientists in Japan have actually shown a brand-new idea for a 'heat-recovery' solar cell, which they assert has the prospective to surpass the academic restriction for cell effectiveness. They state, nevertheless, that an appropriate product for the power filtering system layers is yet to be recognized. The cell is outfitted with a 100-micron thick silicon absorber, 2 electrodes as well as carrier-energy filtering system layers positioned in between the absorber and also electrodes.
May 19, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Japan, solar cells, Asia, HERC, Kenji Kamide
SunPower liquidates its O&M service, obtains regulative authorization for Maxeon offshoot
SunPower has actually needed to make basic modifications to remain to matter in a solar sector extremely various from that of its origins. The firm intends to end up being a power company as well as is leaving inexpensive production to its Chinese companion.
May 18, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, USA, SunPower, North America, Maxeon, Tom Werner
PV Tracker Firm GameChange Solar Surpasses 10 GW Milestone
PV tracker supplier GameChange Solar has actually introduced that is has actually exceeded the 10 GW turning point offer for sale given that the business was founded in 2012.
May 18, 2020 // Manufacturing News, International, milestone, GameChange Solar, PV tracker, Derick Botha, Arturo Herrero
Ginlong to increase string inverter production capability
PV string inverter supplier Ginlong Solis Technologies is to increase its production capability to 20GW per year through a US$ 100 million non-public offering to fulfill expanding need for its mainstream items as well as arising solar-plus-storage item offering.
May 15, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Inverters, China, Asia, solar-plus-storage, investment, pv string inverter, ginlong solis technologies, Yiming Wang
LONGi to reinforce profile with launch of brand-new 530W Hi-MO 5 module
Globe leading solar business LONGi revealed today that it will certainly launch its following item, the Hi-MO 5 module, at the end of May.
May 15, 2020 // Manufacturing News, manufacturing, LONGi, PERC, r&d, hi-mo 5, half-cut cell, Dennis She, product launch
Jolywood delivery significant order of nTOPCon bifacial components to Oman Ibri II PV project
China-based PV backsheet as well as high-efficiency PV producer Jolywood (Suzhou) Sunwatt Carbon monoxide has actually begun shipments of its n-type TOPCon (Tunnel Oxide Passivated Contact) high-efficiency bifacial solar components to the 500MW-plus Oman Ibri II endeavor, a PV project being developed by ACWA Power.
May 15, 2020 // Manufacturing News, China, pv power plants, pv modules, c-si manufacturing, Asia, solar cell, monocrystalline wafer, bifacial modules, topcon, Oman, ACWA Power, jolywood suzhou sunwatt co
Jinko introduces PV module with record outcome of 580 W
The panel belongs to the business's brand-new Tiger Pro collection, that includes 2 530 W components as well as a 430 W item for distributed-generation applications. It will certainly start manufacturing of the collection in the 4th quarter, although it will certainly begin approving initial orders promptly.
May 15, 2020 // Manufacturing News, China, JinkoSolar, Asia, PV module, Alberto Cuter
New CdTe panel producer
U.S.-based Toledo Solar is attempting to differentiate itself from First Solar's cadmium telluride supremacy by running in the business and also domestic sections, which have actually long been unkind to the innovation.
May 15, 2020 // Manufacturing News, USA, First Solar, North America, CdTe, Toledo Solar, Aaron Bates, Michael Heben, Markus Beck
REC Group validates license activity versus Hanwha in China
The Chinese state-owned solar maker has actually sued versus its Korean rival connecting to REC's split-cell and also junction box innovation.
May 15, 2020 // Manufacturing News, South Korea, China, Asia, REC Group, Hanwha