Chinese-made HJT striking Australian rooftops

Jul 7, 2020 02:24 PM ET
  • Risen Australia as well as distributor One Stop Warehouse signed an expanded 150 MW distribution offer recently, noting the Chinese maker's most recent effort to broaden in the rooftop sector. With Risen's brand-new heterojunction component, the 415-435 W Sieger, now relocating right into automation, One Stop Warehouse's Leo Ye welcomed the "brand-new, fresh" technology.
Chinese-made HJT striking Australian rooftops
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In a bargain signed last week, Risen Australia will supply 150 MW of modules to supplier One Stop Warehouse (OSW) over the 2020-21 fiscal year. The bargain is a boost on 100 MW in the previous financial year and also will cover both of Risen's new components, the XX W large-format Titan as well as its 435 W Sieger-- which makes use of HJT cells.

The deal includes a special distribution arrangement for Risen's 370 W Jaegar module, which utilizes mono PERC cells. However, it is the HJT Sieger that is "actually amazing," says Leo Ye, OSW product manager.

The distribution contract in between Risen OSW was joined June 22 and was officially introduced the adhering to week. It is the largest deal between Risen and One Stop Warehouse. With Covid-19 travel limitations in place, the finalizing was kept in an on the internet event.

Andy Cheng, procurement supervisor for OSW, stated that over the past 2 years, Risen has expanded to come to be "among one of the most prominent items in the Australian market." He stated he was anticipating distributing both the Jaegar and also Jaegar+, but likewise the "brand-new M12 product [Titan] as well as HJT [Sieger] items."

Eric Lee, the general supervisor of Risen Energy Australia, kept in mind that the company had actually attained 100 MW of modules sales to the rooftop market segment over the past year in Australia. "Moving forward, Risen will continue to provide OSW with our high modern technology items," said Lee.

Made in China

HJT innovation itself is absolutely nothing brand-new, with Sanyo and after that Panasonic having created as well as created the high effectiveness modern technology over decades. Nonetheless, it has remained a high-performance and also high-cost item-- restricting its mass-market penetration. Offered the Chinese PV sector's historical ability to boldy drive down prices, usually in partnership with Australian research study knowledge, the emergence of "Made in China" HJT is urging.

"Risen will certainly use this HJT modern technology and go into automation," claims OSW's Leo Ye. They can attain volume as well as drive down the cost, which benefits the whole market.

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