Updated: Leading ‘Solar Module Super League’ member touts new conversion efficiency gains for its P-type PERC and N-type ‘HOT’ bifacial solar modules, verified by TÜV Rheinland.
Business leader talks top trends around bifacial, module-making markets and technologies as part of onsite interview series at last year’s conference in Penang.
Inline solar cell measurement equipment specialist Aurora Solar Technologies (AST) has secured a new volume order for PERC solar cell measurement systems from what it said was the largest manufacturer of high-efficiency PERC solar cells.
The German-China partnership between Manz and China Energy Investment Group Co., Shanghai Electric Group Co and Future Science City, now known as NICE Solar Energy, have set a new CIGS thin-film module conversion efficiency record of 17.6 %.
Executive meets PV Tech in Shanghai to discuss the markets and product lines the Shanxi-headquartered manufacturer will focus on as it aims to double production next year.
Speaking at PV CellTech 2019, Dr Liyou Yang, general manager at Jinergy, says heterojunction solar remains under assessment in 2019 with certain criteria required before people make the jump to GW-scale production.
Leading monocrystalline wafer producer and ‘Solar Module Super League’ (SMSL) member LONGi Green Energy Technology is planning to invest around US$875.7 million in expanding its Czochralski-based monocrystalline silicon (mono-Si) ingot and wafer capacity by 15GW, while expanding mono-Si solar cell capacity by an initial 3GW in 2020.
Fully integrated PV module manufacturer REC Group is launching a next-generation high-performance module at Intersolar Europe next month, which will have a power rating of 380Wp in a 60-cell format.
PV equipment and technology specialist, Amtech Systems is to sell its solar manufacturing equipment subsidiaries that included Tempress and SoLayTec to focus its semiconductor sector business.
An ongoing R&D collaboration between Imec and Jolywood (Taizhou) Solar Technology Co, the PV module manufacturing arm of major PV backsheet manufacturer Jolywood (Suzhou) Sunwatt Co, have reported an n-PERT (Passivated Emitter and Rear Totally diffused) bifacial solar cell with a conversion efficiency of 23.2%, a new record.