2016-02-26

BIG SUN’s Solar Tracker and IoT-Based Monitoring Creates 99.9% Operational Availability for PV Systems

Next to price, product quality and reliable power generation have become important attributes for consumers looking to buy PV systems. For those working in the industry, “quality” encompasses the efficiency of the PV module, the durability of the balance-of-syst.. more
2015-10-21

Energy Guard Uses Its O&M Expertise to Create New Risk Management Solutions for PV Power Plants

As one of the solutions to global warming, photovoltaic (PV) systems nonetheless are not immune to the destructive effects of extreme weathers caused by climate change. The two typhoons that hit Taiwan this year, Soudelor and Dujuan, cost an estimated NT$1 billion in d.. more
2015-09-25

Details Decide Outcome – Technologies from Solvay Specialty Polymers Propels New Energies Sector to a Bright Future

Solar Impulse 2, the world’s first solar-powered aircraft, ushered a new chapter in the history of energy technologies when it took off from Abu Dhabi on March 9, 2015. Using 17,428 solar cells and an energy storage system made of lithium-ion (li-ion) batteries, this .. more
2015-05-27

Shunfeng: “One-Stop Shop” PV Project Solutions are Built Through Strategic Acquisitions and Integration

As solar power plant becomes the segment with the highest rate of return in the PV market and China set itself a 17.8GW PV target for 2015, all the PV manufacturers chose to focus on solar power plant market this year. EnergyTrend had the honor to interview Mr. Xin .. more
2015-04-28

Ever Energy: 20% “Non-PERC” Mono Cell Begin Mass Production

There was an efficiency war going on in PV EXPO in Tokyo this year. Many manufacturers were able to show 300W 60-cell solar modules. While most of the manufacturers improved efficiency through Passivated Emitter Rear Cell (PERC), Ever Energy chose to walk a d.. more
2015-04-08

Proper Operation and Maintenance Maximizes PV System’s Margin: An Interview with Energy Guard

Dependable operation is essential to the profitability of a PV system. When a PV system is muddied or damaged, its return on investment (ROI) rate would be cut down by either lower power output or equipment replacement. Therefore, best approach to maintain a stable powe.. more
2015-02-13

Performing Reliably with High Efficiency and Undeterred by Snow and Wind, Topper Sun’s iPV® Solar Tracker Draws the Attention of Foreign Firms.

Is there a better way to improve a solar system’s energy generation capacity other than increasing PV cells’ conversion efficiency?  Taiwan solar energy manufacturer Big Sun has the solution with their iPV® Solar Tracker.. more