Advances in PV Technology – 2014 Review 2/4

Achievements of energy technology represent how advanced the industry is. In terms of solar energy, improvements in high efficiency solar technologies, such as PERC and N-Type solar cells, are the highlights of this year. Colored and transparent solar cells which can be .. more

Trina Solar Sets New Efficiency Records for Silicon Solar Cells

Trina Solar’s State Key Laboratory of PV Science and Technology of China has successfully set new world records for high efficiency p-type and n-type silicon solar cells. The p-type mono-crystalline silicon solar cell on an industrial Cz wafer, which integrates.. more

SolarWorld to Expand Solar Panel and Cell Production in Oregon

By expanding new production lines in Oregon, SolarWorld will increase annual solar-panel production capacity from 380MW to 530MW, marking a stepping-stone to 630MW capacity in the near future. In addition, production capacity of its PERC PV cells will also be inc.. more

WINAICO’s WSP-M6 PERC Module Wins Taiwan Excellent PV Award

WINAICO, a PV module brand under Win Win Precision Technology, was honored with the award of Taiwan Excellent PV by Bureau of Energy, of Ministry of Economic Affairs. Taiwanese research institute, ITRI, performed a series of.. more

WINAICO to Launch Patented Micro-crack Preventing HeatCap Technology at PV Taiwan

WINAICO, Taiwan’s PV module manufacturer, will launch patented HeatCap technology at PV Taiwan 2014. HeatCap improves the reliability of silicon based solar cells, and protect them from micro-cracks induced by external stresses... more

Meyer Burger to Deliver PERC Equipment to Hanwha Q Cells

Meyer Burger and its Group Member Roth & Rau AG have successfully concluded a contract with Hanwha Q Cells, one of Europe’s largest PV providers, for the delivery of MB-PERC upgrade equipment to its production facilities in Germany and Malaysia. D.. more

Profits to rise for high-efficiency cell producers

Although supply and demand are fluctuating heavily in the global solar market, the market’s preference for high-efficiency products has remained consistent, with Taiwan manufacturers leading the way, according to EnergyTrend, a subsidiary of.. more


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