More than 150 global exhibitors participated in PV Taiwan 2014, the largest PV industrial exhibition in Taiwan. Seven pavilions were arranged according to exhibitors’ specialities: Equipment & Materials Pavilion, The PV System Pavilion, The HCPV Pavilion, Certification Pavilion, Energy Storage Pavilion, The Slurry Process & Application Pavilion, and Cross-Strait Pavilion. At the same time, PV Taiwan 2014 Forum invited leaders all around the world to discuss the latest PV market information and the most up-to-date issues regarding the PV industry. Come to have a glance over booths in PV Taiwan 2014 with EnergyTrend!
At Big Sun’s booth, the company exhibited two innovative products: iPV Solar Tracker (under the brand name “Topper Sun”) and BIG MONO.
“iPV Tracker has a simple structure, limited maintenance cost, and low power consumption, ” introduced Fritz Cheng, CEO at Big Sun. “PV systems using iPV trackers can averagely increase power generation efficiency by 30~45%. It is also possible to customize the module according to buyers’ needs.”
BIG MONO PV cell is the latest member of Big Sun’s high-efficiency mono-si PV cell product line. With a larger surface, BIG MONO can help a module to generate 4.808W more solar power, meaning that the generating efficiency can be improved with simply a little more costs of si-wafer raw materials.
|(photo: Left, Fritz Cheng, CEO; Right: Tina Liu, Assistant VP of Marketing and Sales Center.)|
Heraeus showcased pastes which can significantly increase performances of several kinds of PV cells.
Jolywood, a Chinese PV encapsulation material solution provider, exhibited their solar cell back membranes. Jolywood’s tetra-fluoro based solar module backsheet is more flexible in aspects include module assembling, material/technology providers and costs.
Taiwan’s Bureau of Energy, Ministry of Economic Affairs, also have a booth in PV Taiwan 2014. The Bureau showcased details of “Million Rooftop PVs” Program and a lot of innovative PV technologies, such as dye-sensitized solar cell. The booth also displayed winners of 2014’s Public Construction Golden Quality Award Solar PV Segment, which rewarded Big Sun’s cell as the top winner.
For the first time, PV Taiwan was open to public. In order to help PV penetrate into the public, the organizer toned “Rooftop PV Arrays” as one of the themes. Moreover, speeches conducted in the Forum also suggested a trend of emerging of distributed generations. Small-scale commercial and residential PV systems shall be the future of PV industry as well as the future of energy.