Suntech Unveils New HyPro PV Modules in Partnership with Alternergy

Suntech expands its partnership with its UK partner Alternergy, Ltd. while upgrades and introductions new series of PV modules to the market this year. Suntech, via Alternergy, will be supplying its latest model, HyPro series, a new generation PERC solar module, to.. more

EnergyTrend: PERC shows its worth

PERC deployment: The solar industry remains sweet on passivated emitter rear cell (PERC) technology, which continues to enjoy increasing production volumes thanks to its excellent cost-performance ratio, writes Corrine Lin, PV analyst at EnergyTrend. Diminishing .. more

SolarWorld’s 72-cell Bifacial Solar Panel Unveiled

SolarWorld made the debut of the company’s first high efficiency 72-cell bifacial solar panel at the Solar Power International (SPI) 2015 tradeshow in California. The new technology generates up to 25% more power than conventional 72-cell modules and will be avail.. more

Gintech’s PERC Cell Hits 21% Conversion Efficiency

Taiwan-based Gintech Energy has successfully developed PERC PV cells with efficiency up to 21%. The technology has been certificated by EUREKA founded in the Europe, and will be massively produced since the second quarter of 2016. The series number of Gintech&.. more

Lerri Solar to Introduce 2GW of Mono-si PERC Production Capacity

Lerri Photovoltaic Science & Technology Co., Ltd. (Lerri Solar), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Xi’’an LONGi Silicon Materials Corp. (LONGi), announced a plan to invest RMB 2.79 billion in establishing 2GW of moni-si PERC PV cells prod.. more

Bill Yerkes, Father of Modern Solar Industry, Wins SolarWorld Einstein Award

Bill Yerkes, variously described as the father of the modern solar industry and the Henry Ford of photovoltaics, has won the SolarWorld Einstein Award for 2015. The award recognizes individuals who have wielded an extraordinary impact in prod.. more

Meyer Burger to Ship 2.5GW of PERC MAiA Equipment to an Asian Customer

Meyer Burger has secured a total of 2.5GW of MAiA 2.1 equipment delivery to an Asian customer. The delivery and commissioning of the project will start in the third quarter of 2015 and head into early 2016. The 2.5GW contract values over CHF 38 million (approximat.. more


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