Monthly Archives: May 2020

Fraunhofer ISE’s CalLab PV Modules to Improve Measurement Uncertainty to Record Value of 1.1 %

CalLab PV Modules of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE has been re-accredited by the German Accreditation Body (DAkkS) as an independent calibration laboratory according to the new standard DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025: 2018. The laboratory reached a record measurement uncertainty of 1.1 percent in the calibration of photovoltaic modules. The measurement reproducibility has only 0.2 percent deviation.

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Next-generation perovskite solar cells to pass strict international tests

Australian scientists have for the first time produced a new generation of experimental solar energy cells that pass strict International Electrotechnical Commission testing standards for heat and humidity. The research findings, an important step towards commercial viability of perovskite solar cells, are published today in the journal Science. Solar energy systems are now widespread in both industry and domestic housing. Most

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Canadian Solar to Report First Quarter 2020 Results

Canadian Solar Inc.  announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2020. First Quarter 2020 Highlights Total module shipments increased 41% year-over-year to 2.2 GW, in line with first quarter 2020 guidance of 2.15 GW to 2.25 GW. Net revenue increased 70% year-over-year to $826 million, exceeding first quarter 2020 guidance of $780 million to $810 million. Gross profit increased 108% year-over-year to $223

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BELECTRIC to build solar system for the Netherlands’ first green hybrid power plant

The Haringvliet Zuid energy park combines a large-scale solar farm (38 MW) with a wind farm and a battery storage system Construction has begun in the province of South Holland BELECTRIC will also take on the operation and maintenance (O&M) of the photovoltaic system BELECTRIC is constructing a solar power system for Vattenfall’s first full hybrid power plant. The Haringvliet

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ZNSHINE Solar modules to achieve “Top Performer” by DNV-GL PV for two consecutive years

In PV Module Reliability Scorecard Report 2020 published by PV Evolution Labs (PVEL), ZNSHINE Solar was honored as the “Top Performer” in every test due to its outstanding module reliability. PVEL, the leading independent test lab for the global downstream solar industry, publishes every year its PV Module Reliability Scorecard – in partnership with DNV GL. This is the second

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