Monthly Archives: July 2020

Trina Solar to unveil Vertex 600W series module and expects mass production of 550W series later in year

Trina Solar Co., Ltd (‘Trina Solar” or the “Company”) has announced the launch of two next-generation Vertex series modules with power output of up to 600W. The company expects to realize the mass production of a 550W series in the final quarter of this year. Several representatives of upper, middle and lower streams of the industrial value chain of the

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LONGi’s Hi-MO 5 to bring optimal BOS savings for power plants

On June 29th LONGi launched its new Hi-MO 5 product for ultra large power plants. Hi-MO 5 is based on M10 gallium doped monocrystalline wafers and uses smart soldering technology. The 72c module power reaches 540W, with an efficiency of more than 21%. The product not only has excellent reliability on the manufacturing side, but also brings more value to

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Maxeon TO Launch Fifth-Generation Shingled Bifacial Solar Panels For Global Power Plant Market

Maxeon Solar Technologies, the planned spin-off from SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ:SPWR), has raised the bar for the solar industry with its new line of bifacial SunPower® Performance 5 panels, the fifth-generation performance solar panels designed specifically for large-scale power plant applications. These panels represent the latest chapter in the company’s legacy of shingled cell panel technology leadership that is now protected

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Sonnedix 40 MW Soma solar PV plant to achieve financial close and construction is underway

Sonnedix Soma Solar (40 MW) PV Plant, located in Soma city, Fukushima prefecture, reached financial close on 10 July 2020. The JPY 17.5bn (EUR 145.2 million) club financing was led by Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited (“SMTB”) and underwritten by SMTB, The Bank of Fukuoka, Toho Bank, The Bank of Yokohama, Fukushima Bank and Joyo Bank. Daiwa House is the

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Scaled-up perovskite solar cells developed by NTU Singapore scientists achieve highest recorded power conversion

A team of researchers at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has created a perovskite solar mini module that has recorded the highest power conversion efficiency of any perovskite-based device larger than 10 cm2. Perovskites are new materials that have emerged as promising alternatives to silicon in solar cell applications. The material offers power conversion efficiencies similar to silicon solar cells

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