TaiyangNews Report on 500W+ Solar Modules 2020

TaiyangNews Publishes First Report on 500W+ Solar Modules, Presenting Changes In Wafer, Cell And Module Manufacturing To Assemble Very Large Scale Panels; Features Products of Pioneers In This Segment

TaiyangNews Report on 500W+ Solar Modules 2020

The latest trend in solar module technology are very high-power modules with power ratings of 500 W and more for large-scale installations. By end of July, seven leading module manufacturers had officially entered
the 500 W+ ‘club’, releasing product data specs with concrete roadmaps to quickly step into and expand high- volume production in the coming months.

This first TaiyangNews Report on 500 W+ Modules, in addition to providing details of the new solar module products recently announced, also discusses the changes and corresponding implications to produce 500 W+ modules along three stages of the process chain – wafers, cells and modules. As larger wafers are a key ingredient, the report also provides background on the evolution of large-scale wafers.

The 500 W+ modules featured in the report are from:

  • Ja Solar
  • JinkoSolar
  • LONGi Solar
  • Maxeon Solar Technologies / SunPower
  • Risen Energy
  • Trina Solar


The TaiyangNews Report on 500W+ Solar Modules is for download free of charge here.

For recordings of the 500W+ module manufacturers presenting at the TaiyangNews report launch event on Jul 29/30, please check our Youtube Channel.


About The Author

Shravan Chunduri

Shravan Chunduri is Head of Technology at TaiyangNews. Shravan caught the solar bug vey early in this career, starting 20 years ago in research, followed by solar manufacturing, then writing and consulting. His responsibility spans from writing technology articles and reports.

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