Bifacial & Solar Trackers Conference Day 2
Bifacial & Solar Tracker Conference Participants See These 2 Technologies Staying Put Amidst Industry Dynamics
Wednesday, 06 Jul 2022
While bifacial solar modules hog utility scale power plants and when combined with trackers, their impact becomes all the more noticeable, the industry is now exploring ways and technologies to further optimize this pairing, to further bring down overall levelized cost of electricity (LCOE).
CCR Order For 315 MW Bifacial Panels
Maxeon Solar Technologies Bags New Bifacial Solar Module Order In US
Friday, 18 Mar 2022
US based solar energy company Cypress Creek Renewables (CCR) has picked SunPower’s manufacturing spin-off Maxeon Solar Technologies to supply around 315 MW high efficiency shingled bifacial Performance line solar modules.
Backsheet Price Update
Research For Our TaiyangNews Market Survey On Backsheet and Encapsulation 2020 Showed Stable Prices For These Module Components
Saturday, 07 Nov 2020
Backsheets being an important component of the solar panel, the market size of these polymers is directly proportional to module production.
Bifacial PV Panels Manifest Significant Boost In NREL Study
Ongoing ‘Industry First Multiyear Study’ On Bifacial Solar Panel Power Generation Technology By NREL & Partners Sees 9% More Production Than Monofacial Counterparts
Monday, 09 Mar 2020
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) sees ‘significant boost’ in energy generation from bifacial solar panels, basis early results out of a 3-year study the US research center is conducting along with industry partners.
Trina Solar Officially Introduces Over 500 W Bifacial Module
Trina Solar Introduces Bifacial Glass-Glass & Glass-Backsheet Solar Modules Claiming Over 500 W Power Output; Plans 5 GW+ Annual Production Capacity
Saturday, 29 Feb 2020
Chinese integrated solar module manufacturer Trina Solar has launched two new modules – and both, it claims, have more than 500 W power output.
JinkoSolar Study Shows Different Degrees of Bifacial Gain
JinkoSolar Whitepaper Elaborates Bifacial Solar Module Performance Gain In Field Test Projects In Cooperation With NEXTracker, PVEL & Chinese Academy Of Sciences
Thursday, 27 Feb 2020
JinkoSolar has released a white paper on field performance of bifacial solar modules in different installations conditions at various locations.
US Court Exempts Tariffs On Imported Bifacial PV Panels
Acting On Invenergy Petition, US Court Temporarily Pulls Back Safeguard Duty Imposition On Overseas Produced Bifacial Solar Panel Technology: GTM
Tuesday, 12 Nov 2019
Policy confusion on safeguard duty imposition on foreign manufactured bifacial solar panels continues in the US as Invenergy has secured a temporary stay from a local court.
LONGi Pilot Project On Module Performance In India
TUV Rheinland Study of LONGi Solar Modules For Pilot Project In India Shows Over 100% Performance Ratio For Bifacial PERC & N-Type Bifacial Modules
Tuesday, 05 Nov 2019
China’s LONGi Solar reported the performance ratio (PR) value of its modules in the tropical monsoon climate of India’s east coast to be above 80%, with its bifacial PERC and N-type bifacial modules showing PRs above 100%.
Bifacial Solar Panels Lose Protection From Section 201
United States Trade Representative Brings Bifacial Solar Modules Imported To US Under Ambit Of Section 201 Safeguard Tariffs With Effect From October 28, 2019
Tuesday, 08 Oct 2019
After enjoying a brief exemption from US safeguard duty imposed on solar product imports under Section 201, imported bifacial solar module technology will also have to pay the tariffs starting October 28, 2019.
LONGi Shares Energy Gain Report For Bifacial Modules
LONGi Bifacial PERC Solar Modules Score Efficiency Points Compared To Single Sided PERC In Study Conducted By German testing firm TÜV SÜD In Hainan, China
Monday, 07 Oct 2019
Chinese solar cell and module manufacturer LONGi Solar has shared results of a study conducted by German testing firm TÜV SÜD in Hainan, China to verify the efficiency gains of its PERC bifacial module technology in different surface reflection conditions.
Solar Is Always Good For Surprises
The Latest Solar Module Advancements To Improve Efficiency & Power Output
Monday, 30 Sep 2019
While in last year’s TaiyangNews Advanced Solar Module Technologies Report the most powerful 72-cell module had a rated power of 410 W, in the 2019 edition’s listing there are at least 15 commercially available module products that have more than 410 W, and the top products are significantly more powerful.
Trina Starts Producing Bifacial TOPCon Modules
Trina Solar Announces Mass Production Of N-Type i-TOPCon Double Glass Bifacial Solar Modules With 425 W Front Side Power Output & 20.7% Efficiency
Monday, 17 Jun 2019
Trina Solar's new high performanceTSM-NEG15MC.20(II) module incorporates i-TOPCon cell technology. It has now commenced mass production of the module.
23 MW Bifacial PV Project In Canada
Canadian Solar To Use Bifacial Modules For 23 MW Suffield Solar Project In Canada With $15.3 Million Federal Government Funding; CanSIA Calls It First Large Scale Bifacial Project In Country
Saturday, 26 Jan 2019
The Suffield Solar Plant in Suffield, Alberta with 23 MW based on bifacial modules will increase energy generation by 10% to 15%, according to the federal government of Canada.
DNV GL Analysing Energy Yield For Bifacial Modules
DNV GL To Use US DOE Funding To Conduct Comparative Energy Yield Analysis For Bifacial & Monofacial Modules From LONGi Solar, Astronergy Solar, Hanwha Q CELLS & Trina Solar Using NEXTracker Single-Axis Trackers
Monday, 26 Nov 2018
Norway based quality assurance and risk management firm DNV GL said it is working on a research study that will provide the ‘most comprehensive energy yield analysis for bifacial PV modules to date’.
So Many Advanced Solar Module Technologies
There Are Plenty Of Advanced Module Technologies Now Commercially Available, As Shown in A New TaiyangNews Report. But What’s The Way To Go?
Monday, 22 Oct 2018
Comparing the best commercial advanced modules of leading suppliers in our new TaiyangNews report, there is no clear trend regarding technology yet.
No Need To Change A Winning Team
TaiyangNews Talked To DuPont’s Mark Ma, Who Explained Why Transparent Backhsheets For Bifacial Modules Are A Perfect Fit
Monday, 24 Sep 2018
"We believe that bifacial technology has a promising future, as it brings the ability to generate power from the backside and maximize total power output of the module," said DuPont's Mark Ma in an interview for TaiyangNews Bifacial Technology Report.
The Charm Of Bifacial Solar
Getting Ready for Much Higher Yields with Bifacial Modules. TaiyangNews’ New Bifacial Solar Module Technology 2018 Report Shows Why There’s No Way Around Bifacial Solar
Monday, 27 Aug 2018
It is impossible not to fall in love with bifacial technology. Its charm and promise are simply so enticing.
480 W HJT Bifacial Module from Meyer Burger
Meyer Burger & CEA INES Technical Collaboration Results In High Power Rating Of 410 W For Solar Module With 72 Heterojunction Cells; Adapted To Bifacial Technology Power Rating Reached 480 W
Saturday, 18 Aug 2018
Leading production equipment provider Meyer Burger AG from Switzerland, in cooperation with French research institute CEA INES, has produced a monofacial solar module exceeding the 400 W level and a bifacial module getting close to 500 W.
Mono PERC & Bifacial – The Next Big Thing in Solar
Panel with TaiyangNews, LONGi Solar, Fraunhofer ISE and TÜV discussed potential of bifacial solar technology at Intersolar Europe
Tuesday, 03 Jul 2018
At Intersolar Europe 2018 in late June in Munich, TaiyangNews moderated during the ‘Next Generation Solution of Solar Renewables and Energy Storage’ a panel on ‘Mono PERC & Bifacial – The Next Big Thing in Solar.’ In his keynote present.
Mono Bifacial PERC Preferred
Hongbin Fang, Global Director of Product Marketing at LONGi Solar, told TaiyangNews why he believes that Mono Bifacial PERC is the most viable way to lower solar LCOEs
Thursday, 28 Jun 2018
LONGi’s Hongbin Fang said, “When looking into the near future, we see that p-PERC has very high development potential. Our record cell efficiency for a p-PERC cell has already reached 23.6%.
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