TOPCon Still Dealing With Several Obstacles To Growth, Say Astronergy Executives in Q&A, But See Its Costs Becoming Comparable To PERC By 2022-End
Friday, 09 Dec 2022
TOPCon has become a buzzword in the PV community. Several companies have been announcing gigantic plans with the technology and few have made their first move with Astronergy being one among them.
Both TOPCon & HJT Are Meritorious, But Maturity Of Industry Chain, Efficiency & Cost Optimization Decide Which Technology Will Be Eventually Adopted, Says JA Solar’s Tang Kun
Monday, 05 Dec 2022
TaiyangNews: JA Solar has now announced big plans for TOPCon. On the other hand, you are also among the companies that started pilot projects with HJT.
Gunter Erfurt, CTO of Meyer Burger, told TaiyangNews why he believes the time has come for Heterojunction Technology to play a role in solar cell manufacturing
Monday, 01 Apr 2019
"HJT is ready in terms of both process developments, as well as capex and cost of ownership," said Gunter Erfurt in an interview for TaiyangNews HJT Report 2019.
Why Heterojunction Cell Technology Could Play A Significant Role In The Next Capex Phase for Solar Production Equipment
Monday, 25 Mar 2019
There are several reasons why heterojunction solar technology could see an increasing number of cell/module manufacturers soon embrace this high-efficiency silicon cell variant..
In this third guest blog, Philip Wolfe shows how applications have proliferated since photovoltaic industry first emerged in the 1970s, as described in his book
Wednesday, 02 Jan 2019
In the 1980s, the first practical uses for solar power on earth again focused on high reliability applications, where cheap electricity was unavailable.
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 Story How A Chinese Start-Up Has Become the Country’s Leading Metallization Paste Supplier – An Interview with DKEM Founder & CEO Weili Shi
Monday, 30 Jul 2018
When Weili Shi found out that the solar market for silver pastes was dominated by Western companies, it was quickly clear to him that there is a strong need for a local supplier to provide cost effective products.
DuPont Solamet’s Ted Zhi & Ben Jin Talked To TaiyangNews About The US Company’s Long-Standing Solar Commitment And Its View On The Latest Trends In The Solar Metallization Business
Monday, 16 Jul 2018
"We are proud to introduce at SNEC an expanded portfolio of products including a new generation of Solamet metallization pastes, new Tedlar backsheet materials as well as the addition of Dow Corning PV silicone products to our PV offerings,” said DuPont Solamet’s Ted Zhi & Ben Jin in an interview with TaiyangNews.
Why PERC Will Be The Solar Cell Standard For The Coming Years And It Will Be Hard For Alternative Technologies To Gain Big Market Shares
Monday, 28 May 2018
LONGi, the world's largest mono wafer manufacturer, is a driving force to push solar wafer technology from multi to mono.
Saturday, 14 Apr 2018
Looking back at 2017, many will probably say it was just another growth year for solar, but 2017 was indeed a special year for the solar sector. This article includes Michael Schmela's 10 main observations on global solar markets in 2017.
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A list of 6 shortlisted companies from around the world have been invited to submit their detailed proposals to win 50 MW solar PV project capacity in Africa’s Niger under the ... @WorldBank @IFC_org Scaling Solar program #solarpv #SolarEnergy #Niger https://taiyangnews.info/tenders/proposals-invited-for-nigers-scaling-solar-project/
The world’s leading solar tracker manufacturer @Arraytechinc is to set up local production facility in #Victoria #Australia to supply trackers to a 130 MW DC solar farm after ... winning the ‘1st’ tracker supplier contract for projects awarded under VRET2 https://taiyangnews.info/business/us-solar-tracker-firm-expanding-manufacturing-footprint/
The @WorldBank has officially announced the launch of Regional Emergency Solar Power Intervention Project (RESPITE) program under which it will back close to 106 MW #solarPV & ... storage in #Chad #Liberia #SierraLeone & #Togo to rapidly increase renewables https://taiyangnews.info/markets/new-world-bank-project-to-back-106-mw-pv-in-africa/
#Germany's @bnetza says the country installed 7.179 GW #solarPV in 2022 with 350 MW in December 2022, taking the country’s cumulative installed capacity till the end of last year... to 66.5 GW; Solar has now overtaken cumulative wind capacity of 66.35 GW here https://taiyangnews.info/markets/germany-exited-2022-with-7-2-gw-new-solar-installed/2
#Europe PV Snippets: Onde’s largest PV contract to date in #Poland; Qair gets @Bpifrance as investor; @HolaLuzcom & @bancosantander join hands for solar in #Spain; ReneSola ... changes brand identity to Emeren Group; MET commissions 96 MW solar in #Hungary https://taiyangnews.info/markets/europe-pv-news-snippets-54/