TaiyangNews Report On TOPCon Solar Technologies Discusses Different Process Steps For Making These Cells
Thursday, 17 Feb 2022
The success of the high efficiency TOPCon process at any cell maker lies in its successful manufacturing. This article shows different variants of the TOPCon cell manufacturing process.
Friday, 21 Jan 2022
Passivation fundamentals: Passivating the silicon surface can be accomplished in two ways – chemical and field effects –, and the methods are complementary, too.
ISFH Independently Confirms 24.79% Efficiency For Large-Area N-Type Mono Silicon Passivated Contacts Solar Cell Claim By JinkoSolar
Monday, 20 Jul 2020
For its large-area N-type monocrystalline silicon solar cells, the world’s largest PV module supplier JinkoSolar Holding has reported achieving a maximum solar conversion efficiency of 24.79%, which it says is a new ‘world record’ for large-size contact-passivated solar cells.
TaiyangNews Webinar: Jolywood Plans To Increase N-Type Passivated Contacts Efficiency To 25.5%, While ISFH Sees Potential Of Technology With P-Type As Well
Wednesday, 17 Jun 2020
In a webinar organized by TaiyangNews on the Potential and Recent Developments of High Efficiency N-type Passivated Contact (TOPCon) Solar Cell Technologies, Jolywood’s R&D director Chen Jia presented the progress of the n-TOPCon technology of the company.
While Only A Few Companies Are Producing Solar Modules Based On Passivated Contacts, Jolywood Claims Company Booked For 2020
Friday, 10 Apr 2020
While passivated contacts (often called TOPCon) cell architecture has been very hot topic within the solar community, there are still only a handful of companies that are commercially producing cell and modules using the technology.
Passivated Contact Solar Cells Require 1 to 6 Additional Process Steps Depending On Base Process And Machines While Offering Choice For Process Flow
Monday, 06 Apr 2020
Passivated contacts is a hot topic when it comes to advanced solar cell architectures. The basic principle of this cell structure is to apply metal contacts without patterning.
As PERC Solar Technology Comes Closer To Reaching Its Peak Soon, Industry Focuses Lens On Passivated Contacts As Likely Successor
Thursday, 26 Mar 2020
Passivated contacts could be the next big thing after PERC, which undoubtedly became the new standard in solar cell manufacturing. PERC as a technology has made strong progress in improving efficiency in recent year.
TaiyangNews talked to Raymond de Munnik, CEO of Semco Smartech France, which has been the first solar cell equipment supplier to offer a commercial deposition solution for processing passivated contacts cells
Thursday, 12 Dec 2019
TaiyangNews: A lot seems to have changed with Semco. You even have a new owner? Raymond De Munnik: We have spun-off our solar cell business activities into a new entity called Semco Smartech.
Trina Solar Declares 23.22% Efficiency Record For N-Type C-Si I-TOPCon Front Side Bifacial Solar Cell; ISFH CalTec Confirms Independently
Wednesday, 27 Nov 2019
The State Key Laboratory of PV Science and Technology (PVST) of Trina Solar in China has set a new ‘world record’ of 23.22% power conversion efficiency for a high-efficiency large-area quasi-monocrystalline n-type (c-Si) I-TOPCon (also called passivated contact technology) solar cell.
TaiyangNews First Report on High Efficiency Cell Technologies Provides Overview From PERC To Passivated Contacts and HJT
Thursday, 21 Nov 2019
Solar cell and module manufacturers focus on improving the efficiency of PV devices to continue driving the already low costs further down. The share of PERC in commercial PV production has been increasing consistently on this account.
Germany’s ISFH CalTec Confirms Trina Solar’s 24.58% Conversion Efficiency For N-Type Mono-Crystalline i-TOPCon Bifacial Solar Cell (Front Side); Fraunhofer ISE Certifies Canadian Solar’s 22.28% Efficiency For P-Type Multi-Crystalline P5 cell
Wednesday, 29 May 2019
Two solar PV products manufacturing giants from China have separately announced high efficiency records for their solar cells.
Singapore’s SERIS To Use Guangzhou Ruxing Technology’s Metallisation Pastes To Target 24% Average Efficiency Of MonoPoly Solar Cells To Enable Low-Cost Mass Production
Tuesday, 19 Feb 2019
SERIS has added Chinese metallization paste maker Ruxing Technology as an industry partner to develop its monoPoly technology platform, for which it sees 3 GW of production capacity installation in 2019.
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