Industry Trends Show As Wafer Size Increases, Wafer Thickness Also Goes Up But Thanks To Thinner Wafers, Costs Are Now Coming Down
Thursday, 01 Oct 2020
Increasing wafer size became a low hanging fruit for module makers to increase PV panel power output. This important trend influences another key physical attribute of the wafer – the wafer thickness.
TaiyangNews Explores Trend Of Increased Wafer Sizes In Solar Industry & Finds Bigger Wafers Enhance Power Output As Well As Module Size
Sunday, 20 Sep 2020
Increasing wafer size increases module power, but it also makes modules larger. As the wafer sizes have been increasing over the years, more prominently since 2018, the module size has also started increasing.
JA Solar’s Tao Wang Provides Background On The Chinese Vertically Integrated Module Producer’s latest DeepBlue 3.0 Series And The Design Elements Involved, Like 23%+ PERC Cells, At TaiyangNews 500W+ Solar Modules Conference
Monday, 24 Aug 2020
In the past, the average annual increase in module power was 10 W and improvement in efficiency was about 0.6% per year.
Risen Energy’s Yafeng Liu Presents The Technicalities Behind 2 Generations Of The Chinese Module Maker’s Titan Series With Output Power Of Over 500 W And 600 W As It Works On A 700 W Product Based On Higher Efficient Cell Technology
Friday, 21 Aug 2020
Risen Energy was the first company to introduce a 500 W+ module product based on a larger wafer size in Dec 2019.
In Its First Public Conference Appearance SunPower Spin-Off Maxeon Solar’s Joshua Moore Presented Details Of Its P5 Module Series With Innovative Shingled Technology At TaiyangNews 500 W+ Module Event
Monday, 17 Aug 2020
Among the pioneering module suppliers announcing 500 W+ modules, Maxeon Solar Technologies is somewhat exceptional.
LONGi Solar’s Juan Carlos Gonzalez Presented About The Latest On The Vertical PV Panel Manufacturer’s Hi-MO5 Module Series, The Advanced Technologies Involved,And The Benefits It Brings To The System Level
Saturday, 15 Aug 2020
Reducing BOS costs not only helps in reducing the CapEx of the PV installation, but also OpEx, and module power plays a major role in BOS costs.
Trina Solar’s Klaus Hofmeister Presented Design Intricacies And Benefits Of The New Vertex Module Series Generation, Discussing Also System Level Optimization Needs At TaiyangNews 500W+ Solar Modules Conference
Thursday, 13 Aug 2020
The leading modules manufacturers are split into two camps when it comes to the approaches leading to module powers beyond 500 W.
JinkoSolar’s Amy Liu Presented Key features And Benefits Of The Lastest Tiger Pro Module Series and Shared Plans for N-type Technology At TaiyangNew 500+ Solar Modules Conference
Wednesday, 12 Aug 2020
Amy Liu, product manager at the world’s largest solar module supplier JinkoSolar, presented details of its new Tiger Pro module series at the TaiyangNews 500W+ Conference end of July.
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
Wednesday, 05 Aug 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.
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