Monthly Archives: November 2019

Trina Solar to Announce New Efficiency Record of 23.22% with n-type i-TOPCon Solar Cell on Cast-mono substrate

Trina Solar Co., Ltd. today announced that its State Key Laboratory (SKL) of PV Science and Technology (PVST) of China has set a new world record of 23.22% for a high-efficiency large-area quasi-monocrystalline n-type (c-Si) i-TOPCon solar cell. The record-breaking n-type bifacial i-TOPCon solar cell was fabricated with a low-cost industrial process of advanced i-TOPCon (Industrial Tunnel Oxide Passivated Contact)

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Scratching the surface of perovskites: Defects in next generation solar devices

Versatile compounds called perovskites are valued for their application in next generation solar energy technologies. Despite their efficiency and relative cheapness, perovskite devices have yet to be perfected; they often contain atomic-level structural defects. Professor Yabing Qi and his team in the Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit at OIST, in collaboration with researchers at the University of Pittsburgh, USA,

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REC Group to welcome order by US ITC in Hanwha Q Cells patent infringement claim: Initial determination of non-infringement to be granted

On November 12, 2019, the US International Trade Commission Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) issued an order to indefinitely stay the hearing in a patent infringement investigation initiated by Hanwha Q Cells in March 2019 against Longi Solar, JinkoSolar and REC Group. The ALJ indicated that an initial determination of non-infringement will be granted within the next 2 weeks. The ALJ’s

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LONGi Mono-Si R&D team to win Special Award for outstanding contribution to the realization of PV grid parity

LONGi Mono-Si R&D (research and development) team has won the Special Award for outstanding contribution to the realization of PV grid parity during the 29th International Conference on Photovoltaic Science and Engineering and the 18th China Photovoltaic Conference, on November 4, 2019 in historic city of Xi’an, where the headquarters of LONGi is located. The Special Award, generally awarded to the expert

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FuturaSun to inaugurate its new production plant in Taizhou

The inauguration of FuturaSun’s new production plant in TAIZHOU, was celebrated on Monday 28th of October 2019 with an official ceremony. The new plant occupy a 20,000 m2 site with highly automated lines, optimized for the production of the NEXT high-efficiency monocrystalline PV module. Source: FuturaSun Note to readers:  Please follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter and subscribe to our website and receive notifications of new posts by email. Please click the share buttons

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