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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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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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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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Sonnedix to add 4.9 MW of solar PV operating capacity to its Japan portfolio

Sonnedix Japan K.K. (Sonnedix Japan) has made two acquisitions on behalf of the Sonnedix group of companies (Sonnedix); a 2.4MW solar PV plant in Kyoto, and a 2.5MW solar PV plant in Saitama prefecture, in the Kanto region. Both plants began commercial operation earlier in 2019. One of the leading players in the Japanese solar market, Sonnedix currently has a

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GCL System Integration and Powin Energy to Announce Joint Venture to Deliver Energy Storage Solution

GCL System Integration (GCL SI) and Powin Energy (Powin), today announced a joint venture, branded as G-Powin Energy Solution, to expand their energy storage business in the Asia-Pacific region. “GCL SI has supplied over 18 GW of solar power globally since 2015. We are happy to see large growth in renewable deployments, but we also see the challenges intermittency poses to grid

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JinkoSolar Recognized as a China National Manufacturing Champion

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE: JKS), one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world, today announced that it has been recognized as a China National Manufacturing Champion. The selection of the enterprises is organized jointly by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (“MIIT”) and the China Federation of Industrial Economics

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SunPower To Create Two Independent, Industry-Leading, Publicly-Traded Companies

SunPower (NASDAQ:SPWR) announced plans to separate into two independent, complementary, strategically-aligned and publicly-traded companies – SunPower and Maxeon Solar Technologies (Maxeon Solar). Each company will focus on distinct offerings built on extensive experience across the solar value chain. SunPower will continue as the leading North American distributed generation, storage and energy services company. Newly-formed Maxeon Solar will be the leading

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