Category Archives: Solar Panels

Increasing the power by six percent per area on Midsummer’s solar cells

Midsummer, one of the world’s leading developers and suppliers of advanced thin film building integrated solar solutions has developed its world-leading solar cells by increasing the radius of the rounded cell from 90 to 100 millimeters. This reduces the unutilized area of the module from eight to just two percent, thus increasing the power by six percent per area without increasing production

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Canadian Solar to Set a 22.80% Conversion Efficiency World Record for P-type Large Area Multi-Crystalline Silicon Solar Cell

Canadian Solar Inc. (“Canadian Solar” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced its technology team set a world record of 22.80% conversion efficiency for p-type large area multi-crystalline silicon solar cell. The record-setting P5 (casted mono) cell conversion efficiency was tested and certified by Germany’s Institute für Solarenergieforschung GmbH (ISFH) in September 2019. It surpasses the previous multi-crystalline cell

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New Solaria PowerXT® 370Wp, 365Wp-AC, and 440Wp by Solaria

Solaria Corporation, a global provider of advanced solar energy products, today announced new, higher-power versions of its industry-leading solar panels. Solaria PowerXT® 370Wp, 365Wp-AC, and 440Wp panels for residential and commercial applications combine industry-leading power and efficiency with unparalleled aesthetics. The new Solaria PowerXT panels are now available through leading solar distributors in the U.S. and worldwide. Solaria will be

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REC Group to showcase its ground-breaking REC Alpha Series at the REI Expo: The world’s most powerful 60 cell module

REC Group, the leading European brand for solar photovoltaic panels and the largest European brand in India is set to showcase its ground-breaking REC Alpha Series at the REI Expo being held at India Expo Centre in Greater Noida from 18th September to 20th September. Reaching 380Wp, the REC Alpha Series is the world’s most powerful 60 cell module Cementing

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Scaling up the production of highly efficient solar modules: €10.6 million funding by European Union

The European Union has awarded €10.6 million in funding to HIPERION. This grant will aid in establishing a pilot assembly line to bring breakthrough photovoltaic technology, designed by Swiss startup Insolight, closer to market. HIPERION was set up by a 16-member consortium of research organizations and leading industry partners and is being coordinated by CSEM. It will ultimately strengthen the

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Innovative Hi-MO X high-efficiency module launched in Hangzhou, China

Following on the successful Hi-MO X launch in Melbourne, LONGi brings the innovative module to China with a grand launch in the historical city of Hangzhou, China, host city of G20 summit More than 200 guests – experts and scholars in PV, representatives of PV enterprises and distributors across China – gathered at the InterContinental Hangzhou to witness the unveiling

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Saule Technologies to achieve flexible, lightweight, semi-transparent, single junction solar modules prototype production line in Q4 2019

Saule Technologies is delighted to announce to have reached the point of technology development to be able to print its flexible, lightweight, semi-transparent, single junction solar modules with a consistent 10% efficiency. This performance already enables BIPV and IoT applications in an economically viable manner. By the end of March, Saule Technologies has also reached as high as 17.6% efficiency

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