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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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Trina Solar to launch N-type i-TOPCon double-glass bifacial modules

Trina Solar, the world leading global PV and smart energy total solution provider, recently announced that it has begun mass production of N-type i-TOPCon double-glass bifacial modules. The best front side power output of a module with 144 half-cut i-TOPCon cells reaches 425 Wp, and the best module efficiency reaches 20.7%. The new i-TOPCon double glass PV modules integrate these

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“Seamless Soldering” – LONGi Announced New Proprietary Module Encapsulation Technology

LONGi Solar announced today that the company has developed the technology of “Seamless Soldering”, which completely eliminates the gap between cells and increase the efficiency of PV modules. The technology is planned for mass production in 2H-2019. According to TÜV SÜD test (of 30th, May), “Seamless Soldering” technology, when combined with innovative module design, has the potential to push LONGi

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Canadian Solar to Set a World Record of 22.28% Multi-crystalline Cell Conversion Efficiency

Canadian Solar Inc. (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced that the Company has set a world record of 22.28% conversion efficiency for its p-type multi-crystalline P5 cell. The record high P5 cell efficiency was tested and certified by Fraunhofer ISE of Germany in April 2019. Canadian Solar has been developing its P5 (casted mono)

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Trina Solar to Announce New Efficiency Record of 24.58% Efficiency for Mono-crystalline Silicon i-TOPCon Cell

Trina Solar Co. Ltd. (“Trina Solar” or the “Company”), the world leading global PV and smart energy total solution provider, announced today that its State Key Laboratory (SKL) of PV Science and Technology (PVST) of China has set a new world record of 24.58% for a high-efficiency n-type mono-crystalline silicon (c-Si) i-TOPCon solar cell. The record-breaking bifacial solar cell was

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Imec and Jolywood achieve a record of 23.2 percent with bifacial n-PERT solar cells

Imec, a world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies and partner in EnergyVille, announces that its n-PERT (Passivated Emitter and Rear Totally diffused) solar cells developed with Jolywood, a leading Chinese manufacturer of n-type bifacial solar cells and modules, have reached a certified front-side conversion efficiency of 23.2 percent. With cost-efficient processing and a clear path to

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Meyer Burger announces record HJT cells with efficiencies over 24% at PV CellTech

t the PV CellTech conference in Penang, Malaysia from 12 – 13 March 2019, Meyer Burger CTO, Dr Gunter Erfurt, will speak to two leading technology topics – Heterojunction and Passivated Contacts. Heterojunction – Meyer Burger’s flagship technology At PV CellTech 2019, international PV industry leaders will discuss key issues driving the development of solar cell production in the coming years. Meyer

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