Category Archives: Technologies

ZEBRA; The New Photovoltaic Module with IBC Technology

Electrical contacts on the back, maximum light absorption, 21.3% module efficiency, no LID, PID and LeTID problems. ZEBRA is the new back-contact module with power up to 360 Watt. FuturaSun’s latest creation is the new high-efficiency monocrystalline photovoltaic model with IBC (Interdigitated Back Contact) technology. The new ZEBRA series is a FuturaSun high-end product. This new panel consists of 120 laminated and framed IBC half-cut cells,

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Trina Solar to Announce 23.39% PERC Solar Cell made with standard fabrication equipment

Trina Solar Co., Ltd. today announced that its State Key Laboratory (SKL) of PV Science and Technology (PVST) has fabricated a PERC cell with 23.39% efficiency solely using standard manufacturing equipment. To their best of their knowledge, this is the highest efficiency confirmed by an ISO/IEC 17025 certified calibration laboratory for such an industrial cell. “Progress in PERC cell manufacturing

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Canadian Solar to Set a 23.81% Conversion Efficiency World Record for N-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 23.81% conversion efficiency for n-type large area multi-crystalline silicon solar cell. The record-setting N-type P5 cell conversion efficiency was recently tested and certified by Germany’s Institute für Solarenergieforschung GmbH (ISFH). This is the third time within a

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A radical approach to harnessing solar energy by Cambridge Design Partnership

Cambridge Design Partnership (CDP) is helping UK company Solivus to bring a remarkable new concept for renewable energy to the market. Credit: Cambridge Design Partnership (CDP) “Solivus had the idea for a freestanding solar panel with high architectural values,” explains James Baker, partner at CDP. “Its CEO, Jo Parker-Swift, wanted to create a product so attractive that people would be happy to

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Ricoh to launch the world’s first solid-state dye-sensitized solar cell modules

Ricoh Company Ltd. has announced the launch of the world’s first solid-state dye-sensitized solar cell (DSSC) modules, the RICOH EH DSSC series. This latest innovation from Ricoh can generate electricity from indoor light and produce new, renewable energy to allow electronics to maintain a charge. In today’s Internet of Things (IoT) society a solution for affordable, renewable energy that can be

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CEA INES and Enel to announce 24.63% efficiency for heterojunction solar cell

2020 gets off to a flying start with a new heterojunction solar cell efficiency record certified of 24.63% total area on M2 wafer. This first in class and outstanding milestone was achieved in partnership between CEA, INES and Enel Green Power. This result is exciting not only for the efficiency figures but also because it was obtained using standard PECVD and PVD layers on Meyer Burgerequipment combined

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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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