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Trina Solar Introduces Duomax Twin Bifacial PERC Module

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 11, 2017

China-based PV manufacturer Trina Solar Ltd. has announced the launch of its bifacial module Duomax Twin. According to the company, the new solution integrates Trina Solar’s high-efficiency bifacial PERC cell and Duomax module technology. Duomax Twin generates power from both [Read More]

Yaskawa – Solectria Solar And Sunworks Partner On Inverters

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 05, 2017

Yaskawa – Solectria Solar, a U.S. commercial PV inverter manufacturer, has announced a partnership with solar systems provider Sunworks. Sunworks will install co-branded PVI 50/60TL transformerless three-phase string inverters, which are a part of Yaskawa – Solectria Solar’s commercial string [Read More]

Consortium Moves Closer Toward Mass Production Of IBC Cells

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 05, 2017

China-based panel manufacturer Yingli Solar says it has produced interdigitated back contact (IBC) n-type solar cells based on six-inch wafers at an industrial pilot line within just three months by adopting the new production process co-developed by Dutch research center [Read More]

SoCalGas Touts Potential Benefits Of Power-To-Gas Energy Storage

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 03, 2017

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) says new research on power-to-gas technology shows the technique holds the ability to dramatically increase the use of intermittent renewable energy. The finding came out of ongoing research conducted at the University of California, Irvine [Read More]

The Top 10 PV Tracker Suppliers Of 2016

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on March 30, 2017

IHS Markit analysts reveal which leading tracker companies reigned supreme or lost market share, as well as provide an outlook for the future.

REC Launches All-Black TwinPeak 2 Series Solar Modules

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 29, 2017

Panel maker REC has kicked off commercial production of its new REC TwinPeak 2 BLK2 series, an all-black variant of the REC TwinPeak 2 series launched in January. REC says that through the implementation of its proprietary cell technology, the [Read More]

IDT Unveils New Arc Fault Detector For Solar Installations

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 29, 2017

California-based Integrated Device Technology Inc. (IDT) has introduced a new, single-chip photovoltaic DC arc fault detector to help protect against fire hazards in solar power systems. According to the company, the new ZNRG2061 is a system-on-chip (SoC) built around IDT’s [Read More]

Danfoss To Set Up Power Module Shop In N.Y., Partner With GE

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 28, 2017

Danfoss Silicon Power (DSP), a unit of the Denmark-based Danfoss Group, has announced it is establishing U.S. production of silicon-carbide (SiC) power modules in Utica, N.Y., and entering into a collaboration with industrial giant General Electric (GE). The SiC power [Read More]

Elon Musk: Tesla Will Start Taking Solar Roof Tile Orders In April

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 27, 2017

Tesla will start taking orders for its new solar roof tiles in April, according to company CEO Elon Musk. Rather than issue an official announcement, however, the billionaire entrepreneur confirmed the plans in response to a question about the solar [Read More]

National Lab Research Could Pave Way For Novel Solar Cells

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 27, 2017

Solar cells and photodetectors could soon be made from new types of materials based on semiconductor quantum dots, thanks to new insights based on ultrafast measurements capturing real-time photoconversion processes, according to the Los Alamos National Laboratory. “Our latest ultrafast [Read More]