Trina Solar Announces New World Record For Module Power Output

Posted by SI Staff on December 31, 2014 No Comments
Categories : Products & Technology

Trina Solar Ltd. says that its Honey Plus multicrystalline silicon PV module reached a new power output record of 324.5Wp, a new world record for the power output from a high-efficiency multicrystalline silicon PV module.

Independently certified by TUV Rheinland, this result marks a new world record for a multicrystalline silicon module composed of 60 high-efficiency Honey Plus multicrystalline silicon cells (156�156mm2) produced with advanced technologies, including back surface passivation and local back surface field, which were developed by Trina Solar and are currently in pilot production.

The company recently set a world record for its Honey Plus p-type PERC cell, which reached an efficiency of 20.76%, as independently confirmed by Germany's Fraunhofer ISE CalLab.

Trina Solar has set four new world records in 2014 for p-type PERC cells and modules. These include large-area p-type silicon substrates of 21.40% for monocrystalline and 20.76% for multicrystalline silicon solar cells, as well as new peak power output records for commercial PV modules of 335.2Wp for monocrystalline and 324.5Wp for multicrystalline silicon solar cells.

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