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Longi presents 24.4%-efficient 660 W HPBC solar panel

Chinese solar module manufacturer Longi has unveiled a new module series based on its proprietary hybrid passivated back contact (HPBC) cell technology. “Longi’s first-generation BC products were primarily positioned for the rooftop market, but the second generation of BC is entirely different,” the company said in a statement. “The Hi-MO 9 panel is mainly positioned for the ground-mounted utility …

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Longi introduces 630 W HPBC photovoltaic modules with 23.3% efficiency

Chinese solar module manufacturer Longi has unveiled a new module series based on its proprietary hybrid passivated back contact (HPBC) cell technology. The company has yet to explain exactly what HPBC is, but it is believed to be an extension of p-type interdigitated back-contact (IBC) technology that combines the structural advantages of PERC, TOPCon, and IBC solar. Additionally, BC …

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Longi releases wafers for TOPCon, heterojunction, back-contact cell tech

Chinese solar module manufacturer Longi Green Energy has unveiled new wafers designed for cell technologies such as tunnel oxide passivated contact (TOPCon), heterojunction (HJT), and back-contact (BC). Wang Yichun, product R&D director for Longi’s wafer division, said that new wafers offer comprehensive platform compatibility, high resistance consistency, and effective impurity absorption as key advantages. The manufacturer said …

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Chinese PV Industry Brief: JinkoSolar achieves 26.4% efficiency for n-type TOPCon solar cell

JinkoSolar has announced a new world record for n-type solar cell efficiency, at 26.4%. The achievement has been confirmed by China’s National Institute of Metrology, making it the seventh time that Jinko has raised the bar for n-type cell efficiency with its tunnel oxide passivated contact (TOPCon) technology. The record surpasses Jinko’s previous achievement of 26.1%, announced …

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Chinese PV Industry Brief: Longi, Shenzhen Energy partner on inverters

Longi has revealed plans to enter the inverter business through a partnership with Shenzhen Energy, while Solarspace has announced plans to open a 16 GW cell factory in Anhui province. Longi and Shenzhen Energy have set up a joint venture to open an inverter factory in Xuzhou, Jiangsu province. The two companies will invest CNY 5.3 billion ($791 …

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Longi’s heterojunction solar cell hits 26.5%

  Image: Longi Chinese PV module maker Longi has achieved a power conversion efficiency of 26.5% for an n-type heterojunction (HJT) solar cell based on indium and an M6 wafer. It said the result has been confirmed by Germany’s Institute for Solar Energy Research Hamelin (ISFH). “Through consistent technological innovation, Longi, the world’s leading solar technology company, has achieved continual breakthroughs …

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The PV Review, Q4 2021: Rising prices, policy uncertainty and new product launches

The PV Review, Q4 2021: Rising prices, policy uncertainty and new product launches Continuing a theme throughout the year, supply chain volatility and rising PV equipment prices pushed the industry towards what some manufacturers in China described as a crisis point, as they coordinated resources to stabilise supply while urging customers to delay projects. The challenges …

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