PV and energy storage

How to choose the right single-phase and three-phase string inverters for your solar system?

Choosing the right single-phase or three-phase string inverters for your solar system is crucial to ensure optimal performance and efficiency. Here are some factors to consider when making your selection: System Size: Evaluate the size and capacity of your solar system. Single-phase string inverters are typically suitable for smaller residential or small-scale commercial installations, while …

How to choose the right single-phase and three-phase string inverters for your solar system? Read More »

GoodWe eyes potential of Europe’s C&I storage market

Dynamic electricity tariffs are bringing new dynamics to Europe’s C&I storage landscape. The development is catching the interest of big inverter manufacturers, who are shifting their focus increasingly toward C&I storage. At the continent’s largest solar and storage trade show, The Smarter E, held in Munich recently held in Munich, pv magazine caught up with Ron Shen, …

GoodWe eyes potential of Europe’s C&I storage market Read More »

Chinese researchers build kesterite solar cell with certified efficiency of 14.2%

A group of researchers led by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has fabricated a kesterite (CZTSSe) solar cell that achieved a maximum power conversion efficiency of 14.6% and a certified efficiency of 14.2%. “The performance of kesterite solar cells is mainly limited by the defect-induced charge loss,” the research’s corresponding author, Qingbo Meng, told pv magazine. “We …

Chinese researchers build kesterite solar cell with certified efficiency of 14.2% Read More »

JinkoSolar hits highest conversion efficiency with 182 mm TOPCon module

JinkoSolar has announced a new conversion efficiency record for its 182 mm N-type TOPCon solar module. TÜV SÜD said that it achieved a conversion efficiency of 25.42%. “This further reinforces our confidence that N-type TOPCon technology is the most competitive technology choice for sustainability and, as a result, has substantial growth potential,” said the Chinese …

JinkoSolar hits highest conversion efficiency with 182 mm TOPCon module Read More »

JA Solar takes top spot on WoodMac’s list of PV module manufacturers

Wood Mackenzie has released its PV module manufacturer rankings for 2023. The company said it evaluated 30 manufacturers on nine criteria: manufacturing experience, manufacturing capacity, vertical integration, capacity utilization rates, technology maturity, R&D, financial conditions, adherence to environmental social governance (ESG) and corporate social responsibility (CSR), and availability of third-party certifications. JA Solar grabbed the top spot in the …

JA Solar takes top spot on WoodMac’s list of PV module manufacturers Read More »

How can the inverter manage high-temperature conditions effectively

As the scorching summer approaches, it’s common for users to assume that the intense sunlight will lead to higher power generation in photovoltaic power stations. However, the reality is more nuanced. The power output of a photovoltaic system depends on various factors, with irradiance and ambient temperature being among the most crucial. While summer brings …

How can the inverter manage high-temperature conditions effectively Read More »

Longi announces 27.30% efficiency for heterojunction back contact solar cell

Chinese solar module manufacturer Longi has achieved a power conversion efficiency of 27.30% for an HBC solar cell. Germany’s Institute for Solar Energy Research (ISFH) has confirmed the result. The new efficiency record beats the previous world record of 27.09%, which was also set by Longi at the end of last year. At the time, Longi said the result was …

Longi announces 27.30% efficiency for heterojunction back contact solar cell Read More »

Rooftop solar demand outpacing EU member states readiness, says report

EU member states must play catch up to the growth and demand for rooftop solar or risk the area’s solar potential not being realised, according to a new report from the Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe. CAN Europe’s Rooftop Solar PV Comparison Update builds on its 2022 report into the EU’s rooftop solar market and …

Rooftop solar demand outpacing EU member states readiness, says report Read More »

Scroll to Top