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May 17, 2019
Press REC To Get 380 Watts From Your Solar Panels

Press REC To Get 380 Watts From Your Solar Panels

At Intersolar Europe, the REC Group showed off its new Alpha Series 380 watt solar panel. This is now the most powerful 60 cell panel in the world. REC have got a patent over the panel design and its radical cell technology. If they can make enough of them at a good price, a lot of REC will be going on roofs.
May 13, 2019
Longi Stretches Panel Output To 450 Watts

Longi Stretches Panel Output To 450 Watts

Chinese PV maker Longi Solar has exceeded 450 watts output on its 72 cell bifacial half cut monocrystalline PERC panel. That's a bit of a mouthful, but being a “bifacial” panel means that it has “two sides” or “two faces”. This result was reached from what we call the “front side”, so it is a very impressive result.
May 11, 2019
Trina Solar panels are now on the roof at Brisbane Airport

Brisbane Puts Trina On Australia’s Largest Airport Solar

Trina Solar panels are now on the roof at Brisbane Airport, with a new 5.725MW solar system. It is in fact the largest solar install at an Australian airport so far. In total, 20,937 panels are in use on the project.
May 2, 2019
Jinko Solar Does It 5 Years In A Row

Jinko Solar 5 Years In A Row Scoops Award For Mono Panels

In April 2019, Jinko Solar got its fifth award in five years at the All Quality Matters Solar Congress 2019. TÜV Rheinland is the body that has held this since 2014. The award was for PV Module Yield Simulation for mono panels. So Jinko Solar powers on!
April 26, 2019
Bed Bath & Beyond 21MW SunPower

US Bed Bath & Beyond, SunPower – Happy 10th ‘BBBearthday’

Bed Bath & Beyond (BB&B) and SunPower first came together in 2010. At that time, BB&B's main office in Union, NJ, got a 1.2MW PV solar system. Nearly ten years later, and after installing more than 21MW at its 41 sites over 6 states, they want more. This time, a 500kW system again at the firm’s head office.
February 12, 2019
Jinko Solar on the rise

Jinko Solar on the rise, posts 24.2% efficiency for their N type Mono cell

SHANGHAI, Jan. 25, 2019. One of the world’s big guns in solar has again set yet another record. Its hard to keep up these days as there are now so many new records coming and going! In this instance, Jinko Solar claims that it has also reached a new level for PV cell efficiency.