Hevel Group have provided specialised semi-flexible heterojunction cell-based laminates to a solar electric catamaran that is planning a 5000 km long journey across Russia.

Hevel Group have provided specialised semi-flexible heterojunction cell-based laminates to a solar electric catamaran that is planning a 5000 km long journey across Russia.

Russia-based integrated PV manufacturer Hevel Group have provided specialised semi-flexible heterojunction cell-based laminates to a solar electric catamaran that is planning a 5000 km long journey across Russia. 

Hevel Group, which is owned by Russia’s Renova Group, which has switched production from amorphous silicon thin-film technology to high efficiency silicon heterojunction (HJ) technology that has achieved cell conversion efficiencies of 22.8%, designed and assembled the modules for the catamaran at its R&D centre in Saint Petersburg.

The catamaran has 9 kW solar system to power the boat, which will make a series of stops on its trip that includes 40 cities in 20 Russian regions, according to the company.

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