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Understanding & benefiting from the rapid shift to larger PV panel sizes for utility-scale projects

Jun 24, 2020

In this TechTalk, JA Solar maps a path to lowering the Levelized Cost of Electricity (LCOE) of utility-scale PV power plants, through a greater understanding of the choices available in the era of multiple large-area solar panels with peak power ratings ranging from 400Wp to above 500Wp. JA also introduces its highest performing large-area PV panel series, DEEPBLUE 3.0, which integrates a number of key technologies to provide power outputs of over 525Wp.

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Introducing Tiger PRO, the world’s first 580 Wp solar panel for utility scale projects

Jun 08, 2020

In this TechTalk Product Series Webinar, JinkoSolar presents its tiling ribbon TR technology for the new high-end Tiger Pro series on June 8th, pressing ahead with plans to shift to a 500+ Wp range. As the first 580Wp utility solar panel, boasting an efficiency of 21.6%, Tiger PRO has been described as the world’s most powerful commercialised panel.

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Top-Performing PV Modules: 2020 PV Module Reliability Scorecard

May 28, 2020

In this TechTalk, Tristan Erion-Lorico, head of PV module business at PV Evolution Labs (PVEL), will share 2020's top-performing PV modules and discuss key findings from PVEL’s PQP testing, with a special focus on the performance of bifacial PV modules. Dr. Dana Olson, global solar segment leader at DNV GL will offer an analysis of trends in PV module quality and discuss how PVEL’s test data is used by DNV GL as part of a module useful life analysis. Mark Osborne of PV Tech will also join the webinar to cover his top highlights from the 2020 Scorecard as compared to the previous editions.

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Spring-cleaning your solar park? Why not boost its energy output too with DSM’s Retrofit AR

May 27, 2020

This TechTalk Product Series will cover everything from the science behind DSM’s turnkey Retrofit AR coating to industrial-scale use cases done in Germany, Italy, and the Czech Republic. Also, the practical application process and all other aspects of this turnkey service in detail, from pre-inspection and business case definition to full data analysis of the plant, pre- and post-application. Finally, DSM will share the outcomes of two recent bankability reports: an in-depth cleaning study by DSM and a performance study by TÜV Rheinland.

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DSM Retrofit AR coating – profitable, reliable, bankable!

Mar 26, 2020

In this webinar, Jörn Brembach, Commercial Manager Europe at DSM Advanced Solar, will outline the key features of the Retrofit AR coating, its durable technology, and its application process. Importantly, he will also share the results from industrial-scale use cases in Germany, Italy, and the Czech Republic. Jörn will also address the service’s bankability and explain which solar parks could benefit most from the coating. Jörn will be joined by Andrea Viaro, JinkoSolar’s Head of Technical Service and Product Management Europe, who will elaborate on the tests JinkoSolar has undertaken to ensure product warranties on its modules are not affected. Finally, Diego Molina, Innovation Manager at WiseEnergy, will discuss the coating’s impact and application from an asset management perspective, explaining how WiseEnergy evaluated the product on smaller PV power plants and why the company also decided to apply it to larger-capacity plants. Diego will also benchmark this solution against other repowering options available on the market.

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Understanding bifacial’s true potential: technology innovation and technical bankability of bifacial PV projects

Oct 07, 2019

Jinko Solar’s Head of Technical Services Europe, Andrea Viaro, will discuss the award-winning Swan bifacial module with transparent backsheet from DuPont, its features, benefits and differences vs. standard glass-glass modules. Jinko Solar’s new bifacial technology innovations will also be highlighted, specifically covering profitability in deployment at utility-scale PV power plants. Andrea will be joined by Dr. Lars Podlowski, Executive board member of PI Berlin and Director Global Technical Services, who will give a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of bifacial PV technology, with a special focus on benefits and risks industry buyers and investors should pay attention to. Stéphane Lebeau, Senior PV Engineer of DNV GL, will discuss bankability improvement for bifacial technology. Webinar Content: Gain a comprehensive introduction to bifacial PV modules, looking in detail at the different financial benefits and extra yield potential; Understand the impact of bifacial modules on the LCOE of a project: calculation of the higher energy generation levels for different environmental conditions and installation setups; Learn more about the bifacial product roadmap from one of the most innovative companies in the PV industry – the SWAN bifacial module and other innovative projects that are still to be launched in 2019 by Jinko Solar

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Floatovoltaics (Floating Solar) – the state of play and technical challenges

May 29, 2019

This webinar was presented by Mr. Philip Napier-Moore, Renewables Programme Leader, Asia Pacific of Mott MacDonald Ltd Key points: - Floating solar is now becoming a mainstream option for developers - Costs are falling and installations becoming ever larger - Technical challenges differ from ground-mounted plants, and require special attention Five key questions that will be addressed by the webinar: - What key milestones has the floating solar industry now reached? - What new opportunities does this progress unlock? - How can we design against natural hazards affecting floating projects? - What additional PV module quality requirements apply? - What other risks and considerations do you need to considered?

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Ultra-high performance panels in the utility scale projects in the European markets – the importance of durability, reliability and innovation in reducing the LCOE and maximizing the IRR

May 13, 2019

Presented by Andrea Viaro, Head of Technical Service Europe from Jinko Solar, the initiative partner of this webinar, as he outlines the key features and benefits of using ultra high performance modules. Viaro discusses how Jinko Solar’s new technology innovations impact the LCOE and IRR of the PV utility-scale power plants. Viaro is joined by Athanasios Bakalis, Group Technical Director and Nikos Sokos, General Manager MEA and Central Asia of METKA EGN, who presents a currently announced 300MW project in Spain, that will be fully powered by Jinko’s Cheetah modules and will deliberate potential cost benefits and risk assessment of the utility scale projects and what drove METKA EGN to choose Jinko’s ultra-high efficiency modules. Ruben Ron Head of Section Solar Iberia and LATAM for DNV GL, also joined the webinar to discuss an impact of the reliability and bankability of solar panels and how world-class best practices in manufacturing and upholding stringent quality standards, coupled with the use of field-proven components can help protect solar investments?

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Minimizing LCOE and maximizing IRR with Jinko Solar new Cheetah series

Oct 11, 2018

Driven by the rapid industry transformation, continuous technology evolution and increasingly complex market demands of the solar landscape in recent years, JinkoSolar has utilized its technical leadership to create cutting-edge technologies of tomorrow. Presented for the first time during SNEC 2018 in Shanghai, JinkoSolar Cheetah module is commercially mass-produced monofacial module, bringing the industry into the new age of PV 4.0. Cheetah series has created a new benchmark for ultra-high performing modules with its industry leading performance in metrics such as output, limited degradation, shade tolerance, and durability.

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1.5 axis PV tracking for lower LCOE & to open new applications

Sep 17, 2018

This webinar includes the following content: What makes HeliosLite's 1.5 axis PV tracker unique | How it improves profitability for developers and installers | What markets does it open to tracking solutions

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Bi-facial PV modules: Technology, application and field data

Jun 15, 2018

This webinar includes the following content: Bi-facial technology and advantages, Field data, Presentation of the optimized installation methods, Applications: calculation of the yield benefit for different environmental conditions and installation types and Introduction to JA Solar company and bifacial products

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Levelized Cost of Electricity of PV- Large Scale Plants with JinkoModules Technologies

May 30, 2018

The present study analyses the levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) of PV utility-scale power plants in the first quarter of 2018. It compares different Jinko modules technologies and shows their future developments till 2020 based on technology and market scenarios.

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Enhancing quality control in PV Cell production by implementing industry 4.0 design features

Mar 13, 2018

The Industry 4.0 principles of distributed continuous data collection and big data analysis are taking hold in China in the context of the Made in China 2025 plan. This webinar looked at how Industry 4.0 and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) can be applied to quality control. 

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The Quality Guide: How to understand the real value of solar modules and their components

Dec 04, 2017

This webinar provides you with better insight into the components of solar PV panels like backsheet and connectors and how these affect the efficiency of modules and therefore the return of investment (ROI). Andrea Viaro from JinkoSolar introduces the newest technology developments, Olivier Haldi from Stabuli Electrical Connectors will explain why connectors and cabling really matter, and Lucie Garreau-Iles from DuPont will show you how to make the right choices, based on real field data.

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Solar PV Technology & Manufacturing Landscape in 2017

Nov 11, 2016

With the solar PV industry currently going through an abrupt overcapacity cycle, and component prices fluctuating rapidly as a consequence, understanding exactly what this means for capacity utilization, expansions, upgrades and advanced technology market-share gains, is critical.

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