Major packaging specialists, Borealis and Borouge are sponsoring the Agoria Solar Team in the 2019 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia, while using their ‘Quentys’ portfolio of PV module encapsulant materials on the roof of the solar race car.
India-based PV module and materials specialist RenewSys has has become the first Indian company to receive UL approval and commercialize its Polyolefin Elastomeric (POE) encapsulant. ‘CONSERV E 360 (POE)’, has been specially developed to combine the advantages of TPO as well to provide an effective solution to Potential Induced Degradation (PID).
PV encapsulant films are crucial in the protection and long-term functionality of solar collection cells in PV modules. Dow's Andrew Yen discusses how choosing an alternative to EVA can lead to greater performance, improved yield and happier asset owners.