The PV industry has recently witnessed the launch of a new wave of high-efficiency, high-power modules incorporating state-of-the-art technology. As China and other countries around the world embrace grid parity, modules with higher conversion efficiency and output are becoming increasingly favoured by the market.
GCL System Integration Technology (GCL-SI), leading global solar cell manufacturer and developer has obtained IEC certification from technical service provider TÜV Rheinland for its GCL-P6/72 Multi-Busbar (MBB) module.
The Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed the world’s first full-sized Interdigitated Back Contact (IBC) bifacial solar module using International Solar Energy Research Center (ISC) Konstanz, ‘ZEBRA’ solar cells.
In the second and final installment of his blog from SNEC in China, Finlay Colville continues to extrapolate a snapshot of the global PV industry from what he saw there and how it all fits into wider trends and realities of the market today.
Solar Intelligence analyst Finlay Colville reports back from SNEC in Shanghai, which finished yesterday. In the first installment of a two-part blog, he draws on his extensive knowledge and analysis of the global PV market to put his findings into the context of wider trends.