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15 Jul Fronius changes

Fronius manufacturer will adjust its product portfolio by the end of 2015. In connection with the introduction of new generation of inverters, types Fronius IG and Fronius IG TL will be removed from the production in December 2015 including relevant accessories. ...

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03 Jul ZNshine removed from EU minimum price

Chinese PV module producer ZNshine is set to be removed from the EU minimum price (MIP) agreement. European Commission documents, issued today, reveal that modules were incorrectly labeled as having come from a third country, when in fact they had been produced in China.  Read...

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03 Jul Canadian Solar upgrades PV module warranties

Canadian Solar has upgraded PV module warranties on both its multicrystalline and high-end monocrystalline product offerings. Canadian Solar said that it was guaranteeing a lower first-year power output degradation of less than 2.5% on all its multicrystalline modules with degradation levels in year two to year...

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17 Jun PERC Solar Cell Technology Gaining Ground

Passivated emitter rear contact (PERC) technology increases conversion efficiency by adding a dielectric passivation layer at the rear side of the cell (shown as the yellow layer in the image below). Higher efficiency levels in standard cell architectures are limited by the tendency for photogenerated...

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