Products Showcase

PV EXPO Japan 2017: 3% Efficiency gain with the new “half-cut cell” solar PV modules – Blue Liu, Manager Shanghai Quality Department at BYD

Today, in our special coverage of PV EXPO Japan 2017 held recently in Tokyo, we present you our exclusive talk to Blue Liu, Manager Shanghai Quality Department at BYD about their new “half-cut cell” solar PV modules which ensure at least 3% higher output comparing to the standard modules.  

Onyx Solar Receives Contract for World’s Largest PV Skylight

Onyx Solar won a contract to supply 60,000 square feet of semi-transparent photovoltaic glass for Somerset Development’s Bell Works Complex in Holmdel, New Jersey. The project is part of the complete revitalization of the two-million-square-foot former Bell Labs facility into a mixed-use “metroburb” community. Originally designed by Eero Saarinen, the building’s existing glass will be replaced […]

Building Four Green Dreams of Wang Chuanfu in the Middle East & Africa – Exclusive talk to Tom Zhao, General Manager of Global Sales Solar at BYD

Today in our Exclusive Coverage of WFES 2017 for SolarPV.TV & WFES TV in partnership with MESIA, we present our talk to Tom Zhao, General Manager of Global Sales Solar at BYD. Tom shares with us the company’s vision on how BYD is going to build its founder Wang Chuanfu four green dreams in the Middle […]

CleanTech Disruption News: Tesla Opens World’s Largest Battery Plant in California

Tesla cut the ribbon on a massive battery storage facility in the Southern California desert, 60 miles east of Los Angeles on Monday. The Powerpack project, a joint venture with local electricity provider, Southern California Edison (SCE), will support grid operation during peak hours and improve the integration of renewable energy resources. “This project is exactly in line with […]

NEXTracker Launches the Industry’s 1st Solar Tracker Plus Storage Solution

NEXTracker, a Flex company, announced today it has launched an innovative solar plus energy-storage solution for U.S. and international markets. NX Fusion Plus integrates the latest, best-in-class solar tracker, battery, inverter, and software to deliver better return on investment to owners of solar power plants. By incorporating battery storage technology into its product, NEXTracker is further increasing […]

SolPad™: The Future of Sustainable Personalized Energy Has Arrived

SunCulture Solar Inc. announces the launch of SolPad™, a new series of disruptive energy products designed to be the most advanced integrated-home or offgrid solar energy products in the world. The SolPad’s integrated solar panel combines multiple patented technologies into a single beautiful device, including breakthrough battery storage, an innovative inverter system and intelligent software […]

First Solar Series Five Advanced Thin Film PV Module Overview

First Solar’s advanced Series 5 solar modules provide the next generation of thin film solar technology. The new Series 5 advanced thin film solar modules deliver faster installation, extensive compatibility and a higher return on investment for long-term owners. Series 5 PV modules have a demonstrated performance advantage over conventional crystalline silicon solar of up […]

Fraunhofer CSE Demonstrates Commercial-Ready Plug And Play PV Systems

The Fraunhofer USA Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) successfully demonstrated two installations of Plug and Play PV (photovoltaic solar) systems at its “2016 Demo Day. “Plug and Play PV Systems are easy to install, easy to inspect for code compliance, and can participate in electronic Permitting, Inspection and Interconnection (ePI&I) processes. The vision for […]

KACO new energy introduces the blueplanet gridsave 1000 TL3 bi-directional battery inverter

KACO new energy is opening up a whole new dimension with the blueplanet gridsave 1000 TL3: a storage solution in the megawatt-class. The unit assists utility companies, distribution grid operators, EPCs and large companies to balance energy generation and consumption on the power grid. The blueplanet gridsave 1000 TL3 is a bidirectional battery inverter with […]

Array Technologies and BayWa r.e. Join Forces to Implement Solar Pipeline Exceeding 1 Gigawatt

Array Technologies, Inc. (ATI), the global leader in tracking systems, and world class renewable energy company, BayWa r.e., have entered into a master supply agreement to drive execution on over one gigawatt of solar trackers for delivery to projects in the United States and Mexico. The agreement was signed between the parties during Green Power […]

Another Tesla Powerwall challenger: xStorage by Nissan

Following its incredible success Tesla Powerwall has another challenger as automaker Nissan unveiled a new home energy-storage system called xStorage. The new system introduced by Nissan essentially underscores a home battery which can be connected to a residential power supply. Announcing the xStorage home energy-storage device, Nissan said that the home battery has been made […]

Tesla Model S, 3 and X at Gigafactory 1

Go behind-the-scenes with Motor Trend at the world’s first photo shoot of the full line of Tesla vehicles. We have Tesla’s entire range of S3Xy electric vehicles, from the refreshed Model S, to the all-new $35,000 Model 3, to the first-ever Model X SUV – all at Tesla’s ginormous Gigafactory battery production center in Sparks, […]

Heterojunction Technology (HJT) by Meyer Burger

Solar cells, based on heterojunction technology are cells based on an already known cell principle, which is yet being used industrially by only one company. Since 2008, Meyer Burger is cooperating with the University of Neuchatel, Switzerland, in order to further develop this cell concept, and has developed the corresponding heterojunction cell manufacturing systems.  The […]

JinkoSolar presents Eagle Black solar module series

Juan Carlos Gonzales, Senior Technical Manager at JinkoSolar presents SolarPV.TV viewers their new Eagle Black solar module series. The Eagle Black series consists of all black poly modules, available in 60-cell and 72-cell versions, with maximum outputs of 280watts and 330watts respectively. The Eagle Black is one of the most powerful and aesthetically pleasing all-black […]

Tesla Powerwall – the impact of the brand

Ben Robinson, Business Development Manager, BayWa RE Solar Systems introduces Tesla Powerwall a home battery that charges using electricity generated from solar panels, or when utility rates are low, and powers your home in the evening. It also fortifies your home against power outages by providing a backup electricity supply. Automated, compact and simple to […]

Solar PVT (Hybrid Solar Thermal / PV panels) by Dual Sun, Jerome Mouterde, Founder & CEO

In our Product Showcase, Jerome Mouterde, CEO at Dual Sun presents their Solar PVT (Hybrid Solar Thermal / PV panels). The DualSun solar panel is an advanced hybrid solar (PV-T) technology that produces simultaneously electricity (photovoltaic) and hot water (solar thermal). The patented and award-winning technology offers a competitive and powerful energy solution that will […]

Optimum Tracker – The smart solar tracking

The 3rd generation trackers designed by Optimum Tracker are connected to be smarter: a bright Opti-SkyControl and a powerful Opti-Monitoring. The sky mapping performed by the Opti-sky Sensor© and powerful algorithms allow a real-time optimization of the tracking, following the sky’s brightness variations and increasing the efficiency by up to 2%. Opti-Monitoring is the in-house […]

Simple but robust – Optimum Tracker

Thierry Bodiot, VP Europe, Middle East, Africa at Optimum Tracker presents their “simple but robust” technology which can increase the output of utility-scale solar PV power plants up to 30% compared to fixed structures. Optimum Tracker features some unique innovation protected by three patents and you can learn about it from this interesting interview with […]

JinkoMX – JinkoSolar Smart Modules optimized by Maxim Integrated

In our today’s Product Showcase, Paulo Tusa, Europe BDM at Maxim Integrated presents JinkoSolar MX Smart Modules optimized by his company. Thanks to optimization on a cell-string level, these Smart Modules don’t lose performance because of shade, clouds or unfavorable building orientation. This advantage increases electricity generation by up to 20% over standard solar modules. Please also watch a […]

Multi-Contact MC4 PV connector assembly video

  The video presents assembly process of Multi-Contact MC4 PV connector, a flagship connector within the solar PV industry. It features: Snap-in locking Locking by safety lock clip PV-SSH4 in accordance with NEC 2011, can be released only with tool Proven MULTILAM technology with high long-term stability, which ensures consistently low performance loss throughout the entire […]

JinkoSolar’s Eagle Dual

Juan Carlos Gonzales, Senior Technical Manager at JinkoSolar presents SolarPV.TV viewers their new Eagle Dual module. Eagle Dual is by far the most efficient dual glass module on the market. It is available in 60-cell and 72-cell, offering average outputs of up to 275watts and 320 watt respectively, with a maximum efficiency of 16.54%; 5 watts […]

2016? Another great year for Multi-Contact and the whole solar industry

Diana Dehm at Sustainability News & Entertainment, our host at Solar Power International in Anaheim speaks to Eric Ast, Head of Global Business Development Photovoltaics at Multi-Contact how does he see a solar business in the year 2016 and beyond.  By recently introducing MC4-EVO 2, the only PV connector internationally certified with IEC, UL, JET and cTÜVus,  Multi-Contact is confident about another successful year for the company in […]

Coveme EBFoil

Backcontact is a winning solution and, integrated with the latest generation photovoltaic modules (MWT, EWT and IBC), represents the beginning of a new technological era in the photovoltaics industry. This technology significantly reduces production costs through high-efficiency cells and land innovative module production process. The automation of the production process reduces near to zero the […]