The exceptional year of 2020 – the IBC SOLAR annual review

A lot has happened in 2020. The fact is, as for many others, it was an exciting year for the solar industry. Now that Christmas is fast approaching, it is once again time for us to review everything and look back. Here you can read our highlights from 2020. (more…)

Supplier profile: GoodWe – an ambitious company from the Far East

In our blog series, we regularly present profiles of IBC SOLAR’s partners. Since this year, GoodWe has also been part of the series. Founded in 2010, the company has developed to a leading expert in research and manufacture of PV inverters and energy storage solutions. Over the last ten years, GoodWe has achieved many successes and received numerous awards. The highlight so far was announced in spring 2020, when Wood Mackenzie named the company the number one  global supplier of hybrid inverters. We at IBC SOLAR have had the products of the Chinese manufacturer in our portfolio since July of this year and are very pleased to have this innovative partner at our side.  (more…)

Modules & mounting systems: The right combination matters

Module damage on the roof is unquestionably annoying and can quickly become stressful. It is small consolation when the product guarantees are still effective and one can in theory call the manufacturers to get everything done. It actually sounds pretty simple. Unfortunately, practice shows that the manufacturers of the various components sometimes do not agree which guarantees should apply to which product. Discussions are inevitable in these situations. The new combation warranty from IBC SOLAR provides a remedy here and allows stress-free processing in the event of damage.  (more…)

Hybrid inverters conquer the market

Everyone is currently talking about hybrid inverters, i.e. the combination of photovoltaic and battery inverters. No wonder, because they offer decisive advantages. These devices are particularly efficient, flexible and combine two essential products of a photovoltaic system –   the inverter and the solar battery. Conversely, for the user this means that both space and costs are saved and, of course, less installation work is required. Another plus point of these combination devices is the possibility of a back-up function in case of an emergency. (more…)

Tougher than any everyday life – PV module testing

At IBC SOLAR, we have placed our main focus on quality. For many years now, IBC SOLAR has been subjecting every module in its portfolio to rigorous, multi-stage quality tests. In this case, we have gone even one step further and test our modules in conjunction with our assembly systems. Only this way, can we guarantee maximum safety and the best possible quality. Where do these tests take place? In the new PV test laboratory SUNLAB. (more…)