Visit to the IBC SOLAR test facility III: Performance measurement

A walk through our test facility allows you to immerse yourself in the history of photovoltaics. Modules from many generations, some already a decade and a half old, show how technology has changed. Guest author and product manager René Schüler presents special test objects in a blog series and provides background knowledge to cell technologies and typical ageing effects. Using thermographic images, he looks into the interior of the modules in the last part of our series. (more…)

IBC SOLAR Energy at REI Renewable Energy India Expo

IBC SOLAR Energy participated in REI Expo held during 18-20th September 2018 at Greater Noida, a satellite town close to New Delhi, India. IBC SOLAR’s booth was located inside the German Pavilion. Situated next to Indo German Energy Forum booth it had the opportunity of good visibility in the sprawling hall no. 14. (more…)

4th Premium Partner Summit: Hot tires in Valencia

The Spanish solar sector is said to be on rebirth as Spain’s solar demand grew by 145% in 2017. Most of the newly installed capacity of 135 MW was built in self-consumption and off-grid projects. The Iberian Peninsula is also an important market for us again. Therefore our 4th Regional Partner Summit was held in Valencia. (more…)

New module technologies: LHS, half-cut, MBB

The terms Light Harvesting Strings (LHS), half-cut (HC) cells and multi-busbar (MBB) are constantly appearing in the current discussion on photovoltaic modules. They promise higher yields and higher efficiencies. Our guest author René Schüler explains what this is all about. (more…)

Visit to the IBC SOLAR test facility II: Visual error images

A walk through our test facility allows you to immerse yourself in the history of photovoltaics. Modules from many generations, some already a decade and a half old, show how technology has changed. Guest author and product manager René Schüler presents special test objects in a blog series and provides background knowledge to cell technologies and typical ageing effects. In the second part of our series he presents delamination, snail traces and yellowing. (more…)