Blog series ‘Quality inspection for modules’ part II: In the water bath

The Ironman for photovoltaic panels takes place every day in our own quality control laboratory.  After all: We only offer the very best IBC SOLAR modules! In order to receive this distinction, the panels must pass a series of endurance tests. In the second article in the series, we will present the insulation resistance test under wet conditions. (more…)

Blog series ‘Quality inspection for modules’ part I: Electroluminescence

The Ironman for photovoltaic modules takes place every day in our own quality control laboratory.  After all: We only offer the very best IBC SOLAR modules! In order to receive this distinction, the modules must pass a series of endurance tests. In the first article of the series, we will present the electroluminescence procedure. (more…)

Buy smart: 7 tips for purchasing future-proof modules

The module markets are starting to move again with the end of the minimum import price (MIP) for Chinese solar modules and under the impact of the current trade conflicts. For installers, this means: On the one hand, they can take a chance on the low prices. On the other hand, they have to take a particularly closer look at the product’s origin and guarantees. We have compiled 7 tips for solar installers for the purchasing of future-proof modules from a trustworthy source. (more…)

How Moroccan fishermen benefit from solar energy

Insecure, loud and sooty – these were the characteristics of the power supply for the fishing village Aftissat in the south of Morocco until about 2 years ago. Now the situation has changed fundamentally thanks to a modernisation campaign by the Moroccan fisheries authority (ONP). Our Moroccan specialist partner SEWT sarl has tackled the problem and developed a photovoltaic-based energy supply for the village. The new solar hybrid system not only provides fishermen with electricity around the clock, but is also environmentally friendly and contributes to the country’s ambitious climate protection targets. (more…)