Supplier profile: LONGi – the highest level of efficiency

Every now and then we present our suppliers and partners in series on our blog. Today we would like to present the world market leader and pioneer in terms of monocrystalline solar cells – the module manufacturer LONGi Solar. Since 2018 we have the modules of the manufacturer in our portfolio, who have been focusing on monocrystalline silicon wafers for more than 19 years. Today the company is one of the world’s leading manufacturers in this field. (more…)

Supplier profile: GoodWe – largest manufacturer of hybrid inverter

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…)

Our 2020 annual highlights – this time virtual

These are no doubt special times that we are currently experiencing. Instead of being in the middle of preparations for upcoming trade fairs over the past few weeks, such as the Intersolar Europe in Munich, many companies have been switching to a virtual alternative to highlight and present their products and topics of the year. We have done the same at IBC SOLAR. What will this look like? We have created an innovative platform for our customers that not only presents the highlights, but also gives an interesting insight of the future of the industry – over a period of eight weeks. Starting on the 20th July 2020. (more…)

Supplier portrait: Stäubli Electrical Connectors – Small components. Big impact.

Every so often we present one of our suppliers and partners on our blog.This time, we are introducing Stäubli, long-term partner of IBC SOLAR and world market leader in the field of photovoltaik connectors. The Swiss group Stäubli was founded in 1892 and is active worldwide. In addition to coupling, robotics and textile solutions,the company is also well known in the photovoltaic industry due to its high-quality plug connections for photovoltaic modules. Stäubli has already networked over 300 GW with their solutions. A remarkable number. And we at IBC SOLAR can now look back on more than 20 years of partnership with Stäubli (formerly Multi-Contact)! (more…)