12 Jul '11, 7am

Suntech Unveils Pluto and Mono/Multi Hybrid Modules: Suntech (NYSE: STP), the world's largest solar module man...

Suntech Unveils Pluto and Mono/Multi Hybrid Modules: Suntech (NYSE: STP), the world's largest solar module man...

Suntech (NYSE: STP), the world's largest solar module manufacturer just launched two new products. Their first Pluto product in the U.S.-- a 245 watt multicrystalline panel and A 290 watt mono/multi hybrid panel Suntech’s Pluto cell processing technology uses a metallization process that reduces shading on the cell surface and allows cells to absorb more sunlight. The front surface metallization process creates grid contacts thinner than 30 microns wide using copper rather than silver. Suntech claims that the product provides two to five percent higher energy yields in the field compared to traditional screen printed technology due to superior spectral response. Suntech targets 200 megawatts of Pluto shipments in 2011. The Pluto design is based on the PERL (passivated emitter with rear locally diffused) technology developed at Australia's University of New South Wales, whe...

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Mitsubishi Joins The Crowd, Unveils Solar Charging Station At HQ

Mitsubishi Joins The Crowd, Unveils Solar Charg...

greencarreports.com 11 Jul '11, 10pm

Solar powered electric-car charging facility, Mitsubishi headquarters, Cypress, CA Enlarge Photo It's moving from an innov...