Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
 
Technology, Computers & IT(Technology)
Filter PR by
  
Panasonic HIT Solar Module Achieves World's Highest Output Temperature Coefficient
 

The achieved temperature coefficient of -0.258%/°C, will increase the conversion efficiency by 46%, thus making them ideal for hot climate regions such as the Middle East

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Panasonic has once again achieved the highest efficiency of solar panels with a temperature coefficient of -0.258%/°C. This coefficient is the world's highest level for a mass-produced solar panel. This time, Panasonic has improved the output temperature coefficient by 0.032 points (from -0.29%/°C) by making improvements to the 'heterojunction technology,' which is a characteristic of the company's 'HIT' solar panel. These temperature characteristics will increase the conversion efficiency at 75°C by 46% in comparison to general silicon products.

According to Panasonic, solar modules are ideal for energy generation in hot climate areas, because their output is not affected as the temperature rises. A general silicon solar cell's output temperature coefficient is -0.50%, which denotes a decline of 0.50% in the conversion efficiency as the module temperature rises by 1°C. Panasonic’s HIT® modules, which boast an improved output temperature coefficient, will almost halve the decline in the conversion efficiency reliably generating power in the summer during which solar cells are known to degrade efficiency.

Mr. Atsushi Karasawa, Sales Director, Eco Solutions Division - PMMAF, commented: “Renewable energy projects are a key component of current developments in the region, and there is substantial new interest and investment from government to foster solar energy. Technology innovation in the solar sector has played an important role in the rapid demand growth for rooftop solar systems in the region, and globally as well. Panasonic has been a forerunner in providing efficient solar solutions for over four decades, and with the new efficiency record, HIT modules offer huge returns for our customers’ investment while supplying reliable power generation.”

Modules are composed of solar cells, i.e., semiconductors, whose conversion efficiency degrades as the temperature rises, thereby reducing the output. The output temperature coefficient indicates the degree of such decline. For instance, at the module temperature anticipated in the summer months (75°C), the conversion efficiency will decrease by 25% in comparison to the environment at 25°C.  Panasonic will continue to work on technology development and mass commercialization with the aim of achieving higher power generation, and improvements in efficiency and reliability.

Posted by : Dubai PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 3721 times
PR Category : Technology
Posted on : Wednesday, June 28, 2017  2:44:00 PM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : Trend Micro Launches New $100 Million Venture Fund
Next Story : LG Technology Allows Modern-Day Self Expression With Creativ...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
SOUQ.com to Launch Half a Million Deals for White Friday 2017 [18001-Views]
Roja Parfums ELYSIUM - Now available at Paris Gallery in UAE [14732-Views]
Give the Gift of Beautiful Hair with SHOW Beauty [14048-Views]
PLAY FOR PEACE, Spread Good Vibes this Christmas [13908-Views]
Runway Dubai Wrapped up an inspiring star studded event with iconic designer, Walid Atalla... [13426-Views]
Celebrating regional artistry, creativity and talent through a passion for makeup at the a... [12481-Views]
FOREO: Futuristic Gifting Ideas [11328-Views]
Six pairs of Emirati siblings marched together at Skyline's 27th Graduation Ceremony [10919-Views]
Infinix Launches Zero 5 in Dubai in Partnership with Souq.com [10577-Views]
TKD Lingerie: New lingerie treats for the holidays [9077-Views]
Stylish automatics from CITIZEN made for the special occasion [9034-Views]
Alessandro International mystifies with its launch event for its Winter Collection [8772-Views]
Tissot Chrono XL - It's time to think big! [8650-Views]
Santa Claus is coming to town on a festive Graham Chronofighter Vintage Nose Art Ltd [8552-Views]
Alpha Assured Assistance (AAA) Loyalty Program to ramp up loyalty landscape in the UAE [7814-Views]
ALWAYS TOP OF THE CHARTS: THE ICONS [7448-Views]
Tub Of Butter Celebrates First Birthday with 1 Dhs Coffee [7180-Views]
Ulysse Nardin Marine Torpilleur Military - The Mark of A Captain [7003-Views]
SAINT HONORE Celebrates the UAE's 46th National Day with a Limited Edition Haussman Quartz [6844-Views]
The Rado True Cyclo - Exclusive watch co-developed with French designer Philippe Nigro [6472-Views]
Dubai RAK Diabetes Center launches Dhs 1 Diabetes screening for residents [6454-Views]
Middle East Food Forum (MEFF) to host its 2nd edition co-located with SIAL Middle East in ... [5508-Views]
Experience the best of Korean beauty with Missha [5411-Views]
SOUQ ramps up operations ahead of White Friday Sale [5100-Views]
Dubai Shines as Global Industry Descends on Vod Dubai International Jewellery Show [4935-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories