Seen at Solar Power International this year: Mission Solar Energy, a San Antonio-based manufacturer of utility-scale, commercial and residential high-efficiency solar modules, added four new module lines to its product offering. The Apollo, Mercury, Gemini and Gemini Elite modules utilize advanced technology to provide best-in-class efficiency, reliability, power and aesthetics.
The Apollo is a 72-cell module capable of producing 360 W of power. The module utilizes Passive Emitter Rear Cell (PERC) technology and four busbars to drive module-level efficiency greater than 18 percent. The Apollo allows users to reduce system costs through robust design, 1,500-volt compatibility and simple installation.
The Mercury is Mission Solar Energy’s first product designed specifically for the rooftop market. The Mercury is a 60-cell module capable of producing 300 W of power. The module also utilizes PERC technology and 4 busbars to produce module-level efficiency over 18 percent. In addition, the module’s sleek, aesthetically pleasing black-on-black design makes it ideal for commercial and residential rooftop installations.
The Gemini bifacial module features 72 N-type monocrystalline cells capable of producing 330 W of power from the front side and additional power off the backside for up to 400 W of total power. Use of N-type cell technology makes this module ideal for use in harsh climates including snow and desert conditions. The N-type cells are not subject to light induced degradation (LID), allowing the modules to harvest maximum energy.
The Gemini Elite is a 72-cell, dual-glass bifacial module that produces up to 330 W of power plus additional power off the back side for a potential 400 W of power. This module features excellent durability, no potential induced degradation (PID) and a Class A fire rating. The Gemini Elite’s attractive, frameless design is ideal for carports, breezeways and built-in locations. Like the Gemini, the Gemini Elite is not subject to LID and operates well in low light and/or harsh conditions.
“Our solar cells and modules feature American quality, high power output and high efficiency, said Alex Kim, CEO of Mission Solar Energy. “Our new line of modules feature some of the very best in solar technology and are an indication of where we are headed as a company.”
— Solar Builder magazine