Tag: Solar Frontier

  • Solar Frontier shifts into independent power producer role with huge solar project acquisition

    Canadian Solar’s wholly owned subsidiary Recurrent Energy LLC completed the sale of its 150 MW ac/210 MWp Mustang Two solar project to Solar Frontier Americas, which is starting to get into the independent power producer business. “With this important acquisition, SFA further expands its U.S. business to become an independentRead More — Solar Builder magazine

  • Solar Frontier hits new thin-film solar cell record efficiency of 22.9 percent

    Solar Frontier K.K., the world’s largest provider of CIS solar energy solutions, has set a new world record for thin-film solar cell efficiency. In joint research with the National Research and Development Agency’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) of Japan, Solar Frontier achieved 22.9% conversion efficiency onRead More — Solar Builder magazine

  • Solar Frontier sells 66-MW solar project to X-Elio

    Solar Frontier Americas Development, a U.S. solar developer and subsidiary of the world’s largest CIS solar energy solutions provider, Solar Frontier, completed the sale of its Midway I solar project to X-Elio, a global developer and operator of solar plants headquartered in Spain. X-Elio became the solar development vehicle ofRead More — Solar Builder magazine

  • Module Evolution: What big-time PV improvements will boost panel efficiency?

    The solar industry is forever in need of constant innovation and scientific breakthrough. Even now, with PV capacity reaching record highs, prices continuing to fall and efficiencies inching up, more innovation is needed. A lot more. (Not to mention whatever fallout is felt in the module market following the SectionRead More — Solar Builder magazine

  • Lux Research: Thin-film solar modules could challenge silicon in the coming years

    The two leading thin-film solar manufacturers, First Solar and Solar Frontier, represent a combined manufacturing capacity of 4 GW. While they do not pose a short-term challenge to crystalline silicon players’ market dominance, ongoing innovations will ensure thin-film remains a significant player, according to Lux Research. Of the two, First SolarRead More — Solar Builder magazine