Major PV energy provider SunPower is to ramp Cogenra Solar’s module technology to 2GW by 2020 and only a further 800MW of its ‘Maxeon’ solar cell technology at its new facility, Fab 5 that it expects to ramp in early 2019.
SunPower said that it would be offering a new ‘Performance’ (P) Series module developed by US-based Cogenra Solar, which it said it acquired earlier in 2015.
Cogenra Solar developed its Dense Cell Interconnect (DCI) technology, originally designed for low-cost CPV technology but further developed the technology for connecting conventional cell/modules, which is claimed to eliminate electrical losses from cell to cell.
SunPower makes major module technology shift on 2GW production target
The company had previously touted that the the DCI technology enabled a 60-cell N-type mono front contact module to generate 334W
Updated: The company had previously touted that the the DCI technology enabled a 60-cell n-type mono front contact module to generate 334W, while a 60-cell p-type mono module was said to generate 301W and a 60-cell p-type multicrystalline cell was said to generate 288W.
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