JA Solar Supplies Half-Cell Modules for Solar Plant in Africa

Energy Press Releases Friday June 29, 2018 16:00
BEIJING--29 Jun--PRNewswire/InfoQuest

JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: JASO), a world leading manufacturer of high-performance solar power products, today announced that it has supplies 6.5MW half-cell modules for a solar plant in Namibia Africa. This plant marks the first half-cell modules project in Namibia and represents JA Solar's first application of half-cell modules in utility scale projects.

Located in Namibia, the project is co-developed by renowned German developer SunEQ GmbH, a sister company of the renewable energy consulting firm Suntrace GmbH, and leading new energy solution supplier GILDEMEISTER energy solutions. GILDEMEISTER energy solutions is also responsible for the construction of the project. Due to the high temperature and high ultraviolet conditions in Namibia, this project has very stringent requirements on the reliability of PV modules. For this project, GILDEMEISTER energy solutions selected JA Solar's high performance 72-cells half-cell module to ensure a stable and steady electricity generation.

Compared with conventional modules, JA Solar's half-cell modules optimize interconnection technology, reduce resistance loss, boost current flow by increasing gaps between cells, resulting in an effective increase in power output. Additionally, JA Solar's half-cell module has a better temperature coefficient, which leads to significant output power advantages under high temperature. Through the optimization of BOM, the ability of resist ultraviolet radiation has also been enhanced.   As a result, JA Solar's half-cell modules have the ability to perform well in a high-temperature, high-ultraviolet environment.

Mr. Cao Bo, Vice president of JA Solar, commented, "As the world's leading PV module manufacturer, we remain focused on technological innovation and product quality to meet our diversified customer needs and to contribute in solving global energy problems."


Latest Press Release

GULF and EGAT signs Owners Engineer Field Services Agreements

Mrs. Porntipa Chinvetkitvanit, President of Gulf Energy Development Public Company Limited, or GULF, revealed that as GULF is preparing for construction of its Independent Power Producer (IPP) projects, it has recognized the need to seek an expert with...

PTT dedicates for the happiness of Thai people, resulting in being listed on DJSI Index for the 7th consecutive year and its 2nd Industry leader.

Mr. Chansin Treenuchagron, President and Chief Executive Officer of PTT Public Company Limited (PTT) revealed that PTT is relentlessly committed to undertaking business in a sustainable manner; namely, the great importance is placed upon the sustainable...

Trina Solar: A Top Bankable Module Supplier, Third Year in a Row

Trina Solar Limited ("Trina Solar" or the "company"), a leading total solutions provider for solar energy, has received a top rating in the latest annual module bankability report, published by Bloomberg NEF (BNEF). With this latest report, Trina Solar...

Fifth consecutive year of PTTEP as Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) member

- Reflects PTTEP's status as one of the exploration and production companies that drive its business with a focus on sustainability - Remains committed to sustainable practices in business, society and environment and adheres to good corporate governance...

The ninth CEO of PTT to carry on the business emphasizing transparency for sustainability

Mr. Chansin Treenuchagron, President and Chief Executive Officer of PTT Public Company Limited (PTT) has unveiled the management concept of PTT for the next two years that PTT strategies will be continued from the previous generation to the next. Our way...

Related Topics