Pushing back frontiers

Thin film PV module manufacturer Solar Frontier has announced an upgraded product lineup spanning 140 – 160W modules – the S series – now commercially available from its 900MW capacity Kunitomi factory in Japan.

According to Solar Frontier, the new 160W products have an aperture area efficiency of 14.1 per cent and a module efficiency of 13.0 per cent.

“Our Kunitomi factory continues to improve its performance as evidenced by our new, highly-efficient, 160W modules,” said Hiroshi Yoshida, vice president of manufacturing at Solar Frontier.

“We have a level of manufacturing excellence that stands as a great challenge to our competitors and assures our customers of high performance in our products. This will increase year by year.”