With its top-notch research and development of ultra-high-efficiency modules, Trina Solar has once again led the industry into the 600W+ era, with a variety of high-power, high-efficiency, high-yield and highly reliable products. Drawing attention from across the industry, Trina Solar’s innovative “low voltage, high string power ” design concept has certainly proven to be the best Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE) reduction strategy according to a report by DNV GL.
Trina Solar invited DNV GL to evaluate such design in terms of BOS costs and LCOE and how they fit different solar projects, with the assessment taking place in typical photovoltaic sites in Spain and Texas, US. Through the comprehensive and objective evaluation system and methodology by DNV GL as an independent third party, the design concept of “low voltage, high string power” can be demonstrated to the industry and customers.
In the era of grid parity, the Vertex series have a prominent edge in LCOE. Foreign and domestic leading design institutes and well-known third-party organization DNV GL have evaluated the LCOE advantage and value of Vertex 210mm modules, notably the bifacial dual-glass Vertex series. The report finds that the 545W bifacial dual-glass Vertex module has the best LCOE, and performs significantly better than the conventional 166mm, 450W and 182mm, 535W modules in terms of BOS costs.
With the close partnership in the 600W+ Photovoltaic Open Innovation Ecological Alliance members, along with the design mindset of low voltage , high string power, modules, trackers, inverters as well as solutions are all in place. This is a critical step for the photovoltaic industry to reach the best LCOE.
In conclusion, Trina’s Vertex 210mm module and its low-voltage high-string power design can significantly save the system’s BOS cost and LCOE, setting a new cost-saving standard and ultimately ensuring the project’s earnings to maximize customer value, making PV solar energy more cost competitive.
Since its establishment in 1997, Trina Solar has always been driven by innovation, reliable quality and customer value. With the release of the first advanced Vertex 210mm modules in February 2020, the product line has been stacked with different products including Vertex S 400W, and the Vertex series of 500W, 550W and 600W and beyond, which fit well with the applications of residential, commercial and large scale power plant, as well as multiple scenarios of agriculture and fisheries .
* For more information about the assessment report on Trina’s Vertex modules, please visit www.trinasolar.com