their own wafers, cells and modules assures that the highest quality components
go into every one of Evergreen's panels. And since they are made with
String Ribbon™ technology, their panels take advantage of one of
the newest, fastest-growing, most environmentally friendly manufacturing
processes available in the world.
Evergreen Solar is a fully integrated, independent
company. Solar is their only business. Evergreen's commitment to the environment
is matched only by their commitment to their customers. If you want the
best in solar, make the pure choice…Evergreen Solar panels.
Evergreen will be phasing out the old 12/24V NKP
line of modules with the field configurable junction box in favor
of the new GDK line. This new line of 12V only modules will have
slim sealed J-boxes with built in MC Connectors on them, making installation
Cedar Series 12V Photovoltaic Modules
Designed for maximum performance: safe, reliable,
versatile and easy to install.
- Easier, faster more accurate wiring
- Sealed junction box never
- Easy, accurate, reliable electrical connections
- Comes with factory-installed wires, MC
connectors, and bypass diode(s).
- Predictable, reliable, long-term performance
- Each module is individually tested to ensure
field performance meets or exceeds specifications.
- Solar cells are matched to reduce internal
losses and the possibility of hot spots.
- Rugged, durable anodized aluminum frame makes
for strong, stable mechanical mounting.
- Industry standard EVA (Ethyl Vinyl Acetate)
and Tedlar™ construction protects solar cells from mechanical
and environmental stress.
- Advanced technology with promise for the
- String Ribbon™ polycrystalline solar
cells outperform thin films and achieve comparable performance to
bulk crystalline technologies while using half as much silicon.
- The proprietary cell fabrication process
is among the most environmentally friendly in the business.
- The power of PV
- Photovoltaics (PV) provide clean, quiet,
reliable electricity from sunlight.
- No moving parts to wear out.
- No emissions - power that's good for the
- The Sun - a limitless, readily-available
To understand the importance of String Ribbon technology
is to grasp the elegant balance it strikes between conventional and emerging
String Ribbon combines the best attributes of conventional crystalline silicon
and emerging thin films. It achieves the reliability, stability, high efficiency,
and market acceptance of crystalline silicon - without the inherent cost and
waste of sawing. And it embodies the efficient material utilization and potential
for continuous processing of thin films, but with a more manufacturable process.
Reliable In the String
Ribbon technique, two high temperature strings are pulled vertically through
a shallow silicon melt, and the molten silicon spans and freezes between the
strings. The process is continuous: long strings are unwound from spools; the
melt is replenished; and the silicon ribbon is cut to length for further processing,
without interrupting growth. This advantage in material efficiency means String
Ribbon yields over twice as many solar cells per pound of silicon as conventional
methods. Additionally, the resulting distinctive shape of the solar cell allows
for a high packing density.
Advanced Ongoing technology
development shows great promise for even lower cost. Early experiments have
produced 15% solar cells on thin 100 micron wafers. And downstream, in cells
and modules, Evergreen Solar is developing processes that are simple, continuous,
non-vacuum, high throughput, environmentally benign, and energy efficient.
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