Posted by Steve Spence on February 22, 2004, 3:46 pm
I'm still a big fan of Evergreen Solar's String Ribbon technology. and feel
they have the ability to better the $/watt figures we have been seeing.
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Posted by Bubba bin Bubba on February 22, 2004, 5:57 pm
Its stock price is a bargain too.
Posted by Solar Guppy on January 28, 2004, 3:17 am
Gig , it's long on hype , short on facts ..
they haven't made a panel with the "new" technology , the sandia panel is
standard Si ...
they don't make any mega-watts of panels , they are claiming they are
building a plant that could do that , wonder with WHO'S money !
They claim demonstrable 19% efficiency , but no references to recognized
labs to support there claims
I already posted this but they have claims that are technically false , at
least in regards to the need for isolation transformers , which is design
101 for any EE.
As far as 2.00/watt , you can buy that TODAY. I did at 1.50 watt and RIGHT
NOW ON EBAY anyone can from sunelectirc in Miami ... 1.99 , for 28 panels or
1.75 for 56.
Posted by Martin Riddle on January 28, 2004, 5:26 am
You left out cell-lifespan.
Which is a big factor in the comparison of Si panels. caus... they have have
Will sunelectric split the shipments? (ie drop to seperate locations?)
Posted by Solar Guppy on January 29, 2004, 3:00 am
Don't know about there minimum quantities... give them a call,
They just updated there web-site
BP 165 watt , 2.84 watt
Photowatt , 155 & 165 2.54 watt
Sharp 165,175,185 3.21 watt
Sun 170 , 2.47 watt (I believe the Sun line is
a re-labeled Matrix/Photowatt)
Sun 120 , laminate , 1.99 watt (no frame)
Looks like a pretty decent supply of panels , prices are now well under 3
bucks a watt for a varity of manufactures ...
have real numbers.