Following the high-profile Solyndra and Evergreen Solar, after the company declared bankruptcy, solar energy seems to be in the sun usher in a new day. However, it was reported that a large number of defective components may cause the photovoltaic industry is threatened.
According to "The Wall Street Journal" reported that companies such as American Electric Power American reliance on coal power generation utilities are planning for businesses and households to install photovoltaic modules - which is SolarCity such as the installation of distributed photovoltaic systems company as a threat. In
Boston, wind farm developer First Wind is moving into the
field of solar cell panel photovoltaic power generation, the company plans to acquire a
large number of New England, Hawaii,
Utah and state photovoltaic power
generation projects. Washington
According to "The New York Times" reported that all of the above may contain photovoltaic power generation projects as part of its warranty period is far reaches of PV monocrystalline solar cell modules. It is headquartered in
SolarBuyer published reports that over the past 18 months, on 50 factories in
were found in a review, product defect rate of 5.5 to 22%. "The New York
Times" pointed out a large scale in the China United
States east of rooftop power generation system in operation
only two years later, the protective coating of decomposition and other defects
that may cause a fire. Los
According to "The New York Times" Todd Woody reports, this is not the case. Around the world, testing laboratories, developers, financiers and insurers have reported similar problems, and represents almost legitimate PV modules are widely used when the value of the $ 77 billion of the photovoltaic industry is facing a quality crisis. Conrad Burke, general manager of DuPont Photovoltaic told reporters that, we need to face the fact that costs are constantly cut.