30 Aug '14, 6am

#Tech [PV Panel Quality] Mitsubishi Electric's Focus on Weather Resistance

#Tech [PV Panel Quality] Mitsubishi Electric's Focus on Weather Resistance

Fig. 1: SoftBank Nagasaki Koyagi Solar Park in Koyagimachi, Nagasaki Prefecture (source: SB Energy) Fig. 2: Appearance of Mitsubishi Electric Nakatsugawa Works (source: Mitsubishi Electric) Fig. 3: Shobara Solar Power Plant in Shobara City, Hiroshima Prefecture. Mitsubishi Electric's solar panels have four bus bars in the cell. (source: Nikkei BP) Fig. 4: Skeleton view of the terminal box. The housing is four-layered. (source: Mitsubishi Electric) Fig. 5: Drain grooves were added to the four corners of the solar panel frame so that rainwater and dust are drained away smoothly. (source: Nikkei BP) Shobara Solar Power Plant in Shobara City, Hiroshima Prefecture, has an output of 2MW while SoftBank Nagasaki Koyagi Solar Park (Fig. 1) in Koyagimachi, Nagasaki Prefecture, features 2.6MW output. The two mega (large-scale) solar power plants have something in common. Both of them...

Full article: http://techon.nikkeibp.co.jp/english/NEWS_EN/20140830/373...

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