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What is a “Tier 1” solar panel? Tier 2 or 3?

May 24, 2017
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When purchasing a solar system, the quality of the components to be used is frequently a key consideration. However, differentiating one brand from another may not be so simple, especially in the case of solar panels, of which there are hundreds of brands on the Australian market. The terms ‘Tier 1’, ‘Tier 2’, and ‘Tier […]

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India’s Vikram Solar granted Tier 1 manufacturer status: Bloomberg New Energy Finance

February 25, 2014
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Vikram Solar, an Indian PV module manufacturer, has achieved tier 1 status in the eyes of Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). The company, which has been producing panels since 2006, is among the first Indian panel manufacturers to start making a name for itself abroad. According to Gyanesh Chaudhary, Vikram Solar’s managing director, there are still many […]

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Electricity generation by distributed renewable projects to triple by 2017

August 27, 2012
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Global installations of renewable distributed electricity generation, including solar photovoltaics (PV), small-scale wind, and stationary fuel cells, are set to triple in the next 5 years, reports Pike Research. The news comes on the heels of confirmation that Australia was the world leader in rooftop solar PV installations for 2011, bringing the nation’s cumulative installed capacity to over 1.7 gigawatts (GW). Recommend on Facebook Share […]

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