Sungevity Installs Sunpreme Bifacial PV Panels at University of California, Berkeley’s Jacobs Institute

Sungevity Installs Sunpreme Bifacial PV Panels

Sungevity has announced that it has Installed Sunpreme Bifacial PV Panels at Jacobs Hall in University of California, Berkeley’s Jacobs Institute. The new solar system with Sunpreme Bifacial PV panels will do more than just help the Institute control its electricity bills — it will provide environmental benefit of having PV solar installed and is on track to receive one of the highest levels of LEED Certification for green building.

The solar system is roof-top mounted, commissioned in Q1 2016, and is the largest solar array on the University of California, Berkeley campus.

Sungevity in a statement said Sunpreme offers advanced bifacial technology that allows PV Panels to absorb light from both sides, increasing energy yield (kWh per kWp) further, and ideal for extreme and challenging environmental conditions. These double glass GxB310, 60 Cell panels have 21.5% efficient cells are designed for reliability – frameless that need no grounding, have a low thermal coefficient of -0.28%/C and high sensitivity to low lights.

We chose Sunpreme Bifacial PV Panels for their double glass technical solution, proven product reliability and outstanding aesthetics. Sunpreme has demonstrated that it is a reliable partner with innovative and high quality products, and professional customer support,” said Andrew Birch, Sungevity’s Chief Executive Officer.

We at Sunpreme are proud to partner with Sungevity and University of California, Berkeley in a trend-setting capacity for the solar market in sophisticated urban settings. We are spearheading the transformation of PV solar installations from purely utilitarian function to artistic roof-top designs that add beauty to the function. Our symmetrical double glass panels are visually appealing even from the underside looking up, while delivering PV power at the highest levels by empowering the sun from all directions,” said Ashok K. Sinha, Chairman and CEO of Sunpreme.  “We have designed-in reliability that lasts and overlaid upon this foundation, bench-mark Performance of our proprietary thin-film Hybrid Cell Technology, and competitive Cost thanks to an intelligent lean manufacturing process that leverages the Moore’s Law as previously learnt by the LCD flat panel display industry.”

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