Developer POV: Bifacial PV Modules Will Open New Markets for Utility-Scale Solar

| April 12, 2019

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Let me be clear: as a developer of utility-scale projects, we are very bullish on bifacial. We see bifacial as the next major evolution in solar module technology. Even if bifacial modules trade at a slight premium for the time being, many manufacturers tell us they intend to make even their monofacial panels with bifacial cells. Once they move their production lines over to bifacial, there won’t be a huge marginal cost difference and the prices will equilibrate as a result, the module market norm will increasingly evolve to bifacial cell and module technology.

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