Spire Solar receives independent third party A+A+A+ certificate

Spire Solar receives independent third party A+A+A+ certificate for their 5100SLP Blue from TÜV Rheinland The 5100SLP Blue, which is the successor of the 4600SLP, received an IEC 60904-9 Class A+A+A+ classification for spectrum, spatial uniformity, and temporal stability. This advanced class, not yet integrated into the current IEC standard, has been defined by TÜV… Read More

Spire Solar Simulators bifacial ready

As the first orders of bifacial modules are rolling in, the first projects are getting built and as research from the ITRPV predicts a 30% bifacial share in 2027, we improved our Spire Simulators so they are able to test this new PV technology. In practice, this means an upgrade to 1200 W/m2 for every 5100SLP… Read More

Spire Solar launces Chinese website

At the SNEC show in Shanghai Spire Solar launched its Chinese website which is packed with key features designed specifically to meet the needs of the growing number of Chinese visitors. Current market intel shows that Chian is the top market for Spire Solar. Chinese visitor numbers have increased year on year still making China the fastest growing… Read More

Spire Solar is streamlining operations, improving both its cost structure and time to market

One year after being acquired by Eternal Sun Group, Spire Solar is streamlining operations, improving both its cost structure and time to market. The improvement will leave sales and customer service unchanged but will integrate both manufacturing facilities and bring them to the Netherlands. In this same process, non-critical parts of the supply chain will be outsourced. The effect will be a… Read More

Tradeshow and Conference agenda

In the coming months Spire Solar will be present at the following tradeshows, conferences, and workshops:   NREL PV Reliability Workshop, Denver, Feb 28 – Mar 2 PV CellTech Conference, Malaysia, Mar 14 – Mar 15 PVQAT Workshop, Shanghai, Mar 23 – Mar 24 NPV Workshop, Freiburg, Apr 5 – Apr 6 SNEC Conference and Tradeshow,… Read More

Spire Solar introduces “Health Visits”

As our Spi-Sun 3500SLP and 4600SLP solar simulators are in the field for more than a decade already, we have introduced the option to book a health visit for this equipment. An experienced field engineer will visit your facility and check your solar simulators and see where we can improve or upgrade the equipment. You… Read More

Spire Solar will present at the 12th CSPV in Jiaxing, China

Our business development manager will give a presentation on the testing challenges of PERC and the changing requirements for PV manufacturers on the 12th CSPV conference Friday 25th of November. The conference will be held in Jiaxing, China. The theme of the workshop will be about the steps that the PV industry will take in… Read More

Join the talk of our CTO at PV-SEC 26 in Singapore

On Wednesday 26th of October our CTO ir. Stefan Roest will give a talk on the new testing requirements for PERC technology at the PV SEC in Singapore. As PERC is on of the up and coming technologies in the current PV market it is important to signalize that testing requirements are changing. Mr. Roest… Read More

Spire Solar wins SNEC 2016 Highlights Award

Spire Solar is delighted to announce that they won the SNEC 2016 Gigawatt Gold Award today! The 5100SLP Blue was rewarded for its innovative 1 lamp design, its low TCO, the Single Long Pulse technology, and its A+A+A+ classification which means maximum accurate output and lower operating cost for our customers. We like to thank the professional jury… Read More

Eternal Sun wins PV Technology Highlight award for second year in a row

Today PV magazine has published the winners of its 2016 Technology Highlights award. Eternal Sun Group was selected as a joint winner along with Meyer Burger. DSM’s anti-soiling glass coating was selected as a Technology to Watch. An independent jury of PV industry experts reviewed 38 entries from solar production equipment and materials suppliers. Eternal… Read More