The Module Size Race — Impact on Future Solar Project Development

  • Energy yield is the amount of the energy the power plant generated for a given capacity. For a given system, it is estimated that power plant utilizing M12 based module have 1% abs gain in energy yield.
  • Better known as balance of system, BOS compiles of all the cost heads like cabling, land, MMS, inverter, etc. M12 based module are known have a clear advantage at BOS level which directly affects the CAPEX of the solar power plant. The enhancement in the energy gains and the savings at BOS level when comparing M10 v/s M12 can be attributed to the fact that by increasing the module area to around 10%, we can get power boost around 13% at same efficiency.
  • LCOE or levelized cost of electricity denotes the generating cost of energy over solar power plant’s life time. LCOE is one of the key indicators for solar plant’s overall profitability. With both energy yield of the power plant being higher and the BOS cost of power plant being lower, LCOE for M12 based power plantsis known to be better than M10 based modules.

--

--

--

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

7 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT IMPROPER WASTE DISPOSAL

Thailand’s National and International Environmental Policies and Strategies: Important Questions…

Community gardens in the Gambia: one solution, many benefits

10 of the best Chernobyl Memes.

What will it take to “drastically” reduce our carbon footprint?

The Lay-woman’s Guide To Climate Change And Australia

Plastic might not be abandoned (Series 1 / 3)

Why the U.S. can’t eliminate oil and what you can do about it

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Solar Solution By Waaree Energies

Solar Solution By Waaree Energies

More from Medium

Marain is joining BrightDrop

Integration Pattern for Financial Risk Monitoring

Slack vs Signal vs Wire: How to Spot the Right Investment

What’s the big deal with Column?