PV Conference - Silfab Solar Debuts Ultra-High-Efficiency, Double-Sided Module With Superior Lasting Power Generation

Company Will Display Other Industry-Leading Products at Boston PV Solar Expo Feb. 24-25

TORONTO, Feb. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Silfab Solar, North America's leading PV module manufacturer, will debut this week its most advanced and competitively priced PV solar module - the Silfab X series. Destined to revolutionize the solar industry, Silfab's latest PV module series feature an 18.4 percent efficiency rating, as well as innovative materials and design elements guaranteeing superior power generation for 30 or more years.

The new series will debut at the Solar Power PV Conference and Expo on Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 24-25, at the Westin Boston Waterfront. The Silfab X series technology, which includes advanced N-type wafer double-sided technology, was developed in partnership with the German Institute of Research ISC Konstanz, MegaCell S.r.l., and Silfab Solar, Inc.

"This unique monocrystalline module by Silfab is a direct result of the exceptional skills and dedication of our technology team and our more than 30 years of experience in the solar industry," said Geoffrey Atkins, head of development for Silfab. "Our new X series will provide the world a module gaining the highest efficiency ratings at a market-friendly price and featuring the latest in anti-degradation technology. We are proud to once again bring cutting edge products to the solar market."

The Silfab X modules, available in both 60- and 72-cells, are optimized for ground-mount and rooftop installations where space constraints and architectural designs are a factor. Available in clear and white, the X series are ideal for installations requiring the latest, most modern designs for appearance.

Silfab also will debut its new 300Wp, 60-cell module and the industry's only 285Wp module with a clear backsheet in partnership with Krannich Solar - a leading solar distribution company - at booth 618 at the PV Conference in Boston.

Silfab recently completed its latest expansion at its North American manufacturing plant to increase annual production to more than 300 MW. The highly automated plant operates on a 24/7 schedule, 362 days a year.

About Silfab:
Silfab Solar is a quality international leader in the development, manufacturing and distribution of ultra-high efficiency PV modules with just in time manufacturing. Silfab has leveraged over 30 years of solar experience and is part of the vertically integrated family of companies through Silfab S.r.l. (Italy). Silfab's state of the art, 300 Mw manufacturing facility located in Toronto Canada has helped pioneer smart module technology, glass on glass solutions and bifacial modules. Silfab's technically innovative process produces superior reliability and performance specifically designed for the North American market. Silfab balances manufacturing capacity between OEM partners, Silfab branded modules and new technology. www.silfab.ca

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