Trina Solar 210mm modules earn Life Cycle Assessment certificates by way of TÜV Rheinland

By SB Staff June 8, 2022 View Profile

Recently Trina Solar was awarded the LCA (Life Cycle Assessment) certificates for its 210mm Vertex modules by TÜV Rheinland, changing into the primary solar firm to obtain LCA certification for 210mm modules. With the benefit of 210mm wafers, the Vertex modules obtain low carbon emissions.

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LCA follows the strategies and necessities of ISO 14040/ISO 14044 to conduct scientific and stringent exams of life-cycle carbon emissions and different indicators of the assessed topic.

Trina Solar performed a complete LCA evaluation of Vertex modules on greater than 10 indicators, together with energy consumption, uncooked materials use, acid rain, eutrophication, toxins and waste, amongst others.

The merchandise, sampling from Trina Solar’s main manufacturing factories world wide for testing and certification, cowl the complete vary of p-type 210mm modules with mono-crystalline from Vertex S 410W to Vertex 670W, and present a decrease emissions footprint than is typical amongst China module producers.

The common carbon emissions of PV modules’ lifecycle evaluation “from cradle to gate” in China are about 550kg CO2_E/kW. Trina Solar’s 210mm Vertex modules carbon emissions are as little as lower than 400kg CO2_E/kW, with out utilizing particular silicon supplies. Its carbon emissions are a minimum of 30% decrease than the trade common in China.

Taking the 30-year product life cycle for instance, Trina Solar Vertex modules have an electrical energy emission issue of lower than 0.01. Carbon emissions of thermal power are greater than 100 instances.

Low-carbon certification shall be an essential consideration for purchasers once they choose the merchandise to make use of.

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