Not Not all PV panels are made the same

Gioco Solutions uses a patented process to reduce the occurrence of micro cracks and hot spots Gioco Solutions uses a patented process to reduce the occurrence of micro cracks and hot spots
Industry Database

The flexible solar cells made in Italy by Gioco Solutions uses a patented process to reduce the occurrence of micro cracks and hot spots.

The Gwire technology used promises a higher efficiency panel than most and one that is lighter and thinner than a standard panel.

“Gwire transfers more electricity to the module in comparison to the traditional cells,” explained Peter Harrison of UK distributor Ocean Footprint.

“Cells with Gwire soldering technology are different from the traditional cells, in fact they do not have a bus-bar. Instead there is a grid of about 25 silver conductor threads, positioned perpendicularly to the so-called ‘fingers’ of the cell, placed on every single photovoltaic cell.”

He added: “The conductors, compared to the bus-bar, create more than 1000 electric independent contacts on every single cell.

“The cell does not suffer from term and mechanical stress, like the bus-bar does, enabling superior endurance.”

The panels have been designed with the marine market in mind points out Mr Harrison and can be walked on and integrated into the design of the boat itself, while also being adaptable for retrofit systems.

“The patented Gwire technology enables the industry leading five-year limited warranty of peak power performance allowing piece of mind when utilising a vessel, or even when it is left unmanned, always ensuring that the battery is providing sufficient power to keep the essential services and security in place of the boat,” he said.

Latest Press Releases

WesCom Signal and Rescue shortlisted for the 2018 Safety at Sea Awards

The world’s leading supplier of marine distress signals, WesCom Signal and Rescue announces it has b... Read more

Torqeedo appoints Engines Plus Ltd as new UK canal boat sector dealer ahead of inland waterways festival, Crick Boat Show

Torqeedo has appointed Engines Plus Ltd, a leading engine dealer, to be the UK dealer for the canal ... Read more

Torqeedo Showcases Latest Innovations in Sustainable Marine Propulsion Technology at Seawork International

Crystal Lake, Ill. – May 23, 2018 – Torqeedo will demonstrate the latest developments in electric ma... Read more

FUSION® SHIFTS AUDIO ENTERTAINMENT PARADIGM WITH THE REVOLUTIONARY APOLLO SERIES

Leading Audio Manufacturer Unveils Groundbreaking RA770 and SRX400 Audio Entertainment Systems Read more

FUSION® LAUNCHES PANEL-STEREO – AN ALL-IN-ONE ENTERTAINMENT SOLUTION

Leading Audio Manufacturer Announces Powerful Plug and Play Solution with Bluetooth Streaming Read more

Experts Highlight Viable Power and Propulsion Solutions for Next Generation Vessels

Lithium-ion battery expert Dr John Warner is presenting at the NEXT GENERATION Marine Power & Propul... Read more

View all