Solar energy company REC Group has announced its flagship REC Alpha solar panel has won the prestigious Intersolar Award 2020 in the “Photovoltaics” category. This marks the second time REC Group has won the award, with the REC TwinPeak Series earning the recognition in 2015.
Chief technology officer at REC Group, Shankar G. Sridhara said receiving the Intersolar Award for a second time clearly demonstrates who is leading the pack in the solar industry as a front-running innovator.
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“With our inhouse invented and patented REC Alpha design, we are reaching 380 Wp in a 60-cell format, without increasing number of cells. Achieving such power levels in a cost-effective and environmentally friendly way is a testament to REC’s continuous strive for excellence in order to empower people with clean energy from the sun,” Mr Sridhara said.
“The bold move to invest in 600 MW of Alpha production capacity from the outset has certainly paid off. The REC Alpha Series is rapidly becoming the high-performance panel of choice for customers around the world.”
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The Intersolar Award is presented to companies making a substantial contribution to the success of the solar industry, honoring technological innovations and groundbreaking solutions. An independent jury of industry experts assesses the leading panels on the basis of innovation, technological creativity and benefits, environmental impact and pricing.
REC panels are repeatedly recognised as cutting edge products in the industry: the Intersolar Awards, along with being a Top Performer in the annual DNV-GL PV Module Reliability Scorecard for five years in a row now, clearly demonstrate that REC Group is pushing the solar industry forward through its dedication to innovation and first-class quality.