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605: The Rise Of N-Type Residential Solar Modules & Why You Can’t Afford To Ignore It!
Episode 60520th June 2023 • SunCast • Nico Johnson
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Are N-Type residential solar modules on your radar yet? 

Paul Heidesch, Director of Sales and head of distribution for Trina Solar in North America, unravels key trends and technologies that are currently shaping the residential solar sector. We delve into the rise of smaller, lighter, yet high-output modules, the increasing focus on value-added benefits over mere hardware, and how understanding these trends will be vital in a growingly competitive market. The conversation offers valuable insights into how N-Type TopCon technology and total solutions will become significant drivers in the sector.

We’ll dive into:

  • Exploring how N-type TopCon technology is revolutionizing residential solar by optimizing weight, size, and power output.
  • Understanding the benefits of 210mm N-type TopCon modules, with a focus on safety requirements and the potential for business and homeowner savings.
  • Learning from Paul's expert advice on how installers can transition to N-type modules, decipher facts from fiction, and establish selection criteria considering factors such as availability, pricing, and future-proofing.
  • Discussing the often overlooked yet crucial aspects like warranties, a company's bankability, and the availability of local support.
  • Gaining insights into the homeowner perspective, including their preferences and the ways installers can provide reassurance through comprehensive warranties and aesthetic considerations like all-black modules.

Paul offers a treasure trove of insights into the emerging N-Type TopCon technology and its transformative impact on the residential solar market. The in-depth analysis of current trends, technological advancements, and industry best practices presented in this discussion provides a valuable roadmap for anyone involved in or considering residential solar.

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