Astronergy has announced that 355MW of its ASTRO N n-type TOPCon modules are to be installed at the Walla Walla Solar Farm in New South Wales’ Riverina region.
The Walla Walla farm is expected be completed in 2024 and is forecast to generate an annual 700,000 MWh of electricity, supplying some 90,000 local households while eliminating 520,000 tons of carbon dioxide emissions. The project will also boost the local economy with the creation of up to 250 construction jobs.
The module to be deployed is the 182mm ASTRO N5 bifacial double-glass model, providing power of up to 625W, with an efficiency of up to 22.4% and a high level of performance with only 1% degradation in the first year. The module also carries a 30 year warranty from Ariel RE, giving project owners an additional level of security.
The panels feature a maximum efficiency rating of up to 22.3% which is representative of ratings featured on some of the better solar panels on the Australian market.
Astronergy have followed a trend across many brands in the residential solar panel market by increasing the product warranty to 25-years. The panel also features a 25 performance warranty with a 2% degradation rate in year 1 and 0.55% per year for the following 24 years.
They presently provide salt mist corrosion-resistant panels for installation in any area that are all sold in Australia.
Astronergy now provides five primary series panels in the ASTRO 5, ASTRO 5s, ASTRO N5, and ASTRO N5s models. They can create panels with efficiencies of up to 22.3% at the time of this page’s update (Dec 2022). (Astro N5 575W).
For the Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme, Australia’s home solar rebate scheme, the majority of Astronergy solar panels have received approval from the Clean Energy Council
Astronergy’s current sales efforts in Australia’s residential and commercial solar industries are concentrated on the following 4 panels: