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bi·fa·cial

 (bī-fā′shəl)
adj.
1. Having two faces, fronts, or façades.
2. Having two opposing surfaces that are alike.
3. Archaeology Flaked in such a way as to produce a cutting edge that is sharp on both sides. Used of a stone tool.

bi·fa′cial·ly adv.

bifacial

(baɪˈfeɪʃəl)
adj
1. having two faces or surfaces
2. (Botany) botany (of leaves, etc) having upper and lower surfaces differing from each other
3. (Archaeology) archaeol (of flints) flaked by percussion from two sides along the chopping edge

bi•fa•cial

(baɪˈfeɪ ʃəl)

adj.
1. (of a stone tool) having two opposing surfaces formed by flaking so as to meet in a sharp edge.
2. having two faces or fronts.
[1880–85]
bi•fa′cial•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bifacial - having two faces or frontsbifacial - having two faces or fronts; "the Roman Janus is bifacial"
bidirectional - reactive or functioning or allowing movement in two usually opposite directions
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The installation will have bifacial panels, which will allow for greater production, as they have two light-sensitive surfaces, providing a longer service life;
Compared with dual glass bifacial, JinkoSolar's Swan reduces the weight by 25%.
The Suffield project will utilize bifacial solar modules, which are well-suited to operate not only in the heat of summer when air conditioning drives electricity demand, but also in cloudy or even snowy weather."
He said the panels were made from 375W Bifacial Monocrystalline Perc Double Glass Solar Modules, capable of reducing 1.98 million kilogrammes in carbon emissions annually for 25 years.
This Brazilian Solar power project will use Canadian Solar's latest high efficiency bifacial poly modules, capable of generating power from both sides of a module, and thus significantly boost the power output from a solar power system.
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The PDO's solar plant not only marks the first-of-its-kind in Oman and the world's first utility-scale solar project with an oil and gas company as the sole wholesale buyer of electricity, but also the single-largest tracking system project with bifacial modules in Middle East to date.
According to the company, the solar plant is the first of its kind in Oman and the world's first utility-scale solar project with an oil and gas company as the sole wholesale buyer of electricity, as well as currently being being the single-largest tracking system project with bifacial modules in Middle East.
The portfolio being transacted is the largest bifacial solar PV portfolio to commence construction in Latin America with a total capacity of 482.6 MW peak split.
Additionally, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has led the way in providing finance to roll out innovative bifacial panels for new solar plants, delivering a product that is more efficient and achieves greater productivity in the generation of solar power, a statement of the bank said on Tuesday.
The new plant, set up jointly with Shanxi Lu'An Photovoltaics Technology Co, will use leading-edge factory machinery to manufacture one gigawatt of ultra-efficient modules annually, including standard half-cell, dual-glass half-cell, and bifacial half-cell modules, said a statement from Seraphim.
"From smart grids to bifacial solar panels and everything from generation to transmission, distribution and all touch points in between that are re-energising and recalibrating a sector on the tipping point of total transformation - MEE 2019 has it all," explained Claudia Konieczna, Exhibition Director of Informa Industrial Group, which organises MEE.