- Published on Friday, 21 December 2012 16:05
Companies are procuring raw materials overseas to improve performance of new releases.
- Better performance: China suppliers of solar panels are procuring silicon cells from Germany to use in upcoming units. Doing so can raise power transfer efficiency to 17.5 percent, which is 1 percent higher than locally made products.
- Sturdier designs: Stainless steel is also adopted for the frame as it can withstand strong winds better than aluminum alloy. Some models also utilize glass thicker than 3.5mm.
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