Solar Manufacturing News

Keep aware of the latest events in the world of solar manufacturing. Find top news on major suppliers of solar panels and modules, photovoltaic inverters, storage batteries, and other PV equipment, products and components. We will provide you with insights into solar pricing, recent projects, new manufacturing R&D and technologies.

Vikram Solar Signals Crisis With Big Layoffs
Vikram Solar, a leading residential maker as well as EPC gamer in the solar area, has actually turned into one of the most significant gamers to recognize, as well as share the discomfort of the downturn in the renewable resource field.
Feb 18, 2020 // Manufacturing, India, Asia, Vikram Solar, Saibaba Vutukuri
Bharat Electricals opens up tender to acquire 12m polycrystalline solar cells
The state-owned designer has actually defined the measurements of the tools called for as well as the quote home window will certainly close on Friday.
Feb 18, 2020 // Manufacturing, Markets & Finance, India, tender, solar cells, Asia, polycrystalline, Bharat Electricals
Examining the influence of micro-cracks in solar glass
A Turkish study group has actually evaluated exactly how large adjustments in temperature level can influence absorbance, light passage as well as reflectivity in 2 sorts of solar glass. The researchers showed reduced performance in solar cells as well as the glass itself were attributable to a great deal of micro-cracks as well as contortions on the glass surface area.
Feb 17, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing, Asia, Turkey, solar glass, micro-cracks
Court quits tree clearance for Tesla's recommended Berlin gigafactory
The High Administrative Court of the Brandenburg area momentarily quit primary operate at the website in Grünheide, near Berlin at the weekend break. A decision from the neighborhood management is anticipated "in a prompt fashion".
Feb 17, 2020 // Manufacturing, Storage, TESLA, Germany, Europe
Algeria's Condor asserts PV company is totally functional
The Algerian electronic devices supplier claimed its solar service device has actually not applied for bankruptcy, specifying that it remains to run as 'regular'. The business likewise claimed that it is currently servicing 2 solar projects with an incorporated ability of 100 MW.
Feb 14, 2020 // Manufacturing, Markets & Finance, Africa, Algeria, Condor
New non-fullerene electron acceptor for 17% reliable natural solar cell
Chinese researchers have actually established a cell with a brand-new blade-coating technique as well as BTP-4Cl-12, a sort of acceptor that is a by-product of the Y6 acceptor, which is commonly utilized in natural PV applications. The scientists likewise declare that the cells can preserve great performance degrees, even if its surface area is gently broadened.
Feb 14, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing, China, Asia, solar cell
PV sector silver need to drop a little
Profession body the Silver Institute states silver need in the solar market will certainly dip a little this year however stay close to previous document highs. Silver paste intake for PV has actually been decreased as a result of developments in metallization methods.
Feb 13, 2020 // Manufacturing, Markets & Finance, USA, North America, silver
FuturaSun releases glass-glass mono module
The Italian supplier claimed the item has a 30-year efficiency service warranty and also solid resistance to negative climate. The 330 W panel has a claimed performance of 19.78% with FuturaSun reporting the 325 W as well as 320 W variations have performances of 19.48% and also 19.18%, specifically.
Feb 13, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing, Italy, Europe, PV module, FuturaSun
Vietnamese panel business Dehui Solar introduces 440-W panels in U.S. market
Dehui Solar, a Vietnamese photovoltaic panel supplier, introduced Max and also BiMax Series PV components to the U.S. market at Intersolar North America 2020. The business has actually determined to change its concentrate on the U.S. solar market over the following 3 years, with strategies to target utility-scale purchasers by accepting bifacial modern technology.
Feb 12, 2020 // Manufacturing, Markets & Finance, USA, North America, dehui solar, Mofe Stallings
Jinko Solar the globe's largest module service provider once more in 2019
The solar titan delivered 14.2 GW of components in 2015, up 33% on 2018 for the high-water mark of one more year controlled by Chinese producers.
Feb 12, 2020 // Manufacturing, Markets & Finance, USA, Jinko Solar, UK, China, First Solar, Europe, Asia, North America, Ankit Mathur
OCI closing Korean solar quality polysilicon plants on US$ 636m problems cost
Significant Korean polysilicon manufacturer, OCI Chemical is to shut 2 solar quality polysilicon plants in Korea as manufacturing expense are nearly dual the present record low ASPs.
Feb 12, 2020 // Manufacturing, China, polysilicon, c-si manufacturing, wacker chemie, Asia, Korea, oci chemical, hanwha chemical, tongwei group
AKASOL indications EUR20 million e-mobility battery 'Gigafactories' take care of Manz
Manz AG, making tools distributor, has actually approved a EUR20 million (US$ 21.83 million) take care of "high performance" battery manufacturer AKASOL for prepared 'gigafactories' in Germany as well as in the United States.
Feb 12, 2020 // Manufacturing, Markets & Finance, Storage, USA, Germany, Europe, Manz AG, North America, lithium-ion battery, AKASOL
Cutting optical losses in tandem perovskite cells
Spanish scientists have actually revealed a monolithic nano-structured perovskite silicon tandem gadget they assert can lower optical losses by greater than a 3rd contrasted to planar perovskite cells of the very same kind.
Feb 12, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing, Spain, solar cells, Europe, perovskite
Tongwei to open up brand-new 30 GW cell fab in Sichuan
Building of the $2.87 billion manufacturing facility is arranged to begin in March and also production task must be introduced in 2021.
Feb 12, 2020 // Manufacturing, Tongwei, China, Asia
Coronavirus can set you back Chinese battery manufacturers 26 GWh of outcome
Since of the break out, WoodMac experts claim the quantity of brand-new battery production capability included in the country this year might drop by as much as 10%. With Tesla's Shanghai gigafactory influenced by the prolonged new-year-holiday closure, the expert warned of possible supply scarcities for Australia as well as the U.S. as well as U.K.
Feb 12, 2020 // Manufacturing, Markets & Finance, Storage, USA, LG CHEM, TESLA, South Korea, China, United Kingdom, Australia, Europe, Asia, woodmac, oceania, North America