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.

GCL-SI structure 60GW incorporated solar module megacomplex in Hefei City
'Solar Module Super League' (SMSL) participant, GCL System Integration Technology (GCL-SI) is to construct a 60GW solar module megacomplex in Hefei City, China at a price of around US$ 2.5 billion over a four-year duration.
Mar 27, 2020 // Manufacturing, China, pv modules, c-si manufacturing, Asia, solar cell, monocrystalline wafer, GCL
BayWa: COVID-19 influences 'not feasible' to forecast after RES system's solid 2019
BayWa AG has actually avoided making efficiency forecasts for 2020 while COVID-19's effects stay uncertain, adhering to a solid year for its renewable resource device.
Mar 27, 2020 // Manufacturing, Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance, Spain, Germany, Europe, baywa r.e., Don Rodrigo, Coronavirus, covid-19, pv components
Sonnedix Japan brings 39MW online as developing PV market targets additional price declines
JP Morgan's majority-owned international independent power manufacturer (IPP) Sonnedix has actually brought online a 38.7 MW PV plant in southerly Japan, while an expert has claimed the nation's solar sector remains to target expense decreases to bring it in accordance with international levelised price of power (LCOE) numbers.
Mar 27, 2020 // Manufacturing, Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance, Japan, Sonnedix, auctions, Asia, modules, feed-in tariff, grid connection, soft costs
Organic solar cell with brand-new movie morphology and also 16.88% performance
Chinese scientists have developed a single-layered organic solar cell based on non-fullerene acceptors with improved fill factor and short-circuit current density. They achieved their results with a new morphology that could be more suitable for vertical charge transport.
Mar 27, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing, China, Asia, solar cell, efficiency, Shanghai Jiao Tong
SunPower minimizes monitoring incomes, ices up employing as well as takes out 2020 monetary assistance
SunPower CEO: "We stay on course to finish our prepared firm divided right into 2 individually concentrated pure-play solar firms by the end of the 2nd quarter."
Mar 26, 2020 // Manufacturing, Markets & Finance, USA, SunPower, North America, covid-19, Tom Werner
GAF Energy presents brand-new extremely high-efficiency panel for their roof-integrated solar system
GAF Energy, North America's leading supplier of roof-integrated solar services, has actually introduced the launch of a new extremely high-efficiency photovoltaic panel for usage with its roof-integrated solar item. The brand-new Solaria panels are 16 percent a lot more effective than the previous offering, enabling property owners to fit even more roof-integrated solar capability in a comparable quantity of area.
Mar 26, 2020 // Manufacturing, Rooftop PV, solaria, North America, PV panel, Suvi Sharma, GAF Energy, Martin DeBono
Canadian Solar including 3GW of module ability in 2020 in spite of absence of need
Solar Module Super League (SMSL) participant, Canadian Solar strategies to boost module setting up capability by 3GW in 2020, providing the firm a complete nameplate ability of 16GW, while deliveries were directed in between a variety of 10GW to 12GW for the year.
Mar 26, 2020 // Manufacturing, Markets & Finance, Canadian Solar, China, pv modules, c-si manufacturing, Asia, solar cell
First Solar's manufacturing facilities roll on in United States, Asia as COVID-19 lockdowns increase
First Solar has actually chosen to maintain its manufacturing facilities in United States and also Asia open in the meantime complying with an evaluation that some are not covered by lockdown strategies passed in either area.
Mar 26, 2020 // Manufacturing, Markets & Finance, USA, Malaysia, First Solar, Asia, North America, Vietnam, cdte thin-film modules, Ohio, Coronavirus, covid-19, lpkf
Creating super-strong solar components for the tropics
A global study group has actually specified the functional criteria required to make as well as make crystalline silicon PV components for exotic environments. The team recommended a back-junction, back-contact cell technology with a careful laser soldering strategy it declares uses the most effective capacity to produce such durable panels.
Mar 26, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing, UK, pv modules, Europe, Africa, Ghana
Poland quadruples solar power result, ends up being 5th biggest manufacturer in Europe
In 2015 was one of the most lucky year for the European Union in the solar power market. In 2019, the EU included 16.7 GW solar power installments to its profile, boosting the number by 104% considering that 2018. The sharp increase noted the greatest development in solar power generation given that 2010. Up until now, 5 participant nations have actually added one of the most, consisting of Spain (4.7 GW), Germany (4 GW), the Netherlands (2.5 GW), France (1.1 GW), and also Poland (784 MW).
Mar 25, 2020 // Manufacturing, Markets & Finance, Poland, Europe, Deividas Varabauskas
Scatec Solar reports minimal Covid-19 influence so far
While it has actually seen little results for its operating PV possessions, the Norwegian solar developer claims the coronavirus pandemic has actually begun to influence building and construction, appointing and also screening of a few of its brand-new solar plants.
Mar 25, 2020 // Manufacturing, Markets & Finance, Raymond Carlsen, Scatec Solar, Europe, norway, Coronavirus, covid-19
Solar glass business blog posts excellent numbers-- yet recognizes Covid-19 hazard
Xinyi Solar reported document earnings previously this month, not remarkably motivating favorable broach prolonging its strategies to increase manufacturing capability this year as well as following. Nonetheless, with PV need in Europe trick to its returns, the firm has actually approved the coronavirus epidemic might have an influence this year.
Mar 25, 2020 // Manufacturing, Residential, Markets & Finance, Canada, Spain, Germany, Italy, China, Hong Kong, Ukraine, Europe, Asia, Netherlands, North America, Turkey, Xinyi Solar, covid-19
Juwi: COVID-19 triggering stagnation of eco-friendly project licensing
A gamer behind significant solar projects in Europe, the United States as well as others has actually articulated problems over COVID-19's influence on project allowing, advising it might intensify hold-ups driven by various other variables.
Mar 25, 2020 // Manufacturing, Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Policy, EPC, Germany, Europe, juwi, Coronavirus, covid-19
First Solar devices vendor LPKF Laser keeping manufacturing in spite of COVID-19 situation
Germany-based LPKF Laser & Electronics AG has actually informed PV Tech that its factory in Germany have the ability to run at regular capability degrees, in spite of the ongoing effect of COVID-19.
Mar 25, 2020 // Manufacturing, Markets & Finance, Germany, Europe, first solar inc, cdte thin-film modules, Coronavirus, covid-19, lpkf, laser scribing
3SUN compelled to shut heterojunction plant in Sicily on bigger closures throughout Italy
Italian utility, Enel has actually been compelled to shut its solar production procedures using subsidiary, 3SUN, because of brand-new Italian federal government regulations on 22 March 2020, that included the closure of all non-essential manufacturing centers throughout all Italian regions.
Mar 24, 2020 // Manufacturing, Italy, Enel, pv modules, Europe, c-si manufacturing, tracker, monocrystalline wafer, heterojunction solar cell, Coronavirus, covid-19, 3sun