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. See also: Solar Panel Company DirectoryBest Solar Panels  | Top Solar Panel Manufacturers

1Komma5 poised to save Meyer Burger's German module plant
1Komma5 steps up to save Meyer Burger's plant in Freiberg, Saxony, opposing short-sighted policies to ensure sustainable growth in the German solar industry.
Feb 26, 2024 // Manufacturing News, Germany, Europe, meyer burger, 1Komma5
Pahal Solar's Gujarat Factory to Double PV Module Capacity
Pahal Solar's new Gujarat factory will boost annual capacity to 1.8 GW, with plans to reach 5 GW by 2025. Offering PV modules and EPC services, they are a one-stop solar solution provider.
Feb 21, 2024 // Manufacturing News, Plants, India, Asia
Slovakia and Sekisui Chemical Partner to Revolutionize Solar Technology
Slovakia's Deputy Prime Minister signs agreement with Sekisui Chemical to explore production of lightweight perovskite solar panels in Slovakia, boosting research and development collaboration.
Feb 14, 2024 // Manufacturing News, Europe, Slovakia, Sekisui Chemical, Denisa Sakova, perovskite PV
Qcells and SOLARCYCLE Join Forces to Create Circular Solar Economy
Qcells and SOLARCYCLE join forces to revolutionize the solar industry in the US, creating a circular supply chain that reduces reliance on imports and generates thousands of clean energy jobs.
Feb 13, 2024 // Manufacturing News, Qcells, SOLARCYCLE
US Solar Manufacturer CubicPV Abandons 10GW Plant Amidst Collapsing Prices
US solar manufacturer CubicPV abandons plans for 10GW solar wafer facility due to collapsing prices and high costs. Focus shifts to module development and partnership with Waaree Energies. Meyer Burger and REC Silicon also face challenges in Europe and US.
Feb 9, 2024 // Manufacturing News, USA, meyer burger, wafer, North America, REC Silicon, CubicPV
Recom's Lion 450-W: The Game-Changing All-Black Solar Module
Introducing the Lion 450-W bifacial solar panel by Recom Technologies - an all-black design with a silver frame, offering a 30-year warranty and up to 20% more energy yield in low-light conditions. Experience reliability and quality with this efficient module.
Feb 8, 2024 // Manufacturing News, Recom, solar module
REC Silicon Halts Polysilicon Production in Butte, Cuts Workforce
REC Silicon, a leading Norwegian polysilicon producer, will halt production at its Butte plant in Montana due to electricity supply and demand issues. The company will focus on its silicon gases business instead.
Feb 8, 2024 // Manufacturing News, polysilicon, REC Silicon, Butte
Naturgy Partners with LONGi for Massive Solar Project in Spain
Renewables developer Naturgy partners with LONGi for solar modules in Spain, showcasing their ambition for renewables and the efficiency of LONGi's technology in competing with traditional power sources.
Feb 6, 2024 // Manufacturing News, Spain, Europe, Naturgy, Solar Project
LONGi and Naturgy Partner to Power Spain's Solar Revolution
LONGi's solar modules will power Naturgy's 2024 solar projects in Spain, offering efficient performance and durability in high heat conditions. A long-term partnership that showcases technological leadership.
Feb 5, 2024 // Manufacturing News, Commercial, Spain, Europe, LONGi, Solar Project
3S Swiss Solar Unveils State-of-the-Art PV Module Factory
3S Swiss Solar Solutions expands with a new PV module production facility in Worb, Switzerland, boosting capacity and paving the way for future growth in the solar industry.
Jan 30, 2024 // Manufacturing News, Europe, Switzerland, PV module, 3S Swiss Solar
Perovskia Revolutionizes Indoor Solar with New Factory Launch
Perovskia revolutionizes solar technology with its million-perovskite solar device factory, offering high efficiency, durability, and compliance with industry standards.
Jan 30, 2024 // Manufacturing News, Europe, Switzerland, Perovskia
Reliance-Backed NexWafe to Revolutionize US Solar Manufacturing
German solar startup NexWafe GmbH, backed by Reliance, plans to expand its solar wafer manufacturing capacity in the US, taking advantage of incentives and aiming to reduce production costs with its innovative EpiNex technology.
Jan 29, 2024 // Manufacturing News, USA, North America, nexwafe, Reliance, epinex, RSEL
First Solar Expands Ohio Manufacturing and Distribution Footprint
First Solar expands its manufacturing footprint in Ohio with a new distribution center, aiming to achieve 14 GW of US solar manufacturing capacity by 2026.
Jan 26, 2024 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, First Solar
Enel Subsidiary 3Sun Secures €560M for Solar Manufacturing Boost in Italy
Italian solar module manufacturing subsidiary 3Sun secures €560 million in financing for its Sicily plant, boosting Italy's manufacturing sector. The move comes as Germany faces challenges in solar manufacturing, highlighting opportunities in other parts of the EU.
Jan 25, 2024 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Italy, Enel, Europe, HJT Solar
GameChange Solar Unveils 2.5-GW Tracker Factory in Brazil
GameChange Solar expands its operations with a new tracker factory in Brazil, capable of producing 2.5 GW of solar capacity. The facility offers training, service, and technical support for the Genius Tracker model, with plans to supply equipment to other Latin American countries.
Jan 24, 2024 // Manufacturing News, South america, Brazil, tracker, GameChange