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: Best Solar Panels in 2020 | Top Solar Panel Manufacturers

Power Roll, Filia to Develop Solar PV-enabled Window Blackout Blinds
Power Roll and Filia Solar have signed an Application Development Partner Agreement to check out the use of Power Roll's solar film for solar PV-enabled window blackout blinds.
Sep 22, 2021 // Manufacturing News, Power Roll, Application Development Partner Agreement, David Wharton, Filia Solar, Neil Spann, solar PV-enabled window blackout blinds
North American solar maker Silfab gets investment for expansion
Canadian solar (PV) module maker Silfab Solar Inc on Wednesday claimed it has actually obtained a calculated growth financial investment led by personal equity fund supervisor ARC Financial Corp
Sep 17, 2021 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Canadian Solar, PV module, North America, Silfab, ARC Financial Corp, Brian Boulanger
FTC Solar 2P tracker is built for high winds as well as large-format modules
As the solar industry drives toward large-format modules FTC Solar revealed the Voyager+, a brand-new two-in-portrait-design solar tracker that intends to maximize energy capture while minimizing the manpower as well as devices needed for installment.
Sep 16, 2021 // Manufacturing News, USA, North America, ftc solar, Nagendra Cherukupalli, Matthew Gilliss
Seraphim breaks ground on brand-new phases of 10GW module manufacturing plant
Solar module producer Seraphim has started building and construction on brand-new phases of its 10GW module production facility in Jinzhai, China.
Sep 16, 2021 // Manufacturing News, China, Asia, PV module, seraphim, Polaris Li
Aussie Firm Stirs Market with Silver-free Cell at Record 25.54% Effectiveness
Sydney-based solar technology start-up SunDrive has apparently made a breakthrough, producing a silver-free commercial-size silicon solar PV cell with a record damaging performance of 25.54%.
Sep 15, 2021 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Australia, Sydney, Institute for Solar Energy Research, Oceania, isfh, efficiency, David Hu, Solar PV cell, SunDrive, Vince Allen
LONGi, JinkoSolar, JA Solar Advocate M10 Module Standardisation
Chinese solar PV manufacturers JA Solar, JinkoSolar, as well as LONGi have launched a joint statement to reveal they have actually gotten to a consensus on the standardisation of PV modules generated that are based on M10 wafers.
Sep 14, 2021 // Manufacturing News, China, JA Solar, JinkoSolar, Asia, wafers, LONGi
Toshiba reaches 15.1% power conversion performance for polymer film-based perovskite modules
Japanese corporation Toshiba stated it has developed a new covering approach that boosts the power discussion performance of huge, polymer film-based perovskite modules to a brand-new high.
Sep 14, 2021 // Manufacturing News, Japan, Asia, perovskite, efficiency, Toshiba, next generation solar
LONGi, Jinko as well as JA Solar launch module standardisation drive
3 of the solar industry's leading producers have launched a standardisation drive targeted at producing a requirement for module sizing and mounting opening spacing.
Sep 9, 2021 // Manufacturing News, JA Solar, JinkoSolar, longi solar, wafer, large-format modules
Heliene to establish 400MW mono PERC module production line in Minnesota
Canadian solar business Heliene prepares to spend US$ 21 million in a brand-new module assembly line in Minnesota, taking its total manufacturing ability as much as 900MW.
Sep 9, 2021 // Manufacturing News, USA, PV module, mono perc, North America, Minnesota, heliene
SMA cuts sales support as a result of supply chain challenges, project pushbacks
Inverter distributor SMA Solar Technology has reduced its revenue and earnings support for the rest of the year because of the undersupply of digital components.
Sep 8, 2021 // Manufacturing News, sma solar technology, supply chain, pv central inverter, inverter manufacturing, inverter supplier
Yingli Solar begins ramp of brand-new 5GW module facility
Yingli Solar has actually started the first phase of production at its brand-new 5GW high-efficiency module assembly site in Tianjin, China.
Sep 7, 2021 // Manufacturing News, Yingli Solar
SMA Solar cuts 2021 forecast because of shortage of components
German photovoltaic (PV) inverters maker SMA Solar Technology AG (ETR: S92) has actually lowered its sales and also revenues guidance for 2021 because of a shortage of digital components.
Sep 7, 2021 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Inverters, Germany, Europe, sma solar, Juergen Reinert
Chennai-Based Lucas TVS Plans 10 GWh Battery Gigafactory in Tamil Nadu
Significant auto component suppliers entering the battery production space shd be good news for India's aspirations. This is among the earliest at scale endeavors encouraging grid scale batteries too, timed well with a raising passion in the choice in India.
Sep 3, 2021 // Manufacturing News, Storage, India, Asia, gigafactory, Lucas TVS, naoki ota, T.K. Balaji
Tongwei boosts cell costs for second time in a month as poly prices borders upwards
Solar supplier Tongwei boosted the rates of its cells for the second time in a month on Monday, with polysilicon rates also edging upwards today.
Sep 1, 2021 // Manufacturing News, Tongwei, polysilicon, solar cell, cell pricing
Nextracker supplying trackers for 1.5-GW Arevon solar project portfolio
Renewables designer Arevon energy intends to use Nextracker single-axis trackers in its 1.5-GW portfolio of solar projects in Indiana as well as Nevada. Nextracker will provide NX Horizon solar trackers with going along with proprietary software as well as control systems.
Sep 1, 2021 // Manufacturing News, Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, North America, Nextracker, Solar Project, Arevon, Justin Johnson, Ryan Booth