Solar Manufacturing News

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EU Grants Midsummer for Solar Cell Factory in Sweden
Sweden's Midsummer is advancing its goal of becoming a leader in solar energy with an impressive grant that will infuse its high-tech manufacturing initiatives.
Dec 6, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Sweden, Europe, solar cell, midsummer
90MW Brazilian Solar Projects Energized by Trina Solar
Experience a new energy solution with Trina Solar's modules & trackers, providing 90MW of distributed solar power in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Cemig SIM & Cemig join forces to create a more efficient energy system with Trina Solar's integrated solution.
Dec 1, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, South america, Brazil, PV module, tracker, Trina Solar
GCL SI to Raise $680M for 20-GW N-Type Cell Factory
GCL System Integration Technology Co Ltd obtains approval for CNY-4.84-billion private share sale in Shenzhen, with proceeds to fund expansion of 10-GW N-type cell factory and increase module capacity to 30 GW.
Nov 28, 2023 // Manufacturing News, China, Asia, GCL SI
AI Guides Perovskite Solar Cell Mfg
Discover how AI can help produce high-grade perovskite solar cells with greater efficiency. Learn how Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and two Helmholtz platforms used AI to predict the quality of perovskite layers and cells with their Advanced Materials breakthrough.
Nov 23, 2023 // Technology, Manufacturing News, solar cell, perovskite, KIT, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
JA Solar Passes EPD Tests: A Green Step Forward
JA Solar has achieved environmental sustainability with their EPD assessments, resulting in registration on the Norway and Italy systems. See how their p-type and DeepBlue 4.0 Pro products are setting the standard for eco-friendly design and reducing their carbon footprint. Discover their commitment to sustainability and how it will increase their influence in the PV market.
Nov 23, 2023 // Manufacturing News, JA Solar, solar module
JinkoSolar Reaches 200 GW Solar Panel Milestone
Experience the solar revolution with JinkoSolar! Get the highest ever shipments of 16.9 GW in Q1 2021 and enjoy the reliable and efficient solar panel lineup globally. Join the 200 GW solar panel family and enjoy the solar revolution!
Nov 16, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, JinkoSolar
Armor Joins French Solar Revolution with HoloSolis Stake
Armor Group has acquired a 20% stake in HoloSolis, a French solar company that plans to build a 5GW factory. Heraeus Holding GmbH also invested less than a month prior. Be part of the change - HoloSolis and Armor Group are creating 1,700 jobs and a EUR-700-million factory with the capacity to produce 10 million solar panels annually.
Nov 15, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Armor Group, HoloSolis
$3M Boosts Perovskite Solar Mfg.
University of Michigan project backed by $3 million grant from NSF seeks to improve process of semiconductor materials manufacturing for perovskite solar cells. New cyber manufacturing technology may radically transform manufacturing, while protecting company info and worker interests.
Nov 15, 2023 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, solar cell, perovskite, University of Michigan
Canadian Solar's 5GW Wafer Plant: Thailand-bound
Canadian Solar is investing in the US and Southeast Asia, with a new 5 GW solar wafer production unit in Thailand set to be operational by March 2021. Wafers to be used in the Indiana cell plant by 2025. US investment also includes a module assembly plant in Texas and a 1 GWh DC project in Arizona.
Nov 10, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Canadian Solar, Thailand, Asia, Wafer Plant
India Reaches 60GW Solar Manufacturing Milestone
India's solar industry is making history, with 60 GW of module manufacturing capacity available in FY 20-21 - a 50x increase! Reaching the government's 500 GW renewable energy target by 2030 is within reach, thanks to high-quality Indian-made solar modules in North America and Europe. The PLI scheme adds 40 GW capacity by FY 24-25, making India a leading global supplier.
Nov 9, 2023 // Manufacturing News, India, Asia, All India Solar Manufacturers Association, AISMA
PVEL Strengthens PV Module Tests: Hail, Backsheet Durability Focus
PVEL upgrades Product Qualification Program to provide more data-driven insights into PV module procurement, including UVID, HSS, MSS, LID, DH, LETID, and BDS tests on 600 mills of materials from 70+ manufacturers.
Nov 9, 2023 // Technology, Manufacturing News, PV module, pvel
China Widens Solar Gap: WoodMac
China to remain the global leader in solar supply chain for the next 4 years, controlling 80% of global capacity. USD 130B invested, cost, tech & policy advantages. Capacity sufficient to cover global demand until 2032. US & India to add 200 GW, but Chinese imports remain.
Nov 8, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, China, Asia
KOSOL Energies Doubles Solar Capacity to 2.25 GW
KOSOL Energie strengthens its solar module production to 2.25 GW with 1 GW TOPCon line and dual glass module technology. Its range of modules from 580 Wp to 715 Wp are designed for residential and commercial rooftops. TOPCon technology is the go to for higher efficiency and China is leading the way.
Nov 7, 2023 // Manufacturing News, topcon, solar module, KOSOL Energie
LONGi Breaks World Record: 33.9% Efficiency for Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Cells
LONGi's R&D team sets record-breaking 33.9% efficiency in tandem solar cell – and they're confident of pushing that to over 34% soon. Get the details from this expert analysis.
Nov 3, 2023 // Technology, Manufacturing News, solar cells, perovskite, silicon, Longi Green Energy Technology, efficiency
Engie Orders 200 MW Waaree Solar for Gujarat
Engie India and Waaree Energies partner to build 200 MW PV project in Gujarat village. Waaree to supply AHNAY 545-Wp bifacial modules for 25 year power supply to GUVNL. Waaree, the largest solar module maker in India, to start delivery in November & launch IPO of up to USD-350 million.
Oct 31, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, India, Engie, Asia, solar module