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

JA Solar Materials Bifacial Modules for Solar Project in Malaysia
JA Solar has actually provided 43.8 MW bifacial double-glass modules for the 1st solar project that incorporates bifacial double-glass modules with trackers in Malaysia.
Aug 5, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance, Malaysia, JA Solar, pv modules, bifacial, Asia, Jin Baofang, International
Recom unveils tri-cut solar panel collection
The Jaguar series, with 20.81% effectiveness and 445 W of optimal outcome, may be a service for setups with room restrictions. The panels are based upon an unique cell design, which Recom describes as an evolution of the half-cut cell principle.
Aug 5, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, France, Europe, Recom, efficiency
Panasonic abandons Chinese solar production tie-up
The Japanese electronics titan said a partnership with GS-Solar will not appear and also it will proceed producing its modules in Japan and also Malaysia while looking for other collaboration chances.
Aug 5, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Japan, Malaysia, China, Panasonic, GS-Solar, Asia
Wacker CEO strikes out at Chinese competitors
Rudolf Staudigl highlighted polysilicon production overcapacity amongst Chinese competitors as he revealed Covid-19-battered second-quarter numbers for the Munich-based chemicals empire.
Aug 5, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance, Germany, Europe, wacker chemie, Rudolf Staudigl, covid-19
REC Silicon sells last remnants of Moses Lake polysilicon
The Norwegian firm mothballed its Washington State facility greater than a year ago as well as is currently reliant on semiconductor-grade poly as well as silane gas generated at its fab in Butte, Montana-- a center for which business claims it has received plenty of interest from possible buyers.
Aug 5, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance, USA, Washington, Europe, polysilicon, Montana, North America, Norway, REC Silicon
REIL Tenders for Manufacturing of 325Wp Poly Solar Modules
REIL has tendered for the rate agreement of making poly crystalline solar modules of 325Wp ranked ability from locally produced solar cells.
Aug 4, 2020 // Manufacturing News, India, tender, Asia, solar modules, REIL, polycrystalline
CPV panels for agrivoltaics
Swiss start-up Insolight has actually raised EUR4.6 million to bring its focusing PV module technology to commercial manufacturing. The panels have a claimed performance of 30% and power result of 160 W. Originally conceived for rootop solar, the item is currently being recommended as a fascinating alternative for agrivoltaic projects.
Aug 4, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance, Europe, Switzerland, Insolight, Laurent Coulot, Start-up, CPV panels
Suntech to reach 10 GW of yearly output capacity by year-end
The Chinese manufacturer has finished the very first 1.5 GW stage of its 10 GW growth plan. It will certainly release another 4 GW phase by the end of this year at two new centers in China's Jiangsu district.
Aug 4, 2020 // Manufacturing News, China, Asia, Suntech, Wuxi Suntech
Scratching the surface of LeTID
The devices behind light-elevated temperature-induced deterioration are still not completely comprehended, yet it is known to cause considerable efficiency losses for modules in the field. Researchers in China are investigating the causes of the sensation, as well as are currently concentrated on the surface area of the materials and the user interfaces in between the silicon and passivation layers.
Aug 4, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, China, Asia, letid
Highly efficient as well as stable double layer solar cell developed
Solar cells transform light into energy, but they can be inefficient and at risk to the atmosphere, deteriorating with, paradoxically, too much light or other variables, including dampness and also low temperature level. An international study team has established a brand-new sort of solar cell that can both stand up to environmental dangers and is 26.7% efficient in power conversion.
Aug 3, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, South Korea, Asia, solar cell, perovskite, efficiency, kaist, Byungha Shin
Inkjet printing manufacture leads method for functional perovskite solar cell manufacturing
Scientists from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology have developed a brand-new manufacture strategy based on inkjet printing that might make it possible for quick, effective and also scalable production of perovskite solar cells.
Aug 3, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, USA, Washington, solar cell, perovskite, North America, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Helge Eggers, Inkjet printing, Ulrich W. Paetzold
Chinese solar glass company maintains 24-hour heaters running throughout Covid situation
Xinyi Solar has actually revealed an additional excellent collection of figures and also strategies another 1,000-ton-per-day assembly line this month plus a new mine to source resources in September.
Aug 3, 2020 // Manufacturing News, China, Asia, Xinyi Solar, covid-19
Cadmium-free CIGS solar cell with 18% effectiveness
South Korean researchers made the cell with the chemical bath deposition method, utilizing various thiourea focus. For the buffer layer, they used zinc as opposed to cadmium sulfide. The cell is flexible and also is readily available in 7 various shades.
Aug 3, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, South Korea, Asia, solar cell, efficiency, CIGS, Cadmium-free
Fuzzy logic MPPT to enhance PV system performance
A Pakistani-Chinese research team has actually demonstrated a new maximum power factor tracking technique, based upon a fuzzy logic algorithm to supply faster results. The converter tech is asserted to have an effect on PV system performance and offer seclusion between the tons as well as the PV range.
Jul 31, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Inverters, China, Asia, Pakistan, PV system, Comsats University
Safeguard responsibility on solar cell imports expanded by a year
The import obligation will certainly be imposed on Chinese, Vietnamese and also Thai solar cells-- whether assembled right into components or not-- at 14.9% from today and also being up to 14.5% in six months' time. Malaysian items are excused as their imports have actually fallen drastically given that the obligation was enforced, in July 2018.
Jul 31, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance, Policy, Malaysia, India, China, Thailand, Asia, Vietnam