Solar Manufacturing News

Heliene Secures Historic 1.5GW Solar Module Order
Heliene Inc, a Canadian solar panel maker, has secured an order from US-based Nexamp Inc for 1.5 GW of solar modules - the largest community solar order in US history. Nexamp is financing the construction of 250 MW of PV parks across 6 states. Heliene has 3 production facilities in the US and Canada.
Sep 1, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Canada, PV module, North America, heliene
Soltec Powers Brazil Solar with 412 MW Order
Soltec Power Holdings SA and CET Brazil collaborate to deliver 6,394 SFOne trackers and 741,704 solar modules to a 412-MW photovoltaic project in Minas Gerais, Brazil. SFOne trackers minimise visual impact and maximise energy efficiency. Soltec and CET Brazil look to build a successful partnership.
Aug 31, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Plants, South america, Brazil, Soltec Powers
Trina Solar Vertex N 700W+: Mass Production Begins
Trina Solar has started mass production of the Vertex N 700W+ series modules, equipped with 22.5% module efficiency and n-type i-TOPCon Advanced tech. Tests by RETC show 3.96% increased annual power generation, with successful projects installed in Saudi Arabia and China.
Aug 31, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Trina Solar, Vertex Module
Trina Solar Expands: 15.5GW Vietnam Solar Complex
Trina Solar has commissioned a 15.5 GW solar manufacturing complex in Vietnam, with 210mm monocrystalline wafers, 6.5 GW wafer capacity & 4-5 GW module capacity. This marks a big step forward in Trina Solar's international manufacturing expansion, ensuring a steady supply of materials worldwide.
Aug 28, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Asia, Trina Solar, Vietnam
1.1 GW Solar Order For GCL SI in India
GCL SI secures 1.1GW of N-type high-efficiency solar modules for SAEL Industries Limited in India, one of the biggest PV module procurements in recent years. GCL SI's new N-type cell factory in China provides additional capacity to meet SAEL's ambitious 2GW annual installation goal.
Aug 23, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, India, Asia, solar module, GCL SI
Sekisui Chemical Charges Ahead With Bendable Perovskite Solar Cells
Sekisui Chemical is investing $68 million to mass produce perovskite solar cells (PSCs) with 10-year durability and 15% efficiency. Japanese gov't is supporting this cutting edge tech to install in public facilities.
Aug 21, 2023 // Manufacturing News, China, Asia, solar cell, perovskite, Sekisui Chemical
First Solar: Quantum Dot Efficiency for Solar
Discover the world's first solar energy breakthrough with quantum dot efficiency – from First Solar. Learn more now!
Aug 16, 2023 // Technology, Manufacturing News, First Solar, efficiency, ubiqd, quantum dot
Bio-Inspired Solar Leaf Yields Renewable Energy, Freshwater
Harness the power of nature with this bio-inspired solar leaf that uses renewable energy to produce both freshwater and energy. 10+ years of SEO experience.
Aug 16, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Imperial College London, PV-leaf
Siemens Powers Up 800MW US Inverter Factory
Siemens builds 800MW US inverter factory, providing reliable and efficient energy solutions for industry and commercial applications.
Aug 16, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Inverters, Siemens
Caelux Secures $12M to Power Tandem Solar Glass
Caelux, a solar technology company, secures $12 million in Series A3 funding to expand their factory, conduct research, and launch their revolutionary solar product, Caelux One, with the potential to exceed 30% efficiency and meet market requirements.
Aug 15, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Caelux
Australia's Next Energy Leap: Hysata Giga-Scale Hydrogen Electrolysers
Australian start-up Hysata opens "giga-scale" production plant for world's most efficient electrolyser technology. 95% efficiency rate with 1GW of production annually and major investors, government funding and 9.4GW of orders. Helping the world reach goal of trillion-dollar investment in electrolysers for hard to abate industries.
Aug 14, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Plants, Australia, Oceania, hysata
Maxeon To Build US Solar Factory: 3-GW Impact
Maxeon Solar Technologies plans to build a 3-GW solar cell and panel factory in Albuquerque, NM, creating 1,800 jobs and increasing the company's total North American solar panel capacity to 4.8 GW. DOE loan and tax credits are eligible for the project.
Aug 11, 2023 // Manufacturing News, USA, North America, Maxeon
EDF & Canadian Solar Forge 7GW Solar Pact
EDF Renewables North America and Canadian Solar announce multi-year agreement for 7GW of high efficiency solar modules. Canadian Solar to invest US$250m in Texas factory, creating 1,500 jobs and 5GW of annual output. Agreement aligns with IRA guidelines.
Aug 10, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Canadian Solar, EDF, solar module
GCL SI Launches 10GW N-Cell Factory
GCL System Integration Technology Co Ltd has launched its 10-GW N-type solar cells factory in Wuhu City, China. USD 1.12 billion project with cell production capacity of over 22% efficiency, to be completed soon, complies with GCL Group's full PV industrial chain.
Aug 7, 2023 // Manufacturing News, China, Asia, GCL SI
US-German Alliance Launches Perovskite Solar Plant
REVKOR and H2GEMINI partner to construct a 5GW solar cell and module production facility, beginning production in Q2 2024. The project will utilize HJT/Perovskite technologies and mark a milestone for renewable energy.
Aug 2, 2023 // Technology, Manufacturing News, USA, Germany, Europe, perovskite, North America