Solar Manufacturing News

Meyer Burger Halts German Plant, Shifts Focus to US
Swiss solar tech company Meyer Burger shifts focus to the US, closing its German manufacturing site and anticipating significant profits in the American market.
Jan 18, 2024 // Manufacturing News, USA, Germany, Europe, meyer burger, North America
Vertical Panels: The Future of Solar Farming in the US
Next2Sun's agrivoltaics projects bring vertical solar panels to the US, maximizing land use and offering protection for crops and soil health. Collaboration with iSun in Vermont marks a new milestone.
Jan 17, 2024 // Technology, Manufacturing News, USA, Germany, Europe, PV module, North America, startup, Next2Sun
LG Electronics Unveils First US Factory for Advanced EV Chargers
LG Electronics opens first US factory for EV charging stations, boosting America's charging infrastructure. New tech jobs and revenue opportunities await in North Texas.
Jan 16, 2024 // Manufacturing News, Storage, USA, North America, LG Electronics, EV charger
RenShine Solar Unveils 150MW Perovskite PV Line in China
RenShine Solar completes 150MW perovskite PV module project, aiming for mass-scale production of high-efficiency panels by mid-2024. Expanding capacity with gigawatt-level production lines for versatile applications.
Jan 15, 2024 // Manufacturing News, China, Asia, PV module, RenShine Solar
Emmvee to Power Gujarat with 240-MW Solar Plant
Emmvee, an Indian solar module maker, has won a contract to supply 300 MWp of its Bifacial MonoPERC Solar panels for a 240-MW solar plant in Gujarat. The project will power the state electricity regulation board and is set to be completed by May 2025. Emmvee is also expanding its manufacturing capacity with a new 1.5-GWp cell line.
Jan 12, 2024 // Manufacturing News, India, Asia, PV Power Plant, emmvee
First Solar's Indian Solar Factory Powers Up with 3.3GW Capacity
First Solar's new module factory in Tamil Nadu, India, boosts the country's solar technology sector and creates high-value jobs, supporting India's self-sufficiency goals and the global shift to cleaner energy.
Jan 12, 2024 // Manufacturing News, India, First Solar, Asia, PV module
QCells and Microsoft Forge 12-GW Solar Power Partnership
Microsoft partners with QCells to become one of the world's largest buyers of renewable energy, investing in solar modules and services to achieve its sustainability goals.
Jan 9, 2024 // Manufacturing News, Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, Microsoft, PV module, North America, Qcells
New Push for Aussie Solar: Tindo Pitches $100m Mod Gigafactory
Adelaide-based Tindo unveils plans to build a $90-100 million "gigafactory" in Australia, backed by federal government support. The ambitious project relies on ARENA funding, state initiatives, and the 2022 IRA. With the right support, Australia's last remaining solar panel producer can kick start a domestic upstream supply chain.
Jan 8, 2024 // Manufacturing News, Australia, PV module, Oceania
GCL Unveils World's Biggest Perovskite Plant
GCL Group Holdings is revolutionizing solar energy with the world's biggest perovskite solar cell factory, boasting a 2GW capacity and up to 26% photoelectric conversion efficiency. The panels have already been tested in space with the successful launch of Landspace's ZQ-2 II.
Dec 29, 2023 // Manufacturing News, solar cell, perovskite, GCL Group Holdings
576MW Solar Deal Signed in Romania
LONGi and Nofar Energy Romania have reached an agreement for a 576MW PV project in Romania, with Hi-MO 7 modules and ESG-compliant financing from a leading banking corporation. Mirel Jarnea and Favi Stelian are excited for the progress and future of sustainable energy in Romania.
Dec 29, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Plants, Europe, LONGi, Romania, Nofar Energy
DMEGC's "Infinity" Modules: 25.5% Efficiency
DMEGC Magnetics Co Ltd introduces two cutting-edge module series for residential and power plant sectors. TOPCon cells with up to 25.5% efficiency, 430-620W power range, PFAS-free, RoHS/REACH-certified and IEC TS 63209-1:2021 compliant. 100% renewable energy-powered modules available worldwide.
Dec 28, 2023 // Manufacturing News, PV module, efficiency, TOPCon cell, DMEGC Magnetics Co Ltd
Tongwei's $4B Bet on Solar Recovery
Tongwei Co. pushes ahead with ambitious expansion plans while Chinese solar sector braces for inevitable consolidation and price wars. The 28 billion yuan ($3.9 billion) factory in Inner Mongolia promises 500,000 tons of industrial silicon and 400,000 tons of polysilicon annually.
Dec 26, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Tongwei, China, polysilicon, Asia, silicon
Waaree Invests $1B to Build US Solar Giant
Waaree Energies is investing up to $1 billion to build a 3GW solar module manufacturing facility in Houston, USA - creating 1,500 jobs and supplying multi-GWs of solar modules over 5 years. Join the clean energy revolution!
Dec 22, 2023 // Manufacturing News, USA, Texas, PV module, North America, waaree
LONGi Breaks 27% Solar Cell Efficiency
LONGi sets record with 27.09% efficiency solar cells, made with all-laser patterning process. Cutting costs and indium usage, LONGi is paving the way for brighter future of solar PV.
Dec 21, 2023 // Technology, Manufacturing News, solar cell, LONGi, efficiency
Higher Efficiency: TrinaTracker Launches Combo Module
Introducing TrinaTracker's Vanguard 1P tracker with 700W+ modules - design, flexibility and efficiency for smarter, faster installation and real-time monitoring. Enjoy 8% energy savings and up to 0.4% increased efficiency. Perfect for residential, commercial and industrial settings. 170GW cumulative shipments speaks for itself.
Dec 20, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Trina Solar, efficiency