Solar Manufacturing News

EGing to invest US$ 144 million over in manufacturing upgrades and relocation
EGing Photovoltaic, PV maker is planning after guiding a full-year 2019 internet gain reduction, production relocation and major production upgrades to come back to competitiveness.
Jan 23, 2020 // Manufacturing News, China, pv modules, c-si manufacturing, Asia, solar cell, monocrystalline wafer, eging photovoltaics
Panasonic creates superlight perovskite solar module with efficiency of 16%
The 3 millimeter thick module has an 802 sq cm area. The weight of the panel has been decreased via an ultrathin glass substrate, while conversion rate has been increased by an ink-jet coating technology.
Jan 22, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Japan, Panasonic, Asia, perovskite, MODULES & UPSTREAM MANUFACTURING, TECHNOLOGY
The Titanic Gift to China's Solar Makers of trump
The White House put an loophole in its own tariffs, and the effort to undo it has been held up in court.
Jan 22, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Tariffs, Solar, China, Trump, Asia, Hanwha Q-Cells
JinkoSolar establishes new efficiency records for its solar modules
The global solar industry leader has demonstrated new achievements for its HOT bifacial N-type and mono-PERC P-type module. Both types of solar devices have been tested by German TÜV Rheinland.
Jan 21, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, monocrystalline, JinkoSolar, cell module
Vietnamese PV maker Dehui bets on US solar to fuel 2020s growth
Dehui already runs 250,000 square feet across five production lines and has set aside a further one million square feet for future factories
Jan 21, 2020 // Manufacturing News, USA, pv modules, Asia, Bifacial PV, PV module, North America, bifacial modules, Vietnam, module manufacturing, bifacial solar, dehui, dehui solar
Manz and Shenzhen Yinghe Technology sign cooperation deal on lithium battery-making
Manz AG has signed an agreement with China’s Shenzhen Yinghe Technology for strategic cooperation in lithium-ion cell and module production.
Jan 17, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Storage, Germany, China, Europe, Asia, Manz AG, Shenzhen Yinghe Technology, lithium-ion cell
AE Solar will showcase its “hot-spot-free” solar module at Intersolar
German solar panel manufacturer AE Solar will showcase what it claims is the world’s first “smart hot-spot-free” solar module at Intersolar North America next month.
Jan 17, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Intersolar, solar module, AE Solar, Alexander Maier
Jinko claims two more efficiency records for bifacial panels
The Chinese manufacturer has achieved conversion efficiencies of 21.82% and 22.49% for its p-type PERC and n-type HOT bifacial panels, respectively. The results were confirmed by Germany’s TÜV Rheinland.
Jan 17, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, China, bifacial, PV panels, Asia, PERC, Jinko
S²A Modular acquires rights to FreeVolt graphene solar technology
Luxury sustainable home builder S²A Modular has acquired exclusive rights to use graphene solar panels incorporating graphene photovoltaic technology, PV Graf, patented by Polish headquartered solar specialist FreeVolt.
Jan 16, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, FreeVolt, S²A Modular, Ryan Leusch
Solar Industry Asks Trump to Allow More Cell Imports to Spur Domestic PV Manufacturing
U.S. trade officials are preparing a midterm review of the Trump administration’s solar tariffs, with a range of potential outcomes.
Jan 16, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Tariffs, USA, SunPower, Trump, North America, Hanwha Q-Cells, suniva, John Smirnow
Singulus gets €50 million follow-on CIGS thin film tool order from CNBM
Specialist PV manufacturing equipment supplier Singulus Technologies has received a new order for CIGS thin film processing tools from existing customer, China National Building Materials (CNBM).
Jan 16, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, China, Asia, CIGS thin film, CNBM, singulus technologies
Tentative US-China deal heralds trade bonanza for PV polysilicon makers
The easing of economic tensions between the US and China is set to throw a lifeline to the solar industry, bringing some respite to the sector after years of back-and-forth trade tariffs and levies.
Jan 16, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, USA, America, China, polysilicon, Asia, Donald Trump, North America, REC Silicon, solar trade, wacker, hemlock
Aiko Solar to achieve 45 GW of production capacity in 3 years
Aiko Solar Energy is inclined to considerably increase the production capacity of its plants over the coming three years.
Jan 15, 2020 // Manufacturing News, China, c-si manufacturing, Asia, solar cell, monocrystalline wafer, aiko solar
Microsoft May Have a Plan to Use Solar Panels to Charge the Next Surface Pro Through Its Type Cover Accessory
Type Cover for the Surface Pro Will Also Be Able to Charge Machine Using an Artificial Light Source
Jan 15, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Solar Panels, Microsoft
Sungrow to supply inverters for 200 MW of PV projects in Dubai, Egypt
China’s Sungrow Power Supply Co Ltd (SHE:300274) on Tuesday announced two contracts to supply residential, commercial and industrial inverter solutions for projects in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt with a total capacity of 200 MW.
Jan 14, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Inverters, Sungrow, China, Asia, Africa, Egypt, Alvin Shi