Prepare for Norwegian graphite battery manufacturing facility
Norwegian polysilicon manufacturer as well as silicon organisation Elkem is preparing to build a manufacturing facility in Herøya.
Aug 19, 2020 // Manufacturing News, China, Europe, polysilicon, Asia, silicon, Norway, Elkem
Solar manufacturers, designers prompt caution over polysilicon prices volatility
The announcement from Tongwei on 10 August revealing new cell rate surges was a shock for the whole PV market. Contrasted to its previous quote on 24 July, the cost of poly cells increased by another 6 USD cents/W, with a more boost of 8 cents/W for 156.75 mm, 158.75 mm and also 166mm mono cells.
Aug 17, 2020 // Manufacturing News, polysilicon, JinkoSolar, Daqo, monocrystalline wafer, wafer, GCL, cell, tianjin zhonghuan semiconductor tzs, Jing Qian
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 News, USA, Washington, Europe, polysilicon, Montana, North America, Norway, REC Silicon
Wacker's polysilicon sales slump to new historical low
Major polysilicon manufacturer Wacker Chemie has actually reported polysilicon sales of EUR152.5 million in the 2nd quarter of 2020, a brand-new reduced, because of weak need as well as reduced exercise rates, leading to losses of EUR35 million for its polysilicon division.
Jul 30, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, polysilicon, c-si manufacturing, wacker chemie
Daqo drives polysilicon manufacturing prices to market document US$ 5.86/ kg.
China-based high-purity polysilicon manufacturer Daqo New Energy has actually reported that in the very first quarter of 2020, the typical complete manufacturing expense of polysilicon was minimized to US$ 5.86/ kg, below US$ 6.38/ kg in the previous quarter, a brand-new market document.
May 22, 2020 // Manufacturing News, China, polysilicon, JinkoSolar, Asia, Daqo New Energy, Longi Green Energy Technology, covid-19, pv tech covid-19 tracker
Wacker overviews more losses for polysilicon department in 2020
Significant polysilicon manufacturer Wacker Chemie has actually led additional losses were anticipated from its polysilicon department, because of ongoing rates stress.
Mar 18, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, USA, polysilicon, c-si manufacturing, wacker chemie, North America
Hanwha departures solar-grade polysilicon organisation
South Korean solar-grade polysilicon manufacturer, Hanwha Solutions is to leave business by the end of 2020, adhering to OCI's choice to shutter polysilicon plants in the nation.
Feb 21, 2020 // Manufacturing News, South Korea, China, polysilicon, c-si manufacturing, wacker chemie, Asia, Hanwha, oci chemical
German polysilicon manufacturer will certainly reduce 1,000 tasks
Wacker Chemie has actually taken the very first steps of its restructuring program with the lay-offs set to specifically influence its German areas. Poor efficiency by the chemical firm's polysilicon organisation is the major source of the situation.
Feb 21, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Germany, Europe, polysilicon, wacker chemie, Christian Hartel
OCI closing Korean solar quality polysilicon plants on US$ 636m problems cost
Significant Korean polysilicon manufacturer, OCI Chemical is to shut 2 solar quality polysilicon plants in Korea as manufacturing expense are nearly dual the present record low ASPs.
Feb 12, 2020 // Manufacturing News, China, polysilicon, c-si manufacturing, wacker chemie, Asia, Korea, oci chemical, hanwha chemical, tongwei group
Wacker’s polysilicon division dives to €55 million loss in 2019
Major polysilicon producer Wacker Chemie has reported preliminary full-year 2019 financial results, highlighting higher than previously guided asset impairment charges on its polysilicon division as ASPs (Average Selling Price) remain at record lows leading to an EBITDA loss of €55 million.
Jan 28, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, China, polysilicon, wacker chemie, Asia, Rudolf Staudigl
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
Wacker forced to lower 2019 group profits as polysilicon price declines continue
Major polysilicon producer Wacker Chemie has warned its overall group profitability for 2019 would be around 30% lower than the prior year, due to continued weak demand from the solar industry in China and continued polysilicon prices declines to industry record lows.
Oct 16, 2019 // Manufacturing News, China, polysilicon, c-si manufacturing, wacker chemie, Asia, 531 new deal, Rudolf Staudigl
JA Solar to combat cell LID issues with Ga-doped p-type crystalline silicon wafers
‘Solar Module Super League’ (SMSL) member, JA Solar has licensed a number of patents from Shin-Etsu Chemical on doping Ga in silicon crystals and using the Ga-doped p-type crystalline silicon wafers for making solar cells to mitigate the impact of Light Induced Degradation (LID).
Oct 15, 2019 // Manufacturing News, China, JA Solar, polysilicon, c-si manufacturing, Asia, solar cell, Jin Baofang, lid, unsw, shin-etsu chemical
Several buyers keen on REC Silicon’s Butte facility, CTO tells PV Tech
Norwegian polysilicon manufacturer REC Silicon announced last Thursday it is considering selling its silane gas facility in Butte, in the US state of Montana.
Oct 9, 2019 // Manufacturing News, Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, Washington, polysilicon, Montana, North America, REC Silicon, trade war, silane gas, James May
Iberdrola toasts Spanish 50MW solar PPA with Heineken
Heineken is to fully power its Spanish operations via a new utility-scale solar plant, set to be developed by energy giant Iberdrola.
Sep 24, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Spain, Portugal, Iberdrola, pv power plants, Europe, polysilicon, iberia, Polycrystalline modules, corporate ppa, heineken