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
LONGi Breaks World Record: 33.9% Efficiency for Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Cells
LONGi's R&D team sets record-breaking 33.9% efficiency in tandem solar cell – and they're confident of pushing that to over 34% soon. Get the details from this expert analysis.
Nov 3, 2023 // Technology, Manufacturing News, solar cells, perovskite, silicon, Longi Green Energy Technology, efficiency
Trina Launches 5-GW US Solar Factory
Trina Solar is building the largest single-site silicon solar panel factory in the US, creating 1,500 jobs and investing over $200 million. Producing Vertex modules with 210-mm wafers, the 1 million-sq-ft facility is set to come online in 2024. Be part of the US solar market revolution with Trina Solar's 25+ years of experience and 150 GW of modules shipped worldwide.
Sep 12, 2023 // Manufacturing News, USA, solar panel, silicon, Trina Solar, North America
CubicPV Raises US$103M for U.S 10GW Wafer Production
CubicPV is now looking to build a 10GW US silicon wafer manufacturing base, and to continue its research into perovskite-silicon tandem technology.
Jun 14, 2023 // Technology, Markets & Finance News, USA, silicon, North America, CubicPV
Researchers create flexible monocrystalline silicon solar cells
A big group of technologists associated with numerous institutions in China, collaborating with two coworkers from Germany and also an additional two from Saudi Arabia, has located a way to create flexible monocrystalline silicon solar cells.
May 26, 2023 // Technology, Saudi Arabia, Germany, China, solar cells, Europe, Asia, silicon
Auner introduces 30.83% effectiveness for huge perovskite silicon tandem solar cell
Beijing Yaoneng Technology Co. (Auner), a Chinese programmer of perovskite and also crystalline silicon lamination photovoltaic innovation and supplier of photovoltaic cells as well as components, has actually introduced that its 25cm ² perovskite silicon tandem PV cell has actually attained a secure conversion performance of 30.83% in the laboratory, which has reportedly been confirmed by China's National Institute of Metrology.
May 12, 2023 // Technology, China, Asia, solar cell, perovskite, silicon, Auner, tandem
New project by Dutch-German consortium to create simplified tandem solar modules for European market
TNO, in cooperation with Dutch and German commercial companions, is advancing a perovskite/silicon tandem solar module suitable for very early market introduction.
Mar 22, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Germany, Europe, perovskite, silicon, solar module, TNO, Maarten Ribbens
Scientists check out the role of surface area texturing in perovskite-silicon tandem cells
Nano-textured surface areas are an interesting strategy for maximizing the optical qualities for monolithic perovskite/silicon tandem solar cells. Researchers from Germany's Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB) have actually checked out the growth of different textures of silicon surface areas making use of different industrial additives as well as their efficiency in silicon heterojunction (SHJ) and also SHJ-- perovskite tandem solar cells.
Mar 6, 2023 // Technology, Germany, Europe, perovskite, silicon, HZB, solar sells, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin
Linton to manufacture silicon equipment for photovoltaic panel makers within the United States
Linton Crystal Technologies (LCT) revealed it will produce solar silicon production equipment in the United States and intends to break ground on a united state manufacturing facility in Q2 2023. The Rochester, New York-based firm makes silicon-growing and crystal-processing equipment as well as has formerly dealt with Dalian Linton NC Machine Co. Ltd. in China to make its equipment.
Feb 8, 2023 // Manufacturing News, USA, solar panel, silicon, North America, Linton
REC Silicon and Hanwha Solutions Reach Ten Year Solar Silicon Supply Agreement
REC Silicon ASA, a Norwegian silicon producer, and Hanwha Solutions, part of Korea's Hanwha Group, have announced progress in finalizing a 10-year supply agreement for solar silicon production from the Moses Lake (Washington state) factory. This agreement is a major step forward for sustainable energy news and photovoltaic technology.
Feb 2, 2023 // Manufacturing News, silicon, hanwha solutions, REC Silicon ASA
America will certainly begin producing silicon solar cells for first time in half a decade
The united state solar market will certainly soon have the ability to make the most of locally produced solar cells. Enel North America, through its affiliate 3Sun USA, revealed its plans to develop a silicon solar cell production center in the USA with an anticipated minimum manufacturing capacity of 3 GW.
Nov 18, 2022 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, USA, solar cells, silicon, North America, Enel North America
Trina Solar begins building on huge vertically incorporated PV factory in China, eyes greater N-type manufacturing
Trina Solar has actually started building on a vast new industrial park in the central Chinese province of Qinghai that will cover practically the whole PV manufacturing chain from polysilicon manufacturing completely to modules.
Jun 22, 2022 // Manufacturing News, China, polysilicon, Asia, solar cell, silicon, wafers, Trina Solar, modules, n-type, qinghai
Jolywood signs agreement to establish 100,000 MT polysilicon project in northern China
Chinese module manufacturer Jolywood Solar has actually authorized an agreement with the government of Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province to build a high-purity, solar-grade polysilicon manufacturing facility as it tries to balance out rising raw material expenses and also push for greater vertical combination.
Mar 21, 2022 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, polysilicon, silicon, Jolywood, jolywood suzhou sunwatt co, shanxi
GCL-Poly confirms completion of its granular silicon facility, anticipates US$ 850m net profit in 2021
Major polysilicon and wafer manufacturer GCL-Poly Energy Holdings verified the completion of its granular silicon facility as well as, in a significant turnaround of its lot of money in 2020, is expecting RMB5.4 billion (US$ 850 million) in net profit for 2021, according to a business statement.
Jan 25, 2022 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, China, Asia, silicon, LONGi, GCL-Poly, granular silicon
Europe's Metal Sector Asks EU to Help it Deliver Energy Transition
Market association Eurometaux has asked EU policy-makers to enable participant states to support domestic manufacturers of aluminium, zinc and also silicon with state help to make sure products of the metals critical for the transition to reduced carbon energy.
Jan 18, 2022 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, silicon, EU, Zinc, aluminium, Cillian O'Donoghue, Eurometaux, metals industry, Ursula von der Leyen