Enhancing the silicon carbide supply chain
GlobalWafers, a Taiwanese wafer maker, will certainly include 150mm silicon carbide to its items, made from mass SiC crystals generated by GT Advanced Technologies, under a brand-new multi-year contract to "build a brand-new source of supply of silicon carbide wafers."
Mar 20, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, USA, New Hampshire, wafer, North America, Taiwan, GlobalWafers, Greg Knight
Poly manufacturer takes out of wafer JV with semiconductor firm
GCL-Poly has actually drawn its dedication to infuse US$ 68m right into a 30 GW manufacturing capability wafer fab joint endeavor developed with Tianjin Zhonghuan in the Chinese self-governing area of Inner Mongolia, pointing out a choice to concentrate on 'extra affordable items'.
Mar 17, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, China, Asia, wafer, GCL-Poly
1366 Technologies Adds $18m in its Quest to Obtain Cheaper Solar Cells
1366 technollogy investing so much to ensure that they spend less time forming wafer with the use of molten silicon.
Dec 20, 2019 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, USA, solar cell, wafer, North America, 1366 technollogy
Risen Energy announces 500 Wp+ half cut mono PERC modules
The PV manufacturer declared the development of the new solar panels, which comprise new M12 series monocrystalline wafers, in a summit on Thursday in the Chinese city of Ningbo. The 50-cell modules are in fact slightly larger than 72-cell designs with 156.75 millimeter wafers, it stated.
Dec 13, 2019 // Manufacturing News, China, Solar Panels, Asia, Risen Energy, wafer
Canadian Solar trumpets new cell conversion efficiency breakthrough
Canadian Solar has attained what it describes as a new milestone for PV cell conversion efficiency, taking five months to break its own record in the field.
Sep 18, 2019 // Manufacturing News, Canadian Solar, wafer, GCL-Poly, p5, multicrystalline, isfh, mono PERC cells, Dr. Shawn Qu
‘Explosive growth’ ahead for Chinese PV predicts Solargiga
The Hong Kong manufacturer is holding out hope a boom that is expected to start imminently will help it turnaround losses that forced it to issue a profit warning last week. Getting its new production line in Qujing up to speed will help, provided the demand materializes.
Sep 3, 2019 // Manufacturing News, Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, China, Asia, wafer, Solargiga, monosilicon ingot
Longi: ‘Our larger wafer must be industry standard’
The Chinese giant has argued its 166mm M6 product should be the new iteration used worldwide, even though larger products have been launched by rivals. Longi says the fact existing cell and module production lines can be adapted for the M6 means rising demand for solar worldwide can be swiftly satisfied.
Aug 29, 2019 // Manufacturing News, Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, China, Asia, LONGi, solar modules, Zhonghuan Semiconductor, wafer, Li Zhenguo, Shen Wenzhong
Solargiga finally gets 600 MW ingot and wafer operation up and running
The solar manufacturer today moved to reassure investors ahead of what promises to be another rocky set of first-half figures in two days’ time. The Hong Kong company says it wants to add another 3.6 GW of mono ingot and wafer capacity by early 2021.
Aug 29, 2019 // Manufacturing News, China, Hong Kong, Asia, wafer, Solargiga, mono ingot
LONGi calls for industry alignment on wafer size as Hi-MO4 sales top 2GW
The solar industry must work together to agree on standardised larger wafer sizes, according to monocrystalline solar manufacturer LONGi Group.
Aug 21, 2019 // Manufacturing News, monocrystalline, c-si manufacturing, solar cell, silicon, wafer, LONGi Group, hi-mo4
Solargiga issues profit warning
The manufacturer has been unable to get its new mono ingot and wafer making facilities up to full speed and says the delay in confirming Beijing’s new solar policy this year also affected its bottom line.
Aug 17, 2019 // Manufacturing News, China, wafer, Solargiga, mono ingot, Beijing, Panda Green
Big news as Zhonghuan Semiconductor unveils 12-inch super wafer
The manufacturer says its Kwafoo product improves efficiency and, if used in the optimal p-type PERC type of panel, could boast a module output of 610 W.
Aug 17, 2019 // Manufacturing News, China, LONGi, PERC, Kwafoo, Zhonghuan Semiconductor, wafer, Tianjin, half-cut solar cells