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  • Last update: Wednesday 25 November 2015 [1196 news items]

LONGi to supply 300MWp PV modules to CMNE, say reports

Nov 25, 15:11

Xi'an LONGi Silicon Materials has won procurement orders for 300MWp PV modules made of mono-Si cells from China Minsheng New Energy (CMNE), according to China-based media reports.

CGN to procure 600MWp PV modules in December

Nov 25, 12:19

China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN), a state-run utility firm that has extended from nuclear power to renewable energy, has announced open bids in December 2015 to procure 600MWp...

Jiangsu Aide Solar Energy Technology sees booming orders for PV modules

Nov 23, 21:35

Jiangsu Aide Solar Energy Technology, Taiwan-based rectifier diode maker Pan Jit International's PV module subsidiary maker based in eastern China, has obtained many OEM orders with...

Giga Solar to ship over 450 tons of PV silver paste in 2015

Nov 17, 12:14

Giga Solar Materials expects to ship more than 450 tons of PV silver paste in 2015, roughly double the shipments in 2014, according to company president Cafer Huang.

Overseas capacity expansion will cause moderate price slide across PV supply chain in 2016, says EnergyTrend

Nov 16, 22:11

The downward revision of income tax credit for photovoltaic systems for 2016 in the US has resulted in a general installation boom, which is prolonged by the planned feed-in tariff...

Taiwan PV installation capacity estimated at 150-200MWp in 2015

Nov 16, 15:59

The total installation capacity for rooftop PV systems and PV power-generating stations established in Taiwan in 2015 will reach 150-200MWp, far short of the target of 500MWp set...

Motech subsidiary invests in China-based PV module maker

Nov 16, 11:17

Solar cell maker Motech Industries' subsidiary Motech (Suzhou) Renewable Energy in eastern China will invest CNY11.4 million (US$1.78 million) for a 19% stake in Jinzhou Yangguang...

Inventec to combine 2 PV subsidiaries

Nov 11, 11:28

Notebook and hand-held device ODM Inventec has revealed it will merge two of its subsidiaries, PV module maker Inventec Energy and polysilicon solar cell maker Inventec Solar Energy,...

AD/CVD ruling and overseas capacity expansions are variables to the current PV boom, says EnergyTrend

Nov 9, 22:48

China's National Reform and Development Commission has announced that there will be no significant reduction in feed-in tariff (FiT) rates for the country's photovoltaic (PV) power...

China to lower feed-in tariffs for PV, wind power generation in 2016-2020

Nov 3, 14:07

The China government has drawn up tentative feed-in tariff rates for on-grid PV power-generating stations and distributed PV systems as well as land-based wind power-generating farms...

Taiwan solar cell makers trialing China-produced PV silver paste

Oct 28, 12:01

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have begun trials of PV silver paste from 2-3 China-based makers, raising the chance of breaking the existing dominance of Samsung...

Global mono-Si wafer capacity expected to exceed 14GW in 2015, says report

Oct 26, 15:59

Soaring demand from China, Japan and the US ensures that the first-tier photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturers are booked in orders up to the first quarter of 2016. Currently, prices...

EU mulls adjusting minimum import price for China-made PV products

Oct 22, 11:39

EU ProSun, a joint initiative of Europe-based PV companies led by Germany-based SolarWorld AG, has requested the European Union (EU) to exclude prices for China-made PV products from...

Giga Solar, Samsung SDI in hot competition in China market of PV silver paste

Oct 22, 11:35

Taiwan-based PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials has been intensely competing with Samsung SDI for the largest market share for PV silver paste in the China market, according...

PERC mono-Si PV modules to cost lower than poly-Si ones in 2017, says LONGi president

Oct 15, 16:20

Performance costs for PV modules made of PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) monocrystalline silicon solar cells will be lower than those for PV modules made of PERC polycrystalline...

SAS adopts Heraeus-developed PV front-side silver paste

Oct 14, 13:58

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) has adopted PV front-side silver paste developed by Germany-based Heraeus Holding GmbH, according...

China to continue PV feed-in tariff subsidization over next 8-10 years, says NEA

Oct 14, 12:10

China will continue subsidization for PV power generation based on feed-in tariff rates over the next 8-10 years but will focus the subsidization on distributed PV systems, according...

With Asia and US deployments rising, global 2015 solar PV forecast estimated at 59 GW, says IHS

Oct 13, 22:58

Global solar photovoltaic (PV) demand will reach 59GW in 2015, according to IHS. The company now expects global solar installations to grow by 33% in 2015, which is the fastest growth...

Hulk Energy obtains IEC, UL certification for Cigs-3000 series PV module

Oct 12, 14:57

CIGS thin-film PV module maker Hulk Energy Technology has obtained IEC 61646, IEC 61730 and UL 703 certification, and it also passed UL Type 1 fire-retardant testing for its Cigs-3000...

Orders flow into PV segment as government initiatives generate strong demand in China, says EnergyTrend

Oct 12, 14:33

Policy directives from the China government continue to drive the country's demand for photovoltaic (PV) systems. China's National Energy Agency has recently increased the national...

China hikes 2015 target PV installation capacity by 5.3GWp

Oct 2, 11:02

China's National Energy Administration (NEA) has upward adjusted target installation capacity for PV power-generating stations and distributed PV systems established around China...

Asia and Americas to push global PV demand up to 58GW in 2016, says report

Sep 25, 12:20

Major regional markets (i.e. China, the US and Japan) and other emerging markets continue to drive demand growth of 2015's photovoltaic (PV) market. According to EnergyTrend, the...

China makers quote 10% lower for PERC PV modules

Sep 23, 12:16

China-based makers have quoted below US$0.7/W for 290W PV modules made of 60 PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) monocrystalline silicon solar cells, 10% lower than prices offered...

Win Win Precision supplies PERC PV modules for Germany rooftop system

Sep 22, 11:52

Win Win Precision Technology has provided 1,784 WSP-280M6 PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) PV modules for use in a rooftop PV system in Germany, according to the company.

A roogtop PV system in Germany with PERC PV modules provided by Taiwan-based Win Win

Delta Electronics supplies inverters for Namibia PV power station

Sep 22, 11:20

Delta Electronics has revealed it has provided 100 M50A series string PV inverters each with 50kVA output for use in Omburu Solar Photovoltaic Park, the largest PV power station in...

Omburu Solar Photovoltaic Parktring with string PV inveters provided by Delta Electronics

Slow but steady price increases occurring in PV segment in next 2 months, says report

Sep 17, 14:23

According to a new report from EnergyTrend, strong demand from major markets such as China, the US, Japan and India ensures that first-tier PV module manufacturers will have fully...

PV factories in Malaysia may be subject to EU anti-circumvention probe

Sep 9, 14:54

The European Commission (EU) on May 29 announced an anti-circumvention investigation of China-, Taiwan- and Malaysia-based crystalline silicon solar cell and PV module makers, and...

China to regulate agriculture PV power stations

Sep 8, 11:13

The China government is set to draw up regulations to address the increasing establishment of PV power-generating stations for agricultural purposes around the country, according...

Giga Solar Materials expects return of 10-12% on investment in PV power-generating station in Japan

Sep 4, 12:18

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials estimates 10-12% for return on investment of JPY660 million (US$5.5 million) to set up a PV power-generating station with installation...

10-20MWp PV systems damaged by Typhoon in Taiwan

Sep 4, 10:52

Typhoon Soudelor which hit Taiwan over the August 8 weekend damaged 10-20MWp of PV systems and PV power-generating stations in Taiwan, according to industry sources.

Giga Solar to set up PV station in Japan

Sep 3, 10:43

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials will invest JPY660 million (US$5.5 million) to set up a PV power-generating station with installation capacity of 2MWp in Okayama Prefecture,...

China ends tax exemption for EPZ-imported polysilicon

Sep 1, 11:21

China's Ministry of Commerce on September 1 put an end to the exemption of anti-dumping and anti-subsidization tariffs on polysilicon imports from Europe-, US- and South Korea-based...

Japan sees decreased 2Q15 PV module shipments, says JPEA

Aug 31, 21:59

Makers in Japan shipped 1,737.6MWp of PV modules in total during the second quarter of 2015, decreasing 39% on quarter and 13% on year, according to Japan Photovoltaic Energy Association...

China PV module demand may see downturn in October

Aug 27, 14:54

While Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have seen increases in orders from China, especially for high-efficiency models, China's demand for PV modules is likely to...

TSMC Solar shutdown reflects challenges to CIGS thin-film PV module makers

Aug 26, 15:31

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) decision to shut down its wholly-owned subsidiary, TSMC Solar, underscores the challenges facing makers of CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide)...

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    New Energy see-through SolarWindow coatings

    New Energy Technologies, a developer of see-through SolarWindow coatings, capable of generating electricity on glass and flexible plastics, has claimed it has made breakthroughs towards...

    Photo: Company, Nov 25.

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    Suntech HiPerforma solar module

    Suntech has introduced the new HiPerforma 250 watt solar module that can be installed for residential, commercial and utility-scale uses. The module adopts Suntech's Pluto cell...

    Photo: Suntech, Jul 13.

  • PV+park+in+Hangzhou%2C+China

    PV park in Hangzhou, China

    China-based Astronergy has wons a 2MW rooftop PV project located at the in Hangzhou Energy and Environment Industrial Park through a competitive and selective bidding process. The...

    Photo: Company, Dec 15.

  • Applied+Materials+Solar+Technology+Center+in+China

    Applied Materials Solar Technology Center in China

    Applied Materials has opened an advanced solar research and demonstration facility in Xian, China. The Solar Technology Center is comprised of laboratory and office buildings covering...

    Photo: Company, Oct 30.

  • Applied+HCT+Diamond+Squarer+for+solar+wafers+

    Applied HCT Diamond Squarer for solar wafers

    Applied Materials has introduced ts new HCT Diamond Squarer system, which can reduce the cost of squaring silicon ingots by up to one-third while offering at least twice the cutting...

    Photo: Company, Oct 7.

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