JA Solar Targets 1.4GW of PERC Cell Production Capacity by 2016

JA Solar, one of the world’s leader in PV industry, has unveiled its financial results for the first quarter of 2016. The company’s performance has increased on a y-o-y base and is aiming to strengthen its business by enhance PERC cell production capacity to.. more

Solarcentury to Help London Distillers Build Largest PV Rooftop in East Africa

London Distillers’ building in Athi River, Kenya will soon be powered by the sun. International solar company Solarcentury is to install an almost 1MW roof solar system that will generate enough solar electricity to power the whole building during daylight hours. B.. more

Phoenix Solar to Build 10.2 MW PV Plant in Turkey

Phoenix Solar AG and its partner for the Turkish market, Asunim Yenilenebilir Enerji Teknolojileri İnş. Müh. San. Tic. Ltd. Şti., a member of the Asunim group ("Asunim Turkey"), have been jointly awarded an order by Akfen Renewable Energies, a.. more

Enel Starts Operating 160MW Solar PV Power Plant in Chile

Enel Green Power Chile Ltda (EGPC), a subsidiary of Enel, has completed and connected Finis Terrae in Chile to the national power grid. The 160MW facility is expected to generate up to 400GWh of solar electricity per year. Locating in the municipality of Mari.. more

15-Year Contract To Total And SunPower Awarded by Colbún

This morning, Colbún S.A. announced the award of a 15-year power purchase agreement to Total and SunPower for 500 gigawatt hours (GWh) of photovoltaic solar energy per year, with the construction of a 164MW solar power plant. The decision resulted from a compet.. more

Intevac Announces the Receipt of Multi-System Order for ENERGi™ Implant Systems

Intevac announced on May 25th the receipt of an order for two ENERGi™ ion implant systems for advanced solar cell manufacturing. "This new order for systems configured with our ion implantation source technology demonstrates continued and meaningful progre.. more

Jinko Solar Provides 122MW of Solar Modules to Chile

JinkoSolar announced on May 25th that it has supplied 122 MW to Pattern Energy Group LP (“Pattern Development”), for its Conejo solar project in Chile. Pattern Development, a US-based independent power producer, will also be the owner of this project.. more

Samsung SDI to Begin Producing PV Paste at its Wuxi Plant in China

Samsung SDI will start operating its Wuxi Plant in China where “PV paste,” a key photovoltaic material, will be produced. On May 24, Samsung SDI announced that it will start operating a photovoltaic paste production line in.. more

Schmid Group to Establish a Fully Integrated PV Manufacturing Plant in Iran

Schmid Group teams up with the Industrial Development & Renovation Organization of Iran (IDRO) to build a fully integrated PV manufacturing plant in Iran. The state of the art manufacturing facility will cover the entire PV value chain, including production o.. more

Yingli's PID Resistant TwinMAX High Efficiency Dual Glass Module Gets Commercialized

Yingli announced on May 24th that it has successfully commercialized its TwinMAX 60 Cell high-efficiency dual glass module (including the standard series and the bifacial series) and TwinMAX 72 Cell high-efficiency dual glass module (standard series). The bifacial se.. more