Specialist PV manufacturing equipment supplier Singulus Technologies said it had signed ‘pre-contracts’ worth more than €110 million (US$123 million) for CIGS thin-film production equipment with China National Building Materials (CNBM), owner of manufacturer Avancis.
Laser micromachining systems specialist 3D-Micromac has established a new subsidiary in Wuxi, China to produce and sell its laser systems such as its ‘microCELL’ system used for Laser Contact Opening (LCO) of high efficient PERC solar cells.
PV equipment supplier Amtech Systems announced today that Dr. Albert Hasper has been appointed as managing director of Amtech Europe, while Dr. Jan-Marc Luchies will take over as chief technology officer of Amtech Systems.
PV wafer and module manufacturer ReneSola reported first quarter 2016 results inline with guidance as the company continues to shift away from its OEM module business and focus on downstream PV power plant projects.
The majority owner of Hanergy Thin Film Power Group, Li Hejun has resigned his positions as an executive director and chairman as part of a management reshuffle as it attempts to improve its corporate governance position.
On Sunday EDF inaugurated the 50MW Zmorot solar park located in the northern Negev desert, covering more than 60 hectares and comprised of more than 200,000 solar panels supplied by French silicon PV module manufacturer Photowatt.
PV module manufacturing equipment specialist M10 Industries is using SNEC 2016 to highlight its new ‘Kubus MTS 5000’ stringer via 3D simulation demonstrations at the event being held this week in Shanghai, China.