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Following a week in which SolarCity and then Panasonic both claimed to have achieved record efficiencies, SunPower has hit back, saying its products are “the most efficient solar panels commercially available today”.
PV manufacturing equipment specialist Singulus Technologies said it would not meet previous revenue expectations for the year as potential orders within its Optical Disc business segment had not materialised.
Taiwan-based merchant solar cell producer Motech Industries has reported September sales 11% higher than in the previous month and a new recent record.
Taiwan-based PV metallisation paste producer Giga Solar Materials has reported record sales each month since April, 2015.
Major merchant solar cell producer Gintech Energy Corp has reported a 3% consecutive monthly slip in sales.
JinkoSolar has frozen plans to build a 200-300MW module assembly line in Brazil, due to uncertainties in the Brazilian marketplace and currency risks, a senior figure from Jinko Solar has confirmed to PV Tech.
The three-busbar solar cell patent infringement case brought by Kyocera against Hanwha Q CELLS has been settled out of court.
PV manufacturer Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) said it was upgrading and migrating 200MW of solar cell capacity to PERL (Passivated Emitter, Rear Locally diffused) technology.
Following the retirement of David B. Miller, DuPont has appointed Jon D. Kemp as president of its Electronics & Communications business effective November 1, 2015.
Laser equipment specialist 3D-Micromac has appointed Dr. Carsten Swiatkowski as its new CTO.
PV equipment specialist INDEOtec SA has secured an order for its OCTOPUS II PECVD deposition tool with French R&D centre, Institut Photovoltaïque d’Ile-de-France (IPVF).
High-technology equipment manufacturer Intevac has received an order for its ion implantation tool from tier-1 solar cell producer, according to the company.
Solar cell manufacturers in India have put in a request to the government to investigate anti-dumping duties on the import of solar cells, according to a local report.
Metallisation paste producer Heraeus Photovoltaics has strengthened its IP patent portfolio in regards to lead-free products with the purchase of several patents held by Japanese company, Murata Manufacturing.
Indian industrial firm Adani Group and China’s largest independent polysilicon to power plants group, GCL have signed an agreement to develop both upstream and downstream PV operations in India as well as collaborating on a range of energy projects such as wind and LNG terminals.