- Industry Roundup
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Hanwha Chemical, the owner of PV module manufacturer, Hanwha Q CELLS, has made a US$188.5 million cash injection into the company to expand capacity and expand its downstream PV project business.
PV manufacturer, ReneSola said that it would permanently close its Phase 1, Sichuan polysilicon production plant due to its failure to significantly reduce production costs.
German module manufacturer asola is to resume production at its facility in Erfurt.
Cadmium Telluride (CdTe) thin-film solar module maker Calyxo has commissioned a new 60MW production line at its Bitterfeld-Wolfen plant in Germany.
Construction has begun on a 1.3MW concentrator PV (CPV) plant in Alcoutim, southern Portugal.
PV cell manufacturer, Jinko Solar has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Lingwu City government for a 200MW solar plant.
Hanergy Solar is set to receive significant investment from its parent company as it prepares to ramp up its thin-film production capacity.
Shunfeng Photovoltaic is planning to place a 10-year convertible bond valued at HK$3,580,000,000 (US$461.77 million) with selected investors to pay for the US$492.3 million acquisition of Wuxi Suntech via court administrators in China.
Solar manufacturing and construction firm, Conergy, says it is close to selling its module factory in Frankfurt to PV manufacturer, Astronergy.
Major tier one PV manufacturer, Trina Solar, is to take over operations of tier two module manufacturer, NESL Solartech, and expand capacity to 500MW.
Mozambique has officially opened the country’s first PV module production facility.
Mitsubishi Materials, a minority shareholder in polysilicon producer, Hemlock Semiconductor has sold its stake in the company to Dow Corning for US$240 million.
Citing the fast pace of material developments for PV manufacturing, Heraeus’ Photovoltaics Business Unit is expanding its silver paste R&D capabilities at its site in West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania.
Automobile manufacturer, SEAT, part of the Volkswagen group, has completed an 11MW PV project on the roof of its factory in Martorell, Spain.
Spanish module manufacturer Tamesol is reported to be planning a new 50MW production line at its facility in Girona, northern Spain.