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PV equipment specialist, Schmid, has revealed its second major tool order of the month, with a contract to supply the first of its turnkey bifacial cell and module Geminus production lines.
The European Commission has reopened its investigation into solar glass imports for China after a request from EU ProSun.
Utility-scale mounting supplier, Clenergy, has received the TUV Rheinland certification for its ‘PV-ezRack SolarTerrace V’ mounting system.
Integrated US photovoltaic energy company SunPower’s solar panels will be sold as part of a package that includes energy management software and energy storage capabilities to residential customers in the US and Australia from early next year.
The latest round of trade tariffs could create a module supply crunch and clog up the US PV project pipeline, according to SunEdison founder Jigar Shah.
Dieter Manz, founder of equipment supplier Manz AG, claims that crystalline technology will “lose out” to thin-film as the global solar market grows and gears itself up to much larger scales of production.
The Chinese Ministry of Commerce (Mofcom) has urged the US to consider alternative solutions to its ongoing solar trade dispute following the final determination of trade duties yesterday.
The latest figures from global microelectronics industry body SEMI suggest a stumbling recovery for PV equipment suppliers worldwide.
The US Department of Commerce has announced duties of up to 165% on Chinese modules, and as high as 50% for some top producers.
The US department of commerce makes final ruling in China solar trade case giving some firms rates of 165%.
Global PV module manufacturer, Hanwha SolarOne’s Qidong, Jiangsu subsidiary has been given a US$23 million loan.
South Korean PV module manufacturer, SolarPark Korea has supplied modules to the first floating PV power plant that also uses a tracking and rotating system.
Major tier one PV manufacturer JinkoSolar has supplied modules totalling 80MW to China General Nuclear Power Group’s Neihuang County, Henan Province power plant project.
Bankrupt PV manufacturer, LDK Solar has secured a new module supply deal with Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region Electric Power Design Institute, an EPC company in China.
JA Solar, the fastest growing PV manufacturer in 2014, has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with PV materials and technology specialist DuPont.