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Singapore-based tier-1 PV manufacturer REC Solar, part of Chinese investment firm Elkem Bluestar provided bullish business figures for the second quarter of 2015.
Wacker’s polysilicon sales may have reached a new peak for the first time in three years in the first quarter of 2015, yet sales declined almost 10% in the second quarter, held up significantly by further penalty payments by customers on terminated long-term supply deals.
Machine vision manufacturer VITRONIC has secured a major order for its ‘VINSPECsolar’ electroluminescence inspection systems from a leading Korean PV manufacturer.
TerraForm Global, a subsidiary of PV project developer SunEdison, has priced its initial public offering (IPO) of 45 million shares of its Class A common stock at US$15 per share, which represents US$675 million in gross proceeds.
PV manufacturing equipment specialist Singulus Technologies has reported new order intake for the first half of 2015 topped €73.1 million, significantly up from €25.2 million in the prior year period.
Integrated PV manufacturer SolarWorld has updated full-year guidance for 2015, which includes expecting to report a profit for the first time in several years on shipments of over 1GW.
Electronics firm Panasonic reported a small sales decline within its Eco Solutions business unit for the first quarter of its 2016 financial year.
PV manufacturer ET Solar is launching a new multicrystalline AC module with a new ultra-thin integrated microinverter from Northern Electric and Power (NEP).
Dow Corning said its polysilicon sales, via its majority owned subsidiary Hemlock Semiconductor declined in first half of 2015.
Major PV manufacturer JA Solar has appointed an outside financial advisor and legal counsel to advise on the petition by its chairman and CEO, Baofang Jin to take the company private and de-list from the NYSE.
Tier-one PV manufacturer and PVEP (Photovoltaics Energy Provider) SunPower is to launch its ‘X-Series’ modules using its next-generation ‘Maxeon’ solar cells with 21.2% nameplate module efficiency and 345W performance configuration in Japan.
Major PVEP (Photovoltaics Energy Provider) SunPower expects full-year 2015 GAAP revenue to be around 50% lower than in 2014, due to the impact of establishing its JV yieldco vehicle with First Solar.
PV module encapsulant producer STR Holdings could be the US front for its parent company, China-based project developer, Zhenfa Energy Group entering the US market.
PV manufacturer China Sunergy (CSUN) has reported that it has regained compliance with NASDAQ rules after previously failing to file quarterly and annual reports. CSUN filed its 2014 annual report on July 20.
Swiss/Hungarian silicon thin-film equipment and technology firm Ecosolifer has been reported to be planning an 80MW module assembly plant in Brazil, using its proprietary amorphous silicon deposition technology on monocrystalline wafers produced at its plant in Csorna, Hungary.