Chinese PV players setting out on the journey abroad, part one

PV Tech’s intrepid China reporter Carrie Xiao speaks to some of the leading Chinese PV firms about their journey into overseas markets, in particular those targeting opportunities in the so-called ‘Belt and Road’ countries that have attracted huge interest in recent years.

How LONGi’s M6 wafer boosted module output ten years ahead of schedule

Wafers are changing. Yet again the industry must find the right balance between performance gains and the limitations of the tools already in place at scale. Carrie Xiao investigates why many believe LONGi's M6 wafer might well have found the sweet spot for the foreseeable future.

DKEM: Observations on next-gen high efficiency materials

Tripartite Chinese PV market; who is to lead in 2017?

After the 630 installation rush, enterprises, industry experts and investors began to think about the next trend for Chinese PV industry. It is predicted by senior staff from an investment company, that 2017’s plant development would be tripartite by the top runners (leading group) projects, distributed systems and poverty alleviating PV programmes.