As cell output tops 20GW and annual revenues exceed RMB 10 billion, PV Tech’s Carrie Xiao speaks to Tongwei Solar to determine the secrets behind its success.
Module manufacturer Risen released three new modules at its 2019 Annual Supplier Meeting, including the world’s first 500W efficiency module featuring 210mm wafers.
PV Tech’s Carrie Xiao continues her look at what Chinese PV firms are doing to crack international markets, looking today at technical innovations and the benefits of big brands.
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.
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.
SPONSORED: During SNEC 2019 in Shanghai, PV Tech and Chinese conductive paste leader DK Electronic Materials (DKEM) discussed trends in metallization and interconnection and the need for close collaboration among the value-chain to drive innovation for efficient PV products.
South Korea is boosting renewable commitments even as its solar inverter preferences are in flux. Huawei's Minghuang Tang tells Carrie Xiao of plans to seize a multi-GW opportunity in a unique PV market.
2019 marks the fourth year of GCL-SI’s entry into the Japanese market. At PV EXPO 2019 Japan, GCL-SI exhibited a number of high efficiency modules including cast mono, shingling and bifacial modules, featuring cast mono module series in particular.
PV Tech looks at market trends through the eyes of the CEO of DK Electronic Materials (DKEM), a metallization solution provider for high efficiency cells.
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.
Major PV inverter manufacturer Sungrow recently held a themed PV summit “Embracing the Thailand PV Industry; Enjoying the Future”. The event brought together government agencies, grid operators, industry companies, financing institutions, technical experts and all interested industry players.
Module manufacturer CSUN has called the three-busbar patent infringement claim by Kyocera against Hanwha QCELLS a “crisis signal”.