freight costs

May 30, 2022
The European Union’s REPowerEU strategy could be thwarted by higher material and module costs as a “perfect storm” looms over the sector following the pandemic, according to analysts Wood Mackenzie.
May 16, 2022
PV Tech’s new series of insight-led webinars, PV Tech Insights, kicks off this week to discuss that very challenge, with S&P Global’s George Griffiths joining us to share his expert insight into shipping and logistical challenges facing the solar supply chain.
November 17, 2021
Trina Solar has revealed a new freight packing solution for its larger modules that it said will reduce the costs associated with shipping that have soared since the start of the pandemic
September 14, 2021
The US solar industry is set to continue breaking annual installation records in the coming years despite supply chain constraints that have led to higher prices as well as disruptions caused by the government’s withhold release order (WRO), according to new research.
August 13, 2021
Maxeon Solar Technologies has said it may face manufacturing disruptions if it is unable to mitigate the impacts of raw material and component cost increases from its suppliers.
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August 4, 2021
Shipping costs have increased substantially since COVID-19, with knock-on impacts on the solar industry. PV Tech spoke to industry insiders about what its means for the solar industry and when pressures might ease
August 2, 2021
First Solar has lowered its earnings and module shipment guidance for 2021 as the company continues to anticipate elevated shipping costs for the remainder of the year.
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July 1, 2021
Reporting its Q1 2021 results last week, JinkoSolar provided a snapshot of the pressures solar module manufacturers have faced in the opening exchanges of the year by way of spiralling material and freight costs. Liam Stoker analyses how the company has responded, laying the groundwork for a return to normality towards the end of the year.

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