manufacturing capacity

April 24, 2024
India has installed a record 6.2GW of new solar capacity in March 2024, nearly doubling the previous record for all renewables, according to a report from Rystad Energy.
November 9, 2023
Global solar manufacturer Canadian Solar will build a 5GW n-type wafer production facility in Chonburi, Thailand.
October 24, 2023
Renewables are set to contribute 80% of new power capacity to 2030 in the stated policies scenario (STEPS), with solar PV alone accounting for more than half of it, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).
September 27, 2023
The expansion of solar PV and battery storage is keeping the global net zero 1.5 degree pathway open, and the current host of planned manufacturing capacity expansions will be enough to meet demand by 2030.
September 6, 2023
Global module capacities are on track to reach 866GW by the end of 2023, more than doubling the existing capacity at the end of 2022.
August 25, 2023
Chinese solar manufacturer Tongwei has planned to invest RMB20 billion (US$2.7 billion) in its Leshan project, in the Chinese province of Sichuan, to expand ingot pulling, slicing and cell production capacity, so as to accelerate the establishment of “China’s Green Silicon Valley”.
August 8, 2023
Indian solar manufacturer Waaree will expand its ingot, wafer, cell and module production capacity by 6GW following a second round equity funding raise of around INR10 billion (US$121 million).
July 31, 2023
German solar module manufacturer RCT Solutions has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to build a 10GW solar module factory in Manitoba, Canada.
July 18, 2023
Senior VP Vincent Cao sat down with PV Tech at Intersolar Europe 2023 last month to chat about the company’s products, current and future technologies, overseas ambitions and financial strength.
May 23, 2023
Announced solar PV manufacturing capacity across the globe has met the deployment levels suggested by the International Energy Agency towards 2030, but only 25% of the announced projects could be considered as committed, according to IEA's recent study.

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