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September 23, 2021
Russian wholesale electricity market administrator JSC ATS has allocated 775MW of solar PV in the country’s eighth auction round for largescale renewables, which had an average price of ₽5.18/kWh (US$0.071/kWh)
August 30, 2021
Russian module and cell manufacturer Hevel Solar has constructed a 2.6MW off-grid solar-plus-diesel project in the Chukotka autonomous region on the east coast of Russia, which the company said is the first of its kind in the Russian Arctic zone
July 29, 2021
Unigreen Energy, owned by Hevel majority shareholder Ream Management LLC, has broken ground on a wafer and cell manufacturing plant that will produce 1.3GW of silicon n-type monocrystalline ingots and wafers as well as 1GW of heterojunction technology (HJT) solar cells.
May 27, 2021
Oil and gas company Lukoil has commissioned a 20MW PV plant that features heterojunction (HJT) modules from Hevel and has been constructed at a refinery in Russia’s southern Volgograd region.
April 21, 2021
Ingka Group, a retailer that runs the majority of IKEA stores, has allocated an additional €4 billion (US$4.8 billion) to invest in solar and wind plants.
March 3, 2021
Russia’s largest solar farm is to be constructed over the coming year using heterojunction (HJT) solar panels from Hevel.
September 29, 2020
A new company, EnCORE PV has been established to build own and operate a 1GW heterojunction (HJ) plant in the region of Kaliningrad, located along the Baltic coast between Poland and Lithuania.
July 2, 2020
As part of PV-Tech’s focus to understand the status of heterojunction (HJT) solar cell production, investments and field performance, PV Tech recently caught up with the CEO of Hevel Solar, Igor Shakhray.
April 14, 2020
Russia-based high-efficiency heterojunction solar module producer starts producing heterojunction cells using the M2+ (157.35 mm x 157.35 mm) n-type mono wafer, providing cell peak power up to 5.88Wp.
March 4, 2020
PV Tech is to hold the first ever conference, dedicated specifically to heterojunction (HJT) solar cell technology in manufacturing. The event will occur over two days, on 11-12 June 2020, in St. Petersburg in Russia.

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