solar cells

February 15, 2024
Europe has a significant opportunity for innovation in cell and wafer production technology, according to the CEO of German wafer producer NexWafe.
July 24, 2023
Module manufacturer Meyer Burger has planned to build a solar cell plant in Colorado, the US, with an initial annual capacity of 2GW.
April 11, 2023
Chinese solar PV manufacturer TCL Zhonghuan has planned to issue nearly RMB13.8 billion (US$2 billion) convertible bonds for its 35GW annual capacity ultra-thin high-purity mono silicon wafer and 25GW n-type tunnel oxide passivated contact (TOPCon) 4.0 highly-efficient solar cell plants.
January 18, 2023
Solar manufacturer LONGi Green Energy Technology (LONGi) has announced an RMB45.2 billion (US$6.7 billion) plan to build a production base in China capable of manufacturing 100GW of solar wafers and 50GW of solar cells each year.
October 13, 2022
Australian start-up SunDrive has secured A$21 million (US$13.2 million) in a Series A fund that will help commercialise its solar technology.
July 29, 2022
Perovskite solar cells are susceptible to severe reverse bias challenges beyond those of traditional silicon cells, which may represent further impediments to the technology’s commercialisation, according to new research. 
November 4, 2021
The first manufacturing line at a 15GW solar wafer and cell manufacturing facility in Chengdu co-owned by Trina Solar and Tongwei has begun to ramp.
September 29, 2021
Solar wafer provider Tianjin Zhonghuan Semiconductor (TZS) is to collaborate with parent company TCL Technology on a solar cell plant in Malaysia.  
May 18, 2021
Indian independent power producer (IPP) ReNew Power has selected a site in the state of Gujarat for a new solar cell and module manufacturing facility that will have an annual capacity of 2GW.
April 12, 2021
Scientists in Australia have used human hair clippings from a Brisbane barbershop to create an ‘armour’ that increases the power conversion efficiency of perovskite solar cells.

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