solar wafer

October 18, 2021
Recent solar wafer and cell price increases from both LONGi Solar and Tongwei, which have seen prices rise by between 5.6 – 7.7%, have underscored heightened volatility in the solar supply chain.
August 20, 2021
LONGi has increased its wafer prices for the first time in nearly two months with the industry braced for continued high prices throughout the rest of the year.
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August 12, 2021
Canadian Solar has tweaked its planned capacity expansions for this year, stripping back module assembly capacity expansion to instead produce more solar wafers and cells as the industry continues to recalibrate following months of supply chain volatility.
November 23, 2020
Trina Solar has bolstered its solar wafer supply line with the signing of a 1.2 billion wafer deal with Zhonguan Semiconductor, valued at RMB6.5 billion (US$990 million).
July 26, 2016
Capital expenditure (capex) from solar PV manufacturers is set to decline during the first half of 2017, as the industry adjusts to the excess of new capacity having come online during 2015 and 2016, according to the latest findings in the PV Manufacturing & Technology Quarterly report, released July 2016.
April 21, 2016
Despite claims by the company and automatic acceptance by the mainstream media, SunEdison’s position as the ‘world's largest renewable energy developer’ almost came to fruition in 2015.
November 19, 2015
‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member JinkoSolar said that capacity of ingot/wafer, solar cell and solar modules would be expanded further in 2016 to meet growing demand.
November 18, 2015
PV module manufacturer and PV project developer ReneSola reported a rebound in shipments and sales in the third quarter of 2014, but shipment levels are unlikely to match nameplate capacity levels.
November 17, 2015
Updated: 'Silicon Module Super League' member JA Solar said it would make significant manufacturing capacity expansions by mid-2016 to meet demand.
November 12, 2015
The largest polysilicon and solar wafer producer GCL-Poly Energy Holdings has reported both its polysilicon and wafer operations were at full capacity in the third quarter of 2015.

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