wafer manufacturing

February 8, 2024
CubicPV has abandoned its plans for a 10GW solar wafer manufacturing facility in the US and is "restructuring" to focus on perovskite module development.
January 25, 2024
German-based solar wafer producer NexWafe has expanded to the US and is exploring an initial development capacity of 6GW of solar wafers.
November 9, 2023
Global solar manufacturer Canadian Solar will build a 5GW n-type wafer production facility in Chonburi, Thailand.
September 13, 2023
Norwegian solar ingot manufacturer NorSun has announced its decision to temporarily stop production and lay off employees due to the influx of "exceptionally low price" Chinese solar modules.
August 29, 2023
The announcement comes days after the US Department of Commerce found that Trina had been circumventing its AD/CVD import tariffs via Southeast Asia.
August 16, 2023
US Solar manufacturer CubicPV has contracted Arcadis, a design and consultancy firm, to provide architectural and engineering services for its 10GW silicon wafer manufacturing facility in the US.
August 15, 2023
Norwegian solar wafer manufacturer NorSun has closed NOK90 million (US$8.5 million) in equity financing to support its expansion in Europe and the US.
July 31, 2023
Indian conglomerate Adani has raised US$394 million for solar manufacturing through its renewable energy subsidiary Adani New Industries.
July 14, 2023
The European Commission (EC) has granted €3.6 billion (US$4.04 billion) to 41 large-scale clean tech projects via the EU Innovation Fund, including three projects on PV modules under the clean tech manufacturing category.
July 5, 2023
The world is increasing its installed solar PV capacity as 1TW will be added annually by 2030, while the annual polysilicon and wafer production capacity will continue to rise, according to the report Powering a Green Future: A Forecast to 2030 for Solar, Wind, and Energy Storage published by Taiwanese renewables research firm InfoLink Consulting.

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