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February 19, 2024
Members of the European Parliament, the ESMC and Uyghur representative groups discussed the alleged ongoing forced labour and exploitation of the Uyghur population in Xinjiang province.
January 15, 2024
The European Solar Manufacturing Council (ESMC) has written an open letter to the EU calling for “robust regulation” of forced labour in the solar supply chain.
December 13, 2023
Xinjiang Daqo, the Chinese subsidiary of polysilicon manufacturer Daqo New Energy, has signed an investment agreement to build a new silicon-based facility in China.
October 17, 2023
EU committees have adopted a draft regulation banning solar products with forced labour in their supply chains from entering the EU.
May 30, 2023
Chinese solar module manufacturer Jinko Solar will sell its subsidiary Xinjiang Jinko for RMB4.3 billion (US$606.7 million).
December 16, 2022
Enertis Applus+, the global quality control and testing firm, is providing supply chain quality control and assurance services to a 2.5GW portfolio of solar PV projects across the US.
November 17, 2022
The solar PV industry is forecast to produce 310GW of modules in 2022, representing an incredible 45% year-on-year increase compared to 2021, according to the latest research undertaken by the PV Tech market research team and outlined in the new PV Manufacturing & Technology Quarterly report.
June 21, 2022
The US’ Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) has come into force today and assumes that any items “wholly or in part” made in China’s Xinjiang region are a product of the region’s alleged labour camps for ethnic minorities, meaning they are prohibited from entering the US.
June 17, 2022
The European Union (EU) Parliament has passed a new resolution condemning human rights abuses in China’s Xinjiang region and has called on its executive, the European Commission (EC), to enact tougher trade sanctions on the country.
Premium
May 18, 2022
Identifying reliable module supply has become a huge challenge in the PV industry over the past couple of years. Moving forward, the industry needs to create a more globally-diversified manufacturing footprint, thereby avoiding any unexpected trade-related barriers that could be enforced. Understanding which module suppliers are going to prevail in this landscape will become of key importance over the next 12-18 months, Finlay Colville explains

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