SolarWorld Industries starts production

Newly formed German PV module manufacture SolarWorld Industries GmbH has officially started production, according to the insolvency administrator for SolarWorld AG.

Amtech’s solar orders soar

Specialist PV manufacturing equipment supplier Amtech Systems has reported its best performing quarter since a record peak in 2011, driven by a bifacial N-type technology turnkey line contract from a new customer based in China.

Aurora wins new bifacial solar cell sales deal with equipment supplier

Inline solar cell measurement equipment specialist Aurora Solar Technologies (AST) has secured a new deal with an unidentified solar cell equipment supplier for its ‘Decima’ Gemini measurement system, and ‘Veritas’ process visualization system for high-efficiency bifacial solar cells.

Aurora obtains R&D grant from Canadian government

Inline solar cell measurement equipment specialist Aurora Solar Technologies (AST) has secured a CAD$380,000 R&D grant from Canadian National Research Council’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP).

Aurora bags another major evaluation project for bifacial solar cells

Inline solar cell measurement equipment specialist Aurora Solar Technologies (AST) has followed-up from a recent volume order from a confidential customer located in China for its ‘Decima’ Gemini systems and ‘Veritas’ wafer and process mapping software with an evaluation project for bifacial solar cells with a new customer, said to be one of the largest PV module manufacturers in the world.

Sunpreme appoints Swedish installer to promote bifacial modules

US-headquartered Hybrid Cell Technology (HCT) module producer Sunpreme has appointed Sweden-based solar developer and installer, PPAM SOLKRAFT as a channel partner with emphasis on promoting its bifacial modules for future projects that benefit from using the technology.