Carrie Xiao speaks to Wen Zhou, president at Heraeus Photovoltaics, about how the paste manufacturer intends to grow alongside its customers and the wider solar manufacturing sector, with a staunch focus on R&D.
Solar projects in India with power purchase agreements signed prior to 1 August 2020 will be exempt from steeper customs duties on Chinese component imports, the country’s power minister has confirmed.
Major PV materials supplier Heraeus Photovoltaics has established a manufacturing and sales partnership with China-based PV conductive tape specialist Suzhou Yubang New Material Co (YourBest) for Heraeus’ ‘Selectively Coated Ribbon’ (SCR Ribbon) technology.
China-based high-purity polysilicon producer Daqo New Energy has reported that in the first quarter of 2020, the average total production cost of polysilicon was reduced to US$5.86/kg, down from US$6.38/kg in the previous quarter, a new industry record.
PV string inverter manufacturer Ginlong Solis Technologies is to double its manufacturing capacity to 20GW per annum via a US$100 million non-public offering to meet growing demand for its mainstream products and emerging solar-plus-storage product offering.