PV Tech has been covering analysis of R&D expenditures of PV manufacturers for over a decade. This blog anticipates some of the key trends set to be fully revealed in the forthcoming edition of technical journal Photovoltaics International.
This article continues our series of features introducing new methodology that allows leading PV module producers to be categorised, ranked and short-listed by manufacturing and financial strength metrics; ultimately providing an investor-risk (or bankability) profile of bankable module suppliers for non-residential end-market selection.
China-based PV module manufacturer Hareon Solar Technology Co has reported that its main manufacturing subsidiary, Jiangyin Xinhui Solar Energy Co has been forced into bankruptcy liquidation, due to bad debts in the People's Court of Jiangyin City, Jiangsu Province.
‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member GCL System Integrated Technology (GCL-SI) has agreed to take full control of Huajun International Group’s PV manufacturing operations (Huajun Power Technology (Jiangsu) Co), as part of a cooperation framework agreement that would last for three years.
We have tracked the annual R&D spending of 12 key publicly listed PV module manufacturers over the last 10 years. We present our new methodology with a broader scope which reveals record levels of investment in solar innovation.
China-based PV module manufacturer Hareon Solar Technology Co, has reported unaudited first half 2018 financial results, highlighting the collapse in the company in 2017, as losses mounted and was forced into major restructuring in 2018.