‘Solar Module Super League’ (SMSL) member JA Solar has updated its capacity expansion plans for its solar cell and module assembly plant in the Yangzhou Economic and Technological Development Zone (ETDZ).
A round-up of the latest solar industry news from around the world, as Yingli and JA Solar secure module supply deals, Keppel acquires a stake in a 500MW project and Mytilineos expands in Australia and Spain.
China-based polysilicon producer, Daqo New Energy Corp has secured near-term polysilicon supply deals with SMSL (Solar Module Super League) member, JA Solar and an unidentified existing customer that means it is sold out until a new polysilicon plant is built and operational sometime in 2022.
At an event held earlier this month, Jinko, LONGi and JA Solar stated that manufacturing capacity of modules featuring 182mm wafers stood to reach 54GW next year, but even those estimates may prove to be conservative. PV Tech’s Carrie Xiao analyses the impact of industry competition on expansion plans
‘Solar Module Super League’ (SMSL) member JA Solar has started the volume production ramp at its 10GW Yiwu Information Optoelectronic High-tech Industrial Park manufacturing hub that was officially announced at the start of 2020.
Despite only being released last year, the G12 210mm large area-size wafer has quickly attracted supporters, with more than 120GW of cell manufacturing expansions announced and a solar ecosystem evolving around it. Carrie Xiao analyses the figures behind its rise.
PV Tech’s analysis of ‘Solar Module Super League’ (SMSL) member JA Solar’s capacity expansion announcements in the first nine months of 2020 have revealed the company has already announced a total of over 104GW of combined plans, including ingot/wafer, solar cell and module assembly.
As China enters its usually frantic solar build-out season, a shadow is being cast by module price hikes and supply bottlenecks. PV Tech’s Carrie Xiao gets the inside scoop on how solar deployment in China risks being pushed into next year.