Seraphim Solar has signed agreements to provide modules for two separate PV projects totalling 80MW in Vietnam, developed by a joint venture between Vietnam-based firm AMI Renewables and AC Energy of the Philippines.
China-based PV module manufacturer Jiangsu Seraphim Solar System Co (Seraphim) has started production at its module assembly plant in Eastern Cape, South Africa to circumvent recently imposed import duties by India on China produced modules.
China-based PV module manufacturer Jiangsu Seraphim Solar System Co said it was in trial production of a new fully-automated 300MW Joint Venture (JV) solar module assembly plant in Eastern Cape, South Africa.
China-based PV module manufacturer Jiangsu Seraphim Solar System Co has been accredited with a TUV SUD, IEC CTF (Customer Testing Facilities Certificate), which reduces time to market of new materials and modules under development.
US-based solar module technology firm Solaria Corporation, which filed suit against GCL Solar Energy, Inc., a subsidiary of GCL-Poly Energy Holdings as well as Seraphim Solar System Co. Ltd due to claims of IP theft and breaches of Non-Disclosure Agreements has settled the litigation with GCL-Poly.
The US-based solar module assembly operations of China-based Seraphim Solar is ramping capacity to meet demand. Seraphim Solar USA has also been approved by residential financing firms, including Sungage Financial and Sunnova as an approved vendor.
China-headquartered solar cell and module manufacturer China Sunergy (CSUN) said in a joint statement with the California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) that it was establishing a solar module assembly facility at the McClellan Business Park near Sacramento, California.
Recent first half 2016 downstream PV installation figures for China have led industry advisory firm AECEA to project full-year figures could be in the 25GW to 30GW range, significantly ahead of planned installs of around 18GW.