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PV production capacity expansions are expected to gather pace in 2016 and beyond as plans outlined by manufacturers over the past two years come to fruition. PV Tech has been tracking which cell technologies are currently finding favour among the leading manufacturers and which are therefore likely to feature most in the next round of capital equipment spending. This section brings together highlights from our recent coverage of this critical topic, many of which will be under discussion at the inaugural PV CellTech conference organised by Solar Media taking place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on 16-17 March 2016.

Meyer Burger confirmed as leading PV equipment supplier for 2015, but what next?

SolarWorld ‘gradually’ migrating cell production to PERC and five busbar technology

Why discussion and analysis on PV equipment spending is so important today

PV CellTech day two plots out PV technology roadmap

PV CellTech day one reveals true scale of c-Si cell advances in past 18 months

Canadian Solar gets aggressive on cell capacity expansions

PV CellTech: What is happening with PERC in volume mass production?

Solar cell technology roadmap for 2016

Gintech steps up PERC performance in countdown to inaugural PVCellTech conference

First Solar on track to overtake p-type multi performance by end of 2017

‘Super League’ shipments shift reveals top 5 manufacturers in 2015

PVCellTech 2016: Technology leaders to converge in Malaysia

Global PV manufacturing expansion plans topped 1.1GW in October