KAUST & LONGi Sign MoU to Push Solar Energy Innovation in Saudi Arabia

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), a research and graduate education institution, and LONGi have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to foster innovation in solar energy. Special advisor to KAUST President, Dr Kevin Cullen and LONGi President for the MEA-CA region Dr. James Jin signed the MoU in the presence of LONGi […]

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Module Prices Near Bottom, As Cell Prices See First Hike In Months

Solar Module prices from China, which dictate prices around the world, finally seem close to a bottom for now, after a relentless fall in 2023.  The earliest indicators come in the form of solar cell prices, which saw a weekly increase of 1.5% to 2% this week This happened even as mono grade Polysilicon prices, […]

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Chinese Solar Module Prices Hit Record Lows, Developers Hope For A Lasting Opportunity

Chinese solar module prices have reached their all-time lowest level, as the Chinese Module Marker (CMM) now stands at $0.173 per W. The CMM experienced an unprecedented decline of 11.73 per cent week-on-week over the past week, representing the largest percentage drop in its history. Most of the downtrend has been attributed to firstly, the […]

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As Solar Panel Prices Drop to $0.2/W and Below, Chinese Majors Unfazed On Expansion Plans

Even as module prices fell below the widely watched $0.2/W levels in China, the biggest integrated manufacturers continue to move ahead on their expansion plans. Tongwei, the Chengdu-based food and aquaculture firm that was happy to stop at cell manufacturing until a little over a year back, has moved aggressively into module manufacturing in the […]

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Trina Solar Unveils New n-type i-TOPCon Advanced Technology with 26% Efficiency

Trina Solar, a firm that delves into solar energy innovation, has unveiled its new n-type i-TOPCon advanced technology. The technology was given its first public viewing on the first day of the International Solar Photovoltaic Power Generation and Smart Energy Conference and Exhibition in Shanghai on May 24, 2023. Next year onwards, the Vertex n-type […]

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LONGi Continues Expansion Drive with New Solar Cell Plant with USD508 Mn Investment

Maker of  monocrystalline solar wafers, Longi Green Energy Technology has revealed that it will invest CNY 3.5 billion (USD508 million) towards the establishment of a new photovoltaic cell factory. This is with a vision to augment the firm’s high-efficiency battery output. The new unit is to be established in Tongchuan, northwestern Shaanxi province. It will […]

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LONGi Steps Up Efforts to Bolster Renewables Biz in Singapore, Indonesia

Global solar module manufacturer LONGi has said that it will be key to facilitate renewable energy cooperation between the South East Asian countries of Singapore and Indonesia. An MoU on renewable energy cooperation has been signed by Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, Indonesia’s Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment, and Teo Chee Hean, Singapore’s Senior Minister […]

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