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JA Solar to Supply Mono PERC Modules for Japan’s Largest Single PV project

JA Solar, a leading solar cell and solar modules manufacturer, has on Monday said that it has won the order to supply its Mono PERC MBB modules for Japan’s largest single photovoltaic (PV) project. Further, the said solar power plant will be having a capacity of 110 MW and located in Kansai, Japan. The company had […]

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After Lockdown 4.O: GoI Extends Bid Submission Date for CEL Stake Sale

With the beginning of lockdown 4.O across the country amidst coronavirus outbreak, the Government of India (GoI) has extended the deadline for submitting Expression of Interest (EoI) for 100 percent divestment of Central Electronics Ltd (CEL) up to June 15, 2020. This is the third time when the government has to extend the bid submission […]

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NREL Six-Junction Solar Cell Sets Two World Records for Efficiency

Scientists at NREL have fabricated a solar cell with an efficiency of nearly 50 percent. The cell now holds two world records for solar conversion efficiency Scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have fabricated a solar cell with an efficiency of nearly 50 percent. The six-junction solar cell now holds the world record […]

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Midsummer Gets Production Line Order from Rusnano Group to Tap Russian Solar Market

Swedish solar energy technology solutions provider Midsummer has secured solar cell production line order from Rusnano Group, the Russian government-owned technology giant. This is the first order, which the company has bagged under the framework agreement it signed with Rusnano Group in September last year. Rusnano Group has aimed to develop the non-silicon flexible photovoltaics (PV) market […]

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Trina Solar Launches Duomax V Bifacial Panel

Trina Solar, a firm that claims to have delivered over 40 GW of modules worldwide, has just launched its latest offerings for the global market. These include the ‘Duomax V’ bifacial double-glass panel and ‘Tallmax V’ (backsheet) series panel. Based on the 210mm x 210mm large-size silicon wafer and monocrystalline PERC cell, the new panels […]

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Tongwei Solar to Set up Production Base in China with CNY 20 Bn Investment

With an aim to target exports to European markets, Chinese solar cell manufacturer Tongwei Solar has recently organized a groundbreaking ceremony of its photovoltaic (PV) industrial base project in Jintang County of Chengdu city in China. With a total investment of about CNY 20 billion, Tongwei Solar photovoltaic industrial base project will construct the annual 30 […]

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Trina Solar Announces 23.39% Efficiency for PERC Solar Cell

Trina Solar has announced that its State Key Laboratory (SKL) of PVST has fabricated a PERC cell with 23.39 percent efficiency solely using standard manufacturing equipment. Trina Solar has announced that its State Key Laboratory (SKL) of PV Science and Technology (PVST) has fabricated a PERC cell with 23.39 percent efficiency solely using standard manufacturing […]

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After Wind, Sweden’s Wallenstam Now Invests in Solar Energy

After achieving self-sufficiency in renewable energy by investing in wind, Swedish real estate company Wallenstam is now planning to invest in solar energy. Thus, in order to evaluate the potential of installation of solar panels, the Swedish company has analyzed its entire property holdings, which is around 220 properties. Commenting on the development, Karin Mizgalski, […]

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Possible Effects of Coronavirus on Solar Industry

China is the largest producer of solar raw material globally. It supplies 85 percent of the raw material to the solar industry. China virtually controls the entire value chain from silicon to ingot, wafer, cell and module. Any potential strain could have an adverse impact in supplies. Southeast Asian module manufacturers to a large extent […]

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