solar manufacturing

China’s World Beating Solar Manufacturers Struggle To Make Profits As Prices Continue Freefall

In a situation that has gone from concern, to worrisome to almost panic level some might say, China’s solar manufacturing juggernaut faces a period of low to no profits thanks to prices that have crashed to unprecedented levels. Taiwan-based Infolink Consulting, which tracks solar supply chain prices in China and beyond, in its latest report […]

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Insolation Energy Reaps Gains With Record FY24 Numbers, Plans Expansion

Rajasthan’s leading solar firm, Insolation Energy Limited (INA Solar), has announced impressive financial results for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2024. The company reported a turnover of Rs 741.32 crore, a substantial increase of 165% from the Rs 280.05 crore recorded in the previous fiscal year. Gross margins surged by 237%, reaching Rs 111.65 crore […]

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US Slaps 50% tariffs On Chinese Solar Cells

In its continuing efforts to build, and protect existing US solar manufacturers from Chinese imports, US President Joe Biden has announced a series of tariffs directed towards Chinese goods, including solar cells. Under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974, solar cells – whether assembled or not into modules – tariffs will increase from […]

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‘100% European Materials’ Promised At 250 MW Bulgarian Module Plant

Europe’s ongoing efforts to preserve solar manufacturing within the continent got a small boost with the installation of a 250 MW automated production plant in Bulgaria. Set up by Italian solar manufacturing machinery producer Ecoprogetti, the plant is owned by Bulgarian company Solar Panel Eood and will produce solar modules in an automated process with […]

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Midsummer Moves Ahead With 200 MW Factory For Thin Film Cells In Sweden

The municipality of Flen in central Sweden has been chosen by Swedish manufacturer of thin-film solar cells Midsummer as the location for its new 200 MW mega factory for the production of thin film solar cells for the European market. The factory, which is partially funded by the EU Innovation Fund, will have a maximum annual production capacity […]

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Boviet Solar Announces 2 GW Expansion For TOPCon Plant In The US

Chinese materials manufacturing group Boway Group, which owns Vietnam based Boviet Solar in the solar manufacturing space, has announced plans for a 2 GW expansion at its US . The TOPCon cell manufacturing facility will be located in Greenville, Pitt County, North Carolina. Founded in 2013 in Vietnam, Boviet Solar is a Tier 1 solar […]

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IEA’s PVPS Report 2024- Five Key Highlights

The International Energy Agency’s PVPS program or Photovoltaic Power Systems Programme is promoting and facilitating the exchange and dissemination of information on the technical, economic, environmental and social aspects of PV power systems. it currently has 31 members, with India, and even the India backed International Solar Alliance (ISA), notable absentees. However, their 2024 report […]

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