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Astronergy Gets Picked For 5.5 GW PV Module Supply & More From Sungrow, Fuxing, Fusion Materials, Risen Energy

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Astronergy plans to supply its Astro 5 and Astro N5 series to China Huaneng Group. (Photo Credit: Astronergy)

Astronergy shortlisted for China Huaneng’s GW scale module supply tender; Sungrow bags EPD certificate for inverters; Anhui Fuxing New Energy’s 20 GW wafer fab under construction; Fusion Materials to invest high-end electronic materials and R&D center; Risen Energy signs deal with Huanghe Photovoltaic.

Big order for Astronergy: China Huaneng Group has shortlisted Astronergy for a total of 5.5 GW in the company’s 2023 PV module framework agreement procurement bidding announcement, first batch. Huaneng was looking for modules in 3 bidding sections, out of which Astronergy was shortlisted to supply 2.5 GW p-type 182mm size modules and 3 GW n-type modules. The 3rd section was 500 MW p-type 210mm size modules. Astronergy claims this makes it the 1st winning bidder in the n-type bidding segment. It plans to supply Astro 5 and Astro N5 series with TOPCon 3.0 cell technology under the contract.

EPD certificate for Sungrow: Sungrow says it has received the 1st inverter Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) featuring its SG350HX series, validated by ICMQ and registered on EPD Italy platform. For the certificate, the EPC needs to factor in life cycle assessment and impact on environment in various stages of product life cycle. According to Sungrow, the verification covered its production processes. Data collection and verification took 8 months.

Fuxing’s 20 GW wafer project: Solar wafer producer Anhui Fuxing New Energy Technology’s phase 1B project with an annual output of 20 GW N+ ultra-high-efficiency solar monocrystalline silicon wafer is now under construction. The project is located in Fuyang city. Its implementation follows 1A reaching full capacity. The company is expanding its annual production capacity.

Approval for new funds for Fusion: Front-side silver paste producer Fusion Materials has secured approval from the company board to invest RMB 322 million total raised funds in the construction of 2 new projects. Investment will be made in the construction of high-end electronic materials, and an R&D center for special electronic functional materials and metal powder materials, it announced.

Risen’s strategic deal: Solar PV manufacturer Risen Energy has reached a strategic cooperation with state-owned Huanghe Photovoltaic Technology to explore distributed PV and system development. They will jointly aim for high-quality projects to help achieve carbon neutrality.

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