Another French Solar Gigafactory
Holsolis Consortium To Roll Out 10 Million TOPCon Solar Panels In France’s Moselle From 2025 Onward
Tuesday, 16 May 2023
A big news for European solar manufacturing: a consortium made up of energy investor EIT InnoEnergy, French real estate player IDEC Group and solar energy local producer TSE have announced plans to launch a 5 GW solar module fab in France’s Moselle.
Raise Investments For EU PV Manufacturing
ETIP PV Identifies Cost Of Energy As Chief Threat To EU’s Local Manufacturing Cost Competitiveness
Monday, 15 May 2023
The European Union’s (EU) ambition to have a fully sustainable and local solar PV supply also needs to be cost competitive but the cost of energy remains a chief threat for a successful growth of the sector, according to the European Technology a.
SMA Doubling Inverter Production Capacity
German Solar Inverter Manufacturer Breaks Ground On Site For 20 GW Additional Capacity
Thursday, 20 Apr 2023
Germany headquartered global supplier of solar PV inverters, SMA Solar Technology is doubling its annual production capacity by an additional 20 GW with a new Gigawatt Factory in Germany which will take its annual capacity to 40 GW when the fab comes.
1.6 GW Solar Panel Manufacturing Fab In Spain
Iberdrola Announces 1.6 GW Solar Panel Factory In Extremadura; Applies For European Union Funding
Wednesday, 05 Apr 2023
Spanish energy giant Iberdrola has revealed plans to set up a solar PV panel manufacturing project in Spain’s Extremadura region with 1.6 GW capacity, for which it is seeking funding from the European Commission’s (EC) Innovation Fund.
Germany’s Feasibility Study For PV Manufacturing
VDMA, RCT Solutions & ISC Konstanz Join BMWK’s Libertas Study To Explore Re-Establishing Solar Supply Chain In Germany
Wednesday, 29 Mar 2023
The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) has formed a consortium of German mechanical engineering industry association VDMA, solar factory developer RCT Solutions GmbH and research institution ISC Konstanz to conduct.
Italy To Host 600 MW Solar PV Module Factory
Big Boost To European Solar PV Manufacturing As Lithuania’s Solitek Confirms Plans To Expand Module Production Capacity By 600 MW In Italy
Friday, 24 Mar 2023
Lithuanian based solar modules manufacturer Solitek has picked Benevento, Italy for a new 600 MW solar PV panel production factory expanding its geographic footprint in manufacturing beyond Lithuania where it operates 180 MW module line capacity which it aims to increase to 250 MW in 2023.
Meyer Burger To Expand US Module Manufacturing Capacity
Meyer Burger Reports 250%+ YoY Revenue Growth In 2022 While Narrowing EBITDA Loss; To Scale Up Arizona Fab’s Annual Capacity To 2 GW
Thursday, 23 Mar 2023
Sale of 250 MW solar modules for CHF 125.0 million helped Meyer Burger improve its 2022 net sales by over 269% annually to CHF 147.2 million.
New Tandem Solar Module Developed By European Partners
TNO Led Dutch & German Research Team To Bring To Market A Monolithic Perovskite-Silicon Tandem Bifacial Solar Module
Tuesday, 14 Mar 2023
A consortium of Dutch and German companies led by the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) is soon to bring to the market a new tandem solar module of monolithic perovskite-silicon solar cells calling it a step in bringing P.
More GW-Scale Module Plans For Europe
Belgian Solar Module Maker Belinus To Establish Over 5 GW Annual Solar Panel Production Capacity Of TOPCon & TBC In Belgium & Georgia
Tuesday, 14 Mar 2023
Ahead of the European Commission’s (EC) providing fine print of the Green Deal Industrial Plan (GDIP) on March 16, Belgian solar module manufacturer Belinus has announced to set up cell and module manufacturing capacities.
Italian Manufacturer Announces 2 GW Module Fab In Italy
FuturaSun To Build New High Efficiency Solar Module Gigafactory In Italy With 2 GW Annual Capacity For €25 Million Investment
Thursday, 09 Mar 2023
Italian solar module producer FuturaSun has announced it will build a new gigafactory with an annual production capacity of 2 GW to produce high-efficiency solar modules in Italy for a total investment of €25 million to be spent over the next few years.
10 GW Solar Panel Manufacturing Facility In Romania
Germany’s AE Solar To Invest €1 Billion For Solar Panel Manufacturing Factory In Romania; Will Plan To Expand To 10 GW Annually In Future
Tuesday, 07 Mar 2023
German solar PV manufacturer AE Solar has proposed to launch a solar panel production facility in Romania with 2 GW initial capacity, eventually scaling it up to 10 GW annually which will represent a 3rd of the European demand.
France To Host Integrated Solar Gigafactory
Carbon Picks Fos-Sur-Mer In France To Host Its 1st Solar Gigafactory With N-Type Technology To Produce 5 GW Cells & 3.5 GW Modules Annually
Monday, 06 Mar 2023
French solar technology company Carbon has zeroed in on Fos-sur-Mer near Grand Port Maritime de Marseille (GPMM) in France to host its maiden PV products gigafactory having 5 GW annual solar cell and 3.5 GW solar module production capacity that’s s.
Iberdola Joins Hands With Exiom For Solar Manufacturing in EU
Iberdrola To Invest In Industrial Scale Solar Panel Manufacturing Plant In Spain; Plans To Expand Exiom Collaboration To Other Components In Value Chain
Wednesday, 22 Feb 2023
Spanish energy giant Iberdrola has announced plans to commission the ‘1st’ large solar PV module manufacturing plant in Spain’s Asturias region within 2023 in partnership with solar panels manufacturer Exiom.
Solar PV Manufacturing Slated To Come To Romania
€259 Million State Aid Approved By European Commission To Encourage Investments In Solar Cells, Panels & Battery Production In Romania
Thursday, 16 Feb 2023
Romania may just become the next solar PV manufacturing hub for Europe as the European Commission (EC) has approved a €259 million state aid for the country to support investments in the production, assembly and recycling of solar cells, panels and batteries.
Swiss Solar Cell Equipment For Enel’s Catania Lab
Switzerland’s Indeotec Bags PECVD & PVD Cluster Tool Order From Enel For Company’s New R&D Lab In Catania, Italy
Tuesday, 14 Feb 2023
Italian energy giant Enel that’s building Europe’s largest heterojunction (HJT) solar cell and module factory with 3 GW annual capacity, has placed an order for a combined PECVD-PVD cluster tool with Switzerland based Indeotec to deploy it in the company’s new R&D lab in Catania.
Unimot’s AVIA Solar Expands Polish Solar Module Production
15 MW Annual Solar Panel Production Fab In Poland Undergoes 3-Fold Increase To 45 MW, Thanks To Interest In Made In Europe Panels, Says Unimot
Wednesday, 08 Feb 2023
Poland based liquid fuels supplier Unimot producing solar PV modules under the AVIA Solar brand has expanded its annual production capacity of its Polish fab 3-fold to 45 MW, up from 15 MW, attributing the planned increase to growing demand for Made in Europe PV panels.
France’s Voltec To Increase Production Capacity By 150 MW
Voltec To Source Tabber, Stringers & Lay-Up System For French Module Assembly Plant From Mondragon Assembly By Q2/2023
Thursday, 19 Jan 2023
French solar module producer Voltec Solar is set to expand its gross annual production capacity by 150 MW after Spanish PV equipment supplier Mondragon Assembly delivers machines to help it process 6,000 cells/hour.
EU Promises Green Deal Industrial Plan For Clean Technology
EU Announces Green Deal Industrial Plan To Boost Investment In Clean-Tech Production; SolarPower Europe Calls It Significant Moment For European Solar Manufacturers
Wednesday, 18 Jan 2023
After Japan’s JPY 20 trillion Green Transformation Plan, India’s Production Linked Incentive (PLI) and the US’ $369 billion Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), the European Commission (EC) has finally promised state aid for clean tech manufacturing .
Plans For Small Solar Module Factory In Luxembourg
Evocells & Socom Joint Venture Solarcells To Roll Out 100,000 Made In Europe Solar Panels From Luxembourg; To Double Up Production By 2026
Monday, 16 Jan 2023
Momentum for Made in Europe solar products continues with Belgian solar panel producer Evocells and Luxembourg based electrical engineering firm Socom announcing a joint venture (JV) called Solarcells to establish a 50 MW module fab in Luxembourg, with plans to double it up by 2026.
European Solar PV Community Demands Political Action
Solar PV Industry In Europe Wants Up To €0.15/W Public Support For Next 10 Years For Local Manufacturing & €40.0/MWh Energy Price To Build Sustainable Value Chain
Thursday, 12 Jan 2023
Wacker, Meyer Burger, NorSun, Norwegian Crystals, ECM Group, Fraunhofer ISE and Fraunhofer Center for Silicon Photovoltaics CSP have come together as key stakeholders from the European solar PV community to demand urgent political action to revitaliz.
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