Wood Mackenzie Report Claims Europe Must Aggressively Expand Local Solar Supply Chain To Achieve REPowerEU Goals
Tuesday, 31 May 2022
Analysts with Wood Mackenzie believe the European Union’s (EU) solar ambitions under its flagship REPowerEU program may suffer with the rise in prices for raw materials and suggest that it would need to create and aggressively expand its local solar supply chain to meet the targets.
SPE Calls For 20 GW European PV Manufacturing, 150 MW Deal For Sofarsolar & New Products From Meyer Burger, TrinaTracker
Friday, 13 May 2022
Intersolar Europe 2022 day 2 was one again full of exciting new developments with SPE calling for 20 GW annual solar manufacturing along the value chain; Meyer Burger presented upgraded version of its rooftile; TrinaTracker launches SuperTrack; Sofarsolar lands 150 MW order.
Friday, 13 May 2022
German solar PV equipment manufacturer Singulus Technologies has been contracted to supply its wet-chemical machines for heterojunction (HJT) solar cells to an unidentified major European energy company that’s planning to construct a new fab with ‘several GW’ capacity.
Tuesday, 10 May 2022
Germany’s International Solar Energy Research Center (ISC) Konstanz and French solar technology startup Carbon, with 5 GW production plans, have formalized their planned collaboration with the signing of a technology agreement for TOPCon solar technology.
Wednesday, 04 May 2022
European solar cell and module manufacturer Meyer Burger Technology AG has found a new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the group in Markus Nikles who will join the position officially on September 1, 2022.
India’s Borosil Renewables’ Take Over Of Interfloat Group of Germany To Grow Its Solar Glass Capacity By 300 TPD
Tuesday, 26 Apr 2022
India’s only solar glass manufacturer Borosil Renewables Limited (BRL) is set to acquire 100% stake in what it terms as the ‘largest manufacturer of solar glass’ in Europe, the Interfloat Group which would scale up its output to 750 tons per day (TPD).
Enel Green Power’s 3 GW Bifacial HJT Plans Secure EU Funding & More From Belgium, EPS, Helexia, Statkraft, IRENA
Friday, 01 Apr 2022
Enel gets €118 million grant from EU for Italian fab; VAT for solar panels in Belgium lowered; Gruner Serbia signs commercial prosumer contract with EPS; Helexia acquires Cap Sud Group; Statkraft gets €1.3 billion revolving credit facility for RE; IRENA & CRUL sign MoU.
SPE Sees Potential For 39 GW Solar Power Capacity For EU In Coming Winter To Disinvest From Russian Gas
Thursday, 31 Mar 2022
European solar PV lobby association SolarPower Europe (SPE) says as much as 39 GW of solar PV capacity can be added to the European Union’s (EU) energy generation capacity for the coming winter alone, albeit with the right framework ‘to support i.
Thursday, 17 Mar 2022
Local solar PV association of France, Enerplan has proposed a Solar Emergency Plan to be implemented nationally with an annual deployment target of 10 GW per year in 2025 and a minimum of 5 GW per year domestic production of solar panels, cells and silicon.
Friday, 04 Mar 2022
A new solar technology start-up by the name Carbon has plans to establish a ‘gigafactory’ in France by 2025, with 5 GW annual capacity of solar modules based on TOPCon & interdigitated back contact (IBC) cells, with backing from Germa.
Thursday, 17 Feb 2022
European energy giant Enel has announced a partnership with Italian solar power company Comal to build a solar tracker manufacturing facility in Italy with up to 1 GW annual capacity inside the thermoelectric oil and gas fired Montalto di Castro Powe.
Wednesday, 09 Feb 2022
US based solar microinverter supplier Enphase Energy, Inc has revealed its plans to expand its existing production capacity for microinverters with the addition of a new contract manufacturing facility in Europe, by the end of this year, which its Pr.
Thursday, 27 Jan 2022
Akuo Energy, Amarenco, BayWa, EDF, Enel Green Power (EGP), Engie Iberdrola and Vattenfall have written a letter to the European Commission (EC) demanding a European industrial strategy that can lead the block to establish 20 GW solar PV manufacturing.
Friday, 24 Sep 2021
German research institute Fraunhofer ISE believes silicon solar PV modules produced in European Union (EU) come with 40% less CO2 produced per kWh during the manufacturing process, with PV electricity compared to those produced in China.
Thursday, 23 Sep 2021
German solar panel manufacturer Solarwatt has expanded its module production capacity by 300 MW with the launch of a new state-of-the-art line in Dresden, calling it the largest production facility for glass-glass solar modules in Europe.
Meyer Burger Officially Opens 400 MW Solar Module Production Fab In Germany’s Frieberg; Plans To Expand Capacity To 1 GW Now
Wednesday, 26 May 2021
A few days after officially opening its 400 MW solar cell fab in Germany’s Thalheim, solar cell and module producer Meyer Burger has now announced the opening of its module factory, also with 400 MW annual capacity in Germany’s Frieberg, Saxony.
Meyer Burger’s 400 MW Solar Cell Fab In Germany Online; To Produce Up To 200,000 Made In Europe Solar Cells A Day Once Fully Ramped Up; Module Factory With 400 MW Annual Capacity To Open On May 26, 2021
Wednesday, 19 May 2021
Meyer Burger Technology AG has officially started its solar cell fab in Thalheim, Germany with an annual installed capacity of 400 MW.
Flexible Solar Cell Supplier Exeger Raises $38 Million To Finance New Solar Cell Factory In Sweden With A ’10-Fold’ Capacity By 2023
Tuesday, 11 May 2021
Sweden headquartered printable and flexible solar cell manufacturer Exeger is expanding its dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSC) production capacity with a new solar cell factory in Stockholm for which it has now raised $38 million financing.
Newly Founded Greenland Gigafactory Planning To Develop Vertically Integrated Solar PV Manufacturing With 5 GW Annual Capacity In Spain, With Fraunhofer ISE Providing Technical Support
Wednesday, 21 Apr 2021
One of the solar star markets of Europe, Spain may get 5 GW worth of vertically integrated solar PV manufacturing capacity located in Seville, Andalucia over the next 2 years, revealed German research and development institute Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE).
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Japanese solar financier, developer and operator Shift Energy Japan has contracted solar software service provider @solargis to provide satellite based solar data & PV ...simulation services to evaluate feasible project pipeline in Japan and Southeast Asia https://taiyangnews.info/technology/solar-data-simulation-services-for-sej/
#India will achieve self-sufficiency for solar PV module demand by FY 2026 as nameplate module manufacturing capacity grows to 110 GW and it can cater to overseas markets as a ...'viable alternative' to China for quality & price: @ResearchJmk @ieefa_institute https://taiyangnews.info/business/india-could-compete-with-chinese-pv-in-next-3-years/
Pakistan Textile Industry Giant Partners with Huasun Energy for 20MW Solar Project Using High-Efficiency HJT Modules
Setting a new world record once again! DAS Solar announces the new cell efficiency up to 26.33% for TOPCon 4.0 technology!
DMEGC Solar’s Manufacturing Base in Lianyungang Commences Operation, Producing the First 5GW High-Efficiency Solar Module