PV manufacturers call to action amid challenges brought by China’s power rationing
China’s power rationing is widening. So far, the power cuts have expanded to 20 provinces and autonomous regions, including major polysilicon and wafer manufacturing hubs Yunnan, as well as Jiangsu and Zhejiang, where most cell, module, and BOM material m
Saudi utility firm launches over $1 billion IPO
Following Armco, Saudi Arabia-based major utility developer ACWA Power announced an international initial public offering (IPO) plan in September. ACWA’s IPO is expected to raise USD 1.2 billion, the biggest offering since in Riyadh since the listing of A
1H21 financial statements of vertically integrated companies
After the release of Jinko’s first half 2021 financial results, major PV manufacturers have all followed suit, publishing their operational performances. Overall, leading manufacturers saw stagnant, or even declining, gross profits and revenues, thanks to
China’s dual-control on energy intensity target to hit PV supply chain in Q4
China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) published a notice on “Dual-Control Policy of Energy Consumption and Intensity” recently, specifying the energy intensity target set for the country, and directs each province (including autonomous
Province-wide solar promotion policy could send China demand to another peak
On June 20, 2021, the National Energy Administration (NEA) published a notice on the “Pilot Scheme of Province-Wide Distributed Rooftop Project.”
InfoLink launches DataFactory, a database system of real-time information for PV businesses
To ensure that businesses hold access to the most instantaneous industry statistics and insights into the ever-changing market trends, InfoLink Consulting unveiled an all-inclusive visualized data system, DataFactory.
High efficiency n-type cell technology: Development and prospects
In recent years, PERC cell efficiency has seen 0.4-0.5% of gain in mass production each year, despite the industry’s long-held belief in PERC’s limited rooms for raising efficiency.
Silicon metal shortage to intensify as Yunnan cut production
Yunnan provincial government will enforce silicon metal production control, ensuring the average monthly production of silicon metal manufacturers in September to December does not exceed 10% of the production in August.