China’s GCL-Si mulls purchase of semiconductor manufacturer, may leave cell, module business
A solar power plant built by GCL New Energy in China.
Image: GCL New Energy
*On May 18, GCL-Si issued a press release to announce that it will present new mono and multi high-efficiency modules at the annual SNEC PV Power Expo (SNEC) in Shanghai at the end of May, in what appears to be a response to recent speculation by the Chinese media over the company’s future plans. “GCL SI currently has a module production capacity of approximately 6 GW, and its shipment volume reached 4.84 GW in 2017, ranking it as one of the top suppliers in the world,” the company said.