Chinese PV Industry Brief: Cumulative PV capacity tops 670 GW


The China National Energy Administration (NEA) has said that the nation deployed 14.37 GW of solar in April 2024. Newly installed PV capacity reached 60.5 GW in the January-April period. By the end of April, the country's cumulative installed power generation capacity stood at approximately 3.01 TW, up 14.1% year on year, with solar accounting for around 670 GW of the total, up 52.4% year on year. Total installed wind power capacity hit 460 GW, up 20.6% year on year.

Huasun has announced an order for 1 GW of heterojunction (HJT) solar modules from China Datang Corp. It said the deal is its latest order from a state-owned enterprise project group, following a 500 MW HJT module order from China Huaneng Group and a 3.5 GW order from China Green Development Investment Group.

QC Solar has unveiled plans to invest $13 million to set up a wholly owned subsidiary in the US state of Texas. It said it aims to align with industry trends and shareholder interests, while meeting customer demand in pursuit of its development strategy and long-term plans. The company manufactures PV junction boxes, connectors for solar and energy storage, PV inverters, solar convergence boxes, PV storage cables, wiring harnesses, and other related accessories.

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