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Singulus secures Chinese orders for inline coating systems

Germany-based Singulus Technologies has announced it has received further orders of an unknown quantity for its Singular inline coating systems, from unnamed Chinese customers. One of the machines will reportedly be shipped this September.

Comtec's solar wafer orders exceed 600 MW for next year, as as company signs new 200 MW agreement

Comtec Solar Systems Group Limited has said orders for its monocrystalline solar wafers have already exceeded 600 megawatts (MW) for next year. The news came as the company announced it has signed around 200 MW worth of supply framework agreements. It added that it will be focusing on its 400 MW expansion, with the aim of reaching one gigawatt (GW) of capacity by next year.

SunPower awarded USD$1.8 million research grant

In a second round of funding by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), U.S.-based SunPower Corp. is set to receive a grant of around USD$1.8 million from the California Solar Initiative Research, Development, Deployment and Demonstration (CSI RD&D) Program.

World’s first flexible CIGS modules receive UL certification

In what has been described as a “watershed breakthrough” for the photovoltaics (PV) industry, U.S.-based SoloPower has said its flexible copper indium gallium (di) selenide (CIGS) modules are the first of their kind to receive Underwriters Laboratories (UL) certification.

Yingli signs 7.9 MW PV module sales agreement with Cegelec

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited has signed a 7.9 megawatt (MW) photovoltaics (PV) module sales agreement with France-based system integrator Cegelec.

“Record breaking”: Oerlikon Solar drives down thin film production costs to €0.50; reports highest lab cell efficiency

Swiss company, Oerlikon Solar, has launched a new production line ‘ThinFab’ for the manufacturing of thin film silicon modules at the EU PVSEC, which is says will achieve “record breaking” production costs of €0.50 per Watt peak (Wp).

juwi connects Bulgaria’s largest PV park to the grid

juwi Solar has announced its 3.6 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic (PV) project, located in the Bulgarian town of Drachevo has been connected to the grid. According to the company, it is the country’s largest PV park.

Tough 60-celler

Kyocera is putting a new solar module with 60 cells and 240 watts of output on the market. The KD240GH-2PB module is said to be particularly suitable for ground-mounted solar installations and industrial on-roof arrays, though it can also be used in conventional house roof installations.

Confirmed effect

Alfasolar presents measurements by the PI Photovoltaik Institute that testify the quality of their Pyramid series modules.

Change of format

Centrosolar is presenting a new solar module with 54 cells and up to 225 watts of output at this year’s EU PVSEC trade show. These modules have four more cells than their predecessors in the S-Class Excellent series and are wider and shorter, with six by nine cells instead of the earlier five by ten.

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