Huawei has strengthened its technology partnership with Chint, while TBEA is planning an IPO for its polysilicon unit Xinte Energy. Furthermore, glass manufacturers keep acting to overcome current bottleneck.
The solar cell manufacturing facility, located in China’s Yunnan Province, is expected to raise Jinko’s cell capacity to 30 GW by the end of 2021.
Trina Solar has secured a 4 GW solar module order from US company Nextera Energy and wafer manufacturer JYT Corporation closed deals to supply a total of 1,906,000,000 wafers.
Plans to set up new cell and module capacities have been announced by the three manufacturers. Trina intends to add 10 GW of cell capacity to its manufacturing site in the Sichuan province, while GCL Integration wants to build an 8.5 GW monocrystalline solar cell factory in the Jiangsu province.
Longi and Tongwei have both seen changes in ownership in recent days. Meanwhile, Maxwell Technology has unveiled a plan to build a heterojunction cell factory Jiangsu Province and the Henan Group has entered PV glass and module production.
Furthermore, Chinese manufacturers JA Solar and Akcome both want to add 6 GW of manufacturing capacity to their respective panel production operations. Trina and Tongwei will jointly deploy another 15 GW of ingot capacity.
A huge renewable energy complex is planned to include 5 GW of PV capacity. Furthermore, the State Power Investment Corporation has announced a plan to set up a 5 GW heterojunction solar cell factory in Fujian province.
The Chinese leader has revealed some details of his nation’s commitment to go carbon neutral by 2060. That solar and wind power promise could even prove to be a conservative estimate, according to the nation’s solar industry.
Meanwhile, the China Photovoltaic Industry Association (CPIA) has confirmed that newly installed PV capacity for this year should be around 40 GW.
Deli Glass announced on Monday that it would invest RMB2 billion ($303 million) in a new PV glass production facility with a daily capacity of 2,000 MT. Furthermore, a plan to transfer around 2 TWh of renewable energy power from China’s eastern provinces to Tibet was announced.