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JA Solar to build new vertically integrated solar factory in China

JA Solar says it will build a new manufacturing facility in Inner Mongolia, China. The plant will produce everything from polysilicon to solar panels.

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China added 87.41 GW of solar in 2022

China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) says the country installed 87.41 GW of new PV capacity in 2022.

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Longi plans new 100 GW wafer plant, 50 GW solar cell factory in China

Longi Solar said it will invest CNY 42.5 billion ($6.65 billion) in 100 GW of wafer capacity and 50 GW of solar cell capacity in Shaanxi province, China.

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Trina sues Hanwha Q Cells for patent infringement in China

Trina Solar has filed a patent lawsuit related to several products developed by Hanwha Q Cells, and has revealed that the Chinese customs authorities have already seized some of them.

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SC Solar signs PV production equipment deal in India, Jinchen increases capacity

SC Solar has secured a $41.78 million supply contract from India’s Reliance, while Jinchen Machinery has announced plans to raise CNY 1 billion ($148.6 million) to expand its capacity and develop new heterojunction cell and module production lines.

JA Solar plans to build 2 GW solar module factory in US

JA Solar’s new manufacturing facility is expected to start commercial operations in the fourth quarter of this year.

JinkoSolar unveils new TOPCon solar products with record efficiency ratings

Chinese module maker JinkoSolar has released three new TOPCon solar panel variants, ranging in power from 445 W to 635 W. The most efficient modules have a rating of 23.23%. The bifacial factor is up to 85% across the three panel types, with a temperature coefficient of -0.29% C.

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Elion, Das Solar plan new 10 GW solar module factory in China

Das Solar and Elion say their new factory in Inner Mongolia will have 10 GW of capacity for both cells and modules.

Canadian Solar resumes plans to list shares in Shanghai

Module manufacturer Canadian Solar first submitted an application for an initial public offering in June 2021.

Polysilicon prices continue to drop

The China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association (CNMIA) says that polysilicon prices have fallen by more than 42% since November, when the raw material reached its highest price point.

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