PERC application in monocrystalline cells has proven its capability to produce high efficiency cells. Further cost reductions could be achieved with multi PERC, but problems with Light Induced Degradation (LID) has stood in the way of its industry adoption. However, researchers and equipment suppliers are drawing in on an industrial solution.
The Tier-1 Chinese solar company saw its profit slip both sequentially and year-over-year, however, as lower average selling prices continued to fall. Company will seek opportunities to streamline operations moving forward.
The U.S. International Trade Commission decided late tonight to move forward under Section 201 of the Trade Act of 1974 to investigate whether the bankrupt module maker deserves protection from its Chinese competitors.
Hong Kong-listed PV developer GCL New Energy has agreed to sell 320 MW of solar panels to China Resources Leasing for CNY 148.5 million ($21.5 million), as part of supply arrangements for the first 40 MW phase of a planned PV array in Zhanjiang, in China’s Guangdong province.
The world’s largest floating PV power plant, with the capacity of 40 MW is now connected to the grid.
Subsidiaries of GCL New Energy Holdings have selected Xi’an Datang Electric Power Design and Research Institute to provide EPC services for 165 MW of solar capacity at three sites in China.
The Chinese solar investment group said that in aggregate, its PV plants generated roughly 374.7 GWh of electricity in the first four months of 2017, up approximately 87.5% year on year.