Demand for PERC solar cells is rising.
Motech hikes conversion rate for mono-Si PERC solar cells to 22.3%Tuesday 16 June 2020
Motech Industries has hiked the average energy conversion rate for its mono-Si PERC solar cells to 22.3%, higher than originally expected, according to company president Fred Yeh.
Taiwan manufacturing industry sees production decline 7% in 3Q19Thursday 21 November 2019
Production of Taiwan's manufacturing industry totaled NT$3.37 trillion in the third quarter of 2019, down 7.01% on year, making the third consecutive quarter of on-year declines due...
China minor PERC cell makers lower pricesTuesday 23 July 2019
Second- and third-tier China-based PERC solar cell makers have cut prices to levels significantly lower than those quoted by first-tier ones, according to industry sources.
PERC solar cell prices fallingMonday 15 July 2019
PERC solar cell international prices have been dropping 3-4% weekly with no signs of stopping amid weak demand, according to industry sources.
Hanwha sues Jinko, LONGi for alleged patent infringement in AustraliaFriday 15 March 2019
South Korea-based solar cell and PV module maker Hanwha Q Cells has filed a charge with the Federal Court of Australia against China-based fellow makers Jinko Solar and LONGi Green...
Hanwha Q Cells accuses Jinko, LONGi, REC Solar of patent infringementThursday 7 March 2019
South Korea-based PV maker Hanwha Q Cells has filed charges in the US and Germany against threel China companies, accusing them of infringing on its patents regarding passivation...
US, Europe PREC solar cell equipment suppliers face pressure from China competitorsWednesday 6 March 2019
US- and Europe-based PREC solar cell equipment suppliers face increasing competition from Chinese counterparts who offer more competitive pricing and faster delivery in the China...
Tongwei lowers PERC mono-Si solar cell pricesMonday 4 March 2019
China-based Tongwei Solar has disclosed it will lower quotes for PERC bifacial and single-side mono-Si solar cells by about 2.33% from the current level for March.
Price competition amid China PERC solar cell makers heating upWednesday 27 February 2019
As some China-based PERC solar cell makers have ramped up prodction at new assembly lines, price competition for orders among them is intensifying, according to industry sources.
Tongwei, SCCI to construct PERC solar cell plantsFriday 15 February 2019
China-based Tongwei Solar will expand its PERC solar cell production capacity by constructing a factory in Sichuan, western China, while state-run Shaanxi Coal and Chemical Industry...
PERC mono-Si solar cell tight supply to remainTuesday 12 February 2019
Supply of PERC mono-Si solar cells in Taiwan and China has been tight since early January 2019, and the tight supply is expected to remain until the end of March and April respectively...
PERC equipment purchases to total CNY23 billion in 2018-2020Thursday 20 December 2018
Purchases of PERC equipment for making solar cells - mostly by China-based makers - is expected to peak in 2018-2020, with total value estimated at CNY23 billion (US$3.35 billion),...
PERC mono-Si solar cell costs droppingThursday 29 November 2018
Production cost for PERC mono-Si solar cells has decreased to a level lower than that for mono-Si solar cells, according to some China-based makers.
PERC mono-Si bi-facial solar cell production to rise in 2019Monday 19 November 2018
Some China-based PV makers are shifting their solar cell focus from single-side P-type PERC mono-Si models to bi-facial ones, production for which is expected to increase significantly...
China solar cell makers see PERC bottlenecksTuesday 16 October 2018
China-based vertically integrated PV makers upgrading to PERC have come to bottlenecks in hiking solar cell energy conversion rates, according to industry sources.
China makers trialing new solar cell technologiesThursday 20 September 2018
China-based makers are keen on trialing new technologies, mainly PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) TOPcon (tunnel oxide pasivated contact), N-type TOPcon and HIT (herterojunction...
China solar cell makers expanding PERC capacitiesWednesday 5 September 2018
China-based Tongwei Solar is expanding annual production capacity for PERC solar cells to 9.0GWp by year-end 2018, including 6.0GWp for mono-SI ones, while Guangdong Aiko Solar Energy...
China makers expanding PERC solar cell capacitiesFriday 25 May 2018
China-based mono-Si solar cell makers are expanding production capacities for PERC cells that offer higher conversion rates, sending fellow poly-Si cell makers have following suit,...
Global PERC solar cell capacity to grow 50% in 2018Tuesday 13 March 2018
Global capacity for making PERC solar cells stood at 35GWp annually at year-end 2017, and will increase 50% in 2018, according to industry sources.
Aiko Solar ramps up mono-Si bifacial PERC cell productionThursday 4 January 2018
China-based Guangdong Aiko Solar Energy Technology has disclosed its annual production capacity of 4GWp for mono-Si bifacial PERC cell is now operational.
Mono-Si more competitive in PERC in 2018Wednesday 13 December 2017
While PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) technology can hike conversion efficiency of both mono-Si and poly-Si solar cells, PERCs are expected to see more adoptions in 2018 in...
China PERC equipment makers to start production beginning 2018Tuesday 11 July 2017
Fast growing demand for PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) crystalline silicon solar cells in the China maker has resulted in tight supply of the corresponding manufacturing...
Taiwan solar cell makers face tight supply of solar-grade polycrystalline wafersFriday 30 June 2017
Taiwan-based polycrystalline silicon solar cell makers are facing tight supply of solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafers, according to the makers.
Solartech Energy to expand PERC solar cell capacityFriday 23 June 2017
Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Solartech Energy will expand PERC cell production capacity through adding two production lines to total six beginning August 2017, with the additional...
NSP fully utilizing PERC monocrystalline solar cell capacityFriday 16 June 2017
Neo Solar Power has fully utilized its annual capacity of 600MWp for PERC monocrystalline silicon solar cells due to strong demand for high-efficiency solar cells, according to company...