L R AS Published on Monday 7 June 2021 - n° 365 - Categories:industry
Industry highlights: Krannich Solar, GCL-Poly, Tongwei
Industry news: Krannich Solar, GCL-Poly, Tongwei
Krannich Solar signs a distribution agreement
Meyer Burger panels and Sungrow inverters.
PV Magazine of 4 June 2021/PV Magazine of 17 May 2021
GCL-Poly will supply JA Solar with 148,000 metric tons of silicon over the next five years. Deliveries will be made from July 2021 to June 2026 with monthly pricing. This is the sixth agreement JA Solar has entered into since the beginning of last year to secure a supply of 565,200 metric tons
The world's leading cell manufacturer Tongwei has started production of PERCV cells at its new 30 GW Jintang plant.
The major manufacturers have increased their wafer and cell production capacities, probably because this is a very different business from that of the silicon smelter. As a result, the increase in wafer and cell capacity is not matched by the increase in silicon capacity. Once commissioned, the wafer or cell factories seek to produce and run into a shortage of the raw material, silicon!