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JA Solar announced progress in its transition from solar cells to PV modules as its main revenue stream

JA Solar announces strong Q2, 2014 results: Increased shipments, strong revenue growth

2014-08-21

JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (Shanghai, China) on August 20th, 2014 announced its unaudited financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2014. The company’s total shipments were 681.8 megawatts (MW), an increase of 47.0% year-over-year, +6.8% sequentially. Shipments of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules increased by 75.6% y/y, +14.9% sequentially, and reached 445.8 MW. Shipments of solar cells were 236.0 MW, an increase by 12.5% y/y and a decrease of 5.7% sequentially. Read more...

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JA Solar announced progress in its transition from solar cells to PV modules as its main revenue stream

JA Solar announces strong Q2, 2014 results: Increased shipments, strong revenue growth

2014-08-21

JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (Shanghai, China) on August 20th, 2014 announced its unaudited financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2014. The company’s total shipments were 681.8 megawatts (MW), an increase of 47.0% year-over-year, +6.8% sequentially. Shipments of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules increased by 75.6% y/y, +14.9% sequentially, and reached 445.8 MW. Shipments of solar cells were 236.0 MW, an increase by 12.5% y/y and a decrease of 5.7% sequentially. Read more...

New and upgraded c-Si solar cell production capacity additions. Source: NPD Solarbuzz PV Equipment Quarterly, July 2014

NPD Solarbuzz: Solar cell production line upgrade cycle drives PV module power to record highs

2014-08-18

Manufacturers of solar photovoltaic (PV) cells are increasing research and development efforts to push solar cell efficiencies to record levels. According to the latest “PV Equipment Quarterly”, within the next 12 months, the power rating of industry-standard 60-cell multi-crystalline silicon-based modules is forecast to reach 275 watts (W), NPD Solarbuzz (Santa Clara, Calif., US) announced. Read more...

In Q2, 2014 JinkoSolar Holding shipped 570.8 MW of solar PV modules, 54.1 MW of silicon wafers and 34.6 MW of solar cells

JinkoSolar announces Q2, 2014 results, fifth consecutive quarter of profitability

2014-08-18

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (Shanghai, China) on August 18th, 2014 announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Total solar photovoltaic (PV) product shipments amounted to 659.5 megawatts, consisting of 570.8 MW of solar PV modules, 54.1 MW of silicon wafers and 34.6 MW of solar cells. This represents an increase of 13.5% from 581.2 MW in the first quarter of 2014 and an increase of 34.8% from 489.2 MW in the second quarter of 2013. Read more...

Canadian Solar shipped 646 MW of solar PV modules in Q2, 2014, compared to 500 MW in the first quarter

Canadian Solar significantly increases PV module shipments, revenue in Q2, 2014

2014-08-14

Canadian Solar Inc. (Guelph, Ontari, Canada) on August 13th, 2014 announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. The company shipped 646 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules, compared to 500 MW in the first quarter of 2014, and to second quarter guidance in the range of 600 MW to 630 MW. Read more...

SolarWorld’s shipment target for 2014 will be exceeded

SolarWorld increase shipments of wafers, cells and PV modules by 53 percent to 357 MW

2014-08-14

SolarWorld AG (Bonn, Germany) on August 14th released its report on the first half of 2014 today. In the first six months of the year, SolarWorld AG significantly increased shipments, compared with the same period of the previous year. Overall, group-wide shipments of solar wafers, cells, PV modules and kits rose by 53 percent to 357 megawatts (H1 2013: 233 MW). Read more...

Spire has experienced an increase in sales for PV equipment components and turnkey PV module lines in some of its key markets

Spire Corporation increases revenues in Q2, 2014 as global demand for solar PV production equipment grows

2014-08-14

Spire Corporation (Bedford, Mass., U.S.), a global solar photovoltaics (PV) company providing capital equipment and turn-key manufacturing lines to produce PV modules and providing optoelectronics thin film services, on August 13th, 2014 announced revenues for the second-quarter ended June 30, 2014 of USD 3.8 million, an 8% increase from USD 3.6 million for the same quarter of 2013 primarily due to an increase in solar module equipment sales. Net loss attributable to common stockholders for the second-quarter of 2014 was USD 1.4 million, or USD 0.16 per share, compared with a net loss attributable to common stockholders of USD 1.8 million, or USD 0.19 per share, for the second-quarter of 2013. Read more...

Municipal leaders of Lishui City pledged to fully support the 500 MW PV project that will be constructed over a period of 5 years with an annual installation target of 100 MW. Image: Wikipedia

JinkoSolar subsidiary Jinko Power signs five-year 500 MW PV project development agreement with Economic Development Zone of Lishui City, Zhejiang Province

2014-08-13

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (Shanghai, China) on Augsut 13th, 2014 announced that JinkoSolar Power Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of the Company, has signed a solar photovoltaic (PV) project development agreement with the Economic Development Zone of Lishui City, Zhejiang Province, China, to develop a 500 MW PV project with an aggregate investment amount of RMB 5 billion (approx. USD 813 million). Read more...

ReneSola’s net income in Q2, 2014 was USD 0.8 million, compared to a net loss of USD 14.6 million in Q1, 2014

PV producer ReneSola announces profitable Q2, 2014 with improved gross margin of 14.7%

2014-08-13

ReneSola Ltd. (Jiashan, China) on August 12th, 2014 announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Total solar photovoltaic (PV) module shipments decreased by 4.3 percent to 498.7 megawatts (MW) compared to 521.1 MW in Q1, 2014. However, the company announced net revenues totaling USD 387.1 million, compared to USD 377.4 million in Q2, 2013. Q2, 2014 gross profit was USD 56.9 million with a gross margin of 14.7%, compared to a gross profit of USD 44.0 million with a gross margin of 10.6% in Q1, 2014 Read more...

Suniva at GLOBE Award Ceremony. The company plans to create a total of 350 jobs, as the Saginaw Township, Michigan, production plant scales to full capacity

U.S. manufacturer Suniva begins construction on second solar PV facility; finalizes first round of hiring

2014-08-13

Suniva Inc. (Norcross, Georgia, U.S.), manufacturer of crystalline silicon photovoltaic (PV) solar cells and solar PV modules, on August 12th, 2014 announced that construction of its second U.S. solar manufacturing facility has begun this week. The new facility, located in Saginaw Township, Michigan, will provide up to 200MW of additional capacity of its American-made modules, as a supplement to its existing manufacturing facility at its headquarters, in Norcross, Georgia. Read more...

Almost half of UK’s 5 GW of solar PV capacity is located in the Southern regions. Source: NPD Solarbuzz UK Deal Tracker, NPD Solarbuzz European PV Markets Quarterly, 2014

Solarbuzz: UK reaches landmark solar PV generation capacity totalling 5 GW

2014-08-12

According to newly updated information from NPD Solarbuzz (Santa Clara, California, U.S.), solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity installed in the United Kingdom has now reached 5 gigawatts (GW), making the U.K. just the sixth country to hit this landmark figure. Of the other five leading solar-PV countries, Germany remains the undisputed leader, with more than 37 GW installed. China, Japan, Italy and the United States each have more than 10 GW. Read more...

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