Manufacturing

Suniva lays off 131 workers in Georgia, closes Michigan plant

The state of Georgia says 131 workers were let go yesterday, and local officials in Michigan have confirmed that Suniva’s module plant in Saginaw Township is now closed.

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BREAKING: SolarWorld recalls PV modules with Amphenol connectors

The German/American PV maker has quarantined more than 60,000 PV modules in its inventory as well as recalling tens of thousands more, with a promise to replace the connectors.

SolarWorld seeks to drastically reduce costs

The German PV module maker has confirmed its financial results for 2016. The company reiterated its outlook, which forecasts that it will become profitable again in 2019.

Danfoss, GE partner to make SiC modules in Upstate New York

The Danish company says that its collaboration with GE will allow it to become the world’s leading provider of silicon-carbide power modules.

Tesla to begin taking orders for Solar Roof in April

Production of the luxury BIPV product will not begin until “mid-2017”, and a waiting list has appeared on the Tesla site.

SMA claims lead in UL listing race for residential inverters

It’s the first residential inverter to achieve UL 1741 SA (Supplement A) listing, which has been mandated by California and Hawaii for compliance in September 2017.

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SMA announces “major hiring push” in California, Northeast

The inverter giant’s expansion plans are a response to what it says are favorable market conditions. In addition, the company is introducing new products to the U.S. market, including solutions for battery storage.

SunPower signs supply deal for 125 MW of P-Series modules

The supply deal with NextEra Energy Resources signals a radical shift in strategy for the struggling manufacturer and is the first major test of its novel module design.

Solaria targets specialized solar distributors

Solaria has announced it second regional solar distributor, Fortune Energy, a wholesale supplier of renewable energy products based in Sacramento, with additional offices in Southern California, Massachusetts and Hawaii.

Trina Solar goes private

The Chinese PV maker has completed its merger transaction and will now become a private company. Trading of Trina’s shares on the NYSE have been suspended pending de-listing.

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