Meyer Burger opens high tech module factory in Freiberg, Germany
May 26, 2021After opening the solar cell production in Thalheim (Bitterfeld-Wolfen, Saxony-Anhalt) few days ago, Meyer Burger Technology Ltd is now opening its high tech module factory in Freiberg (Saxony) as planned.
Meyer Burger secures the locations for the production
August 03, 2020Following the successful capital increase, Meyer Burger is working flat out to implement the new business model as a provider of technologically leading solar cells Made in Europe.
Meyer Burger to set up solar production in Germany’s solar valley
July 14, 2020Meyer Burger wants to establish its own production of solar cells and solar modules in Saxony-Anhalt and Saxony.
CATL starts construction of its first overseas factory in Germany
October 21, 2019A groundbreaking ceremony of the first overseas factory for lithium-ion battery maker CATL took place on October 18 in Thuringia, Germany, marking the start of construction of the first lithium-ion battery factory in Germany.
JT Energy Systems to produce batteries at former Solarworld plant in Freiberg
August 14, 2019JT Energy Systems acquires the former Solarworld plant in Freiberg near Dresden. JT Energy Systems GmbH, which was established in early 2019 by Jungheinrich AG and Triathlon Holding GmbH, is through this massively expanding its capacity.
Astronergy wins ex-Solarworld customers
June 06, 2018Solar module manufacturer Astronergy is profiting from the favourable market conditions in the wholesale sector. The company has apparently won over a majority of electrical and photovoltaics wholesale customers who previously obtained their modules from SolarWorld.
SunPower's American expansion more than it seems?
April 24, 2018SunPower agreed to acquire 100 percent of the Hillsboro, Oregon-based SolarWorld Americas. Consistent with the "desire to revitalize the U.S. high-technology manufacturing sector, SunPower plans to inject fresh capital into the SolarWorld Americas facility".
SolarWorld continues shipments
April 13, 2018SolarWorld Industries GmbH, European manufacturer of solar cells and modules, resumed production at both its German locations following the opening of the preliminary insolvency proceedings, and started supplying customers again.
Another nail in the SolarWorld coffin
April 04, 2018SolarWorld Industries GmbH has filed to open insolvency proceedings with the District Court of Bonn.
Despite growing domestic demand, nearly 30 U.S. solar factories shutter
August 11, 2017Nearly 30 U.S. crystalline-silicon solar technology manufacturing sites have closed down since 2012, a period in which imports of such products surged by nearly five-fold, according to a staff report by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC).
Solarworld to be sold
August 09, 2017The insolvency administrator for Solarworld AG has signed a purchase agreement on assets of Solarworld AG as well as of individual subsidiaries.
Insolvency proceedings for SolarWorld opened
August 04, 2017The local court of Bonn has just opened insolvency proceedings on the assets of SolarWorld AG as well as its subsidiaries SolarWorld Industries Sachsen GmbH, SolarWorld Industries Thüringen GmbH, SolarWorld Innovations GmbH and SolarWorld Industries Deutschland GmbH.
Solarworld: investor concept provides for 450 employees
July 26, 2017The provisional insolvency administrator for SolarWorld AG, Horst Piepenburg, has been negotiating with an investor group concerning the takeover of the production sites in Freiberg (Saxony) and Arnstadt (Thuringia).
Solarworld: Significant staff reductions needed
July 21, 2017The preliminary insolvency administrator of SolarWorld AG, attorney at law, Horst Piepenburg, has given details about the current situation regarding preliminary insolvency proceedings.
SolarWorld Americas expects infusion of cash to lift up US operations
July 14, 2017SolarWorld Americas Inc., a US crystalline-silicon solar manufacturer says in a press release that it expects a double-digit-million-dollar infusion of cash to enable the company to stabilise and optimise operations through 2017 and beyond.
Solarworld AG: Insolvency of affiliated companies
May 15, 2017On May 11, 2017, the Management Board of SolarWorld AG filed for insolvency proceedings at the local court of Bonn. Some of the affiliated companies followed suit on May 12, 2017.
SolarWorld starts insolvency proceedings
May 11, 2017The management board of SolarWorld AG, after having conducted a diligent review, decided to file for insolvency proceedings.
SolarWorld partners for lithium mining
March 22, 2017The lithium project initiated by SolarWorld in the Eastern Ore Mountains is moving forward.
SolarWorld AG: production of multicrystalline wafers, cells & modules to end
February 14, 2017In the course of 2017, SolarWorld AG is going to focus its business activities entirely on the production and sale of high-efficiency products based on monocrystalline silicon technology and PERC (passivated emitter rear cell).
Solarworld invests in German wafer productionLoad more news
January 13, 2017SolarWorld AG will invest a double digit million Euro amount to increase its manufacturing quality of solar wafers.