25 Jul '11, 12pm

Solar module oversupply expected this year: Solarplaza has found that the top 10 solar photovoltaic (PV) manufac...

According to Solarplaza , the world’s 10 largest solar module manufacturers would have been able to cover 100% of global demand in 2010, based on their estimated production capacity for 2011. The total expected capacity for these providers is 213 GW. Since the solar industry includes at least another 400 module manufacturers, Solarplaza expects an ‘industry oversupply’ this year. Solarplaza’s overview of the production capacity of the solar PV module providers for 2011 has found that Chinese companies dominate global production. 8 of the top 10 manufacturers are Asian companies. The two non-Asian manufacturers, Canadian Solar and First Solar , also have important production facilities in China and Malaysia. LDK Solar is expected to have the highest module production this year, following its plans to increase module production capacity by almost 100% from 1.6 GW to 3 GW. It...

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