28 Jul '16, 3pm

PV manufacturing capacity expansion plans in June follow May’s decline https://t.co/irDM2Q3YMg

PV manufacturing capacity expansion plans in June follow May’s decline https://t.co/irDM2Q3YMg

Taiwan-based Motech Industries was responsible for the majority of the total in China in June. Image: Motech PV Tech’s preliminary analysis of global PV manufacturing capacity expansion announcements in June, clearly demonstrate a significant slowdown in recent months. May, 2016 was the first significant fall in planned capacity expansions (excluding February 5,680MW) when just over 4GW was announced, compared to nearly 9GW in the previous month, ending strong consecutive monthly increases that were around 50% higher than in the same period in 2015. June’s preliminary analysis has revealed a total of 1,675MW of planned capacity expansions, compared to 4,240MW in May, the lowest total in 2016, so far. Unlike the previous month, when a speculative announcement in May was made for 1GW of integrated c-Si capacity in Iran via an MOU with turnkey equipment specialist SCHMID, Jun...

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