News on GCL

News on suppliers, market trends and technology innovations in polysilicon and wafer production is selected, assessed and written for you by Bernreuter Research.

Jiangsu Zhongneng’s polysilicon plant in Xuzhou, Jiangsu

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GCL-Poly has brought Shanghai Electric Group as a major investor on board to support the growth of GCL’s subsidiary Jiangsu Zhongneng, China’s largest polysilicon manufacturer.

Representatives of China-based GCL Group and Egypt’s National Organization for Military Production sign a Memorandum of Understanding

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Egypt’s National Organization for Military Production and China-based GCL Group have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to build a 5 GW solar panel factory for $2 billion in Egypt.

Direct wafer process of 1366 Technologies

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GCL-Poly, the world's largest manufacturer of multicrystalline solar wafers, has initiated research in direct wafer growth from molten silicon.

Shares of main polysilicon importers in China 2012 through 2017

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Employees of the U.S.-based polysilicon manufacturers Hemlock Semiconductor and REC Silicon have urged U.S. President Trump in two letters to seek a solution for the U.S. polysilicon industry in the trade conflict with China.

REC Silicon’s Q2 2017 update on FBR joint venture in Yulin

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Chinese competitors are raising doubts that TianREC, the joint venture between REC Silicon and Shaanxi Non-ferrous Tianhong New Energy, will start up polysilicon production in Yulin, Shaanxi province still in 2017.

Tongwei logo on building

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After announcing a new polysilicon plant with a capacity of 25,000 tons in Leshan in March, Chinese Tongwei Group is planning to build another 25,000-ton plant in Baotou, Inner Mongolia.

Monocrystalline solar wafers from Zhonghuan Semiconductor

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GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, China’s largest polysilicon producer, has closed a framework agreement with Tianjin Zhonghuan Semiconductor, a manufacturer of monocrystalline wafers, for collaboration in several areas.

Drawing of GCL-Poly’s polysilicon plant in Xinjiang

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Jiangsu Zhongneng Polysilicon, a subsidiary of GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, and Tianjin Zhonghuan Semiconductor, a manufacturer of monocrystalline wafers, have agreed to subscribe for new shares in Xinjiang GCL.

Logo of Sunpower Group

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Chinese suppliers of polysilicon production equipment, such as Sunpower Group and Duble, are winning big contracts for new domestic polysilicon projects from GCL-Poly and others.

GCL-Poly’s wafer factory in Xuzhou, Jiangsu province, China

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GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, the world’s largest maker of multicrystalline wafers, has completed its switch from slurry-based to diamond wire saws, according to Digitimes.