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Panasonic quits PV manufacturing in Japan, Malaysia

Japan’s Panasonic Corp (TYO:6752) will discontinue solar photovoltaics (PV) manufacturing in Malaysia and Japan by March 2022, the end of its fiscal 2021/2022, it announced today. According to a report by the Nikkei Asia, the firm is quitting the solar manufacturing business because of fierce competition from China. Panasonic ceased production of cells and modules […]

JinkoSolar secures 3-year supply of solar glass from the Flat Glass Group for production of 59GW high-efficiency solar modules

Panasonic, Equinor, Hydro consider battery production in Norway

The three companies said in a joint statement that the initiative would be “based on Panasonic’s leading technology and targets the European market for electric vehicles and other applications. OSLO: Panasonic, Equinor and Norsk Hydro will explore opportunities to set up a lithium-ion battery production business in Norway, targeting auto makers as potential customers, the […]

Morrow Batteries Is Taking Its First Steps to Norwegian Gigafactory

Panasonic, Equinor and Hydro to explore potential for European battery business

Leading technology company Panasonic, energy company Equinor and industrial group Hydro have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to form a strategic partnership to explore possibilities for establishing a sustainable and cost-competitive European battery business. SPARKS, Nev.: The companies will work together towards summer 2021 to assess the market for lithium-ion batteries in Europe and mature the […]

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Panasonic to expand battery capacity at Tesla Gigafactory

Panasonic is adding another production line to the massive factory it operates with Tesla in Nevada, an expansion that will increase battery cell capacity by 10%. The Sparks facility, dubbed Gigafactory 1, is the centerpiece of Tesla’s plan to expand global battery capacity and reduce the cost of electric vehicles. Panasonic has been its most […]

Morrow Batteries Is Taking Its First Steps to Norwegian Gigafactory

Panasonic promises big efficiency boost to Tesla EV batteries, and no cobalt

Battery cell maker Panasonic says it will boost the energy density of the electric vehicle batteries it supplies to Tesla by 20 per cent over the next five years, and aims to deliver a cobalt-free battery by 2022-2023, Reuters reports. Achieving greater battery density is important for the electric vehicle industry to reach price parity […]

Morrow Batteries Is Taking Its First Steps to Norwegian Gigafactory

Panasonic and China’s GS-Solar to end PV business partnership

Panasonic says that it will exercise its right not to proceed with the proposed collaboration with GS-Solar in the photovoltaic business. Like Panasonic, GS-Solar is a photovoltaic module manufacturer engaging in research & development, production and sales of heterojunction photovoltaic modules. In May 2019, Panasonic and GS-Solar reached an agreement to establish a new, jointly […]

JinkoSolar secures 3-year supply of solar glass from the Flat Glass Group for production of 59GW high-efficiency solar modules

Panasonic Unveils New Battery Storage System, Total Home Energy Solution, and More at SPI 2019

World’s largest manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries unveils new energy storage system, enhancements to its Panasonic HIT® Series solar panels, and research and development products at Solar Power International 2019 SALT LAKE CITY : Panasonic unveiled its new residential energy storage system, EverVolt™, new products and enhancements, and other solar portfolio announcements today at Solar Power […]

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Panasonic Joins RE100

Aiming for Business Operations with 100% Renewable Energy OSAKA, Japan: Panasonic Corporation has joined RE100*, The Climate Group’s global initiative bringing together the world’s most influential businesses committed to 100% renewable power. By 2050, Panasonic will switch the electricity used globally in its operations to 100% renewable energy, and aim for production that does not […]

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Panasonic offers full product and labor warranty for new AC module for its Authorized and Premium Installer Network

NEWARK, N.J.: Panasonic Life Solutions Company of America announced today its industry-leading 25-year warranty on solar panels will now extend to cover comprehensive performance and labor on all Panasonic AC modules, in addition to the 25-year microinverter warranty provided by Enphase. In a move that streamlines the warranty claims process, Panasonic aims to create a […]

Total Farms Down 2 Portfolios of Renewable Assets in France to Banque des Territoires and Crédit Agricole Assurances