SC-Solar to ship 1.5 GW of module manufacturing equipment by March 2018

SC-Solar (Suzhou Shengcheng Solar Equipment Co. Ltd.), from China, one of the world’s largest solar module manufacturing equipment suppliers, has said that it has installed 37 GW of machines in the last eight years globally, and in India sold 1.2 GW of equipment to Adani last year, according to SC-Solar’s Jack Wu.

Wu also confirmed to pv magazine that the company has 1.5 GW of projects in the pipeline, which are expected to be commissioned by March 2018. Adopting an aggressive growth strategy for the Indian market, the company is planning to ship another 200 MW by December 2017.

SC-Solar claims to have one of the fastest cycle times in the industry, capable of producing one module every 24 seconds.

The company is also involved in various other advanced technology projects like flexible modules, bifacial modules, half-cell, and modules with up to 12 busbars.

SC-solar has installed 300 MW of automation for flexible modules worldwide (and thus claims 100% market share), and 300 MW and 200 MW for bifacial modules in China, 2016, and in Japan, September 2017 – both to Jolywood respectively, said Wu.

Wu concluded that SC-Solar has also installed 200 MW of 12 BB module manufacturing line, which has been running in China since August 2017.