SolarWorld to lay off 500 temporary workers in Germany
The German solar manufacturer will begin shedding workers employed on temporary contracts in the fourth quarter in response to fierce price pressure in the global solar markets. Permanent employees will not be initially affected.
Fronius will stop production of IG PLUS and AGILO inverters by the end of 2016
Fronius will stop production of IG PLUS and AGILO inverters including its accessories by the end of 2016. It will be possible to use Primo, Symo and/or Eco inverters instead.
JinkoSolar Announces to Withdraw from EU’s MIP Agreement
Chinese PV leading company JinkoSolar announced to exit European Union’s (EU’s) Price Undertaking (UT) agreement, or the “Minimum Import Price” (MIP) measurement on September 8. JinkoSolar’s withdrawal added pressure on the EU of how to cope with the trade dispute.