News Digest Item
15 Sep 2017

"VDMA Photovoltaic-Equipment: Asia ensures strong sales growth"


Increased investments in Asia helped German manufacturers of components, machines and equipment for the photovoltaic industry boost turnover by 51 percent in the second quarter of 2017, compared to the first quarter, writes the German Engineering Federation (VDMA) in a press release. “Full order books are a clear sign that there is a global unbridled confidence in technology and machines made in Germany. This secures jobs in the solar industry in Germany," said Peter Fath, Chairman of VDMA Photovoltaic Equipment.

Find the press release in English here.

For background, read the CLEW dossier The energy transition's effect on jobs and business.

All texts created by the Clean Energy Wire are available under a “Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence (CC BY 4.0)” . They can be copied, shared and made publicly accessible by users so long as they give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made.

Journalism for the energy transition

Get our Newsletter
Join our Network
Find an interviewee