Panasonic to suspend PV cell assembly amid declining demand

first_imgPanasonic to suspend PV cell assembly amid declining demandPanasonic Corp. is set to suspend operations at one of its PV cell plants for several months amid dwindling demand, Japanese news agency Kyodo reported Tuesday. February 9, 2016 Edgar Meza Finance Installations Legal Manufacturing Markets Markets & Policy Share The electronics giant will stop production at the Nishikinohama PV cell factory in Kaizuka in Osaka Prefecture from the end of February to the end of October, Kyodo said, citing company officials. The company will temporarily dismiss staff at the factory, which produces cells for household solar panels. Demand for residential PV systems in Japan has fallen, reflecting declining feed-in tariffs for solar power. Panasonic will continue operations at its two other fabs in western Japan and at a facility in Malaysia. 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