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TSMC Solar to triple CIGS thin-film PV module capacity, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 7, 09:42

Taiwan-based CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film PV module maker TSMC Solar, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, will expand its annual...

TSMC Solar to triple CIGS thin-film PV module capacity

Feb 20, 21:28

TSMC Solar, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) wholly-owned subsidiary maker of CIGS thin-film PV modules, will expand its annual production capacity from 40MWp currently...

TSMC Solar aims at energy conversion rate of 17% for CIGS PV modules in 2014, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 24, 13:37

TSMC Solar, a CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film PV module maker established by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), aims to hike energy conversion rates...

Digitimes Research: GE, First Solar improving CdTe thin-film solar cell efficiency

Apr 11, 10:52

US-based GE Energy entered the CdTe thin-film solar cell industry in 2011. In January 2013, GE Energy developed a CdTe thin-film solar cell with conversion efficiency of 18.3%, surpassing...

TSMC Solar introduces monolithic CIGS solar module with 15.1% efficiency

Jan 31, 21:31

TSMC Solar, the solar subsidiary of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), has announced that by using in-house equipment, the firm's monolithic CIGS solar modules have...

Ying-Chen Chao , president of TSMC Solar

Walsin Lihwa to face lawsuit against CIGS partner Solarion AG

Dec 6, 15:43

Taiwan-based Walsin Lihwa Holdings announced on December 5, 2012 that the firm is about to be sued by its partner, Germany-based Solarion AG, for violating a technology cooperation...

Solartech likely to return to profitability in June, says chairman

Jun 21, 11:27

Sino-American Silicon (SAS), Solartech, Sunrise and Sunshine PV held a joint press conference to exhibit their latest technologies on June 20.

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Sunshine PV obtains CIGS certification from TUV SUD

Mar 16, 01:00

Sunshine PV has announced that it has obtained certification for its 1.1m by 1.4m CIGS thin-film PV modules with an energy conversion rate of 8% to generate 120W from Germany-based...

Solartech CIGS thin-film subsidiary obtains TUV certification

Mar 15, 16:39

Sunshine PV, the CIGS thin-film solar business unit of Solartech, recently obtained certification from Germany-based TUV Rheinland.

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CIGS thin-film solar makers await for better market condition

Mar 12, 10:56

CIGS solar product makers may have to wait longer to prosper. The solar market has been off-balanced since 2011. This has been causing many solar firms to suffer losses. The market...

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CIGS thin-film solar products get more attention

Feb 6, 14:37

The price drop of mainstream polysilicon solar modules has put thin-film solar module firms in turmoil. Some industry observers believe for solar firms to grow, they need to find...

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Less competitive should exit the solar market: Interview with Motech chairman

Dec 1, 16:03

In November, Digitimes had the opportunity to speak with Simon Tsuo, chairman of Taiwan-based solar cell maker Motech, about market demand. Tsuo also gave his opinion on how the solar...

Technological improvement is crucial for Taiwan-based solar cell makers, says Motech chairman

Q-Cells CIGS thin-film technology reaches 17.4% efficiency

Nov 30, 11:20

Solibro, a subsidiary of Q-Cells SE, has marked a world record with its thin-film technology CIGS. Solibro's thin-film Q.SMART module technology is now the first in the entire thin-film...

TSMC Solar readies new CIGS fab

Oct 17, 10:59

TSMC Solar, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, has announced that it recently completed equipment move-in in preparation for commercial production...

Thin-film solar products face increasing difficulties in commercialization

Sep 1, 15:06

The solar market has been facing tough challenges in 2011. The price of mainstream silicon-based solar products has been falling rapidly causing alternative types of solar products...

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Increasing demand of conversion efficiency to pose obstacles for thin-film solar products

Aug 18, 13:58

Solar power system firms have been focused on rooftop systems due to changes in the incentive programs in Europe. Hence, solar power system firms tend to demand solar cells with higher...

Commentary: CIGS firms face tough competition

Aug 2, 15:48

Price competition among polysilicon solar cells have been causing the price for copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS) thin-film solar cells to decrease as well. As governments in...

Taiwan photonics shows to mark 20th anniversary

Apr 27, 12:22

Year 2011 marks the 20th anniversary of Taiwan's photonics events. The Photonics Festival in Taiwan 2011, hosted by Photonics Industry & Technology Development Association (PIDA),...

TSMC confident of making CIGS PV modules comparable with solar cells, says chairman

Apr 26, 16:36

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is technologically capable of producing CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film PV (photovoltaic) modules with energy conversion...

TSMC reportedly begins installation of CIGS equipment

Mar 29, 16:13

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has recently begun installation of equipment at its factory for CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film photovoltaic (PV)...

ITO replacement market booming, says Information Network

Mar 1, 14:18

While indium tin oxide (ITO) is widely used as the material for transparent electrodes in an assorted range of electronic devices including thin film photovoltaics, touch-screen displays,...

Axumtek introduces large size CIGS PV module

Feb 23, 01:00

Copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS) thin-film company Axumtek Solar Energy recently announced that it has begun volume production of a large-size (635mm×1245mm) photovoltaic...

TSMC to move in equipment for CIGS plant in 2Q11

Feb 17, 11:01

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on February 16 reported that equipment move-in for its copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS) thin film plant will begin in the second...

Commentary: TSMC's CIGS foray raises the technology sector's entry barrier

Jan 12, 14:04

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) foray into the copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS) photovoltaic (PV) modules could raise the entry barrier to the technology...

TSMC plans to become top-5 for CIGS solar modules

Jan 12, 01:20

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) plans to become a top five photovoltaic (PV) solar company globally by 2016 and ramp up CIGS module capacity to 1GWp. The company...

TSMC reportedly competes for transfer of CIGS technology from ZSW

Oct 26, 15:12

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has been competing to license advanced CIGS technology developed by Germany-based ZSW. The technology has produced a record energy...

A look at TSMC's and Hyundai's moves in CIGS

Oct 13, 12:02

In recent months, tech heavyweights Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) of Taiwan and South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries have gained entry to the copper indium gallium...

Stion may set up CIGS PV panel factory in Taiwan, TSMC to be affected, say Taiwan makers

Oct 7, 01:20

California-based thin-film PV panel maker Stion, while licensing CIGS technology to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), may set up a CIGS factory in Taiwan, which is...

TSMC to adopt solar equipment from Taiwan suppliers

Sep 21, 01:05

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) plans to adopt automation systems from Taiwan-based equipment suppliers for producing CIGS thin-film solar cells, according to Rick...

TSMC aims to be top-5 PV module maker within five years

Sep 17, 01:20

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) aims to become one of the world's top-five solar cell makers within the next five years, said Rick Tsai, president of the company's...

TSMC and Stion sign agreements for CIGSS technology

Jun 17, 11:45

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and Stion, a manufacturer of high-efficiency thin-film solar photovoltaic modules, have announced that the two companies have reached...

CMC chairman: Company not ready for CIGS volume production

May 3, 10:56

CMC Magnetics will not begin volume production of CIGS (copper indium gallium selenide) modules just yet, according to company chairman Robert Wong. Besides more research and development...

TSMC and AUO choose sputtering for developing CIGS thin-film modules

Apr 21, 10:20

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and AU Optronics (AUO) have sped up their respective cooperation with equipment providers for development of CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide)...

Taiwan government forms CIGS industry alliance

Apr 7, 16:04

Taiwan' Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on April 6 announced the formation of the Taiwan CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) Industry Alliance in an attempt to promote development...

Taiwan-based maker Jenn Feng to sell CIGS thin-film PV production line

Jan 25, 15:13

Taiwan-based Jenn Feng New Energy has landed a US$51 million order for a CIGS thin-film PV module production line with an annual capacity of 30MWp from China, with shipments to begin...

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