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PC shipments to Europe in May fall short of expectations

May 18, 01:10

Deliveries of PCs taken by distributors and retail channels in Europe in May have so far fallen short of original expectations by 5-10% probably because of the impact of potential...

Germany FIT uncertainty ignites hope for Europe solar market in 3Q12

May 15, 16:31

The Germany government's solar feed-in tariff (FIT) reductions, which took effect on April 1, may have to be revised because Germany Bundesrat (Federal Council) last week did not...

China awaits for US verdict of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation

May 14, 10:24

China local officials believe total tariffs on China-made solar products from the US government due to the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation will not exceed 20%. If the...

solar panels

Product differentiation is key to securing orders, says Tainergy

May 8, 15:54

Tainergy, a Taiwan-based solar maker, was expected to suffer due to news that an important Europe-based customer had filed for bankruptcy. But Tainergy reported gross margins of negative...

Kevin Hsieh, president of Tainergy

Digitimes Research: Solar spot prices in Greater China remain flat despite continuous demand from Europe

May 4, 14:52

Solar spot prices in Greater China have not shown signs of increasing despite continuous demand and clear order visibility, said Chihheng Liang, analyst at Digitimes Research and...

solar cells

Digitimes Research: High demand in Europe holds Greater China solar spot prices steady

Apr 27, 15:43

Market demand in the second quarter has been hot causing price falls to seize, said Chihheng Liang, analyst of Digitimes and author of new report, PV 2012-Expectations for the...

solar cell

Germany 2Q12 solar PV system installations likely to exceed expectations

Apr 25, 11:16

Solar PV system installations in Germany are likely to exceed expectations in the second quarter, according to market observers. New policies call for all installation projects registered...

ALi sees sales drop in 2Q12

Apr 24, 01:30

IC design house ALi has guided its second-quarter sales will decrease up to 10% on quarter with a possibility of flat growth. Sales were particularly high in the first quarter of...

Europe solar material suppliers reportedly demand downstream clients honor contracts

Apr 5, 11:38

Europe-based solar wafer firms have been said to demand Taiwan-based downstream solar firms to oblige to the take-or-pay supply contracts signed between the sides.

polysilicon

Global solar PV installations to grow by up to 21% in 2012, says IMS Research

Apr 5, 11:04

Global solar PV installations will grow by at least 3.5% and up to 21% in 2012, according to IMS Research. The market analyst firm forecasts that despite incentive cuts in most of...

Any type of tariff will impact China solar industry, says report

Mar 26, 16:14

The anti-dumping and anti-subsidy probe taken up by the US government against China-based solar firms announced a preliminary result on March 20, 2012. The preliminary result indicated...

solar modules

Solar module firms engage in fierce price competition in Europe solar market

Mar 26, 10:58

The impact of price cuts of China-based solar modules has been sweeping through Europe and China's domestic market. In Europe, brands from Europe, South Korea and Japan have been...

solar module

US to levy 5% tariff against China-made solar products

Mar 23, 01:15

The US government announced recently a 5% tariff on China-made solar products. The tariff is considered low. Nevertheless, the industry has been concerned about whether or not Europe...

First-tier motherboard makers drop 7 series motherboard prices

Mar 22, 01:00

First-tier motherboard makers have recently dropped their Intel 7 series motherboard prices to compete for market share, although Intel has not yet officially announced the chipset,...

7 series motherboard

Motech announces new three-phase PV inverters for Europe and Taiwan markets

Mar 7, 14:24

Motech Industries has announced the launch of PVMate 10NE, 12NE, 15NE, and 17NE PV inverters, a new series of PV inverters for light commercial solar PV system installations ranging...

Pan Jit solar module subsidiary suffers bad debt of NT$1.2 billion from Italy-based client

Mar 6, 15:02

Taiwan-based rectifier diode maker Pan Jit International indicated that Aide Energy (Cayman) Holding, its subsidiary maker of solar cells and PV modules with production based in China,...

solar panels

Yingli Green Energy offers CNY5.18/W to win solar module supply for solar PV system in China

Mar 6, 14:29

China-based Yingli Green Energy Holding has won a contract to supply solar modules for a 30MWp solar PV system to be installed in Ningxia, northwestern China, by quoting as low as...

solar module

Asustek plans no booth at CeBIT 2012

Feb 23, 13:59

Asustek Computer has decided to not set up a booth at CeBIT 2012 and will find a place near the show to host its clients and media. Meanwhile, despite that Gigabyte Technology and...

IT players are paying less attention to CeBIT show

Taiwan solar wafer makers plan to hike prices in March

Feb 21, 14:34

Leading Taiwan-based makers of polysilicon solar wafers, viewing that orders are on the rise and current prices are lower than production costs, are negotiating with clients for an...

solar wafer

Gintech in strategic cooperation with Europe-based Solar firm

Feb 17, 14:15

Gintech Energy, a Taiwan-based maker of solar cells, on February 16 announced the formation of 5-year strategic cooperation with a Europe-based solar company to use the latter's advanced...

Gintech

Commentary: PV demand picking up, but Europe firms still struggling

Feb 10, 11:18

The solar market rebounded slightly before the Lunar New Year holidays. Many firms in the Greater China region experienced increasing capacity utilization rates due to urgent orders...

Solar inverter market hits speed bump in 2011, says IHS

Feb 8, 15:01

Despite strong long-term growth prospects, the worldwide solar photovoltaic (PV) inverter space dipped slightly in 2011 as two big solar markets stalled or cut tariffs, even though...

LCD monitor sales to remain sluggish in Europe in 2012, say sources

Feb 8, 14:56

Sales of LCD monitors in Europe are expected to remain sluggish in 2012 after suffering a slump a year earlier as consumer demand has been weakened by the prolonged debt crisis in...

Solar firms face numerous entry barriers in non-Europe markets

Feb 6, 11:13

Germany, the world's largest solar market, continues to influence the solar industry with policies. The market suspects Germany to move mid-year incentive cuts to April 1, 2012. Germany...

Notebook shipments expected to rise significantly in 2H12

Feb 2, 01:10

Notebook shipments, benefiting from the recovery of hard drive shortages and launch of Windows 8 in the third quarter, are expected to rise significantly in the second half, compared...

Germany, Italy likely to end subsidies for ground-mounted solar PV systems

Jan 31, 14:44

The Germany and Italy governments, in their plans to decrease feed-in tariff rates for installation of PV systems in April and July 2012 respectively, may delete subsidization for...

solar panels

Germany leads resurgent European growth late in 2011, says Solarbuzz

Jan 31, 14:38

A 23% sequential rise in the fourth-quarter 20111 European photovoltaic market has created short-term optimism in the industry, which has been amplified by the slowdown in module...

Acer to face hot competition with Lenovo in Europe

Jan 20, 15:13

Acer focuses its global PC business on the Europe market and is expected to be in intensive competition with Lenovo which focuses overseas marketing on Europe, especially after Gianfranco...

Digitimes Research: Philips to invest EUR2 billion in green products

Jan 19, 13:49

Third-quarter 2011 revenues of the lighting business unit in Philips were EUR1.886 billion (US$2.4 billion), a 8.1% increase on quarter and 32% on year. Sales from LED lighting accounted...

Philips has been developing OLED products

Total losses at Nanya and Inotera hit historic high

Jan 19, 01:05

Total losses in 2011 of Taiwan-based DRAM firms Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories reached NT$60.883 billion (US$2.03 billion), the largest in Taiwan's DRAM history. Nanya indicated...

DRAM

Asustek expected to suffer 20% on-quarter decline in 1Q12 revenues

Jan 17, 01:10

Asustek Computer is expected to see on-quarter revenues drop of 20% in the first quarter of 2012 with the amount drop to only NT$80 billion (US$2.67 billion) from about NT$100 billion...

Digitimes Research: Rising demand continues to push up polysilicon price in Greater China

Jan 13, 16:15

The spot price of polysilicon in Greater China continues to increase. Many small- and medium-size polysilicon firms suspended operations when the price was falling rapidly in 2011...

solar module

China solar firms reportedly increase orders to Taiwan to avoid possible US punitive tariffs

Jan 13, 12:11

Taiwan's solar industry has seen increases in orders reportedly from China-based firms that are trying to avoid possible tariffs resulted from the US anti-dumping and anti-subsidy...

solar cell

Low demand will likely continue in 1Q12, says Lite-On Semiconductor executive

Jan 12, 01:20

Eric Kuo, general manager of Taiwan-based Lite-On Semiconductor has expressed a conservative view for first-quarter 2012. Kuo noted that inventory levels in the semiconductor market...

Asustek expects notebook shipments in the US to grow 30% in 2012

Jan 12, 01:00

Despite seeing the PC market experiencing decline, and economies of the US and Europe are weakening, Asustek Computer still expects its notebook shipments in the US to grow 30% in...

Steven Chang, president of Asustek US
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