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Eversol has sufficient cash to 2013, says chairman

Sep 15, 15:03

The changes in government incentives and oversupply in the market have been causing the solar industry to experience rough times, according to Martin Kuo, chairman of Taiwan-based...

Europe solar firms reportedly looking to Asia for funds

Sep 13, 11:44

Several Europe-based solar module and system companies have started approaching Asian investors with an aim to boost their working capital and their partnerships, according to market...

China solar module makers to slash quotes by 15%

Sep 9, 14:05

Price negotiations held during EU PVSEC 2011 have been a battlefield between suppliers and customers. China-based first-tier solar integrated firms have reportedly quoted solar modules...

Europe solar firm cutting orders on loan concerns

Sep 8, 14:19

Solar module and system firms in Europe have been tightening inventory control and carefully issuing procurement orders beginning in the third quarter, according to industry sources...

Philips introduces new lighting solutions for vehicles

Sep 6, 14:42

Philips has introduced a new solution to increase the visibility of commercial vehicles, thereby ensuring safer driving during the day and at night. This introduction anticipates...

Gross margins for PC ODMs expected to turn healthy in 2012

Sep 1, 01:10

Gross margins of PC ODM players are expected to return healthy in 2012 as the notebook supply chain has already reached a mutual consensus to refuse low-margin orders in the future,...

LED market growth transitions to lighting applications, says DisplaySearch

Aug 26, 14:21

Market indicators continue to predict an on-year rise of 20% in LED usage across applications in 2011 with lighting leading the way, according to DisplaySearch. The total package...

Taiwan solar firms over-dependent on Europe and US customers

Aug 23, 15:49

The return of demand in the third quarter has not been as strong as expected, hence many small- and medium-size solar firms in China might face production halts, according to China-based...

HP PC spin-off plan may cause fierce PC price competition in 4Q11

Aug 23, 01:05

Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) plan of spin off its PC business has already caused a great impact to the PC industry and with the company reportedly already started working on plans to...

US government spending cuts expected to affect enterprise PC players

Aug 18, 01:05

Demand for enterprise PCs is expected to be significantly impacted by the US government's plans to reduce its spending. Major enterprise PC brand vendors including Hewlett-Packard...

Fierce competition in solar market adding financial pressure on solar firms

Aug 17, 14:22

The rise of China-based solar firms has been depressing the price of solar products due to competitive cost-reductions. Many Europe- and US-based solar firms have been facing problems...

Increasing demand for brands, technologies to benefit Europe, US solar firms

Aug 17, 12:15

Solar firms in Europe and the US have been hit by low pricing in the market. However, there has been increasing demand for branded and advanced technologies, which will likely benefit...

Germany solar market to thrive throughout 3Q-4Q11

Aug 16, 11:35

Demand from the solar markets in Germany and Italy has been increasing, according to industry sources, However, some customers have been requesting for low prices, with solar firms...

Rooftop solar installations more popular due to policy shift

Aug 15, 11:37

Rooftop solar installations have been more popular in recent years due to a shift of focus in incentive programs in many countries. According to industry sources, the market strategies...

Solar power system installation firms report mixed 1H11 financial results

Aug 15, 11:33

Europe-based solar module and system firms such as Phoenix, Conergy, Solon, Centrosolar and integrated solar firms such as Q-Cells have reported losses for the first half of 2011...

Debt crisis in Europe to have limited impact on solar industry

Aug 12, 10:53

The current conditions of the global economy have been casting clouds over the solar industry. However, industry sources pointed out that the debt crisis in Europe should have relatively...

Compal sees drop in July revenues and notebook shipments

Aug 11, 01:00

Compal Electronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$55.95 billion (US$1.93 billion) for July, down 6% on month, with combined consolidated revenues from January to July also...

Quanta, Wistron see revenue, notebook shipments drop in July

Aug 9, 01:05

Taiwan-based notebook makers Quanta Computer and Wistron both saw their revenues and notebook shipments drop on month in July due to their downstream clients reducing orders for July...

Asustek sees strong revenue growth in July

Aug 9, 01:00

Taiwan-based notebook vendor Asustek Computer has announced non-consolidated revenues of NT$31.86 billion (US$1.1 billion) for July, up 13% on month and 38% on year, representing...

Asustek reducing Eee PC orders

Aug 4, 01:15

Asustek Computer, seeing better-than-expected Eee Pad Transformer tablet PC sales and dropping Eee PC demand, is gradually reducing its Eee PC orders, according to sources from the...

Acer trials shipping notebooks to Europe by rail

Aug 1, 09:55

Acer has shipped 40 containers of notebooks from its base in Chiongqing City, western China, to the Europe market via an Asia-Europe railway route under trial use, according to Taiwan-based...

Tainergy expanding solar cell capacity to 560MW

Jul 29, 10:20

Tainergy Tech is expanding total polysilicon solar cell annual production capacity to 560MW by the end of 2011. The expansion consisting of the increase of an additional 60MW in No...

HP, Asustek surpassing Acer in Europe, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 28, 12:33

First-tier notebook vendor Hewlett-Packard (HP) in the second quarter saw its notebook market share (including netbook) in Western Europe rise from 20.3% in the first quarter to 24%,...

External hard drive shipments in 2011 unlikely to meet targets

Jul 28, 01:25

Players in the external hard drive industry originally expected to see more than 100% growth on year in 2011, but may not be able to achieve growth as strong as expected due to serious...

Inventory of TV panels increasing due to ongoing weak demand

Jul 26, 01:35

Weak demand in the LCD TV market has been putting great pressure on panel makers. According to industry sources, While the third quarter has been the traditional high season for LCD...

Quotations of mono-crystalline wafers rise 4-6%

Jul 26, 01:15

The return of demand in third quarter has been causing the spot price of polysilicon to increase from US$50/kg to US$52-53/kg. The increase in the quotation of polysilicon has been...

Appearance of Android 3.2 to further impact notebook and netbook demand

Jul 26, 01:10

Google has recently revealed its Android 3.2 operating system with its downstream partners Motorola and Asustek Computer both to release plans at the last week of July for their users...

Taiwan-based solar firms use strategic alliances to increase competitiveness

Jul 25, 16:30

Taiwan-based solar product makers have been facing tough competition from China-based integrated solar firms. The down turn in the market has shown the importance of vertical integration...

Strong 2010 Europe PV market growth of 169% set to give way to 14% contraction in 2011, says Solarbuzz

Jul 22, 15:40

Rapidly falling prices in first half of 2011 have been unable to stimulate the faltering PV market in Europe, according to the latest Solarbuzz report. Signs of a strengthening market...

Demand in solar industry shifts to large brands

Jul 22, 15:12

Due to Italy's "Made in EU" policy in the new incentive program, brand loyalty has become increasingly important. System firms and customers have been leaning toward the...

China-made PV modules less expensive than locally-made ones in Europe

Jul 22, 10:36

In the Europe market, prices for PV modules made in Europe stand at EUR1.10-1.30/W (US$1.56-1.84/W) currently, while first-tier and second-tier China-based makers quote EUR0.90/W...

Orders for large-size LED BLUs declining in July

Jul 21, 14:41

Orders for large-size LED backlight units (BLUs) from downstream TV makers so far this month have been lower than those received in June, according to sources at LED chipmakers. Since...

Rugged notebooks expected to see annual growth of 10% in 2011

Jul 21, 01:50

Despite PC vendors are conservative about consumer demand in Europe and the US in the second half of 2011, rugged notebook makers still expect the rugged notebook market to maintain...

Gloomy economy takes toll on LCD panel market, says WitsView

Jul 20, 15:37

Total shipments of large-size LCD panels in June 2011 reached 59.53 million units with on-month regression of 2.8% and on-year growth of 8%, according to WitsView.

Italy "Made in EU" policy to benefit Taiwan-based solar cell makers

Jul 15, 14:41

Italy recently announced details of its new incentive program for second half of 2011. According to Europe-based solar firms, solar products that contain 60% of components such as...

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