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LED lighting ex-factory prices may fall to US$0.70/W in 2013

Nov 22, 21:53

LED lighting ex-factory pricing has been falling to US$1/W in 2012. LED makers believe the ex-factory price of LED lighting will fall to US$0.70/W in 2013.

Canadian Solar reports 3Q12 revenues down 6.4% on-quarter

Nov 16, 11:03

China-based solar firm, Canadian Solar, has announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012.

Digitimes Research: More offshore wind power systems in non-EU countries

Nov 14, 14:33

In the past, Europe has been the main market for offshore wind-generated electricity and about more than 50% of the systems are located in the UK. Over the past two years, a surge...

wind power

Commentary: Taiwan solar supply chain faces marginalization threat

Nov 6, 14:56

Taiwan-based makers in the solar PV industry may not have merger plans currently, but they all agree that consolidation will be an inevitable step. According to sources from Taiwan's...

China adds Europe-based polysilicon firms to anti-dumping investigation

Nov 1, 14:51

China's Ministry of Commerce announced on November 1 that the government received requests to conduct anti-dumping investigations on Europe-based polysilicon imports in September...

Solar module prices continue to slide, but signs of recovery appear on the horizon, says IHS

Oct 31, 10:54

Overcapacity, a decline in pricing as well as slowing growth in key worldwide markets will serve to keep the global market for solar modules depressed for the rest of the year, with...

Acer planning AcerCloud 2.0 service

Oct 17, 22:14

Acer is looking to launch AcerCloud 2.0, expanding its existing Android service platform to also support both Microsoft Windows and Apple iOS, while the new service will also be expanded...

Acer smartphone

Commentary: Non-FIT business model to pave way for grid parity

Oct 15, 11:14

The continuous feed-in-tariff (FIT) cuts by Europe's governments and increasing trade barriers have been pushing the solar market into suffocation. The price fall seems never ending...

Taiwan government to extend subsidies for procuring LED light bulbs

Sep 28, 01:20

The Taiwan government plans to increase 2012 energy-saving subsidies from the original NT$700 million (US$23 million) to NT$1.4 billion, according to Yen-Shiang Shih, Minister of...

EU member countries to vote on solar anti-dumping results

Sep 20, 01:20

The anti-dumping investigation in the EU has been on-going and the final results will be voted on by member countries. If the result of the vote is to levy punitive duties on China-made...

Almost all China-based integrated solar makers facing financial pressure, says LDK Solar president

Sep 19, 15:49

China-based LDK Solar recently announced a huge net loss for the second quarter. On September 18, 2012, the firm held a product launch for its M3 high-efficiency solar wafers in Taipei...

Xingxue Tong, COO and president of LDK Solar

Digitimes Research: June solar installations surge to 1.69GW in Germany

Sep 14, 14:58

Solar installations usually increase significantly before the effective date of solar incentive cuts. New solar installations in Germany reached 4.37GW (total installations in Germany...

EU punitive duties need to be above 15% for Taiwan-based makers to benefit

Sep 7, 01:45

The European Commission has began an anti-dumping investigation against China-based firms, however, possible punitive duties may be low because of the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel's,...

Solar firms hope possible anti-dumping investigation in Europe will shift market to equilibrium

Sep 5, 16:49

The European Commission is expected to announce its position on the anti-dumping investigation requested by solar firms in Europe on September 6, 2012. Solar firms around the world...

Commentary: Looming trade war and increasing OEM orders to turn China domestic capacities obsolete

Aug 29, 11:50

The looming trade war has been pushing China-based solar firms to plan for short- and medium-term adjustments to domestic capacities. If demand from the domestic and emerging markets...

South Korea solar firms may rise as China peers face trade barriers

Aug 28, 11:12

China-based solar firms have been urging Taiwan-based peers to form alliances in order to compete with South Korea-based solar firms if Europe decides to start anti-dumping and anti-subsidy...

Asia Pacific to stimulate strong year-end surge in solar demand, says Solarbuzz

Aug 28, 10:10

Solar demand from the Asia Pacific (APAC) region is forecast to grow by 80% on year during second-half 2012, driven by fourth-quarter 2012 demand at the 5.3GW level, according to...

Possible anti-dumping investigation by EU to create social problems in China, says State Councellor

Aug 24, 10:33

The possible anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation against China-based solar module firms in Europe will hurt China's solar industry more than the US investigation, said Dinghuan...

Dinghuan Shi, China State Councellor

US to become third largest solar market in 2012, says IMS Research

Aug 23, 10:03

The size of the solar market in Americas (the continent) more than doubled in the first half of 2012 to reach 1.7GW. According to IMS Research, the market is set to reach almost 4.3GW...

Price of 17% efficiency solar cells expected to drop below US$0.40/watt

Aug 23, 01:30

The price of Taiwan-made solar cells with a conversion efficiency of 17% may drop below US$0.40/watt at the end of August due to unclear demand. Nevertheless, firms with strong customer...

Growth in building-mount solar PV applications reveals shift to self-sustained power generation in China, says Solarbuzz

Aug 10, 12:15

A sharp increase in non-residential building-mount solar PV applications indicates a strong growth towards self-sustained power generation in the China PV market, according to Solarbuzz...

Commentary: No winners in solar trade war

Aug 9, 15:23

There are no winners in trade wars why typically see policies used as short-term prescriptions. Governments should consider creating fair competition allow the solar industry to shine...

Samsung takes 45% of smartphone market share in Europe, says study

Aug 8, 01:30

Samsung Electronics beat Europe-based brands such as Nokia and took 45% smartphone market share in Europe. This also pushed Android market share to 65%, according to studies.

Solar cell prices fall to US$0.42/W

Jul 31, 15:27

Quotes of solar cells have been decreasing. The price of solar cells with conversion efficiency of 17% has been falling to US$0.42/W from US$0.45/W, a fall of 6% in a week. The price...

European Commission to decide necessity of anti-dumping investigation in 45 days

Jul 30, 12:12

European Commission will decide in 45 days whether it will start an anti-dumping investigation on China-based solar firms. China-based vertically integrated solar firms have been...

Suntech responds to SolarWorld dumping allegations in Europe

Jul 26, 16:12

Suntech Power Holdings (Suntech), a China-based producer of solar panels, has issued a statement regarding the filing of an anti-dumping complaint by SolarWorld AG at the European...

HTC adjusts workforce

Jul 25, 01:35

HTC has been adjusting human resources in its production, R&D, and sales teams. Industry sources believe corporate restructuring is necessary as HTC's sales have been declining...

HTC

Some Taiwan solar cell makers subject to risk of canceled orders from China

Jul 24, 14:17

China-based solar firms have been experiencing negative impacts due to the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy punitive duties from the US and uncertainties in Europe's solar market. The...

Bulgaria cuts solar FITs by 50%

Jul 11, 14:21

Following Germany's April 1 solar incentive cut policies, Bulgaria announced 50% solar incentive cuts in effect on July 1. Italy has been rumored to announce new Conto Energia 5 (CE5)...

solar modules

Microsoft introduces new business model for Office 365

Jul 11, 01:30

Microsoft has announced new sales methods for Office 365 called Office 365 Open. This new method allows strategic alliance partners to share more profits. Taiwan-based firms believe...

Microsoft

Equipment firms hope to see demand return at beginning of 2013

Jul 6, 10:16

The solar industry predicts demand and supply equilibrium will be reached in 2014, but equipment firms hope to see orders rebound in the beginning of 2013. Equipment firms indicated...

solar equipment

China solar supply chain to continue to lead global market, says Motech chairman Simon Tsuo

Jul 4, 15:45

China will continue to lead the global solar industry despite the fact that China's supply chain may face more protective measures initiated by governments in other markets, said...

Tainergy profits improve on rising orders from Europe

Jun 26, 14:16

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Tainergy became the first solar firm in Taiwan to return to profitability in May since the market downturn in second-quarter 2011.

Tainergy

ECS passes 2011 finance report with growth of more than 7%

Jun 26, 01:10

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) hosted a shareholder meeting on June 25, passing its finance report for 2011 with consolidated revenues reaching NT$72.7 billion (US$2.43 billion),...

Europe-based customers reportedly accept higher solar cell quotes

Jun 6, 01:30

Market trends have been different from predictions prior to the announcement of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties by the US government, according to Wen-Whe Pan, Gintech president...

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    Before Going to Press | 6h 9min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 6h 10min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 6h 46min ago

  • TDUA expects Taiwan makers to bump up OLED display development

    Before Going to Press | 7h 5min ago

  • China TV vendors extending promotion abroad

    Before Going to Press | 7h 6min ago

  • Samsung resumes supply of Mobile RAM for use in new iPhone

    Before Going to Press | 7h 7min ago

  • Delta Electronics to showcase DLP video wall at Integrate 2014

    Before Going to Press | 7h 8min ago

  • Chip makers prepare 100 million units of production capacity for new iPhone

    Before Going to Press | 7h 9min ago

  • Taiwan solar cell makers see rebound in orders from China

    Before Going to Press | 7h 10min ago

  • Foxconn sets up rental electric car joint venture in China

    Before Going to Press | 7h 13min ago

  • Supply chains for Apple are ramping up production for iPhone 6

    Before Going to Press | 7h 15min ago

  • Japan smartphone market: Competition stiff due to high barriers, says HTC executive

    Before Going to Press | 7h 17min ago

  • Digitimes Research: GTAT estimated to supply up to 1.35-2.25 million 5.5-inch iPhone sapphire covers in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 7h 18min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Demand for low-cost smartphones growing in Southeast Asia

    Before Going to Press | 7h 19min ago

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