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iSuppli boosts 2010 solar installation forecast

Nov 9, 14:25

Stronger than expected growth in Germany has prompted iSuppli to boost its 2010 forecast for global installations of photovoltaic (PV) solar systems. Worldwide installations in 2010...

Germany-based solar module makers eyeing overseas market

Nov 4, 12:21

With demand at their home market down in the fourth quarter, Germany-based solar module makers are seeing a significant increase in domestic inventory, and the companies reportedly...

Walsin Lihwa signs investment cooperation agreement with Germany's Solarion

Oct 29, 12:02

Walsin Lihwa on Oct 28 signed an investment cooperation agreement with Solarion AG, a Germany-based solar cell and module company in Leipzig. Under the agreement, the two companies...

Thin-film solar system rate of return exceeds poly-Si for the first time in Germany

Oct 27, 01:25

With Germany's feed-in-tariff (FIT) slash in the third quarter of 2010, and strong demand from other solar markets buoying upstream prices, the internal rate of return (IRR) of installing...

Solar market keeps shining in 2011, says iSuppli

Oct 1, 08:51

Despite extreme shifts in pricing, demand and governmental subsidies, the global photovoltaic market in 2011 will experience robust growth, with installations rising by 42.3% for...

China solar module quotes fall to 1.25-1.3 euros/W

Sep 14, 17:02

Based on quotes received by solar system installers with strong price negotiation leverage, China-based module makers are quoting at 1.25-1.3 euros/W (US$1.61-1.68) for the Europe...

German solar module makers showing signs of accepting cell prices from Taiwan

Sep 1, 11:17

German solar module companies and Taiwan-based solar cell makers could soon end their price negotiation stalemate with strong demand from markets outside of Germany and the solar...

Germany rumored to be considering subsidy cap for solar system installation in 2011

Aug 19, 14:18

The government in Germany is reportedly considering a cap on subsidy for solar system installation in 2011, according to industry sources.

Germany-based solar module makers lower quotes by 3-5%

Aug 18, 10:44

Some solar module makers in Germany have again lowered quotes as demand from the country has cooled significantly in the third quarter since the reduction of feed-in-tariffs (FIT),...

Government incentives to make UK solar hotspot in 2010, says iSuppli

Aug 2, 11:18

Installations of photovoltaic (PV) systems in the UK will amount to 96MW in 2010, up 1,500% from 6MW in 2009, according to iSuppli. While the country's growth will start from a nearly...

China-based Huawei lands LTE equipment contract from Vodafone Germany, say Taiwan makers

Jul 27, 10:55

China-based telecom/networking equipment maker Huawei Technologies has become one of the two suppliers of LTE (Long Term Evolution) base station equipment for Vodafone Germany, its...

Europe PV module suppliers maintain price cuts for 3Q10

Jul 20, 15:15

First-tier Europe-based makers of PV solar modules have notified customers that third-quarter quotes will be reduced by 10% as originally planned in mid-second quarter, according...

Taiwan, China solar wafer and cell makers to maintain or raise prices in 3Q10 in spite of FIT cut in Germany

Jul 13, 13:56

Solar wafer and cell makers in China and Taiwan are not lowering quotes in the third quarter of 2010 and some even successfully raised prices despite a subsidy slash by Germany, according...

Return rate gap to narrow between a-Si thin-film and poly-Si solar systems after Germany's FIT slash

Jul 1, 12:01

Amorphous silicion (a-Si) thin film solar technology could make a strong push in Germany after the government's FIT (feed-in-tariff) slash if quotes for polycrystalline (poly-Si)...

Global PV market size to reach 15GW in 2010, says Solarbuzz

Jun 30, 11:04

Global PV demand continues to soar in 2010 and is currently projected to double over the rate of installations last year, according to research firm Solarbuzz, which projects 2010...

German government still leaning towards same FIT cut

Jun 15, 10:56

Germany's lower house Bundestag is expected to send the same FIT (feed-in-tariff) rate reduction proposal, which ranges from 11% for former industrial sites to 16% for rooftop installations,...

AUO to debut Smart Module at 2010 Intersolar in Germany

Jun 3, 16:37

AU Optronics (AUO) will exhibit at 2010 Intersolar in Munich, Germany from June 9-11 to showcase a series of solar technologies, including its Smart Module.

Solar system installers hold up projects, await price quotes from suppliers

Jun 1, 11:41

Solar system installers, particularly in Germany, have moved back third-quarter 2010 installation projects due to uncertainty about solar module prices and installation costs, according...

Solar-grade wafer quotes to rise 2-3% in June

May 20, 11:20

Solar-grade silicon wafer makers are expected to raise wafer price by 2-3% in June, bringing the total increase for the first half of 2010 to about 15%. The price of 6-inch wafers...

Germany feed-in rate cut to determine solar wafer price hikes in June and July

Apr 28, 10:36

Solar wafer makers are rumored to be planning to raise wafer prices in June and July, and some solar cell companies have already agreed on the price hike, according to industry sources...

Solar module price cut needed to counter expected Germany subsidy reductions

Apr 26, 11:34

Solar module prices will have to decrease by 10% to stimulate installation demand if the German government indeed cuts feed-in-tariffs by 16% on July 1, according to industry sources...

Germany likely to finalize 2011 solar subsidy cuts at upcoming review

Apr 19, 12:08

German officials are slated to meet again on April 25 to discuss rate reduction of solar energy feed-in tariff (FIT), according to industry insiders. With the new rate set to take...

Delta Electronics showcasing LED lighting products at Light+Building fair in Germany

Apr 13, 15:06

Taiwan-based maker Delta Electronics is exhibiting its LED lighting products for streetlights, lamps and luminaries for architectural applications at the Light+Building 2010, in Frankfurt,...

Commentary: Smaller-than-expected solar system subsidy cut by Germany may cause excess capacity in 2011

Apr 12, 15:50

If the German government indeed reduces subsidy cut for roof top solar installations by less than 10% instead of the previously expected 16%, the global supply chain could see excess...

China-based PV module maker to lower quotes by 10% after feed-in tariff cuts in Germany

Mar 12, 14:11

An unspecified China-based maker of PV modules plans to lower its spot market quotes by 10%, from US$1.7-1.85/W currently, the third quarter of 2010 in a bid to maintain its global...

CeBIT 2010: Gigabyte showcases ultra-thin notebooks

Mar 5, 14:00

Despite its weaker-than-expected performance in the global notebook segment in 2009, Gigabyte Technology has showcased ultra-thin notebooks and Intel Pine Trail-M based netbooks at...

Japan, US and China to become largest PV markets, says Neo Solar

Mar 1, 16:28

As Germany will reduce feed-in tariffs for domestic PV system installations while Japan has resumed subsidies, Japan stands a good chance of surpassing Germany to become the world's...

CeBIT 2010: MSI to showcase notebooks and e-book readers

Feb 25, 14:24

Micro-Star International (MSI) plans to showcase about 30 of its latest notebook models as well as e-book readers at CeBIT 2010 in Germany, from March 2-6.

Germany to cut PV feed-in tariff; likely to spur demand in February and March

Jan 21, 14:27

Germany's Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) has set tentative reductions in feed-in tariff rates for photovoltaic (PV) system installation...

AUO supplies PV modules for solar-power plant in Germany

Dec 25, 10:25

AU Optronics (AUO) has disclosed that a 3MWp solar-power plant in a small town in Germany using its PV modules started running on December 22, supplying electricity for 800 househo...

Elpida opens DRAM testing lab in Munich

Nov 20, 12:30

Elpida Memory has held a ceremony in Munich, Germany to officially open its test laboratory for DRAM chips at its Munich Design Center, which began operations in May 2009 as a GDDR...

Demand for PV products in Europe drops due to snowing, say Taiwan makers

Oct 21, 16:09

Orders for photovoltaic (PV) products from clients in Europe are decreasing because snowing has begun in some areas and customers have canceled orders for PV system installations,...

Poly-Si spot price remains at US$60/kg

Oct 19, 10:26

International spot market price for polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) remains stable at US$60/kg, defying previous expectations that it would drop below US$60 in October, according...

Subsidy cuts in Germany to push Asia as major production base for PV products

Oct 15, 11:58

Asia is likely to become a major production base of photovoltaic (PV) products following the German government's comments that it plans to reduce subsidies for PV system installation...

a-Si thin-film PV module makers seeing rising utilization rates on demand from Germany

Oct 13, 10:48

Major Taiwan-based makers of amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules, including Chi Mei Energy, Auria Solar and NexPower Technology, have obtained more orders...

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    Photo: Company, Oct 22.

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