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Commentary: China government needs to create projects with sufficient IRRs to save solar industry

Jun 19, 16:02

Some China-based solar firms have been falling into bankruptcies since the market downturn in 2011. Many polysilicon firms in China have been shutting down production. The China government...

solar module

Taiwan premier expresses concern over LCD losses

Jun 15, 11:57

Taiwan's premier Sean Chen has expressed concern over the heavy losses incurred by local LCD makers in 2011, saying it is time the government extend necessary help to the panel ind...

Taiwan premier Sean Chen

Taiwan government to buy land for TSMC 18-inch plant, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 12, 16:07

Taiwan's Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) has approved a project to assist Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to construct an 18-inch wafer fab...

New subsidies issued by China government to benefit local TV makers

Jun 11, 15:38

The China government is set to release its next wave of energy-efficient subsidies which will include funding for LCD and plasma TVs.

Taiwan government provides help to struggling solar firm

Jun 11, 11:26

According to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), a Taiwan-based solar firm has been facing problems with financing with a bank in China. The bank in China wants to pull out its...

Commentary: US, China renewable energy trade war continues

Jun 1, 11:29

Following the announcement of anti-dumping duties on China-made solar cells that range from 31-250% by the US Department of Commerce, more anti-subsidy duties have been levied on...

Evidence of polysilicon dumping by US- and South Korea-based firms easily obtainable, say industry sources

May 25, 16:27

If the China government begins an anti-dumping investigations against US- and South Korea-based firms, the process will take much less time to determine a result, according to industry...

polysilicon

China government focuses on illegal imports of waste materials that carry polysilicon

May 23, 11:26

The price of polysilicon in China has been low causing many firms to shut down production. Industry sources noted that washing waste materials causes pollution problems, and polysilicon...

polysilicon

Commentary: Solar trade war between US and China looming

May 18, 14:39

In 2011, several US-based solar firms such as Solyndra, SepctraWatt, Evergreen Solar, and Energy Conversion Devices filed for bankruptcies. While the fundamental problem may be due...

Sunteceh

Trina Solar makes statement on US anti-dumping duties

May 18, 11:03

Trina Solar has issued a statement regarding the preliminary determination of anti-dumping duties by the US Department of Commerce (DOC).

Yingli Green Energy responds to US decision on anti-dumping tariffs

May 18, 10:35

Yingli Green Energy Holding, a China-based solar energy company which markets its products under the brand "Yingli Solar", has commented on the preliminary anti-dumping...

US levies heavy anti-dumping tariffs on China-made solar cells

May 18, 10:13

US Department of Commerce announced on May 17 the preliminary decision on anti-dumping investigations. The range of punitive tariffs to be imposed on China-based solar firms is from...

solar panels

Jiangsu province may introduce subsidies for BIPVs, says report

May 17, 14:25

Jiangsu province has been considering providing subsidies for BIPV solar projects, according to China-based media outlet, Solar-PV. This subsidy may help China's domestic...

China government may begin anti-dumping and anti-subsidy probe against US firms

May 17, 01:05

As the sixth annual SNEC 2012 PV Power Expo is currently being held in Shanghai, China, industry sources have indicated that there is a possibility that the China government will...

Second phase of energy-saving consumer electronics subsidies to begin at May 17, says MOEA

May 16, 16:47

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has announced a second phase of subsidies for consumer electronics, with a total budget of NT$700 million (US$23.7 million), that will...

Chongqing government offers financial incentives to boost notebook shipments

May 16, 16:04

The local government of Chongqing, western China, has offered financial prizes of CNY150 million (US$23.8 million) in total to encourage notebook shipments, with a recipient required...

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

Digitimes Research: Solar spot prices in Greater China freeze before final verdict of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation

May 11, 16:03

Spot prices of solar products in Greater China remained flat this week (May 7-11). Stable demand and clear order visibility have been helping solar firms maintain high capacity utilization...

solar module

China government updates LED subsidy announcement

May 9, 16:20

China's Ministry of Science and Technology recently published development targets for the LED industry. The targets include nurturing 20-30 industry leading firms with core technologies...

China government cuts 2012 Golden Sun Demonstration Project subsidy to CNY5.50/W

May 7, 11:22

The Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Science and Technology under the China government have announced the content of the 2012 Golden Sun Demonstration Project. The departments...

solar systems

China government refutes rumors of banning Google from mobile devices

May 7, 11:15

According to China media outlet ND Daily, a spokesperson for China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), has said the department has not issued any announcement...

Taiwan subsidies program to include LCD TV purchase

May 4, 15:32

Taiwan's second wave of government subsidies for energy efficient appliances will officially include 30-inch and larger LCD TVs, according to Taiwan's economics minister Shih Yen-S...

LCD TVs may be included in Taiwan energy-saving subsidies program

Apr 20, 16:28

Taiwan's government will be offering another set of subsidies valued at NT$670 million (US$ 22.7 million) for purchases of energy-saving home appliances, such as air conditioners,...

Commentary: Taiwan has little interest in installing PV systems on its own land

Apr 20, 12:12

The Taiwan government recently announced a plan to increase electricity prices in May 2012. Compared to a country like Germany with average electricity price of NT$8/kWh, Taiwan's...

Gintech solar cell

HP to establish printer production line with Foxconn in Chongqing, China

Apr 19, 01:20

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has announced it will cooperate with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) to establish production lines in Chongqing, China for printer manufacturing...

Commentary: AUO halting new fab plans puts government policy in dilemma

Apr 19, 01:00

Taiwan's National Science Council (NSC), which has overseen the establishment of major science industry parks in Taiwan over the past years, has been pushed into a political storm...

Taiwan plans to switch 815,000 street lamps to LED before end of 2018

Apr 18, 14:05

Following the recent announcement of electricity price hikes, Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has said it will replace 326,000 street lamps with LED lights in three years,...

LED street lamp

Taiwan solar firms may seek government help in possible lawsuits with Europe-based polysilicon suppliers

Apr 17, 15:33

Taiwan-based solar firms signed long-term material supply contracts with Europe-based firms when polysilicon was in shortage. But due to low demand currently, Taiwan-based firms have...

solar cell

Government incentives continue to finance development of solar PV semiconductor market, says GBI Research

Apr 16, 12:14

Government incentives that encourage investment in renewable energies will continue to drive technological advances in the global semiconductor market, according to GBI Research.

China government announces new measures for renewable energy subsidies

Apr 9, 11:22

China's Ministry of Finance announced new renewable energy subsidies on April 5, 2012. The subsidies will cover projects that use renewable energy sources to generate power. Renewable...

Government of Chongqing, China reportedly to accelerate subsidy to notebook players

Apr 3, 01:10

After the sudden replacement of Chongqing's committee secretary in China, the government of Chongqing reportedly will accelerate the subsidy it promised to notebook players as a pacification...

Italy may implement new solar subsidy program in June

Mar 28, 15:44

Italy, the second-largest solar market in Europe, is likely to implement a new solar subsidy program in June. The new program will include an installation subsidy cap of 400MW per...

solar wafer

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...

US anti-dumping, anti-subsidy verdict to be issued in May, says industry sources

Mar 22, 01:05

A verdict on the US-government's anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation against China-based solar firms may be finalized in May, according to industry sources in China.

solar cell
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    Osram 300dpi transparent PMOLED

    Osram Opto Semiconductors will showcase an OLED prototypes that can be transparent and flexible at PLDC (Professional Lighting Design Convention) from October 29-31, 2009 in Berlin...

    Photo: Company, Oct 22.

  • SanDisk+Cruzer+USB+drives+

    SanDisk Cruzer USB drives

    SanDisk has announced that its Cruzer Enterprise secure USB flash drives are now enhanced to meet the unique requirements of US government employees. The Cruzer Enterprise design...

    Photo: Company, Aug 25.

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