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  • Last update: Thursday 22 January 2015 [578 news items]

Taiwan government delays power price hike

Sep 18, 13:59

Taiwan's government has decided to delay a planned electricity rate hike originally set to take place on December 10, 2012 until October 1, 2013.

Taiwan government yet to decide on inclusion of WiMAX bands in new mobile Internet licenses

Sep 17, 15:10

As the Taiwan government is expected to approve release of two total bandwidth allocations of 135MHz (one for upload, one for download) for operating mobile access to the Internet...

China government discloses total solar installation investment of CNY250 billion during 12th Five-Year plan period

Sep 14, 01:20

China's National Energy Administration recently disclosed that its target for new solar-powered plants during the 12th Five-Year Plan period is 10GW. The government also set its target...

Taiwan government to set up platform for developing and testing cloud computing solutions, says minister

Sep 13, 16:23

The Taiwan government will establish a platform for developing and testing solutions based on cloud computing technology to offer public services. The platform will aim to match demand...

Government funds help solar firms earn profits abroad, says NSP chairman

Sep 11, 11:43

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs will assign representatives to Hsinchu Science Park to assess the possibility of providing funds to Taiwan-based solar firms, according to Quincy...

Quincy Lin, chairman of NSP

Taiwan market: Government plans to provide NT$10 billion subsidy for green energy industry

Aug 27, 15:39

The Taiwan government plans to set up a fund of NT$10 billion (US$333 million) to save the green energy industry which has been suffering from market downturns. However, the fund...

China solar firms seek cooperation with Taiwan peers through investments

Aug 22, 01:25

China-based solar firms have been in talks with Taiwan-based peers over cooperation to avoid anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations, according to industry sources. In addition,...

China government holds price bidding for LED lighting subsidization

Aug 21, 02:10

China's Ministry of Finance and National Development and Reform Commission have jointly held open price-bidding competition for 2012-2013 LED lighting subsidies of which the total...

Sanan Opto supported by China government in developing sapphire substrates, says Digitimes Research

Aug 20, 16:22

Sanan Optoelectronics has been experiencing record high revenues and profit margins in first-half 2012. Nevertheless, the firm's inventory turnover days is relatively high showing...

Solar technology needs upgrades, says China State Counsellor

Aug 20, 14:59

To face the growing challenges, the China government should aggressively increase domestic demand and upgrade the technology of the solar supply chain, according to Dinghuan Shi,...

Dinghuan Shi, Councellor of China's State Council

China polysilicon firms urge government to conduct anti-dumping investigation against Europe peers

Aug 20, 11:59

China-based polysilicon firms have reportedly filed a request with China's Ministry of Commerce hoping the government will begin an anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation against...

Small domestic market makes Taiwan solar makers difficult to step into EPC projects

Aug 14, 14:57

Taiwan-based makers of solar wafers and cells have been planning to compete for EPC (engineering, procurement & construction) solar PV system projects for improving their business...

solar panels

Digitimes Research: China aims to expand LED industry output value through subsidy programs

Aug 10, 12:02

The 12th Five-Year Plan announced by China's government indicates targets of the semiconductor lighting industry before 2015.

Sampo sees 51.2% increase in TV sales due to government subsidies

Aug 9, 01:10

In Taiwan, Sampo has reported a 51.2% increase in domestic TV sales during July compared with the same period in 2011 due to energy saving subsidies issued by the Taiwan government...

Jiangxi provincial government will not allow LDK to fall, says China media

Aug 7, 16:14

According to China media reports, if LDK files for bankruptcy, a ripple effect will occur as many small-size solar firms in China depend on the firm. In addition, LDK has been engaging...

Global solar installations increase due to government policies, says PIDA

Aug 6, 12:08

Solar installations in 2012 will continue to be affected by government policies, according to Taiwan's Photonics Industry & Technology Development Association (PIDA).

No end-of-year rush expected for Germany solar market in 2012, says IHS

Aug 3, 10:18

A midyear subsidy change approved by the German government for solar PV installations in rooftops will continue to drive solar demand for the remainder of 2012, although no year-end...

China government comes to the rescue of its PV manufacturers, says IMS Research

Aug 2, 10:38

China's solar manufacturing base saw a major setback in the first and second quarters of 2012, with a severe slump in exports sparking the government to step in and further raise...

China polysilicon price static as firms wait for government to announce anti-dumping investigation details

Aug 1, 01:15

Despite the possibility of anti-dumping investigations taken up by the China government against US- and South Korea-based firms, the price of polysilicon in China has remained static...

China market: Government to push domestic solar energy demand to 6GWp in 2012

Jul 27, 01:05

The China government plans to push up demand for solar energy in the domestic market up to 6GWp in 2012 to help local solar cell and module makers, which have seen their exports squeezed...

Commentary: Taiwan solar module makers face challenges due to lack of government and bank support

Jul 26, 15:48

Most solar module firms around the world have support from their governments and domestic banks. This allows customers that are buying solar modules to obtain bank loans and module...

solar modules

Chongqing government turning strict over subsidy qualifications

Jul 23, 16:08

Subsidies that the government of Chongqing, China has promised to the notebook supply chain to attract them to invest in the city, are reportedly seeing qualifications become more...

Foxconn reportedly in disagreement with Brazil government

Jul 19, 01:40

Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry) investment in Brazil reportedly is facing some issues as the two sides are currently having disagreements over investment projects...

China solar market set to boom as government raises 2015 installation target to 21GW, says IMS Research

Jul 17, 11:19

Photovoltaic (PV) installations in China are set to reach over 4GW in the second half of the year, according to IMS Research. The latest version of China's Five-Year Plan for the...

Government energy subsidies prove effective for TV sales in Taiwan

Jul 17, 01:20

The TV industry in Taiwan is expected to face a major slowdown from August until the end of the year due to recent energy-efficient subsidies that include funding for LCD TVs ending...

Commentary: Japan government needs to do more to protect domestic solar industry

Jul 13, 14:47

The government in Japan recently announced lucrative solar feed-in-tariffs that have sparked discussions about Japan becoming the world's second-largest solar market. However, it...

solar cell

Japan government expected to set barriers for imported solar modules

Jul 10, 15:46

As the feed-in tariff (FIT) rate of JPY42 (US$0.53)/kWh offered by the Japan government for installing solar PV systems has attracted many foreign suppliers of solar products which...

solar panels

TV growth in Taiwan this summer largely due to energy efficiency subsidies

Jul 4, 01:15

Increasing TV sales in Taiwan are due to price drops for 32-inch LED TVs along with energy subsidies being issued by the government and not because of the recent switch over to digital...

Sampo

Commentary: Taiwan government needs to cooperate more with local panel makers

Jul 2, 16:05

Taiwan-based panel makers should form a strategic alliance with the government in order to push forth Taiwan's panel industry in the global market, according to Chimei Innolux (CMI)...

Commentary: Can government subsidies save the LED industry?

Jun 27, 11:40

Classic economics believes in small government and let the market mechanism run its course. Keynesian economics believes in interventions, in particular, government interventions...

LED lightings

Germany review committee to announce results on April 1 incentive cuts on June 27

Jun 27, 01:25

Germany's April 1 solar incentive cuts were halted by the Bundesrat (Federal Council) for reviews. The review committee will announce its decision on June 27. Industry sources noted...

solar cells

China government delays announcement of firms eligible for LED subsidies

Jun 27, 01:15

The China government said it would announce a list of firms selected for LED lighting subsidies in March. However, this announcement has been delayed. The government planned to introduce...

LED lightings

Polysilicon price in China to stabilize at US$25/kg once government begins anti-dumping investigation

Jun 22, 11:42

The price of polysilicon in China will stabilize at US$25/kg if the government starts anti-dumping and anti-subsidy probes into US- and South Korea-based firms, said industry sourc...

China-based polysilicon makers urge government to investigate dumping by US-, South Korea-based makers

Jun 22, 10:16

China-based polysilicon makers have urged the China government to launch anti-dumping investigations on polysilicon imported from US- and South Korea-based makers, according to industry...

solar cells

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
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