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Italy expected to have 2GW solar installation demand in 2Q12

Mar 21, 15:28

The government in Italy will be making feed-in-tariff (FIT) cuts in June, and the industry believes a surge of demand about 2GW will happen in the second quarter before the cut.

Acer chairman reportedly to visit Chongqing for a cloud computing event

Mar 20, 01:20

Acer chairman JT Wang reportedly will visit Chongqing, China for a cloud computing-related event to promote its AcerCloud, which is set to launch in April and since Chongqing's Committee...

JT Wang

China market: Distributors gearing up to replenish NAND flash inventory

Mar 16, 01:10

With the China government about to end its crackdown on the smuggling of NAND flash products, distributors in the local channel market are gearing up to rebuild inventory which will...

Demand for NAND flash products rising in China

Germany aims 2012 installation target at 2.5-3.5GW

Mar 8, 14:52

The government in Germany has stated its targeted total solar installations of 2.5-3.5GW for 2012 remains unchanged, according to industry sources

Digitimes Research: Greater China solar prices remain static ahead of Germany incentive cuts

Mar 2, 14:49

Due to the incentive cuts that will take effect on March 9, 2012 in Germany, prices of solar products have been static. Digitimes Research analyst Chihheng Liang noted that module...

solar cell

China government hopes to build strong domestic solar industry, says report

Mar 1, 15:46

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) in China has announced its targets for the domestic solar industry in 2015, according to China-based Solar-PV.

solar panel

Commentary: China new LED lighting subsidy policies to focus on commercialization

Feb 23, 11:49

The subsidy program for upstream LED firms in China ended in 2011. There are many LED firms in China, but less than 20 of them have economies of scale and capacity of more than 20...

LED lighting

Four China polysilicon firms demand government start anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation against US firms, according to China media

Feb 16, 16:22

Four China-based polysilicon firms, LDK, Jiangsu Zhongneng, Shannxi Tianhong Silicon Material, and China Silicon Corporation, have applied to the Ministry of Commerce in China, asking...

polysilicon

Solar industry awaits possible incentive cuts in April in Germany

Feb 16, 01:30

The government in Germany plans to meet up to discuss new solar PV incentive programs that will be initiated on April 1. The policies will affect the solar industry significantly...

solar modules

China government sets 3 levels of LED subsidies

Feb 15, 01:30

The China government will set three levels of LED subsidies. The first is for the central government to provide subsidies to LED firms to lower production costs. Second, provinces...

LED lightings

China government encourages cooperation between domestic and international LED firms

Feb 13, 15:13

China's LED industry is expected to face tough eliminations in 2012 as the price of LED products dropped drastically in 2011. The China government is determined to help domestic LED...

Digitimes Research: Solar PV installations booming in US southwestern states

Feb 10, 14:57

In the US, every state has its own solar PV incentive program. The ranking of the top-10 states that have the highest installations is expected to go through major reshuffles in 2011...

solar panels

Catcher announces on-year growth in January revenues

Feb 7, 01:25

Catcher Technology announced consolidated revenues of NT$2.82 billion (US$95.19 million) for January, down 13.3% on month, but up 16.7% on year; however, the company's non-consolidated...

China government reportedly plans to raise import tariffs for LCD panels

Feb 6, 11:28

The China government plans to raise import tariffs for LCD panels by 3-5% in the second quarter of 2012 in order to safeguard the development of the domestic flat panel industry,...

Decrease in solar installation costs causes governments to make incentive cuts

Feb 4, 11:23

The price of solar products decreased around 50% in 2011 due to a demand freeze and oversupply. This has caused the cost of installing solar PV systems to drop rapidly.

Chongqing government highlights labor supply

Feb 3, 14:57

Commenting on the usual labor shortages after the Lunar New Year holiday, Tong Xiaoping vice mayor of Chongqing, China, at a recent labor resource conference in Taiwan, pointed out...

China lowers solar FIT to CNY7/watt, says report

Feb 2, 15:03

China's 2012 feed-in-tariff (FIT) for user-side solar PV systems has been adjusted to CNY7/watt from the previous CNY9/watt, news outlet Solarzoom indicated in a recent article. The...

solar panel

Germany may cut solar incentives as early as April

Jan 31, 16:28

Asia-based solar supply chains have been looking for a chance to increase prices, however, the reported decisions of governments in Europe to cut incentives during the Lunar New Year...

solar wafers

Germany leads resurgent European growth late in 2011, says Solarbuzz

Jan 31, 14:38

A 23% sequential rise in the fourth-quarter 20111 European photovoltaic market has created short-term optimism in the industry, which has been amplified by the slowdown in module...

Taiwan government continues support of WiMAX

Jan 30, 12:16

The Taiwan government will step up the development of WiMAX applications and help local operators expand coverage of their networks, according to Industrial Development Bureau (IDB)...

Digitimes Research: US DOE plans to develop OLED solid state lighting

Newswatch - Jan 18, 15:20

The US Department of Energy (DOE) hopes to increase the efficiency of solid state lighting through projects that can incorporate the government with the industry. By improving solid...

Privatized solar firms in China unlikely to benefit from domestic market expansions, says report

Jan 16, 16:11

The low demand of the solar market in 2011 has been pushing China to develop its own domestic solar demand. However, according to China news outlet NE21, most power plants are under...

solar modules

Digitimes Research: Global solar market share of Germany and Italy to decrease in 2012

Jan 16, 13:57

Germany has announced that 2011 solar PV system installations totaled 7.5GW, and in particular the installations in the fourth quarter alone reached 4.15GW. This means more than 50%...

solar modules

Germany government said to be about to discuss additional solar incentive cuts

Jan 16, 11:23

The unexpected high number of solar PV system installations in Germany in 2011 may ignite the possibility for the government to initiate incentive cuts. The latest possible version...

China government not expected to issue TD-LTE operating license for the time being

Jan 16, 11:13

While China Mobile has been actively promoting TD-LTE, the China government is not expected to issue a TD-LTE operating license to China Mobile for the time being, according to industry...

Commentary: A dance of numbers and policies for the solar market in 2012

Jan 12, 14:45

Germany surprised everyone with December solar installations reaching 3GW. This means the 2011 total installations in Germany market hit 7.5GW, surpassing 7.4GW in 2010 and becoming...

CMI applies for debt settlement with creditor banks

Jan 11, 16:07

Chimei Innolux (CMI) has applied for debt negotiations with its creditor banks after the flat panel maker failed to secure a syndicated loan of NT$40 billion (US$1.33 billion) in...

Digitimes Research: Global solar market to grow by 11.9% to 26.9GW in 2012

Jan 11, 15:49

The solar industry faced oversupply problems that caused significant price drops in 2011. Most solar firms faced losses. However, the rapid decrease of cost for solar PV systems induced...

solar cell

Japan LED lighting penetration rate ranks number one in 2011

Jan 11, 01:45

The global LED lighting market continues to heat up with Japan being the biggest market. According to studies, Japan's December LED light tube penetration rate reached 40%. The industry...

LED lighting

China solar demand only benefits some firms

Jan 11, 01:20

China-based solar firms have been hoping that the China market will overtake Germany as the biggest solar market in the world. However, industry sources pointed out the 5GW of installation...

solar cell

Taiwan market: Government allocates NT$2 billion for LED street lamps

Jan 9, 15:13

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) plans to have a budget up to NT$2 billion (US$66 million) to switch 326,000 units of street lamps into LED lightings. Many LED firms hope...

LED street lamps

China announces more solar PV system subsidies

Jan 5, 15:38

China's Ministry of Finance has announced the subsidies for built-in PV (BIPV) systems and normal solar PV installations.

Taipei to deploy citywide fiber-optic network

Jan 4, 16:10

The Taipei City government has announced it has signed a 25-year contract with a consortium of 15 local and foreign companies led by Tai Tung Communication, a Taiwan-based maker of...

Taiwan market: Taipei city government to expand Wi-Fi network of free access to Internet

Jan 4, 01:00

The Taipei City Government will enlarge the coverage of Taipei Free, its free 512Kbps wireless Internet-access service via Wi-Fi hot spots at selected public places, through expanding...

China market: Government allows licensees to dominate connected TV services

Jan 3, 11:41

China's State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SART) has issued an administrative order banning cooperation between video websites and makers of smart TVs, connected...

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