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Taiwan Bureau of Energy to help solar firms develop US, Thailand markets

Dec 19, 21:36

Taiwan's Bureau of Energy plans to hold a business conference regarding Taiwan-based firms developing markets such as the US and Thailand on December 21, 2012.

Only 20% of projects obtain subsidies in 2012 second phase of Golden Sun Project

Nov 26, 11:52

According to China-based media reports, the China government has been eager to create domestic demand, but due to the limited budget, the second phase of the Golden Sun Demonstration...

Germany switches focus to rooftop systems in 2013

Nov 26, 10:43

Germany may stop all incentives for ground-mounted large-size solar installations in 2013. Hence, In September, installations in Germany which were close to 1GW, more than 80% of...

Taiwan LED industry output in 4Q12 to fall slightly, says IEK

Nov 23, 11:06

According to the Industrial Economics and Knowledge Center (IEK), Taiwan's total LED industry output value in the third quarter of 2012 was NT$24.2 billion (US$830 million), representing...

US financial institutes may securitize solar PV system projects

Nov 8, 21:52

US financial institutes may securitize solar PV system projects. Solar firms believe securitization of solar PV projects could help firms obtain funds easier, which would benefit...

Digitimes Research: South Korea aggressively promotes LED commercialization policies

Nov 8, 14:40

To promote the commercialization of LED lighting, South Korea's Knowledge Economy Ministry announced in 2006 a "15/30" plan, which means to achieve 30% LED lighting commercialization...

Taiwan government to offer NT$10 billion loans to support green-energy industry

Sep 25, 12:21

Taiwan government's National Development Fund (NDF) will offer 15-year loans totaling NT$10 billion (US$338 million) to finance exports of green-energy products, including solar,...

Germany may cut solar incentives in November

Aug 16, 01:15

Germany is likely to cut solar incentives again in November because installations in the first half of the year exceeded the annual target of 2.5-3.5GW and reached 4.3GW. The figure...

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...

Italy solar market set for disaster as new incentive budget could be blown, says IMS Research

Jul 24, 14:15

The budget available to for Italy's Conto Energia V (CE5) solar PV incentive program could be cut to less than half of the intended amount, wiping out any feed-in-tariff (FIT) budget...

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

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

Germany passes April 1 solar incentive cuts with minor changes

Jul 4, 01:45

The government of Germany has passed its April 1 incentive cuts program with minor changes. The annual installation target remains at 2.5-3GW and as accumulated installations reach...

solar cells

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 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

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

Germany likely to maintain April 1 solar incentive cuts between 20-40%

Mar 28, 01:25

The government in Germany is expected to announce solar incentive cuts on April 1. The magnitude of the cuts will likely be the same as previously announced, between 20-40% depending...

solar panel

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

Announcement of Japan renewable energy policy delayed to end of April

Mar 8, 01:40

The solar industry hoped Japan would announce renewable energy policies in January or February; however, any announcements have been delayed to the end of April. Industry sources...

solar cell

Germany solar incentive cuts may be moved back to April 1

Mar 7, 01:30

The effective date of Germany's new incentive cuts may be moved back to April 1, 2012 from the scheduled date March 9, said industry sources. The consideration of moving the date...

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

Germany incentive cuts to hit local solar PV system firms first

Mar 2, 14:46

The government in Germany plans to cut feed-in-tariffs (FIT) of small-size solar PV systems by 20% and large-size systems by 30%. In addition, systems that are above 10MW will not...

solar panels

Germany incentive cut dissolves price increases hoped for by solar firms

Feb 29, 15:14

Germany has announced new incentive cuts will be initiated in March 9, 2012. The industry expected such measures to be taken in April 1, 2012, but never expected the date being moved...

solar panel

Digitimes Research: Solar prices in Greater China stay flat due to on-going negotiations

Feb 24, 15:16

Solar prices in Greater China were mostly flat this week (Feb 20-24), except for 156 mono solar cells which saw an increase of US$0.01/W, said Chihheng Liang, Digitimes Research an...

solar

New incentive cuts in Germany may begin on March 9

Feb 24, 11:13

The German government announced new incentive cuts on February 23. For the feed-in-tariff (FIT) of solar PV systems under 10KW, the incentive cut will be 20%. For systems from 10KW-1MW,...

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

China taking blame for troubles at Germany solar firms, says report

Feb 16, 16:15

Germany-based solar firms have been blaming China-based peers for the severity of the market, according to China news media outlet NE21. The report noted that some Germany-based...

solar panels

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

Snow causes delays in Germany solar PV system installations

Feb 15, 01:15

Solar PV system installation firms have been eager to install systems before the April incentive cuts. However, the weather has been delaying projects. This will cause inventory levels...

solar panels

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

Solar firms face numerous entry barriers in non-Europe markets

Feb 6, 11:13

Germany, the world's largest solar market, continues to influence the solar industry with policies. The market suspects Germany to move mid-year incentive cuts to April 1, 2012. Germany...

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.

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...

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