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Electricity subsidies for polysilicon firms cause concerns, says report

Dec 15, 15:01

The aim for expanding the solar market is to replace unclean energy sources. However, the production of polysilicon requires a large amount of electricity that is currently generated...

solar cells

Government policies to spur growth of LED lighting in 2012

Dec 14, 01:10

Governments in Asia such as South Korea, China and Taiwan all plan to promote and increase the development of LED lighting in 2012 through various policies. South Korea plans to replace...

LED lighting

Growth of the LED market: Q&A with James Jenson, vice president of LED business unit at Veeco

Dec 13, 15:22

US-based MOCVD equipment provider Veeco currently ranks number one in global market share with 50%. Digitimes sat down with James T Jenson, vice president of Veeco's LED business...

James T Jenson, vice president of Veeco's LED business unit

China MOCVD equipment to reach 756 units in 2011

Dec 7, 01:20

The LED market in China has been experiencing low demand, however, due to subsidies provided by local governments, new installations of MOCVD equipment in 2011 will likely reach 420...

Europe unlikely to launch anti-dumping, anti-subsidy investigation of China-made PV products

Dec 2, 11:31

While the US Department of Commerce has launched an anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation of solar cells and modules imported from China, Europe, the largest market for China-made...

solar module

Digitimes Research: Government incentives boost US solar installations in 2011

Nov 30, 10:27

The solar PV market in the US has been growing rapidly since 2009 with annual growth of installations reaching more than 100%. Many large-size power stations and commercial solar...

solar cell

China solar firms with government support more likely to weather the current storm of low demand

Nov 30, 01:10

Some China-based solar firms are expected to shutdown operations and exit the market due to low demand. Industry sources indicated the firms that are experiencing problems are those...

China LED lighting subsidy may be limited

Nov 28, 14:48

Players in the LED industry may be disappointed as the China government's subsidy for their lighting products may be much smaller than anticipated.

LED lighting

LED industry anticipates product subsidies from China government to be announced at 2011 year-end

Nov 17, 14:26

Recently announced plans by the China government to abolish the importation and sale of incandescent light bulbs has been boosting confidence in the LED industry.

Global PV installations to hit 24GW in 2011, says IMS Research

Nov 16, 10:43

Global solar PV installations will reach 24GW in 2011 according to IMS Research. IMS Research found that despite the relatively weak start to the year, installations will rise by...

European PV market sees modest pick up in year-end demand, says Solarbuzz

Nov 15, 14:17

A projected on-quarter rise of 22% in fourth-quarter 2011 European photovoltaic (PV) market is providing a welcome temporary boost for downstream solar companies, according to Solarbuzz...

Carbon tax may stimulate solar power demand

Nov 10, 11:11

Some countries may have reached grid parity but demand has not yet picked up because the market is currently suffering from oversupply and unreasonable prices. Industry sources believe...

LED lighting penetration to reach 25% in 2013, says Epistar

Nov 3, 09:32

LED lighting is waiting for the price difference with traditional lighting to narrow, with penetration of LED lighting likely to reach 25% in 2013, Epistar has said.

Technological improvement is key to survival of solar firms, says Motech chairman

Nov 1, 16:51

Technological improvement will be the key to solar firms' survival, according to Simon Tsuo, chairman of Taiwan-based solar cell maker Motech. The industry should have seen oversupply...

Digitimes Research: Greater China solar cell spot prices show signs of stabilization

Oct 28, 16:45

The decline of solar cell spot prices has slowed down this week in the Greater China region due to increased installation demand from Germany as the new subsidy cut of 15% has been...

Digitimes Research: Greater China solar cell spot prices

China LED lighting market to experience rapid growth in next few years

Oct 14, 15:41

Studies show that total market size of the global lighting market (includes both LED and traditional lightings) in 2010 was US$79.3 billion. Demand is expected to increase due to...

Low demand likely to cause 10% of China-based LED chipmakers to close in 2H11

Oct 13, 14:19

Due to heavy losses resulting from weak demand as well as over expansion, about 10% of LED companies in China are expected to withdraw from the segment soon. The rapid growth of the...

Solar installations in Germany undergo end-of-year resurgence, says IHS

Oct 4, 16:56

After slumping in July and August, Germany's orders for new photovoltaic (PV) solar systems are set to soar in October and November, generating a surge in demand that may be difficult...

Monetary policies may affect 2012 solar incentives

Sep 28, 11:59

The solar industry has been plagued by low demand and the debt crises in Europe and the US, the two largest solar markets. Industry sources indicated that incentive cuts are possible...

Sequans LTE solution receives China approval

Sep 15, 10:24

Sequans Communications has announced that its LTE semiconductor technology has been officially approved by China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), a government...

Mono-like and monocrystalline silicon gain attention from solar firms

Sep 6, 14:32

The focus of the incentive programs by various governments have been on rooftop systems for homeowners. The limited space characteristics of rooftop solar power systems have been...

Lextar reports August revenues with 16% increase on month

Sep 6, 01:25

Taiwan-based LED firm Lextar reported August revenues of NT$880 million (US$30.3 million), representing sequential growth of 16%. Lextar stated the revenues from lighting have reached...

Auria Solar posts lower than expected revenues in 1H11

Sep 1, 12:27

Auria Solar's audited financial report for the first half of 2011 shows lower-than-expected revenues due to uncollected goods by an Italy-based client, according to the thin-film...

LED market growth transitions to lighting applications, says DisplaySearch

Aug 26, 14:21

Market indicators continue to predict an on-year rise of 20% in LED usage across applications in 2011 with lighting leading the way, according to DisplaySearch. The total package...

Possible rise of solar installation demand in September

Aug 26, 12:40

Solar demand in August has been cooling down, according to industry sources, but the industry anticipates another upturn in September.

Effective policies can help the LED industry, says Everlight chairman

Aug 25, 14:56

In comparison to government policies in Japan, South Korea and China in promoting the usage of LED products, Taiwan's government has been lagging behind, according to Robert Yeh,...

Trina Solar announces 2Q11 financial results

Aug 24, 14:02

China-based integrated solar firm Trina Solar has announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2011.

China LED industry lights up to nearly US$6 billion in 2011, says IHS

Aug 19, 16:45

Buoyed by government support and increased penetration into new applications, China's LED market will jump to US$5.8 billion in 2011, up a robust 23% from US$4.7 billion last year,...

US photovoltaic installations forecast to soar 166% in 2011, says IHS iSuppli

Aug 18, 15:02

US photovoltaic (PV) installations in 2011 will rise 166 % to a total of 2.4GW, with California leading the country in the amount of power derived from renewable solar energy, according...

New government incentive delivers massive upside to China solar market, says IHS iSuppli

Aug 12, 11:16

The China government's new feed-in-tariff (FIT) incentive program is expected to give a major boost to the country's solar industry, potentially increasing installations by a combined...

China government unifies solar feed-in-tariffs

Aug 2, 15:14

The China government announced recently it will unify its feed-in-tariffs for solar power to promote the development of the domestic solar market. The feed-in-tariff for solar power...

Solar demand in Germany and Italy heating up

Aug 1, 15:18

Downstream solar power system firms indicate the rebound of demand in Germany and Italy has been thriving in comparison of the market conditions in the second quarter of 2011. However,...

Taiwan Bureau of Energy responds to criticism from Everlight chairman

Jul 28, 12:39

Weak demand for LED TVs has been causing stress to LED firms. Robert Yeh, chairman of Everlight, recently pointed out the lack of supporting policies from Taiwan's government for...

China-made PV modules less expensive than locally-made ones in Europe

Jul 22, 10:36

In the Europe market, prices for PV modules made in Europe stand at EUR1.10-1.30/W (US$1.56-1.84/W) currently, while first-tier and second-tier China-based makers quote EUR0.90/W...

China LED chipmakers delay expansion

Jul 13, 10:21

With strong incentives provided by local governments, many China-based LED chipmakers aimed to increase the number of MOCVD equipment in 2010. However, inventory has been piling up...

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