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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...

Europe debt crisis might affect the solar industry

Jul 13, 01:10

The debt crisis in Europe might cause more turbulence in the solar industry. Italy, one of the biggest solar markets behind Germany, has been speculated to have unstable national...

Everlight to up investments in China LED lighting business

Jul 11, 15:21

The growing LED lighting market in China has prompted many LED firms to increase investments. Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight indicated 700 of its 1,000 employment opportunities...

Taiwan-based LED firms invest heavily in China

Jul 8, 14:43

Taiwan-based LED firms have been aggressively entering the market in China. According to statistics, the accumulated investments into China from Taiwan-based firms have exceeded NT$40...

Solar industry in adjustment period: Q&A with Motech chairman Simon Tsuo

Jun 28, 15:07

Yuan-Huai Simon Tsuo, chairman of Motech has been viewed as an important figure in the development of the solar industry in Taiwan. Tsuo commented on the gloomy market in the first...

Motech chairman Simon Tsuo

British, Taiwan solar firms to hold seminar

Jun 21, 14:34

The British Trade and Cultural Office (BTCO) in Taiwan will be holding "UK Solar PV Market Development Seminar" in Taiwan on June 21. The purpose of the seminar is to introduce...

China Sunergy lowers gross margin forecast for 2Q11

Jun 21, 01:10

Many solar firms have indicated demand has been returning slowly though high inventory problem still exists. China-based China Sunergy recently lowered its gross margin forecast for...

Limited solar installations in 1H11 may cause small incentive cuts in Germany

Jun 8, 01:15

Germany plans to announce a new incentive program for solar installations on June 7. Market rumors indicate the final version may only cut incentives by 6% due to a lack of installations...

The price of solar cells should not fall below US$0.9 per watt, says Motech chairman

May 31, 01:15

High inventory of solar products has been pushing prices down since second quarter 2011. According to Dr. Yuan-Huai Simon Tsuo, chairman of Motech, the price of solar modules in 2011...

Solar market in Germany returns to spotlight

May 30, 14:35

The solar market focus has been on Italy's new incentive program. The market has been bleak and prices have been falling like dominoes. Industry sources wish to understand more of...

The general view of the solar market is too pessimistic: Q&A with LDK president Xingxue Tong

May 27, 16:37

The current contraction of the solar market has affected solar firms worldwide. President and COO of China-based LDK, Xingxue Tong, thinks it is an imbalance before the transformation...

LDK president and COO, Xingxue Tong

European solar distributors quoting discounted price for solar modules

May 23, 15:35

The continuous falling price of the solar market has been causing many European distributors of solar modules to lower selling price to rid of high inventories. Some European vendors...

ROI on Italy's solar industry remains attractive despite sizable incentive cuts

May 13, 12:26

Despite the proposed monthly incentive cuts, the return on investment (ROI) for solar modules in Italy under the new incentive program remains attractive, industry sources stated...

Italy's new PV incentive program might hurt non-European solar firms

May 13, 10:08

According to industry observers, it will be unlikely for Italy's current incentive program to be extended to August. In addition, for systems that do not obtain grid connection by...

Grid parity of solar energy can be achieved in several countries by 2013, says Eversol chairman

May 9, 16:03

It is inevitable for the industry to go through turbulences these couple of years, Ellick Liao, chairman for Eversol has pointed out. It all began in 2008 when the Spanish government...

New Italy PV incentive program may face strong opposition from Asia module makers

May 9, 10:51

The new solar PV program recently announced by Italy includes additional incentives for solar modules made in Europe, which is seen as a "protection" policy for European-made...

Stagnating PV installations in Germany might lead to small incentive cuts in July

May 6, 12:11

PV system installation in Germany has been stalling and if the situation continues, it is likely the planned incentive cut in July 2011 will decrease in magnitude. In addition to...

Italy announces PV system installations to reach 7,000MW by June 2011

May 4, 14:20

The Italian government has announced PV system installations in the country will reach 7,000MW between January-June 2011. Adding this to the accumulated installation of 3,000MW at...

Europe backlog of solar products may trigger 'race to the bottom'

May 4, 13:52

The backlog problem in Europe continues to hover over the solar industry. The estimation at the end of March for backlogs of solar modules is around 4-4.5GW. However, the backlog...

A cloudy forecast for the solar industry in 2Q11, says paper

Newswatch - May 2, 15:20

The uncertainty of the incentive programs in Europe forced Taiwan-based solar cell makers to quote below US$1/W last week. Wafer quotations also failed to remain at the US$3/unit...

Italy extends current solar incentives to end of August

May 2, 12:09

The April 28 scheduled announcement of Italy's incentive program was postponed and the current program will remain till the end of August. This was the result of irreconcilable differences...

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