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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.

Germany solar market to thrive throughout 3Q-4Q11

Aug 16, 11:35

Demand from the solar markets in Germany and Italy has been increasing, according to industry sources, However, some customers have been requesting for low prices, with solar firms...

Debt crisis in Europe to have limited impact on solar industry

Aug 12, 10:53

The current conditions of the global economy have been casting clouds over the solar industry. However, industry sources pointed out that the debt crisis in Europe should have relatively...

PV demand forecast for 2011 raises over 22GW, says IMS Research

Aug 10, 14:57

Despite a very weak start to the year, IMS Research has recently increased its forecast for the full year by more than 1GW and predicts more than 22GW of new PV capacity will be added...

Solar installations rise but module revenue growth stalls in 2H11, says IHS iSuppli

Aug 5, 11:08

Despite a recovery in global solar installations in the second half of the year, plunging prices will result in zero revenue growth for the photovoltaic (PV) module business in 2011,...

July performance of solar firms likely to show growth

Aug 2, 01:05

Settled incentive programs in Italy and Germany has been helping solar firms in July sales. Solartech reported July revenues of NT$1.07 billion (US$37 million) with a 9.52% on-month...

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,...

Strong 2010 Europe PV market growth of 169% set to give way to 14% contraction in 2011, says Solarbuzz

Jul 22, 15:40

Rapidly falling prices in first half of 2011 have been unable to stimulate the faltering PV market in Europe, according to the latest Solarbuzz report. Signs of a strengthening market...

Demand in solar industry shifts to large brands

Jul 22, 15:12

Due to Italy's "Made in EU" policy in the new incentive program, brand loyalty has become increasingly important. System firms and customers have been leaning toward the...

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...

Italy "Made in EU" policy to benefit Taiwan-based solar cell makers

Jul 15, 14:41

Italy recently announced details of its new incentive program for second half of 2011. According to Europe-based solar firms, solar products that contain 60% of components such as...

Unity Opto lands large volume orders for LED lighting products

Jul 15, 10:18

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Unity Opto Technology has reportedly landed US$10 million worth of orders for LED lighting products from a client in Europe with shipments to begin...

Notebook vendors bracing for Europe bad debts, say sources

Jul 14, 11:40

Retail channels in Southern Europe including Italy, Greece and Portugal are reportedly facing a crisis paying off their debts to upstream brand vendors, which may affect several first-tier...

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...

Focus of solar systems turns to rooftop installations

Jul 6, 01:10

As government incentives shift focus to rooftop installations, many international solar firms have been targeting this type of installation in recent years. Governments such as those...

Some Taiwan solar cell makers aiming at full utilization in August

Jun 30, 09:44

Some first-tier Taiwan-based makers of crystalline silicon solar cells, viewing that demand in Europe is likely to rebound in the third quarter because Germany has decided not to...

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

European solar incentive cuts initiate global PV market shift, says Solarbuzz

Jun 24, 10:13

Continued government policy adjustments are causing major shifts in the sizes, growth rates and customer segment mix of photovoltaic (PV) markets in 2011, according to Solarbuzz.

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...

Taiwan environmental groups petition for referendum on nuclear abolishment

Jun 16, 15:29

Italy's recent referendum saw 94% of votes against nuclear power, making Italy the third country in the world, after Switzerland and Germany, to abandon plans for nuclear power.

Italy votes against nuclear power

Jun 15, 14:46

Italy held a referendum from June 12-13 and 95% of the citizens voted against nuclear power. Italy became the second largest industrial country to abandon the nuclear power projects...

Italy solar system installations to reach 5.5GW in 2011, says president of GIFI

Jun 10, 11:46

Solar installations in Italy will reach 5.5GW this year, according to Valerio Natalizia, president of Gruppo Imprese Fotovoltaiche Italiane (GIFI), an Italian PV industry association...

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

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...

Italy PV subsidies undecided, but capped outline is clear, say Taiwan makers

May 6, 10:29

While the Italian government has not yet finalized new PV feed-in tariffs, the following principles are almost solid: tariffs will be cut each month to reach a cumulative reduction...

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...

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...

Motech 1Q11 gross margin slips on falling prices

Apr 29, 10:30

Motech Industries has reported NT$10.24 billion (US$357 million) in consolidated revenues for the first quarter of 2011, down 20% sequentially. Gross margins slid to 12.5% from 19.9%...

Jack Hsieh, CFO and spokesperson of Motech

China-based makers lower prices for solar cells to US$0.95/W

Apr 26, 12:10

A few second-tier China-based makers of polycrystalline silicon solar cells have reduced quotes to US$0.95/W, the lowest ever on record, according to industry sources in Taiwan.

Solar market to rebound in 2-3 weeks, says LDK COO

Apr 25, 15:33

Xingxue Tong, president and COO of China-based integrated solar firm LDK Solar, has recently boldly predicted a rebound of the solar market in 2-3 weeks despite the general pessimistic...

Solar installations in Italy soar in 4Q10, setting stage for blowout 2011, says iSuppli

Jan 5, 10:38

Italy's solar market went into overdrive in the fourth quarter of 2010, setting the stage for a doubling in photovoltaic (PV) installations in 2011, as global investment flows into...

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