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China-based solar maker LDK receives bank loan to ease financial woes, say report

May 27, 11:37

China-based polysilicon and solar wafer maker LDK Solar has obtained syndicated loans of CNY2 billion (US$321 million) from 11 local banks to ease its financial troubles, according...

LDK reports falling 1Q13 revenues

Jun 13, 15:41

LDK Solar, a China-based solar firm reported its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013.

LDK reports negative 4Q12 gross margin

Apr 19, 15:23

China-based vertically integrated solar firm, LDK Solar, reported fourth-quarter net sales of US$135.9 million, a relatively low figure compared to US$291.5 million reported in the...

LDK announces partial nonpayment for convertible notes due to cash shortage

Apr 17, 14:56

China-based LDK Solar has announced that due to a temporary cash-flow shortage, the firm was not able to make full payments to the holders of its 4.75% convertible senior notes due...

Digitimes Research: China solar makers faced with high debts and government policy shifts

Apr 17, 14:49

China-based makers' solar product shipments to Europe have been falling due to the ongoing trade dispute, but their shipments to the US, Japan and the domestic market have been rising...

Commentary: The rise and the possible fall of Suntech

Mar 15, 14:40

Suntech Power Holdings, a China-based solar module giant, said on March 11, 2013, that it has signed a forbearance agreement with the holders of more than 60% of the firm's 3% convertible...

Digitimes Research: China solar firms continue to see losses in 3Q12

Jan 7, 11:23

Due to fluctuating demand in Europe, China-based solar module firms Yingli, Suntech and Trina Solar saw shipments in third-quarter 2012 decrease by 16.9%, 10%, and 9% respectively...

China solar equipment firm JYT succeeds in suing LDK for breaching contract, say reports

Dec 28, 11:27

China-based JYT Corporation has announced a verdict from China' International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission finding that LDK needs to pay CNY293 million (US$46 million)...

Almost all China-based integrated solar makers facing financial pressure, says LDK Solar president

Sep 19, 15:49

China-based LDK Solar recently announced a huge net loss for the second quarter. On September 18, 2012, the firm held a product launch for its M3 high-efficiency solar wafers in Taipei...

Xingxue Tong, COO and president of LDK Solar

China-based LDK debuts M3 solar wafer with 17.5-18% efficiency

Sep 19, 15:44

China-based LDK Solar unveiled its M3 solar wafer with energy conversion rates of 17.5-18%, 0.7pp higher than those of the predecessor model M2 on September 18 in Taipei. Executives...

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LDK Solar reports rising 2Q12 net loss

Sep 18, 12:19

China-based solar firm LDK Solar has reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012, with losses rising.

Commentary: Global solar market losing energy

Sep 14, 11:15

Since the second quarter of 2011, the global solar market has been a ship trying to sail in a hurricane. Solar markets in Europe and the US have been building up trade barriers while...

Departure of unhealthy China solar firms is key to future of industry, claim sources

Aug 8, 11:42

Many solar firms in the global market believe that if unhealthy China-based vertically integrated firms do not exit the market in this ongoing reshuffle, the solar industry would...

Jiangxi provincial government will not allow LDK to fall, says China media

Aug 7, 16:14

According to China media reports, if LDK files for bankruptcy, a ripple effect will occur as many small-size solar firms in China depend on the firm. In addition, LDK has been engaging...

China expands protection mechanism of domestic solar firms

Aug 1, 11:41

China-based solar firms have been facing rising trade barriers from the US, India and Europe. To protect the domestic industry, China government has been expanding the domestic market...

LDK equipment supplier files for arbitration

Jul 6, 10:19

LDK's equipment supplier JYT Corporation recently requested arbitration that LDK pay CNY789,600 (US$124,208) and losses in interest rates of CNY38,400 and all fees occurred during...

solar equipment

LDK reports 1Q12 financial performance with write-down of US$91.1 million

Jun 27, 15:55

LDK Solar (LDK), a China-based vertically integrated solar firm, has reported its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012.

Commentary: China firms plan to acquire Europe-based solar peers

Jun 5, 01:15

As solar firms in Europe suffer financial losses due to lack of competitiveness against China-based solar firms, according to a June 3 article by The Financial Times, China-based...

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Many China-based solar firms facing financial troubles

May 29, 15:21

As many China-based makers of polysilicon, solar wafers and cells have faced financial difficulties, a financial crisis may lead to some of them following the case of LDK Solar, according...

LDK Solar responds to US preliminary decision on anti-dumping tariffs

May 25, 12:35

LDK Solar (LDK) has issued a statement regarding the preliminary anti-dumping duty decision by the US Department of Commerce (DOC).

Taiwan-based solar cell maker quote higher than China-based makers

May 3, 14:12

Taiwan-based makers of solar cells currently quote US$0.45-0.5/W for energy conversion rates of 16.8-17.0%, while China-based makers offer lower prices of US$0.41-0.42/W in order...

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LDK reports 4Q11 gross margin of negative 65.5%

May 2, 12:10

LDK Solar, a China-based vertically integrated manufacturer of solar products, has reported its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2011. According...

China-based solar maker LDK to lay off employees, say reports

Apr 10, 15:17

LDK Solar, a China-based solar firm, will lay off employees who have been at the company less than three years, according to media reports in China. Gintech Energy, Neo Solar Power...

solar panels

Digitimes Research: Suntech ranks number one in 4Q11 solar module shipments among China peers

Apr 9, 14:04

Digitimes Research tallied fourth-quarter 2011 solar module shipments of major China-based solar module firms. The ranking of the top five solar module makers by shipments changed...

Suntech

First-tier China solar cell makers outsourcing production to avoid impact of US probe

Mar 20, 14:23

Although the US Department of Commerce has not yet announced results of its anti-dumping and anti-subsidization investigation against China-based makers of solar cells and modules,...

solar panels

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

Digitimes Research: Shipments of solar modules from China major firms continue to increase in 2011

Dec 8, 15:33

The revenues accumulated by China-based large-size internationally-listed solar firms in the first half of 2011 were less than the revenues from the same period in 2010, but shipments...

China-US solar trade war looming

Nov 28, 14:10

Responding to the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations taken by the US government on China-based solar firms, the Ministry of Commerce in China has announced to initiate similar...

solar cell

LDK Solar breaks ground for polysilicon plant

Nov 2, 14:52

LDK Solar, a China-based vertically integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) products, has announced that the city government of Hohhot, the capital of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous...

LDK Solar signs agreement with Guodian Longyuan Zhangye New Energy

Oct 19, 11:16

LDK Solar, a China-based vertically integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) products, has announced that the company has signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC)...

LDK Solar reaches mechanical completion for third 5,000MT train at Mahong polysilicon plant

Sep 29, 09:55

LDK Solar, a China-based vertically integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) products, has announced the mechanical completion of its third 5,000MT polysilicon train at its Mahong...

Falling 2Q11 gross margins plague cross-strait solar firms

Sep 2, 10:57

China-based solar firms have been reporting relatively good gross margins compared with Taiwan-based counterparts.

LDK Solar reports financial results for second quarter of fiscal 2011

Aug 30, 01:30

LDK Solar, a China-based vertically integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic products, reported its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. Net sales...

LDK revises down 2Q11 and fiscal 2011 guidance

Aug 19, 12:36

China-based photovoltaic (PV) manufacturer LDK Solar (LDK) has revised down its guidance for the second quarter and fiscal 2011.

LDK Solar to provide modules for largest private net-metered system in western hemisphere

Aug 3, 12:36

LDK Solar, a China-based manufacturer of photovoltaic products, announced the signing of an agreement with Advanced Solar Products, of Flemington, New Jersey, to supply 58,803 PV...

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