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Joint venture from Motech, GET and Taiwan Polysilicon put on hold

Dec 21, 01:00

The joint venture between Taiwan-based solar cell maker Motech, solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET), and polysilicon supplier Taiwan Polysilicon Corporation has been put...

Less competitive should exit the solar market: Interview with Motech chairman

Dec 1, 16:03

In November, Digitimes had the opportunity to speak with Simon Tsuo, chairman of Taiwan-based solar cell maker Motech, about market demand. Tsuo also gave his opinion on how the solar...

Technological improvement is crucial for Taiwan-based solar cell makers, says Motech chairman

Taiwan solar firms report falling October revenues

Nov 9, 01:05

Taiwan-based solar firms have been reporting declining October revenues with Gintech and Solartech outperforming peers with on-month decreases of less than 10%. Motech reported October...

Surge of solar installations in 4Q11 possible due to upcoming incentive cuts

Nov 8, 01:05

A surge of installations in the fourth quarter may be possible due to the 15% cut in incentive planned in Germany in 2012. UK also plans to cut incentives by 50%. The incentive cuts...

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...

Motech reports narrower loss for 3Q11

Oct 27, 11:31

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Motech Industries has announced consolidated revenues for the third quarter of 2011 increased 17% sequentially with net losses narrowing to NT$574 million...

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Prices for solar cells at 16.8% energy efficiency fall to US$0.58-0.60/W

Oct 14, 11:11

Some makers of crystalline silicon solar cells have lowered their quotes for cells meeting a minimum energy conversion rate of 16.8% to US$0.58-0.60/W to clean inventories, dropping...

Motech introduces new PV inverter to US market

Oct 12, 11:53

Taiwan-based solar firm Motech Industries has announced the launch of PVMate 6500U and 7500U PV inverters, a new series of 6.5kW and 7.5kW photovoltaic (PV) inverters for residential...

PV Taiwan 2011: An exhibition with an uplifting atmosphere

Oct 7, 12:14

The annual PV Taiwan 2011 taking place in Taipei from October 5-7 features many industry leading firms such as Siemens, GCL-Poly, OCI and Roth&Rau. The exhibition is divided into...

Global inventory of solar cells may rise to 12GWp in 4Q11, says Motech CEO

Oct 6, 15:55

There has been a serious global oversupply of crystalline silicon solar cells, with total inventory volumes likely to increase to as much as 12GWp in the fourth quarter of 2011, according...

Motech reports 1H11 EPS of NT$0.11

Newswatch - Aug 31, 01:10

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Motech has reported revenues of NT$16.703 billion (US$576 million) for the first half of 2011, showing a 16% on-year growth. Gross margin decreased to...

Taiwan firms unlikely to land orders from Evergreen Solar customers

Aug 17, 11:48

US-based solar firm Evergreen Solar has declared bankruptcy and plans to sell its String Ribbon silicon wafer technology. The development has prompted speculation that orders may...

Solar customers demanding higher conversion efficiency

Aug 16, 12:04

Solar cell prices have been stable in August, but customers are becoming more demanding in terms of quality, according to industry sources. Some customers have been requesting for...

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...

Delsolar reports 1H11 net loss

Aug 9, 14:14

Despite a booming first quarter, the solar industry suffered from weak demand in the second quarter of 2011. Taiwan-based solar cell maker Delsolar has reported revenues reached NT$5,713...

Taiwan-based firms aim for closer cooperation with GCL-Poly

Aug 3, 01:05

As competition in the solar industry increases, many solar firms have been securing strong customer bases for survival. Market rumors indicate that some Taiwan-based solar firms have...

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,...

Solar cell prices to rise 3-5% in August

Jul 28, 13:40

Solar cell makers have notified clients that August quotes will go up by 3-5% to reflect the rising cost of production materials, according to industry sources.

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...

Solar cell makers see limited order visibility

Jul 14, 10:33

Taiwan-based solar cell suppliers have seen their order visibility extend to only August, and are uncertain about the demand outlook for the rest of the year, according to industry...

Low solar cell price preventing strong revenue growth

Jul 11, 14:44

Most Taiwan-based solar cell makers have reported revenue growths for June except E-Ton Solar. However, due to the low price of solar cells, the return to previous high revenue levels...

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Many solar cell makers decline tough orders

Jul 8, 11:16

While orders for crystalline silicon solar cells have increased, prices have not risen along with rebounding demand and a large portion of orders are with undesirable conditions including...

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...

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Taiwan solar cell quotes drop to US$0.75 per watt

Jun 23, 11:16

Having already dropped to US$0.80/watt after Intersolar Europe in Germany earlier this month, quotes for Taiwan-based solar cells have now declined further to as low as US$0.75/wat...

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...

TSMC to spin off solar and LED lighting business units in August

Jun 15, 01:15

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) announced on June 14 it plans to officially spin off its solar and solid state lighting business units on August 1. TSMC's shares...

Taiwan-based solar cells will grab 16% of global market in 2011, says PIDA

Jun 14, 01:35

According to Photonics Industry & Technology Development Association (PIDA), the market value of Taiwan's solar industry will expand to NT$253.1 billion (US$8.8 billion) in 2011...

Solar cell price continues to fall despite slight return of demand, says industry source

Jun 14, 01:05

Rumors in the European market indicated quotations of Taiwan-based solar cells have been falling to US$0.80/watt. Despite a slight return of demand, the price of solar products still...

E-Ton Solar and Giga Solar May revenues show more than 40% decrease on month

Jun 8, 01:00

Taiwan-based solar cell maker, E-Ton Solar, has reported a 41.88% sequential decrease in May revenues. PV paste provider, Giga Solar, also reported May revenues down 44.37% on month,...

Motech has adequate funding, says chairman

May 31, 15:30

Yuan-Huai Simon Tsuo, chairman of solar firm Motech, has been seen as an icon for Taiwan's solar industry. After TSMC became a shareholder of Motech, the industry has been wondering...

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...

Taiwan solar industry to experience small growth in 2Q11, says research institute

May 27, 15:01

According to IEK ITIS from Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) in Taiwan, the contraction of Taiwan-based solar firms' gross margins in first-quarter 2011 was due to a...

Spot price of solar cells falls to US$0.9/watt, says industry source

May 24, 01:50

Lack of demand has caused prices to fall across the solar supply chain. According to industry sources, the latest spot price for solar cells is around US$0.9/watt, a new record low...

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