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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...

Total solar cell production from China/Taiwan region increases 152% from 2009-2010, says Information Network

May 18, 14:49

Greater China continues to increase production of solar cells while exporting more than 90% of its product, according to a recent report by The Information Network.

Motech PV inverters certified by First Solar

May 17, 09:42

Motech Industries announced on May 16 its PV inverter was certified of compatibility with First Solar's latest FS-series 2 and FS-series 3 thin-film modules.

Motech suffers decreased April revenues

May 10, 15:09

Motech Industries, the largest Taiwan-based maker of crystalline silicon solar cells, on May 9 reported unconsolidated revenues of NT$1.36 billion (US$46.6 million) for April, declining...

Motech Industries has reported disappointing revenues for April

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...

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...

Soaring shipments and falling gross margins for solar cell firms

May 2, 14:27

Shipments and monthly revenues have been soaring for solar cell makers due to falling prices and massive capacity expansions, but their earnings per share (EPS) and gross margins...

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

TSMC confident of making CIGS PV modules comparable with solar cells, says chairman

Apr 26, 16:36

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is technologically capable of producing CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film PV (photovoltaic) modules with energy conversion...

Solar cell makers report mixed results for March 2011

Apr 14, 10:46

Motech Industries, Neo Solar Power and E-Ton Solar Tech have reported sequential declines in revenues for March 2011, while fellow solar cell company Gintech Energy managed a double-digit...

TSMC reportedly begins installation of CIGS equipment

Mar 29, 16:13

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has recently begun installation of equipment at its factory for CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film photovoltaic (PV)...

Solar companies aggressive in locking up poly-Si supply contracts

Mar 23, 01:25

Due to aggressive capacity expansion by solar wafer and cell makers, companies are more active in signing long-term polycrystalline silicon supply agreements, according to industry...

Motech signs 7-year poly-Si supply contract with OCI

Stockwatch - Mar 17, 15:33

Solar cell maker Motech Industries has signed a seven-year polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) supply agreement with OCI, according to a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange...

GET, Motech, Taiwan Polysilicon to set up joint venture maker of solar-grade wafers

Mar 15, 01:05

Taiwan-based solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET), crystalline silicon solar cell maker Motech Industries and polycrystalline silicon (material)...

TSMC reportedly to found new PV company with LCY, Motech and GET as possible partners

Mar 14, 14:35

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) reportedly will establish a new solar photovoltaic venture and is looking to bring in LCY Chemical's polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si)...

Motech February revenues reach NT$2.7 billion

Mar 9, 10:06

Solar cell maker Motech Industries has reported February revenues of NT$2.745 billion (US$93.4 million), up 15.34% sequentially and 83.2% on year. Revenues in January and February...

Motech signs contract with GCL-Poly for wafer supply

Stockwatch - Feb 25, 01:00

Solar cell maker Motech Industries has signed a contract with China-based GCL-Poly Energy Holdings for a 5-year supply of solar wafers worth a total of about US$1.026 billion, according...

Motech January sales down 30%

Feb 10, 01:45

Having seen a strong December, solar cell maker Motech Industries' consolidated sales dropped 30.3% sequentially to NT$3.1 billion (US$108 million) in January 2011. The company said...

Motech December revenues up sequentially, E-ton down

Jan 11, 01:10

Motech Industries reported December non-consolidated revenues of NT$3.313 billion (US$113.284 million), up 12.3% sequentially and 124.77% on year. Full-year revenues for 2010 increased...

Motech is first Taiwan-based solar company to become EPIA member

Dec 15, 01:40

Motech Industries on December 14 announced that it has received membership to the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA), becoming the first Taiwan-based solar company...

E-Ton November revenues up on-month, Gintech and Motech down

Dec 10, 01:45

Solar cell makers E-Ton Solar Tech, Gintech Energy and Motech Industries have reported mixed results for November 2010, with the former seeing its revenues grow on month and the latter...

Motech ships 102MWp solar cells in October 2010

Nov 9, 13:46

Solar cell maker Motech Industries reported October 2010 solar cell shipments of 102MWp, exceeding the 100MWp mark for the first time. The company's solar cell capacity reached 1.15GWp...

Delaware governor visits Motech to discuss renewable energy strategies and future plans

Nov 9, 01:25

Solar cell maker Motech Industries on November 8 hosted Delaware Governor Jack Markell and the state's Director of the Office of International Trade and Development, Mr. John Pastor...

Solar cell prices won't fall substantially for the rest of the year, says Motech chairman

Nov 9, 01:05

Solar cell prices will not come down substantially for the rest of 2010, according to Simon Tsuo, chairman of solar cell maker Motech Industries. He further pointed out that demand...

Motech posts NT$5 EPS for 3Q10

Oct 29, 11:56

Solar cell maker Motech Industries has reported a NT$5 (US$0.163) EPS for the third quarter of 2010, the highest per share profit among Taiwan's publicly traded solar wafer and cell...

Annual drop of 10% in solar cell prices good for industry, says Motech chief

Oct 27, 01:20

An annual price drop of 10% for solar cells is healthy for the development of the solar industry, said Chang Peng Heng, CEO of Motech Industries, at the PV Taiwan 2010 exhibition...

Motech signs with GET for 3-year solar wafer supply

Stockwatch - Oct 19, 11:58

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell maker Motech Industries on October 18 signed with Green Energy Technology (GET) for contract supply of solar-grade polycrystalline silicon...

Motech begins production of new own-brand PV modules

Oct 13, 12:10

Taiwan-based Motech Industries on October 13 announced that it has officially begun producing two new polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) solar modules, the IM60 and IM72, under its...

Spot prices for 6-inch poly-Si solar wafers rise to US$4, say Taiwan makers

Oct 11, 10:38

Spot prices for 6-inch solar-grade polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) wafers have risen to US$4 in small trade volumes due to shortages, and prices may go up further, according to...

Taiwan solar cell and wafer makers to benefit from Kyocera accident

Sep 21, 14:10

With Kyocera's plant in Shiga Yasu, Japan, likely to be shut down temporarily for an investigation and reconstruction following and explosion in a casting furnace, the Japan-based...

Rising yen spurs Japan solar companies to increase outsourcing to Taiwan solar cell makers

Sep 15, 01:00

With the Japanese yen rising to a 15-year high, Japan-based solar companies have increased outsourcing to Taiwan-based solar cell makers for cost reasons. Among Taiwan's solar cell...

Motech, GET August revenues hit record highs

Sep 10, 10:33

Motech Industries and Green Energy Technology have both set monthly revenue records in August at NT$2.089 billion (US$65.5 million) and NT$1.524 billion, respectively.

Motech and OCI sign 5-year material supply agreement

Aug 23, 10:42

Solar cell maker Motech Industries has announced the signing of a five-year agreement with South Korea's OCI for polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) supplies worth US$111.5 million.

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