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  • Last update: Wednesday 28 May 2014 [69 news items]

Pico solar and solar home systems will reach 64 million in annual sales by 2024, says Navigant

May 28, 15:42

In recent years several new markets have opened up for solar photovoltaic (PV) consumer products, particularly for lighting, handset charging, and power for small DC appliances. Known...

Yingli Green Energy to set up 1GWp PV station, Shunfeng Photovoltaic to raise funds, say reports

May 27, 15:59

China-based Yingli Green Energy Holding, the world's largest PV module maker, will invest CNY8 billion (US$1.28 billion) to establish an operational center and a PV power-generating...

Shunfeng Photovoltaic to expand Suntech Power PV module capacity, says report

May 20, 16:18

Shunfeng Photovoltaic International, a China-based maker of solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers, solar cells and PV modules as well as EPC (engineering, procurement, construction)...

Concentrated PV solar installations set to boom, says IHS

Dec 11, 11:41

After years of slow progress, the global market for concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) systems is entering a phase of explosive growth, with worldwide installations set to boom by 750...

PV materials market to have 9% CAGR through 2018, says Lux Research

Nov 25, 14:43

Massive oversupply and downward price pressure have created the misconception that the solar industry suffered from industry-wide commoditization. But not all solar modules are created...

Suntech Power to be acquired by Shunfeng Photovoltaic, says report

Oct 30, 11:01

Shunfeng Photovoltaic International, a China-based maker of solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers, cells and PV modules, has reportedly obtained permission from China's authorities...

US reaches milestone of 10GW solar photovoltaic capacity, says Solarbuzz

Aug 5, 21:27

Solar photovoltaic (PV) installations in the US have now broken through the 10GW barrier, following strong market deployment since the start of 2010. During the first half of 2013,...

Solar PV firms shifting focus to profitability in 2012, says Solarbuzz

Dec 20, 14:26

Financial challenges are forcing solar photovoltaic (PV) companies to shift focus from seeking market share to instead prioritizing a return to profitability, according to Solarbuzz...

Lithium-ion capacitors in solar PV market to see strong growth, says ElectroniCast

Dec 14, 16:35

ElectroniCast Consultants estimates that in 2011, the worldwide consumption value of lithium-ion capacitors (LICs) used in solar photovoltaic (PV) power generation applications will...

Photovoltaic installations in China to reach same level as the US in 2011, says Solarbuzz

Nov 8, 15:30

Falling module and balance of system (BOS) prices have significantly improved photovoltaic (PV) project internal rates of return (IRR) and led to an explosion in project development...

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...

BeyondPV stops trading on Taiwan stock market

Jul 21, 14:20

Thin-film PV module maker BeyondPV has announced that its stock is now no longer traded on Taiwan's Emerging Stock Board (ESB).

US PV project pipeline soars to 17GW, says Solarbuzz

Jul 7, 10:49

Following reductions in feed-in-tariffs across Europe, the rapid rise in the photovoltaic (PV) project pipeline in the US market now represents one of the most compelling PV market...

Global PV module inventories to end 2Q11 at 8.6 GW, says Solarbuzz

Jul 1, 10:36

Weak European photovoltaic (PV) market demand in the first half of 2011 caused global solar module inventories to soar at the end of second quarter 2011, according to Solarbuzz.

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.

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...

US PV project order backlog surpasses 12GW, says Solarbuzz

Apr 8, 11:20

The solar photovoltaic (PV) project order backlog for the United States market has now soared past 12GW, according to Solarbuzz. While the PV industry is facing the effects of large...

Cutbacks in European PV incentives set stage for reductions in module shipments in 2H11, says Solarbuzz

Mar 29, 13:57

Following very strong growth of 139% in 2010, global solar photovoltaic (PV) demand is off to a weak start in 2011. Preliminary estimates of first-quarter 2011 end-market demand in...

Japan earthquake could impact poly-Si quotes for 2Q11

Mar 16, 01:40

Though the recent earthquake offshore of Japan has not caused substantial disruption to the global PV supply chain, industry observers are concerned that contract quotes for poly-Si...

DelSolar wins contract to supply PV modules in North America

Dec 31, 01:05

DelSolar announced on December 30 it has signed a contract to supply solar modules to a PV provider for the North America market. The contract includes supply terms for product quantities...

Prices for a-Si PV modules to fall into 2011

Dec 21, 14:43

Quotes for amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film PV modules are likely to fall below EUR1/W (US$1.32) sometime in 2011 versus EUR1.1-1.2/W in the fourth quarter of 2010, according to...

Giga Solar shares up 32% on first-day OTC trading

Nov 19, 12:09

Giga Solar Materials, a PV conductive paste maker, saw its share price rise 32.2% on its first day of trading on Taiwan's over-the-counter (OTC) market to close at NT$661 (US$21.75)...

Giga Solar to ship 3,000MT aluminum paste in 2011

Nov 17, 01:20

Photovoltaic (PV) conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials is projected to ship 2,700-3,000 metric ton (MT) of aluminum paste in 2011, up from 1,500-2,000MT expected for 2010,...

Gintech, Giga Solar report profit growth for 3Q10

Oct 26, 01:05

Gintech Energy so far had the highest net EPS among Taiwan's solar cell makers, reaching NT$10.35 (US$0.34) for the first three quarters of 2010. Photovoltaic (PV) conductive paste...

Taiflex set to expand PV module backsheet capacity by 50%

Sep 17, 01:00

In view of rising demand from solar customers in China, Taiflex Scientific has revealed plans to expand its monthly production capacity for PV module backsheets to 1.5 million square...

Giga Solar Material receives approval for OTC trading

Sep 14, 01:30

Giga Solar Material, a photovoltaic (PV) conductive paste maker, on October 13, 2010 was approved for listing on the Taiwan over-the-coutner (OTC) market. The company, which is currently...

China green policies spur local wind energy and PV markets, says iSuppli

Aug 5, 14:15

China government policies intended to promote the adoption of green technologies are having the desired effect, with the country enjoying a boom in wind power capacity and PV installations...

Arima Photovoltaic to focus on clean energy, smart grid and LED, says chairman

May 27, 12:00

Arima Photovoltaic and Optical will focus on clean energy, smart grid devices and LED products in the next stage of the company's development, according to chairman Stephen Lee.

Giga Solar to ship silver-aluminum paste in 2Q10

May 5, 14:31

Giga Solar Materials, a Taiwan-based maker of photovoltaic conductive paste, will begin shipping silver-aluminum paste in the second quarter with China as the main market, according...

Worldwide PV market reaches record high of 6.43GW in 2009, says Solarbuzz

Mar 17, 11:32

Worldwide solar photovoltaic (PV) installations reached a record high of 6.43GW in 2009 - a 6% on-year growth, according to the latest Marketbuzz 2010 Report from Solarbuzz. In addition,...

AUO to attend Japan PV Expo

Mar 2, 10:25

AU Optronics (AUO) will exhibit at PV Expo 2010 in Tokyo, Japan's Big Sight International Exhibition Center from March 3-5 to showcase its competitive edge in the solar industry value...

Global PV supply chain to see oversupply pressure in 2009-2013, says Morgan Stanley analyst

Oct 8, 16:12

The global PV products supply chain is expected to see oversupply pressure during 2009-2013, despite the apparent rebound in global demand, according to Sunil Gupta, managing director...

Arima Photovoltaic HCPV solar cells reach energy conversion rate of over 40%

Sep 24, 15:07

Arima Photovoltaic & Optical, a Taiwan-based maker of III-V compound semiconductor solar cells used in high-concentration photovoltaic (HCPV) modules, on September 23 announced...

EU PVSEC expected to signal business outlook for 4Q09, 2010, say Taiwan makers

Sep 22, 11:57

The 2009 (24th) European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC) taking place in Hamburg, Germany, on September 21-25 is expected to be an indicator of the...

Stimulus to boost California solar market in 2009, says iSuppli

Sep 17, 11:58

Installations of photovoltaic (PV) solar energy systems in California are set to more than double in 2009 compared to 2008 because of incentives from the US stimulus package, defying...

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    HC Starck organic solar cell

    HC Starck Clevios GmbH offers two types of materials for use in organic photovoltaic (OPV) - the "hole acceptor" layer that has a planarizing or smoothing effect in the device; and...

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Analysis of China revised domestic semiconductor industry goals

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