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  • Last update: Tuesday 22 July 2014 [370 news items]

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

China polysilicon firms call for government protection

Dec 14, 12:06

The anti-dumping and anti-subsidy probe taken up by the US government has been causing concerns for China-based solar firms. China-based polysilicon firms have suggested the Chinese...

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Polysilicon contract price shows slight rebound in December

Dec 14, 01:00

Some polysilicon contracts in Asia dropped close to US$25/kg in November, according to industry rumors. Industry sources indicated the price drops have been easing and rebounding...

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Digitimes Research: Solar cell spot price in Greater China remains flat

Dec 9, 16:25

Spot price of solar cells in the Greater China region stopped falling this week (Dec 5-9), according to Digitimes Research analyst Chihheng Liang. The spot price of solar cells has...

solar cell

MEMC to cut 1,300 jobs worldwide

Dec 9, 10:41

US-based solar firm MEMC Electronic Materials (MEMC) has announced a series of actions to be taken during the fourth quarter of 2011 and the first quarter of 2012 that will reduce...

Polysilicon spot price stabilizes at US$25/kg

Dec 8, 14:36

The spot price of polysilicon has been stabilizing around US$25/kg. Industry sources indicated the price has been closing in on the variable costs of many Europe- and US-based polysilicon...

polysilicon

Digitimes Research: Spot price of polysilicon in Greater China remains static

Dec 2, 15:38

This week's spot prices of solar products in the Greater China region continued to fall but the pace of decline was slowing down significantly, as the market approached an end of...

Price drops of solar cells have been incremental in Greater China

Europe unlikely to launch anti-dumping, anti-subsidy investigation of China-made PV products

Dec 2, 11:31

While the US Department of Commerce has launched an anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation of solar cells and modules imported from China, Europe, the largest market for China-made...

solar module

Commentary: Consolidation to get solar industry back on track

Dec 2, 10:56

The solar market has been experiencing large turbulences in 2011. No one is optimistic about the industry in the short run. However, the exit of unfit firms has become the main drive...

Solar cells

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

Digitimes Research: Greater China solar product price decreases slightly

Nov 25, 16:51

The spot price of solar products in Greater China continued to show slight decreases his week (November 21-25) except the 125 mono wafers, according to Chihheng Liang, analyst of...

Price of solar cells continues to decrease due to inventory clear-outs

GCL-Poly says investment in US on schedule

Nov 24, 12:26

GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, a China-based integrated solar firm, has said its planned investment in the US will follow the set schedule despite anti-dumping and anti-subsidy measures...

China government plans to merge polysilicon firms

Nov 22, 01:05

The price of polysilicon has been falling significantly, affecting China-based firms. Hence, the China government plans to merge the various 60 polysilicon firms conducting business...

polysilicon

Digitimes Research: Price drops of solar products in Greater China begin to ease

Nov 18, 15:47

The spot prices of solar products in Greater China this weeks have been experiencing some leveling off, says Chihheng Liang, analyst of Digitimes Research. The leveling off is not...

Price drops of solar products in Greater China begin to ease

Cooperation with Foxconn ongoing, says GCL-Poly

Nov 16, 01:25

Foxconn (Hon Hai Precision Industry) plans to enter the solar market through cooperation with China-based GCL-Poly. Rumors of delayed cooperation have been circulating in the market...

Solar wafer quotes close to US$1.20/unit

Nov 16, 01:00

The price of solar wafers has drifted to US$1.20/unit as firms try to clear out inventories. This price is close to the cost of Taiwan-based solar wafer makers, according to industry...

Downstream solar firms have limited demand despite continued price drops of polysilicon

Nov 15, 01:10

The spot price of polysilicon continues to fall due to weak demand throughout the supply chain. Industry sources indicated the price has dropped below US$30/kg and is moving toward...

Digitimes Research: Solar product prices continue falling in Greater China

Nov 11, 15:25

This week, the average spot price of polysilicon in Great China has come to US$28/kg, a US$1.00 drop compared to last week, according to Chihheng Liang, an analyst of Digitimes Research...

Solar module

Digitimes Research: Greater China polysilicon spot price drops below US$30/kg

Nov 4, 16:29

Spot price of polysilicon in Greater China region has fallen below US$30/kg, according to Chihheng Liang, an analyst of Digitimes Research. While international polysilicon suppliers...

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Solar wafer/cell makers ask for higher purity polysilicon

Nov 4, 10:51

As clients require higher energy conversion rates for polysilicon solar cells and there has been an oversupply in the market, makers of solar-grade polysilicon wafers and cells have...

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...

Trina Solar establishes Asia Pacific regional headquarters in Singapore

Nov 2, 14:49

Trina Solar, a China-based integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) products, has announced the establishment of its Asia Pacific operating headquarters in Singapore.

Polysilicon firms willing to lower quotes

Nov 1, 01:10

The end market demand in the solar market has been weak, and the wave of price drops have been moving from downstream to upstream polysilicon. The price of polysilicon this quarter...

Digitimes Research: Greater China solar cell spot prices show signs of stabilization

Oct 28, 16:45

The decline of solar cell spot prices has slowed down this week in the Greater China region due to increased installation demand from Germany as the new subsidy cut of 15% has been...

Digitimes Research: Greater China solar cell spot prices

SAS posts profits for first three quarters

Oct 27, 11:45

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon (SAS) has reported third-quarter revenues of NT$4.096 billion (US$136 million), a 12.82 on-quarter decrease and 34.57% on-year...

Polysilicon contract price falls to US$36-37/kg

Oct 25, 14:55

The contract price of polysilicon has dropped from US$42-43/kg at the beginning of October to US$36-37/kg due to weak demand. According to industry sources, the price has decreased...

UK PV Crystalox Solar to decrease polysilicon and solar wafer capacity

Oct 24, 14:59

UK-based solar firm PV Crystalox Solar has decided to lower solar wafer capacity in the UK and Germany for a short period of time. The firm has also decided to temporarily halt polysilicon...

Digitimes Research: Spot price declines of solar modules in Greater China slow down

Oct 21, 17:10

The spot price of polysilicon in Greater China has continued to drop. However, the price drop of 125 mono solar wafers has halted, according to Chihheng Liang, analyst from Digitimes...

Solar product pricing

Solar cell makers hope mono-like wafer price may drop to poly-Si level

Oct 20, 11:40

While China-based GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, ReneSola, JA Solar Holdings and Yingli Green Energy holding have been promoting solar-grade mono-like wafers, which are claimed to be able...

New technologies for monocrystalline solar products shift into focus

Oct 19, 10:21

The demand-dominated solar market has been shifting towards solar cells with high conversion efficiencies. Compared with mainstream polycrystalline solar products, monocrystalline...

Solar firms expected to post improved performance for 3Q11

Oct 18, 16:11

The third-quarter financial performance of Taiwan's solar firms should be better than the in second quarter due to relatively stable control of materials, according to industry sources...

Digitimes Research: Polysilicon spot price in Greater China falls below US$40/kg

Oct 17, 11:17

The spot price of polysilicon continued to demonstrate significant falls last week (October 10-14), dropping to US$36/kg. Compared to the price in September, the spot price for polysilicon...

China eyeing 10GWp in installed solar PV system capacity by 2015, says Digitimes Research

Oct 17, 10:47

With China expecting slower growth in regional solar markets such as Europe over the next few years, the government has set out to increase domestic demand during its 12th Five Year...

PV market turning point is near, says SAS

Oct 13, 12:06

With suppliers digesting their inventory as well as cutting back on output, a slowdown in the growth of supply is expected to help the solar market move toward a more balanced supply...

Wacker begins production of hyperpure polysilicon at Nunchritz site in Germany

Oct 13, 10:37

Germany-based polysilicon supplier Wacker Chemie AG has announced the beginning of production of hyperpure polycrystalline silicon at its Nunchritz site in Germany. First deposition...

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