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Price drops for polysilicon likely to push solar industry closer to grid parity

Aug 24, 13:56

The major solar markets such as Germany, Italy and Spain have been decreasing solar incentives in recent years causing demand to dwindle. The low demand has caused prices of solar...

Price of polysilicon likely to drop below US$40/kg in 2012

Aug 24, 12:00

The price of polysilicon is likely to drop below US$40/kg in 2012, according to sources from China-based polysilicon firms. The impact of capacity expansion will be apparent in the...

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China-based small- and medium-size solar firms struggle to survive

Aug 23, 15:34

China-based small- and medium-size solar firms have been marginalized by large-size integrated counterparts during the second quarter of 2011 when demand was low. The return of demand...

Capacity expansion by China-based integrated solar firms

Suntech 2Q11 shipments up 48% on year

Aug 23, 14:29

Suntech Power Holdings (Suntech), a China-based solar firm, has announced financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2011.

Foxconn to cooperate with GCL-Poly and Hareon Solar, says report

Aug 22, 15:15

Foxconn (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is reportedly developing cooperation with China-based polysilicon and solar wafer provider GCL-Poly and solar cell firm Hareon Solar to set up...

GT Advanced Technologies receives additional orders from South Korea-based OCI

Aug 19, 15:33

GT Advanced Technologies (previously named GT Solar) has announced that it has received US$33 million in additional bookings from South Korea-based polysilicon producer OCI Company...

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.

Mono-Si solar firms stepping up competition

Aug 18, 14:11

The impact of weak demand on the mono-crystalline solar sector has been relatively limited as players have not been expanding capacity as rapidly as their polysilicon competitors...

Mono-silicon solar players stepping up competition

Fierce competition in solar market adding financial pressure on solar firms

Aug 17, 14:22

The rise of China-based solar firms has been depressing the price of solar products due to competitive cost-reductions. Many Europe- and US-based solar firms have been facing problems...

Polysilicon price likely to remain stable

Aug 10, 10:32

There is a chance for polysilicon spot price to drop below US$50/kg in second-half 2011 due to increased supply, but the current price should last until November on steady demand,...

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Spot price of polysilicon in China continues to rise

Aug 5, 14:49

The price of polysilicon has been increasing with the return of demand in the third quarter. Other segments of the supply chain such as solar wafers, cells and modules have all been...

GT Solar receives US$55.1 million in new orders for polysilicon production equipment

Aug 4, 14:00

GT Solar International has announced that it has received an order from a new customer in Asia for polysilicon production equipment totaling US$55.1 million. The...

GT Solar announces fiscal 1Q12 results

Aug 4, 13:58

GT Solar International has reported results for its fiscal first-quarter 2012, which ended July 2, 2011.

July performance of solar firms likely to show growth

Aug 2, 01:05

Settled incentive programs in Italy and Germany has been helping solar firms in July sales. Solartech reported July revenues of NT$1.07 billion (US$37 million) with a 9.52% on-month...

Tainergy expanding solar cell capacity to 560MW

Jul 29, 10:20

Tainergy Tech is expanding total polysilicon solar cell annual production capacity to 560MW by the end of 2011. The expansion consisting of the increase of an additional 60MW in No...

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker hope to increase quotes to US$2.10/unit

Jul 26, 01:40

Despite some Taiwan solar wafer makers indicating that they are continuing to operate at a loss, they have not been able to convince international polysilicon suppliers to lower their...

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker hope to increase quotes to US$2.10/unit

Quotations of mono-crystalline wafers rise 4-6%

Jul 26, 01:15

The return of demand in third quarter has been causing the spot price of polysilicon to increase from US$50/kg to US$52-53/kg. The increase in the quotation of polysilicon has been...

Taiwan-based solar firms use strategic alliances to increase competitiveness

Jul 25, 16:30

Taiwan-based solar product makers have been facing tough competition from China-based integrated solar firms. The down turn in the market has shown the importance of vertical integration...

Volume of polysilicon to increase in October

Jul 19, 01:10

The price negotiations between polysilicon suppliers and downstream firms have been unsuccessful, but rumors in the market indicate the volume of polysilicon will likely increase...

Talks over poly-Si prices stall

Jul 15, 10:39

Solar wafer and cell manufacturing companies have been negotiating with their upstream material suppliers to lower July prices for polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si), but the talks...

Solar industry should not worry over Europe debt crisis, says Delta chairman

Jul 14, 11:35

The debt crisis in Europe has cast a cloud over the solar industry. However, according to Delta chairman Bruce CH Cheng, the industry should not concern itself too much over the debt...

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Delsolar completes solar installations for US Foodservice

Jul 13, 15:01

Delsolar, a subsidiary of Delta Electronics, announced on July 13 the completion of a 1.15MW solar power system project for US Foodservice in La Mirada, California. The system is...

Cross-strait solar wafer firms prepare to increase quotes

Jul 13, 14:00

Solar wafer makers in China and Taiwan have been preparing to increase quotes. However, downstream firms still have sufficient solar wafer inventories, hence, increasing prices will...

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PV equipment spending to fall by nearly half in 2012, says Solarbuzz

Jul 12, 15:01

PV equipment spending for c-Si ingot-to-module and thin-film panels is forecast to decline sharply in 2012 to US$7.6 billion, down 47% on year from a record level of US$14.2 billion...

China-based polysilicon suppliers aim to increase quotations

Jul 12, 01:00

China-based polysilicon suppliers reportedly are trying to increase the price from US$47-48 to US$53-55/kg. However, according to China-based solar firms, the actual price of polysilicon...

SAS sees decreased June revenues

Jul 8, 11:06

Silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) has posted June revenues of NT$1.062 billion (US$36.7 million), decreasing 9.69% on month and 34.73% on year. The accumulated...

Price negotiations of upstream and downstream solar firms continue

Jul 7, 14:33

Price negotiations between downstream firms and upstream polysilicon suppliers are still the prime subjects of the solar industry. Wafer firms indicated if the price of polysilicon...

Solar cell makers report growth in June revenues

Jul 4, 14:53

Taiwan-based solar cell firms Solartech and Neo Solar Power have both reported growth in June revenues. Solar wafer firms, Green Energy Technology (GET) and Danen, demonstrated slight...

Wafer price trend is strong indicator of solar market conditions

Jul 1, 14:26

The price trend of solar wafers will be an important indicator of the market recovery, according to industry sources, as the price of solar wafers is highly related to the capacity...

Taiwan solar wafer makers under pressure to hike quotes

Jul 1, 10:30

Taiwan-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer makers have asked South Korea-based OCI to lower polycrystalline silicon prices to below US$50/kg but the latter is sticking 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...

Motech chairman Simon Tsuo

Polysilicon suppliers face dilemma over price drops

Jun 24, 11:25

Quotes for polysilicon have been facing downward pressure and are likely to drop below US$50/kg.

Solar wafer firms defending price level of US$2 per unit

Jun 23, 11:05

With price of solar wafers continuing to decrease, Taiwan-based wafer firms are still keeping their quotes above US$2.00/unit. But wafer firms are likely to incur loss if the price...

Solar wafer firms hope for decrease in polysilicon price

Jun 22, 01:15

The contract price of polysilicon for July 2011 has not yet been finalized between many polysilicon and wafer firms. Solar material providers have been rigid about keeping the price...

New sapphire substrate plant to break ground in July, says SAS

Jun 17, 16:20

Taiwan-based wafer maker, Sino-American Silicon (SAS) stated there is stable demand for semiconductors and a slight return of demand for solar products at its shareholders meeting...

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