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AUO may build polysilicon plant in Taiwan

Apr 7, 16:09

In the wake of Japan's March 11 massive earthquake, M.Setek, a subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), has closed down its solar-grade polysilicon plants in Sendai and Souma, due to disrupted...

Powertec to start production of poly-Si in January 2013

Apr 6, 10:22

Powertec Energy has broken ground on a polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) plant in central Taiwan, with trial run to begin in third-quarter 2012 and volume production in January 2013,...

Supply of polysilicon facing shortage as Japan implements power brownout

Mar 15, 11:47

With the Japan government implementing power brownout policy on March 14, Japan-based polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) and silicon wafer makers may be forced to stop their production...

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)...

Spot prices for 6-inch poly-Si solar wafers up in March

Mar 3, 01:50

With new solar cell capacity coming online, the supply of poly-Si wafers is running tight severely, according to industry sources. Spot prices for mainstream 6-inch poly-Si wafers...

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...

First-tier poly-Si makers in China not interested in acquiring smaller players

Feb 23, 10:50

Despite the recent announcements of new regulations for investments in polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) plants in China, first-tier poly-Si makers in the country are showing little...

Poly-Si supply tight on spot market

Jan 27, 12:24

Polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) supply over the spot market is very tight at the moment, according to industry sources. With the Chinese government recently announcing more stringent...

No poly-Si oversupply in China, says China Renewable Energy Society

Nov 22, 14:57

China's PV solar industry will import 30% of the poly-Si needed in 2010, down from 45% in 2009, according to statistics from the China Renewable Energy Society (CRES).

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...

Foxconn and Yingli to jointly build poly-Si plant in Shanxi, China, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 14, 11:45

Foxconn Electronics and China-based solar company Yingli Green Energy will jointly construct a polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) facility in Datong, Shanxi Province, according to...

GT Solar opens Asia-Pacific headquarters

Oct 14, 01:05

Solar-manufacturing equipment maker GT Solar International has announced the establishment of its Asia-Pacific headquarters in Hong Kong. The regional headquarters will better serve...

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...

Inventec to set up joint venture for solar cells

Sep 29, 10:42

Inventec on September 28 announced that it will form a joint venture with GaAs semiconductor maker WIN Semiconductors to produce polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) solar cells. Inventec...

4Q10 contract quote for poly-Si reaches US$60/kg

Sep 23, 10:29

Polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) contract prices for the fourth quarter of 2010 have increased from around US$55/kg in the third quarter to US$60/kg, largely due to a rising spot...

Taiwan-based solar cell makers reportedly in talks with GCL-Poly to jointly set up wafer-slicing facilities

Sep 8, 10:46

Several Taiwan-based solar cell makers are in talks with China's GCL-Poly to sign long-term polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) supply contracts and possibly establish joint ventures...

TPSI successfully produces poly-Si in volume

Aug 9, 16:21

Taiwan-based Taiwan Polysilicon (TPSI) has announced it has successfully produced poly-Si in volume, with a planned annual capacity of 8,000MT (metric ton) initially and an ultimate...

Gintech obtains NT$6.5 billion loan

Aug 3, 10:53

Gintech Energy, a maker of crystalline silicon solar cells, on August 2 signed a 5-year syndicated loan, the largest syndicated loan to date in Taiwan's solar sector, with 11 banks...

Return rate gap to narrow between a-Si thin-film and poly-Si solar systems after Germany's FIT slash

Jul 1, 12:01

Amorphous silicion (a-Si) thin film solar technology could make a strong push in Germany after the government's FIT (feed-in-tariff) slash if quotes for polycrystalline (poly-Si)...

Total S.A to acquire 25% of Motech poly-Si subsidiary

Jun 9, 09:57

French oil company Total S.A will acquire a 25.4% stake of AE Polysilicon (AEP) via its US-based subsidiary Total Gas & Power USA.

Motech subsidiary AEP readies for poly-Si volume production using FBR

May 12, 11:39

Motech Industry subsidiary AE Polysilicon (AEP) has successfully completed test production of poly-Si using fluidized bed reactors (FBR), according to Motech chairman Simon Tsuo.

Producer hanging onto Poly-Si supply in hopes of spot price increase

Apr 22, 11:09

Polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) spot price has increased to US$55/kg compared with US$50-55/kg seen in the first quarter, and prices for some express orders have risen to US$56-57,...

Global poly-Si price approaches production cost of China makers

Apr 15, 16:34

With global polysilicon (poly-Si) price stabling at US$50-55 per kilogram, which is approaching or even lower than the costs of some secondary China-based poly-Si makers, elimination...

AUO to surpass Chimei Innolux in LTPS capacity, says Digitimes Research

Apr 6, 14:58

Low temperature polysilicon (LTPS) capacity of AU Optronics (AUO) will surpass that of Chimei Innolux Corporation (CIC) after the acquisition of AFPD, a subsidiary of Toshiba Mobile...

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...

AUO to start OLED production in 2011, says CEO

Jan 29, 15:50

AU Optronics (AUO) expects its OLED line to complete equipment installation by the end of 2010 and start production in 2011, according to company president and CEO, LJ Chen.

Motech subsidiary AE Polysilicon obtains US$44.85 million tax credit

Jan 12, 14:52

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Motech Industries on January 11 announced that AE Polysilicon, its US-based subsidiary that makes polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si), has been given a...

AUO mulling purchase of solar cells from E-Ton

Dec 16, 10:42

AU Optronics (AUO) is considering placing orders with E-Ton Solar Tech for supply of 50MWp of solar cells in 2010, according to industry sources.

Poly-Si spot prices drop

Nov 23, 11:57

In the spot market, international suppliers' quotes for polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) have dropped by US$2-3/kg from late October 2009 to slightly above US$55/kg currently, according...

Wah Lee joins up with China-based firm to sell solar wafers in Taiwan

Nov 12, 16:44

Wah Lee Industrial, a Taiwan-based distributor of semiconductor materials, has signed on for the exclusive right to sell solar-grade polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) wafers produced...

Wah Lee chairman Ray C. Chang (left) and GCL-Poly chairman & CEO Zhu Gong-shan

Neo Solar Power starts production of 'Perfect Cell'

Oct 29, 12:10

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Neo Solar Power has announced that it has begun volume production of 'Perfect Cell,' a model of monocrystalline silicon solar cells with an energy conversion...

New PV systems in 2010 to reach 1GWp in China, 10GWp globally, says LDK CEO

Oct 8, 11:33

The installation capacity of new photovoltaic (PV) power-generating systems in 2010 is estimated at 1GWp (gigawatt-peak) in China and 10GWp globally, according to Peng Xiao-feng,...

UMG silicon of nearly 7N available at US$45/kg, say Taiwan makers

Oct 2, 12:01

International producers exhibited their upgraded metallurgical-grade (UMG) silicon of nearly 7N (99.99999%) in silicon purity with asking prices of about US$45/kg at the 2009 (24th)...

Solar cell maker E-Ton expects to turn profitable in 3Q09, says president

Sep 7, 09:50

Taiwan-based solar cell maker E-Ton Solar Tech is confident of turning its operation from a net loss of NT$734 million (US$22.3 million) for the first half of 2009 to profitability...

Solar crisis set to hit in 2010, 50% of manufacturers may not survive, says The Information Network

Sep 4, 01:00

The solar industry is at a critical stage and 50% of existing solar manufacturers may not survive 2010, according to The Information Network.

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