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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.

Taiwan solar makers hold mixed views on poly-Si price trends

Aug 13, 16:23

Some Taiwan-based solar wafer and solar cell makers expect poly-Si spot market prices will stand at about US$70/kg in the second half of 2009 and slightly decline in 2010, whereas...

Taiwan poly-Si wafer maker GET outsources production to cover shortage of in-house capacity

Aug 7, 12:55

Green Energy Technology (GET) has recently moved to temporarily outsource wafer slicing because its own capacity is unable to meet a recent large increase in order volumes, according...

Spot quotes for 6-inch poly-Si wafers rise to US$3.5-3.7

Aug 6, 14:09

Spot market prices for solar-grade 6-inch poly-Si wafers have recently risen by 8.8-9.4% from US$3.2-3.4 per wafer to US$3.5-3.7, according to industry sources in Taiwan.

AUO initial PV focus on end-market solutions and upstream material supply, says president

Aug 5, 16:43

AU Optronics (AUO)'s PV business strategy is to first focus on solutions for end-market users and upstream material supply, according to company president Lai-juh Chen.

Taiwan Polysilicon to become first volume producer of solar-grade poly-Si

Aug 5, 15:06

Taiwan Polysilicon will begin installing production equipment for solar-grade poly-Si with an initial annual capacity of 8,000 metric tons in September 2009, and will become Taiwan's...

Formosa Chemicals & Fibre to set up poly-Si factory in Taiwan, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 29, 15:11

Taiwan-based Formosa Chemicals & Fibre Corporation will invest NT$33.6 billion (US$1.03 billion) to set up a solar-grade poly-Si factory in central Taiwan, according to a Chinese-language...

Taiwan-based a-Si thin-film PV module makers suffer operating losses

Jul 21, 10:19

Taiwan-based makers of amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules have suffered operating losses because product prices have dropped to below US$2/watt, according...

Polysilicon provider Wacker to reorganize business, cut staff

Jul 9, 17:09

Germany-based polysilicon maker Wacker Chemie plans to introduce a new strategy to streamline its operations and business structure, with the new measures including consolidation...

AUO plans to take control of solar wafer supplier M.Setek

Jun 22, 10:55

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced a plan to take majority control of Japan-based silicon wafer supplier M.Setek in order to secure key materials in the solar industry and strengthen...

Solar cell maker Motech hikes stake in US-based AE Polysilicon

Stockwatch - May 25, 14:33

Motech Industries, a Taiwan-based solar cell maker, has announced an additional investment of US$25 million in AE Polysilicon Corporation to raise its stake in the US-based solar-grade...

Taiwan PV module maker Tynsolar to invest in China poly-Si maker

May 22, 11:53

Tynsolar, a Taiwan-based maker of crystalline silicon photovoltaic (PV) modules, on May 21 announced an investment of US$2 million in Si-Brilliant Technology, a maker of solar-grade...

LDK Solar keeps rolling out 200MWp solar-grade silicon wafers a quarter, says company chairman

May 15, 12:03

LDK Solar, the largest China-based producer of solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafers, maintains a quarterly shipment level of at least 200MWp in equivalent, for all of its supply...

Spot prices of solar cells fall to US$1.6-1.7/watt

May 12, 11:07

International spot market prices quoted by China- and Taiwan-based makers for polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) solar cells have dropped from US$1.7-2.0/watt in early April 2009 to...

Top Green Energy begins construction of poly-Si plant

May 8, 15:24

Top Green Energy Technologies (TGE), a Taiwan-based maker of crystalline silicon solar cells, on May 8 held a ground-breaking ceremony for its solar-grade polycrystalline silicon...

Spot quotes for poly-Si fall to US$80-90/kg

May 6, 10:34

In the international spot market of solar-grade polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si), prices have dropped from US$90-100/kg in the first quarter of 2009 to US$80-90/kg currently, according...

Gintech denies MEMC poly-Si supply termination rumor

May 6, 10:04

Gintech Energy, in response to a report going around the bourse that the company will terminate existing solar-grade polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) supply contracts with US-based...

Poly-Si price decline is long-term trend, says Motech

Apr 20, 11:56

The international price level of solar-grade polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) will continue to decline in the long term although prices may fall more slowly in the first half of...

Wafer Works China subsidiary wins large contract price cut for poly-Si

Apr 15, 10:39

China-based solar-grade crystalline silicon ingot and wafer maker Solargiga Energy, a subsidiary of Taiwan-based Wafer Works, has secured a 70.1% decrease in its contract price for...

Some international poly-Si suppliers offering US$80-100/kg contract price

Apr 14, 11:27

Some leading international suppliers of solar-grade polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si), in an attempt to counteract price cuts by relatively small suppliers, have offered one-year...

Solar wafer maker Danen breaks even in March

Apr 10, 15:59

Danen Technology, a Taiwan-based maker of solar-grade poly-Si ingots and wafers, broke even in March for the first time since starting volume production in 2008, according to company...

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