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Qualcomm, MediaTek seeking additional 28nm PolySiON production capacity at UMC

Aug 5, 22:01

Qualcomm and MediaTek reportedly are each holding a new round of negotiations with United Microelectronic Corporation (UMC) in order to gain an additional capacity for 28nm chips...

Integrated solar PV polysilicon and wafer suppliers to drive production costs below US$0.20 per watt in 2014, says Solarbuzz

Nov 20, 15:34

Average costs for vertically integrated first-tier makers are now forecast to fall yet another 6% in 2014 to a record low of US$0.20 per watt, according to Solarbuzz. Since 2008,...

Digitimes Research: Polysilicon and wafer firms in Greater China plan to increase prices after Lunar New Year

Jan 20, 14:43

Due to the upcoming Lunar New Year holidays, prices of solar products in Greater China have been quite stable, however polysilicon and solar wafer firms are inclined to increase quotes...

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Danen Technology to invest NT$1.8 billion in silicon production in southern Taiwan

May 3, 11:19

Danen Technology recently received permission to invest NT$1.8 billion (US$63 million) in the production of silicon wafers, blocks and ingots for solar cells in the Southern Taiwan...

Solar market to rebound in 2-3 weeks, says LDK COO

Apr 25, 15:33

Xingxue Tong, president and COO of China-based integrated solar firm LDK Solar, has recently boldly predicted a rebound of the solar market in 2-3 weeks despite the general pessimistic...

PV wafer quotes slacken

Apr 8, 15:34

Faced with sluggish demand in the Europe market, solar-cell clients plan to cut their output and demanded price cuts. The trend seems to have started affecting the quotes for upstream...

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.

SAS subsidiary seeing increased demand for wafers in China

Jul 7, 12:24

Sino Silicon Technology, a China subsidiary of Taiwan-based wafer supplier Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS), is expected to have a utilization rate of 80% in the third quarter...

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Solar cell maker Motech to procure wafers via open bid

Jun 9, 12:10

Motech Industries, a leading solar cell maker in Taiwan, plans to procure solar-grade poly-Si wafers through open-bid competition, the first time a local company has resorted to such...

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...

For thin-film PV modules, energy conversion is not the sole factor to consider

Jan 23, 16:33

The main appeal thin-film photovoltaic (PV) module makers promote over crystalline silicon solar cell modules is lower power-generating costs per watt. Many makers claim that there...

China poly-Si wafer maker LDK lowers 4Q08 outlook, 2009 forecast

Jan 7, 01:15

LDK Solar, the largest producer of solar-grade polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) wafers in China, has announced the downward adjustment of its fourth-quarter 2008 outlook and 2009...

Solar cell maker E-ton signs two long-term supply contracts

Dec 16, 01:20

E-ton Solar Tech, a Taiwan-based maker of crystalline silicon solar cells, announced that the company has signed long-term silicon wafer supply contracts with two separate companies,...

Solar spot market prices fall

Oct 23, 15:37

International spot market prices for polycrystalline silicon material, wafers and solar cells have dropped by 4-13% mainly because of the expiration of Spain's solar incentive bill...

Green Energy to focus on long-term customers in 2H08

Newswatch - Jun 11, 16:03

As solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology plans to increase its proportion of OEM customers, the company expects stable profitability, though its sales momentum may not be as strong...

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