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AUO mulls full automation of PV module production

Dec 13, 15:03

TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO), which has diversified into the solar PV power industry, is evaluating the feasibility of fully automating its PV module production lines with...

China state-run firm procures 3.4GWp of PV modules

Dec 12, 11:05

State Power Investment Corp (SPIC), a China state-run power investment company, has announced winners of bids for supplying PV modules for power stations with total installation capacity...

China market: GCL SIT automates PV module production

Dec 8, 10:24

China-based PV module maker GCL System Integration Technology (GCL SIT) has fully automated one of its PV module factories in Zhangjiagang, which will have an annual production capacity...

AUO rated as first-tier PV module maker

Dec 7, 17:49

AU Optronics (AUO) has been rated by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) as one of the first-tier PV module makers and selected by Germany-based EuPD Research Sustainable Management...

SMC eyeing Taiwan market for floating PV systems

Dec 4, 12:04

Japan-based Sumitomo Mitsui Construction (SMC) will promote floating PV systems established on surface of water bodies in the Taiwan market, a Central New Agency report has...

Canadian Solar to set up PV module plant in Taiwan, says newspaper

Nov 29, 15:25

Canadian Solar (CSI) has applied for approval by Taiwan's Investment Commission to set up a PV module factory, according to Chinese-language newspaper Economic Daily News.

China to crack down on faulty rooftop PV systems

Nov 29, 15:06

Some provincial governments in China, such as Shanxi, Zhejiang and Shandong, have taken action to demolish residential rooftop PV systems with problems, according to China-based media...

Some China PV makers to expand capacities to at least 20GWp

Nov 29, 14:36

About 2-3 China-based vertically integrated PV makers plan to expand annual production capacities to at least 20GWp each, according to China Photovoltaic Industry Association (CPIA...

First-tier China PV module makers mulling factory plans for US

Nov 21, 15:23

Several first-tier China-based PV module makers, including CSI, Jinko Solar Holdings, Trina Solar, JA Solar Holdings and Xi'an LONGi Silicon Materials, are giving serious thought...

China PV makers seek narrower price gap between mono-Si, poly-Si wafers

Nov 20, 10:08

Prices for solar mono-Si wafer should be higher than poly-Si ones by CNY0.4-0.5 (US$0.06-0.08), China-based solar cell and PV module makers have said, countering remarks Xi'an LONGi...

Taiwan government to boost general participation in setting up rooftop PV systems

Nov 17, 15:02

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has announced a program to encourage owners of residential, commercial and office buildings to apply for setting up rooftop PV systems...

Economics minister Shen Jong-chin (left) touting the rooftop PV systems

Taiwan government meets with PV makers over possible US anti-dumping measures

Nov 15, 16:06

Taiwan's Bureau of Foreign Trade has met with 14 local makers and exporters of solar cells and PV modules to discuss how to cope with possible anti-dumping measures to be taken by...

TSEC PV module plant almost complete

Nov 10, 11:47

Solar cell maker TSEC on November 9 held a beam-raising ceremony for its PV module plant in Pingtung, southern Taiwan, marking the near-completion of its construction.

TSEC chairman Ellick Liao (third from right) at a beam-rasing ceremony

PV module imports soar in US

Nov 3, 12:06

Imports of PV modules to the US market have soared since the beginning of third-quarter 2017 due to concerns about price hikes, and as of the end of October, 5GWp of PV modules had...

US ITC proposes 3 alternative anti-dumping schemes for solar product imports

Nov 2, 12:38

The US International Trade Commission (ITC) has proposed three alternative anti-dumping schemes for restricting imports of solar cells and PV modules based on its global safeguards...

Mega Sunergy unveils shingled array PV modules

Nov 2, 12:26

PV module maker Mega Sunergy has unveiled shingled array PV modules made of mono-Si or poly-Si solar cells, becoming the first Taiwan-based maker to offer such PV modules, according...

A Mega Sunergy shingled PV module made of poly-Si solar cells

PV installations added in 2017 estimated at 96.5GW, says Bernreuter Research

Oct 26, 16:52

The total PV installation capacity established around the world in 2017 is estimated at 96.5GW, increasing 30.4% on year, according to Bernreuter Research.

Taiwan market: Heraeus becomes largest PV silver paste supplier

Oct 23, 10:58

Germany-based Heraeus has become the biggest vendor of PV silver pastes in the Taiwan market, Chinese-language Economic Daily News cited company Photovoltaics president Andreas...

NGP to build floating PV power station in northern Taiwan

Oct 19, 13:46

New Green Power (NGP), an EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) contractor for PV installation, will set up a floating PV power station with capacity of 14MWp at an irrigation...

TSEC to produce half-cut PV modules

Oct 19, 11:49

Solar cell maker TSEC will produce half-cut PV modules at its new factory located in Pingtung County, southern Taiwan, with every cell halved and then closely connected to reduce...

TSEC chairman Ellick Liao

PV Taiwan 2017 kicks off, but uncertainty lies ahead for global market

Oct 18, 15:59

The 2017 Taiwan International Photovoltaic Exhibition (PV Taiwan 2017) is running October 18-20 at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, highlighting key technological innovations...

PV Taiwan 2017

Motech sets up PV module joint venture

Oct 18, 15:25

Solar cell maker Motech Industries has announced the establishment of a PV module firm, Taiwan Solar Module Manufacturing Corp. (TSMMC), on a joint venture basis with PV conductive...

Motech chairman and CEO Chang Peng-heng

AUO beefs up PV power generation in Taiwan

Oct 18, 14:57

AU Optronics (AUO) has strengthened PV power generation in Taiwan by extending from rooftop systems to ground-mounted and floating power stations, with cumulative installation capacity...

An AUO-built rooftop PV system at Hota Industrial's factory

Taiwan PV Module Manufacturing to set up factory in STSP

Oct 17, 11:23

The Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) administration has approved an application by Taiwan PV Module Manufacturing (TPVMM) for investment of NT$300 million (US$9.9 million) to set...

TSEC signs MoU for southern Taiwan PV projects

Oct 17, 10:51

Solar cell maker TSEC has signed an MoU with the government of Pingtung County, southern Taiwan, to help solicit investment of NT$50 billion (US$1.65 billion) to set up PV power stations...

TSEC chairman Ellick Liao (left) and Pingtung County chief Pan Men-an (center)

PV oversupply to happen in 2018, says ReneSolar CEO

Oct 16, 16:07

Global supply of polysilicon, solar wafers and PV modules will significantly exceed demand in 2018, media reports have cited Li Xianshou, CEO for China-based solare wafer maker ReneSolar,...

Giga Solar subsidiary to set up 80MWp PV power station in southern Taiwan

Oct 11, 13:21

Giga Solar Materials' subsidiary will set up a PV power station with installation capacity of 80MWp in Tainan, southern Taiwan, according to the parent company, which makes PV conductive...

A PV power project handled by Giga Solar Materials' subsidiary

NSP subsidiary to set up 40MWp PV power station in central Taiwan

Oct 5, 11:16

General Energy Solutions (GES) will construct a ground-mounted PV power station with installation capacity of 40MWp in Changhua, central Taiwan, according to its parent company Neo...

China PV pilot project behind schedule

Oct 2, 11:11

China has set a target of 5.5GWp for PV power stations to be constructed under its second-round pilot project, but the installations have been running way behind schedule, according...

China PV module makers dominate India market

Sep 29, 14:58

China-based PV module makers together occupy about 80% of the India market, with Trina Solar having the biggest share at 16.6%, followed by JA Solar (9.2%) and CSI (8.7%), according...

Jinko to supply 4.2MWp of PV modules for Foxconn rooftop systems

Sep 29, 13:44

China-based Jinko Solar Holdings has disclosed it has secured a contract to supply 4.2MWp of PV modules for Taiwan-based EMS provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai) to set up rooftop...

Motech PV module alliance plan faces challenges

Sep 25, 10:47

Solar cell maker Motech Industries' plan to form an alliance running joint PV module production with other Taiwan-based PV firms has met with challenges as two potential members'...

China PV installations reach 3.36GWp in August

Sep 22, 15:10

PV installations completed and on grid around China in August totaled 3.36GWp, with 1.95GWp for power stations, and 1.41GWp for distributed PV systems, according to media reports.

India PV firms eyeing overseas markets

Sep 20, 14:09

India-based PV module makers have been extending their business operations from the domestic market to overseas ones, especially those with trade barriers against China-based competitors,...

Taiwan market: Low pricing alarms PV supply chain

Sep 18, 16:06

Equis Energy (formerly Soleq) has won an open bid for constructing a PV power station in central Taiwan at an unexpectedly low price of NT$2.57 (US$0.085) /kWh for selling generated...

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