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  • Last update: Thursday 27 August 2015 [1163 news items]

Giga Solar Materials starts operation of 17MWp PV power-generating station in Japan

May 21, 21:19

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials on May 19 kicked off commercial operations of a 17MWp ground-mounted PV power-generating station in Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern...

Lead-free front-side PV silver paste expected to become mainstream in 2015

May 15, 15:12

Adoption of lead-free front-side PV silver paste is increasing among China- and Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers and thus the material is expected to replace leaded...

China PV firms expected to raise funding based on Yield Co model in 2015, say reports

May 12, 14:33

About five China-based PV makers and PV power generation project undertakers are expected to spin off their PV power-generating stations as Yield Cos in order to raising funding via...

Some Taiwan solar cell makers accept on-credit supplies to China module clients

May 8, 16:02

Several China-based PV module makers have asked Taiwan-based solar cell makers to supply them on credit, and some of the latter have accepted the request mainly due to intense competition...

Trina Solar reportedly setting up factory in Thailand

May 8, 11:00

China-based Trina Solar is establishing a PV factory in Thailand with investment of US$160 million, with production to begin at the end of 2015 or the beginning of 2016, according...

PV demand expected to rebound in June or early July, say China makers

May 6, 11:54

Global PV demand is expected to rebound in June or early July as China begins a rush to construct new PV systems and power-generating stations in the second half of 2015, according...

EU may soon decide whether to start anti-circumvention probe of China PV module makers

May 5, 14:05

The European Union (EU) is likely to determine soon whether a formal investigation will be launched into China-based PV modules makers over alleged circumvention of minimum import...

Unprecedented solar PV boom in the UK during 1Q15, says IHS

Apr 30, 14:30

According to a new report from IHS, at least 110 photovoltaic (PV) projects with a combined capacity of 1.6GW were completed in the UK in the first quarter of 2015, prior to the end...

PV demand to stay at 51.4GW in 2015, says firm

Apr 30, 13:42

Global PV market demand for 2015 will remain around 51.4GW as new capacity from multiple suppliers will be added, according to EnergyTrend.

China PV module makers seeking solar cells produced outside of China, Taiwan

Apr 30, 10:38

China-based PV module makers, viewing that PV module demand in the US is rebounding and prices are relatively high, have been seeking supply sources of crystalline silicon solar cells...

Solartech Energy showcases 290W PV modules at SNEC PV Power Expo

Apr 29, 15:59

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Solartech Energy is exhibiting a PV module with power output of 290W at the SNEC PV Power Expo 2015 in Shanghai, China during April 28-30, according...

Solartech Energy is exhibiting PV modules at SNEC PV Power Expo

TSMC Solar reaches 16.5% conversion rate for CIGS thin-film PV modules

Apr 29, 11:14

TSMC Solar on April 28 announced that it has attained a record energy conversion rate of 16.5% for 1.09m2 CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film PV modules using existing...

Solar firms cooperate to develop PERC mono-like cells

Apr 28, 11:36

Some system, wafer and cell makers from the US, Taiwan and China have been working together to develop PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) mono-like solar cells carrying significantly...

China sees large global PV production market share in 2014, says CCID Think Tank

Apr 27, 11:01

China-based makers produced 132,000 tons of solar-grade polysilicon, 38GWp of solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers, 33GWp of crystalline silicon solar cells and 35GWp of PV modules...

China suppliers continue to lead the solar PV module market in 2014, says IHS

Apr 24, 15:02

According to a new report from IHS, with shipments of 23.7GW, the top-10 solar photovoltaic (PV) module suppliers grew their combined market share slightly from 48% in 2013 to 49%...

China 2014 PV product exports worth US$16.2 billion

Apr 23, 14:03

China exported 18.421GWp of PV products with a total value of US$16.2 billion in 2014, according to China's Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Machinery and Electronic Pr...

JPEA hikes 2020 target cumulative PV installation capacity in Japan to 65.7GWp

Apr 17, 11:59

The Japan Photovoltaic Energy Association (JPEA) has upward adjusted the 2020 target cumulative PV installation capacity in Japan from 49.4GWp to 65.7GWp, according to the organiza...

First-tier China PV module firms ask for Taiwan cell supplies on credit

Apr 15, 10:56

Some first-tier China-based PV module firms have asked Taiwan solar cell makers to supply products on credit from, and the suppliers are considering whether to accept the requests,...

China needs CNY1.58 trillion in funding for PV, wind power installations from 2014-2017, says Ernst & Young

Apr 14, 11:59

The target installation capacity for PV rooftop systems and power-generating stations and that for wind power-generating turbines set by the China government for 2017 will entail...

DuPont offers front-side PV silver paste for use in PERC solar cells

Apr 10, 11:09

DuPont has introduced Solamet PV76x-series front-side PV silver paste specifically for use in PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) crystalline silicon solar cells, according to...

Taiwan sets target PV installation capacity of 500MWp for 2015

Apr 7, 21:36

The Bureau of Energy under the Ministry of Economic Affairs has increased the target installation capacity for rooftop PV systems and PV power-generating stations to be established...

China 2014 PV export totals US$16.2 billion, says CCCME

Apr 7, 12:28

China-based PV makers recorded total export value of US$16.2 billion in 2014, with Japan accounting for 28% of the value, Europe 16%, the US 12%, India 3% and South Korea 2%, according...

Rooftop PV systems are stage for Taiwan solar cell makers: Q&A with Win Win Precision chairman Davis Chen

Apr 1, 14:02

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have been impacted by the US imposing an average 19.5% anti-dumping tariffs rate. But rooftop PV systems, especially those built...

Win Win chairman David Chen

Solargiga PV module shipments grow 78.8% in 2014

Apr 1, 11:14

Solargiga Energy Holdings, a China-based maker of solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers and PV modules as well as a PV EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) contactor, shipped...

China PV makers expect demand to rebound in 2Q15

Mar 31, 10:56

China-based PV firms expect orders to significantly rebound in the second quarter of 2015 as domestic demand is expected to increase after the China government set a target total...

China PV module makers cut OEM prices for Japan vendors

Mar 25, 14:54

Some China-based PV module makers have lowered OEM quotes for PV modules with power-generating output of 250-255W to US$0.50-0.52/W to maintain orders from Japan-based vendors, according...

Global solar PV capacity to reach nearly 500GW in 2019, says IHS

Mar 20, 15:20

Total global solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity is forecast to reach 498 gigawatts (GW) in 2019, which is 177% higher than 2014, according to IHS. While total global solar PV demand...

Heraeus claims patent for Te-added glass material used to manufacture PV paste

Mar 18, 15:14

Germany-based Heraeus has announced joint possession with Japan-based Shoei Chemical of a patent regarding Te (tellurium)-added glass material used to make conductive silver PV paste...

EU plans to hike minimum import prices for China-made PV modules

Mar 17, 19:57

The European Union (EU) will review its Minimum Import Price (MIP) framework for China-made PV modules on April 1 and plans to hike minimum prices by 5.66% from EUR0.53/W (US$0.56)...

Led by commercial systems, 9% of solar PV systems in North America will have storage attached in 2018, says IHS

Mar 17, 15:55

Approximately 9% of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in North America will include attached storage in 2018. Led by commercial systems, 700 megawatts (MW) of PV systems with energy...

China PV module makers may begin withdrawal from MIP

Mar 16, 22:13

With the European Union (EU) deciding to remove three China-based PV module makers from the Minimum Import Price (MIP) framework for suspected circumvention of minimum import pricing...

Solar cell pricing may drop if US finalizes reduced tariffs on China-made PV modules

Mar 12, 11:56

The US Department of Commerce earlier this year preliminarily lowered an average anti-dumping and anti-subsidization tariff rate imposed on China-made PV modules in 2012 to 17.5%...

China-made PV modules seized at Europe ports in import violation probe, says report

Mar 12, 11:20

PV modules produced by 22 China-based makers have been seized by customs authorities at several seaports in Europe in investigations of alleged violation of floor import pricing and...

Some first-tier China PV makers reportedly plan to quit solar cell production

Mar 9, 21:45

Some first-tier China-based PV makers reportedly plan to stop production of crystalline silicon solar cells and then focus operation on producing PV modules and undertaking PV EPC...

Canada imposes preliminary anti-dumping, anti-subsidization tariffs on China-made PV products, says NBD

Mar 9, 11:24

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) has imposed preliminary anti-dumping and anti-subsidization tariffs of 9-286% on crystalline silicon PV modules and laminates (semi-finished...

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    New Energy see-through SolarWindow coatings

    New Energy Technologies, a developer of see-through SolarWindow coatings, capable of generating electricity on glass and flexible plastics, has claimed it has made breakthroughs towards...

    Photo: Company, Nov 25.

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    Suntech HiPerforma solar module

    Suntech has introduced the new HiPerforma 250 watt solar module that can be installed for residential, commercial and utility-scale uses. The module adopts Suntech's Pluto cell...

    Photo: Suntech, Jul 13.

  • PV+park+in+Hangzhou%2C+China

    PV park in Hangzhou, China

    China-based Astronergy has wons a 2MW rooftop PV project located at the in Hangzhou Energy and Environment Industrial Park through a competitive and selective bidding process. The...

    Photo: Company, Dec 15.

  • Applied+Materials+Solar+Technology+Center+in+China

    Applied Materials Solar Technology Center in China

    Applied Materials has opened an advanced solar research and demonstration facility in Xian, China. The Solar Technology Center is comprised of laboratory and office buildings covering...

    Photo: Company, Oct 30.

  • Applied+HCT+Diamond+Squarer+for+solar+wafers+

    Applied HCT Diamond Squarer for solar wafers

    Applied Materials has introduced ts new HCT Diamond Squarer system, which can reduce the cost of squaring silicon ingots by up to one-third while offering at least twice the cutting...

    Photo: Company, Oct 7.

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