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Record 2013 solar PV installations promotes US to strongest market outside Asia-Pacific, says Solarbuzz

Jan 10, 14:31

New solar photovoltaic (PV) installations in the US reached a record 4.2GW during 2013. Since 2012, the US market has grown 15%, making it the leading solar market outside the Asia-Pacific...

Asia-Pacific region to account for half of global solar PV demand in 2014, says Solarbuzz

Jan 2, 15:49

Solar photovoltaic (PV) demand in 2014 will be dominated by the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, which will account for approximately 50% of all new solar PV demand during the year. According...

Strong growth forecast for solar PV industry in 2014 with demand reaching 49GW, says Solarbuzz

Dec 31, 15:33

Solar photovoltaic (PV) demand is poised for explosive growth in 2014, and is set to reach 49GW, up from 36GW in 2013, according to findings from Solarbuzz.

Global PV installation capacity to reach 40GWp in 2014, says BOE

Dec 19, 16:02

The total capacity of new PV systems installed around the world in 2013 is estimated at 34GWp, growing 9.7% on year, and global installation capacity is expected to rise to 40GWp...

Suntech announces update on subsidiary share transfers and restructuring process

Dec 11, 14:18

Suntech Power Holdings has announced that on November 14, 2013, liquidators passed a sole shareholder's resolution placing Power Solar System (PSS), an immediate subsidiary of the...

Concentrated PV solar installations set to boom, says IHS

Dec 11, 11:41

After years of slow progress, the global market for concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) systems is entering a phase of explosive growth, with worldwide installations set to boom by 750...

Japan to revise PV subsidy downward, investment in PV system installation may increase in the short run, says EnergyTrend

Nov 26, 14:23

Rumors have it that the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry of Japan (METI) is considering revising PV subsidy downward to JPY34/kWh in 2014 and JPY30/kWh in 2015. According...

US solar PV pipeline grows to 43GW; enough to power more than 6 million households, says Solarbuzz

Nov 26, 14:07

The pipeline of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects awaiting completion within the US has grown by 7% during the past 12 months, and now exceeds 43GW, which is enough to power more than...

Global PV installations to grow 20% in 2014, says Neo Solar Power chairman

Newswatch - Nov 25, 15:47

Global PV system installations are estimated at 36GWp for 2013 and is expected to increase by 20% to 43GWp in 2014, with demand mainly to come from China, Japan and the US, Taiwan-based...

PV materials market to have 9% CAGR through 2018, says Lux Research

Nov 25, 14:43

Massive oversupply and downward price pressure have created the misconception that the solar industry suffered from industry-wide commoditization. But not all solar modules are created...

Sola UK seeking Taiwan-based PV module suppliers, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 25, 12:40

UK-based PV EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) undertaker Sola UK is seeking suppliers of crystalline silicon PV modules through Taiwan's PIDA (Photonics Industry and Technology...

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,...

Giga Solar to set up 5MWp PV system in Palau, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 19, 12:00

Taiwan-based photovoltaic (PV) conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials will establish a 5MWp PV system in Palau, with power purchase agreement to be signed with Palau Public Utilities...

Annual worldwide solar PV installations to double by 2020, says firm

Nov 13, 10:48

Despite waning government support, the threat of international trade wars, and high-profile bankruptcies, the solar photovoltaic (PV) market continues to grow. Solar PV technology...

Solar capital spending to expand faster than expected, says IHS

Nov 12, 14:19

Amid new signs that solar market conditions are improving and major suppliers are increasing production, IHS is raising its forecast of photovoltaic (PV) capital spending. Global...

Europe solar PV revival to be driven by Germany, UK, Italy, and France, says Solarbuzz

Nov 8, 10:43

The Europe solar photovoltaic (PV) market is poised to recover during the fourth quarter of 2013, after an 18-month downturn that redefined the role of Europe within the global solar...

Multicrystalline silicon modules to dominate solar PV industry in 2014, says Solarbuzz

Oct 28, 14:56

The production of multicrystalline-silicon (c-Si) solar photovoltaic (PV) modules is set to dominate PV manufacturing during 2014, with p-type multi c-Si technology accounting for...

Giga Solar Materials starts construction of PV power plant in Japan

Oct 28, 14:29

Taiwan-based PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials on October 25 began construction of a ground-mounted PV power-generating station with an annual capacity of 17MWp in Fukushima...

Inventec aims at NT$15 billion revenues from PV business in 2014

Oct 28, 10:49

Taiwan-based Inventec Group aims to increase revenues from PV business operations to NT$15 billion (US$517 million) in 2014, hiking 50% on year, according to group president Yeh Ku...

Taiwan PV makers seize opportunities in monocrystalline market as PV self-consumption increases, says firm

Oct 22, 16:08

According to EnergyTrend, demand for PV self-consumption continues to increase in Europe due to decreased feed in tariffs and increased electricity price and surcharge fees for grid-connection...

Foxconn obtains UL certification for PV module frames

Oct 17, 12:15

Foxconn Electronics has obtained Underwriters Laboratories (UL) certification for frames for PV systems and the company indicated that it currently produces such frames on an OEM...

Better prospects in polysilicon market lead to increased PV demand in 1Q14, says EnergyTrend

Oct 16, 14:37

According to EnergyTrend, the intensive pricing competition in the photovoltaic (PV) market has gradually come to an end. Due to the increased demand in emerging markets, solar system...

FCCL maker Taiflex September revenues hit record high

Oct 7, 14:31

FCCL maker Taiflex Scientific saw its revenues rally 7.8% on month and 49.2% on year to a record high of NT$1.02 billion (US$34.74 million) in September, buoyed by strong shipments...

Solar PV installations reach record high of 9GW in 3Q13, says Solarbuzz

Oct 4, 12:26

During the third quarter of 2013, end-market demand from the global solar PV industry reached a new record of 9GW. This record demand is up 6% on quarter and almost 20% on year, according...

Japan zero nuclear power issue triples PV market demand in 2013, says EnergyTrend

Oct 1, 14:31

Regular inspections have been conducted on the number four reactor at Japan's Oi nuclear power plant. However, delayed inspections has once again led to Japan's "zero nuclear...

No large PV capital spending globally before 2015, says Applied Materials executive

Sep 30, 13:19

Global PV production capacity is not expected to significantly increase in the near future and therefore there will not be any large PV capital expenditure before 2015, according...

Fabless fable unlikely to come true for PV market, says IMS Research

Sep 26, 14:19

After years of oversupply, the supply and demand for solar devices is returning to a state of balance. Because of this, IMS Research is reiterating its forecast that global capital...

Gintech to offer own-brand PV modules, Solartech, NSP to expand capacity, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 23, 14:51

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell maker Gintech Energy will offer PV modules for own-brand sale by the end of 2013, and fellow makers Solartech Energy and Neo Solar Power...

China raises threshold for PV makers

Sep 23, 11:46

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has announced regulations on the PV industry, setting standards intended for healthy development of the country's PV...

US installs 832MW of solar PV in 2Q13, says report

Sep 13, 11:44

The US installed 832MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) in the second quarter of 2013, representing 15% growth over the first quarter of the year. It was solar's second best quarter ever,...

California sets quarterly record for solar PV in 2Q13 as US adds 976 megawatts, says Solarbuzz

Sep 4, 15:10

The US added 976 megawatts of new solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity during second-quarter 2013, up 24% on quarter from 788 megawatts in first-quarter 2013, according to Solarbuzz.

Giga Solar Materials to set up PV power station in Japan

Stockwatch - Aug 30, 14:52

Giga Solar Materials, a Taiwan-based PV conductive paste maker, on August 29 announced the investment of JPY5.0 billion (US$51.0 million) to establish a ground-mounted PV power-generating...

Taiwan solar cell makers to refuse price cuts to China PV module makers

Aug 28, 21:30

China-based PV module makers have asked Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers to decrease prices to the same level offered by China-based makers, but the Taiwan makers...

China selects 18 initial distributed PV system zones, says paper

Aug 22, 11:42

China's National Energy Administration has selected 18 initial demonstration zones for installing distributed PV systems during 2013-2015, with total installation reaching 1.823GWp,...

Record PV demand from China and Japan marks turning point for solar industry, says Solarbuzz

Aug 21, 21:59

Solar photovoltaic (PV) demand from China and Japan during the second half of 2013 is forecast to reach 9GW, representing an increase of 100% compared to first-half 2013 and 70% compared...

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    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.

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    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...

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    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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