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China to accelerate PV industry consolidation

Jan 6, 15:39

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has spelt out new guideline for improving China's PV industry, looking to have leading makers merge with small ones,...

Taiwan 2014 PV production value to exceed NT$150 billion, says MOEA

Jan 6, 11:59

Taiwan's PV industry recorded total production value of NT$131.8 billion (US$4.27 billion) for January-October 2014 and the production value for the entire year is expected to exceed...

US lowers 2012 antitrust tariffs on China-made PV modules

Jan 5, 15:35

The US government has finished reviewing anti-dumping and anti-subsidization tariff rates imposed in 2012 on PV modules imported from China and decided to reduce the former rates...

Leading China PV makers ready to set up production lines abroad to evade US taxation

Dec 26, 15:46

First-tier China-based PV module firms have plans to set up overseas production lines to avoid US antitrust taxation, for which the US Department of Commerce is set to review a proposed...

CGCC reportedly questions China PV systems quality

Dec 26, 15:01

A China government-sponsored certification organization has found that about 30% of the country's PV power-generation systems show various problems three years or more after installation,...

GES sells PV power facilities in US, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 25, 11:24

General Energy Solutions (GES), a Taiwan-based PV module maker and PV EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) contractor, has sold PV power-generating facilities it built at...

Lof Solar sues Sunshine PV for alleged patent infringement

Dec 23, 11:34

Color crystalline silicon solar cell maker Lof Solar has filed a lawsuit with Taiwan Intellectual Property Court, accusing Sunshine PV, which makes CIGS thin-film PV modules and color...

Yingli expresses disappointment at US PV tariffs decisions

Dec 19, 11:04

Yingli Green Energy has commented on the final anti-dumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) decisions by the US Department of Commerce regarding the import of solar PV panels assembled...

PV equipment book-to-bill ratio stays below parity in 3Q14, says SEMI

Dec 18, 21:40

SEMI has reported the worldwide PV manufacturing equipment billings billings reached US$264 million in the third quarter of 2014, down 17% on quarter but up 36% on year.

Year-end rush in China leads APAC PV market to set record in 4Q14, says Solarbuzz

Dec 16, 11:42

Quarterly solar photovoltaic (PV) demand in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is forecast to reach the 10 gigawatt (GW) level for the first time in the fourth quarter of 2014. According...

Huawei makes largest 12-month gains in global PV inverter market, says IHS

Dec 11, 21:28

SMA, ABB, and Omron lead global photovoltaic (PV) inverter market-share rankings; however, over the first three quarters of 2014, China-based telecommunications company Huawei made...

Canada launches antitrust probe into China-made PV modules

Dec 11, 11:48

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has launched an antitrust probe into PV modules and laminates (semi-finished PV modules) imported from China.

China falls short of 2014 PV installation goals, say reports

Dec 9, 14:46

Based on actual total installation capacity of 3.79GWp for PV systems set up around China during the first three quarters of 2014, the total installation capacity for the whole year...

Gintech stops using Giga Solar material due to patent concern

Dec 2, 12:10

Crystalline-silicon solar cell maker Gintech Energy has said it has stopped using front-side PV silver paste produced by Giga Solar Materials to avoid potential legal disputes.

Taiwan market: Financial holding firms mulling investments in PV power generation

Nov 28, 15:47

Three to four Taiwan-based private financial holding companies have been evaluating existing PV power-generating stations or ones under construction in Taiwan as investment targets,...

Global PV installation capacity in 2015 may be flat or decline, say Taiwan makers

Nov 18, 21:08

Mainly because the 2015 total installation capacity of new PV systems in Japan is likely to drop a great deal from 7GWp in 2014, and installations in China, the US and Europe are...

China-based PV maker UE Solar goes bankrupt, says paper

Nov 18, 21:04

China-based PV module maker and provider of PV systems UE Solar has gone bankrupt mainly due to investment to set up a large production base in central China, according to China-based...

Asia PV module suppliers expand in-house project activities to diversify revenue streams, says Solarbuzz

Nov 6, 15:55

An increasing number of the top 20 solar photovoltaic (PV) module suppliers are shifting their strategic focus within the industry, by increasing shipments for dedicated in-house...

Stepping into PV system installation in US market is a way to cope with anti-dumping tariffs, says TSEC chairman

Nov 4, 00:41

The US imposition of preliminary anti-dumping tariffs on Taiwan-made crystalline silicon solar cells has substantially hindered Taiwan-based makers' direct and indirect exports of...

Delta Electronics to set up PV power station in Japan

Newswatch - Oct 28, 10:45

Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics has acquired land totaling 260,000 square meters in Ako City, western Japan, for establishment of a PV...

Giga Solar expects to ship 240 tonnes of PV silver pastes in 2014

Oct 24, 10:07

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials began shipments of front-side and back-side PV silver pastes in 2013 and expects to ship 240 tonnes of the PV materials in 2014, seven...

Gigastorage to set up PV module factory in Thailand

Oct 24, 09:59

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Gigastorage will begin to set up a PV module factory in Thailand to mainly meet local demand in the second quarter of 2015, according to...

SAS reportedly to raise funds for acquisitions

Oct 22, 12:05

Solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) plans to issue new shares to raise paid-in capital by NT$8-10 billion (US$264-330 million) ahead of a move to list its subsidiary...

AUO sets up PV systems totaling 23.4MWp in Taiwan

Oct 22, 11:35

TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has extended business operation to EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) services for setting up PV systems and has set up PV systems...

A PV system set up on the roof an AUO factory in central Taiwan

Neo Solar Power subsidiary setting up PV system in UK

Oct 17, 10:59

Neo Solar Power's PV module and PV system EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) contract subsidiary, General Energy Solutions (GES), is installing a PV system with total capacity...

Efficiency enhancements to define solar PV technology roadmap for next 5 years, says Solarbuzz

Oct 14, 15:58

Solar photovoltaic (PV) modules using solar-grade wafers, as offered by 16 of the top 20 solar module suppliers to the industry, will account for 89% of solar capacity forecast to...

China, Taiwan PV makers seeking capacity in third locations to avoid US anti-dumping tariffs

Oct 14, 10:59

China-based PV module makers and Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, in an attempt to avoid US anti-subsidization and anti-dumping tariffs, are seeking production...

Cumulative global PV deployment apporaching 200GW, says Solarbuzz

Oct 7, 16:01

Global solar photovoltaic (PV) installations added during the fourth quarter of 2014 are forecast to exceed 19.5GW, pushing global cumulative PV deployment toward the 200GW mark....

China PV makers hope government can extend feed-in subsidies for a quarter

Oct 3, 10:42

China-based PV module makers and PV system EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) contractors hope that the China government can extend feed-in tariff subsidies to the first...

Latin America and Caribbean region to install 9GW of solar PV within 5 years, says Solarbuzz

Oct 1, 14:55

Solar photovoltaic (PV) technology is poised to play a substantial role in fulfilling the need for increased power generation capacity across the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC)...

Neo Solar subsidiary sells PV power-generating stations to Chailease

Stockwatch - Oct 1, 11:44

General Energy Solutions, a subsidiary of solar cell maker Neo Solar Power, has sold 71 PV power-generating stations with total installation capacity of 22.54MWp to Chailease Finance,...

China PV module makers set tough terms for Taiwan cell makers

Oct 1, 11:36

China-based PV module makers have drastically reduced orders released to Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers who are subject to US anti-dumping tariffs at an average...

Taiwan holds green energy investment forum

Sep 30, 12:12

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), Ministry of Finance, Financial Supervisory Commission and National Development Council on September 29 jointly held the 2014 International...

Motech subsidiary lands 22MWp of PV module order from China

Sep 26, 14:01

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Motech Industries has announced that Motech (Suzhou) Renewable Energy, its subsidiary based in Kunshan, eastern China, has obtained an order for 22MWp...

KMX asks US to re-define PV products subject to anti-dumping, anti-subsidization tariffs

Sep 26, 10:52

Kyocera Mexicana S.A. de C.V. (KMX), a Mexico-based wholly-owned PV module subsidiary of Japan-based Kyocera, has asked the US Department of Commerce (DOC) to re-define the PV products...

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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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