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China lowers 2014 PV installation goal to 10GWp

Jun 18, 10:50

China's National Energy Administration, viewing that installation of distributed PV systems (mainly rooftop models) so far in 2014 has lagged far behind schedule, has lowered the...

China PV firms seeking help from Taiwan peers to cope with US anti-dumping taxation

Jun 17, 10:56

China-based PV makers, expecting US anti-dumping tariffs to be announced in late July, have talked with Taiwan-based fellow makers about cooperation in an attempt to avoid such taxation,...

Inventec sees PV business operations improve

Jun 13, 10:29

Inventec has seen an improvement in the operations of three PV subsidiaries, company chairman Richard Lee said at its 2014 shareholders meeting on June 12.

Neo Solar aims at 95MWp in PV system installations in 2014

Jun 12, 11:54

Solar cell maker Neo Solar Power has set a goal for its subsidiary PV EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) contractor General Energy Solutions (GES) to achieve 95MWp in total...

Delta Electronics to construct, operate PV power-generating station in Japan

Jun 11, 11:44

Delta Electronics is expanding its PV business by acquiring a plot of land in Japan to build a solar power-generation station, company chairman Yancey Hai has revealed.

Delta chairman Yancey Hai

AUO setting up largest rooftop PV station in Taiwan

Jun 9, 11:12

AU Optronics' (AUO) Solar Business Group is establishing Sungen Power, the largest rooftop PV power-generating station so far in Taiwan, at its panel factories in central Taiwan,...

Giga Solar PV silver paste supply 30% short of demand

Jun 9, 10:27

Taiwan-based PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials, due to booming demand for PV silver paste, has seen output short of total order volumes by 30% currently, according to...

Giga Solar chairman Chen Chi-jen (left)

EU may probe China-made PV products again, say Taiwan makers

Jun 6, 14:30

While the European Union (EU) has settled disputes over dumping and subsidization of China-made PV products with the China government voluntarily setting a floor export price and...

Neo Solar launches new PV modules

Jun 4, 20:34

Crystalline silicon solar cell and PV module maker Neo Solar Power on June 4 unveiled three new PV modules at the 2014 Intersolar Europe exhibition taking place in Munich, Germany,...

Europe solar PV demand stabilizes at 10GW in 2014, says Solarbuzz

May 30, 14:37

Solar photovoltaic (PV) demand from Europe is forecast to reach 10GW during 2014, down 7% on year, according to Solarbuzz. This will be the third consecutive year that solar PV demand...

Tatung setting up rooftop PV systems at central Taiwan schools

May 29, 12:22

Taiwan-based Tatung has been constructing rooftop PV systems at more than 70 public schools in central Taiwan and already unveiled the first one on May 28, according to the company...

Yingli Green Energy to set up 1GWp PV station, Shunfeng Photovoltaic to raise funds, say reports

May 27, 15:59

China-based Yingli Green Energy Holding, the world's largest PV module maker, will invest CNY8 billion (US$1.28 billion) to establish an operational center and a PV power-generating...

Proposed UK policy changes cause 215 solar PV farm prospects to be re-evaluated, says Solarbuzz

May 23, 12:25

The outcome of proposals for 215 ground-mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) farms in the UK, with capacities in excess of 5MW, are now being re-evaluated, according to Solarbuzz. This...

China market: Insurance to be offered to boost distributed PV system installations, says NDRC

May 22, 20:01

Viewing that distributed PV system installations (mainly rooftop) in China have so far lagged behind schedule due to high risks, China's National Development and Reform Commission...

Solar PV module shipments to grow 30% in 2014, says Solarbuzz

May 21, 14:09

The top 20 module suppliers to the solar PV industry are guiding an increase in annual shipments of more than 30% in 2014, according to Solarbuzz. Leading China module suppliers Trina...

Shunfeng Photovoltaic to expand Suntech Power PV module capacity, says report

May 20, 16:18

Shunfeng Photovoltaic International, a China-based maker of solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers, solar cells and PV modules as well as EPC (engineering, procurement, construction)...

After 5-year absence, Sharp Solar returns as number 1 PV module supplier in 1Q14, says Solarbuzz

May 15, 14:07

Sharp Solar returned to the top of the solar photovoltaic (PV) module shipment rankings during the first quarter of 2014, after a five year absence, according to Solarbuzz.

PV silver paste in short supply, says Giga Solar Materials chairman

May 13, 20:27

PV silver conductive paste is currently in short supply due to a shortage of silver powder. The shortage will continue until July-August 2014, chairman Chen Chi-jen of Taiwan-based...

Giga Solar chairman Chen Chi-jen

Over 120 large-scale solar farms approved for construction in UK, says Solarbuzz

May 2, 11:06

The UK is forecast to be the largest solar photovoltaic (PV) market in Europe in 2014, fuelled by the rapid growth in ground-mounted solar PV farms. More than 120 large-scale solar...

PV system installation in China may surge in 2H14, say Taiwan makers

Apr 30, 14:58

There is likely to be concentration of PV systems installed around China due to government-offered feed-in tariff subsidies in the second half of 2014, and consequently Taiwan-based...

PV systems installed in China in 2013 total 12.92GWp in capacity, says NEA

Apr 29, 18:31

PV systems installed in China in 2013 had a total power-generating capacity of 12.92GWp, consisting of 12.12GWp (95.81%) ground-mounted PV stations and 800MWp (6.19%) distributed...

Middle East and Africa solar PV demand to grow 50% in 2014, says Solarbuzz

Apr 25, 12:34

Solar photovoltaic (PV) demand from the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region is set to grow 50% on year in 2014. Between 2014-2018, annual PV demand will nearly triple as the MEA region...

EU to lower floor price for China-made PV modules

Apr 21, 11:10

The European Union (EU) has settled with the China government to downward adjust the floor price for PV modules imported from China from EUR0.56 (US$0.77)/W currently to EUR0.53/W...

Taiwan solar cell makers see surging orders from China

Apr 16, 20:17

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have received a significant increase in orders from first-tier China-based PV module makers and consequently ordered volumes have...

Taiwan PV firms suspend JV plan due to US antidumping probe

Apr 16, 11:07

Some Taiwan-based solar firms - a first-tier and three second-tier cell makers, and a material supplier - originally planned to form a joint-venture to manufacture PV modules to tap...

Yingli signs framework agreement with United PV for acquisition of 300MW solar plants

Apr 15, 15:01

Yingli Green Energy has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Yingli Energy (Yingli China), has entered into a framework agreement with United Photovoltaic Group Limited (United...

Taiwan PV module makers looking to orders from Japan vendors

Apr 15, 11:17

Japan-based PV vendors, including Sharp, Kyocera, Panasonic and Toshiba, are likely to return to the international market in 2016 and release OEM orders to Taiwan-based module makers,...

Tatung to set up 3MWp PV systems in northern Taiwan

Apr 9, 11:51

Tatung, a Taiwan-based own-brand machinery and consumer electronics maker, has extended business operation to PV-ESCO (photovoltaic-energy service company) and signed with New Taipei...

AUO sets up PV investment/operating joint venture

Apr 7, 21:31

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) on April 7 announced the establishment of Star River Energy, a joint venture with several local insurance companies specifically...

Giga Solar unaffected by DuPont price cuts for front-side PV silver paste, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 7, 15:30

While DuPont has lowered prices for its front-side photovoltaic (PV) silver conductive paste, a key material accounting for 5-10% of the total production costs of crystalline silicon...

TSMC Solar to triple CIGS thin-film PV module capacity, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 7, 09:42

Taiwan-based CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film PV module maker TSMC Solar, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, will expand its annual...

Record-breaking demand for global solar PV industry in 1Q14, says Solarbuzz

Apr 3, 11:49

New solar photovoltaic (PV) demand added during the first quarter of 2014 exceeded 9GW, which was 35% more than the previous first-quarter record, set in 2013. Every quarter in 2014...

Taiwan PV module makers expanding capacities to compete for orders from Japan

Apr 1, 11:34

Taiwan-based PV module makers have been expanding or will expand production capacities in 2014 to compete for orders from Japan-based clients who have adjusted their business strategies,...

Japan becomes largest market for China-made PV products, says CCCME

Mar 27, 11:33

Japan has become the largest market for China-made PV products, accounting for 24.63% of total export value in 2013 and 34.23% in January-February 2014, according to the China Chamber...

Taiwan solar firms speculate on possible impact of US probe

Mar 26, 11:55

While the US Department of Commerce is conducting an anti-dumping investigation of China-based PV module makers and their cell suppliers in Taiwan, the China makers reportedly have...

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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.

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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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