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  • Last update: Friday 17 April 2015 [1112 news items]

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...

First Solar set to install 1GW worth of PV systems in 2013, says research firm

Aug 14, 12:30

First Solar is forecast to install 1.1 gigawatts (GW) of solar or photovoltaic (PV) power systems in 2013, more than double the 516 megawatts (MW) in 2012, according to IMS Research,...

Leading solar PV suppliers reach record shipment levels in 2Q13, says Solarbuzz

Aug 14, 11:05

Quarterly solar photovoltaic (PV) module shipments for the 20 leading PV manufacturers exceeded 5.8 gigawatts (GW) during the second quarter of 2013. This record-high module shipment...

Launch of EU-China new agreement leads to unpredictable PV price in 3Q13, says TrendForce

Aug 13, 14:53

The new agreement between China and Europe on EU imports of Chinese solar panels has officially been launched. The result of the minimum price and volume limit, which the industry...

Strong risk to solar PV supply chain at year end if Japan and China project pipelines fail to materialize, says Solarbuzz

Aug 6, 14:36

During the second half of 2013, global solar photovoltaic (PV) demand is forecast to reach 20GW, up 22% on year. This increase, driven largely by aggressive PV development in China...

Two and a half gigawatts of residential PV energy storage to be installed by 2017, says IMS Research

Aug 2, 14:27

The market for residential photovoltaic (PV) energy storage systems is expected to boom in the coming years, with cumulative installations amounting to 2.5 gigawatts by 2017, equivalent...

If China-made solar wafers and cells get pass from EU, Taiwan solar cell makers expected to step into PV modules

Jul 30, 11:13

The European Union (EU) has not yet decided on whether to impose anti-dumping tariff rates on solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers and cells imported from China, and if the EU does...

Taiwan solar cell makers to benefit from EU, China PV settlement, say Taiwan makers

Jul 29, 12:22

The European Union (EU) and the China government have reached a consensus about minimum prices and an annual quota to be set on PV modules imported from China to resolve anti-dumping...

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