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  • Last update: Friday 26 December 2014 [1068 news items]

Banks, solar PV system undertakers in Europe blacklist Asia solar module makers

Jun 1, 11:51

The global solar market has been plagued by rumors about financial troubles of Europe- and Asia-based solar firms. Hence, some banks and solar PV system firms in Europe have reportedly...

solar panels

Commentary: US, China renewable energy trade war continues

Jun 1, 11:29

Following the announcement of anti-dumping duties on China-made solar cells that range from 31-250% by the US Department of Commerce, more anti-subsidy duties have been levied on...

Digitimes Research: US PV inverter sector thrives

May 31, 11:49

Compared to the solar supply chain in other countries, the US solar industry has been thriving in sectors such as polysilicon, thin-film solar products and PV inverters.

Solar firms in China may decrease investments in US

May 28, 10:19

The ripple effects of the anti-dumping duties announced by the US government against China-based solar firms continue to expand. Industry sources in China noted that some solar firms...

solar cells

Uncertainty causes solar firms to expand with caution

May 24, 15:46

Europe and India are likely to conduct similar investigations as those carried out by the US against China-based solar firms, according to industry sources. Solar firms have been...

solar cell

Solar wafer maker GET reports full capacity

May 24, 01:40

Lin Her-lon, general manager of Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET), has said that orders have been strong and capacity is fully booked. Lin added that the...

Lin Her-lon, chairman of GET

Solar wafer firms inclined to follow solar cell firms to increase quotes

May 23, 01:15

Taiwan-based solar cell makers plan to increase prices as demand has been high. Solar wafer firms hope to follow suit.

solar wafer

Taiwan solar cell makers plan to increase quotes due to expected order increases from China

May 21, 11:19

The US government announced preliminary anti-dumping duties on China-made solar cells on May 17, 2012, and Taiwan-based solar cell makers reportedly plan to increase quotes due to...

solar cell

Suntech responds to preliminary decision on tariffs in US anti-dumping investigation of solar cells from China

May 18, 10:55

Suntech Power Holdings, a China-based producer of solar panels, has issued a statement regarding the US Department of Commerce's preliminary decision to impose anti-dumping duties...

NSP collaborates with customer to deliver 19.81% efficiency mono-crystalline solar cell

May 17, 15:41

Taiwan-based solar cell firm, Neo Solar Power (NSP), announced that it has worked with a customer to deliver 6-inch solar cells with maximum cell efficiency of 19.81% using the Black19...

NSP Black 19

Thin-film solar firms expand operations into solar PV systems

May 16, 15:06

Thin-film solar products have been marginalized since the price of mainstream silicon-based solar products has fallen drastically in the past year. Before, when the ratio of solar...

thin-film solar

Germany FIT uncertainty ignites hope for Europe solar market in 3Q12

May 15, 16:31

The Germany government's solar feed-in tariff (FIT) reductions, which took effect on April 1, may have to be revised because Germany Bundesrat (Federal Council) last week did not...

Solar revenue growth in 2H12 stimulated by US and Asia Pacific pipelines, says Solarbuzz

May 15, 16:17

Solar demand during second-half 2012 will see increasing contributions from emerging markets in North America and the Asia Pacific, with 60% of solar demand coming from these non-European...

There is room for Foxconn to cooperate with Sharp in solar, say Taiwan makers

May 15, 15:55

Industry sources in Taiwan have noted that that there is a chance for Foxconn and Sharp, who have announced plans to cooperate on the production of TVs and panels, to work together...

Foxconn

Change in system cost structure to affect solar stimulation strategies

May 14, 12:52

The ratio of solar modules and balance of system (BOS) was 1:2 in 2007-2008. When governments cut incentives, the price of solar modules will immediately be adjusted to stimulate...

solar module

Solar polysilicon pricing plunges as buyers flock to the spot market, says IHS

May 14, 12:26

With no sign that the oversupply of solar polysilicon is ending, buyers are shifting their purchasing activity to the bargain-basement spot market, contributing to a sharp 11% drop...

Digitimes Research: Solar spot prices in Greater China freeze before final verdict of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation

May 11, 16:03

Spot prices of solar products in Greater China remained flat this week (May 7-11). Stable demand and clear order visibility have been helping solar firms maintain high capacity utilization...

solar module

Solar wafer prices to fluctuate in May, says industry source

May 11, 14:19

China's solar industry has been hit hard by oversupply in the market. Some firms are reportedly using shipments to repay debts.

solar wafer

Commentary: Zero export tariff on China-made solar wafers likely to push down global wafer prices

May 11, 11:26

China-based solar firms have been demanding the government cut export tariffs on solar wafers to zero and allow polysilicon to be exported to international markets. This is likely...

solar cell

Holy Sunergy to raise US$11.5 million for capacity expansion

May 10, 12:21

Holy Sunergy, a solar wafer maker funded by Taiwan-based firms, will raise additional capital of US$11.5 million to expand its annual production capacity from 40MW currently to 140MW...

Liao Zhen Yong, president of Holy Sunergy

Tainergy to expand capacity in China

May 10, 12:17

Tainergy Tech will expand annual solar cell production capacity at its factory in Kunshan, eastern China, from 60MW in early 2012 to 120MW in the second quarter, and solar module...

Yang Dayi, president of Tainergy Tech Kunshan

DelSolar debuts on TSE

May 10, 12:14

DelSolar, the solar subsidiary of Delta Electronics, debuted on Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) with IPO of NT$14.7 (US$0.50) on May 9, 2012.

Solar market imbalance to last through 2013, says Motech CEO

May 10, 10:34

The solar industry has been suffering the current downturn for over a year and has not yet seen the end of the tunnel and market imbalance is likely to last through 2013, said PH...

PH Chang, Motech president and CEO

Product differentiation is key to securing orders, says Tainergy

May 8, 15:54

Tainergy, a Taiwan-based solar maker, was expected to suffer due to news that an important Europe-based customer had filed for bankruptcy. But Tainergy reported gross margins of negative...

Kevin Hsieh, president of Tainergy

Neo Solar Power sees April revenues increase on-month

May 8, 15:06

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Neo Solar Power (NSP) reported April revenues of NT$1.237 billion (US$42 million), up 0.44% on month but down 22.78% on year.

Solar cell firms lower quotes slightly to secure June orders

May 8, 14:58

Industry sources indicated that quotes of high efficiency solar cells have been lowered to US$0.45-0.47/W from US$0.46-0.48/W. This is seen as a move to secure June orders.

solar panels

Digitimes Research: System costs drop rapidly in Japan solar market

May 7, 14:58

The residential solar PV system installation market in Japan grew significantly due to increasing clean energy awareness. The market expects new feed-in-tariff (FIT) policies to come...

solar cell

Commentary: Long-term solar material supply contracts increase losses during industry downturns

May 3, 14:47

Long-term solar material supply contracts seem to stabilize the financial performance of solar firms during good times, but increase the magnitude of losses during down times.

polysilicon

Taiwan-based solar cell maker quote higher than China-based makers

May 3, 14:12

Taiwan-based makers of solar cells currently quote US$0.45-0.5/W for energy conversion rates of 16.8-17.0%, while China-based makers offer lower prices of US$0.41-0.42/W in order...

solar cell

Digitimes Research: April 1 solar FIT cuts in Germany to negatively impact solar spot prices

May 2, 15:32

The German parliament adopted a bill introducng a new solar feed-in-tariff (FIT) policy at the end of March 2012. The new policy, which took effect on April 1, 2012, cuts FITs for...

China solar material firms hope for free access to international markets

May 2, 12:28

China-based polysilicon firms have been filing complaints against US- and South Korea-based polysilicon firms for dumping in the domestic market. In addition to these complaints,...

solar wafer

China polysilicon firms accuse US, Korea competitors of dumping

May 2, 11:28

The preliminary result of the US anti-dumping and anti-subsidy against China-based solar firms was to put a tariff less than 5% on solar product imports from China. This has been...

polysilicon

Taiwan solar firms write-off losses from long-term supply contracts

Apr 30, 10:58

Long-term material supply contracts with high procurement prices have been creating negative impacts on downstream solar firms. Some Taiwan-based solar firms have been performing...

solar wafer

Neo Solar Power reports slight rise in 1Q12 revenues

Apr 30, 10:57

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Neo Solar Power (NSP) has reported first-quarter 2012 consolidated revenues of NT$3.106 billion (US$106 million), up by 2.6% on quarter. Net losses were...

US solar market is cost-sensitive: Q&A with Chris O'Brien, head of market development at Oerlikon Solar

Apr 30, 09:58

The global solar market went through turbulences in 2011. The prospect for the solar market in 2012 is still unclear due to several incentive cuts by European governments and lack...

Oerlikon
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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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