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Energy storage systems for microgrids to reach nearly US$4.2 billion in market value by 2024, says Navigant Research

May 23, 12:21

Delivering services both to microgrids and, in the case of grid-tied systems, to the centralized grid, energy storage is becoming an essential enabling technology for all types of...

Microinverters and DC power optimizers to be critical to grid-scale integration, says firm

Feb 27, 13:57

One part power electronics and one part networking and communications technology, microinverters and DC optimizers (commonly referred to as module-level power electronics, or MLPEs)...

Renewable energy will supply at least 5% of power demand for the mining industry by 2022, says firm

Feb 18, 15:36

The mining industry, which uses tremendous amounts of energy each year, is on the verge of changing the way it manages energy. More remote operations, rising energy prices, and the...

Taiwan to open 4th nuclear power plant in 2105, says MOEA

Jan 8, 14:23

The first generator of Taiwan's fourth nuclear power plant located in the northeastern coast is expected to come into operation in 2015, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs...

Digitimes Research: Used automobile lithium batteries could store renewable energy

Jan 24, 14:54

US-based automobile maker GM has been conducting R&D with professionals in different industries on the possibility of storing energy on used automobile lithium batteries.

Delaying electricity price hikes may curb green energy development, says Executive Yuan Minister

Sep 21, 11:25

The Ministry of Economic Affairs in Taiwan has announced a temporary halt to the planned second wave of increases in electricity prices. Industrial firms will save around 10% of their...

Commentary: Poland has potential to build a strong renewable energy sector

Jun 14, 15:45

Compared to countries in the same region, Poland seems promising. From the printed version of The Economist on June 9, Poland's latest GDP was 3.5%. This relatively high...

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...

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

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,...

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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...

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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...

Motech expects April-May orders in excess of production capacity

Apr 26, 15:17

Motech has been operating at full capacity since the Lunar New Year holidays due to a demand rebound and effects from the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations by the US government...

Motech solar cells

Backside passivation catches attention from China, Taiwan solar makers

Apr 25, 11:57

Many China- and Taiwan-based solar makers have shown interest in backside passivation technology and the corresponding equipment for making solar cells with energy conversion efficiencies...

solar panels

Germany 2Q12 solar PV system installations likely to exceed expectations

Apr 25, 11:16

Solar PV system installations in Germany are likely to exceed expectations in the second quarter, according to market observers. New policies call for all installation projects registered...

Orders in 2Q12 better than expected, say solar makers

Apr 25, 01:15

Demand in the solar market in the second quarter has been better than expected due to a surge of installations in Italy before the upcoming incentive cuts. Taiwan-based solar cell...

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Applied Materials acquires new solar technology

Apr 24, 15:21

US-based equipment firm Applied Materials recently acquired Varian Semiconductor Equipment. Varian has the technology to reduce the 20 steps of interdigitated back contact (IBC),...

Applied Materials

Japan new FIT rate likely to be JPY42/kWh

Apr 24, 14:31

The Japan government is expected to announce a new feed-in-tariff rate for solar PV system installations in July 2012. The new rate is reportedly around JPY42/kWh (US$0.52/kWh). Buy-back...

Commentary: US protectionism on domestic solar industry may backfire

Apr 23, 16:14

The US government has been taking up anti-dumping and anti-tariff investigations against China-based solar firms. According to LA Times, the US government recently announced the import...

Commentary: Taiwan has little interest in installing PV systems on its own land

Apr 20, 12:12

The Taiwan government recently announced a plan to increase electricity prices in May 2012. Compared to a country like Germany with average electricity price of NT$8/kWh, Taiwan's...

Gintech solar cell

Applied Materials holds solar technology innovation summit conference in China

Apr 20, 12:11

Applied Materials' Solar Technology Center in Xi'an, western China, will hold a solar technology innovation summit on April 20, according to the company. The center is an R&D...

Solar firms need to actively engage in technological improvements: Q&A with Wen-Whe Pan, president and COO of Gintech

Apr 19, 15:54

During weak market conditions in 2011, Taiwan-based solar cell maker Gintech was the first firm in Taiwan to return to full capacity in fourth-quarter 2011. Digitimes conducted an...

Wen-whe Pan, president and COO of Gintech

Commentary: The paradox of a globalized solar supply chain

Apr 19, 15:00

Like any market in the world, the global solar market lives and breathes globalization. But unlike some markets in the world, the global solar market depends heavily on government...

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Surplus supply of polysilicon pressures pricing, says IHS iSuppli

Apr 19, 11:51

An ongoing surplus in the production of polysilicon, the key raw material in the solar industry, will lead to excess supply, leading to further erosion in its pricing, according to...

Back wiring for solar cells needs downstream cooperation, say Taiwan makers

Apr 19, 01:10

Taiwan-based solar cell makers have said there are difficulties to adopting back wiring for solar cells in the short-run because it requires cooperation with downstream solar module...

solar cell

DelSolar aims to increase monocrystalline solar cell efficiency above 19% in 2012

Apr 18, 01:10

DelSolar, a subsidiary of Delta Electronics, aims to increase polysilicon solar cell conversion efficiency from 17.2-17.3% to 18% and monocrystalline solar cell efficiency to above...

Lidon Chen, president of DelSolar

Taiwan solar firms may seek government help in possible lawsuits with Europe-based polysilicon suppliers

Apr 17, 15:33

Taiwan-based solar firms signed long-term material supply contracts with Europe-based firms when polysilicon was in shortage. But due to low demand currently, Taiwan-based firms have...

solar cell

China state-run corporations eager to enter solar industry, says report

Apr 16, 15:19

A report from China Business Media, a China-based news outlet, has indicated that China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC) plans to acquire Canadian Solar, a China-based...

Commentary: Taiwan at crossroads of polysilicon production

Apr 16, 15:17

The solar industry in Taiwan has not been able to achieve self-sufficiency for polysilicon materials. In the past when polysilicon was experiencing undersupply, Taiwan-based solar...

Taiwan market: Individual solar PV systems face difficulties in financing

Apr 16, 14:23

The government of Taiwan recently announced electricity price hikes, and this may help spur growth of solar PV installations in the country. However, the government indicated the...

Government incentives continue to finance development of solar PV semiconductor market, says GBI Research

Apr 16, 12:14

Government incentives that encourage investment in renewable energies will continue to drive technological advances in the global semiconductor market, according to GBI Research.

SAS vows to turn Covalent profitable

Apr 16, 12:09

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon (SAS) recently announced the acquisition of Japan-based semiconductor firm Covalent. According to Doris Hsu, president of SAS,...

Taiwan market: Energy price hike may promote rooftop solar PV systems

Apr 16, 11:52

The Taiwan government plans to raise off-peak power rates for industrial use by 60%, and this may encourage manufacturers to apply to install solar PV systems on the roofs of their...

solar panels

Solar PV module suppliers switch tactics as wafer prices fall 70%, says IMS Research

Apr 12, 14:19

The average price of solar wafers in the first quarter of 2012 fell by more than 70% in a year, according to IMS Research. This dramatic price collapse, caused by a global oversupply,...

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  • Taiwan market: Everlight Electronics expected to ship 2.6 million LED light bulbs in 2014

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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...

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