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First-tier China- and Taiwan-based solar makers see increased capacity utilization

Mar 13, 15:01

Mainly because vendors have replenished inventories in the first quarter of 2012, first-tier China- and Taiwan-based makers of solar products have seen utilization of their production...

solar cell

CIGS thin-film solar makers await for better market condition

Mar 12, 10:56

CIGS solar product makers may have to wait longer to prosper. The solar market has been off-balanced since 2011. This has been causing many solar firms to suffer losses. The market...

thin-film solar products

Digitimes Research: Solar prices in Greater China begin to fall due to Germany FIT cuts

Mar 9, 16:32

The announcement of Germany's new feed-in-tariff (FIT) cuts has stopped the price increases of solar products that began in February. Despite the fact that the Germany government...

solar modules

Commentary: One step closer to grid parity

Mar 9, 14:33

Germany has announced new feed-in-tariff (FIT) cuts that have larger magnitude than expected. The effects are likely to ripple across the supply chain. Digitimes met up with Davis...

solar panels

Motech reports rising February revenues

Mar 8, 15:30

Taiwan-based solar cell firm Motech has reported February consolidated revenues of NT$1.369 billion (US$46.42 million), up by 37.03% on month but down by 64.50% on year. The accumulated...

Germany aims 2012 installation target at 2.5-3.5GW

Mar 8, 14:52

The government in Germany has stated its targeted total solar installations of 2.5-3.5GW for 2012 remains unchanged, according to industry sources

Solar prices in Greater China unaffected by upcoming incentive cuts in Germany

Mar 8, 01:45

Industry sources have noted that so far solar cell prices in the Greater China region have not been affected by planned incentive cuts in Germany. The price of solar cells with conversion...

solar cell

Announcement of Japan renewable energy policy delayed to end of April

Mar 8, 01:40

The solar industry hoped Japan would announce renewable energy policies in January or February; however, any announcements have been delayed to the end of April. Industry sources...

solar cell

Germany solar incentive cuts may be moved back to April 1

Mar 7, 01:30

The effective date of Germany's new incentive cuts may be moved back to April 1, 2012 from the scheduled date March 9, said industry sources. The consideration of moving the date...

China will stop blind expansion of solar and windpower, says Premier Wen

Mar 6, 16:16

China's Premier Wen Jiabao opened the National People's Congress on February 5, 2012. During the opening speech, Premier Wen stated China intends to stop blindly expanding industries...

solar module

Pan Jit solar module subsidiary suffers bad debt of NT$1.2 billion from Italy-based client

Mar 6, 15:02

Taiwan-based rectifier diode maker Pan Jit International indicated that Aide Energy (Cayman) Holding, its subsidiary maker of solar cells and PV modules with production based in China,...

solar panels

Yingli Green Energy offers CNY5.18/W to win solar module supply for solar PV system in China

Mar 6, 14:29

China-based Yingli Green Energy Holding has won a contract to supply solar modules for a 30MWp solar PV system to be installed in Ningxia, northwestern China, by quoting as low as...

solar module

Low FIT to boost popularity of high conversion efficiency solar products

Mar 2, 16:00

As Germany cuts incentives, the era of low feed-in-tariff (FIT) for the solar industry has arrived. Germany also indicated the new incentive plan will only subsidize 85-90% of electricity...

solar panels

Germany incentive cuts to hit local solar PV system firms first

Mar 2, 14:46

The government in Germany plans to cut feed-in-tariffs (FIT) of small-size solar PV systems by 20% and large-size systems by 30%. In addition, systems that are above 10MW will not...

solar panels

China government hopes to build strong domestic solar industry, says report

Mar 1, 15:46

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) in China has announced its targets for the domestic solar industry in 2015, according to China-based Solar-PV.

solar panel

Japan PV Expo 2012: Taiwan firms showcasing high-efficiency products

Mar 1, 01:25

The solar market in Japan has been focused on rooftop solar PV systems. Hence high-efficiency solar products have been popular in this particular market. Taiwan-based firms such as...

Gintech mono cell

Germany incentive cut dissolves price increases hoped for by solar firms

Feb 29, 15:14

Germany has announced new incentive cuts will be initiated in March 9, 2012. The industry expected such measures to be taken in April 1, 2012, but never expected the date being moved...

solar panel

Japan PV Expo 2012: Industry leading firms eager to enter Japan solar market

Feb 29, 15:01

World Smart Energy Week 2012 is being held in Tokyo, Japan from February 29 to March 2, 2012. The exhibition includes Japan's largest solar show PV Expo 2012. According to host Reed...

Japan PV Expo 2012

Suntech tops 2011 solar PV module rankings, says IMS Research

Feb 29, 14:46

Suntech Power was the largest supplier of solar PV modules by shipment volumes for the second consecutive year, according to IMS Research. For the first time, it was also joined by...

First Solar announces 4Q11 and full year 2011 financial results

Feb 29, 14:35

US-based thin-film solar firm First Solar has announced financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2011. Fourth-quarter 2011 net sales were US$660 million,...

New incentive cuts in Germany may begin on March 9

Feb 24, 11:13

The German government announced new incentive cuts on February 23. For the feed-in-tariff (FIT) of solar PV systems under 10KW, the incentive cut will be 20%. For systems from 10KW-1MW,...

solar panel

April 1 solar incentive cut in Germany may be larger than expected, says industry source

Feb 24, 11:05

The government in Germany is expected to reduce feed-in tariffs for PV systems effective on April 1, 2012, with current rates to decrease 20% and 25% for small- and medium-scale roof-mounted...

solar panel

Solar PV balance of system market to reach US$24 billion in 2016, says IMS Research

Feb 24, 10:55

Solar PV balance of system (BOS) equipment revenues are projected to increase from US$17 billion in 2011 to close to US$24 billion in 2016, according to IMS Research. Whilst inverters...

Polysilicon price to stay at US$30/kg in March

Feb 23, 10:32

The spot price of polysilicon has been hovering between US$28-32/kg recently and is expected to stay steady at around US$30/kg in March, according to industry sources.

polysilicon

Gintech, CTCI joint venture reportedly begins solar power plant construction in the US

Feb 22, 01:25

Utech Solar, which is invested in by Taiwan-based solar cell firm Gintech and CTCI Corporation, is said to have begun construction of a 19.5MW solar PV power plant in New Jersey,...

Gintech

Taiwan solar wafer makers plan to hike prices in March

Feb 21, 14:34

Leading Taiwan-based makers of polysilicon solar wafers, viewing that orders are on the rise and current prices are lower than production costs, are negotiating with clients for an...

solar wafer

Digitimes Research: Sharp solar business continues to report declining revenues

Feb 20, 14:49

Japan-based Sharp recently announced results for its fiscal third-quarter 2011 (October 1, 2011-December 31, 2011). Due to decreasing sales of LCD TVs in Japan, falling prices of...

solar cell

Solar cell price steadies at US$0.50/W

Feb 20, 10:43

To reflect rising costs, solar cell makers have been holding prices at around US$0.50-0.55/W.

solar cell

Gintech in strategic cooperation with Europe-based Solar firm

Feb 17, 14:15

Gintech Energy, a Taiwan-based maker of solar cells, on February 16 announced the formation of 5-year strategic cooperation with a Europe-based solar company to use the latter's advanced...

Gintech

China tier-2 solar module prices fall below US$1/W in January 2012, says IMS Research

Feb 17, 11:42

The average price of China-based tier-2 solar modules fell to US$0.96/W in January 2012, according IMS Research. Annualized price declines (ignoring seasonality) slowed to 22% in...

SunPower reports 4Q11 and fiscal year 2011 results

Feb 17, 11:02

US-based solar firm SunPower reported fourth-quarter 2011 revenues of US$563.4 million, down from US$705.4 million in third-quarter 2011 and US$937.1 million in fourth-quarter 2010...

China-based polysilicon makers to resume production when prices rebound to US$47/kg

Feb 17, 10:43

Many China-based polysilicon makers which have temporarily stopped production plan to resume when prices rise from US$28/kg currently to US$47/kg, but leading China-based makers indicated...

polysilicon

Four China polysilicon firms demand government start anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation against US firms, according to China media

Feb 16, 16:22

Four China-based polysilicon firms, LDK, Jiangsu Zhongneng, Shannxi Tianhong Silicon Material, and China Silicon Corporation, have applied to the Ministry of Commerce in China, asking...

polysilicon

China taking blame for troubles at Germany solar firms, says report

Feb 16, 16:15

Germany-based solar firms have been blaming China-based peers for the severity of the market, according to China news media outlet NE21. The report noted that some Germany-based...

solar panels

Commentary: Solar supply chain in dire straits despite growing installations in 2011

Feb 16, 14:01

According to European Photovoltaic Industry Association, the global solar PV system installations reached 27.7GW in 2011, up by 70% compared to 16GW in 2010. However, the solar industry...

solar panel
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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.

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