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Solar trade war may backfire on US, says China media

Dec 8, 15:53

The anti-dumping and anti-subsidy probe taken up by the US government directed at China-based solar firms has been causing a stir in China, and according to local media, may end up...

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Digitimes Research: Shipments of solar modules from China major firms continue to increase in 2011

Dec 8, 15:33

The revenues accumulated by China-based large-size internationally-listed solar firms in the first half of 2011 were less than the revenues from the same period in 2010, but shipments...

Polysilicon spot price stabilizes at US$25/kg

Dec 8, 14:36

The spot price of polysilicon has been stabilizing around US$25/kg. Industry sources indicated the price has been closing in on the variable costs of many Europe- and US-based polysilicon...


Digitimes Research: Solar firms facing concerns over the ability to repay loans

Dec 7, 14:31

Since the second half of 2011, many solar firms have been suffering losses and possible bankruptcies. US-based Solyndra, Spectrawatt and Evergreen Solar all declared bankruptcy. Many...

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Inventory clear-outs by solar wafer firms coming to an end

Dec 7, 01:05

Since the beginning of fourth-quarter 2011, Taiwan-based solar wafer firms such as Green Energy Technology (GET), Sino-American Silicon (SAS) and Danen have been eager to clear out...

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Price of solar wafers steadies at US$1.10-1.20/unit

Dec 6, 01:15

The price drop of solar wafers has been leveling off, according to industry sources. Since the beginning of November, the average selling price (ASP) of solar wafers has been steady...

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Digitimes Research: Europe, US solar firms shifting focus to PV systems

Dec 2, 15:19

Due to changes in the incentive programs announced by various governments, the solar industry experienced a stall in shipments in the first half of 2011. The stall in the market caused...

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Commentary: Consolidation to get solar industry back on track

Dec 2, 10:56

The solar market has been experiencing large turbulences in 2011. No one is optimistic about the industry in the short run. However, the exit of unfit firms has become the main drive...

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Less competitive should exit the solar market: Interview with Motech chairman

Dec 1, 16:03

In November, Digitimes had the opportunity to speak with Simon Tsuo, chairman of Taiwan-based solar cell maker Motech, about market demand. Tsuo also gave his opinion on how the solar...

Technological improvement is crucial for Taiwan-based solar cell makers, says Motech chairman

Taiwan solar cell makers may benefit from US probe

Dec 1, 10:55

In the wake of the ongoing anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation taken by the US government, China-based solar firms reportedly are looking to work with Taiwan-based firms to...

Q-Cells CIGS thin-film technology reaches 17.4% efficiency

Nov 30, 11:20

Solibro, a subsidiary of Q-Cells SE, has marked a world record with its thin-film technology CIGS. Solibro's thin-film Q.SMART module technology is now the first in the entire thin-film...

REC cuts wafer production in Norway

Nov 30, 10:44

On the basis of further weakening of the solar market, Renewable Energy Corporation ASA (REC) has decided to initiate a process with the trade unions, with the intention to temporary...

Canadian Solar, Saferay implement 8.5MW solar power plant in Germany

Nov 30, 10:32

Canadian Solar, a China-based solar firm, has announced that it has supplied solar modules for an 8.5MW power plant in Lindenhof near Neubrandenburg in the German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern...

Digitimes Research: Government incentives boost US solar installations in 2011

Nov 30, 10:27

The solar PV market in the US has been growing rapidly since 2009 with annual growth of installations reaching more than 100%. Many large-size power stations and commercial solar...

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China solar firms with government support more likely to weather the current storm of low demand

Nov 30, 01:10

Some China-based solar firms are expected to shutdown operations and exit the market due to low demand. Industry sources indicated the firms that are experiencing problems are those...

Solar prices closing in on costs

Nov 29, 01:05

The price of solar products has been decreasing continuously. Industry sources indicated the price has been dropping close to variable costs. If the condition continues, pay cuts...

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Digitimes Research: Greater China solar product price decreases slightly

Nov 25, 16:51

The spot price of solar products in Greater China continued to show slight decreases his week (November 21-25) except the 125 mono wafers, according to Chihheng Liang, analyst of...

Price of solar cells continues to decrease due to inventory clear-outs

Only 56-75% of global PV module inventory meets market energy efficiency and brand requirements, says Gintech president

Nov 25, 12:17

The global inventory of solar modules is estimated at 6-8GW currently, but modules which meet market-required energy conversion rates and bank-designated brands for lending are only...

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GCL-Poly says investment in US on schedule

Nov 24, 12:26

GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, a China-based integrated solar firm, has said its planned investment in the US will follow the set schedule despite anti-dumping and anti-subsidy measures...

Suntech 3Q11 loss narrows

Nov 24, 11:56

Suntech Power Holdings, a China-based producer of solar panels, has announced financial results for its third fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2011.

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ReneSola reports falling 3Q11 revenues

Nov 24, 11:49

ReneSola, a China-based solar firm, has reported a sharp decline in its third-quarter 2011 revenues. Net revenues for the quarter came to US$189.1 million, down 24.2% on quarter and...

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Canadian Solar reports 3Q11 financial results

Nov 24, 10:56

Canadian Solar, a China-based solar firm, has announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011. Net revenue for the third quarter of 2011 was US$499.6 million,...

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China PV installations to surpass US, Japan markets in 2011, says Solarbuzz

Nov 23, 10:14

In the Asia Pacific region, the photovoltaic (PV) market is forecast to grow 39% on quarter and 130% on year in fourth-quarter 2011. Fourth-quarter 2011 installations of more than...

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Trina Solar announces falling 3Q11 revenues

Nov 22, 14:31

Trina Solar, a China-based integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) products from the production of ingots, wafers and cells to the assembly of PV modules, has announced...

China government plans to merge polysilicon firms

Nov 22, 01:05

The price of polysilicon has been falling significantly, affecting China-based firms. Hence, the China government plans to merge the various 60 polysilicon firms conducting business...


Solar industry to see more sunshine in 2013, says Solargiga

Nov 21, 14:41

China-based Solargiga Energy Holdings has indicated faith in the solar industry in the long-run. According to Tan Wen Hua, chairman and executive director of Solargiga, once the solar...

Digitimes Research: Price drops of solar products in Greater China begin to ease

Nov 18, 15:47

The spot prices of solar products in Greater China this weeks have been experiencing some leveling off, says Chihheng Liang, analyst of Digitimes Research. The leveling off is not...

Price drops of solar products in Greater China begin to ease

N-type monocrystalline solar cells have large market potential

Nov 18, 14:40

N-type monocrystalline solar cells which can achieve higher converison efficiencies than the conventional P-type multicrystalline solar cells have been gaining attention from solar...

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First Solar achieves 5GW solar PV production milestone

Nov 18, 09:56

US-based solar firm First Solar has announced cumulative production has reached 5GW, or 66 million solar modules, capable of generating enough clean electricity to power approximately...

Northland to purchase MEMC solar panels for Ontario projects

Nov 17, 11:36

Northland Power has announced that it has signed a master module supply agreement with MEMC Singapore, an affiliate of MEMC Electronic Materials (MEMC), to purchase solar PV modules...

Solar cell prices may rebound after reaching US$0.40/W

Nov 17, 11:08

Solar cell prices are likely to slump to as low as US$0.40 per watt, but should start to rebound after reaching the level due to little room for further falls, according to industry...

Global PV installations to hit 24GW in 2011, says IMS Research

Nov 16, 10:43

Global solar PV installations will reach 24GW in 2011 according to IMS Research. IMS Research found that despite the relatively weak start to the year, installations will rise by...

Cooperation with Foxconn ongoing, says GCL-Poly

Nov 16, 01:25

Foxconn (Hon Hai Precision Industry) plans to enter the solar market through cooperation with China-based GCL-Poly. Rumors of delayed cooperation have been circulating in the market...

Solar wafer quotes close to US$1.20/unit

Nov 16, 01:00

The price of solar wafers has drifted to US$1.20/unit as firms try to clear out inventories. This price is close to the cost of Taiwan-based solar wafer makers, according to industry...

Solartech denies acquisition rumors

Nov 15, 14:22

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Solartech has dismissed rumors about acquiring Top Green Energy. According to Solartech, market conditions have been fluctuating and therefore there...

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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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