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Taiwan denies rumors about ending feed-in tariffs scheme

12h 20min ago

Taiwan's Bureau of Energy, in response to rumors that the feed-in tariff scheme for renewable energy will come to an end, has clarified that renewable energy generators will be allowed...

Taiwan reliance on diamond wire-sliced solar wafers to surge in 4Q17

Aug 22, 12:00

As China-based poly-Si wafer makers are fast replacing slurry slicing with diamond wire slicing to reduce production cost, Taiwan-based solar cell makers have been compelled to adopt...

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Taiwan science ministry may introduce smart power storage system from Tesla

Aug 21, 10:52

With a recent massive power outage revealing the fragility of Taiwan's electrical grid and highlighting the need for power storage, the nation's Ministry of Science and Technology...

Tesla offers outstanding energy storage systems

Acer PV power station in Taiwan starts operation

Aug 21, 10:46

Acer has revealed it has started operating a PV power station at its high-tech industrial Aspire Park in Longtan, northern Taiwan. The station will have total capacity of 2.8MWp,...

PV power station at Acer's Aspire Park in Taiwan

China July PV installation estimated at 10.5GWp

Aug 21, 10:34

The PV power stations and distributed systems completed and on grid in China in July 2017 had an estimated total installation capacity of 10.5GWp, according to China Electricity Council...

Commentary: Taiwan faces challenges in energy transition

Aug 17, 11:49

Taiwan has set a policy to create a "nuclear-free homeland," aiming to phase out nuclear power generation by 2025, increase renewable energy and decrease coal-fueled power. However,...

TSEC to start production at new PV module plant in 1Q18

Aug 16, 21:38

Solar cell maker TSEC is constructing a PV module plant in southern Taiwan, looking to start production there in first-quarter 2018, according to company chairman Ellick Liao.

TSEC chairman Ellick Liao

NSP affiliate completes 225MWp PV systems in US

Aug 16, 12:24

Solar cell maker Neo Solar Power (NSP) has disclosed its affiliate Clean Focus Yield (CFY) has completed rooftop PV systems and ground-mounted power stations in the US totaling 225...

Commentary: Consolidation of Taiwan solar supply chain badly needed

Aug 15, 15:53

The integration of the supply chain of Taiwan's solar cell industry is a pressing job, as it is increasingly difficult for makers to survive volatile market situations and ever-expanding...

China market: Solar wafer makers may ask for lower tariffs for polysilicon imports in 2018

Aug 15, 14:49

China-based solar wafer makers who are adding production capacities that will come into operation in 2018 are expected to increase their demand for polysilicion and ask the government...

Robust silicon wafer, photoresist demand to boost Topco revenues in 3Q17

Aug 15, 11:51

IC materials distributor Topco Scientific is expected to report brisk sales results for the third quarter of 2017 thanks to strong demand for silicon wafers and photoresists, according...

GCL-Poly, Zhonghuan sign cooperation pact

Aug 15, 10:37

GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, China's biggest poly-Si solar wafer maker, and Zhonghuan Semiconductor, the second-largest China-based mono-Si solar wafer maker, have signed a framework...

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Inventec posts EPS of NT$0.54 for 2Q17

Aug 15, 10:24

Inventec has reported consolidated revenues of NT$111.12 billion (US$3.74 billion) for the second quarter of 2017 with net profits of NT$1.73 billion and of EPS NT$0.54, while consolidated...

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SAS turns profitability, Gigastorage remains in the red in 2Q17

Aug 11, 15:36

Solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) saw its second-quarter 2017 swing into profitability from three consecutive quarters of net losses, while fellow maker Gigastorage...

GlobalWafers posts record 2Q17 profit

Aug 9, 15:30

Taiwan-based GlobalWafers, a silicon wafer supplier, has reported net profits climbed to a record high of NT$1.29 billion (US$42.8 million) in the second quarter of 2017. EPS for...

GET suffers net loss per share of NT$1.63 for 1H17

Aug 9, 08:56

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.582 billion (US$85.0 million), gross margin negative 8.09%, net...

GET

China installs 24.4GWp PV power capacity in 1H17, says NEA

Aug 8, 15:00

PV power stations with total installation capacity of 17.29GWp and distributed systems with 7.11GWp were completed and on grid around China in first-half 2017, respectively decreasing...

Gintech, NSP July revenues fall sequentially

Aug 8, 08:33

Crystalline silicon solar cell makers Gintech Energy and Neo Solar Power have reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.130 billion (US$37.2 million) and NT$669.6 million respectively...

Motech sees net loss per share of NT$3.50 for 1H17

Aug 7, 20:45

Solar cell maker Motech Industries has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.598 billion (US$184 million), gross margin of -4.76%, net operating loss of NT$674.2 million, net loss...

China market: Polysilicon supply to decrease 15-20% in 3Q17

Aug 7, 14:53

Some polysilicon makers in China conducting regular maintenance at their production plants have seen their total monthly output decrease by over 5,000 tons and a major supplier has...

China defines 1.5GWp of higher-efficiency PV modules in 3rd-round model PV power-generating stations

Aug 7, 10:18

The China government has set a target total installation capacity of 8-10GWp for third round model PV power-generating stations and has defined 1.5GWp specifically to adopt higher...

TSEC cooperates with DuPont in PV module technology

Aug 7, 09:50

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker TSEC has cooperated with DuPont for PV module technology covering R&D of high-performance, high-reliability and durability materials for PV...

China to face environmental problems from decommissioned PV modules in 20 years, says CRES

Aug 4, 09:55

China has witnessed large-scale rollouts of PV power-generating stations and distributed PV systems, and consequently will face serious problems with environmental protection arising...

An estimated 70GW of PV modules are scheduled to be decommissioned in China in 2034

Solartech, Danen see mixed on-month growth in July revenues

Aug 2, 09:21

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Solartech Energy has reported July consolidated revenues of NT$615.5 million (US$20.3 million), decreasing 8.37% on month and 7.36% on year, while...

Solartech Energy president Chang Jin-long

Cumulative PV installation capacity in China to reach 174.5GWp in 2020

Aug 1, 14:53

China's National Energy Administration, for the 13th Five-year (2016-2020) National Development Plan, has upward adjusted target cumulative total PV installation capacity for 2020...

Taiwan solar cell makers see improved operations

Aug 1, 11:37

Taiwan-based solar cell makers have seen improved operations due to rebounding demand, with some having already returned to profitability, according to industry sources.

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Taiwan solar cell makers ask for government help

Jul 31, 20:48

Taiwan's solar cell makers facing the grim prospect of being forced out of the market hope the government can help consolidate the local industry to revie its competitiveness, according...

AUO subsidiary to set up rooftop PV systems in CTSP

Jul 31, 10:33

TronGen Power, a subsidary of AU Optronics (AUO), will set up a rooftop PV system with installation capacity of 1.5MWp on a factory building belonging to Corning Taiwan and another...

A rooftop PV system established at a water distribution reservoir

Renewable energy still not stable power supply, says Siemens executive

Jul 28, 16:03

While renewable energy is crucial to the success in transforming the world's energy structure, it is still unable to serve as a stable and reliable power supply, according to Cedrik...

Cedrik Neike, a member of managing board of Siemens AG, at Green + Together

Taiwan market: Sunny Founder scores points in PV crowdfunding

Jul 26, 20:11

Sunny Founder has finished crowdfunding for 11 rooftop PV systems in Taiwan since operation began in October 2016, with investors in four rooftop systems beginning to receive return...

Taiwan solar cell makers lag in using diamond wire-sliced solar-grade polycrystalline wafers

Jul 26, 15:49

While China-based solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer makers are speeding up replacement of slurry slicing ingots with diamond wire slicing to reduce production costs, and the...

China may hike 2020 target cumulative PV installation capacity to 150GWp, says IHS

Jul 26, 11:17

The China government is likely to raise the target for cumulative total installation capacity in the 13th Five-year National Development Plan (2016-2020) for PV power-generating stations...

India reportedly to start anti-dumping probe into PV products from China, Taiwan, Malaysia

Jul 25, 20:49

India's Directorate General of Anti-Dumping and Allied Duties (DGAD) has informed China's embassy that it will announce an anti-dumping investigation into PV products from China,...

China sets standards for 3rd-round model PV power-generating stations

Jul 25, 10:44

China's National Energy Administration, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and Certification and Accreditation Administration have jointly announced performance requirements...

Xi'an LONGi Silicon Materials completes 600MWp of distributed PV systems in China in 1H17

Jul 21, 09:40

China-based Xi'an LONGi Silicon Materials completed over 100 distributed PV systems with total installation capacity of about 600MWp in China in the first half of 2017, taking up...

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