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LONGi and Zhonghuan to expand mono-Si solar wafer capacity

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Xi'an LONGi Silicon Materials and Zhonghuan Semiconductor, the two largest China-based makers of mono-Si solar wafers, will expand annual production capacitiy from 7.5GWp currently...

China aims to hike proportion of distributed PV systems

Mar 28, 15:58

The China government aims to increase the proportion of total PV installation capacity for distributed (rooftop) PV systems mainly through higher feed-in tariff rates than those for...

General Energy Solutions obtains joint lending of NT$800 million

Mar 28, 14:10

General Energy Solutions, a PV power generation investor, EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) contractor and operator, on March 27 signed for a 3-year syndicated loan of...

AUO completes largest rooftop PV system in Taiwan

Mar 24, 15:19

TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has completed a PV system established on roofs of two large buildings at its factory in northern Taiwan and the PV system, occupying roof area...

GET unveils light-weight PV modules

Mar 22, 11:42

Solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer and PV module maker Green Energy Technology (GET) has unveiled light-weight PV modules developed through cooperation with industrial design...

TSEC to set up 3.5MWp rooftop PV system in northern Taiwan, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 21, 14:41

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker TSEC has indicated that Forsun Energy, its subsidiary engaged in PV power generation EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) and operation,...

Japan PV makers to face impact from feed-in tariff cuts, says Nikkei

Mar 20, 15:50

The Japan government will lower feed-in tariff rates for renewable energy beginning April 2017, and for Japan-based PV makers, this is equivalent to ending favorable subsidization...

Taiwan market: Imported PV modules heat up competition

Mar 17, 12:01

Foreign PV module vendors have been tapping the Taiwan market by quoting prices lower than local suppliers, and this will impose potential risks on owners of PV power generation projects...

Neo Solar Power seeking partners to upgrade solar cell production in China

Mar 17, 10:54

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Neo Solar Power (NSP) is talking with first-tier China-based PV makers to introduce them as strategic partners via stake investment in NSP, and...

Xian LONGi Silicon Materials to set up joint-venture polysilicon factory

Mar 14, 15:37

Xian LONGi Silicon Materials, the largest China-based solar-grade monocrystalline silicon wafer maker, will set up a polysilicon factory on a joint venture basis with China-based...

Solartech Energy steps into floating PV systems

Mar 14, 12:09

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Solartech Energy on March 13 announced that its joint venture Sino Solar has obtained the right to set up floating PV systems with a total installation...

A floating PV system established on surface of a water body

Taiwan PV power generation growing fast, says MOEA

Mar 10, 16:04

Among all types of renewable energy in Taiwan, PV power generation, in particular, is growing fast, with generated electricity increasing from 173 million kWh in 2012 to 1.132 billion...

Neo Solar Power to cut manpower

Mar 9, 10:33

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Neo Solar Power (NSP), in response to reports that the company will reduce personnel by 40% due to plans to gradually quit production of polycrystalline...

Gintech, GET see February revenues decrease on year

Mar 7, 11:29

Solar cell maker Gintech Energy has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.116 billion (US$36.4 million) for February, increasing 0.99% sequentially but decreasing 31.11% on year...

SAS sees increased February revenues

Mar 7, 11:25

Solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.385 billion (US$143 million) for February, growing 8.34% on month and 92.58% on ye...

Motech poses losses for 2016

Stockwatch - Mar 7, 10:52

Solar cell maker Motech Industries has released its 2016 financial report, posting consolidated revenues of NT$28.963 billion (US$914 million), gross margin of 4.19%, net operating...

US review lowers anti-dumping tariffs on Taiwan solar cell makers

Mar 6, 11:09

The US Department of Commerce has reviewed anti-dumping tariffs imposed on Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers in 2014, and made an initial decision to lower rates...

Foxconn China-subsidiary cooperates with GCL System Integration on PV power generation projects

Mar 6, 10:43

FuYang Soleros Technology (Nan Yang), a wholly-owned Foxconn Electronics subsidiary and contractor for PV power generation projects in the China market, has cooperated with GCL System...

Neo Solar Power to phase out polycrystalline solar cell production

Mar 3, 11:17

Neo Solar Power (NSP) will phase out production of polycrystalline silicon solar cells due to increasing price competition from China-based makers, and will focus on PERC (passivated...

Neo Solar Power chairman and CEO Sam Hong

SunPower to set up PV module JV in China, say reports

Mar 1, 14:53

US-based SunPower will set up a joint-venture factory to make PV modules using stacked solar cells in Yixing City, eastern China, with China-based solar wafer maker Zhonghuan Semiconductor,...

Panasonic, Sharp capitalize on JCM to export PV modules, says report

Feb 21, 11:30

Panasonic and Sharp have exported PV modules to Costa Rica and Thailand respectively through the Japan government's Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM), according to Japan-based Ni...

China adds PV installation capacity of 34.54GWp in 2016, says CPIA

Feb 20, 13:29

A total PV installation capacity of 34.54GWp in power-generating stations and distributed systems was completed around China in 2016, accounting for 47% of the global total, according...

Taipei City Government opens PV power-generating station on restored landfill site

Feb 18, 11:13

The government of Taipei City, northern Taiwan, on February 17 held an inaugural ceremony for a PV power-generating station established on a 3-hectare (7.413 acres) green area restored...

AUO opens rooftop PV system in southern Taiwan

Feb 17, 13:54

AU Optronics (AUO) on February 16 inaugurated a rooftop PV system with installation capacity of 3.87MWp in Tainan City, southern Taiwan. The system is able to generate 4.84 million...

Rooftop PV system at AUO factory in the Tainan Technology Park

China market: PV demand expected to be hot in 1H17, turn cold in 2H17

Feb 16, 16:08

As the China government will lower PV feed-in tariffs for PV power-generating stations and distributed PV systems to be established after June 2017, there is expected to be a rush...

Delta Electronics announces deal with Thailand associate

Feb 16, 10:58

Taiwan-based Delta Electronics Inc (DEI) has announced the board of directors of its subsidiary Delta Electronics (Netherlands) BV (DEN) has agreed to a deal in which it will obtain...

China has 8 makers amid global top-10 PV module vendors in 2016, says firm

Feb 15, 23:06

Of the global top-10 PV module vendors by shipments in 2016, eight were China-based makers, reflecting China's domination of the global supply of PV modules, according to UK-based...

SolarWorld shift to mono-Si wafers due to inability to compete with China makers

Feb 13, 21:19

Germany-based PV maker SolarWorld has decided to adjust its production capacity to enhance its overall competitiveness through a gradual shift from producing solar-grade polycrystalline...

GCL-Poly Energy sets up polycrystalline black silicon wafer capacity

Feb 13, 11:35

China-based GCL-Poly Energy Holdings has set up 2GWp of annual capacity for solar-grade polycrystalline black silicon wafers and will expand to 10GWp eventually, according to the...

Hanwha Q Cells offers low PV module price in China

Feb 10, 09:49

South Korea-based PV maker Hanwha Q Cells won a supply contract for 280W PV modules made of monocrystalline silicon solar cells in the China market by bidding CNY2.6/W, equivalent...

South Korean makers benefit from PV rally in China

Feb 9, 15:10

Sharply increasing polysilicon imports into China foreshadow a new installation rally in the world's largest photovoltaics (PV) market ahead of the feed-in tariff cut on July 1, 2017...

Inventec expected to see new chairman and president

Feb 7, 11:54

Inventec is planning to have Inventec Solar Energy chairman Tom Cho take over the chairman position of Inventec after current chairman Richard Lee retires. Inventec's president Huang...

Digitimes Research: Panasonic developing smart towns

Feb 6, 16:01

Panasonic has been developing smart towns in Japan using in-house-developed technologies and products. Panasonic sees the development of smart towns as a new long-term business, according...

Giga Solar Materials to start production at factory in eastern China at end of March

Jan 24, 14:55

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials is constructing a factory in Yancheng City, eastern China, and will kick off production of PV silver paste, PV silver-aluminum paste...

Giga Solar Materials chairman Jimmy Chen

SAS looking for mergers, says chairman

Jan 23, 16:04

While Taiwan-based PV makers have generally been struggling in the adverse business climate, solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) remains in good financial health,...

SAS chairman MK Lu
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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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    AUO-sponsored Apollo VI

    AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that the company is one of the main sponsors of Apollo VI, a solar car created by Taiwan's National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences. Apollo...

    Photo: Company, Oct 17.

  • Suntech+HiPerforma+solar+module

    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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    AUO 14-inch solar-power touch keyboard notebook solution

    AU Optronics (AUO) has introduced a 14-inch solar-powered touch keyboard solution for notebook. The thickness of the solar module used in the solution is reduced to 2.1mm. The solar...

    Photo: company, Nov 3.

  • 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.

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