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Solar-grade wafer makers adjust pricing in wake of US anti-subsidy measures

Jun 17, 21:26

Since the US Department of Commerce in early June imposed preliminary anti-subsidy tariffs on solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers, solar cells and PV modules imported from China,...

China PV firms seeking help from Taiwan peers to cope with US anti-dumping taxation

Jun 17, 10:56

China-based PV makers, expecting US anti-dumping tariffs to be announced in late July, have talked with Taiwan-based fellow makers about cooperation in an attempt to avoid such taxation,...

Taiwan solar cell makers to see utilization rates drop by end of June, says EnergyTrend

Jun 16, 14:10

Taiwan solar cell makers' utilizations remained high between the beginning of June and mid-June, but are expected to substantially drop by the end of the month, which will affect...

Taiwan solar cell makers lower quotes to US$0.40/W

Jun 16, 11:46

Taiwan-based polycrystalline silicon solar cell makers, viewing that China-based PV module makers have drastically reduced orders arising from US imposition of preliminary anti-subsidization...

Inventec sees PV business operations improve

Jun 13, 10:29

Inventec has seen an improvement in the operations of three PV subsidiaries, company chairman Richard Lee said at its 2014 shareholders meeting on June 12.

Neo Solar aims at 95MWp in PV system installations in 2014

Jun 12, 11:54

Solar cell maker Neo Solar Power has set a goal for its subsidiary PV EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) contractor General Energy Solutions (GES) to achieve 95MWp in total...

Delta Electronics to construct, operate PV power-generating station in Japan

Jun 11, 11:44

Delta Electronics is expanding its PV business by acquiring a plot of land in Japan to build a solar power-generation station, company chairman Yancey Hai has revealed.

Delta chairman Yancey Hai

AUO setting up largest rooftop PV station in Taiwan

Jun 9, 11:12

AU Optronics' (AUO) Solar Business Group is establishing Sungen Power, the largest rooftop PV power-generating station so far in Taiwan, at its panel factories in central Taiwan,...

Giga Solar PV silver paste supply 30% short of demand

Jun 9, 10:27

Taiwan-based PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials, due to booming demand for PV silver paste, has seen output short of total order volumes by 30% currently, according to...

Giga Solar chairman Chen Chi-jen (left)

EU may probe China-made PV products again, say Taiwan makers

Jun 6, 14:30

While the European Union (EU) has settled disputes over dumping and subsidization of China-made PV products with the China government voluntarily setting a floor export price and...

SAS, GET see May revenues increase

Jun 6, 10:40

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) on June 5 reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.381 billion (US$79.0 million) for May, hitting a...

Neo Solar launches new PV modules

Jun 4, 20:34

Crystalline silicon solar cell and PV module maker Neo Solar Power on June 4 unveiled three new PV modules at the 2014 Intersolar Europe exhibition taking place in Munich, Germany,...

Hulk Energy to sign CIGS supply deal at 2014 Intersolar Europe

Jun 4, 20:11

CIGS thin-film PV module maker Hulk Energy Technology is showcasing its products at 2014 Intersolar Europe taking place in Munich, Germany, during June 4-6 and will sign a long-term...

Solartech, Danen report strong May revenues

Stockwatch - Jun 4, 11:52

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Solartech Energy and solar wafer maker Danen Technology have reported strong consolidated revenues for May. Solartech posted a 33-month high of NT$931...

PERC newcomers faced with patent barriers

Jun 3, 13:42

While many Taiwan-based solar cell makers have started or plan to start producing PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) - a type of monocrystalline silicon solar cells - in a bid...

TSMC Solar employs ex-NREL principal scientist for CIGS R&D

Jun 3, 13:35

Taiwan-based CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film PV module maker TSMC Solar, a subsidiary of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), has employed Rommel Noufi,...

Europe solar PV demand stabilizes at 10GW in 2014, says Solarbuzz

May 30, 14:37

Solar photovoltaic (PV) demand from Europe is forecast to reach 10GW during 2014, down 7% on year, according to Solarbuzz. This will be the third consecutive year that solar PV demand...

Tatung setting up rooftop PV systems at central Taiwan schools

May 29, 12:22

Taiwan-based Tatung has been constructing rooftop PV systems at more than 70 public schools in central Taiwan and already unveiled the first one on May 28, according to the company...

Taiwan solar cell makers roll out PERC

May 29, 12:14

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, in response to demand from clients in Japan and the US, have stepped into production of PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell)...

Pico solar and solar home systems will reach 64 million in annual sales by 2024, says Navigant

May 28, 15:42

In recent years several new markets have opened up for solar photovoltaic (PV) consumer products, particularly for lighting, handset charging, and power for small DC appliances. Known...

Yingli Green Energy to set up 1GWp PV station, Shunfeng Photovoltaic to raise funds, say reports

May 27, 15:59

China-based Yingli Green Energy Holding, the world's largest PV module maker, will invest CNY8 billion (US$1.28 billion) to establish an operational center and a PV power-generating...

China solar-grade monocrystalline wafer maker LONGi expanding capacity

May 27, 11:47

China-based solar-grade monocrystalline silicon wafer maker Xi'an LONGi Silicon Materials has been expanding its production capacity.

China-based solar maker LDK receives bank loan to ease financial woes, say report

May 27, 11:37

China-based polysilicon and solar wafer maker LDK Solar has obtained syndicated loans of CNY2 billion (US$321 million) from 11 local banks to ease its financial troubles, according...

Giga Solar sees bigger share in PV silver paste market

May 23, 14:25

Taiwan-based PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials has seen increasing market share in the silver paste segment, heaping pressure on international competitors, such as DuPont,...

Proposed UK policy changes cause 215 solar PV farm prospects to be re-evaluated, says Solarbuzz

May 23, 12:25

The outcome of proposals for 215 ground-mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) farms in the UK, with capacities in excess of 5MW, are now being re-evaluated, according to Solarbuzz. This...

China market: Insurance to be offered to boost distributed PV system installations, says NDRC

May 22, 20:01

Viewing that distributed PV system installations (mainly rooftop) in China have so far lagged behind schedule due to high risks, China's National Development and Reform Commission...

Solar PV module shipments to grow 30% in 2014, says Solarbuzz

May 21, 14:09

The top 20 module suppliers to the solar PV industry are guiding an increase in annual shipments of more than 30% in 2014, according to Solarbuzz. Leading China module suppliers Trina...

Taiwan solar-grade wafer makers willing to buy equipment from China-based vendors

May 21, 13:52

Taiwan-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer makers will give priority to second-hand unused crystal-growing furnaces supplied by China-based makers when securing equipment...

Shunfeng Photovoltaic to expand Suntech Power PV module capacity, says report

May 20, 16:18

Shunfeng Photovoltaic International, a China-based maker of solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers, solar cells and PV modules as well as EPC (engineering, procurement, construction)...

Gintech tops Taiwan solar cell makers in 1Q14 profits

May 20, 12:25

Gintech Energy recorded net EPS of NT$0.60 (US$0.0198) for the first quarter of 2014, the highest among main Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers.

GCL-Poly, CSI set up solar cell joint venture

May 20, 11:15

China-based polysilicon and solar wafer maker GCL-Poly Energy Holdings and China-based solar cell maker CSI have set up a joint venture to make crystalline silicon solar cells with...

SAS finishes indirect acquisition of Germany-based Aleo Solar

May 19, 21:47

Taiwan-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) on May 19 announced that Sunrise Global Solar Energy, its subsidiary maker of monocrystalline...

GCL-Poly Energy sees increased 1Q14 polysilicon output

May 19, 14:21

China-based maker GCL-Poly Energy Holdings produced 16,022 tonnes of polysilicon in the first quarter of 2014, increasing 7.5% on quarter and 85.2% on year, according to the compan...

TBEA SunOasis set to overtake First Solar as largest solar EPC company in 2014, says IHS

May 19, 12:50

US-based First Solar delivered on expectations in 2013 to become the leading engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company in the global photovoltaic (PV) industry, even...

Taiwan polysilicon maker Powertec receives government funding

May 16, 11:37

Taiwan-based polysilicon maker Powertec Energy has obtained equity investment of NT$700 million (US$23.2 million) from Taiwan's National Development Fund through private placement,...

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    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.

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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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    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.

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    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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    Applied HCT Diamond Squarer for solar wafers

    Applied Materials has introduced ts new HCT Diamond Squarer system, which can reduce the cost of squaring silicon ingots by up to one-third while offering at least twice the cutting...

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