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China on-grid PV installation capacity reaches 6.32GWp in areas covered by major networks in 1H15

Jul 27, 20:09

The PV power-generating stations and distributed PV systems completed and connected to local power grids in areas covered by the five nationwide power generating and distributing...

Insufficient on-grid capacity hinders development of PV power generation in China

Jul 27, 13:09

While the establishment of PV power-generating stations in China is increasing fast, connecting these stations to local power grids and distributing generated electricity to end users...

China to approve pilot PV power-generating stations with 2-3GWp annual installation capacity

Jul 27, 12:59

China's National Energy Administration (NEA), in a bid to boost advanced PV power-generating technology, will approve 2-3 pilot PV power-generating stations featuring advanced technology...

China PV installation capacity in 2H15 estimated at 12-13GWp, says CPIA

Jul 24, 10:58

The total installation capacity of PV power-generating stations and rooftop systems to be established in China in the second half of 2015 is estimated at 12-13GWp, according to the...

Prices for solar cells produced outside Taiwan, China expected to rise 2-3% in August

Jul 24, 10:55

As demand for crystalline silicon solar cells produced in countries other than Taiwan and China has rebounded mainly due to higher than expected US final anti-dumping and anti-subsidization...

Annual revenues from global solar PV installations expected to surpass US$151 billion in 2024, says Navigant

Jul 22, 14:24

Following years of module oversupply and artificially low pricing, solar photovoltaic (PV) is expected to soon shift from a high-cost, subsidized source of energy to a growing market...

Gintech expects Tongwei investment to accelerate Thailand solar cell plant project

Jul 22, 11:17

China-based Tongwei Group will invest NT$850 million (US$27.4 million) for a 10% stake in Taiwan-based solar cell maker Gintech Energy, and Gintech has said the investment will enable...

Thailand official visits Gintech

Jul 21, 10:50

In response to Gintech Energy's investment to set up a solar cell factory in Thailand, executive director Seksan Ruangwohan for Investment Promotion Bureau 3 under Thailand's Board...

China-based Tongwei to acquire 10% stake in Gintech

Jul 20, 21:31

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Gintech Energy on July 20 announced that China-based Tongwei Group will subscribe to its 50 million new shares issued for private placement at...

PERC solar cell equipment in short supply, say Taiwan makers

Jul 20, 09:59

As Taiwan- and China-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have adopted a PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) process to hike energy conversion rates, PERC equipment is...

Win Win Precision obtains TUV certification for 300W PV module

Jul 15, 11:28

Taiwan-based Win Win Precision Technology has disclosed it has obtained IEC 61215 and IEC 61730 certification by Germany-based TUV Rheinland for a PV module made of 60 PERC (passivated...

US revised tariffs weaken competitiveness of China PV modules

Jul 10, 15:50

The US Department of Commerce has finalized the revisions to anti-dumping and anti-subsidization tariff rates originally imposed on China-based PV module makers in October 2012, hiking...

GCL-Poly Energy to set up solar-grade monocrystalline wafer capacity

Jul 8, 14:27

China-based solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer maker GCL-Poly Energy Holdings will extend production to solar-grade monocrystalline wafers through setting up annual production...

Motech, Neo Solar, Gigastorage post strong results for June

Jul 8, 12:03

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Motech Industries has reported June consolidated revenues of NT$2.136 billion (US$68.9 million), a 21-month high level with growth of 28.90% on...

Hulk Energy obtains Fraunhofer ISE certification for CIGS thin-film PV modules

Jul 8, 12:00

CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film PV module maker Hulk Energy Technology has obtained maximum power generation certification by Germany-based Fraunhofer Institute for...

Gintech sees increased June revenues

Jul 7, 11:41

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Gintech Energy has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.427 billion (US$46.0 million) for June, increasing 15.57% sequentially and 55.60% on...

Giga Solar reports record sales for June

Jul 7, 11:04

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.304 billion (US$42.1 million) for June, hitting a monthly record for the third consecutive...

SAS starts construction of PV power-generation station in Philippines

Jul 6, 22:00

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) has had its Cayman Islands-registered subsidiary SAS Sunrise begin construction of Sepalco, a PV power-generating...

SAS June revenues hit record

Jul 6, 21:48

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) on July 6 reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.597 billion (US$83.8 million) for June, hitting a...

Giga Solar acquires PV power-generating station in Japan

Stockwatch - Jul 6, 10:31

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials has had its Japan-based subsidiary acquire a PV power-generating station under construction in Fukuoka Prefecture, southwestern Japan,...

China-based Xi'an LONGi lowers prices for M2 solar-grade monocrystalline wafers for Taiwan solar cell makers

Jul 3, 10:48

China-based Xi'an LONGi Silicon Materials has lowered quotes for M2 (large-size) solar-grade monocrystalline silicon wafers for Taiwan-based solar cell makers, company president Li...

Solartech, Danen June revenues up sequentially

Jul 2, 11:17

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Solartech Energy has reported June consolidated revenues of NT$981 million (US$31.7 million), increasing 38.56% on month and 18.31% on year, while...

GET to outsource production of solar-grade silicon wafers to Eversol

Jul 1, 20:12

Solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) on July 1 announced that it will outsource solar ingot production and wafer slicing to Eversol.

Taiwan solar cell makers should consolidate, says Motech CEO

Jul 1, 15:16

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, are facing the impact of US anti-dumping tariffs and increasing competition from China and other countries, have to consolidate...

First-tier China makers to sell solar production lines, say Taiwan makers

Jul 1, 11:58

Several first-tier China-based PV makers, in an attempt to reduce operating burdens and concentrate resources on product lines or business with significant international competitiveness,...

Tainergy obtains solar cell orders with shipments scheduled through August

Jul 1, 11:41

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Tainergy Tech has received orders with shipments scheduled through August, company chairman Frank Hsieh said at a company shareholders meeting...

Solar cell makers lower prices

Jun 29, 14:33

Solar cell makers in countries other than China and Taiwan have lowered quotes for polycrystalline models from US$0.37-0.38/W to US$0.35-0.36/W, according to industry sources in Ta...

Green Energy Technology to hike prices by 5% in July

Jun 26, 15:48

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET), in view of booming orders, will hike quotes by about 5% in July, company president Swean Lin said at the...

Green Energy Technology president Swean Lin

Solartech Energy to expand PERC polycrystalline solar cell capacity

Jun 26, 11:46

Solartech Energy will expand annual production capacity of PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) polycrystalline silicon solar cells with an average energy conversion rate of 18.8%...

Monocrystalline solar cells face increasing competition from PERC polycrystalline models

Jun 26, 11:34

While global demand for crystalline silicon solar cells and PV modules has being rising, demand for monocrystalline solar cells and PV modules has appeared to be weak mainly due to...

SAS to set up overseas subsidiary for investment in PV power generation

Jun 26, 10:58

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) will set up a subsidiary to be registered in the Cayman Islands, SAS Sunrise, specifically for investment...

Gigastorage aims for full capacity utilization in 3Q15

Jun 23, 12:29

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Gigastorage is currently utilizing 80% of its production capacity of 700MWp and, in view of increasing orders, hopes that capacity can...

Gintech Energy hopes to turn operations into profitability in 3Q15

Jun 22, 23:55

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Gintech Energy, viewing that its production capacity is being fully utilized due to booming orders, expects demand to exceed capacity in July...

Gintech Energy chairman and CEO Wennet Pan at the 2015 shareholder meeting

Taiwan ranks 3rd among China polysilicon suppliers in April

Jun 22, 23:44

China imported 10,897 tons of solar-grade polysilicon in April 2015, with 1,851 tons (or 16.99%) coming from Taiwan, behind only the 3,785 tons from South Korea and 3,667 tons from...

PV modules shipped from Taiwan, Malaysia detained at Rotterdam seaport

Jun 18, 15:04

1.5 million PV modules equivalent to 50MWp in total capacity, shipped from Taiwan and Malaysia have been detained at the Port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands, due to suspected circumvention...

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