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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,...

After 5-year absence, Sharp Solar returns as number 1 PV module supplier in 1Q14, says Solarbuzz

May 15, 14:07

Sharp Solar returned to the top of the solar photovoltaic (PV) module shipment rankings during the first quarter of 2014, after a five year absence, according to Solarbuzz.

China polysilicon maker Daqo New Energy to expand capacity

May 15, 12:08

China-based polysilicon maker Daqo New Energy has almost doubled its annual production capacity from 6,200 tonnes to 12,000 tonnes in an expansion project totaling US$22 million,...

Taiwan solar-grade wafer makers uninterested in producing monocrystalline models

May 14, 15:31

While Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have been generally shifting to, or increasing production of, monocrystalline solar cells to meet growing demand, Taiwan-based...

Gigastorage sees operating profit, SAS suffers loss in 1Q14

May 14, 12:28

Solar wafer maker Gigastorage generated gross margin of 13.99% and net operating profit of NT$260 million (US$8.6 million) for the first quarter, while fellow maker Sino-American...

PV silver paste in short supply, says Giga Solar Materials chairman

May 13, 20:27

PV silver conductive paste is currently in short supply due to a shortage of silver powder. The shortage will continue until July-August 2014, chairman Chen Chi-jen of Taiwan-based...

Giga Solar chairman Chen Chi-jen

China polysilicon makers disappointed by government anti-dumping tariffs

May 13, 14:11

Most of China-based polysilicon makers are disappointed with the punitive tariff rates their government is going to impose on polysilicon imports from the US, South Korea and Europe,...

Gintech, GET plan to merge subsidiaries

May 13, 11:15

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Gintech Energy plans to merge with PV module maker Apollo Solar Energy, a subsidiary solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET), while GET plans...

Green Energy Technology 1Q14 net loss shrinks over 80% sequentially

May 12, 21:45

Taiwan-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) suffered a net loss of NT$131 million (US$4.3 million) for the first quarter, an improvement...

Some Taiwan solar wafer makers mulling merger with China firms

May 9, 16:24

Major China-based solar wafer makers reportedly have contacted Taiwan-based fellow makers about the possibility of mergers. Taiwan-based makers, due to continued operating losses...

Global market share for monocrystalline solar cells may rise, say Taiwan makers

May 7, 15:18

Since the polycrystalline silicon solar cell sector has come to a bottleneck hiking energy conversion rates and cost is increasing, monocrystalline silicon solar cells seem to have...

Neo Solar, Gigastorage April revenues hit records

Stockwatch - May 7, 11:06

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers Neo Solar Power, Gintech Energy and Solartech Energy as well as solar wafer makers Gigastorage and Green Energy Technology (GET)...

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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.

  • AUO+14%2Dinch+solar%2Dpower+touch+keyboard+notebook+solution

    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.

  • Applied+HCT+Diamond+Squarer+for+solar+wafers+

    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...

    Photo: Company, Oct 7.

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