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China solar cell makers keep changing PV silver paste suppliers

Mar 10, 11:26

China-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have kept changing suppliers of PV silver paste in order to find the best materials for their production, according to PV industry...

PV makers to invest over US$5 billion in 2016 for new capacity and technology upgrades, says report

Mar 10, 11:00

The solar photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing sector is forecast to increase capital expenditure (capex) on new factories and technologies in 2016 by more than 60% compared to 2012, when...

Green Energy Technology to introduce new investors

Mar 9, 15:16

Solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) will introduce strategic investors through private placement and is talking with two targets, according...

Taiwan, China PERC solar cell production not smooth as expected

Mar 9, 11:06

Taiwan- and China-based solar cell makers have seen issues with PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) production due to equipment suppliers' adjustment of manufacturing process,...

Trina Solar 2015 PV module shipments up 51.8% on year

Mar 8, 12:22

China-based Trina Solar shipped 1.776GWp of PV modules in the fourth quarter of 2015, leading to shipments of 5.74GWp in 2015 which hiked 51.8% on year, according to the company.

Motech reports net loss per share of NT$1.37 for 2015

Mar 8, 10:58

Solar cell maker Motech Industries has published its 2015 financial report, recording consolidated revenues of NT$24.754 billion (US$754 million), gross margin of 6.65%, net operating...

SAS plans to merge with PV makers, say chairman

Mar 7, 12:14

Solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) is evaluating some PV makers for possible mergers, with priority given to poly-Si solar cell makers, according to company chairman...

SAS chairman MK Lu

Motech Industries obtains BSI water footprint certification

Mar 7, 11:01

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Motech Industries has obtained water footprint certification for its IM156-series solar cells from UK-based British Standards Institution (BSI),...

Neo Solar, Gintech, Giga Solar February revenues down on month, up on year

Mar 7, 10:40

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Neo Solar Power saw its February consolidated revenues of NT$1.735 billion (US$51.9 million) decrease 17.10% on month but increase 18.30% on year,...

SolarWorld has Motech subject to US review of anti-dumping tariffs

Mar 3, 09:00

SolarWorld AG has asked for Motech Industries to be put under review by the US Department of Commerce for anti-dumping tariffs imposed on Taiwan-based solar cell makers in December...

Delta Electronics supplies automatic sun tracking solution to US-based SolarReserve

Feb 26, 16:02

Delta Electronics has supplied an in-house-developed automatic sun tracking solution to SolarReserve, a US-based solar power generation developer, for its Crescent Dunes Solar Energy...

Jinneng, SunEdison cooperate in R&D of N-type monocrystalline HIT silicon solar cells

Feb 25, 12:05

China-based Jinneng Group has formed a strategic partnership with US-based renewable energy development firm SunEdison for R&D of N-type monocrystalline HIT (heterojunction with...

Trina Solar takes over plant from Solland Solar Cells

Feb 25, 11:57

China-based PV module maker Trina Solar has signed with Netherlands-based Solland Solar Cells BV for its Netherlands-based subsidiary Trina Solar Netherlands to acquire the latter's...

PV installations on farmland in China in dispute

Feb 24, 15:25

Establishing PV power-generating stations or distributed PV systems on farmland is important towards China's aims to boosting PV power generation in its 13th Five-year Development...

Taiwan plans to allow PV power stations on inarable land

Feb 23, 12:07

The Taiwan government plans to allow PV power stations to be built on contaminated land not suitable for farming and land with serious subsidence, according to vice economics minister...

LONGi to take over Malaysia solar wafer plant from SunEdison

Feb 22, 11:53

China-based mono-Si solar wafer maker Xi'an LONGi Silicon Materials has signed with US-based renewable energy development firm SunEdison to acquire the latter's solar wafer factory...

Tainergy Tech nets NT$1.10 per share for 2015

Stockwatch - Feb 22, 10:30

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Tainergy Tech generated net EPS of NT$1.10 for 2015, according to the company.

Taiwan government urged to boost PV power generation

Feb 19, 16:09

Executives from three local PV firms have jointly urged the Taiwan government to step up efforts promoting PV power generation to phase out the country's nuclear power plants and...

GET may turn profitable in 1Q16

Feb 19, 15:21

Solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) is likely to swing to profits in first-quarter 2016 after posting net operating losses for 19 consecutive quarters, thanks to strong...

TSEC to expand solar cell capacity to 1.3GWp by end of 2016

Feb 17, 11:08

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker TSEC expanded its annual production by 120MWp to 830MWp in total in early February and will further add 120MWp in March-May, and 350MWp possibly...

Neo Solar Power seeking joint-venture PV module production in Vietnam

Feb 17, 10:54

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Neo Solar Power is seeking Vietnam-based partners for setting up a joint-venture PV module factory with annual production capacity of 600-800MWp...

Neo Solar Power January revenues down on month, up on year

Feb 15, 10:48

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Neo Solar Power saw consolidated revenues of NT$2.093 billion (US$62.5 million) decrease 20.71% on month but increase 38.83% on year, according...

CSI to expand production capacity

Feb 15, 10:41

China-based integrated PV maker CSI will expand production capacity by setting up 1GWp of solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer capacity, 1GWp of crystalline silicon solar cell capacity...

China records PV installation capacity of 15.13GWp in 2015, says NEA

Feb 5, 12:35

Total PV installation capacity in China in 2015 amounted to 15.13GWp, attaining 85% of the target of 17.8GWp, according to China's National Energy Administration (NEA).

China PV module makers ask Taiwan makers to lower solar cell prices

Feb 4, 12:32

China-based PV module makers, in view of high inventory levels and an unexpected decrease in demand in the US market, have asked Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers...

Green Energy Technology January revenues hit 57-month high

Feb 3, 12:18

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) on February 2 reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.720 billion (US$51.3 million) for January, the highest...

Giga Solar Materials to restore normal shipments of PV silver paste in March

Feb 2, 15:50

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials has temporarily reduced shipments of PV silver paste due to short supply of silver powder from Japan-based Dowa Hightech. The company...

Giga Solar Materials expected to net NT$39-40 per share for 2015

Feb 2, 14:44

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials recorded net EPS of NT$27.73 (US$0.845) for January-September 2015 and, due to continued booming sales of PV silver paste, is expected...

PV silver paste makers hike prices due to shortage of silver powder

Feb 2, 12:13

Due to a shortage in global supply of silver powder arising from an accident at Japan-based Dowa Hightech's factory in early January 2016, some PV silver paste maker have increased...

Motech to increase solar cell capacity in China

Jan 28, 10:16

Solar cell maker Motech Industries, in order to hike production capacity in China, will shift part of its production capacity from Taiwan to its two factories in China, with the proportions...

Tainergy expected to report profit for 2015, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 27, 11:11

Solar cell maker Tainergy Tech is expected to record net EPS of NT$0.90-1.00 (US$0.027-0.030) for 2015, according to the Chinese-language newspaper Economic Daily News (

Global revenues from solar PV installations expected to top US$1.2 trillion from 2015-2024, says Navigant

Jan 25, 14:03

The global electric power industry is evolving into a model that offers more diversity, both in terms of generation and in the ownership of generation assets, and solar photovoltaic...

Neo Solar Power lowers utilization at PV module plant

Jan 25, 11:39

Solar cell maker Neo Solar Power, in response to decreased orders for PV modules, has lowered the utilization of production capacity at its PV module factory in Chunan, northern Taiwan,...

China enterprises plan to step into production of N-type HIT solar cells

Jan 22, 12:32

China-based enterprises, including Tianjin Zhinghuan Semiconductor, Jinneng Clean Energy Technology and China Power International Development, plan to invest in development and production...

SAS adopts Huawei Technologies-developed FusionSolar smart PV solution

Jan 22, 10:32

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) on January 21 had its Cayman Islands-registered subsidiary SAS Sunrise sign an MoU with China-based...

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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.

  • 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.

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