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Japan PV market demand may drastically fall in 2015, say Taiwan makers

Jul 7, 11:14

The Japan government is likely to reduce in feed-in tariff rates for PV systems with installation capacities over 1MWp in fiscal year 2015 (April 2015-March 2016) and consequently,...

SAS June revenues hit record for 4th time straight, Giga Solar sees record revenues for June

Stockwatch - Jul 4, 15:51

Taiwan-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) on July 3 reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.479 billion (US$82.6 million) for June,...

South Korea suppliers competing in Taiwan PV material market

Jul 4, 10:43

Samsung C&T's subsidiary in Taiwan began selling crystalline silicon wafers, conductive pastes, components and materials used in making solar cells andmodules in the local market...

Solartech, Danen see mixed sequential growth in June revenues

Stockwatch - Jul 2, 14:24

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell maker Solartech Energy had June consolidated revenues of NT$829 million (US$27.5 million) decreasing 10.98% on month while solar-grade...

China makers call for punitive taxation on polysilicon imported via EPZs

Jul 2, 12:37

The China government has imposed anti-dumping and anti-subsidization tariffs on solar-grade polysilicon imported from the US, Europe and South Korea, but much of the US-produced polysilicon...

Taiwan makers to hike monocrystalline solar cell output

Jul 2, 10:29

Taiwan-based polycrystalline silicon solar cell makers, due to increasing price competition from China-based makers, plan to increase or step into production of monocrystalline models,...

Green Energy Technology may swing to profitability in 3Q14, says president

Jun 30, 10:45

Solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) is likely to see its business turn from the red in the third quarter of 2014, according to company president...

SolarCity completes supply chain strategy with Silevo acquisition, says EnergyTrend

Jun 27, 14:11

SolarCity recently acquired Silevo, a maker of high-efficiency solar modules. SolarCity has also merged with Zep Solar to gain access to module installment technology and will pair...

Motech sees decreased orders in the wake of US anti-subsidy tax

Jun 26, 19:36

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Motech Industries has seen significantly decreased orders from China-based PV module makers, according to company president and CEO Chang Peng-heng,...

Taiwan, China solar cell makers interested in HIT, say Taiwan makers

Jun 26, 16:14

As SolarCity, a US-based PV system installation service provider, will acquire a US-based HIT (heterojunction with intrinsic thin layer) solar cell and PV module maker, some Taiwan-...

Solar makers to expand production capacity; pricing to be affected by China market demand, says EnergyTrend

Jun 26, 16:06

Contrary to PV makers' high utilization rates spurred by demand in the UK and Japan demand in the first quarter of 2014, pricing in the PV industry is likely to drop in the following...

Taiwan makers may expand PV module capacity as China PV module export costs to US may increase, says EnergyTrend

Jun 23, 15:57

According to EnergyTrend, Taiwan-based solar cell makers' capacity utilization has dropped recently because of countervailing duty (CVD) and anti-dumping duty (AD) issues. However,...

Tainergy to expand PV module capacity

Jun 19, 11:57

Solar cell and module maker Tainergy Tech will expand its monthly module production capacity from 100MWp currently to 150MWp, with the additional capacity to come into operation in...

GET, Gintech set up PV module joint venture

Jun 19, 11:51

Solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) and cell maker Gintech Energy have announced the establishment of a PV module joint venture, Gintung Energy, with an initial paid-in...

China lowers 2014 PV installation goal to 10GWp

Jun 18, 10:50

China's National Energy Administration, viewing that installation of distributed PV systems (mainly rooftop models) so far in 2014 has lagged far behind schedule, has lowered the...

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...

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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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