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TSEC expanding PERC solar cell capacity

Jun 14, 12:09

Solar cell maker TSEC is expanding production capacity for PERC models at its factory in northern Taiwan, with annual capacity to increase from 450MWp at present to 850MWp in August...

TSEC chairman Ellick Liao

China PERC solar cell production capacity to double in 2017

Jun 13, 10:41

China-based solar cell makers, including second- and third-tier ones, are scrambling to upgrade their production lines for PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) solar cells, eyeing...

UL to set up IoT testing center in Taiwan

Jun 9, 15:47

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) will set up a testing center for IoT technology and products in northern Taiwan, which will open as soon as the end of 2017, according to UL Taiwan.

Giga Solar Materials poised to start production in China

Jun 8, 14:29

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials completed equipment installation at a new factory in Yancheng, eastern China, in May 2017 and will ramp up production to reach full...

Gigastorage running at full ingot growing capacity

Jun 8, 14:15

Solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer maker Gigastorage has fully utilized production capacity for polycrystalline silicon ingot growing and about 70% ingots are from export or...

Japan market: Sharp to use Foxconn-made semi-finished PV panel frames to save costs, construction time, says paper

Jun 6, 14:29

Sharp will adopt semi-finished PV panel frames produced by Foxconn Electronics, a majority shareholder of Sharp, for PV power-generating stations it will establish in Japan, in a...

Taiwan solar-grade silicon wafer makers decrease domestic supply

Jun 5, 14:49

Taiwan-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer makers, which are unable to compete with China-based makers due to high slurry-based slicing costs, have increased exports of solar-grade...

TPVIA requests FTC to probe solar cell price reporting by PVinsights, EnergyTrend

Jun 1, 15:37

The Taiwan Photovoltaic Industry Association (TPVIA) has filed a request with Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate weekly reporting of crystalline silicon solar cell...

AUO showcasing high-efficiency PV modules at Intersolar Europe 2017

Jun 1, 15:17

TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUP) is exhibiting SunVivo and SunPrimo, high-efficiency 5-busbar PV modules made of 60 mono-Si solar cells and 60 poly-Si ones respectively, at...

AUO-produced SunVivo (left) and SunPrimo PV modules

China market: Advantech offers SPMS for cloud-computing management of distributed PV systems

May 23, 13:01

Industrial computing device maker Advantech has offered Solar Power Management System (SPMS), a smart platform for remote monitoring and cloud-computing management of power generation...

China sets tentative target installation capacity of 8-10GWp for model PV power stations in 3rd round

May 23, 12:41

China has set a tentative target installation capacity of 8-10GWp for the third-round selection of model PV power-generating stations, according to China-based media reports.

GCL-Poly stays focused on poly-Si and solar wafers, says chairman

May 22, 15:47

GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, the largest China-based maker of poly-Si solar wafers, will maintain production of polysilicon and solar wafers as core business, company chairman Zhu Gongshan...

Beijing BOE Energy Technology adopts Advantech-developed SPMS

May 22, 11:18

Beijing BOE Energy Technology, a PV power generation EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) contractor and operator belonging to China-based BOE Technology Group, has adopted...

Smart PV management systems help maximize power-generating efficiency

May 19, 15:20

Smart PV management systems, through IoT (Internet of Things)-based monitoring of PV power-generating equipment and collection of various data about power generation, enable users...

Inventec 1Q17 profits impacted by exchange losses

May 16, 14:33

Inventec has announced net operating profits of NT$1.62 billion (US$53.79 million) for the first quarter, but the company's net profits were only NT$678 million after seeing foreign...

SolarWorld bankruptcy may influence US, EU actions

May 16, 11:13

Germany-based SolarWorld AG has declared bankruptcy and this may influence the US government's decision on global safeguards investigations pursuant to Section 201 of the Trade Act...

SAS, NSP suffer net losses for 1Q17

May 16, 10:46

Solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) and solar cell maker Neo Solar Power (NSP) have released their financial reports for first-quarter 2017, recording net losses...

Trina Solar accuses Suniva of abusing Section 201

May 15, 11:27

US-based solar cell and PV module maker Suniva has filed with US International Trade Commission (ITC) a petition for global safeguards investigations of imported solar cells and PV...

Gintech suffers net loss in 1Q17

Stockwatch - May 12, 10:57

Solar cell maker Gintech Energy has released its financial report for first-quarter 2017, posting consolidated revenues of NT$3.418 billion (US$112 million), gross margin of -15.43%,...

Taiwan solar cell makers struggle to directly compete with China, says NSP chairman

May 9, 15:16

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers are at a substantial disadvantage to directly compete with China-based solar makers because Chin makers have been reducing outsourcing...

Motech, Solartech suffer net losses for 1Q17

Stockwatch - May 9, 11:25

Solar cell makers Motech Industries and Solartech Energy have released their financial reports for first-quarter 2017, posting net losses per share of NT$2.07 (US$0.068) and NT$0.88...

Tatung enjoys profits of NT$93 million for 1Q17

May 8, 16:15

Tatung has announced its financial results for the first quarter and achieved net profits of NT$93 million (US$3.1 million). The company is planning to increase capital by NT$6 billion...

TSEC, Tainergy see net losses for 1Q17

May 8, 11:42

Solar cell maker TSEC has released its financial report for first-quarter 2017, posting consolidated revenues of NT$1.698 billion (US$55.9 million), gross margin of -8.87%, net operating...

GET suffers net loss per share of NT$0.55 for 1Q17

May 8, 11:40

Solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) has released its financial report for first-quarter 2017, posting consolidated revenues of NT$2.627 billion (US$86.4 million), gross...

Short supply of mono-Si solar wafers may remain until 3Q18

May 4, 10:21

The ongoing shortage of global supply of mono-Si solar wafers is likely to remain until third-quarter 2018, according to China-based makers of such wafers.

LONGi to lower prices for mono-Si solar wafers

May 3, 20:53

LONGi Green Energy Technology (renamed from Xi'an LONGi Silicon Materials), the largest China-based maker of solar-grade monocrystalline silicon wafers, will lower its quotes by about...

Gintech obtains VPC for high-efficiency PV modules in Taiwan

Apr 27, 12:15

Solar cell maker Gintech Energy has obtained VPC (voluntary product certification) for a series of high-efficiency PV modules made of mono-Si cells from the Taiwan government's Bureau...

Gintech Energy president Pan Wen-whe

GCL-Poly fails to team up with Motech, NSP

Apr 26, 11:21

China-based solar wafer maker GCL-Poly Energy Holdings has talked with Taiwan-based solar cell makers Motech Industries and Neo Solar Power (NSP) about cooperation to produce solar...

GCL-Poly Energy shifting to black silicon technology ahead of schedule

Apr 25, 14:18

The largest China-base solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer maker GCL-Poly Energy Holdings is gradually replacing conventional manufacturing with a process based on black silicon...

Trina Solar extends to PV energy management systems

Apr 19, 11:36

China-based Trina Solar has extended business operations to PV energy management systems by combining its internally-produced PV modules with outsourced rechargeable (storage) battery...

Tatung starts operating floating PV system in northern Taiwan

Apr 14, 15:43

Tatung on April 13 inaugurated a PV system floating on an irrigation pond, its first floating PV system, in Taoyuan City, northern Taiwan. The system is able to generate 600,000kWh...

China solar-grade crystalline wafer makers mull extension to semiconductor-grade wafers

Apr 14, 11:54

Viewing that semiconductor-grade silicon wafers have been in short supply and consequently prices have risen significantly, some China-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer...

Zhonghuan Semiconductor lowers mono-Si solar wafer price

Apr 13, 11:17

Zhonghuan Semiconductor, the second largest China-based maker of solar-grade monocrystalline silicon wafers, has lowered quotes by US$0.02 per wafer, according to China-based media...

Demand for floating PV systems growing in Taiwan

Apr 12, 12:19

Demand for PV systems floating on the surface of large ponds and reservoirs in Taiwan is increasing due to higher feed-in tariff rates, according to PV industry sources.

TSEC starts construction of PV module factory in southern Taiwan

Apr 11, 15:16

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker TSEC on April 10 held a groundbreaking ceremony for a joint-venture PV module factory located in Pingtung County, southern Taiwan, with initial...

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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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