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China market: Polysilicon supply to decrease 15-20% in 3Q17

Aug 7, 14:53

Some polysilicon makers in China conducting regular maintenance at their production plants have seen their total monthly output decrease by over 5,000 tons and a major supplier has...

China defines 1.5GWp of higher-efficiency PV modules in 3rd-round model PV power-generating stations

Aug 7, 10:18

The China government has set a target total installation capacity of 8-10GWp for third round model PV power-generating stations and has defined 1.5GWp specifically to adopt higher...

TSEC cooperates with DuPont in PV module technology

Aug 7, 09:50

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker TSEC has cooperated with DuPont for PV module technology covering R&D of high-performance, high-reliability and durability materials for PV...

China to face environmental problems from decommissioned PV modules in 20 years, says CRES

Aug 4, 09:55

China has witnessed large-scale rollouts of PV power-generating stations and distributed PV systems, and consequently will face serious problems with environmental protection arising...

An estimated 70GW of PV modules are scheduled to be decommissioned in China in 2034

Solartech, Danen see mixed on-month growth in July revenues

Aug 2, 09:21

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Solartech Energy has reported July consolidated revenues of NT$615.5 million (US$20.3 million), decreasing 8.37% on month and 7.36% on year, while...

Solartech Energy president Chang Jin-long

Cumulative PV installation capacity in China to reach 174.5GWp in 2020

Aug 1, 14:53

China's National Energy Administration, for the 13th Five-year (2016-2020) National Development Plan, has upward adjusted target cumulative total PV installation capacity for 2020...

Taiwan solar cell makers see improved operations

Aug 1, 11:37

Taiwan-based solar cell makers have seen improved operations due to rebounding demand, with some having already returned to profitability, according to industry sources.

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Taiwan solar cell makers ask for government help

Jul 31, 20:48

Taiwan's solar cell makers facing the grim prospect of being forced out of the market hope the government can help consolidate the local industry to revie its competitiveness, according...

AUO subsidiary to set up rooftop PV systems in CTSP

Jul 31, 10:33

TronGen Power, a subsidary of AU Optronics (AUO), will set up a rooftop PV system with installation capacity of 1.5MWp on a factory building belonging to Corning Taiwan and another...

A rooftop PV system established at a water distribution reservoir

Renewable energy still not stable power supply, says Siemens executive

Jul 28, 16:03

While renewable energy is crucial to the success in transforming the world's energy structure, it is still unable to serve as a stable and reliable power supply, according to Cedrik...

Cedrik Neike, a member of managing board of Siemens AG, at Green + Together

Taiwan market: Sunny Founder scores points in PV crowdfunding

Jul 26, 20:11

Sunny Founder has finished crowdfunding for 11 rooftop PV systems in Taiwan since operation began in October 2016, with investors in four rooftop systems beginning to receive return...

Taiwan solar cell makers lag in using diamond wire-sliced solar-grade polycrystalline wafers

Jul 26, 15:49

While China-based solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer makers are speeding up replacement of slurry slicing ingots with diamond wire slicing to reduce production costs, and the...

China may hike 2020 target cumulative PV installation capacity to 150GWp, says IHS

Jul 26, 11:17

The China government is likely to raise the target for cumulative total installation capacity in the 13th Five-year National Development Plan (2016-2020) for PV power-generating stations...

India reportedly to start anti-dumping probe into PV products from China, Taiwan, Malaysia

Jul 25, 20:49

India's Directorate General of Anti-Dumping and Allied Duties (DGAD) has informed China's embassy that it will announce an anti-dumping investigation into PV products from China,...

China sets standards for 3rd-round model PV power-generating stations

Jul 25, 10:44

China's National Energy Administration, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and Certification and Accreditation Administration have jointly announced performance requirements...

Xi'an LONGi Silicon Materials completes 600MWp of distributed PV systems in China in 1H17

Jul 21, 09:40

China-based Xi'an LONGi Silicon Materials completed over 100 distributed PV systems with total installation capacity of about 600MWp in China in the first half of 2017, taking up...

Zhonghuan Semiconductor lowers prices for mono-Si solar wafers

Jul 20, 22:36

The second largest China-based solar-grade monocrystalline silicon wafer maker Zhonghuan Semiconductor has decreased quotes for a wafer with 190-micron) thickness to CNY5.90 (US$0.87)...

China 1H17 PV output grows over 20% on year, says CPIA

Jul 20, 14:06

China's total output of polysilicon, solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers, crystalline silicon solar cells and PV modules in the first half of 2017 each grew over 20% on year, according...

Taiwan makers see rising demand for poly-Si solar cells

Jul 20, 11:57

Taiwan-based solar cell makers have seen significantly rebounding orders for polycrystalline models since May 2017, and the corresponding prices have risen 20% as well, according...

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China adds 5.5GWp of wind power in 1H17, says CNREC

Jul 18, 11:15

China installed land-based wind turbines with capacity totaling 5.5GWp in the country in first-half 2017, according to China National Renewable Energy Center (CNREC). Newly added...

SAS subsidiary to set up rooftop PV system at SPIL plant

Jul 17, 21:35

Sunrise PV World, a subsidiary of solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS), will set up a rooftop PV system at a plant belonging to IC packaging and testing service...

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US finalizes review of anti-dumping tariffs on Taiwan solar cell makers

Jul 17, 15:35

US Department of Commerce has reviewed anti-dumping tariff rates imposed on Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers and determined final rates of below 5%.

MOEA sets 2017 feed-in tariffs for PV, wind power

Jul 14, 16:07

The Bureau of Energy under Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on July 13 announced feed-in tariffs for PV power stations, rooftop PV systems, and onshore and offshore wind...

50 Japan-based PV firms shut down in 1H17, says Nikkei

Jul 14, 15:06

50 Japan-based companies engaged in PV related business were insolvent and forced to close operations in the first half of 2017, 2.2 times that for the first half of 2016. Total debts...

China market: Heraeus tops PV silver paste vendors in 1H17 shipments

Jul 14, 14:00

In the China market, Germany-based Heraeus shipped the most PV silver paste in the first half of 2017, followed by US-based DuPont, Taiwan-based Giga Solar Materials and South Korea-based...

Taiwan makers lag behind in polycrystalline black silicon solar cell production

Jul 12, 11:26

Taiwan-based solar cell makers is lagging behind their China-based peers in adjusting manufacturing process to produce polycrystalline black silicon models, according to industry...

China solar cell makers are keen to adjust manufacturing process to produce polycrystalline black

Motech Industries, Neo Solar Power, TSEC June revenues up on month

Jul 11, 14:51

Crystalline silicon solar cell makers Motech Industries, Neo Solar Power (NSP) and TSEC have reported June consolidated revenues of NT$2.033 billion (US$67.1 million) up 8.13%, NT$905...

China PERC equipment makers to start production beginning 2018

Jul 11, 11:06

Fast growing demand for PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) crystalline silicon solar cells in the China maker has resulted in tight supply of the corresponding manufacturing...

A PERC solar cell production line

SAS sees June revenues rise 87% on year

Jul 10, 19:09

Solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.169 billion (US$171 million) for June, increasing 14.09% on month and 86.92% on year...

SAS has reported impressive results for June

Taiwan Mobile starts charity crowdfunding for setting up rooftop PV system

Jul 10, 14:47

Mobile telecom carrier Taiwan Mobile (TWM) has announced a partnership with crowdfunding platform operator Sunny Founder for a project to set up a rooftop PV system at a center taking...

Giga Sola Materials wins initial patent war against Heraeus in Taiwan

Jul 10, 11:20

Taiwan's Intellectual Property Court on July 7 decided to reject charges filed by a Germany-based Heraeus' affiliate against Taiwan-based PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials...

Heraeus Photovoltaics president Andreas Liebheit

Gintech Energy June revenues up on month, down on year

Jul 7, 10:03

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Gintech Energy has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.154 billion (US$38.1 million) for June, increasing 6.44% on month but decreasing 19.49%...

Gintech Energy president Pan Wen-whe

Green Energy Technology sees decreased June revenues

Jul 6, 13:43

Solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$822 million (US$27.1 million) for June, decreasing 9.39% on...

General Energy Solutions sells PV station in Japan

Jul 5, 22:08

General Energy Solutions (GES) has sold a PV station with installation capacity of 14.68MWp in Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan, to a Canada-based clean energy company, according...

China poly-Si solar wafer makers shifting to diamond wire slicing

Jul 5, 11:25

China-based solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer makers are replacing slurry slicing with diamond wire slicing and many of them will completely use diamond wire slicing around...

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