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China imposes anti-dumping, anti-subsidization tariffs on polysilicon imported from Europe

May 6, 14:50

China's Ministry of Commerce, based on its investigation of solar-grade polysilicon imported from member countries of the European Union, has decided to impose anti-dumping and anti-subsidization...

Gintech, Motech report profits for 1Q14

Stockwatch - May 6, 10:51

Crystalline silicon solar cell makers Gintech Energy and Motech Industries have released first-quarter 2014 financial reports, recording net EPS of NT$0.60 and NT$0.35 respectively...

Over 120 large-scale solar farms approved for construction in UK, says Solarbuzz

May 2, 11:06

The UK is forecast to be the largest solar photovoltaic (PV) market in Europe in 2014, fuelled by the rapid growth in ground-mounted solar PV farms. More than 120 large-scale solar...

PV system installation in China may surge in 2H14, say Taiwan makers

Apr 30, 14:58

There is likely to be concentration of PV systems installed around China due to government-offered feed-in tariff subsidies in the second half of 2014, and consequently Taiwan-based...

PV systems installed in China in 2013 total 12.92GWp in capacity, says NEA

Apr 29, 18:31

PV systems installed in China in 2013 had a total power-generating capacity of 12.92GWp, consisting of 12.12GWp (95.81%) ground-mounted PV stations and 800MWp (6.19%) distributed...

GCL-Poly aims at solar wafer capacity of 11.5GWp in 2014, say reports

Apr 29, 16:08

China-based GCL-Poly Energy Holdings aims to increase its annual production capacity for solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers to 11.5GWp, according to China-based media reports.

China-based GCL-Poly Energy sets up subsidiary in Taiwan

Apr 29, 10:50

GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, the largest China-based maker of polysilicon and solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers, has established a subsidiary in Taiwan to strengthen cooperation...

Middle East and Africa solar PV demand to grow 50% in 2014, says Solarbuzz

Apr 25, 12:34

Solar photovoltaic (PV) demand from the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region is set to grow 50% on year in 2014. Between 2014-2018, annual PV demand will nearly triple as the MEA region...

Taiwan monocrystalline solar cell makers under pressure to hike energy efficiency to obtain orders from Sharp

Apr 25, 11:16

Japan-based PV vendor Sharp plans to hike the required energy conversion rates for P-type monocrystalline silicon solar cells its procures over the next 3-6 months, putting pressure...

Giga Solar to deal out 2013 dividend per share of NT$8.00

Stockwatch - Apr 24, 11:18

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials has decided to distribute a dividend per share of NT$8 (US$0.264) - NT$6 in cash and NT$2 in stock - for 2013, with the cash dividend...

Yingli Green Energy expects to turn profitable in 2Q14

Apr 23, 19:51

Yingli Green Energy Holding, a leading China-based PV module maker and PV system EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) contractor, expects operations to swing from continual...

Taiwan market: China solar-grade wafer makers competing with local makers

Apr 22, 21:41

China-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer makers have shifted to tap the Taiwan market where demand from crystalline silicon solar cell makers has remained strong, according...

US to dodge solar shortage in 2014 despite anti-dumping fines on China module suppliers, says IHS

Apr 22, 15:46

A long-running battle in the global photovoltaic (PV) market between the US and China over anti-dumping and subsidy charges could expand into higher solar costs, with wide-ranging...

EU to lower floor price for China-made PV modules

Apr 21, 11:10

The European Union (EU) has settled with the China government to downward adjust the floor price for PV modules imported from China from EUR0.56 (US$0.77)/W currently to EUR0.53/W...

Taiwan solar cell makers see surging orders from China

Apr 16, 20:17

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have received a significant increase in orders from first-tier China-based PV module makers and consequently ordered volumes have...

Taiwan PV firms suspend JV plan due to US antidumping probe

Apr 16, 11:07

Some Taiwan-based solar firms - a first-tier and three second-tier cell makers, and a material supplier - originally planned to form a joint-venture to manufacture PV modules to tap...

Yingli signs framework agreement with United PV for acquisition of 300MW solar plants

Apr 15, 15:01

Yingli Green Energy has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Yingli Energy (Yingli China), has entered into a framework agreement with United Photovoltaic Group Limited (United...

Taiwan PV module makers looking to orders from Japan vendors

Apr 15, 11:17

Japan-based PV vendors, including Sharp, Kyocera, Panasonic and Toshiba, are likely to return to the international market in 2016 and release OEM orders to Taiwan-based module makers,...

Some China polysilicon makers poised to expand capacities

Apr 14, 14:34

Viewing that polysilicon spot market prices in the China market rose to US$25/kg in the first quarter of 2014, some China-based makers are preparing to expand production capacities...

Tatung to set up 3MWp PV systems in northern Taiwan

Apr 9, 11:51

Tatung, a Taiwan-based own-brand machinery and consumer electronics maker, has extended business operation to PV-ESCO (photovoltaic-energy service company) and signed with New Taipei...

SAS hits record revenues for March

Stockwatch - Apr 8, 14:40

Taiwan-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) brought in consolidated revenues of NT$2.332 billion (US$76.8 million) for March, hitting...

Neo Solar Power March revenues hit record

Stockwatch - Apr 8, 14:33

Solar cell maker Neo Solar Power has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.518 billion (US$82.9 million) for March, hitting a monthly company record.

AUO sets up PV investment/operating joint venture

Apr 7, 21:31

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) on April 7 announced the establishment of Star River Energy, a joint venture with several local insurance companies specifically...

Giga Solar unaffected by DuPont price cuts for front-side PV silver paste, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 7, 15:30

While DuPont has lowered prices for its front-side photovoltaic (PV) silver conductive paste, a key material accounting for 5-10% of the total production costs of crystalline silicon...

TSMC Solar to triple CIGS thin-film PV module capacity, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 7, 09:42

Taiwan-based CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film PV module maker TSMC Solar, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, will expand its annual...

Record-breaking demand for global solar PV industry in 1Q14, says Solarbuzz

Apr 3, 11:49

New solar photovoltaic (PV) demand added during the first quarter of 2014 exceeded 9GW, which was 35% more than the previous first-quarter record, set in 2013. Every quarter in 2014...

Taiwan PV module makers expanding capacities to compete for orders from Japan

Apr 1, 11:34

Taiwan-based PV module makers have been expanding or will expand production capacities in 2014 to compete for orders from Japan-based clients who have adjusted their business strategies,...

Solargiga Energy post net loss for 2013

Mar 28, 11:47

China-based PV maker Solargiga Energy swung from a net loss of CNY136.4 million (US$22 million) in the first half of 2013 to net profit of CNY927,000 in the second, resulting in a...

Green Energy Technology posts large loss for 2013

Mar 28, 10:40

Taiwan-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) on March 27 released its financial report for 2013, recording consolidated revenues of NT$13.258...

Gigastorage suffers net loss per share of NT$2.43 for 2013

Stockwatch - Mar 27, 15:56

Taiwan-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Gigastorage on March 26 released its financial report for 2013, recording consolidated revenues of NT$8.555 billion (US$287...

Japan becomes largest market for China-made PV products, says CCCME

Mar 27, 11:33

Japan has become the largest market for China-made PV products, accounting for 24.63% of total export value in 2013 and 34.23% in January-February 2014, according to the China Chamber...

Taiwan solar firms speculate on possible impact of US probe

Mar 26, 11:55

While the US Department of Commerce is conducting an anti-dumping investigation of China-based PV module makers and their cell suppliers in Taiwan, the China makers reportedly have...

AUO to set up subsidiary for PV investment

Mar 25, 15:19

AU Optronics (AUO) is organizing a subsidiary, Star River Energy, specifically as a platform to invest in PV systems and solar power-generating stations, according to AUO.

Motech, Gintech selected as Taiwan respondents in US anti-dumping probe

Mar 25, 14:52

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) has selected Taiwan-based solar cell makers Motech Industries and Gintech Energy as respondents to its anti-dumping investigation.

EU to lower floor price for China-made PV modules, say reports

Mar 24, 15:14

The EU will lower the floor price for PV modules imported from China from EUR0.56 (US0.77)/W currently to EUR0.53/W beginning April 1, 2014, with the annual import quota remaining...

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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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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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    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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