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No large PV capital spending globally before 2015, says Applied Materials executive

Sep 30, 13:19

Global PV production capacity is not expected to significantly increase in the near future and therefore there will not be any large PV capital expenditure before 2015, according...

China to retain dominance of solar industry despite looming shakeout, says Lux Research

Sep 27, 13:58

After years of breakaway growth, China's solar industry is poised for a big shakeout, with consolidation and failing firms. However, the changes are not going to change the Asian...

Fabless fable unlikely to come true for PV market, says IMS Research

Sep 26, 14:19

After years of oversupply, the supply and demand for solar devices is returning to a state of balance. Because of this, IMS Research is reiterating its forecast that global capital...

Commercial segment set to lead solar energy storage market by 2017, says IMS Research

Sep 24, 15:47

Currently the smallest part of the global solar energy storage business, the commercial segment, is projected to expand by a factor of 700 in the coming years and become the largest...

Gintech to offer own-brand PV modules, Solartech, NSP to expand capacity, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 23, 14:51

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell maker Gintech Energy will offer PV modules for own-brand sale by the end of 2013, and fellow makers Solartech Energy and Neo Solar Power...

Giga Solar expects to ship 10 metric tons of front-side silver paste in 4Q13, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 23, 14:18

Taiwan-based PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials has reached monthly shipments of three metric tons of front-side silver paste and expects to ship 10 metric tons in the...

China raises threshold for PV makers

Sep 23, 11:46

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has announced regulations on the PV industry, setting standards intended for healthy development of the country's PV...

China to impose anti-subsidization tariffs on polysilicon imported from US

Sep 17, 15:32

China's Ministry of Commerce on September 16 announced that solar-grade polysilicon imported from the US will be subject to provisional anti-subsidization tax beginning September...

Yingli solidifies dominance in global solar module market, says IHS

Sep 16, 15:40

Yingli in the first half of 2013 rode the wave of solar growth in its home market in China to retain the dominant position in the global business for photovoltaic (PV) modules, according...

US installs 832MW of solar PV in 2Q13, says report

Sep 13, 11:44

The US installed 832MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) in the second quarter of 2013, representing 15% growth over the first quarter of the year. It was solar's second best quarter ever,...

Global solar inverter shipments fall in 2Q13, says IMS Research

Sep 9, 10:34

Worldwide market shipments of solar photovoltaic (PV) inverters declined 5% on year in the second quarter - the first such decrease since the third quarter of 2011 - as demand fell...

SAS August revenues hit record

Sep 6, 15:01

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.309 billion (US$77 million) for August, hitting monthly...

Green Energy Technology August revenues hit 23-month high

Stockwatch - Sep 6, 14:05

Solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.128 billion (US$37.6 million) for August, the highest monthly...

Solar microinverter shipments to quadruple by 2017, says IMS Research

Sep 5, 14:04

The global market for microinverters will expand by a factor of four from 2013-2017 as microinverters are adopted in greater numbers outside the US while new markets also rush to...

Motech plans to expand capacity, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 5, 10:48

Motech Industries plans to expand its PV module production capacity in fourth-quarter 2013 and crystalline silicon solar cell capacity in 2014, according to the Chinese-language Economic...

Neo Solar Power August revenues hit 29-month high

Stockwatch - Sep 5, 10:42

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell maker Neo Solar Power has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.106 billion (US$70.2 million) for August, the highest monthly level since...

California sets quarterly record for solar PV in 2Q13 as US adds 976 megawatts, says Solarbuzz

Sep 4, 15:10

The US added 976 megawatts of new solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity during second-quarter 2013, up 24% on quarter from 788 megawatts in first-quarter 2013, according to Solarbuzz.

Taiwan solar-grade silicon wafer makers expected to have improved operations in 2H13

Sep 2, 22:57

Green Energy Technology (GET), Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) and Gigastorage, the three main Taiwan-based makers of solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafers, are expected...

Giga Solar Materials to set up PV power station in Japan

Stockwatch - Aug 30, 14:52

Giga Solar Materials, a Taiwan-based PV conductive paste maker, on August 29 announced the investment of JPY5.0 billion (US$51.0 million) to establish a ground-mounted PV power-generating...

Taiwan solar cell makers to refuse price cuts to China PV module makers

Aug 28, 21:30

China-based PV module makers have asked Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers to decrease prices to the same level offered by China-based makers, but the Taiwan makers...

China selects 18 initial distributed PV system zones, says paper

Aug 22, 11:42

China's National Energy Administration has selected 18 initial demonstration zones for installing distributed PV systems during 2013-2015, with total installation reaching 1.823GWp,...

Record PV demand from China and Japan marks turning point for solar industry, says Solarbuzz

Aug 21, 21:59

Solar photovoltaic (PV) demand from China and Japan during the second half of 2013 is forecast to reach 9GW, representing an increase of 100% compared to first-half 2013 and 70% compared...

Solar industry capital expenditures set to rebound as emerging economies boost production, says IHS

Aug 19, 21:44

The sun is finally rising on the global solar business, with growing demand in developing regions helping to ignite the first increase in industry-wide capital spending in three years...

China to produce 80,000 tons of polysilicon, 23GWp of PV modules in 2013, says MIIT

Aug 19, 11:38

China-based makers will produce 80,000 tons of polysilicon and 23GWp of crystalline silicon PV modules in 2013, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MI...

First Solar set to install 1GW worth of PV systems in 2013, says research firm

Aug 14, 12:30

First Solar is forecast to install 1.1 gigawatts (GW) of solar or photovoltaic (PV) power systems in 2013, more than double the 516 megawatts (MW) in 2012, according to IMS Research,...

Leading solar PV suppliers reach record shipment levels in 2Q13, says Solarbuzz

Aug 14, 11:05

Quarterly solar photovoltaic (PV) module shipments for the 20 leading PV manufacturers exceeded 5.8 gigawatts (GW) during the second quarter of 2013. This record-high module shipment...

Gigastorage to hike monthly shipments to over 10 million solar-grade wafers

Aug 13, 15:16

Taiwan-based Gigastorage has completed expansion of production capacity for high-efficiency solar-grade silicon wafers and expects monthly shipments to increase to more than 10 million...

Launch of EU-China new agreement leads to unpredictable PV price in 3Q13, says TrendForce

Aug 13, 14:53

The new agreement between China and Europe on EU imports of Chinese solar panels has officially been launched. The result of the minimum price and volume limit, which the industry...

Suntech regains compliance with NYSE listing requirement

Aug 13, 11:32

China-based Suntech Power Holdings, one of the world's largest solar companies, has announced that it has regained compliance with the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) minimum share...

SAS to merge with Sunrise Global Solar through stock swap

Aug 12, 19:56

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) has announced its merger with Sunrise Global Solar Energy, a manufacturer of P-type monocrystalline...

Motech swings to 2Q13 profit

Aug 12, 11:47

Solar cell maker Motech Industries has reported net profits for the second quarter of 2013, ending a string of eight consecutive quarter losses.

Neo Solar expects full utilization of capacity through end of 2013

Aug 9, 14:34

Neo Solar Power has obtained orders in excess of its production capacity and expects to run at full utilization through the end of 2013, according to company chairman Quincy Lin.

Distributed solar power generation will reach US$112 billion in annual revenues by 2018, says Navigant Research

Aug 7, 14:57

Driven by feed-in tariffs (FITs) and the commoditization of photovoltaic (PV) modules, along with innovative leasing programs for residential solar installations, distributed solar...

Strong risk to solar PV supply chain at year end if Japan and China project pipelines fail to materialize, says Solarbuzz

Aug 6, 14:36

During the second half of 2013, global solar photovoltaic (PV) demand is forecast to reach 20GW, up 22% on year. This increase, driven largely by aggressive PV development in China...

US reaches milestone of 10GW solar photovoltaic capacity, says Solarbuzz

Aug 5, 21:27

Solar photovoltaic (PV) installations in the US have now broken through the 10GW barrier, following strong market deployment since the start of 2010. During the first half of 2013,...

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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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