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iEnergy launches second-generation micro-inverter

Oct 21, 15:11

Taiwan-based iEnergy has launched own-brand second-generation micro-inverters for use in 245-250W PV modules made of P-type polycrystalline silicon solar cells with energy conversion...

GET reportedly to help Motech manage solar-grade wafer production

Oct 20, 21:38

Green Energy Technology (GET), the largest Taiwan-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker, is reportedly talking about cooperation with crystalline silicon solar cell maker...

SAS obtains Taiwan patent for polycrystalline silicon wafer process

Oct 20, 15:08

Crystalline silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) has obtained from Taiwan's Intellectual Property Office a patent for a process to grow polycrystalline silicon...

Neo Solar Power subsidiary setting up PV system in UK

Oct 17, 10:59

Neo Solar Power's PV module and PV system EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) contract subsidiary, General Energy Solutions (GES), is installing a PV system with total capacity...

GET not to expand solar wafer capacity

Oct 15, 15:24

Green Energy Technology (GET) has no plans to expand in-house solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer production capacity, company president Swean Lin said at an October 14 press conference...

Efficiency enhancements to define solar PV technology roadmap for next 5 years, says Solarbuzz

Oct 14, 15:58

Solar photovoltaic (PV) modules using solar-grade wafers, as offered by 16 of the top 20 solar module suppliers to the industry, will account for 89% of solar capacity forecast to...

China, Taiwan PV makers seeking capacity in third locations to avoid US anti-dumping tariffs

Oct 14, 10:59

China-based PV module makers and Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, in an attempt to avoid US anti-subsidization and anti-dumping tariffs, are seeking production...

China solar makers buoyed by supportive government policies, says report

Oct 9, 14:57

For China solar makers, the fourth quarter is the most important time for solar photovoltaic installations. It is then that China vendors speed up deployment to meet the central government's...

Cumulative global PV deployment apporaching 200GW, says Solarbuzz

Oct 7, 16:01

Global solar photovoltaic (PV) installations added during the fourth quarter of 2014 are forecast to exceed 19.5GW, pushing global cumulative PV deployment toward the 200GW mark....

Giga Solar September revenues hit record

Stockwatch - Oct 7, 11:49

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials has reported consolidated revenues of NT$862 million (US$28.5 million) for September, hitting a monthly record with a 13.14% on-month...

Neo Solar, Gintech September revenues up sequentially

Stockwatch - Oct 7, 11:45

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Neo Solar Power has reported September consolidated revenues of NT$1.964 billion (US$65.0 million), increasing 4.96% sequentially but decreasing...

Taiwan makers developing bi-facial solar cells

Oct 6, 12:03

Some Taiwan-based monocrystalline silicon solar cell makers have been developing bi-facial cells with the front side absorbing direct sunlight and the back side sunlight reflected...

SAS September revenues hit record

Stockwatch - Oct 6, 09:46

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) posted record consolidated revenues of NT$2.505 billion (US$82.7 million) for September 2014, increasing...

China PV makers hope government can extend feed-in subsidies for a quarter

Oct 3, 10:42

China-based PV module makers and PV system EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) contractors hope that the China government can extend feed-in tariff subsidies to the first...

Grid-scale energy storage systems launched in 2013-2014 total more than 360MW, says Navigant

Oct 1, 15:39

Government funding, subsidies, and regulatory reforms continue to encourage the growth of the market for grid-scale energy storage systems. While lithium ion (Li-ion) technology has...

Latin America and Caribbean region to install 9GW of solar PV within 5 years, says Solarbuzz

Oct 1, 14:55

Solar photovoltaic (PV) technology is poised to play a substantial role in fulfilling the need for increased power generation capacity across the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC)...

Neo Solar subsidiary sells PV power-generating stations to Chailease

Stockwatch - Oct 1, 11:44

General Energy Solutions, a subsidiary of solar cell maker Neo Solar Power, has sold 71 PV power-generating stations with total installation capacity of 22.54MWp to Chailease Finance,...

China PV module makers set tough terms for Taiwan cell makers

Oct 1, 11:36

China-based PV module makers have drastically reduced orders released to Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers who are subject to US anti-dumping tariffs at an average...

Taiwan solar cell makers adopt mixed price adjustments

Sep 30, 20:42

Of first- and second-tier Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, some have upward adjusted quotes from US$0.33-0.34/W to US$0.35-0.36/W for high-efficiency models with...

Microgrid enabling technologies expected to exceed US$26 billion in annual revenues by 2023, says Navigant

Sep 30, 15:43

Dramatic change is occurring in the microgrid market, as a greater emphasis is being placed on the economic value that these systems bring to the overall power grid. At the same time,...

Taiwan holds green energy investment forum

Sep 30, 12:12

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), Ministry of Finance, Financial Supervisory Commission and National Development Council on September 29 jointly held the 2014 International...

Profits to rise for high-efficiency cell producers, says report

Sep 29, 15:55

Although supply and demand are fluctuating heavily in the global solar market, the market's preference for high-efficiency products has remained consistent, with Taiwan makers leading...

Motech subsidiary lands 22MWp of PV module order from China

Sep 26, 14:01

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Motech Industries has announced that Motech (Suzhou) Renewable Energy, its subsidiary based in Kunshan, eastern China, has obtained an order for 22MWp...

KMX asks US to re-define PV products subject to anti-dumping, anti-subsidization tariffs

Sep 26, 10:52

Kyocera Mexicana S.A. de C.V. (KMX), a Mexico-based wholly-owned PV module subsidiary of Japan-based Kyocera, has asked the US Department of Commerce (DOC) to re-define the PV products...

Japan PV module vendors mulling OEM partnerships with Taiwan cell makers

Sep 24, 11:10

In view of increasing competition from China-based firms, Japan-based PV module vendors have been in talks with Taiwan-based solar cell makers about OEM production for 2015, according...

Middle East and Africa PV market accumulates 12GW pipeline with strong growth potential, says Solarbuzz

Sep 23, 15:39

The PV market in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region is set for strong growth, with many multi-megawatt ground mount projects in the planning or pre-planning phases. According...

TSMC Solar president reportedly to resign

Sep 23, 10:47

President Chao Ying-chen for TSMC Solar, a CIGS thin-film PV module maker wholly owned by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), reportedly will resign in October, according...

China turns out 18.0GWp of solar-grade silicon wafers in 1H14, says CPIA

Sep 19, 11:19

China-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer makers recorded a total output of 18.0GWp in the first half of 2014, increasing 20% on year, according to the China Photovoltaic...

Global solar cell demand in 2014 estimated at 40GWp, say Taiwan makers

Sep 19, 10:31

Global demand for crystalline silicon solar cells in 2014 is estimated at 40GWp, mainly consisting of 11GWp in China, 8GWp in Europe, 7GWp in Japan, 5GWp in the US and 1.3GWp in India,...

Major Asia-Pacific markets have 60% of global solar PV demand in 2H14, says Solarbuzz

Sep 18, 15:48

Total solar photovoltaic (PV) demand from the five leading Asia Pacific (APAC) markets – China, Japan, India, Australia and Thailand – is forecast to reach 17.2GW during...

China to ban sale and export of 60W incandescent bulbs, says paper

Sep 18, 15:15

The China government will prohibit the sale and export of 60W or above incandescent light bulbs beginning October 1, according to s China-based Beijing Morning Post report...

Homeowners expected to invest more than US$625 billion in residential generation and storage from 2014-2023, says Navigant

Sep 16, 16:25

Innovations in renewable distributed power generation, along with attractive new financing mechanisms, are providing residential customers with new options to manage their energy...

Over 70% of China-based polysilicon makers unable to resume production

Sep 16, 11:20

More than 80% of China's 63 polysilicon makers stopped production in 2011-2012 due to continual price drops arising from global oversupply. As polysilicon prices have rebounded since...

Taiwan solar cell makers hesitate about setting up production lines abroad

Sep 15, 11:12

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers who are considering establishing production lines overseas in locations other than China specifically for exports to the US market...

Pico solar and solar home systems expected to reach US$2.1 billion in annual revenues by 2024, says Navigant

Sep 12, 12:37

Miniature solar photovoltaic systems, including pico solar and solar home systems, are moving rapidly from specialized niches for enthusiasts and early adopters into the mainstream...

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