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Two and a half gigawatts of residential PV energy storage to be installed by 2017, says IMS Research

Aug 2, 14:27

The market for residential photovoltaic (PV) energy storage systems is expected to boom in the coming years, with cumulative installations amounting to 2.5 gigawatts by 2017, equivalent...

Global solar power inverter market revenue to fall 5% in 2013, says IMS Research

Aug 2, 14:20

The global market for solar photovoltaic (PV) inverters is forecast to decrease by 5% to US$6.7 billion in 2013, according to research firm IMS Research.

EU 7GWp import quota reportedly to include soar cells

Aug 2, 10:03

The European Union (EU) has reached a consensus with the China government to set an annual quota of 7GWp on PV modules imported from China, but the quota will reportedly also include...

China antidumping tariffs to have limited impact on polysilicon pricing, says IHS

Jul 31, 12:24

China's move to slap retaliatory antidumping tariffs on solar polysilicon imported from the US and South Korea will cause only a slight increase in domestic pricing for the material,...

The era of low-cost China solar modules in Europe ends as tariffs drive up pricing, says IMS Research

Jul 30, 14:40

The European Union's (EU) anti-dumping tariffs are spurring an increase in prices for China-made solar modules, marking the end of a period when available inexpensive photovoltaic...

Global solar module pricing stabilizes in 1Q13; some suppliers to return to profitability in 2013, says IMS Research

Jul 30, 14:26

Marking the end of more than two years of sharp declines, pricing for solar photovoltaic (PV) modules achieved stability in the first quarter of 2013, paving the way for a rise in...

If China-made solar wafers and cells get pass from EU, Taiwan solar cell makers expected to step into PV modules

Jul 30, 11:13

The European Union (EU) has not yet decided on whether to impose anti-dumping tariff rates on solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers and cells imported from China, and if the EU does...

Taiwan solar cell makers to benefit from EU, China PV settlement, say Taiwan makers

Jul 29, 12:22

The European Union (EU) and the China government have reached a consensus about minimum prices and an annual quota to be set on PV modules imported from China to resolve anti-dumping...

TSMC Solar aims at energy conversion rate of 17% for CIGS PV modules in 2014, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 24, 13:37

TSMC Solar, a CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film PV module maker established by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), aims to hike energy conversion rates...

GlobalWafer downsizes Japan subsidiary capital

Jul 24, 11:53

Taiwan-based Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) has revealed that its subsidiary GlobalWafer, a silicon wafer maker, has reduced GlobalWafer Japan's paid-in capital by JPY10 billion...

Taiwan posts 1H13 solar cell shipments of 3.2GWp, says EnergyTrend

Jul 23, 15:19

Taiwan-based makers shipped 3.2GWp of crystalline silicon solar cells in the first half of 2013, increasing 6.7% on year, according to EnergyTrend of Taiwan-based consulting company...

REC encourages dialogue and calls for conciliatory solutions in solar trade disputes

Jul 22, 10:35

China on July 19 announced introduction of preliminary anti-dumping duties of up to 57% on polysilicon produced in the US and South Korea from July 24, 2013. REC Silicon was assigned...

Energy storage systems for solar and wind power integration will total nearly 22 Gigawatts of installed capacity from 2013 to 2023, forecasts Navigant Research

Jul 22, 10:28

More than 1,300 gigawatts of wind and solar power generation capacity are expected to come online in the next 10 years, creating an unprecedented amount of instability on the grid...

China aims at total PV installation capacity of over 350GWp in 2015, says report

Jul 19, 15:57

The China government has set a tentative target of over 350GWp for the total installation capacity of PV systems in China in 2015, with an average of 100GWp additional PV systems...

China imposes antidumping security deposit on polysilicon imported from US, South Korea

Jul 19, 14:48

China's Ministry of Finance has decided to impose an anti-dumping security deposit on solar-grade polysilicon imported from several US- and South Korea-based producers beginning July...

Taiwan solar cell makers hope for higher EU anti-dumping tariffs on China-made PV modules

Jul 15, 22:06

While the European Union (EU) and China are still in negotiations toward settlement of the dumping of China-produced PV modules, Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers...

Main Taiwan solar cell makers run at 80-100% of capacity in 2Q13

Jul 12, 11:56

The main Taiwan-based solar cell makers saw capacity utilization rise to 80-100% in the second quarter of 2013 mainly due to strong demand in Japan, according to industry sources.

Green Energy Technology June revenues hit 20-month high

Jul 9, 11:13

Green Energy Technology (GET), a Taiwan-based maker of solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafers, on July 8 reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.040 billion (US$34.5 million) for...

Eversol opens solar power plant in Japan

Jul 5, 16:13

Taiwan-based solar wafer firm Eversol has announced that operations at a 1.5MW ground-mount solar power plant in Hiroshima, Japan, a project with Japan's West Holdings, kicked off...

Solartech June revenues hit 11-month high

Stockwatch - Jul 2, 15:38

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell maker Solartech Energy has reported consolidated revenues of NT$561 million (US$18.6 million) for June, the highest monthly level since...

Tatung to set up 3MWp PV systems in northern Taiwan, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 2, 14:01

Taiwan-based Tatung on July 1 signed with the government of New Taipei City, northern Taiwan, to invest NT$300 million (US$10 million) to establish roof-mounted PV systems at 16 municipal...

Digitimes Research: Grid capacity problem arise in Japan solar market

Jun 27, 12:00

The Japan Photovoltaic Energy Association (JPEA) announced in June 2013 that solar cell shipments of first-quarter 2013 in Japan reached 173.4MW, an on-year growth of 342.8%. This...

EU duty on China-made solar products to help Taiwan solar industry, says SAS

Jun 27, 10:58

The European Union (EU) has imposed a tentative anti-dumping tariff of 11.8% on solar products imported from China and is negotiating with the China government. If both sides reach...

SAS expects solar wafer prices to increase in 2-3 months

Jun 26, 14:01

Doris Hsu, president of Taiwan-based Sino-American Silicon (SAS), has noted that Europe's anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariff against China-based firms includes solar cells and solar...

GET to hike solar wafer capacity

Jun 26, 13:57

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) has upgraded ingot slicing technology and will invest NT$50 million (US$1.67 million) to expand monthly production from...

GET reports 2012 net loss of NT$3 billion

Jun 25, 10:51

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) announced 2012 consolidated revenues of NT$9.836 billion (US$326 million), down by 47.16% on year. In particular, sales...

Emerging solar market growth dominates Solar Taiwan 2013 forum

Jun 19, 13:50

At Solar Taiwan 2013, the host, the Photonic Industry and Technology Development Association (PIDA), has invited solar firms such as SunEdison, Gintech, GCL-Poly, MEMC, and Motech...

Digitimes Research: South Korea firms mixed on solar business developments

Jun 18, 16:45

The solar market seemed promising for South Korea-based big enterprises such as Samsung, LG, and Hyundai. However, continuous loss has pushed these firms to modify the business str...

New Csun solar manufacturing facility in Turkey opens door for maker

Jun 17, 10:24

China-based solar firm China Sunergy (Csun) announced the opening of its new solar product manufacturing facility in Turkey at the end of May. This announcement came days before the...

LDK reports falling 1Q13 revenues

Jun 13, 15:41

LDK Solar, a China-based solar firm reported its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013.

Europe solar anti-dumping duties may cause 2H13 installations to fall by 1.3GW, says IHS

Jun 13, 15:23

Europe solar installations are forecast to fall by more than 6GW in 2013, with 1.3 GW of this decline attributed to incoming EU anti-dumping duties on China-made modules, according...

Solargiga strengthens cooperation with Sharp

Jun 11, 16:47

China-based mono-crystalline solar wafer firm Solargiga Energy Holdings recently announced a new business cooperation with Japan-based Sharp Corporation, in which the latter will...

Digitimes Research: Chemical bond energy can store electricity generated by solar power

Jun 11, 14:44

To have a steady supply of electricity generated from solar energy, energy storage is crucial.

Delta to deal out 2012 cash dividend of NT$5.3

Jun 10, 11:25

Taiwan-based green energy firm Delta Electronics held a shareholders meeting on June 7, 2013, during which it decided to deal out 2012 cash dividend of NT$5.3 (US$0.18) per share.

Yancey Hai, chairman of Delta Electronics

Solar trade dispute spreads to wine industry; gets personal

Jun 7, 11:35

In retaliation for Europe setting a punitive tariff (11.8%) on China-made solar panels, China announced on June 5 plans to start an anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation against...

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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.

  • 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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