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Europe solar PV revival to be driven by Germany, UK, Italy, and France, says Solarbuzz

Nov 8, 10:43

The Europe solar photovoltaic (PV) market is poised to recover during the fourth quarter of 2013, after an 18-month downturn that redefined the role of Europe within the global solar...

Neo Solar 3Q13 operation turns profitable, Gintech October revenues hit 25-month high

Nov 7, 11:07

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Neo Solar Power saw its business operation swing from net operating loss of NT$516 million (US$17.3 million) for the first half of 2013 to net operating...

Giga Solar expects to ship 30 tons of front-side silver paste, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 6, 14:23

Giga Solar Materials has seen monthly shipments of front-side silver paste increase to over four tons and expects to ship 30 tons of the material in 2013 and 100 tons in 2014, according...

Motech 3Q13 operation improves

Stockwatch - Nov 5, 11:03

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell maker Motech Industries has reported that its third-quarter 2013 consolidated revenues grew 24.26% sequentially to NT$6.346 billion (US$213...

Suntech Power to be acquired by Shunfeng Photovoltaic, says report

Oct 30, 11:01

Shunfeng Photovoltaic International, a China-based maker of solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers, cells and PV modules, has reportedly obtained permission from China's authorities...

Multicrystalline silicon modules to dominate solar PV industry in 2014, says Solarbuzz

Oct 28, 14:56

The production of multicrystalline-silicon (c-Si) solar photovoltaic (PV) modules is set to dominate PV manufacturing during 2014, with p-type multi c-Si technology accounting for...

Giga Solar Materials starts construction of PV power plant in Japan

Oct 28, 14:29

Taiwan-based PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials on October 25 began construction of a ground-mounted PV power-generating station with an annual capacity of 17MWp in Fukushima...

Inventec aims at NT$15 billion revenues from PV business in 2014

Oct 28, 10:49

Taiwan-based Inventec Group aims to increase revenues from PV business operations to NT$15 billion (US$517 million) in 2014, hiking 50% on year, according to group president Yeh Ku...

GET aims to hike solar-grade silicon wafer ASPs 3-5% in 4Q13

Oct 23, 21:42

Green Energy Technology (GET), in view of tight supply of solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafers arising from increasing demand in China, Japan and emerging markets, aims to increase...

SunPartner and 3M collaborate to deliver wireless transparent solar charging system for consumer mobile electronics

Oct 22, 16:17

Sunpartner Technologies and 3M have announced an agreement to collaborate in product development and technical solutions. The two companies are developing a sustainable wireless transparent...

Taiwan PV makers seize opportunities in monocrystalline market as PV self-consumption increases, says firm

Oct 22, 16:08

According to EnergyTrend, demand for PV self-consumption continues to increase in Europe due to decreased feed in tariffs and increased electricity price and surcharge fees for grid-connection...

Energy storage systems for solar and wind power integration will surpass US$10 billion in annual market value by 2023, says firm

Oct 21, 15:00

Global markets boasted 51,000MW of wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) power generation capacity installed in 2012, and while some variable generation markets may slow or stall, there...

Motech unveils Sirius series monocrystalline silicon soar cells

Oct 18, 15:06

Taiwan-based Motech Industries on October 17 unveiled its Sirius series monocrystalline silicon solar cells with a maximum energy conversion rate of 20.5% and will kick off volume...

IHS cuts global solar inverter revenues forecast in light of heavy price declines

Oct 17, 15:29

Global market revenues for solar photovoltaic (PV) inverters will drop by 9% in 2013, due to rapid price declines for commercial and utility-scale inverters and intense cost pressure...

Foxconn obtains UL certification for PV module frames

Oct 17, 12:15

Foxconn Electronics has obtained Underwriters Laboratories (UL) certification for frames for PV systems and the company indicated that it currently produces such frames on an OEM...

Better prospects in polysilicon market lead to increased PV demand in 1Q14, says EnergyTrend

Oct 16, 14:37

According to EnergyTrend, the intensive pricing competition in the photovoltaic (PV) market has gradually come to an end. Due to the increased demand in emerging markets, solar system...

Spot prices for solar-grade silicon wafers slightly up, says GET

Oct 15, 12:19

The average spot market quote for solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer has risen slightly by 1.18% to US$0.86/W, while that for high-efficiency models by 1.09% to US$0.926/W,...

Gigastorage September revenues up over 72% on year

Oct 9, 15:13

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Gigastorage has reported September consolidated revenues of NT$648 million (US$21.7 million), rising 76.22% on year and by 8.07% on month,...

GET September revenues hit 24-month high

Stockwatch - Oct 8, 15:07

Solar-grade crystalline silicon ingot and wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.16 billion (US$39.3 million) for September 2013, the...

Solar PV installations reach record high of 9GW in 3Q13, says Solarbuzz

Oct 4, 12:26

During the third quarter of 2013, end-market demand from the global solar PV industry reached a new record of 9GW. This record demand is up 6% on quarter and almost 20% on year, according...

Neo Solar September revenues hit 30-month high

Stockwatch - Oct 4, 10:19

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell maker Neo Solar Power on October 3 reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.27 billion (US$75.9 million) for September 2013, the highest...

Countervailing duty imposed on China imports of US polysilicon may have limited impact on price, says EnergyTrend

Oct 3, 15:03

The Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China (MOFCOM) recently announced that subsidies were applied to US polysilicon under investigation which led to substantive damages...

Global solar installation growth set to hit 3-year high in 2014, says IHS

Oct 3, 14:51

Global photovoltaic (PV) installations are forecast to rise at the fastest pace in three years in 2014, exceeding 40GW for the first time and generating installation revenue of more...

Giga Solar September revenues hit record

Stockwatch - Oct 3, 11:24

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials has reported record consolidated revenues of NT$408 million (US$13.6 million) for September, growing 11.03% sequentially and 128.13%...

Current solar technologies are not enough to reach SunShot US$1/W installed goal, says Lux Research

Oct 2, 15:26

A look at disruptive solar innovations finds that technologies built around crystalline silicon (x-Si) modules are the most likely to find commercial success even though they will...

Solartech September revenues hit 15-month high

Stockwatch - Oct 2, 12:11

Taiwna-based crystalline silicon solar cell maker Solartech Energy has reported consolidated revenues of NT$701 million (US$23.4 million) for September, the highest monthly level...

Japan zero nuclear power issue triples PV market demand in 2013, says EnergyTrend

Oct 1, 14:31

Regular inspections have been conducted on the number four reactor at Japan's Oi nuclear power plant. However, delayed inspections has once again led to Japan's "zero nuclear...

Coupled solar and energy storage market to grow to US$2.8 billion in 2018, says Lux Research

Oct 1, 14:24

Corporates playing in the solar and energy storage segments have long dreamed of combining the two complementary technologies to differentiate products and defend margins. This symbiotic...

Gigastorage acquires Wafering to expand solar wafer capacity

Stockwatch - Oct 1, 11:05

Solar wafer maker Gigastorage has announced the acquisition of a 100% stake in fellow maker Wafering Technology for NT$110 million (US$3.7 million) to expand production capacity.

Emerging solar markets set for rapid installation expansion through 2017, says IMS Research

Sep 30, 14:26

The next big opportunity for growth in the global solar business lies in small, emerging markets where photovoltaic (PV) installations are forecast to rise at about triple the global...

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...

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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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