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China anti-dumping duties to drive up solar polysilicon devices, says IHS

Jun 7, 10:25

China's pending move to slap anti-dumping tariffs on imported solar polysilicon from key countries will generate a surge in pricing for this key raw material in June and July, but...

Yingli Solar comments on Europe preliminary anti-dumping duties

Jun 6, 20:48

Yingli Green Energy (Yingli Solar), a China-based solar firm, has commented on the imposition of preliminary anti-dumping duties by the European Commission (EC) targeting solar products...

Neo Solar Power sees May revenues grow 8% sequentially

Jun 5, 19:28

Solar cell maker Neo Solar Power (NSP) has announced May consolidated revenues of NT$1.114 billion (US$37 million), representing an on-month growth of 8.92% compared to NT$1.023 billion...

Europe sets 2-month 11.8% trade tariff on China solar panels

Jun 5, 12:37

The European Commission (EC) announced on June 4 a punitive tariff rate of 11.8% on China-made solar panels and main components such as solar cells and wafers, according to

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NSP, DelSolar complete merger

May 31, 15:01

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Neo Solar Power (NSP) has announced its merger with DelSolar, the solar subsidiary of Delta Electronics, was completed on May 31, 2013. NSP is the surviving...

Hanwha SolarOne sees 1Q13 revenues increase 33% sequentially

May 31, 13:58

China-based solar module maker Hanwha SolarOne saw first-quarter 2013 consolidated revenues show a 33.3% sequential growth to CNY1.1129 billion (US$181 million). First-quarter 2013...

Yingli Solar sees falling 1Q13 revenues

May 31, 11:54

China-based Yingli Green Energy Holding Company (Yingli Solar) has reported consolidated revenues for the first quarter of 2013 dropped.

Japan set to become largest solar revenue market in 2013, says IHS

May 30, 20:34

Japan's solar installations surged by 270% (in GW) in the first quarter of 2013, positioning the country to surpass Germany to become the world's largest solar market in terms of...

Strong reaction from China, EU members over solar trade row

May 28, 11:13

Europe may levy anti-dumping tariffs on China-made solar products. This will increase the prices of China-made solar products in Europe. To retaliate, China will likely impose tariffs...

ABB to produce PV inverters in South Africa

May 24, 12:39

ABB, a Switzerland-based power and automation technology group, plans to start production of central PV inverters in South Africa to support the rapidly growing local solar market...

Digitimes Research: US new solar installations may only reach 3.5GW in 2013

May 24, 10:37

The US has rich natural resources and states in the southwest region have sufficient sunshine with an annual average of over 2,200 hours. Western states in the US have been introducing...

Solar cell prices may increase to US$0.43/W in Taiwan

May 23, 21:42

Since the beginning of the second quarter, prices of solar wafers and cells in Taiwan have been increasing due to expectations that Europe may levy anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariffs...

Solar industry capex hits 7-year low in 2013, says IHS

May 22, 10:44

Although global capital spending this year in the solar supply chain is expected to fall to its lowest level since 2006, indications signal that the downturn in investment has hit...

Digitimes Research: Europe solar trade tariffs may slow down market growth

May 20, 11:11

The European Union (EU) plans to announce the details of its anti-subsidy tariff against China-based solar firms on June 6, 2013. The tariff is expected to be 30-67.9% with the average...

SMA Technology sees 1Q13 revenues fall on year

May 16, 14:20

Germany-based PV inverter firm SMA has revealed its financial results for the first quarter of 2013.

SunPower announces fiscal 2013 financial guidance

May 16, 14:20

US-based solar firm SunPower has provided financial guidance for second-quarter and fiscal year 2013. The firm stated that second-quarter 2013 revenues are likely to be between US$550-600...

Suntech agrees on new forbearance agreement with converible note holders

May 16, 11:32

China-based solar firm Suntech Power Holdings has announced that it has agreed on a new forbearance agreement with the majority of the holders of the firm's 3% convertible notes,...

Gintech unveils 19.5% energy efficiency multi-crystalline solar cell

May 14, 11:02

Taiwan-based Gintech has unveiled a multi-crystalline solar cell with the highest possible conversion efficiency of 19.5% and mass production average conversion rate of 18.4-18.8%,...

Wen-Whe Pan, president and COO of Gintech

Mirle sales affected by slow investments in large-size LCD panel, solar energy sectors

May 13, 16:23

Equipment supplier Mirle Automation has seen its sales continue to be affected by slow investments in large-size LCD panel and solar energy sectors, according to industry sources.

Digitimes Research: Battery technologies regain focus as energy storage demand rises

May 13, 14:15

Demand for energy storage continues to rise and lithium-ion batteries are a common choice. However, due to prices, safety and energy storage, many substitutes such as lithium-sulfur...

MEMC reports 1Q13 net sales down 26% sequentially

May 13, 13:54

US-based polysilicon maker MEMC has reported first-quarter 2013 financial results with net sales of US$443.6 million, down 26% on quarter and 15% on year. The firm reported first-quarter...

European Commission proposes high solar tariff against China firms

May 10, 15:09

The trade war in the solar market does not seem to be stopping. Following the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariff levied on China-based firms from the US, the EU is likely to follow...

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SAS expects solar business to breakeven in 2Q13

May 10, 10:36

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon (SAS) expects its solar business to reach breakeven and may obtain profits in the second quarter as market conditions have been...

Doris Hsu, president of SAS

Solar wafer production forecast to grow 19% in 2013, says Solarbuzz

May 9, 20:38

After falling 15% in 2012, solar wafer production is forecast to grow 19% in 2013, passing 30GW and recovering to 2011 levels, according to Solarbuzz. However, industry utilization...

Giga Solar front silver paste shipments reach 2 tons in 1Q13

May 8, 21:50

Taiwan-based solar conductive paste maker Giga Solar has reported front silver conductive paste shipments in the first quarter reached 2.4 tons. Including shipments of back silver...

Wen-Jui Huang, general manager of Giga Solar (left), Chi-jen Chen, chairman of Giga Solar (right)

Motech optimistic about 2Q13 performance

May 8, 21:01

Due to rising capacity utilization rates and rising solar cell prices in the first quarter of 2013, Taiwan-based solar cell maker Motech saw gross margin rise to negative 8% from...

Motech, Giga Solar report 1Q13 financial results

May 8, 18:49

Solar cell maker Motech reported first-quarter 2013 consolidated revenues of NT$3.667 billion (US$124 million), representing an on-quarter increase of 11% but an on-year decrease...

SAS to acquire full stake in Sino Solar

May 8, 12:22

Solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) on May 7 announced a merger with Sino Solar, its joint venture which makes crystalline silicon solar cells, through the acquisition...

Doris Hsu, president of SAS

Neo Solar, DelSolar merger to complete on May 31

May 7, 12:58

The merger of Taiwan-based solar cell makers Neo Solar Power (NSP) and DelSolar, a solar subsidiary of Delta Electronics, will be completed on May 31, 2013, said Quincy Lin, chairman...

Sam Hong, CEO of NSP (left), Quincy Lin, chairman and CSO of NSP (middle), Thomas Hsu, CFO and seni

First Solar reports 1Q13 net profits

May 7, 12:06

US-based thin-film solar firm First Solar reported first-quarter 2013 net sales of US$755 million, lower than the US$1.1 billion reported in the fourth quarter of 2012 but higher...

Digitimes Research: Emerging solar markets see rapid installation growth in 1Q13

May 3, 16:07

Solar demand in major markets in Europe continues to grow steadily as governments lower incentives. In the first quarter of 2013, total new solar installations in Germany, Italy,...

Top 20 solar module suppliers grab 70% market share in 1Q13, says Solarbuzz

May 3, 11:19

The top 20 solar module suppliers accounted for almost 70% of global solar shipments in first-quarter 2013, according to Solarbuzz.

SunPower reports falling 1Q13 revenues

May 3, 11:16

US-based solar firm SunPower has reported financial results for first-quarter 2013.

PV inverter supplier base fragments in 2012, says IHS

May 3, 10:42

The supplier base for PV inverters further fragmented in 2012, with the total market share of the 10 largest suppliers falling by more than four percentage points, according to IHS...

JA Solar and Flextronics enjoy booming solar module growth, says IHS

May 2, 12:20

China's JA Solar and Singapore-based Flextronics achieved the fastest growth among the top 10 producers of solar modules in 2012, as the two companies cashed in on the soaring demand...

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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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