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  • Last update: Thursday 18 December 2014 [917 news items]

US finalizes anti-dumping tariffs on Taiwan-made solar cells

Dec 18, 11:43

The US Department of Commerce on December 16 determined final anti-dumping tariff rates on Taiwan-made crystalline silicon solar cells either directly exported to the US or used in...

China may extend feed-in tariffs period, say Taiwan makers

Dec 8, 15:04

The China government, viewing that total PV system installations in the country in 2014 are expected to be significantly short of target, is likely to extend the applicability of...

High-efficiency solar cells may see shortages in 2015

Dec 1, 15:27

As mainstream PV power generation is expected to shift from ground-mounted stations to rooftop systems in Europe, the US, Japan and China in 2015, and solar cells used in rooftop...

Some Taiwan solar cell makers plan to cut personnel

Nov 24, 21:49

Some Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, faced with price drops and decreased orders arising from the US imposition of preliminary anti-dumping tariffs at an average...

Monocrystalline solar cell prices may fall in 4Q14, say Taiwan makers

Nov 19, 21:36

As many Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have increasingly shifted production from polycrystalline models to monocrystalline ones for higher gross margins, increased...

SAS considers expanding monocrystalline solar cell capacity in US or Germany

Nov 17, 22:23

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) plans to expand its annual production capacity for monocrystalline silicon solar cells by 350MWp from...

Solartech sells 2 solar cell production lines for stake in Malaysia-based TS Solartech

Nov 14, 10:36

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Solartech Energy on November 13 announced the sale of two solar cell production lines to Malaysia-based strategic partner TS Solartech Sdn Bhd...

Demand for P-type PERC monocrystalline solar cells low

Nov 6, 10:56

While many Taiwan-based P-type monocrystalline silicon solar cell makers have introduced PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) process to increase energy conversion rates from 18-19%...

Taiwan solar cell makers introducing PERC process to hike energy efficiency

Nov 5, 10:51

Many Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have introduced or plan to introduce PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) process to increase energy conversion rates for...

Taiwan solar cell maker reportedly to relocate factory to Thailand

Oct 28, 11:50

To avert the impact of US anti-dumping tariffs, a Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell maker will relocate production lines with an initial annual capacity of 500MWp from Taiwan...

SAS reportedly to raise funds for acquisitions

Oct 22, 12:05

Solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) plans to issue new shares to raise paid-in capital by NT$8-10 billion (US$264-330 million) ahead of a move to list its subsidiary...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Solartech, Tainergy to set up solar cell capacities abroad

Stockwatch - Sep 12, 11:07

Crystalline silicon solar cell makers Solartech Energy and Tainergy Tech have separately announced the establishment of solar cell production capacities in Malaysia and Vietnam res...

Malaysia makers quote solar cells based on Taiwan pricing

Sep 11, 16:01

Malaysia-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, viewing that Taiwan-based competitors are subject to an average US anti-dumping tariff of 25%, have quoted their solar cells...

Taiwan solar cell makers see orders increase in August

Sep 1, 11:00

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers generally saw orders increase in August, according to industry sources in Taiwan.

Taiwan solar cell makers see rebound in orders from China

Aug 22, 10:58

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have seen increases in orders from China-based PV module makers as demand from the country grows.

Solar cell production line upgrade cycle driving module powers to record highs, says Solarbuzz

Aug 21, 15:45

Makers of solar photovoltaic (PV) cells are increasing research and development efforts to push cell efficiencies to record levels. According to Solarbuzz, the power rating of industry-standard...

Taiwan solar cell makers lower prices to US$0.33/W

Aug 8, 10:27

Taiwan-based makers have lowered quotes for polycrystalline silicon solar cells with a prevailing energy conversion rate of 17.8% from US$0.40-41/W in early June to US$0.33/W currently,...

Solartech mulls shift of solar cell capacity abroad in response to US anti-dumping taxation

Aug 1, 15:41

The US Department of Commerce has decided to impose heavy preliminary anti-dumping tariff rates on crystalline silicon solar cells and PV modules imported from Taiwan. Taiwan-based...

Taiwan solar firms may rely on markets other than US in 2H14

Jul 29, 10:45

Since US preliminary anti-dumping tariff rates imposed on Taiwan-made PV products are much higher than originally expected, Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell and PV module...

China PV module makers expected to ask Taiwan solar cell makers to offer incentives

Jul 25, 10:43

China-based PV module makers have drastically decreased orders released to solar cell makers in Taiwan due to uncertainty about US preliminary anti-dumping tariffs, and are likely...

Investment in production of N-type monocrystalline solar cells may take off in 2-3 years

Jul 23, 13:45

As energy conversion rate requirements are on the rise, investment in the production of N-type monocrystalline silicon solar cells with conversion rates over 20% is likely to take...

Taiwan solar cell makers lower prices to US$0.35/W

Jul 18, 10:32

Taiwan-based polycrystalline silicon solar cell makers have lowered quotes from US$0.40-0.41/W in early June to US$0.35/W currently due to large decreases in orders from China-based...

Japan, South Korea makers talking with Taiwan solar cell makers for cooperation

Jul 8, 12:00

Japan- and South Korea-based PV makers, in an attempt to export in-house-made PV modules to the US market following US imposition of preliminary anti-dumping tariff rates on PV products...

Taiwan makers to hike monocrystalline solar cell output

Jul 2, 10:29

Taiwan-based polycrystalline silicon solar cell makers, due to increasing price competition from China-based makers, plan to increase or step into production of monocrystalline models,...

Motech sees decreased orders in the wake of US anti-subsidy tax

Jun 26, 19:36

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Motech Industries has seen significantly decreased orders from China-based PV module makers, according to company president and CEO Chang Peng-heng,...

Taiwan, China solar cell makers interested in HIT, say Taiwan makers

Jun 26, 16:14

As SolarCity, a US-based PV system installation service provider, will acquire a US-based HIT (heterojunction with intrinsic thin layer) solar cell and PV module maker, some Taiwan-...

Taiwan solar cell makers lower quotes to US$0.40/W

Jun 16, 11:46

Taiwan-based polycrystalline silicon solar cell makers, viewing that China-based PV module makers have drastically reduced orders arising from US imposition of preliminary anti-subsidization...

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