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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...

PERC newcomers faced with patent barriers

Jun 3, 13:42

While many Taiwan-based solar cell makers have started or plan to start producing PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) - a type of monocrystalline silicon solar cells - in a bid...

Taiwan solar cell makers roll out PERC

May 29, 12:14

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, in response to demand from clients in Japan and the US, have stepped into production of PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell)...

Gintech tops Taiwan solar cell makers in 1Q14 profits

May 20, 12:25

Gintech Energy recorded net EPS of NT$0.60 (US$0.0198) for the first quarter of 2014, the highest among main Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers.

Global market share for monocrystalline solar cells may rise, say Taiwan makers

May 7, 15:18

Since the polycrystalline silicon solar cell sector has come to a bottleneck hiking energy conversion rates and cost is increasing, monocrystalline silicon solar cells seem to have...

Taiwan monocrystalline solar cell makers under pressure to hike energy efficiency to obtain orders from Sharp

Apr 25, 11:16

Japan-based PV vendor Sharp plans to hike the required energy conversion rates for P-type monocrystalline silicon solar cells its procures over the next 3-6 months, putting pressure...

Taiwan solar cell makers see surging orders from China

Apr 16, 20:17

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have received a significant increase in orders from first-tier China-based PV module makers and consequently ordered volumes have...

Taiwan solar firms speculate on possible impact of US probe

Mar 26, 11:55

While the US Department of Commerce is conducting an anti-dumping investigation of China-based PV module makers and their cell suppliers in Taiwan, the China makers reportedly have...

Taiwan solar cell makers mull mergers in the wake of US anti-dumping probe

Mar 13, 11:30

Taiwan-based solar cell makers, due to concerns about impacts from the possibility of US imposing anti-dumping tariffs on their products, have begun mulling the feasibility of mergers,...

US ITC names 5 Taiwan solar cell makers as candidate respondents in anti-dumping probe, sources say

Mar 7, 15:56

The US International Trade Commission (ITC) has recommended five Taiwan-based solar cell makers as candidate respondents to the Department of Commerce's (DOC) anti-dumping investigation,...

Japan PV vendors shifting outsourced production from Taiwan solar cell makers to China PV module makers

Mar 5, 20:58

Japan-based PV vendors, due to cost considerations and the depreciation of the Japanese yen, have been shifting from outsourcing solar cells production to Taiwan-based makers for...

Impact of US anti-dumping probe to show in May, say Taiwan solar cell makers

Mar 5, 12:36

The impact of the US anti-dumping investigation of Taiwan-based makers who supply solar cells to China-based PV module makers is expected to start showing in May, according to industry...

March solar cell orders from China not decreasing as expected, say Taiwan makers

Feb 25, 11:01

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers originally expected China-based PV module makers to reduce orders due to the impact of a US anti-dumping investigation of Taiwan-based...

Taiwan solar cell makers can bear up to 15% US anti-dumping tax

Feb 20, 11:34

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) has started an anti-dumping investigation of China- and Taiwan-based solar players and is expected to announce preliminary anti-dumping tariffs...

Taiwan cell makers looking to answer charges in US PV anti-dumping probe

Feb 18, 13:58

A US anti-dumping investigation is targeting PV modules imported from China. However, because Taiwan crystalline silicon solar cell makers generally are suppliers for China-based...

Tainergy Tech to expand solar cell, PV module capacity

Jan 27, 10:24

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell and PV module maker Tainergy Tech will expand its annual production capacity for solar cells from 560MWp currently to 700MWp, and that...

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