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Merger with DelSolar can lower costs in three major areas, says NSP chairman

Nov 22, 15:43

Quincy Lin, chairman of Taiwan-based solar cell maker Neo Solar Power (NSP), has noted that administrative, procurement, and R&D costs can be lowered through merging with DelSo...

Quincy Lin, chairman of NSP

Taiwan solar cell makers to see 12GWp potential orders in 2013 due to US, EU anti-dumping, says TSEC chairman

Nov 20, 20:28

As China-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers are expected to release orders to makers in Taiwan, while Europe- and Japan-based vendors will shift orders from China to Taiwan...

Commentary: Economies of scale vs. larger burden in solar market

Nov 13, 16:08

Rumors that the three top Taiwan-based solar firms may consolidate into a few large-size firms has been circulating around in the industry. The industry has been questioning the benefits...

Taiwan solar cell makers hoping price drops will ease in December

Nov 13, 11:39

Taiwan-based solar cell makers expect China-based competitors to stop dumping their products in December when the off season begins, helping stabilize prices, according to industry...

Commentary: Taiwan solar supply chain faces marginalization threat

Nov 6, 14:56

Taiwan-based makers in the solar PV industry may not have merger plans currently, but they all agree that consolidation will be an inevitable step. According to sources from Taiwan's...

Thintech Materials awaits conductive paste certification from customers

Nov 6, 11:08

Thintech Materials, Taiwan's largest supplier of aluminum target material with a market share of over 50%, has revealed that it has sent samples of its aluminum and silver-aluminum...

Giga Solar urges Taiwan government to develop domestic market

Nov 5, 13:57

Taiwan-based solar conductive paste maker Giga Solar unveiled a solar-power generating plant in Tainan, southern Taiwan on October 26, 2012.

Chi-jen Chen, chairman of Giga Solar

Motech, NSP deny merger rumors

Nov 5, 10:51

The latest rumors regarding a possible merger between Taiwan-based solar cell makers Motech and Neo Solar Power (NSP) have been denied by both firms. In addition, rumors regarding...

Solar module prices continue to slide, but signs of recovery appear on the horizon, says IHS

Oct 31, 10:54

Overcapacity, a decline in pricing as well as slowing growth in key worldwide markets will serve to keep the global market for solar modules depressed for the rest of the year, with...

Some China-based solar firms see better utilization rates

Oct 30, 15:40

Solar material makers have stated that China has been expanding domestic demand and some tier-one solar firms have been seeing capacity utilization rate rebound to 50% in October...

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Neo Solar Power reports loss for 3Q12

Oct 29, 16:03

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Neo Solar Power (NSP) has reported sales in the third quarter reached NT$2.962 billion (US$101 million), with gross margin of negative 10.86%. According...

Commentary: Solar conductive paste makers build up entry barriers

Oct 29, 12:28

The solar industry has been in a market downturn but solar cell conductive paste makers continue to see better profits. Taiwan-based Giga Solar, a silver, silver aluminum, and aluminum...

Solar industry to see better condition in 1Q13, says Giga Solar chairman

Oct 29, 11:26

Chi-jen Chen, chairman of Taiwan-based conductive paste maker Giga Solar, has indicated that the solar industry hit bottom in September and is likely to rebound in October. This rebound...

Chi-jen Chen, chairman of Giga Solar

Lowest solar cell price remains at US$0.35/watt in mid-October

Oct 17, 21:49

Taiwan-based solar cell makers have been keeping their lowest quotes at around US$0.35/watt in mid-October. Firms have been cutting capacity and would rather reduce production than...

Gintech cuts down workforce, halts fundraising plans

Oct 17, 10:21

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Gintech has revealed that the firm has cut down its workforce by 40 employees. The firm added that the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation in...

Solar cell makers have yet to see impact from Kyocera 3-busbar patent

Oct 16, 12:18

Japan-based solar firm Kyocera obtained a patent for 3-busbar solar cell structure in Japan on September 4, 2012. According to foreign media reports, the firm may use the patent to...

US announces final anti-dumping, anti-subsidy verdict on China-based solar firms

Oct 11, 21:26

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) announced its final verdict on the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation against China-based solar firms on October 10, 2012. A tariff will...

Creating domestic demand is more important than funding international projects, says Giga Solar chairman

Oct 8, 11:01

The Taiwan government should create domestic demand first instead of providing funds to finance international projects, according to Chi-jen Chen, chairman of Taiwan-based conductive...

Chi-jen Chen, chairman of Giga Solar

Solar industry to comprise of 4 major categories differing by technology, says NSP chairman

Oct 8, 10:49

Quincy Lin, chairman of Taiwan-based solar cell maker Neo Solar Power (NSP), has indicated that the solar industry will be divided into four categories according to technology - material,...

Quincy Lin, chairman of Neo Solar Power

SEMI publishes solar cell testing industry standard developed by ITRI, Taiwan makers

Oct 4, 15:57

Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI) has published a standard developed by Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) and several...

Foxconn reportedly registers solar subsidiary in China

Sep 28, 11:51

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has registered its solar subsidiary in China, according to news reports from China. The solar subsidiary will mainly produce solar...

Continuous price falls prevent solar firms developing new technologies

Sep 27, 14:09

The trade barriers built up by the US and EU have yet to stop the price fall of solar products and the continuous decline has been keeping firms away from developing mono-crystalline...

Suntech gets delisting warning from NYSE

Sep 24, 10:35

China-based vertically integrated solar firm Suntech Power Holdings has been warned by the New York Stock Exchange of the possibility of being delisted as the firm's stock has been...

Government funds help solar firms earn profits abroad, says NSP chairman

Sep 11, 11:43

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs will assign representatives to Hsinchu Science Park to assess the possibility of providing funds to Taiwan-based solar firms, according to Quincy...

Quincy Lin, chairman of NSP

Neo Solar unveils high-efficiency solar cell models Super 18, Black 19+

Sep 11, 01:05

Neo Solar Power (NSP), a Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell maker, on September 10 debuted Super 18, a new 6-inch polycrystalline solar cell model with an energy conversion...

China solar firms seek support from Taiwan to avoid high EU tariffs

Sep 10, 11:39

The EU's anti-dumping investigation includes China-made solar wafers, cells, and modules, but if firms can prove that not all components of a solar module were made in China, they...

Solar wafer buyers focus on quality, not price

Sep 7, 11:43

The price of 6-inch solar wafers in China has been falling to US$0.98/unit, according to China-based solar firms.

EU begins anti-dumping probe into China-based solar firms

Sep 7, 01:20

The European Commission launched an anti-dumping investigation against China-based solar firms on September 6. The investigation is scheduled to take nine months before preliminary...

Solar firms hope possible anti-dumping investigation in Europe will shift market to equilibrium

Sep 5, 16:49

The European Commission is expected to announce its position on the anti-dumping investigation requested by solar firms in Europe on September 6, 2012. Solar firms around the world...

German chancellor may influence EU anti-dumping investigation of China-made solar products

Sep 5, 12:22

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's agreement with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao's opposition to trade protectionism implies that she may attempt to dissuade the EU Commission from launching...

Solartech Energy reports falling August revenues

Newswatch - Sep 4, 10:24

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Solartech Energy has announced August revenues of NT$426 million (US$14.27 million), down by 22.35% on month. Accumulated revenues for the first eight...

Price of 17% efficiency solar cells expected to drop below US$0.40/watt

Aug 23, 01:30

The price of Taiwan-made solar cells with a conversion efficiency of 17% may drop below US$0.40/watt at the end of August due to unclear demand. Nevertheless, firms with strong customer...

China solar firms seek cooperation with Taiwan peers through investments

Aug 22, 01:25

China-based solar firms have been in talks with Taiwan-based peers over cooperation to avoid anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations, according to industry sources. In addition,...

Neo Solar Power reports 1H12 financial results

Aug 21, 13:57

Neo Solar Power (NSP), a Taiwan-based solar cell maker, has reported first-half 2012 consolidated revenues of NT$7.055 billion (US$235 million) with a net loss of NT$2.179 billion.

Some China-based solar makers likely to dump products to raise funds

Aug 21, 13:52

China's solar supply chain has been facing challenges in both domestic and international markets. While dealing with anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations in the international...

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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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    Shinsung Holdings producing solar cells with 18% efficiency

    Korea-based solar cell manufacturer Shinsung Holdings has announced that it has reached 18% mono-crystalline solar cell efficiency using a screen printing method. The solar cells...

    Photo: Company, Jan 14.

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    Applied Materials multiple printing technology for solar cells

    Applied Materials has announced its Baccini Esatto technology, a multi-step screen printing capability designed to increase the efficiency of crystalline silicon (c-Si) solar cells...

    Photo: Company, Sep 21.

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    HC Starck organic solar cell

    HC Starck Clevios GmbH offers two types of materials for use in organic photovoltaic (OPV) - the "hole acceptor" layer that has a planarizing or smoothing effect in the device; and...

    Photo: Company, Aug 12.

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