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

Taiwan solar firms fear turning into OEM firms for China

Newswatch - May 22, 15:28

Taiwan-based solar firms have been experiencing rising orders from China due to the anti-dumping investigation by the US government. With anti-dumping duties ranging from 31-250%,...

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Taiwan solar cell makers plan to increase quotes due to expected order increases from China

May 21, 11:19

The US government announced preliminary anti-dumping duties on China-made solar cells on May 17, 2012, and Taiwan-based solar cell makers reportedly plan to increase quotes due to...

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NSP collaborates with customer to deliver 19.81% efficiency mono-crystalline solar cell

May 17, 15:41

Taiwan-based solar cell firm, Neo Solar Power (NSP), announced that it has worked with a customer to deliver 6-inch solar cells with maximum cell efficiency of 19.81% using the Black19...

NSP Black 19

There is room for Foxconn to cooperate with Sharp in solar, say Taiwan makers

May 15, 15:55

Industry sources in Taiwan have noted that that there is a chance for Foxconn and Sharp, who have announced plans to cooperate on the production of TVs and panels, to work together...

Foxconn

Motech, Gintech report rising April revenues

May 11, 10:10

Taiwan-based solar cell makers Motech and Gintech reported April revenues with on-month increases of 8% and 3.9% respectively.

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DelSolar debuts on TSE

May 10, 12:14

DelSolar, the solar subsidiary of Delta Electronics, debuted on Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) with IPO of NT$14.7 (US$0.50) on May 9, 2012.

Solar cell firms lower quotes slightly to secure June orders

May 8, 14:58

Industry sources indicated that quotes of high efficiency solar cells have been lowered to US$0.45-0.47/W from US$0.46-0.48/W. This is seen as a move to secure June orders.

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Taiwan-based solar cell maker quote higher than China-based makers

May 3, 14:12

Taiwan-based makers of solar cells currently quote US$0.45-0.5/W for energy conversion rates of 16.8-17.0%, while China-based makers offer lower prices of US$0.41-0.42/W in order...

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LDK reports 4Q11 gross margin of negative 65.5%

May 2, 12:10

LDK Solar, a China-based vertically integrated manufacturer of solar products, has reported its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2011. According...

Motech expects April-May orders in excess of production capacity

Apr 26, 15:17

Motech has been operating at full capacity since the Lunar New Year holidays due to a demand rebound and effects from the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations by the US government...

Motech solar cells

Orders in 2Q12 better than expected, say solar makers

Apr 25, 01:15

Demand in the solar market in the second quarter has been better than expected due to a surge of installations in Italy before the upcoming incentive cuts. Taiwan-based solar cell...

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Solar firms need to actively engage in technological improvements: Q&A with Wen-Whe Pan, president and COO of Gintech

Apr 19, 15:54

During weak market conditions in 2011, Taiwan-based solar cell maker Gintech was the first firm in Taiwan to return to full capacity in fourth-quarter 2011. Digitimes conducted an...

Wen-whe Pan, president and COO of Gintech

Back wiring for solar cells needs downstream cooperation, say Taiwan makers

Apr 19, 01:10

Taiwan-based solar cell makers have said there are difficulties to adopting back wiring for solar cells in the short-run because it requires cooperation with downstream solar module...

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DelSolar aims to increase monocrystalline solar cell efficiency above 19% in 2012

Apr 18, 01:10

DelSolar, a subsidiary of Delta Electronics, aims to increase polysilicon solar cell conversion efficiency from 17.2-17.3% to 18% and monocrystalline solar cell efficiency to above...

Lidon Chen, president of DelSolar

Digitimes Research: Spot price of polysilicon in Greater China drops to US$22.5/kg

Apr 13, 13:58

The prices of solar products in China dropped slightly this week (April 9-13).

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Polysilicon spot price close to US$22/kg

Apr 12, 01:30

The most recent spot price of polysilicon has been reaching close to US$22/kg. Industry sources noted that downstream demand has been weak causing solar wafer firms to be reluctant...

China-based solar maker LDK to lay off employees, say reports

Apr 10, 15:17

LDK Solar, a China-based solar firm, will lay off employees who have been at the company less than three years, according to media reports in China. Gintech Energy, Neo Solar Power...

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Neo Solar Power sees March revenues up on month

Apr 9, 10:02

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Neo Solar Power (NSP) reported March revenues of NT$1.231 billion (US$42 million), up by 20.98% on month but down by 48.07% on year. The accumulated...

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Asia solar makers worried about bankruptcies in Germany solar industry

Apr 6, 11:27

Asia-based solar firms have been concerned about decreasing distribution channels in Germany as many Germany-based firms have filed for bankruptcy. Industry sources believe the government...

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Solar cell prices drop due to April 1 incentive cuts in Germany

Apr 3, 01:20

Solar cell price dropped to US$0.45/W from US$0.48-0.50/W in recent days due to the April 1 incentive cuts taken by the Germany government, a decrease of 5%.

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First Solar, SunPower thrive for market differentiation

Apr 2, 15:18

Among the top-ten solar cell firms in 2011 listed by research institutes, First Solar and SunPower are US-based. The other eight firms are from the Greater China region. To compete,...

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SunPower announces commercial production of 24% efficiency solar cells

Mar 30, 11:54

SunPower, a US-based manufacturer of high efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems has announced that its third generation SunPower Maxeon solar cell (Maxeon) is now...

E-Ton suffers 2011 net loss of over NT$4 billion

Mar 27, 14:28

E-Ton Solar Tech, a Taiwan-based maker of solar cells, has announced its 2011 financial report with revenues of NT$6.73 billion (US$222 million) and gross operating loss of NT$2.552...

E-Ton Solar

Digitimes Research: Consistent demand in US market keeps Greater China solar price steady

Mar 23, 16:04

The prices of solar products in Greater China continue to hold despite the concerns over the upcoming Germany feed-in-tariff (FIT) cuts. In addition, demand in the US has been picking...

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US anti-dumping, anti-subsidy verdict to be issued in May, says industry sources

Mar 22, 01:05

A verdict on the US-government's anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation against China-based solar firms may be finalized in May, according to industry sources in China.

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World solar PV market grew to 27.4GW in 2011, says Solarbuzz

Mar 20, 14:44

Worldwide solar photovoltaic (PV) market installations reached a record high of 27.4GW in 2011, up 40% on year, according to Solarbuzz.

First-tier China solar cell makers outsourcing production to avoid impact of US probe

Mar 20, 14:23

Although the US Department of Commerce has not yet announced results of its anti-dumping and anti-subsidization investigation against China-based makers of solar cells and modules,...

solar panels

Taiwan solar cell makers quote US$0.50/W

Mar 20, 14:12

Taiwan-based makers of solar cells are quoting US$0.50/W, slightly lower than US$0.50-0.55/W quoted in February before the Germany government announced a reduction in the feed-in...

solar panels

April 1 FIT cuts in Germany to only affect ground-mounted solar PV systems, says Gintech president

Mar 16, 12:32

Taiwan-based solar cell firm Gintech has indicated that ground-mounted solar PV systems will suffer strong impact from the April 1 feed-in-tariff (FIT) cuts in Germany. However, commercial...

Wen-Whe Pan, president and COO of Gintech

April orders unaffected by Germany FIT cuts, says Solartech chairman

Mar 16, 11:17

Kong-Hsin Liu, chairman of Taiwan-based solar cell maker Solartech, has indicated that first-quarter 2012 performance will be better than fourth-quarter 2011. In addition, Liu noted...

Kong-Hsin Liu, chairman of Solartech

Taiwan solar firms lower production of mono-like solar products

Mar 9, 01:20

The solar industry went through a period of hype for mono-like solar wafers. However, development of this particular industry has not flourished in 2012. Industry sources noted that...

mono-like solar cell

Motech reports rising February revenues

Mar 8, 15:30

Taiwan-based solar cell firm Motech has reported February consolidated revenues of NT$1.369 billion (US$46.42 million), up by 37.03% on month but down by 64.50% on year. The accumulated...

Solar prices in Greater China unaffected by upcoming incentive cuts in Germany

Mar 8, 01:45

Industry sources have noted that so far solar cell prices in the Greater China region have not been affected by planned incentive cuts in Germany. The price of solar cells with conversion...

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Low FIT to boost popularity of high conversion efficiency solar products

Mar 2, 16:00

As Germany cuts incentives, the era of low feed-in-tariff (FIT) for the solar industry has arrived. Germany also indicated the new incentive plan will only subsidize 85-90% of electricity...

solar panels

Japan PV Expo 2012: Taiwan firms showcasing high-efficiency products

Mar 1, 01:25

The solar market in Japan has been focused on rooftop solar PV systems. Hence high-efficiency solar products have been popular in this particular market. Taiwan-based firms such as...

Gintech mono cell
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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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