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Price of solar wafers steadies at US$1.10-1.20/unit

Dec 6, 01:15

The price drop of solar wafers has been leveling off, according to industry sources. Since the beginning of November, the average selling price (ASP) of solar wafers has been steady...

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Digitimes Research: Spot price of polysilicon in Greater China remains static

Dec 2, 15:38

This week's spot prices of solar products in the Greater China region continued to fall but the pace of decline was slowing down significantly, as the market approached an end of...

Price drops of solar cells have been incremental in Greater China

Commentary: Consolidation to get solar industry back on track

Dec 2, 10:56

The solar market has been experiencing large turbulences in 2011. No one is optimistic about the industry in the short run. However, the exit of unfit firms has become the main drive...

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Less competitive should exit the solar market: Interview with Motech chairman

Dec 1, 16:03

In November, Digitimes had the opportunity to speak with Simon Tsuo, chairman of Taiwan-based solar cell maker Motech, about market demand. Tsuo also gave his opinion on how the solar...

Technological improvement is crucial for Taiwan-based solar cell makers, says Motech chairman

Taiwan solar cell makers may benefit from US probe

Dec 1, 10:55

In the wake of the ongoing anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation taken by the US government, China-based solar firms reportedly are looking to work with Taiwan-based firms to...

Solar prices closing in on costs

Nov 29, 01:05

The price of solar products has been decreasing continuously. Industry sources indicated the price has been dropping close to variable costs. If the condition continues, pay cuts...

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Digitimes Research: Greater China solar product price decreases slightly

Nov 25, 16:51

The spot price of solar products in Greater China continued to show slight decreases his week (November 21-25) except the 125 mono wafers, according to Chihheng Liang, analyst of...

Price of solar cells continues to decrease due to inventory clear-outs

Only 56-75% of global PV module inventory meets market energy efficiency and brand requirements, says Gintech president

Nov 25, 12:17

The global inventory of solar modules is estimated at 6-8GW currently, but modules which meet market-required energy conversion rates and bank-designated brands for lending are only...

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Trina Solar announces falling 3Q11 revenues

Nov 22, 14:31

Trina Solar, a China-based integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) products from the production of ingots, wafers and cells to the assembly of PV modules, has announced...

Solar industry to see more sunshine in 2013, says Solargiga

Nov 21, 14:41

China-based Solargiga Energy Holdings has indicated faith in the solar industry in the long-run. According to Tan Wen Hua, chairman and executive director of Solargiga, once the solar...

Digitimes Research: Price drops of solar products in Greater China begin to ease

Nov 18, 15:47

The spot prices of solar products in Greater China this weeks have been experiencing some leveling off, says Chihheng Liang, analyst of Digitimes Research. The leveling off is not...

Price drops of solar products in Greater China begin to ease

N-type monocrystalline solar cells have large market potential

Nov 18, 14:40

N-type monocrystalline solar cells which can achieve higher converison efficiencies than the conventional P-type multicrystalline solar cells have been gaining attention from solar...

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Solar cell prices may rebound after reaching US$0.40/W

Nov 17, 11:08

Solar cell prices are likely to slump to as low as US$0.40 per watt, but should start to rebound after reaching the level due to little room for further falls, according to industry...

Cooperation with Foxconn ongoing, says GCL-Poly

Nov 16, 01:25

Foxconn (Hon Hai Precision Industry) plans to enter the solar market through cooperation with China-based GCL-Poly. Rumors of delayed cooperation have been circulating in the market...

Solartech denies acquisition rumors

Nov 15, 14:22

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Solartech has dismissed rumors about acquiring Top Green Energy. According to Solartech, market conditions have been fluctuating and therefore there...

Price drops of solar cells fail to effectively stimulate demand

Nov 14, 14:12

The price of solar cells continues to decrease and many firms have been trying to clear out inventory. Previously firms typically cut prices 30% to clear out inventory, but due to...

Digitimes Research: Solar product prices continue falling in Greater China

Nov 11, 15:25

This week, the average spot price of polysilicon in Great China has come to US$28/kg, a US$1.00 drop compared to last week, according to Chihheng Liang, an analyst of Digitimes Research...

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Taiwan solar firms report falling October revenues

Nov 9, 01:05

Taiwan-based solar firms have been reporting declining October revenues with Gintech and Solartech outperforming peers with on-month decreases of less than 10%. Motech reported October...

Inventory backlog continues to push down solar cell quotes

Nov 8, 01:10

The price of solar cells continues to decrease. The current price of solar cells is around US$0.50/watt, but second- and third-tier firms have been reportedly quoting around US$0.45/watt...

Surge of solar installations in 4Q11 possible due to upcoming incentive cuts

Nov 8, 01:05

A surge of installations in the fourth quarter may be possible due to the 15% cut in incentive planned in Germany in 2012. UK also plans to cut incentives by 50%. The incentive cuts...

Digitimes Research: Greater China polysilicon spot price drops below US$30/kg

Nov 4, 16:29

Spot price of polysilicon in Greater China region has fallen below US$30/kg, according to Chihheng Liang, an analyst of Digitimes Research. While international polysilicon suppliers...

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Solar wafer/cell makers ask for higher purity polysilicon

Nov 4, 10:51

As clients require higher energy conversion rates for polysilicon solar cells and there has been an oversupply in the market, makers of solar-grade polysilicon wafers and cells have...

MEMC posts 3Q11 on-year revenue growth, revises down 2011 guidance

Nov 3, 10:46

US-based solar firm MEMC Electronic Materials (MEMC) has announced financial results for the third quarter of 2011 that reflect year-over-year revenue growth despite continued challenges...

Trina Solar establishes Asia Pacific regional headquarters in Singapore

Nov 2, 14:49

Trina Solar, a China-based integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) products, has announced the establishment of its Asia Pacific operating headquarters in Singapore.

Price competition between China and South Korea solar firms heats up

Nov 2, 01:25

Price competition between China- and South Korea-based solar firms continues to heat up, putting pressure on Taiwan-based solar firms. Industry sources indicated that average quotes...

Technological improvement is key to survival of solar firms, says Motech chairman

Nov 1, 16:51

Technological improvement will be the key to solar firms' survival, according to Simon Tsuo, chairman of Taiwan-based solar cell maker Motech. The industry should have seen oversupply...

Polysilicon firms willing to lower quotes

Nov 1, 01:10

The end market demand in the solar market has been weak, and the wave of price drops have been moving from downstream to upstream polysilicon. The price of polysilicon this quarter...

Digitimes Research: Greater China solar cell spot prices show signs of stabilization

Oct 28, 16:45

The decline of solar cell spot prices has slowed down this week in the Greater China region due to increased installation demand from Germany as the new subsidy cut of 15% has been...

Digitimes Research: Greater China solar cell spot prices

Giga Solar aluminum paste shipments to decrease in 2011, says chairman

Oct 27, 12:02

Due to low demand in the market, shipments of aluminum paste for solar cells are expected to decrease around 30% in 2011, said Chi-jen Chen, chairman of Taiwan-based conductive paste...

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Motech reports narrower loss for 3Q11

Oct 27, 11:31

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Motech Industries has announced consolidated revenues for the third quarter of 2011 increased 17% sequentially with net losses narrowing to NT$574 million...

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Neo Solar Power shipments increase in 3Q11

Oct 27, 10:58

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Neo Solar Power announced third-quarter revenues of NT$5.17 billion (US$171.72 million). Despite 23.4% increase in shipments, gross margin came to negative...

REC third quarter revenues down 12%

Oct 27, 10:09

Norway-based Renewable Energy Corporation ASA (REC) has reported third-quarter 2011 revenues of NOK3,001 million (US$546 million) and EBITDA of NOK370 million. The operating result...

Tainergy to unveil China solar cell plant

Oct 26, 10:39

Solar cell firm Tainergy is to hold an opening ceremony for a new plant in Kunshan, China. Planned capacity at the plant is 1GW. The plant currently has completed production lines...

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Solar cell quotes likely to continue dropping

Oct 25, 15:19

The traditional weak fourth quarter in the solar market is likely to push solar cell quotes further down this week. Quotes of solar cells last week were around US$0.55-0.58/watt,...

Polysilicon contract price falls to US$36-37/kg

Oct 25, 14:55

The contract price of polysilicon has dropped from US$42-43/kg at the beginning of October to US$36-37/kg due to weak demand. According to industry sources, the price has decreased...

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