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Unitech looks to strong growth in automotive, any-layer HDI, rigid-flexible boards

Feb 20, 16:07

Shipments of automotive boards, any-layer HDI boards and rigid-flexible PCB boards will be growth drivers for Unitech Printed Circuit Board in 2014, according to the company.

South Africa most attractive emerging country for solar energy, says firm

Feb 17, 15:14

South Africa's target of building 8.4GW of solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity by 2030, combined with the success of its large-scale tendering process in attracting investment to fulfill...

Coupled solar and energy storage market to grow to US$2.8 billion in 2018, says Lux Research

Oct 1, 14:24

Corporates playing in the solar and energy storage segments have long dreamed of combining the two complementary technologies to differentiate products and defend margins. This symbiotic...

Commercial segment set to lead solar energy storage market by 2017, says IMS Research

Sep 24, 15:47

Currently the smallest part of the global solar energy storage business, the commercial segment, is projected to expand by a factor of 700 in the coming years and become the largest...

Mirle sales affected by slow investments in large-size LCD panel, solar energy sectors

May 13, 16:23

Equipment supplier Mirle Automation has seen its sales continue to be affected by slow investments in large-size LCD panel and solar energy sectors, according to industry sources.

Foxconn invests in solar energy green houses in China, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 16, 13:50

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) plans to cooperate with the local government in China's Guangxi autonomous region to develop solar power applications for agricultural...

Possible anti-dumping investigation by EU to create social problems in China, says State Councellor

Aug 24, 10:33

The possible anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation against China-based solar module firms in Europe will hurt China's solar industry more than the US investigation, said Dinghuan...

Dinghuan Shi, China State Councellor

UMC solar subsidiaries halt plans for new investments

Aug 23, 01:40

Topcell Solar International and NexPower Technology, two solar energy subsidiaries of United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC), will temporarily not commit to new investments due...

Spot polysilicon prices drop to US$18-21/kg

Aug 17, 14:39

The spot price of polysilicon has been falling to US$18-21/kg recently, down 5-10% from US$20-22/kg available in July, due in part to reduced subsidies in Germany, according to industry...

Oversupply of solar energy to turn worse in 2013, says JA Solar CEO

Jul 27, 12:18

Oversupply in the solar energy industry will become worse in 2013 before the industry undergoes a new wave of consolidation that will lead to shortages in 2014-2015, according to...

Fang Peng, CEO of JA Solar

China market: Government to push domestic solar energy demand to 6GWp in 2012

Jul 27, 01:05

The China government plans to push up demand for solar energy in the domestic market up to 6GWp in 2012 to help local solar cell and module makers, which have seen their exports squeezed...

Germany solar energy firms soliciting investments from Taiwan

Jul 13, 14:32

Taiwan's Investment Commission of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has offered local solar energy firms a list of counterparts in Germany that have gone bankrupt recently and...

Delta looks to strengthen 3Q12 performance

Jun 29, 12:40

Delta Electronics expects its performance for the third quarter of 2012 to be better than that recorded in the second, while maintaining its gross margin at the same double-digit...

Commentary: Japan, India increase dependence on solar energy due to energy shortages

Jun 18, 16:21

Energy hungry markets are the new potential markets for the solar industry. China's solar market is being spurred by rising energy demand due to the rapid economic developments. Now,...

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Microinverters and power optimizers grew 500% in 2010, says IMS Research

Sep 14, 15:24

Use of disruptive technologies in the PV inverter industry grew strongly in 2010 with shipments of microinverters and power optimizers growing by well over 500%; however, they still...

Donauer Solartechnik partners with Bosch Solar Energy

Jul 5, 15:02

Donauer Solartechnik now stocks solar modules from Bosch Solar Energy. Thus the wholesaler has become one of the selected companies which offer modules from Bosch, strengthening its...

Japan's prime minister to announce new energy plan in G8 meeting

May 26, 12:21

Japan's prime minister Naoto Kan is expected to announce his government's new energy plan, the "Sunrise Plan," at the G8 meeting taking place on May 26-27 in France.

Grid parity of solar energy can be achieved in several countries by 2013, says Eversol chairman

May 9, 16:03

It is inevitable for the industry to go through turbulences these couple of years, Ellick Liao, chairman for Eversol has pointed out. It all began in 2008 when the Spanish government...

Europe-based client halts solar cell contract manufacturing orders to Taiwan and China manufacturers

Mar 22, 01:05

Due to the uncertainties surrounding Italy's solar energy policies, a major European solar company reportedly has halted contract manufacturing orders to solar cell makers in Taiwan...

Aide Solar invests US$22 million for capacity expansion in China

Feb 17, 10:58

Aide Solar Energy has spent CNY144 million (US$21.85 million) to acquire a 88,000-square-meter plot of land in Xuzhou Economic Development Zone, China, its parent company Panjit said...

AUO capex to reach NT$90-95 billion in 2011

Jan 28, 01:10

AU Optronics (AUO) will see its capex reach NT$90-95 billion (US$3.1-3.27 billion) in 2011, up from NT$84.62 billion in 2010. 20% of capex in 2011 will be for investment in solar...

Aide Solar to list on TSE after issuing private placement

Dec 30, 02:00

PV module supplier Aide Solar Energy, a China-based subsidiary under Taiwan's Panjit Group, will launch a private placement before trading on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE), according...

Chroma Ate seeing sales to green technology sectors grow

Dec 23, 12:28

Testing solution provider Chroma Ate has seen sales to green technology sectors, including solar energy, LED and electric cars, climb to account for 27% of total revenues in the first...

Germany may slash solar energy incentives by 16% in mid-2011

Dec 17, 12:03

The government and opposition parties in Germany are in talks regarding a 16% cut of the feed in tariff (FIT) for PV solar systems on July 1, 2011, according to market rumors. Germany...

TecMall Forum this year to focus on cloud computing

Dec 14, 01:55

The 13th TecMall Forum, which will be hosted on December 15 in Taichung, Taiwan, will focus on discussing the cloud computing industry with both China-based players including Hasee...

AUO to proceed with investment plans at Erhlin Park

Sep 30, 01:15

AU Optronics (AUO) has said that it will proceed with its planned "Erhlin Project" to build two 11G TFT LCD panel plants and two solar energy plants at the Erhlin Park of...

SAS becomes second largest shareholder of Sunrise Global Solar Energy

Sep 23, 11:01

Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS), a Taiwan-based producer of solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers, has invested NT$950.18 million (US$29.8 million) to increase its stake in...

China solar module makers cut quotes by 7%

Aug 20, 14:43

Some China-based PV solar module makers have reduced their quotes by 7% from 1.35-1.45 euro/W (US$1.73-1.86) in the second quarter to 1.25-1.4 euro/W, according to industry sources...

Guangdong Province to strengthen partnership with Delta and Lite-On Tech in LED and green energy, says governor

Aug 19, 10:51

The governor of Guangdong Province, China, Huang Hua-hua, on August 18 visited Delta Electronics and Lite-on Technology and noted that the provincial government will invest 10 billion...

Solar-grade wafer makers to raise wafer prices in 3Q10

Jun 11, 11:25

Solar-grade silicon wafer makers are expected to raise quotes by 1-2% in the third quarter of 2010 as poly-Si supply on the international spot market remains tight and most wafer...

Solar thermal poised to take off, says iSuppli

May 19, 14:48

While most of the focus in the solar world is on PV power, the fastest-growing segment of the solar market is actually the solar thermal market, which will expand by a factor of 37...

GPM expects sales contribution from solar equipment to rise to 20% in 2010

May 11, 16:26

Gallant Precision Machining (GPM) expects equipment for producing crystalline silicon solar cells to account for 20% of its 2010 revenues, up from 5% in 2009.

Taiwan thin-film PV module makers ramp up production and China operation

Apr 29, 11:29

With strong order momentum, Taiwan-based thin-film PV module makers, including Nexpower Technology, Auria Solar, Eversol Corp., Sunwell Technology and Green Energy Technology (GET),...

South Korea aims for 5% share of global solar energy market in 2012, says Digitimes Research

Apr 14, 14:04

In accordance with its green energy blueprint to increase renewable energy's share of the country's total power output to 10% in 2020-2022, South Korea aims to increase its worldwide...

AUO increases capex to NT$100 billion in 2010

Jan 29, 15:00

AU Optronics (AUO) has increased its capex by 64% to NT$100 billion (US$3.13 billion) for 2010, up from NT$61 billion in 2009.

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    PV park in Hangzhou, China

    China-based Astronergy has wons a 2MW rooftop PV project located at the in Hangzhou Energy and Environment Industrial Park through a competitive and selective bidding process. The...

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