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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.

Taiwan market: Renewable energy feed-in tariff subsidization to be available for application soon

Jan 14, 11:34

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has set feed-in tariff rates for renewable energy, and the subsidization is expected to be available for application by renewable energy...

China-based poly-Si makers expected to reduce to 5-7 in 2010

Nov 27, 16:13

Of the 20-30 poly-Si material makers currently in China, about half have completely, partially or intermittently stopped production and the number is on the rise. Only five to seven...

EU PVSEC expected to signal business outlook for 4Q09, 2010, say Taiwan makers

Sep 22, 11:57

The 2009 (24th) European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC) taking place in Hamburg, Germany, on September 21-25 is expected to be an indicator of the...

UMC launches subsidiary targeting energy-saving markets

Aug 25, 14:07

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) announced on August 24 that its board of directors has approved plans to establish a wholly-owned subsidiary dubbed UMC New Business Investment...

UMC CEO Shih-Wei Sun

PV market shows signs of rebound in 2Q09, says IMS Research

Aug 20, 11:10

Shipments of solar power (PV) equipment grew by 81% in the second quarter of 2009 from the first, according to IMS Research, indicating the worst of the industry's downturn may now...

Taiwan government plans to kick off roof PV installation program in 2010

Aug 6, 15:21

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), following the enactment of the Renewable Energy Development Statute in June 2009, plans to implement an on-roof PV system installation...

TSMC board meeting likely to discuss solar energy acquisition plans

Aug 6, 11:28

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is to hold a regular board meeting on August 10 during which its board of directors is likely to discuss plans to venture into solar...

Rick Tsai

AUO initial PV focus on end-market solutions and upstream material supply, says president

Aug 5, 16:43

AU Optronics (AUO)'s PV business strategy is to first focus on solutions for end-market users and upstream material supply, according to company president Lai-juh Chen.

TSMC CEO says internal goal for green energy more aggressive

Jul 31, 16:25

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has internally set a more ambitious goal for its freshly-established New Business Development Organization (NBDO), led by former...

Rick Tsai

TSMC in partnership talks with LED chipmaker Epistar, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 1, 17:01

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), seeking a new engine of growth for its sustainable business, is reportedly in talks to forge a partnership with LED chipmaker Epistar,...

Commentary: Rick Tsai still heir to Morris Chang?

Jun 15, 15:31

A group of former employees of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on April 9 staged a sit-in protest outside the residence of TSMC chairman Morris Chang. They demanded...

Rick Tsai

TSMC says new group targeting energy-saving markets to sustain its long-term growth

Jun 12, 12:20

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) expects its newly-launched business unit, the New Business Development Organization (NBDO), to bring in total revenues of US$2 billion...

Morris Chang and Rick Tsai

Taiwan should implement aggressive renewable energy policy, says Applied chairman

Jun 8, 14:58

Taiwan should be more active in following the worldwide trend where leading economies are rushing to capitalize on renewable energy to create a green economy that will be accompanied...

Applied Materials CEO Mike Splinter

Will grid parity change everything for solar industry? asks iSuppli

Jun 4, 14:44

Many in the solar power industry and the investment community believe the arrival of grid parity – the point when cost of electricity generated by a rooftop photovoltaic (PV)...

US and China threaten European solar supremacy, says Frost & Sullivan

May 13, 11:53

Increased competition and the global economic crisis have cast clouds upon the Western European solar energy market, according to Frost & Sullivan. Falling polysilicon and solar...

The Information Network suggests strategies for gaining share in the solar market

May 5, 14:59

Solar cell manufacturers must differentiate themselves during the slowdown in the solar cell market, according to The Information Network.

Taiwan government still seeking legal basis for PV installation subsidization

Apr 27, 12:18

After his Cabinet on April 23 approved a plan for the development of green energy industries, Taiwan's premier, Liu Chao-shiuan, has stressed that the scheme is meant to help local...

Global solar energy market is in oversupply, say Motech and E-Ton

Apr 23, 16:51

The global market of solar energy products is in oversupply currently and therefore the business outlook for related makers in 2009 is not optimistic, according to Taiwan-based crystalline...

Solar downturn leads to more mature PV industry, says iSuppli

Apr 20, 10:16

The severe downturn in the global photovoltaic (PV) market in 2009 actually could have a positive outcome for the worldwide solar industry, yielding a more mature and orderly supply...

Taiwan government to subsidize solar power-generating projects

Apr 16, 15:57

Taiwan's government will set aside NT$486 million (US$14.5 million) to subsidize solar power-generating projects in 2009, industry sources quoted Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA)...

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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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