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Midwestern China has large-scale solar power plant potential

Jul 15, 16:53

Despite the possible negative effects from Italy's new incentive program which offer an extra 10% subsidy for solar modules that contain 60% of "Made in EU" components,...

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Italy "Made in EU" policy to benefit Taiwan-based solar cell makers

Jul 15, 14:41

Italy recently announced details of its new incentive program for second half of 2011. According to Europe-based solar firms, solar products that contain 60% of components such as...

Taiwan-based solar cell makers need to expand customer base

Jul 14, 16:20

Taiwan-based solar cell firms have been depending on customers in Europe. As low priced solar modules from China-based firms sweep through the market, many firms in Europe are facing...

Delsolar completes solar installations for US Foodservice

Jul 13, 15:01

Delsolar, a subsidiary of Delta Electronics, announced on July 13 the completion of a 1.15MW solar power system project for US Foodservice in La Mirada, California. The system is...

Eversol receives order to supply 58 million solar wafers

Jul 12, 01:05

Taiwan-based solar wafer firm Eversol announced a one-year supply agreement of 58 million units to a single customer. The agreement accounts for around 60% of Eversol's total production...

Low solar cell price preventing strong revenue growth

Jul 11, 14:44

Most Taiwan-based solar cell makers have reported revenue growths for June except E-Ton Solar. However, due to the low price of solar cells, the return to previous high revenue levels...

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US PV project pipeline soars to 17GW, says Solarbuzz

Jul 7, 10:49

Following reductions in feed-in-tariffs across Europe, the rapid rise in the photovoltaic (PV) project pipeline in the US market now represents one of the most compelling PV market...

Focus of solar systems turns to rooftop installations

Jul 6, 01:10

As government incentives shift focus to rooftop installations, many international solar firms have been targeting this type of installation in recent years. Governments such as those...

Smaller solar firms continue to face price obstacles

Jul 5, 15:58

Despite the recent return of demand, small- and medium-size solar firms in Taiwan and China will have difficulty reviving to condition in the previous year, according to international...

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...

Some solar cell firms continue to withhold capacity expansion schedules

Jul 5, 01:00

Due to return of demand, some Taiwan-based solar cell firms have been resuming capacity expansion plans. Other solar cell makers continue to observe carefully before resuming expansion...

Global PV module inventories to end 2Q11 at 8.6 GW, says Solarbuzz

Jul 1, 10:36

Weak European photovoltaic (PV) market demand in the first half of 2011 caused global solar module inventories to soar at the end of second quarter 2011, according to Solarbuzz.

NexPower turns out microcrystalline tandem-junction thin-film PV modules at conversion rate of 10.4%

Jun 30, 10:47

NexPower Technology has successfully produced microcrystalline tandem-junction thin-film PV modules with an energy conversion rate of 10.4% and a power-generating capacity of 160W...

Solar industry in adjustment period: Q&A with Motech chairman Simon Tsuo

Jun 28, 15:07

Yuan-Huai Simon Tsuo, chairman of Motech has been viewed as an important figure in the development of the solar industry in Taiwan. Tsuo commented on the gloomy market in the first...

Motech chairman Simon Tsuo

Vertical integration is crucial for solar industry, says Inventec chairman

Jun 27, 15:35

Inventec chairman, Yeh Kuo-yi, appeared in E-Ton Solar's shareholders meeting on June 24 for the first time since Inventec acquired the majority shares of the solar cell maker. According...

Some small solar cell makers in China plan to resume production

Jun 24, 10:20

Some small- to medium-sized China-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, viewing that larger China makers have reached full utilization and global demand is expected to rebound...

China-based solar firms anticipates return of demand with continuous capacity expansions

Jun 21, 15:04

The solar market has been observing the continuous capacity expansions by China-based integrated solar firms and market observers have claimed that the firms not only have high utilization...

British, Taiwan solar firms to hold seminar

Jun 21, 14:34

The British Trade and Cultural Office (BTCO) in Taiwan will be holding "UK Solar PV Market Development Seminar" in Taiwan on June 21. The purpose of the seminar is to introduce...

China Sunergy lowers gross margin forecast for 2Q11

Jun 21, 01:10

Many solar firms have indicated demand has been returning slowly though high inventory problem still exists. China-based China Sunergy recently lowered its gross margin forecast for...

Some solar firms halting capacity expansions

Jun 20, 14:58

Market observers have indicated that many small- and medium-size solar firms in China are halting or delaying capacity expansions. Many Taiwan-based solar firms are also delaying...

Solar market in 2H11 depends on new incentive plans in Germany

Jun 16, 01:00

New incentive plans for July 1 will be announced soon by the government of Germany. As Germany is one of the largest markets for solar power, the announcement will likely determine...

Italy votes against nuclear power

Jun 15, 14:46

Italy held a referendum from June 12-13 and 95% of the citizens voted against nuclear power. Italy became the second largest industrial country to abandon the nuclear power projects...

GT Solar to raise 1Q12 financial forecast

Jun 15, 01:25

Despite gloomy conditions in the solar market, PV equipment manufacturer, GT Solar, has announced it will raise its financial forecasts for first-quarter 2012.

Quotes for 6-inch polysilicon wafers in China fall below US$2

Jun 15, 01:10

Latest rumors in the solar market indicate quotes for 6-inch polysilicon wafers in China are falling below US$2/unit while inventory levels remain high.

Ex-factory price for China-based solar modules falls to new low, says industry sources

Jun 14, 02:00

The ex-factory price of China-based modules has been falling to US$1.25/watt. Industry sources indicated that China-based solar module makers are using low prices to fend off the...

Taiwan-based solar cells will grab 16% of global market in 2011, says PIDA

Jun 14, 01:35

According to Photonics Industry & Technology Development Association (PIDA), the market value of Taiwan's solar industry will expand to NT$253.1 billion (US$8.8 billion) in 2011...

Market value of Taiwan's LED industry in 2011 will reach NT$200 billion, says PIDA

Jun 14, 01:20

The Photonics Festival in Taiwan 2011 will take place in Taipei from June 14-16. There will be more than 1,420 photonics and 630 display booths. International firms such as Japan-based...

Solar cell price continues to fall despite slight return of demand, says industry source

Jun 14, 01:05

Rumors in the European market indicated quotations of Taiwan-based solar cells have been falling to US$0.80/watt. Despite a slight return of demand, the price of solar products still...

Limited solar installations in 1H11 may cause small incentive cuts in Germany

Jun 8, 01:15

Germany plans to announce a new incentive program for solar installations on June 7. Market rumors indicate the final version may only cut incentives by 6% due to a lack of installations...

Further incentive cuts for solar in Germany is possible, says industry source

Jun 7, 15:02

Germany's recent announcement of the shutting of 17 nuclear power plants by 2022 has been welcomed by the renewable energy industries. However, the incentive for solar energy is likely...

South-Korea polysilicon supplier OCI sets up office in Taiwan

Jun 3, 01:45

South-Korea based polysilicon supplier, OCI, held an opening party on June 2 for its Taiwan branch. According to industry sources, quotes from OCI have dropped to US$50-55/kg, but...

Intersolar Europe: Companies to show new innovations in solar products

Jun 2, 15:23

Taiwan-based solar firm DelSolar plans to exhibit copper-zinc-tin-sulfide (CZTS) thin-film solar cells and frameless modules at Intersolar Europe in Germany. Taiwan-based module firm...

Solar equipment book-to-bill ratio hits 1.13 in 4Q10

May 31, 14:47

According to research reports by international PV associations, the book-to-bill ratio for solar equipment was 1.13 in fourth-quarter 2010 indicating an expansion of the solar mark...

The price of solar cells should not fall below US$0.9 per watt, says Motech chairman

May 31, 01:15

High inventory of solar products has been pushing prices down since second quarter 2011. According to Dr. Yuan-Huai Simon Tsuo, chairman of Motech, the price of solar modules in 2011...

Solar market in Germany returns to spotlight

May 30, 14:35

The solar market focus has been on Italy's new incentive program. The market has been bleak and prices have been falling like dominoes. Industry sources wish to understand more of...

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    TDP flexible module

    Taiwan DSC PV (TDP), which belongs to Jintex Group, showcased different applications of flexible solar modules such as a charging bag and solar modules on bicycles in PV Taiwan 2011...

    Photo: Jackie Chang, DIGITIMES, Oct 12.

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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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    AU Optronics (AUO) will attend 2011 SNEC 5th International Photovoltaic Power Generation Exhibition & Conference and showcase what it calls the world's highest efficiency PV module...

    Photo: Company, Feb 23.

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    AUO 14-inch solar-power touch keyboard notebook solution

    AU Optronics (AUO) has introduced a 14-inch solar-powered touch keyboard solution for notebook. The thickness of the solar module used in the solution is reduced to 2.1mm. The solar...

    Photo: company, Nov 3.

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    Eco-Products 2008: Sanyo showcases polysilicon-based solar module

    Japan-based solar cell maker Sanyo Electric showcased a 195W HIT (Heterojunction with Intrinsic Thin-layer) solar battery module, which delivers a power conversion rate of 18.6%,...

    Photo: Jimmy Hsu, Digitimes, Dec 16.

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