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  • Last update: Tuesday 1 October 2013 [469 news items]

Gigastorage acquires Wafering to expand solar wafer capacity

Stockwatch - Oct 1, 11:05

Solar wafer maker Gigastorage has announced the acquisition of a 100% stake in fellow maker Wafering Technology for NT$110 million (US$3.7 million) to expand production capacity.

Green Energy Technology August revenues hit 23-month high

Stockwatch - Sep 6, 14:05

Solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.128 billion (US$37.6 million) for August, the highest monthly...

Gigastorage to hike monthly shipments to over 10 million solar-grade wafers

Aug 13, 15:16

Taiwan-based Gigastorage has completed expansion of production capacity for high-efficiency solar-grade silicon wafers and expects monthly shipments to increase to more than 10 million...

EU duty on China-made solar products to help Taiwan solar industry, says SAS

Jun 27, 10:58

The European Union (EU) has imposed a tentative anti-dumping tariff of 11.8% on solar products imported from China and is negotiating with the China government. If both sides reach...

SAS expects solar wafer prices to increase in 2-3 months

Jun 26, 14:01

Doris Hsu, president of Taiwan-based Sino-American Silicon (SAS), has noted that Europe's anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariff against China-based firms includes solar cells and solar...

GET to hike solar wafer capacity

Jun 26, 13:57

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) has upgraded ingot slicing technology and will invest NT$50 million (US$1.67 million) to expand monthly production from...

GET reports 2012 net loss of NT$3 billion

Jun 25, 10:51

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) announced 2012 consolidated revenues of NT$9.836 billion (US$326 million), down by 47.16% on year. In particular, sales...

LDK reports falling 1Q13 revenues

Jun 13, 15:41

LDK Solar, a China-based solar firm reported its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013.

Solar cell prices may increase to US$0.43/W in Taiwan

May 23, 21:42

Since the beginning of the second quarter, prices of solar wafers and cells in Taiwan have been increasing due to expectations that Europe may levy anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariffs...

SAS expects solar business to breakeven in 2Q13

May 10, 10:36

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon (SAS) expects its solar business to reach breakeven and may obtain profits in the second quarter as market conditions have been...

Doris Hsu, president of SAS

Solar wafer production forecast to grow 19% in 2013, says Solarbuzz

May 9, 20:38

After falling 15% in 2012, solar wafer production is forecast to grow 19% in 2013, passing 30GW and recovering to 2011 levels, according to Solarbuzz. However, industry utilization...

SAS to acquire full stake in Sino Solar

May 8, 12:22

Solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) on May 7 announced a merger with Sino Solar, its joint venture which makes crystalline silicon solar cells, through the acquisition...

Doris Hsu, president of SAS

LDK reports negative 4Q12 gross margin

Apr 19, 15:23

China-based vertically integrated solar firm, LDK Solar, reported fourth-quarter net sales of US$135.9 million, a relatively low figure compared to US$291.5 million reported in the...

Gigastorage, GET see March revenues increase on month

Apr 11, 21:50

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Gigastorage reported March consolidated revenues of NT$736 million (US$24 million), up 28.63% on month. Gigastorage noted that the rising revenues were...

Danen reports 2012 net loss of NT$760 million

Mar 27, 14:46

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Danen Technology has reported 2012 revenues of NT$903 million (US$30 million), with net loss of NT$760 million. The firm also reported 2012 debt ratio...

Suntech executives to hold talks with Taiwan-based partners

Mar 22, 12:31

China-based Suntech Power Holdings announced the insolvency of its China subsidiary, Wuxi Suntech. Industry sources noted that Suntech executives will arrive in Taiwan next week to...

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China reportedly may cut solar incentives

Mar 18, 11:40

China's solar incentive reportedly may face a significant cut under new energy subsidy policies in order to encourage market mechanism in the industry.

GCL-Poly sees 2012 revenues decrease 12.4% on year

Mar 15, 15:03

China-based solar material provider GCL-Poly has announced revenues for the year ended December 31, 2012, were HKD22.348 billion (US$2.88 billion), showing an on-year decrease of...

Renesola reports 4Q12 revenues increased 40% on-quarter

Mar 14, 22:11

Renesola, a China-based solar wafer and module maker, has announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and the full year ended December 31, 2012.

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Gigastorage hopes Taiwan government to increase annual solar installation limit

Mar 8, 10:59

The necessity of having nuclear power plants has been under debate recently in Taiwan. Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Gigastorage has suggested four ways that the government can take...

GET sees February revenues grow 13.6% on month

Mar 7, 11:02

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) has reported February consolidated revenues of NT$923 million (US$31 million), representing an on-month increase of 13.6%...

Taiwan solar cell quotes remain unchanged

Mar 5, 11:26

Solar firms in Greater China hoped to increase quotes before the Lunar New Year holidays, but a delay in China announcing its anti-dumping and anti-subsidy probe results has deterred...

Europe polysilicon makers seeking cooperation with Taiwan solar wafer makers

Feb 27, 14:29

To avoid possible tariffs imposed by China, Europe-based polysilicon firms have been reportedly seeking cooperation with Taiwan-based solar wafer makers. Solar firms noted that the...

Commentary: Solar cells are the most likely casualties in trade war

Feb 26, 11:36

The effect of the US anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation against China-made solar cells has been questioned especially when China-based solar firms are now able to buy solar...

Solar firms plan to reach full capacity utilization rate after Lunar New Year holidays

Feb 7, 21:17

Solar wafer and cell makers in Greater China plan to increase capacity utilization rates to full after the Lunar New Year holidays and hope product prices will increase as well.

GET disposes of Shihlien Energy shares

Feb 5, 12:31

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) announced plans to sell all is Shihlien Energy shares, with the total transaction estimated at NT$334 million (US$11 million)...

Global solar module market to see 20% oversupply in 2013, predicts SEMI China

Jan 15, 14:12

SEMI China predicts a 20% oversupply for the global solar module market in 2013, according to a report from a China-based website. Industry consolidation in Asia is expected to continue...

Over 20% of China solar firms reportedly exit market in 2012

Jan 10, 10:46

According to China-based media reports, during boom times from 2010-2011, the number of firms in major solar segments (wafer, cell, and module) increased from 807 to 901, an increase...

GET sees December revenues decrease 3.75% on-month

Jan 9, 22:06

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) saw December revenues reach NT$739 million (US$25 million), representing an on-month decrease of 3.75% and on-year decrease...

SAS reports global consolidated 2012 revenues of NT$19 billion

Jan 9, 15:50

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon (SAS) reported 2012 total revenues of NT$4.414 billion (US$152 million) and global consolidated revenues of NT$19.072 billion...

Tier-one China-based makers reduce shipments in bid to hike prices for solar wafers, say Taiwan makers

Jan 8, 12:15

Tier-one China-based solar wafer makers have decreased shipments to control supply in an attempt to increase prices later in January, according to industry sources in Taiwan.

China domestic polysilicon price likely to increase due to anti-dumping probe

Jan 7, 11:03

The price in the solar supply chain has been relatively stable since the second half of the fourth quarter in 2012. However, due to the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation...

China solar firms eager to develop N-type mono-crystalline solar products

Dec 19, 15:51

N-type mono-crystalline solar cells have high production costs, making them less competitive. Nevertheless, China-based firms have been eager to enter the market.

GET sees November revenues increase 22% on-month

Dec 6, 22:00

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) saw November revenues increase 22% on month. The firm noted that December revenues will be flat compared to November and...

GET expects full capacity in November

Nov 30, 10:59

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) saw capacity utilization rate increase in October and is likely to reach full capacity in November. GET has been increasing...

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  • Applied+HCT+Diamond+Squarer+for+solar+wafers+

    Applied HCT Diamond Squarer for solar wafers

    Applied Materials has introduced ts new HCT Diamond Squarer system, which can reduce the cost of squaring silicon ingots by up to one-third while offering at least twice the cutting...

    Photo: Company, Oct 7.

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