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

SAS posts profits for first three quarters

Oct 27, 11:45

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon (SAS) has reported third-quarter revenues of NT$4.096 billion (US$136 million), a 12.82 on-quarter decrease and 34.57% on-year...

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...

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...

UK PV Crystalox Solar to decrease polysilicon and solar wafer capacity

Oct 24, 14:59

UK-based solar firm PV Crystalox Solar has decided to lower solar wafer capacity in the UK and Germany for a short period of time. The firm has also decided to temporarily halt polysilicon...

Digitimes Research: Spot price declines of solar modules in Greater China slow down

Oct 21, 17:10

The spot price of polysilicon in Greater China has continued to drop. However, the price drop of 125 mono solar wafers has halted, according to Chihheng Liang, analyst from Digitimes...

Solar product pricing

Heavyweight newcomers to accelerate solar market transformation

Oct 19, 10:01

Solar firms have been facing low demand in 2011. As marginalization continues to weed out firms that are less competitive, many non-solar industry leading corporations have been eyeing...

Solar cells

Solar firms expected to post improved performance for 3Q11

Oct 18, 16:11

The third-quarter financial performance of Taiwan's solar firms should be better than the in second quarter due to relatively stable control of materials, according to industry sources...

Europe debt crisis causing shortage of bank loans for solar firms

Oct 17, 14:46

After a string of bankruptcies declared by US-based solar firms, many Europe-based solar firms have been feeling pressure due to the Europe debt crisis, according to market waters...

Digitimes Research: Polysilicon spot price in Greater China falls below US$40/kg

Oct 17, 11:17

The spot price of polysilicon continued to demonstrate significant falls last week (October 10-14), dropping to US$36/kg. Compared to the price in September, the spot price for polysilicon...

China eyeing 10GWp in installed solar PV system capacity by 2015, says Digitimes Research

Oct 17, 10:47

With China expecting slower growth in regional solar markets such as Europe over the next few years, the government has set out to increase domestic demand during its 12th Five Year...

SAS signs supply agreement with solar cell maker TSEC

Oct 13, 12:27

Solar cell maker Taiwan Solar Energy Corporation (TSEC) signed a 5-year, NT$9 billion (US$297 million), long-term supply agreement with Sino-American Silicon (SAS).

GCL-Poly in solar wafer supply deal with Tainergy

Oct 13, 12:13

GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, a China-based polysilicon and wafer manufacturer, has announced that it has signed a 5-year letter of intent to supply 1GW of GCL quasi-mono wafer to Taiwan-based...

PV market turning point is near, says SAS

Oct 13, 12:06

With suppliers digesting their inventory as well as cutting back on output, a slowdown in the growth of supply is expected to help the solar market move toward a more balanced supply...

Solar firms reportedly trying to sell in-house equipment

Oct 12, 10:45

Low demand continues to hit the global solar market. As price drops continue, some solar firms have been reportedly trying to sell their in-house equipment. However, demand for the...

Solar firms trying to sell in-house equipment

GCL-Poly launches quasi-mono wafer

Oct 7, 14:36

China-based integrated solar firm GCL-Poly Energy Holdings (GCL-Poly) has announced the launch of a new type of wafer - quasi-mono wafer. This wafer has already been utilized by Canadian...

PV Taiwan 2011: An exhibition with an uplifting atmosphere

Oct 7, 12:14

The annual PV Taiwan 2011 taking place in Taipei from October 5-7 features many industry leading firms such as Siemens, GCL-Poly, OCI and Roth&Rau. The exhibition is divided into...

ReneSola aims to be top-2 solar wafer supplier in China

Oct 6, 16:51

ReneSola, a China-based maker of solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers, has expanded its annual production capacity from 1.3GWp in 2010 to 1.9GWp currently and will continue expansion...

Solar installations in Germany undergo end-of-year resurgence, says IHS

Oct 4, 16:56

After slumping in July and August, Germany's orders for new photovoltaic (PV) solar systems are set to soar in October and November, generating a surge in demand that may be difficult...

Capacity utilization of solar firms is expected to fall in 4Q11

Oct 4, 01:35

The solar market experienced a slow return of demand in third quarter. The average capacity utilization of solar firms in greater China region has been around 60%. Due to weather...

Spot price of polysilicon reportedly drops to below US$40/kg in China

Oct 3, 14:54

Lack of demand has been spreading in the solar market and across the supply chain. The spot price of polysilicon in China has reportedly hit below US$40/kg. However, actual deals...

Polysilicon contract price negotiations for 4Q11 to take place at PV Taiwan 2011

Oct 3, 14:52

The three-day PV Taiwan 2011 event will begin on October 5, 2011 in Taiwan. The event has been seen as a crucial place for buyers and suppliers of polysilicon to settle on contract...

Digitimes Research: Polysilicon spot price drops 8.5% in Greater China

Sep 30, 18:26

Compared with the spot price of other solar products, the price of polysilicon in Greater China this week showed the largest decrease from last week's US$47/kg to US$43/kg, an 8.5%...

Spot price

REC to assess permanent closedown of parts of production capacity in Norway

Sep 29, 13:39

The Board of Directors of Renewable Energy Corporation ASA (REC) has resolved to initiate a process, including formal deliberations with the employee representatives to assess permanent...

Solar industry to experience strong disruptions before grid parity

Sep 28, 12:04

As oversupply concerns and continuous price drops cloud over the solar market, some firms believe the time for grid parity will arrive soon. However, the market condition before the...

Weak demand and falling prices have been plaguing the solar market.

Current production plans and demand outlook suggest oversupply will be maintained into next year, says Solarbuzz

Sep 27, 14:52

Continued solar module overproduction will lead to sustained price pressure across global photovoltaic (PV) markets, already reeling from factory gate prices now down 33% on-year,...

Possible large price drop of polysilicon may cause significant impact

Sep 27, 14:25

The solar market has been expecting the price of polysilicon to decrease in the fourth quarter. Industry sources pointed out that if the price of polysilicon falls to US$35/kg, many...

Hanwha SolarOne obtains US$100 million loan

Sep 26, 15:48

Hanwha SolarOne, a vertically integrated manufacturer of silicon ingots, wafers and photovoltaic cells and modules in China, announced it has obtained a five-year loan for US$100...

Expected solar demand in 4Q11 will not solve current oversupply problem

Sep 26, 15:33

Price negotiations for the fourth quarter between upstream and downstream solar firms are ongoing. Prices across the supply chain continue to decrease. However, the most important...

polysilicon

China-based GCL to lower solar wafer quotes in 4Q11

Sep 23, 11:02

China-based GCL-Poly Energy Holdings is negotiating a reduction in fourth-quarter quotes for 6-inch solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafers. The company will certainly lower quotes...

Price of 6-inch solar wafers likely to fall 11-13% in 4Q11

Sep 22, 14:36

Pricing for 6-inch polysilicon solar wafers will be quoted at US$1.60/unit in the fourth quarter of 2011, down from US$1.80-1.85 in the third quarter, according to industry sources...

solar wafer

Solar wafer firms suffering more than cell makers in 3Q11

Sep 21, 11:25

Falling product prices have been causing solar wafer and cell firms to face shrinking gross margins and possible losses. While upstream polysilicon prices have been relatively rigid,...

solar wafer

Greater China spot price of monocrystalline wafers shows relatively large drop this week, says Digitimes Research

Sep 16, 17:06

The spot price of polysilicon in the Greater China region remained steady at US$49.5/kg this week. However, the spot price of 125 monocrystalline (125 Mono) wafers dropped to US$1.25/pc,...

Weekly price of solar products in Greater China

Gigastorage to hike solar wafer capacity to 320MWp at end of 2011

Sep 16, 10:52

Gigastorage is on schedule to expand its annual production capacity of solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafers to 320MWp by the end of 2011, according to the company.

Eversol has sufficient cash to 2013, says chairman

Sep 15, 15:03

The changes in government incentives and oversupply in the market have been causing the solar industry to experience rough times, according to Martin Kuo, chairman of Taiwan-based...

Poly-Si spot prices to drop further

Sep 14, 15:05

The solar product supply chain is bracing for another wave of price cuts. The current spot price of polysilicon is around US$48-49/kg, but buyers' anticipation that the price will...

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