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Centrotherm bankruptcy will not affect Sunshine PV, says Solartech

Jul 12, 12:33

The world's largest solar equipment firm, Germany-based Centrotherm, filed for bankruptcy protection on July 11. Centrothem has been an important provider of solar equipment to Taiwan's...

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Solartech to expand solar cell capacity from 800MW to 960MW

Jun 28, 01:10

Kong-Hsin Liu, chairman of Solartech, has revealed plans to expand solar cell capacity from 800MW to 960MW, and module capacity from 30MW to 120MW.

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Solartech likely to return to profitability in June, says chairman

Jun 21, 11:27

Sino-American Silicon (SAS), Solartech, Sunrise and Sunshine PV held a joint press conference to exhibit their latest technologies on June 20.

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Balance in solar market to return in 2014-2015, says SAS chairman

Jun 21, 01:35

MK Lu, chairman of Taiwan-based Sino-American Silicon (SAS), believes continuous upgrades to R&D skills are a must for solar firms as market balance is likely to occur in 2014-2015...

MK Lu, chairman of SAS

Solartech to add recruits due to increasing orders

Jun 4, 12:07

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Solartech has been experiencing high capacity utilization rates. The firm has said it plans to recruit additional workers in June. Capacity utilization...

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April orders unaffected by Germany FIT cuts, says Solartech chairman

Mar 16, 11:17

Kong-Hsin Liu, chairman of Taiwan-based solar cell maker Solartech, has indicated that first-quarter 2012 performance will be better than fourth-quarter 2011. In addition, Liu noted...

Kong-Hsin Liu, chairman of Solartech

Solartech CIGS thin-film subsidiary obtains TUV certification

Mar 15, 16:39

Sunshine PV, the CIGS thin-film solar business unit of Solartech, recently obtained certification from Germany-based TUV Rheinland.

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Solartech sees increasing January revenues

Feb 2, 01:30

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Solartech reported January revenues of NT$464 million (US$15.3 million), up 113.42% on month and down 71.42% on year. Solartech indicated that capacity...

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January capacity utilization rates of solar cell makers increase

Feb 1, 01:15

Urgent orders have caused Taiwan-based solar cell firms to experience increasing capacity utilization rates in January. According to Solartech, capacity utilization rate was around...

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Solar cell firms intend to increase quotes

Jan 4, 01:20

Solar cell makers have wanted to increase prices but many firms lack order visibility. Hence, despite the consensus to increase quotes, fewer firms are taking action.

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Top Green Energy plans to shut down solar cell productions

Dec 27, 01:05

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Top Green Energy indicated the plan to shut down cell operations. In addition, the firm does not exclude the possibility of selling equipment as well...

Joint venture from Motech, GET and Taiwan Polysilicon put on hold

Dec 21, 01:00

The joint venture between Taiwan-based solar cell maker Motech, solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET), and polysilicon supplier Taiwan Polysilicon Corporation has been put...

Solartech denies acquisition rumors

Nov 15, 14:22

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Solartech has dismissed rumors about acquiring Top Green Energy. According to Solartech, market conditions have been fluctuating and therefore there...

Taiwan solar firms report falling October revenues

Nov 9, 01:05

Taiwan-based solar firms have been reporting declining October revenues with Gintech and Solartech outperforming peers with on-month decreases of less than 10%. Motech reported October...

Price competition between China and South Korea solar firms heats up

Nov 2, 01:25

Price competition between China- and South Korea-based solar firms continues to heat up, putting pressure on Taiwan-based solar firms. Industry sources indicated that average quotes...

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...

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...

Falling 2Q11 gross margins plague cross-strait solar firms

Sep 2, 10:57

China-based solar firms have been reporting relatively good gross margins compared with Taiwan-based counterparts.

Solar wafer gross margins contract significantly, says SAS president

Aug 31, 12:01

Demand for semiconductor has been steady, according to Doris Hsu, president of Taiwan-based Sino-American Silicon (SAS). As for the solar businesses, the magnitude of price falls...

E-Ton reports 2H11 net loss of NT$4.77 per share

Aug 30, 15:03

Taiwan-based solar cell firm E-Ton Solar reported revenues of NT$5.424 billion (US$187 million) for the first half of 2011. Net losses were NT$2.039 billion, representing NT$4.77...

Solar customers demanding higher conversion efficiency

Aug 16, 12:04

Solar cell prices have been stable in August, but customers are becoming more demanding in terms of quality, according to industry sources. Some customers have been requesting for...

Germany solar market to thrive throughout 3Q-4Q11

Aug 16, 11:35

Demand from the solar markets in Germany and Italy has been increasing, according to industry sources, However, some customers have been requesting for low prices, with solar firms...

Delsolar reports 1H11 net loss

Aug 9, 14:14

Despite a booming first quarter, the solar industry suffered from weak demand in the second quarter of 2011. Taiwan-based solar cell maker Delsolar has reported revenues reached NT$5,713...

July performance of solar firms likely to show growth

Aug 2, 01:05

Settled incentive programs in Italy and Germany has been helping solar firms in July sales. Solartech reported July revenues of NT$1.07 billion (US$37 million) with a 9.52% on-month...

Solar demand in Germany and Italy heating up

Aug 1, 15:18

Downstream solar power system firms indicate the rebound of demand in Germany and Italy has been thriving in comparison of the market conditions in the second quarter of 2011. However,...

Solar cell prices to rise 3-5% in August

Jul 28, 13:40

Solar cell makers have notified clients that August quotes will go up by 3-5% to reflect the rising cost of production materials, according to industry sources.

Solar cell conversion efficiency below 16.4% facing below-market prices

Jul 28, 10:57

The market condition of solar cells has been rebounding but continues to be dominated by the demand side. The procurement terms have been tough and use of a conversion efficiency...

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...

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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Many solar cell makers decline tough orders

Jul 8, 11:16

While orders for crystalline silicon solar cells have increased, prices have not risen along with rebounding demand and a large portion of orders are with undesirable conditions including...

Solar cell makers report growth in June revenues

Jul 4, 14:53

Taiwan-based solar cell firms Solartech and Neo Solar Power have both reported growth in June revenues. Solar wafer firms, Green Energy Technology (GET) and Danen, demonstrated slight...

Some Taiwan solar cell makers aiming at full utilization in August

Jun 30, 09:44

Some first-tier Taiwan-based makers of crystalline silicon solar cells, viewing that demand in Europe is likely to rebound in the third quarter because Germany has decided not to...

Taiwan solar cell quotes drop to US$0.75 per watt

Jun 23, 11:16

Having already dropped to US$0.80/watt after Intersolar Europe in Germany earlier this month, quotes for Taiwan-based solar cells have now declined further to as low as US$0.75/wat...

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...

Solartech May revenues decrease 42% on month

Jun 2, 01:00

Solartech has announced May revenues down 42% on month. According to Solartech, the solar market has been weak around the world causing capacity utilization rates to decrease to 60-70%...

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