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TSMC and Stion sign agreements for CIGSS technology

Jun 17, 11:45

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and Stion, a manufacturer of high-efficiency thin-film solar photovoltaic modules, have announced that the two companies have reached...

Thin-film PV module makers Sun Well and Sunner see revenues decline in April

May 13, 14:13

Thin-film PV module makers Sun Well Solar and Sunner Solar both saw their revenues decline in April 2010 from the previous month despite improvement in capacity utilization rates...

Sun Well chairman reveals plans for Nanjing thin-film PV plant

Apr 30, 16:42

Sun Well Solar chairman Robert Wong revealed plans for the company's new production plant in Nanjing, eastern China during the facility's groundbreaking ceremony on April 29.

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),...

TSMC and AUO choose sputtering for developing CIGS thin-film modules

Apr 21, 10:20

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and AU Optronics (AUO) have sped up their respective cooperation with equipment providers for development of CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide)...

Taiwan-based NexPower to set up 35MWp a-Si thin-film PV capacity in China

Apr 13, 16:11

NexPower Energy, a United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) subsidiary, on April 12 announced plans to build a 35MWp amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film PV module plant in Shandong...

Chimei Innolux reportedly considering selling a-Si thin-film PV maker Chi Mei Energy

Mar 30, 10:57

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel maker Chimei Innolux reportedly is considering selling Chi Mei Energy - a subsidiary that makes amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules...

Taiwan-based a-Si thin-film PV module maker Sun Well lands NT$4 billion order from China

Feb 1, 14:28

Sun Well Solar, a Taiwan-based producer of a-Si thin-film PV modules, on February 1 announced its has obtained a NT$4 billion (US$125 million) order from the government of Nanjing...

Taiwan-based maker Jenn Feng to sell CIGS thin-film PV production line

Jan 25, 15:13

Taiwan-based Jenn Feng New Energy has landed a US$51 million order for a CIGS thin-film PV module production line with an annual capacity of 30MWp from China, with shipments to begin...

Kenmos to recognize loss from investment in Kenmos PV

Dec 31, 15:03

Taiwan-based backlight unit (BLU) maker Kenmos Technology has announced it will recognize a loss of NT$380 million (US$11.81 million) for its investment in Kenmos PV, a joint venture...

Ritek to invest NT$800 million more in CIGS thin-film PV module joint venture PVNext

Dec 31, 11:38

Ritek, the second largest Taiwan-based maker of blank optical discs, on December 30 announced the additional investment of up to NT$800 million (US$24.8 million) in PVNext, a CIGS...

China-based maker looking for thin-film PV module partners in Taiwan

Nov 26, 10:52

A solar energy subsidiary of China Triumph International Engineering Company (CTIEC) is looking for potential partners in Taiwan for the production of thin film PV modules, according...

China-based a-Si thin-film PV module maker Trony Solar to hold IPO on NYSE

Nov 24, 14:07

Trony Solar Holdings, a China-based a-Si thin-film PV module maker, will issue 15 million units of ADR (American depositary receipts) for an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)...

Thin-film technology share in solar panel market to double by 2013, says iSuppli

Nov 11, 16:39

Thin-film solar cells are rapidly taking market share away from the established crystalline technology, with their portion of PV wattage more than doubling by 2013, according to iS...

Japan-based maker to buy a Taiwan-based a-Si thin-film PV maker

Oct 16, 15:09

A major Japan-based producer of PV products has visited several a-Si thin-film PV module makers in Taiwan looking to potentially acquire one of them, according to industry sources...

a-Si thin-film PV module makers seeing rising utilization rates on demand from Germany

Oct 13, 10:48

Major Taiwan-based makers of amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules, including Chi Mei Energy, Auria Solar and NexPower Technology, have obtained more orders...

TSMC may set up thin-film PV plant at CTSP

Oct 13, 10:32

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) may establish a photovoltaic (PV) production base on an 18-hectare site in the Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) to produce thin-film...

Wurth Solar eyeing 14-15% conversion rates for CIGS thin-film modules

Oct 9, 17:13

Germany-based Wurth Solar, a producer of CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules, expects to increase energy conversion rates for such products from...

NexPower lands 30MWp thin-film PV module order from China, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 5, 10:39

NexPower Technology, a member of the UMC Group, has landed an order for 30MWp of a-Si thin-film PV modules from a power-generating company in northern China, with shipments to begin...

FSE steps into making CIGS thin-film PV equipment

Sep 24, 16:52

FSE Corporation, a Taiwan-based maker of vacuum sputtering equipment for optoelectronics products, has stepped in production of cluster-type PVD (physical vapor deposition) sputtering...

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...

Chi Mei Energy to start shipping see-through a-Si thin-film PV modules to the Middle East

Sep 8, 11:05

Chi Mei Energy (CME), a Taiwan-based maker of amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules, has offered see-through BIPV (building-integrated PV) modules and will...

First Solar to beat crystalline competitors in 2009, says iSuppli

Sep 7, 14:17

Leveraging its low-cost thin-film process, US-based First Solar is expected to surpass its crystalline competitors to become the world's largest producer of photovoltaic (PV) cells...

Veeco Instruments to tap Taiwan, China markets of CIGS thin-film PV equipment

Sep 3, 14:59

US-based Veeco Instruments will have a senior vice president visit clients in China and Taiwan in mid-September to promote its equipment for CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide)...

Taiwan maker NanoWin ships CIGS thin-film PV equipment to China

Sep 3, 11:58

Taiwan-based NanoWin Technology has begun shipping equipment for CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules to clients in China, according to industry...

Csun developing new solar equipment

Sep 2, 14:30

Csun Manufacturing is scheduled to unveil special furnaces for the production of CIGS thin-film solar cells at the upcoming SEMICON Taiwan, according to company president Webber Wong...

Taiwan makers considering roll-to-roll processing for CIGS thin-film PV production

Aug 31, 14:06

Some Taiwan-based equipment makers are evaluating the possibility of adopting roll-to-roll processing for manufacturing CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film photovoltaic...

Taiwan thin-film PV module makers shifting focus to front-end production

Aug 21, 09:46

Taiwan players in the amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) sector have built production lines based on turnkey solutions from equipment suppliers, but they are now...

Local governments in China look to attract Taiwan thin-film PV makers

Aug 19, 11:48

With China on July 21 announcing a 2009-2011 subsidization program to promote development of photovoltaic (PV) power, many local governments in the country have offered incentives...

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.

Sunshine PV installs CIGS thin-film PV module line from Centrotherm

Aug 3, 16:10

Sunshine PV, a Taiwan-based maker of CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules, has installed a production line supplied by Germany-based Centrotherm...

Taiwan makers question government investment in CIGS thin-film PV maker PVNext

Aug 3, 15:39

The investment of NT$500 million (US$15.3 million) in Taiwan-based CIGS thin-film PV module maker, PVNext, by the Taiwan government's National Development Fund has aroused questions...

Ritek thin-film PV joint venture wins government investment

Jul 29, 15:04

Taiwan's National Development Fund, the central government's venture capital arm used to promote development of target industries, has decided to invest NT$500 million (US$15.3 million)...

China state-run firm to set up micro-Si thin-film PV line

Jul 29, 11:39

A state-run enterprise in China is setting up a micromorphous silicon (micro-Si) tandem-junction thin-film photovoltaic (PV) module production line with an initial annual capacity...

AUO to develop both silicon and thin-film solar power, says president

Jul 24, 14:30

LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) will develop both thin-film and silicon solar power, with the two types of photovoltaic (PV) technology expected to have an equal share of the market...

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