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NexPower breaks ground for thin-film solar cell plant in Shandong, China

Oct 13, 14:24

NexPower Energy, a United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) subsidiary, on October 13 held a groundbreaking ceremony in Jining, Shandong Province for the construction of a thin-film...

Soaring PV demand drives record equipment spending from c-Si cell and thin-film makers, says Solarbuzz

Oct 12, 15:47

Quarterly manufacturing capacity added during the third quarter of 2010 broke through the GW barrier for the first time, driving PV equipment spending to a new quarterly high, according...

China-based thin-film PV module maker Trony debuts on Hong Kong Stock Exchange

Oct 8, 01:45

Trony Solar Holdings, the largest China-based amorphous and micromorphous thin-film PV module maker, on October 7 listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange at a opening price of HK$5.85...

Quotes for silicon-based thin-film PV modules remain flat

Oct 8, 01:10

Taiwan-based amorphous single-junction (a-Si) and micromorphous tandem-junction (micro-Si) thin-film PV module makers have maintained their third-quarter 2010 prices of US$1.20/W...

CMI to merge Chi Mei Energy

Oct 1, 01:35

Chimei Innolux (CMI) will merge with Chi Mei Energy effective on November 1. Chi Mei Energy, a maker of thin-film solar modules, was originally under Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO),...

Solar module maker Sunwell turns profitable in September

Oct 1, 01:00

Thin-film solar module maker Sunwell Technology on September 30 announced that it broke even in August 2010 and began turning a profit in September. The Taiwan-based company has orders...

Ceramic thin-film substrate maker Tong Hsing ramping output

Sep 29, 01:35

Ceramic substrate maker Tong Hsing Electronic Industries (THEIL) expects sales of its LED thin-film ceramic substrates to continue on a growth track, and plans to add more production...

TSMC to adopt solar equipment from Taiwan suppliers

Sep 21, 01:05

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) plans to adopt automation systems from Taiwan-based equipment suppliers for producing CIGS thin-film solar cells, according to Rick...

Astronergy purchases new thin-film silicon equipment from Oerlikon

Aug 11, 11:20

China-based Astronergy and Oerlikon Solar jointly announced a follow-up purchase agreement for Oerlikon's thin-film module equipment. With this order, Astronergy will increase its...

LED chipmakers develop new substrates to improve heat dissipation

Jul 16, 14:48

LED chipmakers are developing new substrates based on copper-tungsten, ceramic or diamond thin-film to replace sapphire substrates to improve heat dissipation amid the surging demand...

a-Si thin-film module production cost to fall to US$0.7/W by year's end, says TEL

Jul 1, 14:57

Production equipment provider Tokyo Electron (TEL) expects to lower costs of amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film solar modules to US$0.7/W by year's end through the latest micromorph...

Return rate gap to narrow between a-Si thin-film and poly-Si solar systems after Germany's FIT slash

Jul 1, 12:01

Amorphous silicion (a-Si) thin film solar technology could make a strong push in Germany after the government's FIT (feed-in-tariff) slash if quotes for polycrystalline (poly-Si)...

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...

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