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Taiwan-based a-Si thin-film PV module makers suffer operating losses

Jul 21, 10:19

Taiwan-based makers of amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules have suffered operating losses because product prices have dropped to below US$2/watt, according...

Ritek succeeds in trial production of thin-film PV modules, paper says

Newswatch - Jul 17, 10:36

Taiwan-based optical disc maker Ritek has claimed success in its trial production of 600x1,200mm CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules at an energy...

CIGS thin-film PV equipment maker NanoWin lands orders from China

Jun 25, 16:34

NanoWin Technology has obtained an order for two turnkey production lines of CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules from a client in western China...

Auria Solar receives TUV certification for micro-Si tandem thin-film PV

Jun 25, 11:29

Taiwan-based Auria Solar announced on June 24 that it has obtained certification from Germany-based TUV Rheinland for micromorphous silicon (micro-Si) tandem-junction thin-film PV...

Ulvac to offer micro-Si tandem thin-film PV equipment in Taiwan

Jun 24, 13:56

Japan-based Ulvac Technologies will soon offer turnkey equipment for making micromorphous silicon (micro-Si) tandem-junction thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules at an energy conversion...

China top-5 power distributors looking to step into thin-film PV segment

Jun 19, 17:15

The top-five state-run enterprises generating and distributing conventional electricity in China are all evaluating the feasibility of stepping into production of thin-film photovoltaic...

Taiwan makers of a-Si thin-film PV equipment rely on imported PECVD

Jun 18, 12:22

Taiwan-based makers of equipment for producing amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules still rely on imports of PECVD (plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition)...

Equipment supplier GPM says orders for IC packaging recovering

Newswatch - Jun 17, 16:57

Taiwan's Gallant Precision Machining (GPM) has seen order visibility for IC packaging extend to the third quarter of 2009, according to the company, which said its IC backend customers...

Taiwan makers to co-develop CIGS thin-film PV equipment

Jun 16, 11:03

Taiwan-based equipment makers plan to co-develop CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film PV equipment by sharing the costs and their respective know-how, according to industry...

ITRI develops 3.5G turnkey solution for thin-film PV production

Jun 12, 14:50

The government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has successfully developed 3.5G turnkey equipment for making amorphous silicon or micromorphous silicon tandem-junction...

Taiwan thin-film PV module maker Auria Solar lands 34MWp order from Sinosol

Jun 5, 15:42

Thin-film module maker Auria Solar signed a contract with Germany-based Sinosol AG for a three-year supply of 34MWp of modules at the Intersolar 2009 trade fair which took place in...

Some Taiwan-based a-Si thin-film PV module makers face slow sales and insufficient funding

May 14, 15:14

A number of Taiwan's 10 amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) module makers are in trouble from stagnant sales and have insufficient funding to sustain operations,...

CIGS thin-film PV has good prospects, says Centrotherm executive

May 6, 14:26

CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) technology has development and market potential, emphasized thin-film technology director Dieter Schmid for Germany-based...

Oerlikon to outsource production of thin-film PV equipment to Flextronics in future

May 5, 12:07

Switzerland-based Oerlikon, in preparation for fast emerging orders for production equipment of amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules from the Asian market...

Applied Materials optimistic about a-Si thin-film PV

Apr 28, 17:11

Declining polysilicon prices may impact demand for amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules, but Applied Materials is confident of the development of thin-film...

Mark Pinto, Applied Materials senior VP and CTO

Taiwan maker Kenmec expanding electronics business operation

Apr 23, 16:55

Taiwan-based Kenmec Mechanical Engineering has stepped into making TFT-LCD and photovoltaic (PV) equipment, Blu-ray Disc (BD) players and touch panels, according to company chairman...

LCD equipment maker Mirle estimates 2Q09 revenues to stay flat

Newswatch - Apr 22, 12:11

Mirle Automation has estimated revenues for the second quarter will remain flat sequentially, as panel makers have put on hold plans to expand capacity. In addition, equipment orders...

GET certifies Applied Materials SunFab thin-film PV line

Apr 20, 10:46

Green Energy Technology (GET), a Taiwan-based maker of solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafers and amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules, has certified its...

Applied Matewrials SunFab

Thin-film PV development to see no short-term breakthrough, say Motech and Suntech

Mar 25, 16:35

Simon Tsuo, chairman of Taiwan-based Motech Industries, and his counterpart from China-based Suntech Power, Zhengrong Shi, both believe that there will not be any significant breakthrough...

Tsuo and Shi at the PV industry convention

Three Taiwan makers developing CIGS thin-film PV equipment

Mar 19, 14:20

Taiwan-based NanWin Technology has unveiled turn-key equipment for the production of CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules. Kenmec Mechanical Engineering...

Manz subsidiary steps into making thin-film PV equipment

Mar 17, 10:56

Manz Intech Machines, a Taiwan subsidiary of Germany-based automation equipment supplier Manz Automation, has extended its production from FPD and PCB wet process equipment to equipment...

Taiwan thin-film PV equipment providers facing tough competition in China market

Mar 5, 15:37

In view of emerging large demand for production line equipment by China-based makers of thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules, Taiwan-based makers of such equipment have competed for...

First Solar expansion said to be posing pressure on thin-film PV module competitors

Mar 4, 14:38

US-based thin-film PV module supplier First Solar, ranked second among all makers of solar cells and modules around the world with output of 503MWp in 2008, will be expanding its...

BeyondPV to start volume production of micromorphous silicon thin-film PV modules in June 2009

Feb 27, 17:13

BeyondPV, a Taiwan-based maker of micromorphous silicon tandem-junction thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules, on February 26 held an opening ceremony for its factory located in southern...

Sunner starts production of thin-film PV modules

Newswatch - Feb 26, 10:37

Sunner Solar, a Taiwan-based maker of amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules, on February 25 started production at its first factory in the Central Taiwan Science...

China makers procuring only key thin-film PV module equipment from overseas to reduce costs

Feb 19, 16:42

China-based thin-film photovoltaic (PV) module makers have begun procuring key manufacturing equipment systems, such as PECVD (plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition), from international...

AUO to initially invest NT$5 billion in thin-film PV modules

Feb 4, 10:45

AU Optronics (AUO), having announced a project to develop "third-generation" thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules with energy conversion rates of at least 10%, has set aside...

Taiwan thin-film PV module maker Sun Well to shift factory construction from Taiwan to China, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 2, 11:55

Sun Well Solar, a Taiwan-based maker of amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules, has given up its original plan to establish a factory in Taiwan and will instead...

For thin-film PV modules, energy conversion is not the sole factor to consider

Jan 23, 16:33

The main appeal thin-film photovoltaic (PV) module makers promote over crystalline silicon solar cell modules is lower power-generating costs per watt. Many makers claim that there...

Taiwan maker Jenn Feng to start production of CIGS PV modules in June 2009, says paper

Jan 19, 11:54

Jenn Feng Industrial, a Taiwan-based maker of power equipment and lighting products, has stepped into R&D of CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film photovoltaic (PV)...

AU Optronics to make thin-film PV modules, e-paper production to begin soon

Dec 31, 01:15

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD maker AU Optronics (AUO) on December 30 announced the establishment of an energy project office specifically for the development and production of third-generation...

Thin-film PV modules have better long-term business potential than crystalline silicon type, says Auria Solar

Dec 29, 15:11

While the global market of crystalline silicon solar cells is developing toward saturation with product prices unlikely to significantly rebound from the current low levels, production...

Green Energy Technology starts volume production of largest a-Si PV modules in Taiwan

Dec 25, 17:06

Green Energy Technology (GET), a Taiwan-based maker of solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafers and amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules, on December 24...

UniPixel to have Japanese maker produce thin-film products for TMOS display

Dec 18, 12:22

US-based UniPixel, the developer of a color display technology called Time Multiplexed Optical Shutter (TMOS), has announced that it will collaborate on its thin-film products with...

Sun Well Solar becomes first TUV certification recipient among Taiwan a-Si thin-film PV module makers

Nov 20, 01:25

Taiwan-based maker of amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules Sun Well Solar on November 19 obtained an IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) 61646...

Sun Well Solar obtains two certifiactions from TUV Rheinland
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    Osram Ostar Projection P2W

    Osram Opto Semiconductors has introduced two new high-power versions of the Osram Ostar Projection for projectors with a brightness of up to 1700 lumen. The Osram Ostar Projection...

    Photo: Company, Dec 18.

  • Osram+Dragon+Dome

    Osram Dragon Dome

    Osram's Dragon Dome provides a focused beam of high-power Infrared LED (IRED) with a range of more than 100 meters. It has a compact design and does not need an external lens. With...

    Photo: Company, Oct 8.

  • TMD+7%2Dinch+LTPS+LCD+panel

    TMD 7-inch LTPS LCD panel

    Toshiba Mobile Display (TMD) has developed a 7-inch low-temperature poly-silicon (LTPS) TFT LCD panel for vehicle-mounted and industrial uses, which enables multi-touch input on the...

    Photo: Company, Apr 28.

  • Applied+Materials+Solar+Technology+Center+in+China

    Applied Materials Solar Technology Center in China

    Applied Materials has opened an advanced solar research and demonstration facility in Xian, China. The Solar Technology Center is comprised of laboratory and office buildings covering...

    Photo: Company, Oct 30.

  • Osram+TopLED+Black+series

    Osram TopLED Black series

    Osram Opto Semiconductors has released its new TopLED Black series which can achieve luminous intensity of 1.9cd at 20 mA. Its black packages prevent reflection from incident light,...

    Photo: Company, Aug 3.

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