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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...

TSMC recruiting staff for PV business

Sep 28, 11:40

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has taken a further step in developing its new photovoltaic (PV) business by recruiting PV technical staff, including engineers in...

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...

Leotek starts shipping LED streetlamps to China

Aug 25, 14:23

Leotek Electronics, a subsidiary of Lite-On Technology, has shipped 3,000 LED streetlamps to China and received new LED streetlamp orders from Jiangsu, China, according to David Lin,...

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...

Marketech develops PECVD equipment for thin-film solar cells

Jun 23, 14:59

Marketech International, a Taiwan-based LCD equipment maker, has developed plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition (PECVD) equipment for producing thin-film solar cells, according...

Margaret Kao, chairman of Marketech International

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...

PV capex cuts to ease capacity growth in time for recovery, says IC Insights

Jun 17, 10:47

Much like the boom-to-bust IC industry in recent decades, manufacturers of solar cells and thin films have also had a difficult time matching investments for new production capacity...

Taiwan should implement aggressive renewable energy policy, says Applied chairman

Jun 8, 14:58

Taiwan should be more active in following the worldwide trend where leading economies are rushing to capitalize on renewable energy to create a green economy that will be accompanied...

Applied Materials CEO Mike Splinter

The Information Network suggests strategies for gaining share in the solar market

May 5, 14:59

Solar cell manufacturers must differentiate themselves during the slowdown in the solar cell market, according to The Information Network.

Applied Materials wins thin-film court battle with Oerlikon

Apr 2, 16:34

Applied Materials has won a battle against European-based OC Oerlikon Balzers AG in a dispute over IP related to thin-film solar technology. In an oral decision delivered this week,...

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...

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...

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

Solar panel overcapacity expected in 2009, says The Information Network

Nov 19, 01:10

While solar energy panel sales have and will continue to grow at a rate of about 40% per year, market research firm The Information Network indicated that several key growth drivers,...

Thin-film solar module makers in Taiwan and China face difficulty reaching economies of scale

Nov 10, 12:16

Taiwan and China-based thin-film module makers are enjoying a steady stream of potential orders and stable prices, but the tasks of technologically attaining a sufficient economy...

AUO to cut capex to NT$100 billion

Oct 24, 01:15

AU Optronics (AUO) is to reduce capex in 2008 from NT$130-140 billion (US$3.88-4.18 billion) to NT$100 billion. Second phase expansion of the company's second 7.5G line will be delayed...

Solar energy market to grow at a very aggressive rate: Q&A with Gilad Almogy, senior vice president, Applied Materials

Oct 23, 01:10

Despite the rapid decline of oil prices and a slowdown in the semiconductor and FPD (flat-panel display) industries recently, global investment in solar energy has continued to build...

Gilad Almogy, senior vice president, Applied Materials

Ritek inks second strategic alliance with Scheuten to make CIGS thin-film solar modules

Oct 15, 01:15

Ritek has announced a strategic alliance with Netherlands-based Scheuten Solar Holding BV to set up a joint venture to make CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film solar modules...

Solartech expanding production capacity

Sep 24, 01:20

Solartech Energy, a Taiwan-based producer of crystalline silicon solar cells, is expanding its production capacity through the construction of a new factory in northern Taiwan. Total...

Green Energy to expand solar wafer production capacity to 250MWp, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 18, 17:15

Green Energy Technology will begin to use self-developed technology to increase the total production capacity of is silicon ingot growing equipment from an equivalent of 200MWp to...

Efun ups investment in thin-film solar subsidiary

Sep 15, 10:34

Optical film maker Efun Technology has raised its stake in a thin-film solar cell subsidiary to 54% by injecting another NT$204 million (US$6.38 million) into the company.

DuPont sets up R&D center in Taiwan for solar cell materials

Jun 18, 01:15

DuPont has set up an R&D center in Taiwan for the development of materials for crystalline silicon and thin-film solar cells. The company expects to invest US$3 million in the...

DuPont solar center

High ASPs draw attention for see-through BIPV solar modules

May 26, 15:48

The price premium for see-through building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) materials over conventional BIPV materials has drawn attention among solar module companies to gear up their...

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