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Gintech sees capacity fully occupied

Dec 23, 11:40

Gintech Energy, a Taiwan-based maker of solar cells, has received rush orders with prices above US$0.50/watt to fully occupy its production capacities, with some shipments scheduled...

Pan

US flat-panel TV pricing at lowest level in eight months in November, says IHS iSuppli

Dec 22, 11:05

The prevailing economic uncertainty, along with frantic efforts among television manufacturers to boost year-end sales, combined to drive down the price of US flat-panel TVs to their...

Yingli Solar sets up solar project leasing firm

Dec 20, 01:35

China-based large-size solar firm Yingli Solar has invested US$10 million to set up a leasing company for the solar project financing business, according to China media.

China polysilicon firms call for government protection

Dec 14, 12:06

The anti-dumping and anti-subsidy probe taken up by the US government has been causing concerns for China-based solar firms. China-based polysilicon firms have suggested the Chinese...

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Digitimes Research: Shipments of solar modules from China major firms continue to increase in 2011

Dec 8, 15:33

The revenues accumulated by China-based large-size internationally-listed solar firms in the first half of 2011 were less than the revenues from the same period in 2010, but shipments...

Digitimes Research: Panasonic to provide LED lighting solutions

Dec 7, 14:08

Japan-based lighting firm Panasonic was ranked number one in sales of LED light bulbs in Japan in the first half of 2011 with market share reaching 35%.

LED lighting

China LED lamp prices tumble in November, says IMS Research

Dec 6, 14:31

The global average retail price for LED lamps has steadily decreased on a monthly basis from US$30 in September to US$28 in Novembe, according to IMS Research

Commentary: Consolidation to get solar industry back on track

Dec 2, 10:56

The solar market has been experiencing large turbulences in 2011. No one is optimistic about the industry in the short run. However, the exit of unfit firms has become the main drive...

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Taiwan solar cell makers may benefit from US probe

Dec 1, 10:55

In the wake of the ongoing anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation taken by the US government, China-based solar firms reportedly are looking to work with Taiwan-based firms to...

Digitimes Research: Government incentives boost US solar installations in 2011

Nov 30, 10:27

The solar PV market in the US has been growing rapidly since 2009 with annual growth of installations reaching more than 100%. Many large-size power stations and commercial solar...

solar cell

Nanya files ITC complaint against Elpida

Nov 22, 11:14

Nanya Technology has filed a complaint against rival Elpida Memory with the International Trade Commission, asking the agency to bar the US imports of Elpida's DRAM chips that infringe...

Taiwan 3Q11 LED lighting output value falls on-quarter

Nov 22, 01:20

Taiwan's LED lighting output value in third-quarter 2011 was NT$2.03 billion (US$67 million), a 19.4% drop on quarter and 12% decrease on year. Industry sources indicated the price...

LED lighting

Lextar plans to enter LED lighting distribution

Nov 21, 15:44

Taiwan-based LED firm Lextar has been developing the LED lighting market and receiving OEM orders from international firms such as Philips, Osram and Mitsubishi. Lextar has been said...

Panasonic leads in US hospitality TV channel sales for 2011, says DisplaySearch

Nov 17, 12:18

High-end hotels made the transition to digital and to high definition (HD) before most households, but many smaller hotels, mid-range hotels, and boutique hotels are just now promoting...

US football season kickoff sends TV sales, prices soaring, says IHS

Nov 10, 11:21

The onset of the US National Football League (NFL) season propelled higher sales of large-sized flat panel televisions in October, pushing up overall TV prices in the United States...

Taiwan LCD TV OEM firms likely to achieve on-quarter shipment growth of 6-9%

Nov 8, 01:15

Global shipments of LCD TVs in the third quarter increased 19% on quarter, according to industry sources. Market estimates for on-quarter growth of shipments in the fourth quarter...

First Solar to cooperate with NRG Energy

Nov 4, 10:20

US-based thin-film solar firm First Solar and NRG Energy have announced an agreement for First Solar to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for NRG's...

Polysilicon firms willing to lower quotes

Nov 1, 01:10

The end market demand in the solar market has been weak, and the wave of price drops have been moving from downstream to upstream polysilicon. The price of polysilicon this quarter...

Microsemi unveils driver for LED street lights

Oct 28, 10:43

Microsemi unveiled a new LED driver designed specifically for North American street light installations. The LXMG221D-0700040-D2F LED driver eliminates step-down transformers typically...

Solar cell quotes likely to continue dropping

Oct 25, 15:19

The traditional weak fourth quarter in the solar market is likely to push solar cell quotes further down this week. Quotes of solar cells last week were around US$0.55-0.58/watt,...

Commentary: Taiwan solar industry needs government support

Oct 24, 15:56

After a wave of bankruptcies declared by US-based solar firms in third-quarter 2011, some Europe-based solar firms have also been reportedly facing difficulties obtaining funding...

Yingli Green Energy issues statement on SolarWorld ITC petition

Oct 24, 15:35

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company (Yingli Solar) has responded to petitions filed by SolarWorld Industries America (SolarWorld America) with the US Department of Commerce and the...

GCL-Poly to build solar projects in California

Oct 20, 10:16

GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, a China-based integrated solar firm, has announced that it will invest in and build two solar projects totaling approximately 84MW, developed by solar energy...

Europe debt crisis causing shortage of bank loans for solar firms

Oct 17, 14:46

After a string of bankruptcies declared by US-based solar firms, many Europe-based solar firms have been feeling pressure due to the Europe debt crisis, according to market waters...

Motech introduces new PV inverter to US market

Oct 12, 11:53

Taiwan-based solar firm Motech Industries has announced the launch of PVMate 6500U and 7500U PV inverters, a new series of 6.5kW and 7.5kW photovoltaic (PV) inverters for residential...

Asia-based solar firms to be hit by operation suspensions due to low demand

Oct 4, 16:25

Starting in 2011, many Europe and US based solar firms have been forced to lower or halt production due to lack of competitiveness. Some firms have even filed for bankruptcy. Industry...

Suntech helps provides 150,000 of solar panels in central California

Sep 30, 10:44

Suntech Power Holdings (Suntech), a China-based provider of solar panels, has announced that it has supplied solar panels for two solar power plants in central California. Built and...

T-Mobile USA adopts HTC Amaze 4G smartphone for HSPA+ 42Mbps services

Sep 28, 14:01

T-Mobile USA will launch the HTC Amaze 4G and Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S II smartphones in October supporting its HSPA+ 42Mbps services operated in 150 local markets in the US.

Current production plans and demand outlook suggest oversupply will be maintained into next year, says Solarbuzz

Sep 27, 14:52

Continued solar module overproduction will lead to sustained price pressure across global photovoltaic (PV) markets, already reeling from factory gate prices now down 33% on-year,...

Smart grids spur massive demand for lithium ion batteries, says IHS

Sep 26, 14:25

The expected proliferation of electrical smart grids during the next decade will generate nearly US$6 billion worth of demand by 2020 for lithium ion batteries used mainly in energy...

Canadian Solar receives contract for US hospital project

Sep 22, 11:07

Canadian Solar, a China-based solar company, has announced it has been awarded a contract to provide solar panels for a new 2.1MW solar power installation at St Peter's University...

MEMC completes acquisition of US subsidiary of Fotowatio Renewable Ventures

Sep 7, 14:15

MEMC Electronic Materials, a US-based polysilicon supplier and its solar energy subsidiary, SunEdison, announced that it has completed the acquisition of privately held Fotowatio...

SolarWorld AG implements transformation measures in the US and Germany

Sep 5, 14:54

In the last few months, SolarWorld AG has massively expanded and modernized its production capacities along the entire value chain at its locations in the US and in Germany. Older...

Percentage of US consumers planning to buy TVs hits record low, says IHS iSuppli

Sep 1, 14:37

Spooked by the sputtering economy, US consumers are choosing to forego television purchases, with the number of Americans planning to buy new sets plunging to record low levels, according...

Taiwan solar firms over-dependent on Europe and US customers

Aug 23, 15:49

The return of demand in the third quarter has not been as strong as expected, hence many small- and medium-size solar firms in China might face production halts, according to China-based...

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    Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet PC

    Samsung Electronics America has announced its Galaxy Note 10.1 for the US market. The Galaxy Note 10.1 extends the Galaxy Note category, delivering the functionality and precision...

    Photo: Company, Aug 17.

  • HTC+Rezound

    HTC Rezound

    HTC and Verizon Wireless have jointly announced the HTC Rezound, a LTE-enabled smartphone with Beats Audio integration, for the US market. HTC said that the new device delivers a...

    Photo: Company, Nov 8.

  • Suntech+HiPerforma+solar+module

    Suntech HiPerforma solar module

    Suntech has introduced the new HiPerforma 250 watt solar module that can be installed for residential, commercial and utility-scale uses. The module adopts Suntech's Pluto cell...

    Photo: Suntech, Jul 13.

  • Samsung+Infuse+4G

    Samsung Infuse 4G

    AT&T and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile) have announced the upcoming availability of the Samsung Infuse 4G. Exclusive to AT&T customers, the Samsung Infuse 4G...

    Photo: Company, May 17.

  • HTC+Droid+Incredible+2

    HTC Droid Incredible 2

    Verizon Wireless has announced that the HTC Droid Incredible 2, an Android-based smartphone, will be available beginning April 28 and sell for US$199.99 with two-year service agreements...

    Photo: Company, Apr 28.

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