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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...

Suntech 2Q11 shipments up 48% on year

Aug 23, 14:29

Suntech Power Holdings (Suntech), a China-based solar firm, has announced financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2011.

US photovoltaic installations forecast to soar 166% in 2011, says IHS iSuppli

Aug 18, 15:02

US photovoltaic (PV) installations in 2011 will rise 166 % to a total of 2.4GW, with California leading the country in the amount of power derived from renewable solar energy, according...

Germany solar market to thrive throughout 3Q-4Q11

Aug 16, 11:35

Demand from the solar markets in Germany and Italy has been increasing, according to industry sources, However, some customers have been requesting for low prices, with solar firms...

Debt crisis in Europe to have limited impact on solar industry

Aug 12, 10:53

The current conditions of the global economy have been casting clouds over the solar industry. However, industry sources pointed out that the debt crisis in Europe should have relatively...

California to continue to lead US solar installations, says IHS

Aug 9, 15:46

Blessed with abundant sunshine and a supportive political structure, California is positioned to add 7.5GW of installed power from photovoltaic (PV) sources during the period of 2010...

Erosion of consumer confidence may hit solar market

Aug 8, 15:55

Solar firms are bracing for the possible effects on the solar market due to the debt crisis in the US. The debt crisis could cause a downturn of the global economy and curb installation...

SunPower and Citi team up to finance US$105 million in residential solar lease projects

Jul 29, 11:33

SunPower and Citi have announced a new fund for approximately US$105 million in residential solar lease projects. SunPower will use the funds to extend its SunPower Lease to customers...

Acer cuts Iconia tablet price to boost sales

Jul 29, 01:20

Acer has slashed the price of its 10-inch Iconia Tab A500 tablet PCs in the US market from US$449.99 to US$395 aiming to achieve its goal of shipping a total of 2.5-3 million tablet...

Taiwan-based solar firms use strategic alliances to increase competitiveness

Jul 25, 16:30

Taiwan-based solar product makers have been facing tough competition from China-based integrated solar firms. The down turn in the market has shown the importance of vertical integration...

Orders for large-size LED BLUs declining in July

Jul 21, 14:41

Orders for large-size LED backlight units (BLUs) from downstream TV makers so far this month have been lower than those received in June, according to sources at LED chipmakers. Since...

US FPD TV prices rise in June on 3D demand, says IHS

Jul 14, 09:49

For the third month in a row, US pricing for flat-panel TVs increased in June, fueled by the increasing availability of high-priced active 3D LCD TVs, according to IHS iSuppli.

Panel pricing for June remains flat

Jun 22, 01:10

The price of panels in June has remained flat due to weak demand in Europe and the US and the problem with backlogs. The price for 32-inch panels is between US$147-150 per unit. The...

HTC set to challenge Apple as top smartphone vendor in the US

Jun 10, 12:00

HTC's Android-based smartphones the HTC Thunderbolt and Inspire 4G ranked as the top-selling models for Verizon Wireless and AT&T, respectively, and it has a chance to challenge...

China-based Comtec reportedly to supply US-based SunPower with N-type solar wafers

Jun 7, 17:03

Industry sources stated that China-based mono-crystalline solar wafer firm Comtec Solar has received orders from US-based SunPower for it N-type solar wafers, and therefore its shipments...

The price of solar cells should not fall below US$0.9 per watt, says Motech chairman

May 31, 01:15

High inventory of solar products has been pushing prices down since second quarter 2011. According to Dr. Yuan-Huai Simon Tsuo, chairman of Motech, the price of solar modules in 2011...

The general view of the solar market is too pessimistic: Q&A with LDK president Xingxue Tong

May 27, 16:37

The current contraction of the solar market has affected solar firms worldwide. President and COO of China-based LDK, Xingxue Tong, thinks it is an imbalance before the transformation...

LDK president and COO, Xingxue Tong

Sony to decrease TV shipments target

May 25, 01:10

Due to low sales for its LCD TV department, Sony might decrease shipment targets by 20-30%, according to industry sources. Sony predicted optimistically in 2010 that shipments will...

Brightek Optoelectronic to debut on Taiwan OTC market in 3Q11

May 19, 16:19

Shenzhen-based, Taiwan-funded LED packaging house Brightek Optoelectronic plans to debut on Taiwan's OTC market in the third quarter. Brightek was founded in 2001 and relocated headquarters...

NFC-enabled handset shipments to boom, says IHS iSuppli

May 13, 12:21

The decision by three major US wireless carriers to partner with leading credit card companies on a mobile commerce initiative will boost the market for embedded payment technology...

HTC positioned ahead of rivals in LTE smartphone development, say sources

Apr 25, 11:47

Sales of HTC's LTE-enabled smartphone, the HTC ThunderBolt, have been strong since the device was launched by Verizon Wireless in the US in mid-March, positioning HTC ahead of its...

US PV project order backlog surpasses 12GW, says Solarbuzz

Apr 8, 11:20

The solar photovoltaic (PV) project order backlog for the United States market has now soared past 12GW, according to Solarbuzz. While the PV industry is facing the effects of large...

Europe to continue dominating solar market in 2011, says IHS iSuppli

Mar 28, 17:12

Despite brewing trouble for the solar industry in the region, Europe in 2011 will continue to account for the lion's share of photovoltaic (PV) installations in the world, claiming...

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    JINS Meme smart eyewear

    Japan-based eyewear brand, JINS, has announced Meme smart eyewear for the US market in 2015 as part of its expansion plan outside of Asia. The JINS Meme (available with or without...

    Photo: Company, Dec 23.

  • Samsung+Galaxy+Note+10%2E1+tablet+PC

    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.

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