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  • Mono-Si solar wafer prices have dropped slightly due to increased supply

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GlobalWafers posts record 2Q17 profit

Aug 9, 15:30

Taiwan-based GlobalWafers, a silicon wafer supplier, has reported net profits climbed to a record high of NT$1.29 billion (US$42.8 million) in the second quarter of 2017. EPS for...

China makers lower prices for solar-grade monocrystalline wafers

Jun 16, 15:21

Leading China-based makers have lowered prices for solar-grade monocrystalline silicon wafers by US$0.026 to US$0.76 for models with thickness of 180-micron and by US$0.02 to US$0.78...

Taiwan solar-grade silicon wafer makers decrease domestic supply

Jun 5, 14:49

Taiwan-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer makers, which are unable to compete with China-based makers due to high slurry-based slicing costs, have increased exports of solar-grade...

GCL-Poly stays focused on poly-Si and solar wafers, says chairman

May 22, 15:47

GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, the largest China-based maker of poly-Si solar wafers, will maintain production of polysilicon and solar wafers as core business, company chairman Zhu Gongshan...

Short supply of mono-Si solar wafers may remain until 3Q18

May 4, 10:21

The ongoing shortage of global supply of mono-Si solar wafers is likely to remain until third-quarter 2018, according to China-based makers of such wafers.

Zhonghuan Semiconductor lowers mono-Si solar wafer price

Apr 13, 11:17

Zhonghuan Semiconductor, the second largest China-based maker of solar-grade monocrystalline silicon wafers, has lowered quotes by US$0.02 per wafer, according to China-based media...

Silicon wafer prices to rise in 2017, says GlobalWafers

Feb 21, 10:48

Semiconductor-grade silicon wafer prices on a per-square inch basis, which reached an 11-year low of US$0.67, are set to rise in 2017 thanks to the already low point last year and...

Shunfeng to expand solar wafer capacity

Jan 11, 11:48

China-based Shunfeng International Clean Energy, who makes poly-Si solar wafers, cells and PV modules, and undertakes PV power station projects, will invest CNY2.2 billion (US$318...

China-based GCL-Poly Energy sets up subsidiary in Taiwan

Apr 29, 10:50

GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, the largest China-based maker of polysilicon and solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers, has established a subsidiary in Taiwan to strengthen cooperation...

Gigastorage acquires Wafering to expand solar wafer capacity

Stockwatch - Oct 1, 11:05

Solar wafer maker Gigastorage has announced the acquisition of a 100% stake in fellow maker Wafering Technology for NT$110 million (US$3.7 million) to expand production capacity.

Green Energy Technology August revenues hit 23-month high

Stockwatch - Sep 6, 14:05

Solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.128 billion (US$37.6 million) for August, the highest monthly...

Gigastorage to hike monthly shipments to over 10 million solar-grade wafers

Aug 13, 15:16

Taiwan-based Gigastorage has completed expansion of production capacity for high-efficiency solar-grade silicon wafers and expects monthly shipments to increase to more than 10 million...

EU duty on China-made solar products to help Taiwan solar industry, says SAS

Jun 27, 10:58

The European Union (EU) has imposed a tentative anti-dumping tariff of 11.8% on solar products imported from China and is negotiating with the China government. If both sides reach...

SAS expects solar wafer prices to increase in 2-3 months

Jun 26, 14:01

Doris Hsu, president of Taiwan-based Sino-American Silicon (SAS), has noted that Europe's anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariff against China-based firms includes solar cells and solar...

GET to hike solar wafer capacity

Jun 26, 13:57

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) has upgraded ingot slicing technology and will invest NT$50 million (US$1.67 million) to expand monthly production from...

GET reports 2012 net loss of NT$3 billion

Jun 25, 10:51

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) announced 2012 consolidated revenues of NT$9.836 billion (US$326 million), down by 47.16% on year. In particular, sales...

LDK reports falling 1Q13 revenues

Jun 13, 15:41

LDK Solar, a China-based solar firm reported its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013.

Solar cell prices may increase to US$0.43/W in Taiwan

May 23, 21:42

Since the beginning of the second quarter, prices of solar wafers and cells in Taiwan have been increasing due to expectations that Europe may levy anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariffs...

SAS expects solar business to breakeven in 2Q13

May 10, 10:36

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon (SAS) expects its solar business to reach breakeven and may obtain profits in the second quarter as market conditions have been...

Doris Hsu, president of SAS

Solar wafer production forecast to grow 19% in 2013, says Solarbuzz

May 9, 20:38

After falling 15% in 2012, solar wafer production is forecast to grow 19% in 2013, passing 30GW and recovering to 2011 levels, according to Solarbuzz. However, industry utilization...

SAS to acquire full stake in Sino Solar

May 8, 12:22

Solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) on May 7 announced a merger with Sino Solar, its joint venture which makes crystalline silicon solar cells, through the acquisition...

Doris Hsu, president of SAS

LDK reports negative 4Q12 gross margin

Apr 19, 15:23

China-based vertically integrated solar firm, LDK Solar, reported fourth-quarter net sales of US$135.9 million, a relatively low figure compared to US$291.5 million reported in the...

Gigastorage, GET see March revenues increase on month

Apr 11, 21:50

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Gigastorage reported March consolidated revenues of NT$736 million (US$24 million), up 28.63% on month. Gigastorage noted that the rising revenues were...

Danen reports 2012 net loss of NT$760 million

Mar 27, 14:46

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Danen Technology has reported 2012 revenues of NT$903 million (US$30 million), with net loss of NT$760 million. The firm also reported 2012 debt ratio...

Suntech executives to hold talks with Taiwan-based partners

Mar 22, 12:31

China-based Suntech Power Holdings announced the insolvency of its China subsidiary, Wuxi Suntech. Industry sources noted that Suntech executives will arrive in Taiwan next week to...

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China reportedly may cut solar incentives

Mar 18, 11:40

China's solar incentive reportedly may face a significant cut under new energy subsidy policies in order to encourage market mechanism in the industry.

GCL-Poly sees 2012 revenues decrease 12.4% on year

Mar 15, 15:03

China-based solar material provider GCL-Poly has announced revenues for the year ended December 31, 2012, were HKD22.348 billion (US$2.88 billion), showing an on-year decrease of...

Renesola reports 4Q12 revenues increased 40% on-quarter

Mar 14, 22:11

Renesola, a China-based solar wafer and module maker, has announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and the full year ended December 31, 2012.

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Gigastorage hopes Taiwan government to increase annual solar installation limit

Mar 8, 10:59

The necessity of having nuclear power plants has been under debate recently in Taiwan. Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Gigastorage has suggested four ways that the government can take...

GET sees February revenues grow 13.6% on month

Mar 7, 11:02

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) has reported February consolidated revenues of NT$923 million (US$31 million), representing an on-month increase of 13.6%...

Taiwan solar cell quotes remain unchanged

Mar 5, 11:26

Solar firms in Greater China hoped to increase quotes before the Lunar New Year holidays, but a delay in China announcing its anti-dumping and anti-subsidy probe results has deterred...

Europe polysilicon makers seeking cooperation with Taiwan solar wafer makers

Feb 27, 14:29

To avoid possible tariffs imposed by China, Europe-based polysilicon firms have been reportedly seeking cooperation with Taiwan-based solar wafer makers. Solar firms noted that the...

Commentary: Solar cells are the most likely casualties in trade war

Feb 26, 11:36

The effect of the US anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation against China-made solar cells has been questioned especially when China-based solar firms are now able to buy solar...

Solar firms plan to reach full capacity utilization rate after Lunar New Year holidays

Feb 7, 21:17

Solar wafer and cell makers in Greater China plan to increase capacity utilization rates to full after the Lunar New Year holidays and hope product prices will increase as well.

GET disposes of Shihlien Energy shares

Feb 5, 12:31

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) announced plans to sell all is Shihlien Energy shares, with the total transaction estimated at NT$334 million (US$11 million)...

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    Applied HCT Diamond Squarer for solar wafers

    Applied Materials has introduced ts new HCT Diamond Squarer system, which can reduce the cost of squaring silicon ingots by up to one-third while offering at least twice the cutting...

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