1104 news items tagged solar cell
Tainergy has no plans for strategic alliance with III-V IC playersMonday 21 September 2020
Tainergy Tech has no plans to forge any strategic alliance with players in the third-generation semiconductor sector for the moment, according to the firm's president Kevin Hsieh.
TSEC to install larger-size solar cell production linesWednesday 9 September 2020
TSEC will invest NT$526.3 million (US$17.8 million) to procure manufacturing equipment for solar cells larger than the existing size, according to the company.
Inventec subsidiary ends solar cell productionWednesday 19 August 2020
Inventec Solar Energy in early August 2020 ended solar cell production, according to industry sources.
Taiwan solar cell makers to return to profitabilityWednesday 17 June 2020
Taiwan-based solar cell makers have been adjusting business focus since 2018, mainly phasing out production for the poly-Si segment and devoting more to making mono-Si PERC models...
URE reportedly to develop TopCon solar cell technologyWednesday 15 April 2020
Solar cell and PV module maker United Renewable Energy (URE) will reportedly extend R&D of next-generation N-type solar cell technology from HIT (hetero-junction with intrinsic...
Coronavirus outbreak in Japan, South Korea may impact supply of solar cell materialsWednesday 4 March 2020
China- and Taiwan-based solar cell makers are concerned that the continued increase in coronavirus infection cases in Japan and South Korea is likely to affect supply of key materials...
ITRI, Formosa Plastics jointly develop dye-sensitized solar cellsWednesday 15 January 2020
Government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) and Formosa Plastics have jointly developed dye-sensitized solar cells for 10 years and they are setting up a...
Zhi He uses AI detection to boost wafer grinding qualityMonday 21 October 2019
Taiwan startup Zhi He Technology has developed AI-based AOI (automated optical inspection) equipment that detects defects at diamond grinding wheels aiming to help boost wafer thinning...
SAS to set up TOPCon solar cell capacity in 2H19Thursday 15 August 2019
Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS), a solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer and solar cell maker, has disclosed a plan to invest NT$300-400 million (US$9.6-12.8 million) to set...
China minor PERC cell makers lower pricesTuesday 23 July 2019
Second- and third-tier China-based PERC solar cell makers have cut prices to levels significantly lower than those quoted by first-tier ones, according to industry sources.
PERC solar cell prices fallingMonday 15 July 2019
PERC solar cell international prices have been dropping 3-4% weekly with no signs of stopping amid weak demand, according to industry sources.
URE shutting solar cell factoryFriday 31 May 2019
Solar cell and PV module maker United Renewable Energy (URE) is moving equipment from a solar cell factory in northern Taiwan, ready to end production there, according to company...
E-Ton Solar to stop solar cell productionTuesday 23 April 2019
Crystalline silicon solar cell maker E-Ton Solar Tech on April 22 announced that it will end its solar cell production business due to continued operating loss.
US raises punitive tariffs on most Taiwan solar cell makersMonday 15 April 2019
The US Department of Commerce (DoC) has made initial decision at the third review of anti-dumping and anti-subsidization tariffs imposed on Taiwan-based solar cell makers, lowering...
Price competition amid China PERC solar cell makers heating upWednesday 27 February 2019
As some China-based PERC solar cell makers have ramped up prodction at new assembly lines, price competition for orders among them is intensifying, according to industry sources.
Tongwei, SCCI to construct PERC solar cell plantsFriday 15 February 2019
China-based Tongwei Solar will expand its PERC solar cell production capacity by constructing a factory in Sichuan, western China, while state-run Shaanxi Coal and Chemical Industry...
India solar cell makers interested in buying used equipment from China, TaiwanFriday 1 February 2019
India's solar cell makers are interested in acquiring second-hand equipment from China- and Taiwan-based fellow makers, according to industry sources.
Tainergy to move solar cell production to VietnamTuesday 15 January 2019
Solar cell maker Tainergy Tech will end production in China and Taiwan, and move it to Vietnam, with the relocation to be completed by the end of June 2019, according to company president...
China solar cell makers see PERC bottlenecksTuesday 16 October 2018
China-based vertically integrated PV makers upgrading to PERC have come to bottlenecks in hiking solar cell energy conversion rates, according to industry sources.
China makers trialing new solar cell technologiesThursday 20 September 2018
China-based makers are keen on trialing new technologies, mainly PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) TOPcon (tunnel oxide pasivated contact), N-type TOPcon and HIT (herterojunction...
More solar cell makers reportedly want to join UREWednesday 19 September 2018
While United Renewable Energy (URE) will be fromally founded on October 1 by merging solar cell makers Neo Solar Power (NSP), Gintech Energy and Solartech Energy, more Taiwan-based...
NSP reports strong growth for AugustMonday 10 September 2018
Neo Solar Power (NSP) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.107 billion (US$35.93 million) for August , up 82.33% sequentially and 47.84% on year due mainly to increased PV module...
China solar cell makers expanding PERC capacitiesWednesday 5 September 2018
China-based Tongwei Solar is expanding annual production capacity for PERC solar cells to 9.0GWp by year-end 2018, including 6.0GWp for mono-SI ones, while Guangdong Aiko Solar Energy...
Taiwan solar cell makers to come under pressure from EU ending MIP on China exportsMonday 27 August 2018
The European Union (EU) is expected to end imposition of minimum import price (MIP) restriction on China-produced solar cells and PV modules on September 3, 2018, which will facilitate...
Tongwei, Aiko Solar to set up new plantsWednesday 15 August 2018
China-based polysilicon maker Tongwei will construct two high-purity polysilicon plants each with annual production capacity of 25,000 tons, while Guangdong Aiko Solar Energy Technology...
AUO-sponsored Apollo VI
Photo: Company, Monday 17 October 2011
Suntech HiPerforma solar module
Photo: Suntech, Wednesday 13 July 2011
Shinsung Holdings producing solar cells with 18% efficiency
Photo: Company, Thursday 14 January 2010