Monday 11 June 2012
Taiwan solar cell makers report mixed May revenues
Rush orders from Europe before the old incentives expire helped Taiwan-based solar firms to report good May revenues.
Thursday 26 April 2012
Acer, Inventec announce results for 1Q12
Acer and Inventec have hosted investor meeting and announced their latest performance in the first quarter.
Tuesday 27 March 2012
E-Ton suffers 2011 net loss of over NT$4 billion
E-Ton Solar Tech, a Taiwan-based maker of solar cells, has announced its 2011 financial report with revenues of NT$6.73 billion (US$222 million) and gross operating loss of NT$2.552...
Friday 7 October 2011
PV Taiwan 2011: An exhibition with an uplifting atmosphere
The annual PV Taiwan 2011 taking place in Taipei from October 5-7 features many industry leading firms such as Siemens, GCL-Poly, OCI and Roth&Rau. The exhibition is divided into...
Tuesday 30 August 2011
E-Ton reports 2H11 net loss of NT$4.77 per share
Taiwan-based solar cell firm E-Ton Solar reported revenues of NT$5.424 billion (US$187 million) for the first half of 2011. Net losses were NT$2.039 billion, representing NT$4.77...
Tuesday 16 August 2011
Solar customers demanding higher conversion efficiency
Solar cell prices have been stable in August, but customers are becoming more demanding in terms of quality, according to industry sources. Some customers have been requesting for...
Tuesday 16 August 2011
Germany solar market to thrive throughout 3Q-4Q11
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...
Tuesday 9 August 2011
Delsolar reports 1H11 net loss
Despite a booming first quarter, the solar industry suffered from weak demand in the second quarter of 2011. Taiwan-based solar cell maker Delsolar has reported revenues reached NT$5,713...
Monday 1 August 2011
Solar demand in Germany and Italy heating up
Downstream solar power system firms indicate the rebound of demand in Germany and Italy has been thriving in comparison of the market conditions in the second quarter of 2011. However,...
Thursday 28 July 2011
Solar cell prices to rise 3-5% in August
Solar cell makers have notified clients that August quotes will go up by 3-5% to reflect the rising cost of production materials, according to industry sources.
Friday 15 July 2011
Italy "Made in EU" policy to benefit Taiwan-based solar cell makers
Italy recently announced details of its new incentive program for second half of 2011. According to Europe-based solar firms, solar products that contain 60% of components such as...
Friday 8 July 2011
Many solar cell makers decline tough orders
While orders for crystalline silicon solar cells have increased, prices have not risen along with rebounding demand and a large portion of orders are with undesirable conditions including...
Wednesday 6 July 2011
E-Ton Solar June revenues down 20% on-month
E-Ton Solar continues to report on-month revenue decreases. June revenues were NT$215 million (US$7.5 million), down 20.96% on month and 84.67% on year. E-Ton might be one of a few...
Monday 27 June 2011
Vertical integration is crucial for solar industry, says Inventec chairman
Inventec chairman, Yeh Kuo-yi, appeared in E-Ton Solar's shareholders meeting on June 24 for the first time since Inventec acquired the majority shares of the solar cell maker. According...
Thursday 23 June 2011
Taiwan solar cell quotes drop to US$0.75 per watt
Having already dropped to US$0.80/watt after Intersolar Europe in Germany earlier this month, quotes for Taiwan-based solar cells have now declined further to as low as US$0.75/wat...