Tuesday 24 July 2012
Some Taiwan makers of solar cells lower quotes to US$0.45/watt
Taiwan-based solar firms have lowered quotes to US$0.45/watt due to falling demand as Germany's second-quarter installation hype settles. Some solar firms have reportedly received...
Monday 23 July 2012
Germany likely to support anti-dumping investigation against China firms
China's Ministry of Commerce announced on July 20 to begin anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations on imported polysilicon. At the same time, during an interview, Germany's environment...
Tuesday 17 July 2012
Price of mono-crystalline solar cells falls by 10% since 2Q12
The price of mono-crystalline solar cells has fallen to US$0.58-0.60/watt from US$0.67-0.68/watt in the beginning of the second quarter, a price fall around 10%. This is one of the...
Friday 13 July 2012
Commentary: Japan government needs to do more to protect domestic solar industry
The government in Japan recently announced lucrative solar feed-in-tariffs that have sparked discussions about Japan becoming the world's second-largest solar market. However, it...
Friday 13 July 2012
Germany solar energy firms soliciting investments from Taiwan
Taiwan's Investment Commission of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has offered local solar energy firms a list of counterparts in Germany that have gone bankrupt recently and...
Monday 9 July 2012
Digitimes Research: Yingli captures top solar module vendor ranking in 1Q12
By shipments of solar modules, the rankings of top five solar firms in China experienced major shifts in first-quarter 2012, Digitimes Research has found. Suntech's shipments dropped...
Thursday 28 June 2012
Price of 6-inch mono-crystalline solar wafers in China drops to US$1.45/unit
The price of 6-inch mono-crystalline solar wafers in China has fallen to US$1.45/unit, from US$1.60/unit in mid-February. Industry sources noted that pricing is likely to drop to...
Wednesday 27 June 2012
Germany review committee to announce results on April 1 incentive cuts on June 27
Germany's April 1 solar incentive cuts were halted by the Bundesrat (Federal Council) for reviews. The review committee will announce its decision on June 27. Industry sources noted...
Monday 11 June 2012
Intersolar Europe to act as an indicator for 3Q12 market conditions
Intersolar Europe Exhibition is going to take place in Munich, Germany from June 13-15. Several topics will be in focus such as the problem of Europe's debt crisis and incentive policies...
Friday 6 April 2012
Asia solar makers worried about bankruptcies in Germany solar industry
Asia-based solar firms have been concerned about decreasing distribution channels in Germany as many Germany-based firms have filed for bankruptcy. Industry sources believe the government...
Wednesday 21 March 2012
Downstream solar firms lower inventory levels in preparation for April 1 FIT cuts in Germany
The global solar industry has been waiting for the announcement of new feed-in-tariff (FIT) cuts in Germany. If the magnitude of the new cuts is smaller than expected, a new surge...
Wednesday 29 February 2012
Germany incentive cut dissolves price increases hoped for by solar firms
Germany has announced new incentive cuts will be initiated in March 9, 2012. The industry expected such measures to be taken in April 1, 2012, but never expected the date being moved...
Wednesday 8 February 2012
Solar inverter market hits speed bump in 2011, says IHS
Despite strong long-term growth prospects, the worldwide solar photovoltaic (PV) inverter space dipped slightly in 2011 as two big solar markets stalled or cut tariffs, even though...
Tuesday 31 January 2012
Germany may cut solar incentives as early as April
Asia-based solar supply chains have been looking for a chance to increase prices, however, the reported decisions of governments in Europe to cut incentives during the Lunar New Year...
Tuesday 31 January 2012
Germany, Italy likely to end subsidies for ground-mounted solar PV systems
The Germany and Italy governments, in their plans to decrease feed-in tariff rates for installation of PV systems in April and July 2012 respectively, may delete subsidization for...
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