Monday 19 April 2010
Germany likely to finalize 2011 solar subsidy cuts at upcoming review
German officials are slated to meet again on April 25 to discuss rate reduction of solar energy feed-in tariff (FIT), according to industry insiders. With the new rate set to take...
Wednesday 7 April 2010
Get ready for a solar push, says The Information Network
World economies are inching up out of an economic quagmire and oil is at an 18 month high, which will have big implications on the solar industry. High oil prices will begin to fuel...
Wednesday 17 March 2010
Worldwide PV market reaches record high of 6.43GW in 2009, says Solarbuzz
Worldwide solar photovoltaic (PV) installations reached a record high of 6.43GW in 2009 - a 6% on-year growth, according to the latest Marketbuzz 2010 Report from Solarbuzz. In addition,...
Tuesday 2 March 2010
Taiwan-based Gamania launches cartoon for Cartoon Network
Gamania Digital Entertainment, a Taiwan-based developer/operator of online games, on March 1 launched Hero 108, an animated cartoon series developed by the company through cooperation...
Tuesday 2 March 2010
Taiwan makers increase solar cell spot prices due to strong demand
Due to strong demand from clients in Germany, Italy and the US, Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have raised their spot market quotes to US$1.35-1.4/watt while keeping...
Thursday 28 January 2010
Taiwan solar cell makers expect full utilization in February and March
Major Taiwan-based solar cell makers expect their capacities to remain fully occupied in February and March due to surging demand from Europe, according to industry sources.
Friday 22 January 2010
Demand for grade B solar cells picking up, say Taiwan makers
Taiwan-based makers have revealed that they have obtained many orders for grade B solar cells in addition to normal grade products as demand heats up ahead of anticipated cuts in...
Friday 22 January 2010
German solar subsidy cuts to spur price plunge in 2Q10, says iSuppli
Germany's decision to slash subsidies on certain types of solar installations will result in a dramatic demand reduction and price plunge in the country for PV panels and systems...
Friday 25 December 2009
AUO supplies PV modules for solar-power plant in Germany
AU Optronics (AUO) has disclosed that a 3MWp solar-power plant in a small town in Germany using its PV modules started running on December 22, supplying electricity for 800 househo...
Wednesday 21 October 2009
Demand for PV products in Europe drops due to snowing, say Taiwan makers
Orders for photovoltaic (PV) products from clients in Europe are decreasing because snowing has begun in some areas and customers have canceled orders for PV system installations,...
Monday 19 October 2009
Poly-Si spot price remains at US$60/kg
International spot market price for polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) remains stable at US$60/kg, defying previous expectations that it would drop below US$60 in October, according...
Tuesday 13 October 2009
a-Si thin-film PV module makers seeing rising utilization rates on demand from Germany
Major Taiwan-based makers of amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules, including Chi Mei Energy, Auria Solar and NexPower Technology, have obtained more orders...
Thursday 8 October 2009
European market prepares for new all-in-one PC using NextWindow touch screens
Pleasanton, CA - October 8, 2009 - NextWindow, the market and technology leader in optical touch screens for desktop PCs and large-format displays, today announced that another PC...
Tuesday 15 September 2009
PV system installation in Germany slowed by manpower shortage, say sources in Taiwan
Some providers of photovoltaic (PV) system installation service in Germany have to delay their work schedules or even decline new orders because of a shortage of manpower, and this...
Wednesday 2 September 2009
Winergy Solar lands 30MWp orders in Europe
Win Win Precise Material, a Taiwan-based provider of photovoltaic (PV) system design and installation services under the own brand Winergy Solar in Europe, has obtained orders with...