Out in Front
Thursday 11 April 2024
Choosing the lesser of two evils: EU's probes on Chinese EV, solar panels
Following an anti-subsidy investigation on China-made EVs launched in 2023, the European Union is reportedly considering resuming the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy probes on Chinese...
Thursday 11 April 2024
Win Win Precision harnesses new energy and semiconductor innovations as growth driver
With new energy and semiconductor components as its two major operating engines, Taiwan's Win Win Precision Technology is looking to advanced light storage and smart energy management...
Tuesday 2 April 2024
India reimposes restrictions on imported solar modules, targeting China
After an exemption of a year, the Indian government reimposed restrictions on imported solar modules starting in April, which may be targeting Chinese-made solar products.
Monday 18 March 2024
Bans on electric cars and Solar Panels? It's not so implausible
In a world riven by great-power conflict, economic decoupling, high inflation, and worries that the interests of capital are being put ahead of workers, an obvious enemy can emerge:...
Friday 8 March 2024
Will US, EU learn from solar trade war as they set barriers for Chinese EVs?
The US and the European Union are poised to set trade barriers and even embrace a trade war with China as cheaper Chinese EVs make a foray overseas. The US and EU tried to enforce...
Tuesday 27 February 2024
China sees investment frenzy in solar installations in 2023, exacerbating oversupply
In 2023, the solar industry in China experienced a rapid expansion, with a record-breaking addition of 216.9 GW of solar power generation capacity during the period. The industry...
Thursday 8 February 2024
China's involution pandemic threatens global innovation in solar, batteries, EVs
Relentless efforts by China's new energy companies to control their sectors by undercutting the competition at home and abroad prevent innovation as non-Chinese firms cut R&D...
Tuesday 6 February 2024
India emerges as key player in solar trade amidst Xinjiang forced labor sanction
India saw a surge in solar product exports, particularly to the US, as China faces restrictions and trade barriers to sell its products to the US market. A report found that China-based...
Thursday 1 February 2024
Trump's make IRA nonexistent again pledge risks South Korean incentives fire sale
A potential Trump victory in the 2024 US election and his promise to abolish the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) have South Korean energy firms scribbling out contingency measures to...
Tuesday 30 January 2024
Mastering offshore wind: four key strategies for success
In the dynamic landscape of renewable energy, Taiwan emerges as a key player in the offshore wind power arena. Lucas Lin, Chairman of Synera Renewable Energy (SRE), said the island...
Monday 22 January 2024
Japanese PSC materials firms ride solar wave, envision resurgence in 2030s
The Japanese-developed Perovskite Solar Cells (PSC) are the latest innovation in solar power technology. With enhanced practicality through technological evolution and strong government...
Monday 8 January 2024
The dominance of China's solar industry: casting a shadow upon the global supply chain
In the pursuit of energy security and a strategic shift away from China's dominance with 85% of the global solar panel market share, both Europe and the United States are actively...
Thursday 21 December 2023
Taya Group forecasts energy-related profits of up to US$320 million by 2026
Taya Group has set ambitious goals for the coming years, focusing on a dual transformation strategy with energy and ventures at its core. By 2026, the company aims to achieve a substantial...
Wednesday 20 December 2023
Shifting tides: the challenges reshaping solar and EV industries in the West
The future appeared bright for solar energy (PV) and electric vehicles (EV) over the past few years. However, unexpected market developments have triggered concerns among supply chains...
Monday 11 December 2023
US weighs tariffs on global aluminum: potential impact on solar manufacturing and supply chains
The US Department of Commerce is gearing up to impose anti-dumping (AD) and countervailing (CVD) duties on aluminum extrusions from 15 countries, including China, Mexico, Turkey,...
Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
Meet the analyst: Operating system in AI era will be king, says DIGITIMES Research
Taiwan server industry experiences decline in 2023 revenues and shipments; poised to see growth in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research