Friday 31 May 2013
Hanwha SolarOne sees 1Q13 revenues increase 33% sequentially
China-based solar module maker Hanwha SolarOne saw first-quarter 2013 consolidated revenues show a 33.3% sequential growth to CNY1.1129 billion (US$181 million). First-quarter 2013...
Friday 31 May 2013
Yingli Solar sees falling 1Q13 revenues
China-based Yingli Green Energy Holding Company (Yingli Solar) has reported consolidated revenues for the first quarter of 2013 dropped.
Thursday 30 May 2013
Japan set to become largest solar revenue market in 2013, says IHS
Japan's solar installations surged by 270% (in GW) in the first quarter of 2013, positioning the country to surpass Germany to become the world's largest solar market in terms of...
Thursday 16 May 2013
Suntech agrees on new forbearance agreement with converible note holders
China-based solar firm Suntech Power Holdings has announced that it has agreed on a new forbearance agreement with the majority of the holders of the firm's 3% convertible notes,...
Friday 10 May 2013
European Commission proposes high solar tariff against China firms
The trade war in the solar market does not seem to be stopping. Following the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariff levied on China-based firms from the US, the EU is likely to follow...
Thursday 9 May 2013
Solar wafer production forecast to grow 19% in 2013, says Solarbuzz
After falling 15% in 2012, solar wafer production is forecast to grow 19% in 2013, passing 30GW and recovering to 2011 levels, according to Solarbuzz. However, industry utilization...
Friday 3 May 2013
Top 20 solar module suppliers grab 70% market share in 1Q13, says Solarbuzz
The top 20 solar module suppliers accounted for almost 70% of global solar shipments in first-quarter 2013, according to Solarbuzz.
Thursday 2 May 2013
JA Solar and Flextronics enjoy booming solar module growth, says IHS
China's JA Solar and Singapore-based Flextronics achieved the fastest growth among the top 10 producers of solar modules in 2012, as the two companies cashed in on the soaring demand...
Friday 26 April 2013
India solar market shines
Due to lack of sufficient electricity, there are around 400 million people in India that do not have access to any form of electricity, said a report by href=""...
Friday 26 April 2013
REC reports 24% sequential decrease in 1Q13 revenues
Norway-based Renewable Energy Corporation (REC) has reported first quarter 2013 revenues of NOK1,278 million (US$217 million), down 24% compared to revenues in the fourth quarter...
Wednesday 24 April 2013
Europe solar module prices rise for first time in 4 years, says IHS
Reflecting a major shift in the global solar market after four years of severe erosion, prices for solar modules in the key Europe market are rising due to number of factors, including...
Friday 19 April 2013
LDK reports negative 4Q12 gross margin
China-based vertically integrated solar firm, LDK Solar, reported fourth-quarter net sales of US$135.9 million, a relatively low figure compared to US$291.5 million reported in the...
Wednesday 17 April 2013
Digitimes Research: China solar makers faced with high debts and government policy shifts
China-based makers' solar product shipments to Europe have been falling due to the ongoing trade dispute, but their shipments to the US, Japan and the domestic market have been rising...
Thursday 11 April 2013
Yingli Solar tops solar module supplier rankings in 2012, says IHS
Yingli Solar from China became the largest global supplier of solar modules in 2012 based on annual merchant shipments, while previous leader and besieged fellow China-based producer...
Wednesday 27 March 2013
Suntech executives hope to continue cooperation with Taiwan solar cell partners
Executives from China-based solar firm Wuxi Suntech have visited Taiwan to hold talks with solar cell OEM firms. Wuxi Suntech hopes to continue cooperation with Taiwan-based solar...