Thursday 9 August 2012
Taiwan-based solar firms report mixed July revenues
Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon (SAS) saw consolidated July revenues fall on-month while Green Energy Technology (GET) reported July revenues with on-month inc...
Monday 16 July 2012
Quotes for solar cells weakening, say sources
Quotes of solar cells have begun falling as market sentiment has been affected by a substantial reduction in subsidy programs in Germany and Italy for the second half of 2012, according...
Thursday 12 July 2012
Centrotherm bankruptcy will not affect Sunshine PV, says Solartech
The world's largest solar equipment firm, Germany-based Centrotherm, filed for bankruptcy protection on July 11. Centrothem has been an important provider of solar equipment to Taiwan's...
Thursday 28 June 2012
Solartech to expand solar cell capacity from 800MW to 960MW
Kong-Hsin Liu, chairman of Solartech, has revealed plans to expand solar cell capacity from 800MW to 960MW, and module capacity from 30MW to 120MW.
Thursday 21 June 2012
Solartech likely to return to profitability in June, says chairman
Sino-American Silicon (SAS), Solartech, Sunrise and Sunshine PV held a joint press conference to exhibit their latest technologies on June 20.
Thursday 21 June 2012
Balance in solar market to return in 2014-2015, says SAS chairman
MK Lu, chairman of Taiwan-based Sino-American Silicon (SAS), believes continuous upgrades to R&D skills are a must for solar firms as market balance is likely to occur in 2014-2015...
Monday 4 June 2012
Solartech to add recruits due to increasing orders
Taiwan-based solar cell maker Solartech has been experiencing high capacity utilization rates. The firm has said it plans to recruit additional workers in June. Capacity utilization...
Friday 16 March 2012
April orders unaffected by Germany FIT cuts, says Solartech chairman
Kong-Hsin Liu, chairman of Taiwan-based solar cell maker Solartech, has indicated that first-quarter 2012 performance will be better than fourth-quarter 2011. In addition, Liu noted...
Thursday 15 March 2012
Solartech CIGS thin-film subsidiary obtains TUV certification
Sunshine PV, the CIGS thin-film solar business unit of Solartech, recently obtained certification from Germany-based TUV Rheinland.
Thursday 2 February 2012
Solartech sees increasing January revenues
Taiwan-based solar cell maker Solartech reported January revenues of NT$464 million (US$15.3 million), up 113.42% on month and down 71.42% on year. Solartech indicated that capacity...
Wednesday 1 February 2012
January capacity utilization rates of solar cell makers increase
Urgent orders have caused Taiwan-based solar cell firms to experience increasing capacity utilization rates in January. According to Solartech, capacity utilization rate was around...
Wednesday 4 January 2012
Solar cell firms intend to increase quotes
Solar cell makers have wanted to increase prices but many firms lack order visibility. Hence, despite the consensus to increase quotes, fewer firms are taking action.
Tuesday 27 December 2011
Top Green Energy plans to shut down solar cell productions
Taiwan-based solar cell maker Top Green Energy indicated the plan to shut down cell operations. In addition, the firm does not exclude the possibility of selling equipment as well...
Wednesday 21 December 2011
Joint venture from Motech, GET and Taiwan Polysilicon put on hold
The joint venture between Taiwan-based solar cell maker Motech, solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET), and polysilicon supplier Taiwan Polysilicon Corporation has been put...
Tuesday 15 November 2011
Solartech denies acquisition rumors
Taiwan-based solar cell maker Solartech has dismissed rumors about acquiring Top Green Energy. According to Solartech, market conditions have been fluctuating and therefore there...
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