Thursday 1 September 2011
Thin-film solar products face increasing difficulties in commercialization
The solar market has been facing tough challenges in 2011. The price of mainstream silicon-based solar products has been falling rapidly causing alternative types of solar products...
Thursday 1 September 2011
Auria Solar posts lower than expected revenues in 1H11
Auria Solar's audited financial report for the first half of 2011 shows lower-than-expected revenues due to uncollected goods by an Italy-based client, according to the thin-film...
Thursday 1 September 2011
NRG Solar begins operations at facility in New Mexico
NRG Solar, a subsidiary of NRG Energy, has started producing electricity at its 20MW Roadrunner Solar Generating Facility, the second-largest PV project in the state of New Mexico...
Thursday 18 August 2011
Increasing demand of conversion efficiency to pose obstacles for thin-film solar products
Solar power system firms have been focused on rooftop systems due to changes in the incentive programs in Europe. Hence, solar power system firms tend to demand solar cells with higher...
Friday 22 July 2011
NexPower posts 1H11 shipments of 43.16MWp of a-Si thin-film PV modules
A-Si thin-film PV module maker NexPower Technology shipped 43.16MWp of modules in the first half of 2011, growing 24.2% on year, according to the company. NexPower landed a large...
Thursday 21 July 2011
BeyondPV stops trading on Taiwan stock market
Thin-film PV module maker BeyondPV has announced that its stock is now no longer traded on Taiwan's Emerging Stock Board (ESB).
Tuesday 12 July 2011
PV equipment spending to fall by nearly half in 2012, says Solarbuzz
PV equipment spending for c-Si ingot-to-module and thin-film panels is forecast to decline sharply in 2012 to US$7.6 billion, down 47% on year from a record level of US$14.2 billion...
Tuesday 17 May 2011
Taiwan to cooperate with China to secure steady supply of rare earth materials
Due to restrictions on the production and export of rare earth materials, the price of the elements has been reaching new levels. The price of praseodymium oxide grew from CNY80,000...
Thursday 5 May 2011
Growing demand for a-Si thin-film PV modules in Southeast Asia, but the pressure to cut quotes is high
Demand for a-Si thin-film PV modules is growing significantly in the Southeast Asia region including the Philippines, Malaysia and Thailand, but potential clients are asking for low...
Thursday 31 March 2011
MHI to begin discussions on PV module business tie-up with Taiwan-based Auria Solar
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Auria Solar, a thin-film photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturer in Taiwan, have agreed to enter into detailed discussions on a framework of col...
Tuesday 29 March 2011
TSMC reportedly begins installation of CIGS equipment
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has recently begun installation of equipment at its factory for CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film photovoltaic (PV)...
Thursday 2 December 2010
Sun Well to set up 130MWp micro-Si thin-film PV module capacity in 2011
Sun Well Solar, a Taiwan-based maker of a-Si thin-film PV modules, will establish microcrystalline silicon (micro-Si) thin-film PV module production lines in 2011, with an initial...
Friday 22 October 2010
Auria aims to raise NT$10 billion via ESM listing, Gintech reaches 930MWp capacity ahead of schedule
Thin-film photovoltaic (PV) module maker Auria Solar turned profitable in the third quarter of 2010, and plans to raise NT$10 billion (US$324.51 million) via listing on Taiwan's Emerging...
Friday 8 October 2010
China-based thin-film PV module maker Trony debuts on Hong Kong Stock Exchange
Trony Solar Holdings, the largest China-based amorphous and micromorphous thin-film PV module maker, on October 7 listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange at a opening price of HK$5.85...
Friday 8 October 2010
Quotes for silicon-based thin-film PV modules remain flat
Taiwan-based amorphous single-junction (a-Si) and micromorphous tandem-junction (micro-Si) thin-film PV module makers have maintained their third-quarter 2010 prices of US$1.20/W...
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