Friday 20 August 2010
China solar module makers cut quotes by 7%
Some China-based PV solar module makers have reduced their quotes by 7% from 1.35-1.45 euro/W (US$1.73-1.86) in the second quarter to 1.25-1.4 euro/W, according to industry sources...
Thursday 17 June 2010
TSMC and Stion sign agreements for CIGSS technology
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and Stion, a manufacturer of high-efficiency thin-film solar photovoltaic modules, have announced that the two companies have reached...
Thursday 13 May 2010
Thin-film PV module makers Sun Well and Sunner see revenues decline in April
Thin-film PV module makers Sun Well Solar and Sunner Solar both saw their revenues decline in April 2010 from the previous month despite improvement in capacity utilization rates...
Thursday 6 May 2010
First Solar became largest PV module producer in 2009, says IMS
Leading thin film manufacturer First Solar topped the rankings list for PV module suppliers in 2009, surpassing all of its crystalline rivals to ship more than 1GW of modules and...
Friday 30 April 2010
Sun Well chairman reveals plans for Nanjing thin-film PV plant
Sun Well Solar chairman Robert Wong revealed plans for the company's new production plant in Nanjing, eastern China during the facility's groundbreaking ceremony on April 29.
Thursday 29 April 2010
Taiwan thin-film PV module makers ramp up production and China operation
With strong order momentum, Taiwan-based thin-film PV module makers, including Nexpower Technology, Auria Solar, Eversol Corp., Sunwell Technology and Green Energy Technology (GET),...
Wednesday 21 April 2010
TSMC and AUO choose sputtering for developing CIGS thin-film modules
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and AU Optronics (AUO) have sped up their respective cooperation with equipment providers for development of CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide)...
Wednesday 7 April 2010
PCB maker Unitech to spin off PV module unit in August
Taiwan-based PCB maker Unitech Printed Circuit Board has decided to spin off its photovoltaic (PV) module business unit to form a new subsidiary. The spin-off is expected to take...
Thursday 1 April 2010
Gintech ranks 10th globally in 2009 solar cell production
Taiwan-based solar cell maker Gintech Energy ranked 10th in terms of 2009 output among all makers of solar cells or thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules around the world, according...
Tuesday 30 March 2010
Taiwan-based LOGT wins 41MWp PV project in China
Lite-On Green Technologies (LOGT), a Taiwan-based provider of photovoltaic (PV) system integration service, on March 29 announced that it has signed with local governments in Jiangsu...
Tuesday 30 March 2010
Chimei Innolux reportedly considering selling a-Si thin-film PV maker Chi Mei Energy
Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel maker Chimei Innolux reportedly is considering selling Chi Mei Energy - a subsidiary that makes amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules...
Monday 1 February 2010
Taiwan-based a-Si thin-film PV module maker Sun Well lands NT$4 billion order from China
Sun Well Solar, a Taiwan-based producer of a-Si thin-film PV modules, on February 1 announced its has obtained a NT$4 billion (US$125 million) order from the government of Nanjing...
Thursday 31 December 2009
Ritek to invest NT$800 million more in CIGS thin-film PV module joint venture PVNext
Ritek, the second largest Taiwan-based maker of blank optical discs, on December 30 announced the additional investment of up to NT$800 million (US$24.8 million) in PVNext, a CIGS...
Thursday 26 November 2009
China-based maker looking for thin-film PV module partners in Taiwan
A solar energy subsidiary of China Triumph International Engineering Company (CTIEC) is looking for potential partners in Taiwan for the production of thin film PV modules, according...
Tuesday 24 November 2009
China-based a-Si thin-film PV module maker Trony Solar to hold IPO on NYSE
Trony Solar Holdings, a China-based a-Si thin-film PV module maker, will issue 15 million units of ADR (American depositary receipts) for an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)...