Taiwan-based solar firms have been facing problems caused by long-term solar material contracts
Commentary: Long-term solar material supply contracts increase losses during industry downturnsThursday 3 May 2012
Long-term solar material supply contracts seem to stabilize the financial performance of solar firms during good times, but increase the magnitude of losses during down times.
Taiwan solar firms write-off losses from long-term supply contractsMonday 30 April 2012
Long-term material supply contracts with high procurement prices have been creating negative impacts on downstream solar firms. Some Taiwan-based solar firms have been performing...
Taiwan solar firms may seek government help in possible lawsuits with Europe-based polysilicon suppliersTuesday 17 April 2012
Taiwan-based solar firms signed long-term material supply contracts with Europe-based firms when polysilicon was in shortage. But due to low demand currently, Taiwan-based firms have...
Commentary: Taiwan at crossroads of polysilicon productionMonday 16 April 2012
The solar industry in Taiwan has not been able to achieve self-sufficiency for polysilicon materials. In the past when polysilicon was experiencing undersupply, Taiwan-based solar...
Europe solar material suppliers reportedly demand downstream clients honor contractsThursday 5 April 2012
Europe-based solar wafer firms have been said to demand Taiwan-based downstream solar firms to oblige to the take-or-pay supply contracts signed between the sides.