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Wednesday 22 September 2021
Smart buildings are key to accelerating grid edge development
The trends of digitization and decarbonization within the global energy supply have made the grid edge the framework of future energy systems.
Thursday 16 September 2021
LGES likely eyeing LFP battery market by acquiring NEC ES
South Korea's LG Energy Solution (LGES) has acquired NEC Energy Solutions from Japan-based IT company NEC, a move that could expand the end market for its LFP batteries.
Monday 13 September 2021
Energy storage systems ensure stable delivery of renewable energy into the grid, says Delta Electronics executive
Energy storage systems make renewable energy controllable, manageable, adjustable, and reduce the problems that may be caused during power delivery, according to senior director Paul Ai for Energy System Solutions Business Unit under Delta Electronics.
Friday 10 September 2021
Foxconn to make SiC components at 6-inch fab for EV, solar apps
Foxconn (Hon Hai) Technology Group has disclosed that at its newly-acquired 6-inch wafer fab in Hsinchu, northern Taiwan, the company will be making SiC components and IR MEMS sensors and kick off the development of GaN devices.
Thursday 9 September 2021
Chinese solar wafer makers suspend supply to overseas clients
Some China-based makers of solar wafers have suspended supply to overseas clients due to shortage of such wafers, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 1 September 2021
Tesla to help accelerate Japan's green energy revolution
Tesla's project to build an energy storage facility in Hokkaido could spark an energy revolution in Japan, where development of green energy is lagging as the government scratches its head for a way to reduce carbon emissions without burdening local enterprises.
Monday 30 August 2021
Tainergy invests in production of SiC wafers
Solar cell and PV module maker Tainergy Tech has set up a subsidiary, TaiSiC Materials, specifically for production of SiC wafers used as substrates for epitaxy of GaN-on-SiC wafers, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 25 August 2021
India to produce third most solar energy after China and US by 2023
India will become the third largest solar power market at 85,068MW by 2023 as prime minister Narendra Modi has set a series of ambitious goals of increasing renewable energy capacity, according to BloombergNEF (BNEF). However, the fate of India's solar industry is tied with its industrial supply chain.
Tuesday 24 August 2021
SAS aims at 100% renewable energy for power use in 2050
Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer and solar cell maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS), in line with Taiwan's goal of attaining zero carbon emissions in 2050, aims to have renewable energy take up 100% of its total power consumption by its factories and business bases around the world in 2050, according to company chairperson Doris Hsu.
Monday 23 August 2021
India's largest battery cells producer Exide Industries sees recovery in overseas demand
India's largest lead-acid battery manufacturer Exide Industries is seeing recovery in the overseas market for FY2021 (from April 2020 to March 2021) due to COVID, according to Hindu BusinessLine.
Wednesday 18 August 2021
Tata, Reliance set to take over India's electronics manufacturing
India's manufacturing sector for years has been relying on foreign manufacturers. Since prime minister Narendra Modi took office, India is set to produce electronics, semiconductors, and other hardware on its own.
Thursday 12 August 2021
Delta Electronics purchases renewable energy for target carbon intensity
Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics has signed a long-term PPA (power purchase agreement) with renewable energy developer and reseller TCC Green Energy to purchase installation capacity of 7.2MW for onshore wind turbines, equivalent to annually supplying 19 million kWh of wind-generating electricity, according to Delta.
Monday 9 August 2021
India roundup: First Solar to build PV module plant in India; Realme to export locally-made handsets
US-based First solar has unveiled a plan to build a PV module plant in India, emphasizing that none of its production occurs in China. Meanwhile, Chinese brand Realme is looking to export its Indian-made handsets to Bangladesh.
Friday 6 August 2021
First Solar to set up 3.3GW facility in India
US-based First Solar has announced that it intends to invest US$684 million in a vertically integrated photovoltaic (PV) thin film solar module manufacturing facility in India.
Tuesday 3 August 2021
India to ban Chinese solar imports
Industrial sources indicated that the Indian government is blocking China's solar modules from coming to India, in an attempt to reduce dependence on China.
Monday 2 August 2021
India roundup: Handset market resilient; carmakers dissatisfied with Musk remarks
India's handset market saw a milder-than-expected sequential drop in sales in second-quarter despite COVID surges, while its car industry is calling on the government not to extend preferential tariffs to Tesla.
Monday 26 July 2021
India-based Reliance Industries prepares for local PV modules production
India-based Reliance Industries to step into domestic production of PV modules
Monday 26 July 2021
India roundup: Bharti Airtel working with Intel for 5G
India's telecom operator Bharti Airtel is working with Intel for 5G networks, while the local EV and car electronics makets are expanding fast.
Friday 23 July 2021
Strong demand for panels boosts Taiwan optoelectronics industry
Taiwan's optoelectronics industry in the first half of 2021 shows strong growth, compared to the same period in 2020, due to the large-scale stimulus plans from major economies and the steady global economic demand. Among the optoelectronic industry, panels have increased the most, because of the stay-at-home economy and shortage of raw materials and components, which have stimulated the increase in panel price.
Wednesday 21 July 2021
DKEM reportedly to acquire DuPont PV silver paste business
DK Electronic Materials (DKEM), one of the two largest China-based makers of conductive PV silver paste used in production of solar cells, will invest CNY1.247 billion (US$192 million) to acquire DuPont's silver paste business, according to Chinese media reports.
Friday 9 July 2021
TSEC starts trial run of new solar cell production line
TSEC is undertaking trial production at a newly established solar cell production line featuring adjustable production using solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers of varying sizes, according to the company.
Thursday 1 July 2021
Taiwan sees decreased domestic production for export orders in 2020, says MOEA
Of export orders received by Taiwan-based manufacturers and exporters in 2020, domestic production accounted for 46.0%, slipping 1.4pp on year, according to a survey of overseas production for export orders conducted by Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
Monday 28 June 2021
US ban on Xinjiang-made materials may not change PV market
The US has prohibited imports of PV modules and polysilicon produced by some companies in Xinjiang, northern China, over forced labor concerns there, but this is unlikely to impact global PV supply and demand, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 16 June 2021
Foxconn to invest NT$1 billion in Giga Solar
Foxconn Technology Group (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced plans to invest NT$1 billion (US$36.1 million) for new shares to be issued by PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials through private placement.
Tuesday 15 June 2021
Highlights of the day: Digitimes releases ASC 100 Asia tech supply chain survey
The top-100 tech firms in Asia are mostly based in Japan, China, Korea and Taiwan, with the car and tech products/equipment sectors making up the two largest groups, according to Asia Supply Chain 100 (ASC 100), the freshly released research results by Digitimes. The ASC 100 study, based on the companies' revenues, profit and market cap, wil be renewed annually. In the notebook industry, makers are using more aluminum-alloy components to replace copper ones, as copper prices stay at high levels.