China was No. 1 globally in both production and sales volumes of new energy vehicles from 2015 to 2017, according to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM).
Canada-based Northland Power (NPI) and Singapore-based Yushan Energy have jointly won bids to develop two offshore wind farms west of Taiwan, while Denmark-based Orsted has won the right of developing another two offshore wind farms in the same region, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs...
Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL), a China-based maker of Li-ion power batteries used in electric vehicles, plans to expand annual production capacity to 50GWh at the end of 2020, according to the company.
Electric Power Technology (EPT) is setting up an electric vehicle (EV) production base in Gangzhou, southeastern China, and has completed initial annual production capacity of 6,000 cars in the first phase as well as is in process of applying for permission from the China government to kick off planned...
PSI expanding wafer thinning business
Phoenix Silicon International (PSI), which specializes in wafer reclaim services, expects steady growth in its wafer thinning business in 2018. The product segment has expanded to account for about 35% of PSI's total revenues.
Own-brand motorcycle maker Kwang Yang Motor has unveiled two electric scooter models, New Many 110 EV and Nice 100 EV, for the Taiwan market, with availability to be in August and October respectively, according to company chairman Allen Ko.
The Shuangliu District of Chengdu, the capital city of Sichuan Province, is actively developing tech innovations and new economy, seeking to nurture 1-2 startup unicorns and over 50 "gazelle" enterprises - young and fast growth firms - within five years, according to the district's Science, Technology...
Europe-based enterprises have been Taiwan-based firms' partners in global markets of information and communication technology, machinery, renewable energy and medical biotechnology and especially for Taiwan's efforts to promote offshore wind farms, and therefore the government calls for the EU to start...
Spain-based Siemens Gomesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has disclosed it has signed a letter of intent to supply 80 offshore wind turbines to Germany-based WPG AG, whichwill use them in a wind farm in the Taiwan Strait,
Gogoro launches new electric motorcycle models in Taiwan
Electric motorcycle vendor Gogoro has launched Gogoro S2 and Gogoro 2 Delight in the Taiwan market.
Sogepa to invest US$150 million in Thunder Power EV
Belgium-based investment fund Sogepa has signed a framework agreement with Hong Kong-based electric vehicle (EV) maker Thunder Power EV to invest US$150 million in the latter, according to the maker's Taiwan-based parent company Electric Power Technology.
Taipower starts using smart micro-power grid in Penghu
State-run Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) has inaugurated a smart micro-power grid in a township of the offshore county of Penghu.
Teco Electric & Machinery has disclosed it signed an MoU with Denmark-based MHI Vestas Offshore Wind (MVOW) for outsourced production of generators for use in 9.5MW offshore wind turbines produced by the latter.
Taiwan picks 7 developers for 11 offshore wind farms
Taiwan has announced the selection of seven developers from nine candidates for developing 11 offshore wind farms, with total installation of 738MW scheduled for completion by the end of 2020 and 3,098MW during 2021-2025.
ITRI releases smart e-bike battery management system
Taiwan's government-funded Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has newly developed an electric bike sharing system with a distinct feature of smart battery management.
BEV, PHEV outstanding in automobile fuel economy
BEVs (battery electric vehicles) and PHEVs (plug-in hybrid electric vehicles) show significant performances in MPG (miles per gallon of gasoline) equivalent and energy savings.
In Taiwan, 12.474 billion kWh of renewable energy was generated in 2017, decreasing 2.16% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
Taiwan's National Cheng Kung University has developed an eco-friendly battery using sodium ion electrolyte as the source. The battery's non-corrosive, non-toxic and non-explosive characteristics have made it suitable for storing power generated by wind and solar power systems, and can be applied near...
EPTech begins EV pilot production
Taiwan-based electric vehicle (EV) maker Electric Power Technology (EPTech) has recently begun pilot production for its new EV in China.
Swancor Holding has disclosed it has signed with Spain-based Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy for procuring 20 6MW offshore wind turbines and 15-year maintenance of them.
Taiwan's Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) on March 31 held a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of Shalun Smart Green Energy Science City (SGESC) surrounding Tainan high-speed rail station in southern Taiwan.
TGP, Marubeni to co-develop offshore wind farm in Taiwan
Renewable energy developer Taiwan Green Power (TGP) has disclosed it has signed a deal with Japan-based Marubeni to jointly develop an offshore wind farm to the west of Changhua County, central Taiwan.
Swancor, Siemens Gamesa form partnership
Swancor Holding has disclosed it has signed deal with a Spain-based wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy for supplying resins and composite materials.
Denmark-based MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed MOUs with four Taiwan companies in a bid to form an ecosystem supporting Taiwan's transition to clean energy.
RAC Electric Vehicles unveils low-floor electric bus
Electric vehicle maker RAC Electric Vehicles has unveiled a new 12m-long low-floor electric bus that has obtained Taiwan's national certification.
Taiwan handsets – 1Q 2018
Taiwan's handset shipments decreased 27.8% sequentially, but went up 17.5% on year to arrive at 17.8 million units in the first...
Taiwan LCD TVs – 1Q 2018
Taiwan's LCD TV shipments decreased 33.8% sequentially and 4.9% on year to come to only around 6.6 million units in the first...
Taiwan LCD monitors – 1Q 2018
Taiwan makers' monitor shipments dropped below the 20 million mark in the first quarter of 2018, decreasing 6.3% sequentially,...
Global AP market, 2017-2021
Digitimes Research estimates total shipments of smartphone application processors (AP) worldwide will grow 1.5% on year to 1.67...
Taiwan server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2018
In 2018, global server shipments will grow 8.5% to reach 13.73 million units. Digitimes Research estimates server shipments...
China AMOLED panel capacity expansion forecast, 2016-2020
This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers,...