SAS nets NT$4.35 per share for January-September
Solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) has reported net EPS of NT$4.35 (US$0.14) for January-September.
URE obtains NT$10.13 billion loan
United Renewable Energy (URE) has disclosed it has signed with eight local banks for a 3-year syndicated loan of NT$10.13 billion (US$329 million).
GET reports heavy loss for January-September
Solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) has reported net loss of NT$3.372 billion (US$109.84 million) for the first nine months of 2018.
URE October revenues hit 31-month high
United Renewable Energy (URE) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.935 billion (US$62.6 million) for October, the highest monthly level since April 2016 with growth of 89.25% sequentially and 52.14% on year.
TSEC October revenues hike nearly 88%
Solar cell and PV module maker TSEC has reported consolidated revenues of NT$318.6 million (US$10.3 million) for October, the highest monthly level since June 2018. The sum represents an on-month increase of 87.63% but an on-year decrease of 54.61%.
China polysilicon prices continue falling in October
Polysilicon prices in China have been falling, with prices for first-grade material dropping from CNY91,100 (US$13,335)/ton in early September to CNY79,800/ton at the end of October, according to Silicon Branch of China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association.
GCL-Poly Energy Holdings has started polysilicon production at a new plant in Xinjiang, northwestern China, with initial annual capacity of 60,000 tons.
State-run Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) on October 22 kicked off first-phase operation of a PV power-generating station in Changhua Coastal Industrial Park in central Taiwan.
Solar-grade quasi-monocrystalline silicon (mono-Si) wafers based on the manufacturing process of polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) wafers can achieve over 95% of the quality of mono-Si wafers based on CCz (continuous Czochralski) process at production cost for poly-Si wafers, according to China-based...
New PV installation capacity reached 34.54GWp in China in January-September 2018, decreasing 20% on year, according to China Photovoltaic Industry Association (CPIA).
Vertically-integrated PV maker Tongwei expects to start production at a new polysilicon plant with initial capacity of 25,000 tons in northern China.
China-based LONGi Green Energy Technology's plan to construct a solar cell and PV module plant in India has seen little progress because of uncertainty in Indian government policies, according to company president Li Zhengquo.
Motech to sell factory in southern Taiwan
Solar cell maker Motech Industries has decided to dispose of its factory with total floor area of 44,658 square meters located in Tainan, southern Taiwan.
NGP constructs PV systems at Taichung shopping mall
PV EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) contractor New Green Power (NGP) has disclosed it has recently completed rooftop and canopy PV systems at a Taichung, central Taiwan shopping mall built by Japan-based real estate developer Mitsui Fudonsan.
GCL Group lands CNY12 billion revolving credit facility
China-based GCL Group has obtained a revolving credit facility worth CNY12 billion (US$1.75 billion) from a local bank.
China PV firms to see decreased profits
China-based PV inverter maker Sungrow Power Supply, solar cell-use back sheet maker Jolywood (Suzhou) Sunwatt, and PV module maker Risen Energy are expected to see net profits for January-September 2018 shrink significantly on year, according to China-based media reports.
TSEC to cut workforce by 20%
Taiwan-based solar cell and PV module maker TSEC has announced it will lay off 20% of its 1,400 employees to cope with sharp drops in demand.
The Center for Measurement Standards under government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) is developing a solution integrating images taken by drones for detecting hot spots on PV modules of power stations for maintenance purposes.
China solar cell makers see PERC bottlenecks
China-based vertically integrated PV makers upgrading to PERC have come to bottlenecks in hiking solar cell energy conversion rates, according to industry sources.
Tatung to construct PV power plant in southern Taiwan
Electric machinery and home appliance maker Tatung has disclosed it will invest in a project to construct a 133MWp PV power station in Tainan, southern Taiwan.
China polysilicon makers start production at new plants
Some China-based polysilicon makers have started production at new plants established in regions offering lower production costs, which is expected to send product pricing further declining amid weak demand, according to industry sources.
Motech, NSP see decreased September revenues
Solar cell makers Motech Industries and Neo Solar Power (NSP) have reported consolidated revenues of NT$616.7 million (US$20.1 million) and NT$1.023 billion respectively for September, the former decreasing 20.40% sequentially and 71.76% on year, and the latter dropping 7.62% sequentikally and 2.50%...
Inventec reports on-year growth in September revenues
Inventec has registered consolidated revenues of NT$48.04 billion (US$1.53 billion) for September, down 3.68% on month, but up 11.76% on year with combined consolidated revenues from January-September rising 11.33% on year to arrive at NT$372.78 billion.
Taiwan diode makers are likely to see their revenues for the fourth quarter of 2018 suffer sequential decreases amid growing uncertainties arising from the US-China trade war, prompting them to accelerate deployments in the automotive market to offset expected revenue and profit shrinkages, according...
MOEA signs LoI with 23 foreign firms
Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has signed letters of intent (LoI) with 23 foreign enterprises for planned investments in Taiwan.
Taiwan handsets – 3Q 2018
Taiwan's handset shipments increased 5.5% sequentially, but dropped 6.8% on year to come to 21.8 million units in the third...
Taiwan large-size LCD panels – 3Q 2018
Entering the traditional strong season, Taiwan's large-size TFT LCD panel shipments increased 4.4% sequentially and 5.6% on...
Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 3Q 2018
Weak demand resulted in Taiwan's small- to medium-size panel shipments recording decreases of 1.3% sequentially and 2.5% on...
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