• LONGi Green Energy Technology, the largest China-based solar-grade mono-Si wafers maker, has lowered quotes for such wafers with thickness of 0.18mm by 14.12%, down from CNY4.25 (US$0.67) per wafer in May to CNY3.65 for the domestic market and by 14.66%, decreasing from US$0.58 in May to US$0.495 for...
  • Taiwan-based Topco, which mainly distributes silicone materials for Japan's Shin-Etsu Chemical, expects to enjoy double-digit revenue growth in 2018 thanks to robust silicone demand.
  • pv
    Taiwan-based poly-Si solar wafer makers Green Energy Technology (GET), Gigastorage, Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) and Danen Technology will jointly file a petition asking the government to adjust feed-in tariffs, according to industry sources.
  • SAS president Doris Hsu
    Solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) will invest NT$990 million (US$33.1 million) to acquire a 30.93% stake in Taiwan Special Chemicals (TSC), a maker of specialty chemicals used in semiconductor manufacturing processes, as it seeks to rely on non-operating investments to boost profitability,...
  • A rooftop PV system set up by SAS at SPIL's factory buildings in CTSP
    Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) has announced that it completed a 2.8MWp rooftop PV system at factory buildings of IC packaging and testing service provider Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) in Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) in late May, with the system already on grid.
  • Solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$537.9 million for May, slipping 42.84% sequentially and 40.70% on year, as the company took orders selectively in favor of long-term clients amid falling product pricing.
  • solar
    China's National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Finance and National Energy Administration have jointly announced a plan to strictly control establishment of PV power-generating stations and distributed systems in 2018, a bid mainly to reduce cumulative overdue feed-in tariff subsidies...
  • 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...
  • PV module maker and rooftop system investor Anji Technology has diversified into the customized 3D printing sector using metal powder, company chairman and president Daniel Huang has disclosed.
  • LONGi president Li Zhenquo
    The largest China-based solar mono-Si wafer maker LONGi Green Energy Technology has one ultimate goal: replacing conventional power generation with PV power generation following grid parity, according to company president Li Zhenguo.
  • solar
    China-based mono-Si solar cell makers are expanding production capacities for PERC cells that offer higher conversion rates, sending fellow poly-Si cell makers have following suit, according to industry sources.
  • tw solar
    Tongwei (TW) Solar, a member of China-based Tongwei Group, has signed with Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology (under Chinese Academy of Sciences) and Three Gorges Capital Holdings for strategic cooperation to set up Si-HJ (silicon-based heterojunction) bifacial solar cells...
  • Taipei has started constructing a 1MWp PV power station on a former landfill site, with completion scheduled for November 2018, according to the city's Department of Environmental Protection.
  • China-based GCL System Integration Technology has dismissed media reports that said the company would terminate PV module production and refocus on highly profitable semiconductor materials.
  • Neo Solar Power (NSP), New Green Power (NGP) and J&V Energy Technology have started a joint project donating a 3KWp rooftop PV system a Christian church on Orchid Island southeast of Taiwan proper.
  • hanwha
    South Korea-based Hanwha Q Cells has lowered its PV module shipment goal for 2018 from its initial guidance of 6.0-6.2GWp to 5.6-5.8GWp, as its market focus has shifted to Europe from the US.
  • State-run Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) has inaugurated a smart micro-power grid in a township of the offshore county of Penghu.
  • Taiwan-based power discrete component supplier HY Electronic (HYE) has seen clear visibility of orders for its main product lines including solar diode and GPP (glass passivated process) bridge rectifier through the fourth quarter of 2018 amid sustained strong market demand for diode products. But...
  • Solar cell maker Neo Solar Power (NSP) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.514 billion (US$85.4 million), gross margin of 7.29%, net operating loss of NT$530.8 million, net loss of NT$640.9 million and net loss per share of NT$0.63 for first-quarter 2018.
  • China-based Jinneng Clean Energy Technology has rolled out N-type HIT (heterojunction with intrinsic thin layer) silicon solar cells with an average energy conversion rate of 23.27%, with the maximum level reaching 24.04%, according to China-based media reports.
  • longi
    LONGi Green Energy Technology, as the largest China-based solar mono-Si wafer maker, embraces the concept of creating the most value of renewable energy for consumers and therefore will stay focused on its core business, according to company chairman Zhong Baoshen.
  • Neo Solar Power (NSP) saw solar cell and PV module production at a factory in Hsinchu Science Park disrupted by a power outage lasting about 20 minutes on Monday morning (May 14), but the impact was mild, as the production lines' design can handle such accidents, according to the company chairman Sam...
  • China-based Daqo New Energy has disclosed it sold 5,657 tons of polysilicon in first-quarter 2018, a company quarterly record.
  • Solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$16.891 billion (US$574 million), gross margin of 27.48%, net operating profit of NT$3.330 billion, net profit of NT$713.4 million and net EPS of NT$1.23 for first-quarter 2018.
  • pv
    China-based semiconductor and solar wafer maker Zhonghuan Semiconductor will acquire a 90% stake in GD Solar from Guodian Technology & Environment at CNY644 million (US$101 million) mainly for its joint venture, DZS Solar, to start production of shingled array PV modules, according to industry...

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