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Digitimes Research: Europe, US solar demand continues to rise in 3Q12

Dec 25, 11:04

With solar programs in Europe continuing to stimulate demand in the second half of 2012, total installations in Germany for the first three quarters of 2012 were close to 6.2GW, and...

GET reaches nearly full capacity due to increased outsourcing orders

Nov 7, 14:46

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) saw capacity utilization rate fall to 50% in September, nevertheless, the firm reported capacity has been close to full...

Shih-Yuan Lin, general manager of GET

Acer planning AcerCloud 2.0 service

Oct 17, 22:14

Acer is looking to launch AcerCloud 2.0, expanding its existing Android service platform to also support both Microsoft Windows and Apple iOS, while the new service will also be expanded...

Acer smartphone

Trade barriers bad for solar industry: Q&A with Phoenix Solar president and CEO Murray Cameron

Oct 12, 11:07

The US government announced the final verdict of the anti-dumpig and anti-subsidy investigation against China-based solar firms on October 10, 2012. At PV Taiwan 2012, Digitimes had...

Murray Cameron, president and CEO of Phoenix Solar

Solar supply stabilization reduces pressure on ASP declines in 2013, says Solarbuzz

Sep 25, 11:17

Solar module manufacturers that survive through 2013 are set for strong market-share gains, as global trade barriers and increased corporate casualties combine to decrease the competitive...

Notebook inventory levels may be high in Europe, China, say Taiwan makers

Sep 21, 15:00

Due to lower than expected demand and increasing competition from tablets as well as the launch of Windows 8 notebooks, inventories of notebooks in Europe and China are likely to...

Commentary: Global solar market losing energy

Sep 14, 11:15

Since the second quarter of 2011, the global solar market has been a ship trying to sail in a hurricane. Solar markets in Europe and the US have been building up trade barriers while...

China government discloses total solar installation investment of CNY250 billion during 12th Five-Year plan period

Sep 14, 01:20

China's National Energy Administration recently disclosed that its target for new solar-powered plants during the 12th Five-Year Plan period is 10GW. The government also set its target...

EU punitive duties need to be above 15% for Taiwan-based makers to benefit

Sep 7, 01:45

The European Commission has began an anti-dumping investigation against China-based firms, however, possible punitive duties may be low because of the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel's,...

Solar firms hope possible anti-dumping investigation in Europe will shift market to equilibrium

Sep 5, 16:49

The European Commission is expected to announce its position on the anti-dumping investigation requested by solar firms in Europe on September 6, 2012. Solar firms around the world...

German chancellor may influence EU anti-dumping investigation of China-made solar products

Sep 5, 12:22

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's agreement with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao's opposition to trade protectionism implies that she may attempt to dissuade the EU Commission from launching...

Samsung, HTC, LG lead in LTE smartphone sales in Europe, say sources

Sep 4, 14:25

Samsung Electronics, HTC and LG Electronics have led other vendors with regard to sales of LTE-enabled smartphones in Europe, but competition is set to intensify as China-based and...

China-based solar firms reportedly to sell solar PV systems and power-generation plants

Sep 4, 12:38

China-based solar firms have been suffering from low demand in Europe and severe price competition among peers. Due to limited amount of cash and cash equivalents, some firms in China...

China makers lower solar module prices in Europe

Aug 31, 11:32

China-based makers have reduced quotes for their solar modules in Europe from EUR0.55-0.60/watt (US$0.69-0.75) in July to EUR0.50-0.55/watt currently due to weak demand. The prices...

solar module

Asustek outlines future plans

Aug 30, 01:35

Asustek Computer hosted an investors conference on August 29, announcing that the company's sales performance in the second quarter was better than expected and achieved new records...

Asustek, Gigabyte push for annual motherboard shipment goal

Aug 28, 01:05

Seeing the PC market is remaining weak in the third quarter, top-2 motherboard vendors Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology have both recently dropped their motherboard prices...

Europe- and Japan-based chip suppliers hit hardest by weak 2Q12 market growth, says IHS

Aug 24, 10:42

Stifled by poor economic conditions, global semiconductor market revenue in the second quarter of 2012 fell by 3% on year resulting in widespread revenue declines for chip suppliers,...

URT conservative about 4Q12

Aug 23, 15:14

Taiwan-based United Radiant Technology (URT), a small- to medium-size STN panel maker, said it holds a conservative outlook for fourth-quarter revenues due to lack of demand in the...

China polysilicon firms urge government to conduct anti-dumping investigation against Europe peers

Aug 20, 11:59

China-based polysilicon firms have reportedly filed a request with China's Ministry of Commerce hoping the government will begin an anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation against...

AUO starts EU Project to provide made-in-Europe solar integrated service alliance

Aug 16, 11:31

Taiwan-based AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that the company is actively advocating its "EU project," the first "made-in-Europe" solar integrated service alliance...

Ability and Altek to see DSC shipments drop in 3Q12

Aug 14, 01:45

Taiwan-based digital still camera (DSC) makers Ability Enterprise and Altek are both expected to see a shipment drop in the third quarter of 2012, affected by demand being replaced...

Growth in building-mount solar PV applications reveals shift to self-sustained power generation in China, says Solarbuzz

Aug 10, 12:15

A sharp increase in non-residential building-mount solar PV applications indicates a strong growth towards self-sustained power generation in the China PV market, according to Solarbuzz...

Notebook ODMs shipments may stay weak in August

Aug 9, 01:05

Taiwan notebook ODMs may see their shipments in August stay flat on month and will not have a chance to recover until September, according to sources from notebook makers.

Lack of demand caused by solar incentive cuts in Europe, says industry source in China

Aug 8, 11:23

Third-quarter demand in the solar market has been low, which is expected to cause more problems for Europe-based solar firms. China-based solar firms noted that low demand has been...

Samsung takes 45% of smartphone market share in Europe, says study

Aug 8, 01:30

Samsung Electronics beat Europe-based brands such as Nokia and took 45% smartphone market share in Europe. This also pushed Android market share to 65%, according to studies.

Low LTE penetration rate impedes replacement demand for smartphones in Europe, say sources

Jul 30, 16:37

The replacement demand for LTE-enabled smartphones in Europe has been delayed as telecom carriers have slowed down their investments in 4G infrastructure, according to industry sou...

Suntech responds to SolarWorld dumping allegations in Europe

Jul 26, 16:12

Suntech Power Holdings (Suntech), a China-based producer of solar panels, has issued a statement regarding the filing of an anti-dumping complaint by SolarWorld AG at the European...

Some Taiwan solar cell makers subject to risk of canceled orders from China

Jul 24, 14:17

China-based solar firms have been experiencing negative impacts due to the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy punitive duties from the US and uncertainties in Europe's solar market. The...

Motherboard players may see single-digit percentage growth in 3Q12 shipments

Jul 24, 01:30

With the Europe and the US markets still suffering from economical turmoil, and summer demand from China's PC DIY market still not yet fired up as expected, motherboard players are...

Notebook brand vendors delay orders from July to late August

Jul 17, 14:27

Notebook brand vendors, seeing uncertainties in the US and Europe, have decided to postpone some of their July orders to late August in order to gain more time and flexibility to...

Europe solar firms reportedly seeking anti-dumping probe against China comeptitors

Jul 9, 11:16

Germany-based SolarWorld reportedly is campaining to have EU launch an anti-dumping probe against China-based solar firms.

solar panels

Equipment firms hope to see demand return at beginning of 2013

Jul 6, 10:16

The solar industry predicts demand and supply equilibrium will be reached in 2014, but equipment firms hope to see orders rebound in the beginning of 2013. Equipment firms indicated...

solar equipment

Europe unlikely to follow US lead in imposing duties on China solar imports, says IHS

Jul 2, 13:56

Following similar action from the US government, the European Union (EU) may undertake an anti-dumping investigation of PV solar cells imported from China. However, compared to the...

Digitimes Research: Germany solar installations reach 1.8GW in 1Q12

Jun 29, 14:04

Germany solar installations reached 1.8GW in first-quarter 2012. In particular, solar installations in March alone reached 1.15GW. Shipments to the solar market in Europe have been...

solar panels

Rising popularity of mono-crystalline solar wafers concerns multi-crystalline supply chain

Jun 28, 12:07

The rising popularity of mono-crystalline solar wafers has been a concern for Taiwan-based solar wafer makers. Taiwan's total solar wafer annual capacity is about 3.5GW, but 90% of...

solar cells
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