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Advantech to acquire UK-based GPEG

Nov 18, 10:27

Taiwan-based industrial computing solution provider Advantech will acquire a 100% stake in GPEG International, a UK-based provider of in-house-developed intelligent display solutions,...

India-based Micromax shipping smartphones to Europe

Oct 28, 11:09

India-based handset vendor Micromax has begun shipping its smartphones to Russia with plans to enter into other markets in Europe in 2014, according to sources in Taiwan's handset...

Commentary: EU telecom equipment probe against China is unnecessary

May 28, 10:28

The telecom industry believes that by the end of 2013, China will likely issue 4G licenses to telecom carriers, and hence many equipment firms have been eager to gain share of the...

Digitimes Research: Europe solar trade tariffs may slow down market growth

May 20, 11:11

The European Union (EU) plans to announce the details of its anti-subsidy tariff against China-based solar firms on June 6, 2013. The tariff is expected to be 30-67.9% with the average...

SMA Technology sees 1Q13 revenues fall on year

May 16, 14:20

Germany-based PV inverter firm SMA has revealed its financial results for the first quarter of 2013.

Digitimes Research: Emerging solar markets see rapid installation growth in 1Q13

May 3, 16:07

Solar demand in major markets in Europe continues to grow steadily as governments lower incentives. In the first quarter of 2013, total new solar installations in Germany, Italy,...

Top 20 solar module suppliers grab 70% market share in 1Q13, says Solarbuzz

May 3, 11:19

The top 20 solar module suppliers accounted for almost 70% of global solar shipments in first-quarter 2013, according to Solarbuzz.

REC reports 24% sequential decrease in 1Q13 revenues

Apr 26, 10:45

Norway-based Renewable Energy Corporation (REC) has reported first quarter 2013 revenues of NOK1,278 million (US$217 million), down 24% compared to revenues in the fourth quarter...

Digitimes Research: March LED light bulb prices rise in Japan, fall in other markets

Apr 15, 11:44

The March average retail pricing of retrofit 40W and 60W LED light bulbs increased in Japan while other markets saw prices fall compared to February.

Digitimes Research: Solar incentive programs aim at steady growth till grid parity

Apr 10, 14:38

In 2012, the global solar market was affected by incentive policy changes in various countries. Now such incentive programs are mostly aimed at pushing steady market growth until...

China solar market to experience demand swings, says Solarbuzz

Apr 9, 11:44

Falling demand in the China market drove global solar demand down to 6.2GW in the first quarter of 2013, said Solarbuzz. The figure represents an on-quarter decrease of 23%. Although...

Global solar installations to exceed 35GW in 2013, says IHS

Apr 9, 10:47

Global solar installations are forecast to exceed 35GW in 2013, equivalent to growth of 12%, according to IHS. Global solar installations in 2012 grew 14% on year to reach 31.4GW.

Epistar expects LED candle lamp sales to grow in 1H13

Mar 21, 21:34

Epistar has been developing LED candle lamps and sales are expected to show growth in the first half of 2013. Currently, order visibility for LED candle lamps is clear through the...

LED candle lamp

Samsung introduces Galaxy S4

Mar 15, 10:40

South Korea-based Samsung Electronics has announced the fourth generation of the Galaxy smartphone series, the Galaxy S4 that weighs 130g.

Samsung Galaxy S4

MediaTek names new general manager for Europe corporate marketing

Mar 13, 10:51

MediaTek has announced the appointment of Siegmund Redl as general manager for corporate marketing in Europe.

Japan January 40W retrofit LED light bulb price drops by 7.7%

Mar 1, 11:11

The global average price of 40W retrofit LED light bulbs in January 2013 increased by 4% on month, reaching US$19.4/unit, while the price of 60W retrofit LED light bulbs dropped by...

Commentary: Solar cells are the most likely casualties in trade war

Feb 26, 11:36

The effect of the US anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation against China-made solar cells has been questioned especially when China-based solar firms are now able to buy solar...

China-made solar module registration in Europe may begin in March, say solar makers

Feb 25, 11:09

The European Commission recently verified that imported solar modules from China will need to be registered. Some solar firms expect the registration process to begin in March and...

Solar demand in 2012 falls short of 30GW mark, says Solarbuzz

Feb 22, 10:20

Solar demand for 2012 reached just 29.0GW, an increase of only 5% on year compared to 27.7GW in 2011, according to Solarbuzz. This is the first time in a decade that on-year market...

Taiwan solar industry needs branding and distribution channels, says TSEC chairman

Feb 19, 16:07

Taiwan's solar industry needs to improve from its weakness of lacking brand recognition and control over distribution, said Ellick Liao, chairman of Taiwan Solar Energy (TSEC).

Solar firms plan to reach full capacity utilization rate after Lunar New Year holidays

Feb 7, 21:17

Solar wafer and cell makers in Greater China plan to increase capacity utilization rates to full after the Lunar New Year holidays and hope product prices will increase as well.

Digitimes Research: Europe solar installations to account for 35% of global installations in 2013

Feb 4, 10:48

Over-investment in 2010-2011 caused the solar industry to suffer from falling prices and increasing net losses in 2012. However, due to policy promotions and solar incentives in various...

China makers dumping solar products in Europe

Jan 22, 11:06

As the EU is likely to determine anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariff rates on solar products imported from China in May-July 2013, many first-tier China-based makers have been shipping...

Commentary: Europe solar market to see adjustments; Asia demand to rise in 2013

Jan 15, 15:45

The solar market saw many unexpected events in 2012. Solar makers believe in 2013, the Europe market will see adjustments such as Germany installations declining to government-planned...

Commentary: The LED lighting market boom

Jan 14, 16:15

In 2012, demand for TV-use LED backlight products was high, helping LED firms to maintain high to full capacity utilization rate. As many governments are beginning to ban the use...

Latin America and Caribbean solar demand growing 45% annually out to 2017, according to NPD Solarbuzz

Jan 3, 12:06

Demand for solar energy across Latin America and the Caribbean is poised for explosive growth through 2017, with a forecast compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 45%, according to...

Commentary: Trade wars dominate global solar market in 2012

Dec 27, 14:14

For the global solar industry, 2012 has been about trade wars. The US and Europe both started anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations against the world's largest solar supply...

Taiwan-based solar firms likely to see falling December revenues

Dec 26, 21:26

Weather conditions and holidays in Europe and the US are likely to cause Taiwan-based solar firms to report falling December revenues.

Some tier-two China-based makers dumping solar modules in Europe

Dec 25, 12:04

While tier-one China-based solar module makers quote EUR0.45/watt in the Europe market and US$0.6/watt in the US market, a few tier-two China-based fellow makers are dumping solar...

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...

Solar trade wars will rage on in 2013, says IHS

Dec 19, 16:26

According to IHS, the global solar market will achieve double-digit installation growth in 2013, but market revenue will fall to US$75 billion. Industry revenues-measured as system...

Market conditions to improve in 2013, says Delta chairman

Dec 13, 14:27

Yancey Hai, chairman of Taiwan-based green energy technology firm Delta Electronics, stated that non-Europe markets are likely to see a demand revival in 2013. Hai expects Delta to...

Global solar trade war to give Taiwan firms breathing room, says TSEC chairman

Dec 11, 15:49

The US International Trade Commission (ITC) announced the result of the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation against China-based solar firms on November 7, 2012. China-made...

Crystalline silicon solar module pricing declines again as European demand falls, says IHS

Dec 4, 10:33

Average pricing in October for crystalline silicon (c-Si) solar modules declined in nearly all worldwide regions because of weak demand in Germany, according to IHS.

Commentary: Emerging solar market begins trade war

Nov 29, 14:15

A global solar trade war continues to loom as India joins the group of countries that have been conducting anti-dumping probes against firms in China. India, however, also aims to...

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  • Global average price for 40W-equivalent LED bulbs slightly drops in March

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