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  • Last update: Tuesday 15 August 2017 [53 news items]

Commentary: Consolidation of Taiwan solar supply chain badly needed

Aug 15, 15:53

The integration of the supply chain of Taiwan's solar cell industry is a pressing job, as it is increasingly difficult for makers to survive volatile market situations and ever-expanding...

SAS turns profitability, Gigastorage remains in the red in 2Q17

Aug 11, 15:36

Solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) saw its second-quarter 2017 swing into profitability from three consecutive quarters of net losses, while fellow maker Gigastorage...

Gigastorage to appeal to Taiwan Supreme Court against IPC ruling in favor of Phillips

Jul 31, 16:03

Taiwan-based PV wafer maker Gigastorage has decided to appeal to Taiwan's Supreme Court against a recent ruling issued by Taiwan's Intellectual Property Court (IPC) to have the company...

Jimmy Chen, chairman of Gigastorage

Gigastorage ruled to pay Phillips for infringing DVD patents

Jun 30, 10:03

Taiwan’s Intellectual Property Court on June 29 has ruled on Phillips’ patent infringement charge against Taiwan’s Gigastorage with Gigastorage needing to pay NT$1.04...

Gigastorage running at full ingot growing capacity

Jun 8, 14:15

Solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer maker Gigastorage has fully utilized production capacity for polycrystalline silicon ingot growing and about 70% ingots are from export or...

Taiwan solar-grade silicon wafer makers decrease domestic supply

Jun 5, 14:49

Taiwan-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer makers, which are unable to compete with China-based makers due to high slurry-based slicing costs, have increased exports of solar-grade...

Gigastorage expects solar-grade silicon wafer operations to turn profitable in 1Q17

Jun 24, 14:37

Gigastorage expects its solar-grade silicon wafer operations to swing from the red into profitability beginning the first quarter of 2017, company chairman Jimmy Chen said at the...

Gigastorage obtains orders with shipments slated through end of 1Q16

Nov 17, 15:09

Solar wafer maker Gigastorage has received orders with shipments scheduled through the end of the first quarter of 2016, according to the company.

Gintech revenues drop in September due to capacity relocation

Oct 7, 11:43

Solar cell maker Gintech Energy has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.387 billion (US$42.2 million) for September, falling 3.37% on month but rising 31.63% on year.

Motech, Neo Solar, Gigastorage post strong results for June

Jul 8, 12:03

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Motech Industries has reported June consolidated revenues of NT$2.136 billion (US$68.9 million), a 21-month high level with growth of 28.90% on...

Gigastorage aims for full capacity utilization in 3Q15

Jun 23, 12:29

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Gigastorage is currently utilizing 80% of its production capacity of 700MWp and, in view of increasing orders, hopes that capacity can...

Gigastorage expects operations to break even in 1Q16

May 22, 15:20

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Gigastorage, also still suffering operating losses, expects business operations to break even in the first quarter of 2016 due to use of...

Solar wafer maker Gigastorage expects full utilization in March

Jan 29, 11:13

Taiwan-based solar-grade polysilicon wafer maker Gigastorage expects to reach full utilization of its annual capacity of 700MWp in March 2015, up from the current 70%, due to growing...

Gigastorage president Tsai Li-chuan

Gigastorage to set up PV module factory in Thailand

Oct 24, 09:59

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Gigastorage will begin to set up a PV module factory in Thailand to mainly meet local demand in the second quarter of 2015, according to...

Giga Solar PV silver paste supply 30% short of demand

Jun 9, 10:27

Taiwan-based PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials, due to booming demand for PV silver paste, has seen output short of total order volumes by 30% currently, according to...

Giga Solar chairman Chen Chi-jen (left)

Gigastorage sees operating profit, SAS suffers loss in 1Q14

May 14, 12:28

Solar wafer maker Gigastorage generated gross margin of 13.99% and net operating profit of NT$260 million (US$8.6 million) for the first quarter, while fellow maker Sino-American...

Neo Solar, Gigastorage April revenues hit records

Stockwatch - May 7, 11:06

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers Neo Solar Power, Gintech Energy and Solartech Energy as well as solar wafer makers Gigastorage and Green Energy Technology (GET)...

SAS hits record revenues for March

Stockwatch - Apr 8, 14:40

Taiwan-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) brought in consolidated revenues of NT$2.332 billion (US$76.8 million) for March, hitting...

Gigastorage suffers net loss per share of NT$2.43 for 2013

Stockwatch - Mar 27, 15:56

Taiwan-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Gigastorage on March 26 released its financial report for 2013, recording consolidated revenues of NT$8.555 billion (US$287...

Prices for solar-grade silicon wafers may rise to US$1.15 in 2Q14, says Gigastorage chairman

Mar 4, 15:16

If spot market prices for polysilicon rise to US$23-24/kg in the second quarter of 2014, then quotes for a solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer are likely to be hiked to US$1.15,...

Solar-grade wafer prices to rise to US$1.15-1.20, says Gigastorage chairman

Jan 27, 10:27

International prices for a solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafers have risen to US$1.06 currently and are expected to rise to US$1.15-1.20 in February, according to chairman Chen...

Solar players see increased November revenues

Dec 6, 14:56

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell maker Neo Solar Power and solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer makers Green Energy Technology (GET), Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS)...

Gigastorage September revenues up over 72% on year

Oct 9, 15:13

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Gigastorage has reported September consolidated revenues of NT$648 million (US$21.7 million), rising 76.22% on year and by 8.07% on month,...

Gigastorage acquires Wafering to expand solar wafer capacity

Stockwatch - Oct 1, 11:05

Solar wafer maker Gigastorage has announced the acquisition of a 100% stake in fellow maker Wafering Technology for NT$110 million (US$3.7 million) to expand production capacity.

Taiwan solar-grade silicon wafer makers expected to have improved operations in 2H13

Sep 2, 22:57

Green Energy Technology (GET), Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) and Gigastorage, the three main Taiwan-based makers of solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafers, are expected...

Gigastorage to hike monthly shipments to over 10 million solar-grade wafers

Aug 13, 15:16

Taiwan-based Gigastorage has completed expansion of production capacity for high-efficiency solar-grade silicon wafers and expects monthly shipments to increase to more than 10 million...

Gigastorage, GET see March revenues increase on month

Apr 11, 21:50

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Gigastorage reported March consolidated revenues of NT$736 million (US$24 million), up 28.63% on month. Gigastorage noted that the rising revenues were...

Gigastorage hopes Taiwan government to increase annual solar installation limit

Mar 8, 10:59

The necessity of having nuclear power plants has been under debate recently in Taiwan. Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Gigastorage has suggested four ways that the government can take...

Gigastorage hikes prices for solar wafers

Feb 4, 21:43

Gigastorage, in order to reflect increases in cost of polysilicon by US$1.5/kg to US$16-17/kg, has hiked prices for its solar wafers to US$0.8/unit for models with energy conversion...

Consolidation may benefit solar industry: Q&A with Chi-jen Chen, chairman of Giga Solar and Gigastorage

Jan 9, 14:59

The Taiwan-based solar supply chain is likely to enter a period of consolidation. For upstream material providers, consolidation between downstream customers may create pressure on...

Chi-jen Chen, chairmanf of Giga Solar and Gigastorage

Gigastorage sees December revenues increase 48% on-month

Jan 9, 14:48

Taiwan-based solar wafer and compact disc maker Gigastorage reported December 2012 revenues of NT$275 million (US$9.47 million), representing an on-month increase of 48.89%, and an...

GET sees November revenues increase 22% on-month

Dec 6, 22:00

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) saw November revenues increase 22% on month. The firm noted that December revenues will be flat compared to November and...

GET expects full capacity in November

Nov 30, 10:59

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) saw capacity utilization rate increase in October and is likely to reach full capacity in November. GET has been increasing...

Gigastorage introduces G3+ solar wafer with average conversion efficiency of 17.6%

Aug 15, 01:20

Gigastorage has introduced the new G3+ high-efficiency solar wafer with an average conversion efficiency of 17.6%. The firm noted that the efficiency of the product can reach as high...

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Taiwan solar firms struggling to attract new recruits

Jun 14, 01:10

Taiwan solar firms have been looking to recruit new staff for the past two quarters due to increasing orders. In addition, the solar industry in Greater China has been adding workers...

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