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Taiwan may set up green industry credit guarantee fund to boost exports of solar products

Nov 15, 15:55

The Taiwan government's National Development Fund (NDF) has approved the establishment of a NT$10 billion (US$345.7 million) lending program to offer loans for exports of green energy...

Notebook brands turn conservative about accumulating orders to inland plants

Nov 12, 22:40

While notebook ODMs become aggressive about building up their production capacities at plants in inland China to save costs, notebook vendors taken a more conservative stance about...

China government expected to issue new energy-saving subsidies in 2013, say sources

Nov 12, 21:27

Rumors are circulating in the panel market that in 2013 China's government will release a new wave of energy-saving subsidies similar to 2012, which include funding for LCD TVs.

Giga Solar urges Taiwan government to develop domestic market

Nov 5, 13:57

Taiwan-based solar conductive paste maker Giga Solar unveiled a solar-power generating plant in Tainan, southern Taiwan on October 26, 2012.

Chi-jen Chen, chairman of Giga Solar

Taiwan government wooing overseas Taiwan investors

Nov 1, 15:49

Taiwan's government has kicked off a three-year project aiming to attract Taiwan investors operating in overseas markets to commit investments back in the homeland.

Digitimes Research: China government continues to support LCD industry

Oct 25, 20:32

The China government is continuing to help China's TFT LCD industry by increasing funding to various companies for development of technology, as well as by reducing or eliminating...

Commentary: Short-term subsidization will not help LED industry in the long run

Oct 19, 15:32

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) recently announced plans to subsidize household LED light bulbs, but, there are no unified standards that measure the energy-saving qualities...

China government plans to release 2,500-2,690MHz bands for TDD-LTE, says report

Oct 16, 13:41

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) plans to assign 2,500-2,690 MHz frequency bands, a total bandwidth of 190MHz, for TDD-LTE mobile communications, according...

Commentary: Non-FIT business model to pave way for grid parity

Oct 15, 11:14

The continuous feed-in-tariff (FIT) cuts by Europe's governments and increasing trade barriers have been pushing the solar market into suffocation. The price fall seems never ending...

Commentary: China government implements new strategies for expanding local panel industry

Oct 11, 12:00

China-based panel makers are catching up to Taiwan-based ones in terms of panel production capacity, and China's Ministry of Science and Technology recently announced that it will...

Leadray Energy poised to compete for government LED street lamp procurement

Oct 9, 16:11

Leadray Energy, a Taiwan-based maker of LED projection lamps and street lamps, has focused its 2012 operations on participating in government open bids to procure 330,000 LED street...

Taiwan market: Government to hold bid for 250,000 LED street lamps

Oct 5, 14:34

The Taiwan government will announce a plan for the purchase of up to 250,000 street lamps through an open bid, with the tendering to be held in November and the results to be announced...

Taiwan government to extend subsidies for procuring LED light bulbs

Sep 28, 01:20

The Taiwan government plans to increase 2012 energy-saving subsidies from the original NT$700 million (US$23 million) to NT$1.4 billion, according to Yen-Shiang Shih, Minister of...

Taiwan panel makers call on government for funding assistance

Sep 27, 01:25

The panel industry in Taiwan is calling on the local government to provide panel makers with additional funding to develop new technologies and products in order to help the makers...

Taiwan government opens Cloud Open Lab

Sep 25, 16:11

The Taiwan government on September 24 started operation of Cloud Open Lab, a platform for matching software application providers, mainly independent software vendors (ISVs) and system...

Taiwan government to offer NT$10 billion loans to support green-energy industry

Sep 25, 12:21

Taiwan government's National Development Fund (NDF) will offer 15-year loans totaling NT$10 billion (US$338 million) to finance exports of green-energy products, including solar,...

Taiwan opposition parties initiate no-confidence vote against premier

Sep 19, 12:05

Taiwan's opposition parties, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU), on September 18 jointly initiated a motion calling for a no-confidence vote...

Taiwan's opposition parties calling for no-confidence vote against Premier Sean Chen

Taiwan government starts health cloud pilot project through cooperation with Microsoft

Sep 18, 15:05

Taiwan's Department of Health (DOH) on September 17 announced the beginning of a pilot project of cloud computing applied to health information management through HealthVault, a Microsoft-developed...

Taiwan government delays power price hike

Sep 18, 13:59

Taiwan's government has decided to delay a planned electricity rate hike originally set to take place on December 10, 2012 until October 1, 2013.

Taiwan government yet to decide on inclusion of WiMAX bands in new mobile Internet licenses

Sep 17, 15:10

As the Taiwan government is expected to approve release of two total bandwidth allocations of 135MHz (one for upload, one for download) for operating mobile access to the Internet...

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...

Taiwan government to set up platform for developing and testing cloud computing solutions, says minister

Sep 13, 16:23

The Taiwan government will establish a platform for developing and testing solutions based on cloud computing technology to offer public services. The platform will aim to match demand...

Government funds help solar firms earn profits abroad, says NSP chairman

Sep 11, 11:43

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs will assign representatives to Hsinchu Science Park to assess the possibility of providing funds to Taiwan-based solar firms, according to Quincy...

Quincy Lin, chairman of NSP

Taiwan market: Government plans to provide NT$10 billion subsidy for green energy industry

Aug 27, 15:39

The Taiwan government plans to set up a fund of NT$10 billion (US$333 million) to save the green energy industry which has been suffering from market downturns. However, the fund...

China solar firms seek cooperation with Taiwan peers through investments

Aug 22, 01:25

China-based solar firms have been in talks with Taiwan-based peers over cooperation to avoid anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations, according to industry sources. In addition,...

China government holds price bidding for LED lighting subsidization

Aug 21, 02:10

China's Ministry of Finance and National Development and Reform Commission have jointly held open price-bidding competition for 2012-2013 LED lighting subsidies of which the total...

Sanan Opto supported by China government in developing sapphire substrates, says Digitimes Research

Aug 20, 16:22

Sanan Optoelectronics has been experiencing record high revenues and profit margins in first-half 2012. Nevertheless, the firm's inventory turnover days is relatively high showing...

Solar technology needs upgrades, says China State Counsellor

Aug 20, 14:59

To face the growing challenges, the China government should aggressively increase domestic demand and upgrade the technology of the solar supply chain, according to Dinghuan Shi,...

Dinghuan Shi, Councellor of China's State Council

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...

Small domestic market makes Taiwan solar makers difficult to step into EPC projects

Aug 14, 14:57

Taiwan-based makers of solar wafers and cells have been planning to compete for EPC (engineering, procurement & construction) solar PV system projects for improving their business...

solar panels

Digitimes Research: China aims to expand LED industry output value through subsidy programs

Aug 10, 12:02

The 12th Five-Year Plan announced by China's government indicates targets of the semiconductor lighting industry before 2015.

Sampo sees 51.2% increase in TV sales due to government subsidies

Aug 9, 01:10

In Taiwan, Sampo has reported a 51.2% increase in domestic TV sales during July compared with the same period in 2011 due to energy saving subsidies issued by the Taiwan government...

Jiangxi provincial government will not allow LDK to fall, says China media

Aug 7, 16:14

According to China media reports, if LDK files for bankruptcy, a ripple effect will occur as many small-size solar firms in China depend on the firm. In addition, LDK has been engaging...

Global solar installations increase due to government policies, says PIDA

Aug 6, 12:08

Solar installations in 2012 will continue to be affected by government policies, according to Taiwan's Photonics Industry & Technology Development Association (PIDA).

No end-of-year rush expected for Germany solar market in 2012, says IHS

Aug 3, 10:18

A midyear subsidy change approved by the German government for solar PV installations in rooftops will continue to drive solar demand for the remainder of 2012, although no year-end...

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