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Many solar cell makers decline tough orders

Jul 8, 11:16

While orders for crystalline silicon solar cells have increased, prices have not risen along with rebounding demand and a large portion of orders are with undesirable conditions including...

Some Taiwan solar cell makers aiming at full utilization in August

Jun 30, 09:44

Some first-tier Taiwan-based makers of crystalline silicon solar cells, viewing that demand in Europe is likely to rebound in the third quarter because Germany has decided not to...

Solar industry in adjustment period: Q&A with Motech chairman Simon Tsuo

Jun 28, 15:07

Yuan-Huai Simon Tsuo, chairman of Motech has been viewed as an important figure in the development of the solar industry in Taiwan. Tsuo commented on the gloomy market in the first...

Motech chairman Simon Tsuo

Taiwan solar cell quotes drop to US$0.75 per watt

Jun 23, 11:16

Having already dropped to US$0.80/watt after Intersolar Europe in Germany earlier this month, quotes for Taiwan-based solar cells have now declined further to as low as US$0.75/wat...

British, Taiwan solar firms to hold seminar

Jun 21, 14:34

The British Trade and Cultural Office (BTCO) in Taiwan will be holding "UK Solar PV Market Development Seminar" in Taiwan on June 21. The purpose of the seminar is to introduce...

TSMC to spin off solar and LED lighting business units in August

Jun 15, 01:15

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) announced on June 14 it plans to officially spin off its solar and solid state lighting business units on August 1. TSMC's shares...

Taiwan-based solar cells will grab 16% of global market in 2011, says PIDA

Jun 14, 01:35

According to Photonics Industry & Technology Development Association (PIDA), the market value of Taiwan's solar industry will expand to NT$253.1 billion (US$8.8 billion) in 2011...

Solar cell price continues to fall despite slight return of demand, says industry source

Jun 14, 01:05

Rumors in the European market indicated quotations of Taiwan-based solar cells have been falling to US$0.80/watt. Despite a slight return of demand, the price of solar products still...

E-Ton Solar and Giga Solar May revenues show more than 40% decrease on month

Jun 8, 01:00

Taiwan-based solar cell maker, E-Ton Solar, has reported a 41.88% sequential decrease in May revenues. PV paste provider, Giga Solar, also reported May revenues down 44.37% on month,...

Motech has adequate funding, says chairman

May 31, 15:30

Yuan-Huai Simon Tsuo, chairman of solar firm Motech, has been seen as an icon for Taiwan's solar industry. After TSMC became a shareholder of Motech, the industry has been wondering...

The price of solar cells should not fall below US$0.9 per watt, says Motech chairman

May 31, 01:15

High inventory of solar products has been pushing prices down since second quarter 2011. According to Dr. Yuan-Huai Simon Tsuo, chairman of Motech, the price of solar modules in 2011...

Solar market in Germany returns to spotlight

May 30, 14:35

The solar market focus has been on Italy's new incentive program. The market has been bleak and prices have been falling like dominoes. Industry sources wish to understand more of...

Taiwan solar industry to experience small growth in 2Q11, says research institute

May 27, 15:01

According to IEK ITIS from Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) in Taiwan, the contraction of Taiwan-based solar firms' gross margins in first-quarter 2011 was due to a...

Spot price of solar cells falls to US$0.9/watt, says industry source

May 24, 01:50

Lack of demand has caused prices to fall across the solar supply chain. According to industry sources, the latest spot price for solar cells is around US$0.9/watt, a new record low...

Total solar cell production from China/Taiwan region increases 152% from 2009-2010, says Information Network

May 18, 14:49

Greater China continues to increase production of solar cells while exporting more than 90% of its product, according to a recent report by The Information Network.

Motech PV inverters certified by First Solar

May 17, 09:42

Motech Industries announced on May 16 its PV inverter was certified of compatibility with First Solar's latest FS-series 2 and FS-series 3 thin-film modules.

Motech suffers decreased April revenues

May 10, 15:09

Motech Industries, the largest Taiwan-based maker of crystalline silicon solar cells, on May 9 reported unconsolidated revenues of NT$1.36 billion (US$46.6 million) for April, declining...

Motech Industries has reported disappointing revenues for April

Stagnating PV installations in Germany might lead to small incentive cuts in July

May 6, 12:11

PV system installation in Germany has been stalling and if the situation continues, it is likely the planned incentive cut in July 2011 will decrease in magnitude. In addition to...

Europe backlog of solar products may trigger 'race to the bottom'

May 4, 13:52

The backlog problem in Europe continues to hover over the solar industry. The estimation at the end of March for backlogs of solar modules is around 4-4.5GW. However, the backlog...

Soaring shipments and falling gross margins for solar cell firms

May 2, 14:27

Shipments and monthly revenues have been soaring for solar cell makers due to falling prices and massive capacity expansions, but their earnings per share (EPS) and gross margins...

Motech 1Q11 gross margin slips on falling prices

Apr 29, 10:30

Motech Industries has reported NT$10.24 billion (US$357 million) in consolidated revenues for the first quarter of 2011, down 20% sequentially. Gross margins slid to 12.5% from 19.9%...

Jack Hsieh, CFO and spokesperson of Motech

TSMC confident of making CIGS PV modules comparable with solar cells, says chairman

Apr 26, 16:36

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is technologically capable of producing CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film PV (photovoltaic) modules with energy conversion...

Solar cell makers report mixed results for March 2011

Apr 14, 10:46

Motech Industries, Neo Solar Power and E-Ton Solar Tech have reported sequential declines in revenues for March 2011, while fellow solar cell company Gintech Energy managed a double-digit...

TSMC reportedly begins installation of CIGS equipment

Mar 29, 16:13

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has recently begun installation of equipment at its factory for CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film photovoltaic (PV)...

Solar companies aggressive in locking up poly-Si supply contracts

Mar 23, 01:25

Due to aggressive capacity expansion by solar wafer and cell makers, companies are more active in signing long-term polycrystalline silicon supply agreements, according to industry...

Motech signs 7-year poly-Si supply contract with OCI

Stockwatch - Mar 17, 15:33

Solar cell maker Motech Industries has signed a seven-year polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) supply agreement with OCI, according to a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange...

GET, Motech, Taiwan Polysilicon to set up joint venture maker of solar-grade wafers

Mar 15, 01:05

Taiwan-based solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET), crystalline silicon solar cell maker Motech Industries and polycrystalline silicon (material)...

TSMC reportedly to found new PV company with LCY, Motech and GET as possible partners

Mar 14, 14:35

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) reportedly will establish a new solar photovoltaic venture and is looking to bring in LCY Chemical's polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si)...

Motech February revenues reach NT$2.7 billion

Mar 9, 10:06

Solar cell maker Motech Industries has reported February revenues of NT$2.745 billion (US$93.4 million), up 15.34% sequentially and 83.2% on year. Revenues in January and February...

Motech signs contract with GCL-Poly for wafer supply

Stockwatch - Feb 25, 01:00

Solar cell maker Motech Industries has signed a contract with China-based GCL-Poly Energy Holdings for a 5-year supply of solar wafers worth a total of about US$1.026 billion, according...

Motech January sales down 30%

Feb 10, 01:45

Having seen a strong December, solar cell maker Motech Industries' consolidated sales dropped 30.3% sequentially to NT$3.1 billion (US$108 million) in January 2011. The company said...

Motech December revenues up sequentially, E-ton down

Jan 11, 01:10

Motech Industries reported December non-consolidated revenues of NT$3.313 billion (US$113.284 million), up 12.3% sequentially and 124.77% on year. Full-year revenues for 2010 increased...

Motech is first Taiwan-based solar company to become EPIA member

Dec 15, 01:40

Motech Industries on December 14 announced that it has received membership to the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA), becoming the first Taiwan-based solar company...

E-Ton November revenues up on-month, Gintech and Motech down

Dec 10, 01:45

Solar cell makers E-Ton Solar Tech, Gintech Energy and Motech Industries have reported mixed results for November 2010, with the former seeing its revenues grow on month and the latter...

Motech ships 102MWp solar cells in October 2010

Nov 9, 13:46

Solar cell maker Motech Industries reported October 2010 solar cell shipments of 102MWp, exceeding the 100MWp mark for the first time. The company's solar cell capacity reached 1.15GWp...

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