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Powertec Energy raises funds for polysilicon factory

Jan 14, 20:11

Taiwan-based polysilicon maker Powertec Energy has raised an additional paid-in capital of NT$3.6 billion (US$120 million) and obtained syndicated loans of NT$4.8 billion to reach...

Integrated solar PV polysilicon and wafer suppliers to drive production costs below US$0.20 per watt in 2014, says Solarbuzz

Nov 20, 15:34

Average costs for vertically integrated first-tier makers are now forecast to fall yet another 6% in 2014 to a record low of US$0.20 per watt, according to Solarbuzz. Since 2008,...

Better prospects in polysilicon market lead to increased PV demand in 1Q14, says EnergyTrend

Oct 16, 14:37

According to EnergyTrend, the intensive pricing competition in the photovoltaic (PV) market has gradually come to an end. Due to the increased demand in emerging markets, solar system...

Countervailing duty imposed on China imports of US polysilicon may have limited impact on price, says EnergyTrend

Oct 3, 15:03

The Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China (MOFCOM) recently announced that subsidies were applied to US polysilicon under investigation which led to substantive damages...

China to impose anti-subsidization tariffs on polysilicon imported from US

Sep 17, 15:32

China's Ministry of Commerce on September 16 announced that solar-grade polysilicon imported from the US will be subject to provisional anti-subsidization tax beginning September...

China to produce 80,000 tons of polysilicon, 23GWp of PV modules in 2013, says MIIT

Aug 19, 11:38

China-based makers will produce 80,000 tons of polysilicon and 23GWp of crystalline silicon PV modules in 2013, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MI...

China antidumping tariffs to have limited impact on polysilicon pricing, says IHS

Jul 31, 12:24

China's move to slap retaliatory antidumping tariffs on solar polysilicon imported from the US and South Korea will cause only a slight increase in domestic pricing for the material,...

China imposes antidumping security deposit on polysilicon imported from US, South Korea

Jul 19, 14:48

China's Ministry of Finance has decided to impose an anti-dumping security deposit on solar-grade polysilicon imported from several US- and South Korea-based producers beginning July...

Digitimes Research: South Korea firms mixed on solar business developments

Jun 18, 16:45

The solar market seemed promising for South Korea-based big enterprises such as Samsung, LG, and Hyundai. However, continuous loss has pushed these firms to modify the business str...

China anti-dumping duties to drive up solar polysilicon devices, says IHS

Jun 7, 10:25

China's pending move to slap anti-dumping tariffs on imported solar polysilicon from key countries will generate a surge in pricing for this key raw material in June and July, but...

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...

MEMC reports 1Q13 net sales down 26% sequentially

May 13, 13:54

US-based polysilicon maker MEMC has reported first-quarter 2013 financial results with net sales of US$443.6 million, down 26% on quarter and 15% on year. The firm reported first-quarter...

OCI cancels polysilicon supply contracts with Suntech

Apr 30, 10:39

South Korea-based solar material provider OCI has terminated two supply contracts with China-based Wuxi Suntech Power and one supply contract with Suntech International. OCI noted...

GT Advanced and Powertec Energy sign MOU

Apr 1, 10:11

US-based GT Advanced and Taiwan-based Powertec Energy have announced the execution of a memorandum of understanding (MOU), which states Powertec's intention to purchase polysilicon...

GCL-Poly sees 2012 revenues decrease 12.4% on year

Mar 15, 15:03

China-based solar material provider GCL-Poly has announced revenues for the year ended December 31, 2012, were HKD22.348 billion (US$2.88 billion), showing an on-year decrease of...

Taiwan solar cell quotes remain unchanged

Mar 5, 11:26

Solar firms in Greater China hoped to increase quotes before the Lunar New Year holidays, but a delay in China announcing its anti-dumping and anti-subsidy probe results has deterred...

Europe polysilicon makers seeking cooperation with Taiwan solar wafer makers

Feb 27, 14:29

To avoid possible tariffs imposed by China, Europe-based polysilicon firms have been reportedly seeking cooperation with Taiwan-based solar wafer makers. Solar firms noted that the...

GET plans to attract stake investment from polysilicon, PV module makers through private placement

Feb 26, 18:53

Taiwan-based solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) will issue 100 million new shares to raise additional paid-in capital of NT$1 billion (US$33.7...

China likely to announce polysilicon probe preliminary results in April or May, say international material providers

Feb 20, 21:53

The China government was expected to announce the preliminary results of its anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation against polysilicon firms from the EU, US, and South Korea...

China reportedly to delay verdict on polysilicon probe to March

Feb 20, 14:51

China's Ministry of Commerce originally planned to announce the preliminary result of its anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation against polysilicon firms from the EU, US, and...

China polysilicon price may return to US$20-21/kg due to trade investigation, says SAS chairman

Feb 5, 10:35

MK Lu, chairman of Taiwan-based Sino-American Sapphire (SAS) stated that the price of polysilicon is likely to return to a reasonable level in China because China's government may...

Some China solar firms hope to terminate long-term material supply contracts

Feb 1, 11:14

Some China-based solar firms hope to terminate long-term polysilicon supply contracts with international firms. The latter noted that it is quite difficult to do so because when the...

Polysilicon suppliers making efforts to minimize impact of China anti-dumping, anti-subsidy tariffs

Jan 31, 13:32

As the China government is likely to decide on anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariffs against polysilicon imported from makers in the US, Europe and South Korea, some polysilicon makers...

Tier-one polysilicon producers rationalize supply to solar industry, says NPD Solarbuzz

Jan 31, 11:12

Polysilicon suppliers to the solar industry have been significantly lowering plant utilization rates during the past six months, with average quarterly utilization rates falling below...

International polysilicon makers unlikely to slash prices due to China probe

Jan 18, 10:53

The China government is likely to levy punitive tariffs on polysilicon makers from Europe, the US and South Korea in the first quarter of 2013. Recently, domestic material makers...

Taiwan makers plan to adjust quotes for solar modules in February

Jan 16, 15:33

In view of increasing demand from Japan because feed-in tariff (FIT) rates will be lowered soon, Taiwan-based solar module makers plan to adjust their quotes up or down in early February,...

Global solar module market to see 20% oversupply in 2013, predicts SEMI China

Jan 15, 14:12

SEMI China predicts a 20% oversupply for the global solar module market in 2013, according to a report from a China-based website. Industry consolidation in Asia is expected to continue...

China-based makers to hike polysilicon spot prices to US$17/kg in early February

Jan 11, 11:52

As the China government is likely to announce anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariffs on polysilicon imported from Europe, the US and South Korea with a retroactive period of 30 days...

Around 10-15% of China-based polysilicon makers may resume production soon

Jan 11, 11:02

The China government is likely to announce anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariffs on polysilicon imported from Europe, the US and South Korea in the first quarter of 2013, which will...

Polysilicon industry to resume growth in 2013, says Bernreuter Research

Jan 10, 12:31

The global polysilicon industry will return to the path of growth and increase its production by 6.5% in 2013, according to Bernreuter Research. The polysilicon market research firm...

Number of companies in the solar supply chain set to plunge in 2013, says IHS

Jan 10, 12:17

Amid rapidly falling prices, mounting losses and massive operational costs, the upstream solar supply chain is undergoing major consolidation, with the number of companies participating...

GET sees December revenues decrease 3.75% on-month

Jan 9, 22:06

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) saw December revenues reach NT$739 million (US$25 million), representing an on-month decrease of 3.75% and on-year decrease...

China domestic polysilicon price likely to increase due to anti-dumping probe

Jan 7, 11:03

The price in the solar supply chain has been relatively stable since the second half of the fourth quarter in 2012. However, due to the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation...

Polysilicon firm OCI sees net loss for first time in 3Q12

Dec 24, 09:40

When the solar industry was experiencing a boom before 2010, many firms were attracted to enter the market and began massive investments, causing an oversupply which has seen many...

GT Advanced to write down DSS inventory

Dec 20, 21:29

US-based solar crystal growing furnace maker GT Advanced Technologies has announced plans to write down the majority of its directional solidification system (DSS) inventory, meaning...

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