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Demand for low-efficiency PV modules comes out in US market

2h 41min ago

While PV modules made of 60 polycrystalline silicon solar cells with power output of 260W have become mainstream models, demand for modules with lower power output of 245W or 250W...

Sharp plans to stop in-house production of a-Si thin-film PV modules, says Nikkei News

Jul 31, 14:09

Japan-based Sharp plans to stop in-house production of amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film PV modules as they are less price competitive, according to Japan-based Nikkei News

China adds PV installation capacity of 7.73GWp in 1H15, says NEA

Jul 29, 14:19

China added total PV installation capacity of 7.73GWp during the first half of 2015, consisting of 6.69GWp for power-generating stations and 1.04GWp for distributed PV systems, according...

China on-grid PV installation capacity reaches 6.32GWp in areas covered by major networks in 1H15

Jul 27, 20:09

The PV power-generating stations and distributed PV systems completed and connected to local power grids in areas covered by the five nationwide power generating and distributing...

Insufficient on-grid capacity hinders development of PV power generation in China

Jul 27, 13:09

While the establishment of PV power-generating stations in China is increasing fast, connecting these stations to local power grids and distributing generated electricity to end users...

China to approve pilot PV power-generating stations with 2-3GWp annual installation capacity

Jul 27, 12:59

China's National Energy Administration (NEA), in a bid to boost advanced PV power-generating technology, will approve 2-3 pilot PV power-generating stations featuring advanced technology...

China PV installation capacity in 2H15 estimated at 12-13GWp, says CPIA

Jul 24, 10:58

The total installation capacity of PV power-generating stations and rooftop systems to be established in China in the second half of 2015 is estimated at 12-13GWp, according to the...

Annual revenues from global solar PV installations expected to surpass US$151 billion in 2024, says Navigant

Jul 22, 14:24

Following years of module oversupply and artificially low pricing, solar photovoltaic (PV) is expected to soon shift from a high-cost, subsidized source of energy to a growing market...

Win Win Precision obtains TUV certification for 300W PV module

Jul 15, 11:28

Taiwan-based Win Win Precision Technology has disclosed it has obtained IEC 61215 and IEC 61730 certification by Germany-based TUV Rheinland for a PV module made of 60 PERC (passivated...

US revised tariffs weaken competitiveness of China PV modules

Jul 10, 15:50

The US Department of Commerce has finalized the revisions to anti-dumping and anti-subsidization tariff rates originally imposed on China-based PV module makers in October 2012, hiking...

Hulk Energy obtains Fraunhofer ISE certification for CIGS thin-film PV modules

Jul 8, 12:00

CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film PV module maker Hulk Energy Technology has obtained maximum power generation certification by Germany-based Fraunhofer Institute for...

SAS starts construction of PV power-generation station in Philippines

Jul 6, 22:00

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) has had its Cayman Islands-registered subsidiary SAS Sunrise begin construction of Sepalco, a PV power-generating...

Giga Solar acquires PV power-generating station in Japan

Stockwatch - Jul 6, 10:31

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials has had its Japan-based subsidiary acquire a PV power-generating station under construction in Fukuoka Prefecture, southwestern Japan,...

First-tier China makers to sell solar production lines, say Taiwan makers

Jul 1, 11:58

Several first-tier China-based PV makers, in an attempt to reduce operating burdens and concentrate resources on product lines or business with significant international competitiveness,...

SAS to set up overseas subsidiary for investment in PV power generation

Jun 26, 10:58

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) will set up a subsidiary to be registered in the Cayman Islands, SAS Sunrise, specifically for investment...

PV equipment book-to-bill ratio stays below parity in 1Q15, says SEMI

Jun 23, 14:36

SEMI has reported that for the quarter ending March 31, 2015, the worldwide photovoltaic manufacturing equipment book-to-bill ratio remained below parity at 0.88.

PV modules shipped from Taiwan, Malaysia detained at Rotterdam seaport

Jun 18, 15:04

1.5 million PV modules equivalent to 50MWp in total capacity, shipped from Taiwan and Malaysia have been detained at the Port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands, due to suspected circumvention...

AUO setting up 21MWp rooftop PV systems in central Taiwan

Jun 17, 11:13

TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) have been setting up rooftop PV systems with total installation capacity of 21MWp at its factories in central Taiwan, with the PV systems to...

PV systems set up by AUO on roofs of its factories in central Taiwan

China-based Solarbao provides online trading services for investment in PV power generation

Jun 15, 11:27

Solarbao, a China-based e-commerce platform, provides online trading services for investors to acquire existing or soon-to-be-completed PV power-generating stations and then lease...

ReneSolar, ET Solar to export OEM-made PV modules to Europe, says CBN Daily

Jun 12, 11:00

China-based PV module makers ReneSolar and ET Solar, as they have been removed from the European Union's (EU) MIP (minimum import price) framework and therefore will be subject to...

PV inverter shipments rise in China as prices and revenues decline, says IHS

Jun 10, 16:08

Even though photovoltaic (PV) inverter shipments to China increased in 2014, significant price declines have caused revenues to drop. Despite PV inverter shipments to the China market...

Hulk Energy sees booming orders for Cigs-3000 CIGS thin-film PV modules

Jun 10, 15:18

Hulk Energy Technology has received orders for Cigs-3000 series CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film PV modules with shipments scheduled through August, according to the...

Suntech Power offers PERC PV module

Jun 9, 21:13

China-based PV module maker Suntech Power Holdings has offered SuperPoly, a 4-busbar PV module made of 72 PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) polycrystalline solar cells, and...

Solar cell, PV module orders from Europe decrease, say Taiwan makers

Jun 5, 12:23

Orders for crystalline silicon solar cells and PV modules from Europe have decreased significantly and this is possibly due to negative impact of the European Union's (EU) decision...

Giga Solar Materials expects over 50% growth in 2015 PV silver paste shipments

Jun 2, 21:18

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials expects PV silver paste shipments in 2015 to increase on year by over 50% mainly due to booming demand in the China market, company...

EU starts anti-circumvention investigation of Taiwan solar firms

Jun 1, 12:07

The European Commission on May 29 announced an anti-circumvention investigation of China-, Taiwan- and Malaysia-based makers of crystalline silicon solar cells and PV modules.

GCL insures PV modules

May 26, 11:29

GCL System Integration Technology, a China-based PV module maker and power-generating station EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) contractor and operator, has signed insurance...

Giga Solar Materials starts operation of 17MWp PV power-generating station in Japan

May 21, 21:19

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials on May 19 kicked off commercial operations of a 17MWp ground-mounted PV power-generating station in Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern...

Lead-free front-side PV silver paste expected to become mainstream in 2015

May 15, 15:12

Adoption of lead-free front-side PV silver paste is increasing among China- and Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers and thus the material is expected to replace leaded...

China PV firms expected to raise funding based on Yield Co model in 2015, say reports

May 12, 14:33

About five China-based PV makers and PV power generation project undertakers are expected to spin off their PV power-generating stations as Yield Cos in order to raising funding via...

Some Taiwan solar cell makers accept on-credit supplies to China module clients

May 8, 16:02

Several China-based PV module makers have asked Taiwan-based solar cell makers to supply them on credit, and some of the latter have accepted the request mainly due to intense competition...

Trina Solar reportedly setting up factory in Thailand

May 8, 11:00

China-based Trina Solar is establishing a PV factory in Thailand with investment of US$160 million, with production to begin at the end of 2015 or the beginning of 2016, according...

PV demand expected to rebound in June or early July, say China makers

May 6, 11:54

Global PV demand is expected to rebound in June or early July as China begins a rush to construct new PV systems and power-generating stations in the second half of 2015, according...

EU may soon decide whether to start anti-circumvention probe of China PV module makers

May 5, 14:05

The European Union (EU) is likely to determine soon whether a formal investigation will be launched into China-based PV modules makers over alleged circumvention of minimum import...

Unprecedented solar PV boom in the UK during 1Q15, says IHS

Apr 30, 14:30

According to a new report from IHS, at least 110 photovoltaic (PV) projects with a combined capacity of 1.6GW were completed in the UK in the first quarter of 2015, prior to the end...

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