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April 1 solar incentive cut in Germany may be larger than expected, says industry source

Feb 24, 11:05

The government in Germany is expected to reduce feed-in tariffs for PV systems effective on April 1, 2012, with current rates to decrease 20% and 25% for small- and medium-scale roof-mounted...

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Snow causes delays in Germany solar PV system installations

Feb 15, 01:15

Solar PV system installation firms have been eager to install systems before the April incentive cuts. However, the weather has been delaying projects. This will cause inventory levels...

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Germany, Italy likely to end subsidies for ground-mounted solar PV systems

Jan 31, 14:44

The Germany and Italy governments, in their plans to decrease feed-in tariff rates for installation of PV systems in April and July 2012 respectively, may delete subsidization for...

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China announces more solar PV system subsidies

Jan 5, 15:38

China's Ministry of Finance has announced the subsidies for built-in PV (BIPV) systems and normal solar PV installations.

Global solar demand to reach 20GW, says Win Win chairman

Dec 26, 09:42

The global installation capacity for solar PV systems in 2012 is expected to reach 20GW, rising from 16-18GWp estimated for 2011, according to chairman and general manager Davis Chen...

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GCL-Poly enters PV system integration business

Oct 26, 09:47

GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Limited, a China-based solar firm, has announced that it has set up GCL-Poly Solar Energy System Integration (Taicang), formally launching the global solar...

China eyeing 10GWp in installed solar PV system capacity by 2015, says Digitimes Research

Oct 17, 10:47

With China expecting slower growth in regional solar markets such as Europe over the next few years, the government has set out to increase domestic demand during its 12th Five Year...

Solar demand in China to boom

Sep 29, 10:04

PV system installations in China are forecast to reach 2.5-3GW in 2011, and expand further to 5GW in 2012, according to industry sources.

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Solar market in 2H11 depends on new incentive plans in Germany

Jun 16, 01:00

New incentive plans for July 1 will be announced soon by the government of Germany. As Germany is one of the largest markets for solar power, the announcement will likely determine...

GT Solar to raise 1Q12 financial forecast

Jun 15, 01:25

Despite gloomy conditions in the solar market, PV equipment manufacturer, GT Solar, has announced it will raise its financial forecasts for first-quarter 2012.

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...

Win Win Precision Technology executives stress rosy outlook for PV industry

Apr 20, 15:55

Despite stagnant demand in the European market due to uncertain government subsidy policies, industry players believe the outlook for the photovoltaic (PV) industry is still bright...

Japan earthquake: 300MWp PV systems in northeastern region damaged, says IEK

Mar 15, 11:38

The large earthquake and consequent tsunami breaking out in northeastern Japan have destroyed roof- and ground-mounted PV (photovoltaic) systems with total installation capacity of...

Taiwan government changes PV feed-in tariff rule

Dec 21, 12:08

The Bureau of Energy under Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on December 17 announced a rule change for the government's 20-year feed-in tariff (FIT) subsidization for...

China-based maker offers PV module prices of 1.1-1.2 euro/W for January 2011, say Taiwan makers

Nov 4, 01:10

A large China-based supplier of PV modules has quoted 1.1-1.2 euro/W for January 2011 to its clients in Europe, 11-12% lower than the current level of 1.25-1.35 euro/W, according...

Time to recoup investment in feed-in PV projects to shrink from 10 to 8 years, says MOEA

Oct 12, 01:05

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) in December 2009 set feed-in tariff rates for photovoltaic (PV) system installation projects based on the estimate that such investment...

Inventory volatility packs supply-chain peril for global solar market, says iSuppli

Aug 13, 14:30

Radical swings in inventory levels for PV solar cells in 2010 are resulting in perilous market conditions that potentially could drive unaware companies out of the market, according...

Taiwan, China solar wafer and cell makers to maintain or raise prices in 3Q10 in spite of FIT cut in Germany

Jul 13, 13:56

Solar wafer and cell makers in China and Taiwan are not lowering quotes in the third quarter of 2010 and some even successfully raised prices despite a subsidy slash by Germany, according...

China to build 13 PV power plants in northwestern region and Inner Mongolia

Jun 29, 11:03

China's National Energy Administration last week announced the tender of open bids for establishing 13 photovoltaic (PV) power-generating stations, each with an installation capacity...

TSMC to set up rooftop PV system at Fab 14 using Motech solar cells

Jun 22, 12:03

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will set up a rooftop PV solar system at the phase-four section of its Fab 14 12-inch wafer foundry in the Southern Taiwan Science...

iSuppli hikes solar forecast; installations to nearly double in 2010

Apr 21, 14:34

A surge of sales in Germany combined with plunging prices are set to boost solar demand in 2010, prompting iSuppli to upgrade its forecast of installations of PV systems in 2010.

UMC to set up PV power station in eastern China, says newspaper

Newswatch - Mar 1, 11:30

Taiwan-based foundry United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) will invest NT$10 billion (US$313 million) to establish a thin-film photovoltaic (PV) power-generating station with...

Taiwan to set aside NT$1 billion to subsidize public PV system construction projects in 2010, says report

Newswatch - Feb 22, 10:21

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) will set aside a budget of NT$1 billion (US$31.3 million) specifically for subsidizing PV system installations included in public construction...

Taiwan PV feed-in tariff enables investment to be recouped in 10-15 years

Feb 12, 15:10

Taiwan's 20-year feed-in tariffs for PV system installation projects are estimated to result in investment payback periods of 10-15 years, according to industry sources.

Taiwan-based Kenmec expects PV system installation capacity of 3-5MWp in 2010

Feb 8, 16:39

Kenmec Mechanical Engineering, a Taiwan-based EMS provider and equipment maker, has stepped into making PV modules and providing PV system installation services and expects to win...

AUO to add 15 billion yen investment in Japan-based poly-Si maker M.Setek

Feb 1, 10:35

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) on January 29 announced the additional investment of 15 billion yen (US$167 million) in M.Setek, AUO's poly-Si material subsidiary...

Demand for grade B solar cells picking up, say Taiwan makers

Jan 22, 16:56

Taiwan-based makers have revealed that they have obtained many orders for grade B solar cells in addition to normal grade products as demand heats up ahead of anticipated cuts in...

Germany to cut PV feed-in tariff; likely to spur demand in February and March

Jan 21, 14:27

Germany's Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) has set tentative reductions in feed-in tariff rates for photovoltaic (PV) system installation...

Lite-On Green Energy expects PV project orders of 30-50MWp in 2010

Jan 19, 14:07

Lite-On Green Energy Technologies (LOGT), a wholly owned subsidiary of Taiwan-based electronic component and product maker Lite-On Technology, has begun to provide PV system integration...

Europe cuts PV subsidies as Asia solar players dominate, say Taiwan makers

Jan 15, 12:13

The increasing dominance of Asia-based, in particular China- and Taiwan-based, solar call makers in Europe may be prompting European governments to cut-back their feed-in subsidies...

AUO supplies PV modules for solar-power plant in Germany

Dec 25, 10:25

AU Optronics (AUO) has disclosed that a 3MWp solar-power plant in a small town in Germany using its PV modules started running on December 22, supplying electricity for 800 househo...

China-based solar wafer maker LDK Solar to step into solar cell, PV system business, say Taiwan makers

Dec 24, 16:26

China-based LDK Solar, globally the largest maker of solar-grade poly-Si wafers, is raising funds to solve its financial problems and to prepare for establishing new business units...

Taiwan sets feed-in rates; may attract installation of 500MWp PV systems in 2010

Dec 21, 16:27

The renewable energy feed-in tariff rates determined by Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on December 18 are expected to stimulate installation of photovoltaic (PV) power-generating...

AUO to set up PV subsidiary in China

Dec 15, 10:36

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced it will invest up to US$8 million to establish a subsidiary, AUO Energy (Suzhou), in eastern China to provide photovoltaic (PV) system design, planning...

AUO to kick off in-house PV module production in 1Q10

Dec 2, 11:35

AU Optronics (AUO) has ordered a turnkey production line for photovoltaic (PV) modules with an annual capacity of 50MWp from a Japan-based equipment maker and will begin production...

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