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  • Last update: Wednesday 16 July 2014 [44 news items]

Taiwan, China makers lower solar-grade wafer prices

Jul 16, 15:13

Taiwan-based solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer makers have decreased quotes from US$1 before the US Department of Commerce imposed preliminary anti-subsidy tariffs on PV products...

South Korea suppliers competing in Taiwan PV material market

Jul 4, 10:43

Samsung C&T's subsidiary in Taiwan began selling crystalline silicon wafers, conductive pastes, components and materials used in making solar cells andmodules in the local market...

Taiwan solar-grade wafer makers willing to buy equipment from China-based vendors

May 21, 13:52

Taiwan-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer makers will give priority to second-hand unused crystal-growing furnaces supplied by China-based makers when securing equipment...

Taiwan solar-grade wafer makers uninterested in producing monocrystalline models

May 14, 15:31

While Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have been generally shifting to, or increasing production of, monocrystalline solar cells to meet growing demand, Taiwan-based...

Some Taiwan solar wafer makers mulling merger with China firms

May 9, 16:24

Major China-based solar wafer makers reportedly have contacted Taiwan-based fellow makers about the possibility of mergers. Taiwan-based makers, due to continued operating losses...

Taiwan market: China solar-grade wafer makers competing with local makers

Apr 22, 21:41

China-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer makers have shifted to tap the Taiwan market where demand from crystalline silicon solar cell makers has remained strong, according...

Prices for solar-grade silicon wafers on the rise, says Eversol chairman

Jan 22, 21:02

Quotes for a solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer have risen from US$1 in December 2013 to US$1.05 currently, and are expected to rise to US$1.08 in February and further to US$1.10...

Solar-grade silicon wafer prices on the rise, says SAS chairman

Jan 20, 11:39

Prices for solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers have risen from US$0.92-0.93 in the second half of 2013 to US$1 at the end of the year, and further to US$1-1.05 currently. Prices...

Taiwan solar-grade silicon wafer makers hike prices

Jan 14, 20:44

Taiwan-based makers have hiked quotes for high energy conversion rate solar-grade wafers to about US$1 per wafer due to tight supplies, according to industry sources.

Solar wafer prices rise to nearly US$1, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 31, 11:33

Quotes for a solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer have risen to US$0.98-0.99 due to strong demand and those for a high-efficiency wafer have exceeded US$1, according to Chinese-language...

Prices for solar-grade silicon wafers rise to US$0.94, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 22, 11:38

Prices for solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafers have risen to US$0.94/wafer due to tight supply, the Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) has cited Taiwan-based...

GET aims to hike solar-grade silicon wafer ASPs 3-5% in 4Q13

Oct 23, 21:42

Green Energy Technology (GET), in view of tight supply of solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafers arising from increasing demand in China, Japan and emerging markets, aims to increase...

Taiwan solar-grade silicon wafer makers expected to have improved operations in 2H13

Sep 2, 22:57

Green Energy Technology (GET), Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) and Gigastorage, the three main Taiwan-based makers of solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafers, are expected...

Tier-one China-based makers reduce shipments in bid to hike prices for solar wafers, say Taiwan makers

Jan 8, 12:15

Tier-one China-based solar wafer makers have decreased shipments to control supply in an attempt to increase prices later in January, according to industry sources in Taiwan.

Taiwan solar wafer makers plan to hike prices in March

Feb 21, 14:34

Leading Taiwan-based makers of polysilicon solar wafers, viewing that orders are on the rise and current prices are lower than production costs, are negotiating with clients for an...

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China-based GCL to lower solar wafer quotes in 4Q11

Sep 23, 11:02

China-based GCL-Poly Energy Holdings is negotiating a reduction in fourth-quarter quotes for 6-inch solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafers. The company will certainly lower quotes...

Taiwan solar wafer makers under pressure to hike quotes

Jul 1, 10:30

Taiwan-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer makers have asked South Korea-based OCI to lower polycrystalline silicon prices to below US$50/kg but the latter is sticking to...

Gigastorage shifting business focus from optical discs to solar-grade wafers

Feb 1, 12:50

Gigastorage, a second-tier Taiwan-based optical disc maker, has been shifting business focus to solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers since the fourth quarter of 2010, with the annual...

Gigastorage shifting focus from optical discs to solar-grade wafers

Nov 30, 01:45

Taiwan-based maker Gigastorage has been shifting its focus from optical discs to solar-grade crystalline silicon ingots and wafers, with annual production capacity for the latter...

Solar-grade wafer supply contracts for 2011 demand pre-payment

Oct 15, 01:05

Because the current shortage of solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers is expected to continue until 2011, Taiwan- and China-based makers have demanded a 5-15% pre-payment for supplies...

Spot prices for 6-inch poly-Si solar wafers rise to US$4, say Taiwan makers

Oct 11, 10:38

Spot prices for 6-inch solar-grade polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) wafers have risen to US$4 in small trade volumes due to shortages, and prices may go up further, according to...

Spot price for solar cells showing signs of increase in August

Aug 6, 14:09

Spot prices for solar cells could be on the rise in August, as some Taiwan-based manufacturers are attempting to quote at 3% higher than the current spot price, according to industry...

GET to expand solar-grade wafer capacity to 1GWp in 2H10

May 20, 11:24

Solar-grade wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) plans to expand its capacity to 1GWp in the second half of 2010 from the current 500MWp, according to the company. If successful,...

China makers hike solar wafer contract prices; Taiwan competitors to follow suit

Mar 26, 11:41

China-based solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer suppliers have raised contract quotes for the 6-inch segment from US$3.5 per wafer in early March to about US$3.96 due to booming...

China solar wafer makers hike quotes to US$3.5 for 2Q10

Mar 17, 11:09

Several China-based producers of solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafers have raised their quotes by 16.7-18.6% from US$2.95-3.0 per 6-inch wafer in early first quarter of 2010...

Delivery time for solar ingots/wafers equipment prolonged due to growing demand, say Taiwan makers

Mar 11, 12:02

Suppliers of equipment used to grow solar-grade crystalline silicon ingots and slice ingots into wafers have extended the time from order to delivery because China-based makers have...

Solar wafer maker SAS sees February revenues hit record

Mar 9, 12:20

Taiwan-based solar wafer supplier Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) on March 8 reported unaudited consolidated revenues of NT$1.387 billion (US$43.3 million) for February, hitting...

China makers hike spot prices for 6-inch solar-grade poly-Si wafers

Jan 12, 11:49

Major China-based solar wafer makers have raised their spot quotes for 6-inch polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) wafers by 5.1-5.3% from US$2.85-2.9 to US$3.0-3.05, as order volumes...

Grid-parity may be reached in 2013-2015, says SAS chairman

Dec 14, 11:14

The general cost of PV power generation is coming down while the global demand for renewable power is on the rise, and consequently grid-parity is likely to be attained in 2013-2015,...

Equipment makers developing large-size crystal-growing furnaces, say Taiwan makers

Dec 1, 13:59

The mainstream capacity for furnaces to produce solar-grade (mono or poly) crystalline silicon ingots, shifted from 270kg to 450kg in 2009, and now some equipment makers are developing...

Wah Lee joins up with China-based firm to sell solar wafers in Taiwan

Nov 12, 16:44

Wah Lee Industrial, a Taiwan-based distributor of semiconductor materials, has signed on for the exclusive right to sell solar-grade polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) wafers produced...

Wah Lee chairman Ray C. Chang (left) and GCL-Poly chairman & CEO Zhu Gong-shan

China-based solar-grade wafer suppliers looking to hike spot prices in November, say Taiwan makers

Oct 14, 10:48

Some China-based makers of solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers, in view of rebounding global demand for photovoltaic (PV) products, plan to raise their quotes in the spot market...

Solar wafer maker Danen expects to swing to profitability in 2H09

Oct 9, 16:57

Danen Technology, a Taiwan-based maker of solar-grade poly-Si ingots and wafers, expects to turn its business operations from a net loss of NT$80-90 million (US$2.4-2.7 million) in...

Solar cell maker Gintech to amend wafer supply contract with MEMC

Sep 18, 12:36

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Gintech Energy on September 17 announced it will amend a supply contract of solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers with MEMC Electronic Materials, with...

MEMC plant closure not to affect global solar wafer supply

Sep 10, 16:46

US-based MEMC Electronic Materials on September 8 announced that it will cease production of silicon crystal ingots and wafers at facilities in Sherman, Texas and St Peters, Missouri...

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