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Taiwan solar cell makers see surging orders from China

Apr 16, 20:17

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have received a significant increase in orders from first-tier China-based PV module makers and consequently ordered volumes have...

Taiwan PV firms suspend JV plan due to US antidumping probe

Apr 16, 11:07

Some Taiwan-based solar firms - a first-tier and three second-tier cell makers, and a material supplier - originally planned to form a joint-venture to manufacture PV modules to tap...

Yingli signs framework agreement with United PV for acquisition of 300MW solar plants

Apr 15, 15:01

Yingli Green Energy has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Yingli Energy (Yingli China), has entered into a framework agreement with United Photovoltaic Group Limited (United...

Taiwan PV module makers looking to orders from Japan vendors

Apr 15, 11:17

Japan-based PV vendors, including Sharp, Kyocera, Panasonic and Toshiba, are likely to return to the international market in 2016 and release OEM orders to Taiwan-based module makers,...

Some China polysilicon makers poised to expand capacities

Apr 14, 14:34

Viewing that polysilicon spot market prices in the China market rose to US$25/kg in the first quarter of 2014, some China-based makers are preparing to expand production capacities...

Tatung to set up 3MWp PV systems in northern Taiwan

Apr 9, 11:51

Tatung, a Taiwan-based own-brand machinery and consumer electronics maker, has extended business operation to PV-ESCO (photovoltaic-energy service company) and signed with New Taipei...

SAS hits record revenues for March

Stockwatch - Apr 8, 14:40

Taiwan-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) brought in consolidated revenues of NT$2.332 billion (US$76.8 million) for March, hitting...

Neo Solar Power March revenues hit record

Stockwatch - Apr 8, 14:33

Solar cell maker Neo Solar Power has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.518 billion (US$82.9 million) for March, hitting a monthly company record.

AUO sets up PV investment/operating joint venture

Apr 7, 21:31

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) on April 7 announced the establishment of Star River Energy, a joint venture with several local insurance companies specifically...

Giga Solar unaffected by DuPont price cuts for front-side PV silver paste, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 7, 15:30

While DuPont has lowered prices for its front-side photovoltaic (PV) silver conductive paste, a key material accounting for 5-10% of the total production costs of crystalline silicon...

TSMC Solar to triple CIGS thin-film PV module capacity, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 7, 09:42

Taiwan-based CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film PV module maker TSMC Solar, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, will expand its annual...

Record-breaking demand for global solar PV industry in 1Q14, says Solarbuzz

Apr 3, 11:49

New solar photovoltaic (PV) demand added during the first quarter of 2014 exceeded 9GW, which was 35% more than the previous first-quarter record, set in 2013. Every quarter in 2014...

Taiwan PV module makers expanding capacities to compete for orders from Japan

Apr 1, 11:34

Taiwan-based PV module makers have been expanding or will expand production capacities in 2014 to compete for orders from Japan-based clients who have adjusted their business strategies,...

Solargiga Energy post net loss for 2013

Mar 28, 11:47

China-based PV maker Solargiga Energy swung from a net loss of CNY136.4 million (US$22 million) in the first half of 2013 to net profit of CNY927,000 in the second, resulting in a...

Green Energy Technology posts large loss for 2013

Mar 28, 10:40

Taiwan-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) on March 27 released its financial report for 2013, recording consolidated revenues of NT$13.258...

Gigastorage suffers net loss per share of NT$2.43 for 2013

Stockwatch - Mar 27, 15:56

Taiwan-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Gigastorage on March 26 released its financial report for 2013, recording consolidated revenues of NT$8.555 billion (US$287...

Japan becomes largest market for China-made PV products, says CCCME

Mar 27, 11:33

Japan has become the largest market for China-made PV products, accounting for 24.63% of total export value in 2013 and 34.23% in January-February 2014, according to the China Chamber...

Taiwan solar firms speculate on possible impact of US probe

Mar 26, 11:55

While the US Department of Commerce is conducting an anti-dumping investigation of China-based PV module makers and their cell suppliers in Taiwan, the China makers reportedly have...

AUO to set up subsidiary for PV investment

Mar 25, 15:19

AU Optronics (AUO) is organizing a subsidiary, Star River Energy, specifically as a platform to invest in PV systems and solar power-generating stations, according to AUO.

Motech, Gintech selected as Taiwan respondents in US anti-dumping probe

Mar 25, 14:52

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) has selected Taiwan-based solar cell makers Motech Industries and Gintech Energy as respondents to its anti-dumping investigation.

EU to lower floor price for China-made PV modules, say reports

Mar 24, 15:14

The EU will lower the floor price for PV modules imported from China from EUR0.56 (US0.77)/W currently to EUR0.53/W beginning April 1, 2014, with the annual import quota remaining...

Unused PV equipment in demand, say Taiwan makers

Mar 21, 16:47

Due to rebounding global demand, China- and Taiwan-based PV makers have been expanding production capacities, mainly by negotiating access to unused PV equipment, according to PV...

Gintech, SAS post mixed results for 2013

Stockwatch - Mar 21, 15:01

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell maker Gintech Energy will not distribute any dividend for 2013, while ingot and wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) will distribute...

300 GW of new solar PV to be installed in the next five years, says Solarbuzz

Mar 20, 14:42

The solar photovoltaic (PV) industry is set for rapid growth over the next five years, with up to 100GW annual deployment being targeted in 2018, according to Solarbuzz. This end-market...

Neo Solar Power to deal out cash dividend for 2013

Stockwatch - Mar 19, 12:08

Solar cell maker Neo Solar Power's board of directors has decided to distribute a cash dividend per share of NT$0.30 (US$0.01) for 2013.

Taiwan PV module makers could live with 15-20% US anti-dumping tariffs

Mar 19, 12:06

The US government is likely to impose anti-dumping tariffs on PV modules imported from China and Taiwan, and Taiwan-based makers could remain competitive in the US market if the tariffs...

Australia, Japan reportedly mulling anti-dumping probes against China PV makers

Mar 19, 11:41

The Australia and Japan governments reportedly are considering launching anti-dumping and anti-subsidization investigations of PV products imported from China, according to China-based...

China exports 16GWp of PV modules in 2013

Mar 17, 11:33

China-based makers exported 16GWp of PV modules worth US$10 billion in 2013, with Europe being the largest market accounting for 30% of the volume, Japan 22% and the US 10%, according...

Giga Solar Materials nets NT$12.24 per share for 2013

Stockwatch - Mar 17, 11:23

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials has posted consolidated revenues of NT$4.581 billion (US$153 million), gross margin of 22.58%, net profit of NT$610 million and net...

Taiwan solar cell makers mull mergers in the wake of US anti-dumping probe

Mar 13, 11:30

Taiwan-based solar cell makers, due to concerns about impacts from the possibility of US imposing anti-dumping tariffs on their products, have begun mulling the feasibility of mergers,...

China makers urge government to set floor price for polysilicon from Europe

Mar 12, 11:40

China-based polysilicon makers are poised to recommend that the China government set a floor import price of US$26/kg for Europe-produced polysilicon in place of imposing anti-dumping...

High-concentration solar PV systems to reach greater efficiencies, boosting appeal against conventional solutions, says IHS

Mar 10, 14:10

Consistent improvements in technology and gradually lower costs will drive high-concentration photovoltaic (HCPV) systems to superior efficiencies, making HCPV an increasingly viable...

Aleo as competitive as China PV module makers, says SAS chairman

Mar 10, 10:50

Germany-based PV module maker Aleo Solar AG is as competitive as China-based makers in terms of production cost in the Europe, Japan and US markets, MK Lu, chairman for Taiwan-based...

US ITC names 5 Taiwan solar cell makers as candidate respondents in anti-dumping probe, sources say

Mar 7, 15:56

The US International Trade Commission (ITC) has recommended five Taiwan-based solar cell makers as candidate respondents to the Department of Commerce's (DOC) anti-dumping investigation,...

Neo Solar, Gintech, GET see sequential drops in February revenues

Mar 7, 11:13

Solar cell makers Neo Solar Power and Gintech Energy, and solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) have reported sequential declines in February consolidated revenues: NT$2.335...

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    AUO-sponsored Apollo VI

    AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that the company is one of the main sponsors of Apollo VI, a solar car created by Taiwan's National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences. Apollo...

    Photo: Company, Oct 17.

  • Suntech+HiPerforma+solar+module

    Suntech HiPerforma solar module

    Suntech has introduced the new HiPerforma 250 watt solar module that can be installed for residential, commercial and utility-scale uses. The module adopts Suntech's Pluto cell...

    Photo: Suntech, Jul 13.

  • AUO+14%2Dinch+solar%2Dpower+touch+keyboard+notebook+solution

    AUO 14-inch solar-power touch keyboard notebook solution

    AU Optronics (AUO) has introduced a 14-inch solar-powered touch keyboard solution for notebook. The thickness of the solar module used in the solution is reduced to 2.1mm. The solar...

    Photo: company, Nov 3.

  • Applied+Materials+Solar+Technology+Center+in+China

    Applied Materials Solar Technology Center in China

    Applied Materials has opened an advanced solar research and demonstration facility in Xian, China. The Solar Technology Center is comprised of laboratory and office buildings covering...

    Photo: Company, Oct 30.

  • Applied+HCT+Diamond+Squarer+for+solar+wafers+

    Applied HCT Diamond Squarer for solar wafers

    Applied Materials has introduced ts new HCT Diamond Squarer system, which can reduce the cost of squaring silicon ingots by up to one-third while offering at least twice the cutting...

    Photo: Company, Oct 7.

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