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China 1H17 PV output grows over 20% on year, says CPIA

Jul 20, 14:06

China's total output of polysilicon, solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers, crystalline silicon solar cells and PV modules in the first half of 2017 each grew over 20% on year, according...

Taiwan makers see rising demand for poly-Si solar cells

Jul 20, 11:57

Taiwan-based solar cell makers have seen significantly rebounding orders for polycrystalline models since May 2017, and the corresponding prices have risen 20% as well, according...

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China adds 55GWp of wind power in 1H17, says CNREC

Jul 18, 11:15

China installed land-based wind turbines with capacity totaling 5.5GWp in the country in first-half 2017, according to China National Renewable Energy Center (CNREC). Newly added...

SAS subsidiary to set up rooftop PV system at SPIL plant

Jul 17, 21:35

Sunrise PV World, a subsidiary of solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS), will set up a rooftop PV system at a plant belonging to IC packaging and testing service...

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US finalizes review of anti-dumping tariffs on Taiwan solar cell makers

Jul 17, 15:35

US Department of Commerce has reviewed anti-dumping tariff rates imposed on Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers and determined final rates of below 5%.

MOEA sets 2017 feed-in tariffs for PV, wind power

Jul 14, 16:07

The Bureau of Energy under Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on July 13 announced feed-in tariffs for PV power stations, rooftop PV systems, and onshore and offshore wind...

50 Japan-based PV firms shut down in 1H17, says Nikkei

Jul 14, 15:06

50 Japan-based companies engaged in PV related business were insolvent and forced to close operations in the first half of 2017, 2.2 times that for the first half of 2016. Total debts...

China market: Heraeus tops PV silver paste vendors in 1H17 shipments

Jul 14, 14:00

In the China market, Germany-based Heraeus shipped the most PV silver paste in the first half of 2017, followed by US-based DuPont, Taiwan-based Giga Solar Materials and South Korea-based...

Taiwan makers lag behind in polycrystalline black silicon solar cell production

Jul 12, 11:26

Taiwan-based solar cell makers is lagging behind their China-based peers in adjusting manufacturing process to produce polycrystalline black silicon models, according to industry...

China solar cell makers are keen to adjust manufacturing process to produce polycrystalline black

Motech Industries, Neo Solar Power, TSEC June revenues up on month

Jul 11, 14:51

Crystalline silicon solar cell makers Motech Industries, Neo Solar Power (NSP) and TSEC have reported June consolidated revenues of NT$2.033 billion (US$67.1 million) up 8.13%, NT$905...

China PERC equipment makers to start production beginning 2018

Jul 11, 11:06

Fast growing demand for PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) crystalline silicon solar cells in the China maker has resulted in tight supply of the corresponding manufacturing...

A PERC solar cell production line

SAS sees June revenues rise 87% on year

Jul 10, 19:09

Solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.169 billion (US$171 million) for June, increasing 14.09% on month and 86.92% on year...

SAS has reported impressive results for June

Taiwan Mobile starts charity crowdfunding for setting up rooftop PV system

Jul 10, 14:47

Mobile telecom carrier Taiwan Mobile (TWM) has announced a partnership with crowdfunding platform operator Sunny Founder for a project to set up a rooftop PV system at a center taking...

Giga Sola Materials wins initial patent war against Heraeus in Taiwan

Jul 10, 11:20

Taiwan's Intellectual Property Court on July 7 decided to reject charges filed by a Germany-based Heraeus' affiliate against Taiwan-based PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials...

Heraeus Photovoltaics president Andreas Liebheit

Gintech Energy June revenues up on month, down on year

Jul 7, 10:03

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Gintech Energy has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.154 billion (US$38.1 million) for June, increasing 6.44% on month but decreasing 19.49%...

Gintech Energy president Pan Wen-whe

Green Energy Technology sees decreased June revenues

Jul 6, 13:43

Solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$822 million (US$27.1 million) for June, decreasing 9.39% on...

General Energy Solutions sells PV station in Japan

Jul 5, 22:08

General Energy Solutions (GES) has sold a PV station with installation capacity of 14.68MWp in Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan, to a Canada-based clean energy company, according...

China poly-Si solar wafer makers shifting to diamond wire slicing

Jul 5, 11:25

China-based solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer makers are replacing slurry slicing with diamond wire slicing and many of them will completely use diamond wire slicing around...

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Zhonghuan Semiconductor obtains 10% stake in GCL polysilicon subsidiary

Jul 4, 11:25

China-based mono-Si solar wafer maker Zhonghuan Semiconductor has announced it has invested CNY150 million (US$22 million) for a 10% stake in a new polysilicon-making subsidiary established...

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Solartech, Danen report on-month growths in June sales

Jul 4, 11:01

Solar cell maker Solartech Energy and poly-Si solar wafer maker Danen Technology have reported June consolidated revenues of NT$672 million (US$22.2 million) and NT$70 million respectively,...

NSP to set up rooftop PV system at Taiwan labor training center

Jul 4, 10:49

Solar cell maker Neo Solar Power (NSP) has announced it has signed a pact with the Workforce Development Agency under Taiwan's Ministry of Labor for setting up a rooftop PV system...

Glory BiFi doule glass side PV modules developed and produced by Neo Solar Power

Tatung completes rooftop PV system at National Changhua University of Education

Jul 3, 09:29

Tatung has completed and begun operating a PV system established on the roof of a gymnasium at National Changhua University of Education in central Taiwan, according to Chinese-language...

Taiwan solar cell makers face tight supply of solar-grade polycrystalline wafers

Jun 30, 11:14

Taiwan-based polycrystalline silicon solar cell makers are facing tight supply of solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafers, according to the makers.

Gigastorage ruled to pay Phillips for infringing DVD patents

Jun 30, 10:03

Taiwan’s Intellectual Property Court on June 29 has ruled on Phillips’ patent infringement charge against Taiwan’s Gigastorage with Gigastorage needing to pay NT$1.04...

Taiwan solar cell makers plan to set up joint venture PV module factory

Jun 29, 22:05

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers plan to set up a joint venture PV module factories via strategic alliances to target domestic demand, according to industry sourc...

Motech Industries chairman and CEO Chang Peng-heng

TSEC scraps JV plan for new PV module plant

Jun 29, 11:29

Solar cell maker TSEC has decided to cancel a plan to establish a joint venture to manage a new PV module factory in Pingtung County, southern Taiwan, and instead will set up a PV...

TSEC

ReneSolar to be delisted from NYSE

Jun 29, 11:16

China-based integrated PV and LED lighting maker ReneSolar will be delisted from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) upon completion of its planned privatization, according to China-based...

Global solar glass market to grow to over US$18 billion by 2022, says MarketsandMarkets

Jun 28, 11:45

The solar photovoltaic (PV) glass market is projected to grow from US$4.38 billion in 2017 to US$18.48 billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 33.4% from 2017 to 2022, according to Marketsan...

Neo Solar Power completes 200MWp high-efficiency PV module factory

Jun 27, 15:42

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Neo Solar Power on June 26 held an inauguration ceremony for a high-efficiency PV module factory with annual production capacity of 200MWp in...

President Tsai Ing-wen (first from left) visits the high-efficiency PV module factory

Topco Scientific cooperates with AIDC, First International Computer to develop smart green energy systems

Jun 27, 13:33

Semiconductor material and equipment sales agent Topco Scientific on June 26 signed an MoU with Aerospace Industrial Development (AIDC) and First International Computer for strategic...

Giga Solar Materials subsidiary signs PV EPC contracts

Jun 23, 16:30

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials has announced that Sunshine Solar Power Generation, its Philippines-based subsidiary engaged in investment in PV power generation projects,...

Solartech Energy to expand PERC solar cell capacity

Jun 23, 10:42

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Solartech Energy will expand PERC cell production capacity through adding two production lines to total six beginning August 2017, with the additional...

Solartech chairman

First-tier China makers offer 3-year supply contracts for mono-Si solar wafers

Jun 22, 16:18

First-tier China-based makers of mono-Si solar wafers, anticipating continued strong demand and short supply, have offered 3-year supply contracts for Taiwan-based solar cell makers,...

Gintech Thailand plant has order visibility till year end

Jun 21, 11:41

Solar cell maker Gintech Energy's factory in Thailand has obtained orders with shipments scheduled through the end of 2017, according to company president Pan Wen-whe.

Gintech chairman Pan Wen-whe

China January-May PV installation capacity estimated at 11.08GWp

Jun 20, 11:21

The total installation capacity for additional ground-mounted PV power stations and distributed PV systems completed and on grids around China during January-May 2017 is estimated...

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