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Microgrid enabling technologies expected to exceed US$26 billion in annual revenues by 2023, says Navigant

2h 24min ago

Dramatic change is occurring in the microgrid market, as a greater emphasis is being placed on the economic value that these systems bring to the overall power grid. At the same time,...

Taiwan holds green energy investment forum

5h 55min ago

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), Ministry of Finance, Financial Supervisory Commission and National Development Council on September 29 jointly held the 2014 International...

Profits to rise for high-efficiency cell producers, says report

Sep 29, 15:55

Although supply and demand are fluctuating heavily in the global solar market, the market's preference for high-efficiency products has remained consistent, with Taiwan makers leading...

Motech subsidiary lands 22MWp of PV module order from China

Sep 26, 14:01

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Motech Industries has announced that Motech (Suzhou) Renewable Energy, its subsidiary based in Kunshan, eastern China, has obtained an order for 22MWp...

KMX asks US to re-define PV products subject to anti-dumping, anti-subsidization tariffs

Sep 26, 10:52

Kyocera Mexicana S.A. de C.V. (KMX), a Mexico-based wholly-owned PV module subsidiary of Japan-based Kyocera, has asked the US Department of Commerce (DOC) to re-define the PV products...

Japan PV module vendors mulling OEM partnerships with Taiwan cell makers

Sep 24, 11:10

In view of increasing competition from China-based firms, Japan-based PV module vendors have been in talks with Taiwan-based solar cell makers about OEM production for 2015, according...

Middle East and Africa PV market accumulates 12GW pipeline with strong growth potential, says Solarbuzz

Sep 23, 15:39

The PV market in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region is set for strong growth, with many multi-megawatt ground mount projects in the planning or pre-planning phases. According...

TSMC Solar president reportedly to resign

Sep 23, 10:47

President Chao Ying-chen for TSMC Solar, a CIGS thin-film PV module maker wholly owned by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), reportedly will resign in October, according...

China turns out 18.0GWp of solar-grade silicon wafers in 1H14, says CPIA

Sep 19, 11:19

China-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer makers recorded a total output of 18.0GWp in the first half of 2014, increasing 20% on year, according to the China Photovoltaic...

Global solar cell demand in 2014 estimated at 40GWp, say Taiwan makers

Sep 19, 10:31

Global demand for crystalline silicon solar cells in 2014 is estimated at 40GWp, mainly consisting of 11GWp in China, 8GWp in Europe, 7GWp in Japan, 5GWp in the US and 1.3GWp in India,...

Major Asia-Pacific markets have 60% of global solar PV demand in 2H14, says Solarbuzz

Sep 18, 15:48

Total solar photovoltaic (PV) demand from the five leading Asia Pacific (APAC) markets – China, Japan, India, Australia and Thailand – is forecast to reach 17.2GW during...

China to ban sale and export of 60W incandescent bulbs, says paper

Sep 18, 15:15

The China government will prohibit the sale and export of 60W or above incandescent light bulbs beginning October 1, according to s China-based Beijing Morning Post report...

Homeowners expected to invest more than US$625 billion in residential generation and storage from 2014-2023, says Navigant

Sep 16, 16:25

Innovations in renewable distributed power generation, along with attractive new financing mechanisms, are providing residential customers with new options to manage their energy...

Over 70% of China-based polysilicon makers unable to resume production

Sep 16, 11:20

More than 80% of China's 63 polysilicon makers stopped production in 2011-2012 due to continual price drops arising from global oversupply. As polysilicon prices have rebounded since...

Taiwan solar cell makers hesitate about setting up production lines abroad

Sep 15, 11:12

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers who are considering establishing production lines overseas in locations other than China specifically for exports to the US market...

Pico solar and solar home systems expected to reach US$2.1 billion in annual revenues by 2024, says Navigant

Sep 12, 12:37

Miniature solar photovoltaic systems, including pico solar and solar home systems, are moving rapidly from specialized niches for enthusiasts and early adopters into the mainstream...

Solartech, Tainergy to set up solar cell capacities abroad

Stockwatch - Sep 12, 11:07

Crystalline silicon solar cell makers Solartech Energy and Tainergy Tech have separately announced the establishment of solar cell production capacities in Malaysia and Vietnam res...

Malaysia makers quote solar cells based on Taiwan pricing

Sep 11, 16:01

Malaysia-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, viewing that Taiwan-based competitors are subject to an average US anti-dumping tariff of 25%, have quoted their solar cells...

OLAF to probe Taiwan PV makers suspected of helping China firms evade import restrictions

Sep 10, 12:41

The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) will investigate certain Taiwan-based PV makers suspected of helping China-based PV module makers evade the EU's minimum import price and import...

Neo Solar, Motech, Gintech see decreased August revenues

Stockwatch - Sep 9, 11:17

Crystalline silicon solar cell makers Neo Solar Power, Motech Industries and Gintech Energy saw consolidated revenues for August slip mainly because shipments to the US market were...

China solar wafer makers inquire about OEM production by Taiwan firms

Sep 5, 11:02

China-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer makers, considering that China government's temporary ban on polysilicon imports through export processing zones to block evasion...

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Green Energy Technology sees increased August revenues

Stockwatch - Sep 5, 10:49

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Green Energy Technology on September has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.272 billion (US$42.4 million) for August, increasing 4.18%...

China may hike target PV installations in 2014

Sep 5, 10:34

The China government is likely to raise the target total capacity for PV systems installed around China in 2014 from 13GWp to 15GWp, consisting of 11GWp for ground-mounted PV power-generating...

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Polysilicon prices not much affected by China moratorium on imports via EPZs, say Taiwan makers

Sep 4, 15:13

Although China has placed a moratorium on polysilicon imports through its export processing zones (EPZs), the measure has yet to show much impact on product pricing, according to...

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Leading China solar PV module suppliers continue to increase market share, despite global trade disputes, says SolarBuzz

Sep 3, 15:38

Solar photovoltaic (PV) module shipments from the leading China companies increased 26% on quarter in the second quarter of 2014, compared to the previous quarter when they shipped...

China-based monocrystalline solar wafer maker Longi sees huge growth in 1H14 profit

Sep 3, 11:20

China-based solar-grade monocrystalline silicon wafer maker Xi'an Longi Silicon Materials has reported net profit of CNY111 million (US$18.0 million) for first-half 2014, hiking 432%...

China-based Comtec Solar to expand wafer capacity in Malaysia

Sep 3, 11:02

China-based solar-grade monocrystalline silicon wafer maker Comtec Solar Systems has revealed it started trial production at its factory in Malaysia in June 2014 and will expand the...

China, Taiwan solar-grade silicon wafer makers plan to hike prices

Sep 2, 22:52

China- and Taiwan-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer makers, in view of growing demand for PV systems in the China market, plan to increase quotes from US$0.88-0.89/wafer...

Solartech Energy sees increased August revenues

Stockwatch - Sep 2, 12:13

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Solartech Energy has reported consolidated revenues of NT$692 million (US$23.05 million) for August, increasing 19.84% sequentially and 6.09%...

Taiwan solar cell makers see orders increase in August

Sep 1, 11:00

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers generally saw orders increase in August, according to industry sources in Taiwan.

Change in US anti-dumping duty may boost capacity utilization rates of Taiwan solar firms, says EnergyTrend

Aug 22, 14:42

On August 19, 2014, the US Department of Commerce announced it had revised the preliminary anti-dumping duty on solar products produced by Motech Industries in Taiwan, causing Motech's...

Taiwan solar cell makers see rebound in orders from China

Aug 22, 10:58

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have seen increases in orders from China-based PV module makers as demand from the country grows.

Solar cell production line upgrade cycle driving module powers to record highs, says Solarbuzz

Aug 21, 15:45

Makers of solar photovoltaic (PV) cells are increasing research and development efforts to push cell efficiencies to record levels. According to Solarbuzz, the power rating of industry-standard...

China 1H14 PV production value reaches CNY150 billion, says MIIT

Aug 21, 11:32

China recorded total PV production value of CNY150 billion (US$24.3 billion) for the first half of 2014, according to Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).

China to temporarily ban polysilicon imports through export processing zones

Aug 20, 14:07

The China government has announced a temporary stoppage of polysilicon imports through export processing zones (EPZs) beginning September 1, 2014, with the measure intended to block...

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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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