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Taiwan government to boost general participation in setting up rooftop PV systems

Nov 17, 15:02

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has announced a program to encourage owners of residential, commercial and office buildings to apply for setting up rooftop PV systems...

Economics minister Shen Jong-chin (left) touting the rooftop PV systems

Teco to set up JV for green energy

Nov 16, 11:38

Taiwan-based Teco Electric & Machinery has disclosed it will establish a joint venture (JV) for investments in generating green energy with local financial holding companies.

Taiwan government meets with PV makers over possible US anti-dumping measures

Nov 15, 16:06

Taiwan's Bureau of Foreign Trade has met with 14 local makers and exporters of solar cells and PV modules to discuss how to cope with possible anti-dumping measures to be taken by...

NSP, Motech losses continue in 3Q17

Nov 15, 15:56

Solar cell makers Neo Solar Power (NSP) and Motech Industries have reported net losses of NT$1.704 billion (US$56.3 million) and NT$339.9 million respectively for third-quarter 2017...

Reasonable price gap between mono-Si, poly-Si wafers at US$0.14-0.15, estimates LONGi

Nov 15, 14:48

The reasonable pricing gap between solar mono-Si and poly-Si wafers should see the former at higher levels than the latter by US$0.14-0.15 a piece, according to Li Zhenguo, chairman...

HY Electronic to acquire major stake in TGI

Nov 14, 11:33

Power discrete component supplier HY Electronic specializing in diode products has disclosed plans to acquire a 70% stake in Taiwan GPP (TGI) for NT$350 million (US$11.52 million).

HY Electronic to acquire major stake in TGI to strengthen its vertical integration

Taiwan seeking to secure sufficient electricity after phasing out nuclear power

Nov 13, 20:18

The Taiwan government has promised to make efforts to secure stable and sufficient power supply to achieve its goal of completely phasing out nuclear power by 2025.

Gintech turns profitable in 3Q17

Nov 13, 12:30

Solar cell maker maker Gintech Energy has reported net profit of NT$1.8 million (US$39,636.25) for third-quarter 2017 after four consecutive quarters of losses.

Gintech Energy chairman Pan Wen-yen (right) and president Pan Wen-whe

GET suffers loss for 5 consecutive quarters

Nov 13, 11:37

Solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) has reported net loss of NT$39 million (US$1.3 million) for third-quarter 2017, its fifth consecutive quarters of losses.

A solar-grade crystalline siliocn wafer produced by Green Energy Technology

TSEC PV module plant almost complete

Nov 10, 11:47

Solar cell maker TSEC on November 9 held a beam-raising ceremony for its PV module plant in Pingtung, southern Taiwan, marking the near-completion of its construction.

TSEC chairman Ellick Liao (third from right) at a beam-rasing ceremony

Giga Solar to issue convertible bonds totaling NT$2 billion

Nov 10, 11:31

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials has said it will issue 5-year zero-interest unsecure convertible bonds toaling NT$2.0 billion (US$66.2 million) to raise funds for expanding...

SAS posts 3Q17 net EPS of NT$1.34

Nov 10, 11:23

Solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) has posted consolidated revenues of NT$15.772 billion (US$521 million), gross margin of 21.01%, net operating profit of NT$2.094...

NSP, Gintech see increased October revenues

Nov 9, 12:20

Solar cell makers Neo Solar Power (NSP) and Gintech Energy have reported consolidated revenues of 1.272 billion (US$42.1 million) and NT$1.346 billion respectively for October, the...

TSEC October revenues hit 16-month high

Nov 7, 11:41

Solar cell maker TSEC has reported consolidated revenues of NT$702 million (US$23.2 million) for October, the highest monthly level since July 2016 with increases of 32.32% sequentially...

China unlikely to hike anti-dumping tariffs on Korea polysilicon imports to 30%, say sources

Nov 6, 16:24

The China government is reviewing anti-dumping tariff rates imposed on Korea-based polysilicon makers and is unlikely to hike the rates to 30% as requested by China-based fellow companies,...

GET to quit slurry slicing for wafers in December

Nov 6, 14:46

Silicon wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) will reportedly suspend the use of slurry slicing to process ingots into wafers in December 2017, according to industry sources.

Xi'an LONGi lowers solar mono-Si wafer price

Nov 3, 14:19

Solar mono-Si wafer maker Xi'an LONGi Silicon Materials has lowered prices for its wafers by 6.7% from CNY6.00 (US$0.91) to CNY5.60 in the China market, according to media reports.

PV module imports soar in US

Nov 3, 12:06

Imports of PV modules to the US market have soared since the beginning of third-quarter 2017 due to concerns about price hikes, and as of the end of October, 5GWp of PV modules had...

US ITC proposes 3 alternative anti-dumping schemes for solar product imports

Nov 2, 12:38

The US International Trade Commission (ITC) has proposed three alternative anti-dumping schemes for restricting imports of solar cells and PV modules based on its global safeguards...

Mega Sunergy unveils shingled array PV modules

Nov 2, 12:26

PV module maker Mega Sunergy has unveiled shingled array PV modules made of mono-Si or poly-Si solar cells, becoming the first Taiwan-based maker to offer such PV modules, according...

A Mega Sunergy shingled PV module made of poly-Si solar cells

Motech dismisses layoff reports

Nov 2, 11:48

Solar cell maker Motech Industries has dismissed reports saying it would lay off about 300 employees at a solar wafer business unit. Motech said instead it is asking about 200 workers...

Solartech resumes partial operation at fire-damaged plant

Oct 31, 11:17

Solartech Energy has disclosed a fire-damaged plant in Hsinchu, northern Taiwan has resumed operation at some of its solar cell and PV module production lines.

PV installations added in 2017 estimated at 96.5GW, says Bernreuter Research

Oct 26, 16:52

The total PV installation capacity established around the world in 2017 is estimated at 96.5GW, increasing 30.4% on year, according to Bernreuter Research.

Taiwan justifies high feed-in tariff for offshore wind farms

Oct 24, 15:49

The Office of Energy and Carbon Reduction (OECR) has defended the government's feed-in tariff of NT$6 (US$0.198)/kWh set for offshore wind power generation against criticism that...

A renewable energy summit forum held by MOEA in Taipei

Taiwan forms Green Energy Research Consortium

Oct 24, 11:24

Taiwan government-sponsored National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs) has announced the establishment of Green Energy Research Consortium to integrate resources from research...

Taiwan forms Green Energy Research Consortium

URE seeks investments from solar wafer makers

Oct 23, 12:05

United Renewable Energy (URE), a vertically-integrated PV firm to be established through consolidation of three existing solar cell makers, hopes to recruit local solar wafer suppliers...

NSP chairman and CEO Sam Hong

Taiwan groups ink MoU with Germany-based WPD

Oct 23, 11:38

CR Classification Society, Metal Industries Research & Development Center, and Taiwan Institute of Economic Research have jointly signed an MoU with WPD, a Germany-based developer...

Taiwan market: Heraeus becomes largest PV silver paste supplier

Oct 23, 10:58

Germany-based Heraeus has become the biggest vendor of PV silver pastes in the Taiwan market, Chinese-language Economic Daily News cited company Photovoltaics president Andreas...

China market: Giga Diamond Materials expanding diamond wire capacity

Oct 20, 14:15

Giga Diamond Materials, a China-based maker of diamond saw wire established by PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials, is expanding its production capacity of diamond saw...

NGP to build floating PV power station in northern Taiwan

Oct 19, 13:46

New Green Power (NGP), an EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) contractor for PV installation, will set up a floating PV power station with capacity of 14MWp at an irrigation...

TSEC to produce half-cut PV modules

Oct 19, 11:49

Solar cell maker TSEC will produce half-cut PV modules at its new factory located in Pingtung County, southern Taiwan, with every cell halved and then closely connected to reduce...

TSEC chairman Ellick Liao

PV Taiwan 2017 kicks off, but uncertainty lies ahead for global market

Oct 18, 15:59

The 2017 Taiwan International Photovoltaic Exhibition (PV Taiwan 2017) is running October 18-20 at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, highlighting key technological innovations...

PV Taiwan 2017

Motech sets up PV module joint venture

Oct 18, 15:25

Solar cell maker Motech Industries has announced the establishment of a PV module firm, Taiwan Solar Module Manufacturing Corp. (TSMMC), on a joint venture basis with PV conductive...

Motech chairman and CEO Chang Peng-heng

AUO beefs up PV power generation in Taiwan

Oct 18, 14:57

AU Optronics (AUO) has strengthened PV power generation in Taiwan by extending from rooftop systems to ground-mounted and floating power stations, with cumulative installation capacity...

An AUO-built rooftop PV system at Hota Industrial's factory

NSP, Gintech to wholly own GES, Utech Solar

Oct 17, 15:22

Solar cell makers Neo Solar Power (NSP) and Gintech Energy will acquire all the stakes in their respective subsidiaries, General Energy Solutions (GES) and Utech Solar, in line with...

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    New Energy see-through SolarWindow coatings

    New Energy Technologies, a developer of see-through SolarWindow coatings, capable of generating electricity on glass and flexible plastics, has claimed it has made breakthroughs towards...

    Photo: Company, Nov 25.

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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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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