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AUO opens rooftop PV system in southern Taiwan

Feb 17, 13:54

AU Optronics (AUO) on February 16 inaugurated a rooftop PV system with installation capacity of 3.87MWp in Tainan City, southern Taiwan. The system is able to generate 4.84 million...

Rooftop PV system at AUO factory in the Tainan Technology Park

China market: PV demand expected to be hot in 1H17, turn cold in 2H17

Feb 16, 16:08

As the China government will lower PV feed-in tariffs for PV power-generating stations and distributed PV systems to be established after June 2017, there is expected to be a rush...

Delta Electronics announces deal with Thailand associate

Feb 16, 10:58

Taiwan-based Delta Electronics Inc (DEI) has announced the board of directors of its subsidiary Delta Electronics (Netherlands) BV (DEN) has agreed to a deal in which it will obtain...

China has 8 makers amid global top-10 PV module vendors in 2016, says firm

Feb 15, 23:06

Of the global top-10 PV module vendors by shipments in 2016, eight were China-based makers, reflecting China's domination of the global supply of PV modules, according to UK-based...

SolarWorld shift to mono-Si wafers due to inability to compete with China makers

Feb 13, 21:19

Germany-based PV maker SolarWorld has decided to adjust its production capacity to enhance its overall competitiveness through a gradual shift from producing solar-grade polycrystalline...

GCL-Poly Energy sets up polycrystalline black silicon wafer capacity

Feb 13, 11:35

China-based GCL-Poly Energy Holdings has set up 2GWp of annual capacity for solar-grade polycrystalline black silicon wafers and will expand to 10GWp eventually, according to the...

Hanwha Q Cells offers low PV module price in China

Feb 10, 09:49

South Korea-based PV maker Hanwha Q Cells won a supply contract for 280W PV modules made of monocrystalline silicon solar cells in the China market by bidding CNY2.6/W, equivalent...

South Korean makers benefit from PV rally in China

Feb 9, 15:10

Sharply increasing polysilicon imports into China foreshadow a new installation rally in the world's largest photovoltaics (PV) market ahead of the feed-in tariff cut on July 1, 2017...

Inventec expected to see new chairman and president

Feb 7, 11:54

Inventec is planning to have Inventec Solar Energy chairman Tom Cho take over the chairman position of Inventec after current chairman Richard Lee retires. Inventec's president Huang...

Digitimes Research: Panasonic developing smart towns

Feb 6, 16:01

Panasonic has been developing smart towns in Japan using in-house-developed technologies and products. Panasonic sees the development of smart towns as a new long-term business, according...

Giga Solar Materials to start production at factory in eastern China at end of March

Jan 24, 14:55

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials is constructing a factory in Yancheng City, eastern China, and will kick off production of PV silver paste, PV silver-aluminum paste...

Giga Solar Materials chairman Jimmy Chen

SAS looking for mergers, says chairman

Jan 23, 16:04

While Taiwan-based PV makers have generally been struggling in the adverse business climate, solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) remains in good financial health,...

SAS chairman MK Lu

China re-assessing subsidies for PV projects

Jan 23, 11:29

China's National Energy Administration (NEA) is re-assessing some PV projects to see whether they still deserve government subsidies despite having broken regulations by starting...

China polysilicon imports in January-November 2016 grow 18.2% on year, says CNMIA

Jan 20, 14:22

China imported 125,800 tons of polysilicon during January-November 2016, increasing 18.2% on year, according to the China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association (CNMIA).

Pihsiang Machinery sets up 2MWp rooftop PV system in northeastern Taiwan

Jan 19, 15:07

Pihsiang Machinery Mfg., a maker of electric wheelchairs, scooters and bicycles, has cooperated with J&V Energy Technology, an investor in PV power generation, and New Green Power,...

Gintech to raise additional paid-in capital of NT$1.204 billion

Stockwatch - Jan 18, 13:57

Solar cell maker Gintech Energy will issue 70 million new shares at NT$17.20 (US$0.54) per share, 16.50% lower than the closing price of NT$20.60 on January 17, to raise additional...

Tatung starts operation of PV power stations at former landfill sites

Jan 18, 11:42

Electric machinery and appliance maker Tatung and the Taoyuan city government on January 17 jointly held a ceremony to unveil PV power-generating stations established by the company...

China adds PV installation capacity of 34.24GWp in 2016, says NEA

Jan 18, 11:32

Installation capacity totaled 34.24GWp for PV power-generating stations and distributed PV systems completed and on grid around China in 2016, higher than the originally expected...

NSP plans to shift solar cell capacity from Malaysia to Vietnam

Jan 17, 11:30

Neo Solar Power (NSP) plans to relocate annual production capacity of 200MWp for solar cells from Malaysia to Vietnam in order to cut production cost, according to industry sources...

Poly-Si PV modules lower than mono-Si in LCOE

Jan 16, 21:27

While China's National Energy Administration, specifically for use in model PV power-generating stations, has set a minimum energy conversion rate of 16.5% for PV modules made of...

Delta Electronics provides PV inverters for Denmark power stations

Jan 16, 15:07

Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics has provided 1,008 in-house-developed RPI M50A series PV inverters for use in 126 PV power stations with...

The PV power stations in Vandel, Denmark

Total corporate funding in solar sector comes in at US$9.1 billion in 2016, says Mercom Capital

Jan 13, 15:21

Mercom Capital Group's latest report has shown that total global corporate funding in the solar sector, including venture capital/private equity (VC), debt financing, and public market...

Suntech unveils PERC poly-Si solar cells with 20% conversion rate

Jan 13, 10:52

China-based PV module maker Suntech Power Holdings has unveiled PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) poly-Si solar cells with a maximum energy conversion rate of 20%, according...

Taiwan to end nuclear power generation by 2025

Jan 12, 11:08

Taiwan's legislature has amended the Electricity Act, ending nuclear power generation in the country by 2025 and liberalizing the local electricity market.

Shunfeng to expand solar wafer capacity

Jan 11, 11:48

China-based Shunfeng International Clean Energy, who makes poly-Si solar wafers, cells and PV modules, and undertakes PV power station projects, will invest CNY2.2 billion (US$318...

China PV project winners seeking to use less efficient modules

Jan 9, 11:46

Some of the firms selected by the China government to construct model PV power stations in projects with total installation capacity of 5.5GWp are mulling using less efficient PV...

Motech, Gintech post mixed on-month growth in December revenue

Jan 9, 11:19

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Motech Industries saw December 2016 consolidated revenues of NT$1.931 billion (US$60.3 million) decrease 0.23% on month and 34.36% on year, while...

SAS sees large growth in December revenues

Jan 9, 10:11

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.720 billion (US$148 million) for December 2016, hiking...

New Green Power aims at PV installation capacity of 50-80MWp in Taiwan in 2017

Jan 6, 15:58

PV power generation EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) and operating contractor New Green Power (NGP) expects total new PV installation capacity in Taiwan in 2017 to reach...

Xi'an LONGi sets up joint venture for mono-Si solar ingots

Jan 6, 11:49

China-based solar-grade monocrystalline silicon wafer maker Xi'an LONGi Silicon Materials has set up a factory of mono-Si ingots with annual production capacity of 5GWp in Lijiang,...

Comtec Solar Systems to sell Malaysia factory to Xi'an LONGi Silicon Materials

Jan 4, 22:02

China-based solar-grade monocrystalline silicon wafer maker Comtec Solar Systems will sell a factory in Malaysia to Xi'an LONGi Silicon Materials at CNY200 million (US$28.7 million),...

Gintech Energy signs with CSC to supply 30MWp of PV modules

Jan 3, 22:14

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Gintech Energy on January 3 announced that it has signed with China Steel (CSC), the largest steel maker in Taiwan, to supply high-efficiency...

GCL System Integration to outsource solar cell production to Vina Cell

Jan 3, 11:30

GCL System Integration Technology (GCLSIT), a solar cell and PV module maker under China-based GCL Group, will commission Vietnam-based maker Vina Cell Technology to undertake OEM...

China sets 2017 PV feed-in tariffs

Dec 28, 21:44

China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) on December 27 announced final feed-in tariffs for PV power-generating stations and distributed PV systems to be established...

Gintech to supply 30MWp PV modules to CSC

Dec 28, 11:25

Gintech Energy has won a bid to supply high-efficiency PV modules to China Steel (CSC) for the largest steel maker in Taiwan to set up rooftop PV systems totaling 30MWp, according...

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