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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...

US lowers anti-dumping tariff for Motech to 20.86%

Stockwatch - Aug 19, 15:49

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Motech Industries has announced that the US Department of Commerce has downward adjusted the anti-dumping tariff rate for the company from the...

TPVIA dismisses speculation over looming EU solar probe

Aug 19, 11:14

The Taiwan Photovoltaic Industry Association (TPVIA) has dismissed speculation that the EU will launch an investigation into China-based PV module makers and their suppliers, including...

Competitors to expand capacities in wake of US anti-dumping tariffs on China and Taiwan

Aug 18, 15:58

As the US imposition of anti-dumping tariffs on PV products imported from China and Taiwan is expected to cripple the competitiveness of makers from the two countries, a few PV makers...

PV cell and module price quotes drop in 3Q14 due to weak momentum in PV market, says EnergyTrend

Aug 18, 15:39

After the US announced its preliminary rulings on CVD and AD duties, momentum in the market has turned weak. Module and cell makers have decreased capacity and increased inventory,...

China to adjust subsidies for distributed PV systems

Aug 15, 11:36

Viewing that total capacity of distributed PV systems installed around China so far in 2014 is far less than its 2014 target, China's National Energy Administration (NEA) plans to...

Motech asks US to reassess anti-dumping tariff

Aug 14, 11:14

Solar cell maker Motech Industries has filed an appeal asking the US Department of Commerce to reassess the anti-dumping tariff for the firm, with the result to be available at end...

China faces potential shortage of PV power transmission infrastructure, says NEA

Aug 12, 14:45

While the China government has been promoting PV power generation, there is a potential problem that the capacity of its power transmission systems in areas where large PV power-generating...

Motech, E-Ton, SAS post sequential drops in July revenues

Stockwatch - Aug 8, 15:34

Crystalline silicon solar cell makers Motech Industries and E-Ton Solar Tech saw July consolidated revenues of NT$1.196 billion (US$39.8 million), down 20.47% on month, and NT$355...

Japan reportedly largest market for China PV module exports in 1H14

Aug 8, 10:38

China-based makers exported 3.6GWp of PV modules to Japan in the first half of 2014. The US was the second-largest market with 2GWp and followed by the Netherlands, UK and Australia,...

Taiwan solar cell makers lower prices to US$0.33/W

Aug 8, 10:27

Taiwan-based makers have lowered quotes for polycrystalline silicon solar cells with a prevailing energy conversion rate of 17.8% from US$0.40-41/W in early June to US$0.33/W currently,...

PV thin-film makers seize North America market share due to the US-China trade war, says EnergyTrend

Aug 8, 10:14

After the US announced its preliminary determination on the CVD and AD duty, PV makers in both China and Taiwan have been confronted by high tariff rates. Module and cell prices shipped...

Gintech Energy July revenues up sequentially

Stockwatch - Aug 7, 10:59

Solar cell maker Gintech Energy has reported consolidated revenues of NT$982 million (US$32.7 million) for July, increasing 7.1% sequentially but decreasing 29.42% on year, and January-July...

Over 3GW of US utility scale PV projects at risk from anti-dumping case, says Solarbuzz

Aug 6, 15:45

More than 3GW of the projects currently in the US photovoltaic (PV) project pipeline had been set to use China modules, but with the recent anti-subsidy and anti-dumping rulings proposed...

Motech posts tiny profit for 2Q14

Stockwatch - Aug 6, 11:46

Solar cell maker Motech Industries has released its financial report for second-quarter 2014, recording net earnings per share of NT$0.06, according to the company.

Neo Solar, Giga Solar see mixed growths in July

Stockwatch - Aug 5, 11:56

Solar cell maker Neo Solar Power has reported July consolidated revenues of NT$2.052 billion (US$68.3 million), decreasing 7.08% sequentially but increasing 2.13% on year. PV conductive...

China June polysilicon imports hit record

Aug 5, 11:41

China imported 9,566 tons of polysilicon in June, the historically highest monthly level with on-month growth of 37.7%, according to China's General Administration of Customs.

China-made PV modules may be still competitive in US market, say Taiwan makers

Aug 4, 15:06

While the US Department of Commerce has set preliminary anti-subsidy and anti-dumping tariffs on PV products imported from China, China-based PV module makers can choose lighter tariffs...

Solartech, Danen July revenues down sequentially

Stockwatch - Aug 4, 10:40

Solar cell maker Solartech Energy saw July consolidated revenues of NT$577 million (US$19.2 million) hit a 13-month low, decreasing 30.39% sequentially and 8.54%. Solar wafer maker...

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