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JA Solar supplies 35.1MW of modules to Central America project

Mar 19, 14:57

JA Solar Holdings, a maker of high-performance solar power products, has announced that it will supply 35.1MW of modules to the second phase of a Guatemala solar farm.

Heraeus claims patent for Te-added glass material used to manufacture PV paste

Mar 18, 15:14

Germany-based Heraeus has announced joint possession with Japan-based Shoei Chemical of a patent regarding Te (tellurium)-added glass material used to make conductive silver PV paste...

EU plans to hike minimum import prices for China-made PV modules

Mar 17, 19:57

The European Union (EU) will review its Minimum Import Price (MIP) framework for China-made PV modules on April 1 and plans to hike minimum prices by 5.66% from EUR0.53/W (US$0.56)...

Led by commercial systems, 9% of solar PV systems in North America will have storage attached in 2018, says IHS

Mar 17, 15:55

Approximately 9% of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in North America will include attached storage in 2018. Led by commercial systems, 700 megawatts (MW) of PV systems with energy...

China PV module makers may begin withdrawal from MIP

Mar 16, 22:13

With the European Union (EU) deciding to remove three China-based PV module makers from the Minimum Import Price (MIP) framework for suspected circumvention of minimum import pricing...

Solar cell pricing may drop if US finalizes reduced tariffs on China-made PV modules

Mar 12, 11:56

The US Department of Commerce earlier this year preliminarily lowered an average anti-dumping and anti-subsidization tariff rate imposed on China-made PV modules in 2012 to 17.5%...

China-made PV modules seized at Europe ports in import violation probe, says report

Mar 12, 11:20

PV modules produced by 22 China-based makers have been seized by customs authorities at several seaports in Europe in investigations of alleged violation of floor import pricing and...

Some first-tier China PV makers reportedly plan to quit solar cell production

Mar 9, 21:45

Some first-tier China-based PV makers reportedly plan to stop production of crystalline silicon solar cells and then focus operation on producing PV modules and undertaking PV EPC...

Canada imposes preliminary anti-dumping, anti-subsidization tariffs on China-made PV products, says NBD

Mar 9, 11:24

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) has imposed preliminary anti-dumping and anti-subsidization tariffs of 9-286% on crystalline silicon PV modules and laminates (semi-finished...

Motech, Gintech see mixed results for February

Stockwatch - Mar 9, 11:04

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Motech Industries has reported February consolidated revenues reached NT$1.382 billion (US$43.86 million), decreasing 19.21% sequentially and...

Neo Solar Power February revenues hit 22-month low

Stockwatch - Mar 6, 14:41

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Neo Solar Power on March 5 reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.467 billion (US$46.6 million) for February 2015, the lowest monthly level since...

Taiwan solar cell makers looking for idle equipment in China

Mar 4, 22:20

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, including Motech Industries, Neo Solar Power and Gintech Energy, plan to set up production lines in countries other than China...

China PV module makers to suffer from Japan feed-in tariff cut

Mar 4, 11:52

The Japan government plans to reduce feed-in tariffs for PV systems and power-generating stations with installation capacity of over 10KWp to JPY27 (US$0.23)/kWh beginning July 2015,...

China imports about 93 million tonnes of polysilicon in January

Mar 3, 14:54

China recorded total imports of 93.09 million tonnes of solar-grade polysilicon in January, increasing 1.1% on month, and 57.80 tonnes or 62.09% of which was through export processing...

Competition increasing between first-tier China, Taiwan solar cell makers

Mar 2, 14:17

Of the 20-largest global crystalline silicon solar cell makers, 10 China-based and seven Taiwan-based makers are expected to see increasing competition because global production capacity...

First-tier China solar cell makers expected to have 1.0-1.2GWp PERC capacity

Feb 26, 14:27

As the China government has set minimum energy conversion rates for technologically leading crystalline silicon solar cell makers to obtain financial support, first-tier China-based...

Motech reportedly to add solar cell capacity via partnership with Aide Solar Energy

Feb 25, 12:09

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Motech Industries will form a strategic partnership with Jiangsu Aide Solar Energy Technology, a China-based subsidiary of Taiwan-based diode...

Taiwan solar cell industry expected to reshuffle in 2015

Feb 17, 12:38

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have been generally in a weak price-negotiating position due to the negative impact of US anti-dumping tariffs, and consequently...

Four more Taiwan PV makers to tap US market

Feb 16, 15:52

In addition to Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell maker Motech Industries which has marketed own-brand PV modules in the US market, Taiwan-based PV module makers Win Win...

China reaches PV installation capacity of 10.60GWp in 2014, says NEA

Feb 16, 10:09

PV systems and PV power-generating stations established and connected to power grids in China in 2014 had a total installation capacity of 10.60GWp, taking up 25% of the global total,...

Taiflex posts net EPS of NT$4.32 for 2014

Feb 13, 15:43

Flexible CCL specialist Taiflex Scientific saw its net profits decrease 13.7% on year to NT$885 million (US$28.1 million) in 2014, while consolidated sales slid 0.1% to NT$10.13 billion...

PV installation capacity in Japan may fall in 2015, 2016

Feb 12, 12:03

As the Japan government is set to reduce feed-in tariffs for PV power-generating stations with installation capacities of at least 10KWp from JYP32 (US$0.27)/kWh currently to JPY25-29/kWh...

Revenues for leading solar PV module suppliers reach 3-year high in 4Q14, says IHS

Feb 11, 14:05

Quarterly solar photovoltaic (PV) module revenues (excluding processing service revenues) by the 20 leading global suppliers increased to US$5.9 billion in the fourth quarter of 2014,...

Win Win Precision aims to ship 500MWp of PV modules in 2017

Feb 9, 22:07

Win Win Precision Technology, a Taiwan-based PV module vendor under the brand Winaico and EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) contractor for rooftop PV systems, shipped 80MWp...

China sets minimum standards for subsidized PV modules

Feb 6, 15:46

China's National Energy Administration has set minimum energy conversion rates for PV modules used in PV systems and PV power-generating stations subject to subsidies offered by the...

China 2014 PV installation capacity far short of target, says NEA

Feb 5, 16:14

The total installation capacity of PV systems and PV power-generating stations set up around China in 2014 is estimated at nearly 10GWp, almost 29% less than the target of 14GWp,...

Taiwan solar cell makers under price-cut pressure due to EUR, JPY depreciation

Feb 4, 11:50

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have been faced with pressure of lowering quotes from PV module firms in Europe and Japan who are asking for price reductions to...

GET sees increased January revenues

Feb 3, 20:37

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) on February 3 reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.538 billion (US$48.6 million) for January, increasing...

Taiwan makers warned not to export B-grade solar cells, PV modules to US

Feb 2, 15:09

Considering that the US government in 2016 will review anti-dumping tariffs imposed on Taiwan-made crystalline silicon solar cells, experts in the PV industry in Taiwan are warning...

SAS expects solar wafer capacity to be in full use in 1Q15, says president

Feb 2, 11:00

Solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) expects utilization of its polycrystalline ingot growing capacity to rise from 70% currently to 100% in first-quarter 2015,...

Tainergy Tech to hike solar cell capacity to 1GWp in 2015

Feb 2, 10:58

Polycrystalline silicon solar cell maker Tainergy Tech will expand its total annual production capacity from 700MWp currently to 1GWp in 2015, according to the company.

China 2014 polysilicon imports hit record

Jan 30, 11:22

China imported 102,200 tonnes of polysilicon in 2014, the highest annual figure on record and growing 26.7% on year, according to China customs statistics.

TSEC to showcase P-type PERC monocrystalline solar cell at Japan Expo

Jan 30, 10:10

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker TSEC will exhibit V-Cell, a P-type PERC (passivated emitter rear cell) monocrystalline model with an energy conversion rate of 21%, at the International...

EU may dismiss SolarWorld request for anti-circumvention probe again, say Taiwan makers

Jan 29, 11:46

The European Union (EU) is likely to dismiss Germany-based SolarWorld AG's request for a renewed anti-circumvention investigation and instead will review the minimum price and annual...

Giga Solar Materials expects 50% growth for PV silver paste shipments in 2015

Jan 29, 11:35

Giga Solar Materials has seen booming shipments of PV silver paste, surpassing Heraeus and Samsung Electronics to become the second largest supplier of this solar cell material in...

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